Dog Hero takes a Bullet in Defense of her Family

Dog Hero takes a Bullet in Defense of her Family

According to the North Central Shelter’s Facebook page, as the criminals were running away one fired shots at the family pets and hit Charlie in two of her legs.

Pet on the Move? 7 Questions to Ask a Pet Sitter and Dog Walker

Pet on the Move? 7 Questions to Ask a Pet Sitter and Dog Walker

Like many online directories there has been a recent influx of pet-care directories to hit the web, as well as news stories stating that pet sitting is an easy way to earn extra cash. Does the pet sitter exhibit a positive attitude and seem comfortable and competent in caring for your four-legged family member?

Dog who lost her legs after nearly being eaten could be US's most heroic dog

Dog who lost her legs after nearly being eaten could be US's most heroic dog

(Picture: Elizabeth Howell/SWNS.COM)Her story has clearly touched the nation, as Chi Chi is now up for a bravery award. Owner Elizabeth Howell, 46, had started an Instagram to document Chi’s recovery and life, and a follower took notice, nominating her for the American Humane Society’s annual Hero Dog Awards.

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Tiny Albert has been accused of attacking two people in Epsom (Picture: SWNS)She said: ‘The little dog likes to sit outside, he lays there on his lead and just watches everything go by.

Behind the Scenes: The Rescue of Jax, the Kidnapped Puppy

Behind the Scenes: The Rescue of Jax, the Kidnapped Puppy

Kathryn: I am the HR Manager here at Allandale Veterinary Clinic and I was working that Saturday when Jax, the injured puppy, originally came in.

Boy has the sweetest reaction to meeting newly adopted puppy

Boy has the sweetest reaction to meeting newly adopted puppy

A little boy named Charlie was so overwhelmed that he could hardly speak when his family headed home with a puppy they just adopted in Fort Worth, Texas. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has the Morning Boost. Read More

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Diddy the six-year-old miniature pinscher went missing from Niki’s Berkshire home in the middle of the night and has not been seen since (Picture: INS)The animal rights activist and dog behaviourist has launched the hashtag ‘#findourdiddy’ and has received widespread support to try and find her missing pooch.

Bring home the right pooch, the right friend

Bring home the right pooch, the right friend

Suitable to familyIf you have children at home, you can choose from children-friendly, gentle and lovable breeds like Pug, English Cocker Spaniel, Boxer, Beagle, Basset Hound, Labrador, German Shepherd and Golden Retriever, amongst others.

5 Pet Adoption Stories That Just Might Inspire You to ‘Clear the Shelters’

5 Pet Adoption Stories That Just Might Inspire You to ‘Clear the Shelters’

I posted on a neighborhood Facebook group that I was looking for a pet to adopt, hoping to save a dog that needed to be rehomed from going to the shelter. Oh, and she also likes to come to work sometimes to help Mom. How to Adopt a Pet on Clear the Shelters Day

What to Do If You Find a Lost Dog

What to Do If You Find a Lost Dog

If the dog isn’t injured and you’re comfortable caring for her until you can reunite her with her pet parent, bringing her home with you is certainly an option. “I would recommend keeping the dog away from your own pets for several days to avoid illness or disease,” Jesus says.

8 German Shepherd Gifts for the Dog Lovers in Your Life

8 German Shepherd Gifts for the Dog Lovers in Your Life

The “It’s Not a Home Without a German Shepherd” sign by Imagine This Company is the perfect gift for German Shepherd parents, because they can assuredly let every visitor know just how much they appreciate their smiley, four-legged family member.

Lurcher, Blue, has been rejected by 3,420 potential owners

Lurcher, Blue, has been rejected by 3,420 potential owners

(Picture: RSPCA)Who could see that happy little face and not want to take four-year-old lurcher, Blue, home? Since then, he’s seen 49 kennel-mates taken to their fur-ever homes before him, and only one person has shown an interest in adopting him since November last year (and this unfortunately fell through).

Will you adopt this gorgeous dog who needs daily pedicures?

Will you adopt this gorgeous dog who needs daily pedicures?

(Picture: Dogs Trust/SWNS.COM)Dogs Trust desperately wants someone to give Snow a new home, and will help with future vet bills for her allergy treatment. (Picture: Dogs Trust/SWNS.COM)Staff at Dogs Trust are hoping that when they realise how much Snow loves her daily spa, someone will come forward and adopt her.

Can you help find the dog that guided this man through depression?

Can you help find the dog that guided this man through depression?

Cody ran off during a walk in Hadley Wood, Barnet, with a trusted dog walker that James has used for three years. (Picture: James Firsht)Understandably, James is utterly distraught by the loss of his best friend.

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Little Charley the Staffordshire bull terrier was brought into the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Burford, Oxfordshire in June – and has remained there ever since (Picture: Blue Cross)Laura Crofts, rehoming manager, said it could be ‘a few weeks, a few months or a few years’.

Wetherspoon bans dogs from all its pubs and hotels nationwide

Wetherspoon bans dogs from all its pubs and hotels nationwide

It’s the home of the comfortingly cheap full English, the classic Curry Club and the place where you can start downing pints at 9am in a completely judgement-free atmosphere but dogs are going to be banned in Wetherspoon pubs and hotels across the country.

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Explain your travel plans in detail to your veterinarian and ask if your fur child will be able to handle the stress that comes with unfamiliar noises, movements, and smells. The app allows you to find pet-friendly hotels, emergency vets, off-leash dog parks and more when you hit the road.

49 Ways to Make More Money Online (or Offline) This Year

49 Ways to Make More Money Online (or Offline) This Year

If you have plenty of used goods lying around your house, consider auctioning them off on eBay. While you won't get rich doing this, you could make a pretty penny and put those items to use by selling them.

Adorable dog tries real hard to get big stick through door

Adorable dog tries real hard to get big stick through door

Adorable dog tries real hard to get big stick through door copied! A dog in Manchester was so excited to find a huge stick to play with, but he ran into some issues when trying to bring the stick home. TODAY’s Carson Daly has the Daly Click. Read More

‘A piece of home’: Army specialist reunites with dog he rescued

‘A piece of home’: Army specialist reunites with dog he rescued

‘A piece of home’: Army specialist reunites with dog he rescued copied! Twenty-six year old Army Spc. Zach Mcintyre rescued a puppy while serving in Afghanistan. Now, the pair reunites in a heartfelt moment.

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