Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

One-year-old Bertie has a genetic condition that caused his legs to stop growing – his feet are now rolled underneath his body and he’s in agony.

One of the skinniest dogs ever rescued by RSPCA...and look her now!

One of the skinniest dogs ever rescued by RSPCA...and look her now!

RSCPA staff say Skye was the skinniest dog they have rescued (Image: RSPCA) The sight of Skye the Staffie enjoying the good life with her new family is a lifetime away from the horrific skeletal figure that greeted rescuers.

Dog abandoned and tied to tree 50 metres from animal shelter

Dog abandoned and tied to tree 50 metres from animal shelter

Officers from the RSPCA Ashley Heath Animal Centre in Ringwood, Hampshire, said Bruce was ‘very scared and shaking’ when they found him. Bruce was ‘very scared and shaking’ when they found him (Picture: Solent) Now they have launched an investigation to try and find Bruce’s owner.

'It is a shame!' Britain’s tiger-striped dogs WAIT LONGER for new homes than other rescues

'It is a shame!' Britain’s tiger-striped dogs WAIT LONGER for new homes than other rescues

"It would be lovely if 2019 could change the fortunes of some of the longer stay dogs in our care and they could finally find their forever home.” Stella still waiting a year on at RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey (Image: RSPCA) STELLA.

These are the most popular names for rescue dogs

These are the most popular names for rescue dogs

(Picture Dogs Trust / SWNS)Bella and Max are the most common names for rescue dogs taken in over the past year. Another crossbreed, four-year-old Max, is looking for a new home at the Loughborough centre in Leicestershire.

Hero police dog killed while trying to take down murder suspect on Christmas Eve

Hero police dog killed while trying to take down murder suspect on Christmas Eve

A police dog was killed while trying to tackle a suspected murderer outside a shopping centre on Christmas Eve. K9 Cigo was in the middle of taking down suspected Latin Kings gang member The Mall in Wellington Green, Florida, when he was shot.

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

HSI rescuers welcome dogs from South Korea (Image: HSI UK) The dog meat farmer who handed over the nine dogs that arrived in the UK explained why he called time on the business he launched 14 years ago.

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Sadly, Mr Moffatt died recently and Buddy has boomeranged back to the Dogs Trust West Calder rescue centre, where an appeal is being launched to help him find a new forever home.

Christmas MIRACLE! Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog finally gets a break - 'We are so happy!'

Christmas MIRACLE! Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog finally gets a break - 'We are so happy!'

We’re looking forward to our first Christmas with her.”UK's unluckiest dog Daisy rolling with joy as she gets new home (Image: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Sad-eyed Daisy who spent 124 days in care before getting new hone (Image: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Daisy’s predicament as a “boomerang dog” – one that has been returned to a rescue centre – highlights the predicament faced by elderly pets coming through Battersea’s gates, with many having to wait far longer to be re-homed than their younger counterparts.Over the past three years, more than 900 dogs aged seven or over have been found new homes by Battersea, with the average stay before being resettled 40 days.

Daisy is the the ‘unluckiest rescue dog’ who has spent 100 days at Battersea as no one will adopt her

Daisy is the the ‘unluckiest rescue dog’ who has spent 100 days at Battersea as no one will adopt her

She still loves playing with toys and chasing squirrels (Picture: Battersea Dog and Cats Home)Steve continued: ‘Older dogs, like Daisy, are already house trained and while many still have a lot of get-up-and-go, older dogs need a lot less exercise making them a lot less work for a new owner.

Pooches living their best life at a £1m luxury resort for dogs

Pooches living their best life at a £1m luxury resort for dogs

(Picture: Mercury Press)Founded by Scott Williams, a power boat racer who struggled to find good accommodation for his dogs while travelling, the hotel offers penthouse, garden view and executive suites.

Test-tube lion cubs raise hope for big cats’ survival

Test-tube lion cubs raise hope for big cats’ survival

The owner of Ukutula Game Reserve & Conservation Centre Willi Jacobs, 60, said: “They are both absolutely perfect cubs in every way."They are happy, healthy and playful – and leading us a merry dance."We decided to honour the researcher Isabella by naming the female cub after her and the male after her fiance Victor.”

Woman who delivers guide dogs as a puppy midwife has the best job in the world

Woman who delivers guide dogs as a puppy midwife has the best job in the world

(Picture: PA Real Life)Nicole said: ‘The dogs are very rewarding and I love supporting our volunteer families.

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Police are on the hunt for a man who killed a months-old puppy by hurling it over the fence of an animal rescue centre.