RSPCA issues Valentine's Day appeal for HEARTBROKEN dog - 'We CAN'T understand it'

RSPCA issues Valentine's Day appeal for HEARTBROKEN dog - 'We CAN'T understand it'

He especially loves the beach, and we have learnt he likes to swim.” To help find Hector a home, the RSPCA has created a special online page to help potential owners decide if he is the dog for them.

Could you give Hector – Britain’s loneliest dog – a forever home?

Could you give Hector – Britain’s loneliest dog – a forever home?

(Picture: SWNS) A dog called Hector has been branded as the ‘loneliest dog in Britain’ after spending more than 500 days at an animal shelter. (Picture: SWNS) ‘He’s an active boy who is looking for like-minded owners who can take him on plenty of adventures.

Abandoned for being 'too old,' 16-year-old dog finds fame during Super Bowl

Abandoned for being 'too old,' 16-year-old dog finds fame during Super Bowl

For the second year in a row, the network will also feature “Puppy Bowl Presents: The Dog Bowl” as a fun way to encourage the adoption of senior shelter animals, special-needs pets and hard-to-adopt breeds.

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

(Picture: Jennifer Olohan /SWNS.COM) An animal shelter has been inundated with requests to adopt a puppy that was snatched and dumped on a building site by a hawk.

New York Family Rescues Dog While on a Trip 1,000 Miles Away From Home

New York Family Rescues Dog While on a Trip 1,000 Miles Away From Home

Courtesy of Faith Dallal Meeting Bacon: Love at First Sight In March 2016, Dallal and her family were on a trip to visit relatives in New Orleans, Louisiana, when they happened upon a scruffy little face that brought their months-long search for a dog to a happy end.

Giving Pets as Gifts: The Do’s and Don’ts

Giving Pets as Gifts: The Do’s and Don’ts

This makes the idea of buying a pet quite useless, don’t you think? I understand that some people want a particular breed of dog, and I don’t condemn that. That said, if you really want to gift pets, please consider adopting instead of buying.

Dumped dogs get much-needed transformation after fur was so matted they couldn’t move

Dumped dogs get much-needed transformation after fur was so matted they couldn’t move

(Picture: Furry Friends Refuge) ‘We do believe that there are more dogs where these came from and are working with law enforcement to investigate,’ shelter manager Andrea Touzani told The Dodo .

California becomes first US state to only sell rescued animals in pet shops

California becomes first US state to only sell rescued animals in pet shops

California is set to become the first US state to ban the sale of cats, dogs and rabbits in pet shops unless they are from rescue centres. Known as AB 485, under the new rules pet shop operators will have to provide records of each animal’s origin or face a $500 (£391) penalty.

Courageous Dog Survives 9 Days Buried Under Tornado Wreckage

Courageous Dog Survives 9 Days Buried Under Tornado Wreckage

A sigh of relief fell over Montgomery when he was sent a message through Facebook from a group called Rescuing Animals in Need: “I’ve got your dog right here.” Dexter was partially buried in the wreckage where the apartment building used to stand but seemed in good shape, “As soon as Dexter saw me, his tail started going,” recalled Montgomery.

Top 10 Essentials to Donate to Help Pet Shelters This Winter

Top 10 Essentials to Donate to Help Pet Shelters This Winter

As you shop for stocking stuffers for friends and family, it’s a great time to give back and help pet shelters by picking up much-needed items, like dog food, cat food and cat litter.

Saving Sadie: Dog Shot and Left for Dead Gets Second Chance at Life

Saving Sadie: Dog Shot and Left for Dead Gets Second Chance at Life

“They [the shelter] took Sadie knowing full well that no one would adopt her there with her injuries,” says Joal Derse Dauer, a local from Muskego, Wisconsin, had been donating blankets at the shelter when she noticed Sadie’s sad eyes and instantly was drawn to her.

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Three-month-old kittens Izzy and Twitch have cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as wobbly cat syndrome. With four rescue cats already living with the couple and their daughter, Jennifer Ferguson was reluctant to expand their feline family yet again.

From Shelter to Showbiz: Rescue Dog Maggie’s Journey to Fame

From Shelter to Showbiz: Rescue Dog Maggie’s Journey to Fame

“I wanted a companion, a friend, a dog to teach and learn from, to join [me] on adventures, and I knew she, or he, was going to come from a shelter or rescue.”

Wall-E the dog is returned to the shelter with all his toys and bed

Wall-E the dog is returned to the shelter with all his toys and bed

To make matters final, they returned all his toys and even his bed to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCAAC) in Arizona, U.S. The folks at MCAAC defended Wall-E’s former owners though, saying in a Facebook post: ‘This guy deserves a forever family who won’t give up on him.

Johnny Depp Sent to the Dog House? Could Face Jail Time for Smuggling His Pups into Australia

Johnny Depp Sent to the Dog House? Could Face Jail Time for Smuggling His Pups into Australia

According to Nardine Saad of the LA Times, about two weeks ago, Depp and his wife were accused of smuggling the dogs into Queensland on his private jet when they didn’t provide the proper documents or declare them on customs forms.

Chewy and Hill’s Throw Holiday Party for Shelter Dogs at Peggy Adams

Chewy and Hill’s Throw Holiday Party for Shelter Dogs at Peggy Adams

Chewy and Hill’s Throw Holiday Party for Shelter Dogs at Peggy Adams In honor of Giving Tuesday, Chewy recently partnered with pet food company Hill’s to throw shelter dogs a holiday party at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Neglected dog goes through major makeover as 6lbs of matted fur are snipped away

Neglected dog goes through major makeover as 6lbs of matted fur are snipped away

(Picture: Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio)Poor little Hamish has had a tough time, but things are looking up. (Picture: Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio)Hamish is currently being fostered to make sure he gets healthy, but soon he’ll be up for adoption.

Ikea opens its doors to help protect stray dogs from the rain

Ikea opens its doors to help protect stray dogs from the rain

Workers at an Ikea in Italy have transformed the store into a makeshift shelter for stray dogs with nowhere else to go. A post shared by noahromley (@noahromley) on Oct 21, 2018 at 9:58am PDT

This couple had the purr-fect idea for their wedding — a kitten hour!

This couple had the purr-fect idea for their wedding — a kitten hour!

So, for a donation to the Seattle Animal Shelter, the couple and their wedding guests received an hour with a litter of six kittens. "We had such a great experience with them that we also want to help other people have the same experience at their weddings," Colleen said.

New domestic violence shelter in New York to offer refuge for victims and their pets

New domestic violence shelter in New York to offer refuge for victims and their pets

A new domestic violence shelter will offer refuge to both abuse victims and their pets in a unique pilot scheme. She said the new refuge would mean "families in domestic violence situations will be sheltered safely with their pets and away from the abusers".

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