Cabinet cats are the purrfect distraction

Cabinet cats are the purrfect distraction

• Aditya Chakrabortty (11 April) quotes the health secretary, Matt Hancock, as saying voting Tory is now “something people start to do when they get their winter fuel allowance”. • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Sled dogs go on strike mid-race when leader shouts at one of them

Sled dogs go on strike mid-race when leader shouts at one of them

The leader of the famous Iditarod sled dog race had to drop out when his dogs refused to run anymore. The Iditarod is one of the most famous races in the world, with 52 mushers (dog racers) starting in Anchorage and aiming to finish in Nome.

Take a Pet-Friendly Vacation to Las Vegas for Spring Break

Take a Pet-Friendly Vacation to Las Vegas for Spring Break

The entire area is teeming with hotels, attractions and restaurants that increasingly welcome pups and their parents, making it a great pet-friendly vacation destination.

Libby Riddles Talks About Life as First Woman to Win the Iditarod

Libby Riddles Talks About Life as First Woman to Win the Iditarod

I should just go home.’ Courtesy of Libby Riddles [Then I remembered,] ‘Hey, wait a minute, I have to go help my dogs!’ I shut up, got up and started running after [my] dog team.

Police arrest man on suspicion of stealing pedigree cat

Police arrest man on suspicion of stealing pedigree cat

Mr Muk, a siberian forest cat, was taken from outside his north London home in July The ginger siberian forest cat, Mr Muk, had been missing since he was taken from outside his owner’s home in Islington, north London, on 30 July.

Where to Vacation With Your Dog: Dog-Friendly Sedona

Where to Vacation With Your Dog: Dog-Friendly Sedona

Nestled in lush Boynton Canyon, which features stunning red rocks studded with bright green trees, Enchantment Resort is one of the newer properties in town to offer a pet-friendly program.

Woman saved from rattlesnake after 'sweet hero' puppy jumps in front of her

Woman saved from rattlesnake after 'sweet hero' puppy jumps in front of her

“My hero of a puppy Todd saved me,” she wrote Friday on a Facebook post featuring photos of her injured dog, who took a bite to his face. She later posted a photo of herself with her dog, providing an update on the pup.

Dozens of rogue goats descend on Idaho neighborhood

Dozens of rogue goats descend on Idaho neighborhood

Joe Parris, a reporter with local NBC affiliate KTVB, tweeted a series of photos from the scene, noting that neighbors had no idea where the animals had come from when they descended around 7 a.m. He further reported the munching goats took a bit of a toll on residents' landscaping.

Hero husky helps rescue injured woman lost hiking in Alaska

Hero husky helps rescue injured woman lost hiking in Alaska

Picture: Facebook/Amelia MillingSource:Supplied“My first response was, where’s the owner?” Ms Milling said.“Then I saw the collar and it said (the dog) was a Crow Pass guide, and I realised that he was there to help me.”Nanook guided her back to the trail and camped with her overnight.The next day, Nanook stayed with Ms Milling as she attempted to ford the river.