King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

Indeed, Colton the Schipperke is introduced seventh despite being ineligible for Best in Show (even though no one in the crowd has been made aware unless they’ve been checking the news on their phones).

World famous feline followers

World famous feline followers

All stories were inspired by Tabitha, the pet cat The Bronte Sisters : English author sisters, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, endorsed the theory that all their works of literature were inspired by cats.

Meet Sniffles, the adorable pup without a nose looking for a home

Meet Sniffles, the adorable pup without a nose looking for a home

The pooch originally hails from Puerto Rico, where he was a stray who lost his nose after being attacked by a group of dogs in 2017, according to Wacker. Poodle and Pooch Rescue Wacker also hopes Sniffles’ story can spur people to help other dogs.

Training Your Dog to Stay Calm Around His Dog Bowl

Training Your Dog to Stay Calm Around His Dog Bowl

( Note : Do not attempt to hand feed your dog if he has a history of aggressive behavior, e.g. snapping, lunging, biting.) Next, lower the bowl again, praise and hand feed while your dog remains sitting, and so on, until you can lower the bowl all the way to the floor.

HEARTBREAKING: Dog loses pup after cruel owner DUMPS IT when it began giving birth

HEARTBREAKING: Dog loses pup after cruel owner DUMPS IT when it began giving birth

She is currently recovering on fluids and medications but is still in a serious condition.” Hangdog Florence on a drip at RSPCA hospital (Image: RSPCA) Florence’s abandonment this December comes at one of the busiest times for the RSPCA, with the charity bracing itself for a tidal wave of calls about pets, wild animals and livestock in difficulties over the festive period.

The ultimate guide to remove dog pee smell instantly

The ultimate guide to remove dog pee smell instantly

The best way always is to blot the fresh dog pee immediately before it gets time to leave any stain or smell. Take a damp cloth and blot the pee immediately after your dog is done.

Square-Loving Cat on Twitter Inspires Curious Pet Parents

“A confident, assertive cat may be more likely to quickly investigate and sit inside the square,” says certified feline training and behavior specialist Paula Garber.

Pregnant dog abandoned in alley found carrying dead puppy

Pregnant dog abandoned in alley found carrying dead puppy

She was covered in so much of her own poo the RSPCA couldn’t tell what colour she was (Picture: My London/BPM Media)‘When she came into us we did an ultrasound that showed the presence of a dead foetus in her uterus.

Burger King launches first ever whopper for dogs

Burger King launches first ever whopper for dogs

On the heels of the chain's partnership with food delivery service DoorDash, the Whopper restaurant announced that its latest tasty treat isn't for people, rather, it's only for man's best friend. Burger King is promoting its new delivery service with free Whopper-flavored dog treats.

Greedy pug leaves owner with £6,000 vet bill after eating kebab stick

Greedy pug leaves owner with £6,000 vet bill after eating kebab stick

Monty the Pug next to the eight-inch kebab stick (Picture: Sharon Vanderhook/SWNS) The eight-inch kebab stick pierced his diaphragm and lungs (Picture: Sharon Vanderhook/SWNS)‘I was saying “sit, sit!” and I just thought he was in a strop ignoring me.

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond copied! A group effort has rescued three Florida manatees that swam from Tampa Bay into a pond during high tides caused by Hurricane Michael. The rescue operation took several hours and took a lot of strong backs lifting the animals out of the pond.

French bulldogs waddle across floor as they learn to walk in cute video

French bulldogs waddle across floor as they learn to walk in cute video

French bulldogs waddle across floor as they learn to walk in cute video copied! A group of puppy French bulldogs, barely 1 month old, are seen in an adorable video waddling across a slippery floor when their hind legs weren’t yet strong enough to support them. Read More

Snapchat introduces new filters for cats

Snapchat introduces new filters for cats

Snapchat has introduced filters specifically for cats, meaning you can now make it look like your pet is wearing glasses. Try them meow,” the company wrote on Twitter, alongside clips of the new filters, which include devil wings, glasses, unicorn horns, flower crowns and animal ears.

Two dogs tie the knot in a wedding ceremony at a care home

Two dogs tie the knot in a wedding ceremony at a care home

(Picture: Ethan Allen Residence/SWNS.COM)Boy wore a collar and bow tie and ate dog treats during the vows as 80 guests, most of whom were residents at the home, cheered them on.

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

Here’s an interesting dog fact for you: Did you know a Pit Bull is not a specific dog breed? The term is usually used to refer to one or several different bully breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Amstaff dogs), English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Bull Terrier.

Why does my cat prefer to drink water from the bathroom floor rather than a clean bowl?

Why does my cat prefer to drink water from the bathroom floor rather than a clean bowl?

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Hero volunteer rescues 6 dogs from rising Florence floodwaters

Hero volunteer rescues 6 dogs from rising Florence floodwaters

A heartwarming video posted on Sunday to Twitter by journalist Marcus DiPaola shows a volunteer freeing six frightened dogs locked in an outdoor cage in Leland, North Carolina, as floodwaters rise.

Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters

Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters

Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters copied! On Sunday, a volunteer rescuer from Texas named Ryan Nichols discovered a heartbreaking scene in Leland, North Carolina, when he found a few distressed dogs trapped in Florence’s floodwaters. The good Samaritan freed the dogs, TODAY’s Hoda Kotb reports in the Morning Boost.

Costumed canines by William Wegman – in pictures

Costumed canines by William Wegman – in pictures

Since the 1970s, the American artist William Wegman has photographed his dogs in a variety of poses; now a collection of his Polaroids is being exhibited in the UK for the first time. William Wegman: Polaroids is at the Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London W1, 26 September-20 October