Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

"It was obvious he was having difficulties walking, and his front legs were pretty much useless." Milo moved using his elbows and wristbones, according to Hays, who had the dog checked out by a veterinarian.

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

To learn more about how exactly cats went from living in the wild, to becoming our pets, to their current celebrity status , we teamed up with Purina in search of answers to cat owners’ most pressing questions about feline evolution.

HEARTBREAKING: The 'adorable' dog so unlucky in love he has been rejected 3,000 times

HEARTBREAKING: The 'adorable' dog so unlucky in love he has been rejected 3,000 times

We absolutely adore him and just want to see him settle into a long term home.” Blue the lurcher is described as calm and friendly and yet nobody has offered him a home (Image: RSPCA) Playful Blue has been overlooked by more than 3,000 potential owners (Image: RSPCA) As the RSPCA was making a case for Blue to be rehomed, it detailed the average times different breeds spend waiting at its rescue centres before being adopted.

You can go speed dating with Battersea’s loneliest residents for Valentine’s Day

You can go speed dating with Battersea’s loneliest residents for Valentine’s Day

(Picture: Heal’s) It’s almost Valentine’s Day and this speed dating event means you can get the perfect match.

Britain's most love-starved dog DESPERATE for a permanent home after 5 years in a shelter

Britain's most love-starved dog DESPERATE for a permanent home after 5 years in a shelter

Muffin has been in a dogs home for almost all of her five years (Image: Dogs Trust) Ms Cochrane continued: “After all the hard work she has put in, we really hope Muffin finally finds her special someone.

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

A special day for a special dog With her name in lights, Bretagne and her guardian, Denise Corliss, were stylishly led around the city for her special day. Read more amazingly heroic stories here >> National Disaster Preparedness Month These are the dogs we rely on when disasters strike.

Is this be Britain’s unluckiest dog? Pet waiting more than a 1,000 DAYS for new home

Is this be Britain’s unluckiest dog? Pet waiting more than a 1,000 DAYS for new home

Zen is being backed by a Valentine's Day appeal (Image: NAWT) “Either the potential owners have pulled out, or their circumstances have changed and they could no longer give Zen a home.” Despite being feted on social media, coached by top trainers and having sleepovers and days out with animal charity staff, he awaits his forever home.

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

Scratchy shows joy at being reunited (Image: Twitter/Chris Packham) The operation was carried out by veterinary experts at Optivet Referrals in Havant, Hampshire, close to where the presenter lives in the New Forest with his aged black poodle and the frozen remains of brother Itchy who died two years ago.

Feral Cat Saves a Helpless Kitten during Tornado

Feral Cat Saves a Helpless Kitten during Tornado

“The cat was covered in dirt and debris and wood splinters,” says Cantrell on bideawee.org , “I thought the cat was injured, then I went to examine it and I saw a little head with two little beady eyes pop up covered in mud, and I realized the larger cat was clinging onto a kitten.” As it would turn out the larger cat was a feral male.

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

Some pet parents try to encourage their cats to drink more water by refreshing the bowl throughout the day, but this can be hard if you’re away from home much.

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

2. Extra Feeding by Family Members One of the most common reasons dog weight-loss plans fail is because not all of the humans in the dog’s life are on the same page.

Chunky pug who weighs the same as a toddler is going on a diet

Chunky pug who weighs the same as a toddler is going on a diet

The dog piled on weight because her previous owner, who was partially sighted, wasn’t able to take her for walks or give her any exercise. Steve takes Winston and Sugar out for four walks a day.

Woman finishes marathon holding puppy she rescued along the way

Woman finishes marathon holding puppy she rescued along the way

Khemjira even went back to the point where Nong Chom had been found to double check that there wasn’t an owner or mother dog looking for him – but it seems as though this puppy had no one else in the world.

These dogs are enjoying the snow more than anyone

These dogs are enjoying the snow more than anyone

While snow has settled in some parts of the UK already, it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere anytime soon as the UK is facing ‘very significant snowfall’ this week.

British employees want flexible working hours and more staff benefits, study claims

British employees want flexible working hours and more staff benefits, study claims

The study also revealed employees who started their working life in 2010 or later are most likely to want pets in the office, and free breakfast supplies. Free tea and coffee is most valued by workers aged between 45-54, with over-55's the most likely to seek out an enhanced pension contribution.

New leash on life? Staying slim keeps pooches happy, healthy

She said the findings support longstanding evidence that dogs and cats carrying extra weight "have significant health risks and that their quality of life can be negatively impacted." Reviewing the study with her colleague Dr Sarah Dodd, a doctoral student at Ontario Veterinary College, Abood noted that the pet food industry in North America defines a "complete and balanced" pet diet as containing all the nutrients required and in the correct ratios.

Man's best friend! Rescue puppy helps new owner beat diabetes - 'He has helped my SOUL!'

Man's best friend! Rescue puppy helps new owner beat diabetes - 'He has helped my SOUL!'

Long dog walks with Charlie have helped owner Ron Lightfoot reverse diabetes (Image: Dogs Trust) Ten-mile-a-day walks with Charlie the lurcher have been vital for helping the retired firefighter lose almost four stone and improve both his mental and physical health.

'Disgusting!' Fury after 'terribly thin' cat found dumped by heartless owner

'Disgusting!' Fury after 'terribly thin' cat found dumped by heartless owner

Emaciated cat dumped like rubbish (Image: RSPCA) The young ginger cat was so skinny that almost every bone could be seen protruding from his body.

Freed! Critically endangered creatures destined for cruel lives as pet returned to forest

Freed! Critically endangered creatures destined for cruel lives as pet returned to forest

One small step for rescued Javan loris takes it back to the wild (Image: International Animal Rescue) Conservationists released 65 critically endangered Javan slow lorises back to the trees after rescuing them from poachers.

Stray Dogs Attend Funeral, Mourners Find New Hope

Stray Dogs Attend Funeral, Mourners Find New Hope

Suárez lived 830 miles away from the funeral home, making the visit from the pack of stray dogs a shock and delight for Suárez’s daughter, Patricia Urrutia. The pack of stray dogs came inside the funeral home and stood guard at the coffin, reported Meghan Keneally of ABC News .

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