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.
(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.
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.
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.
(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 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.
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.
“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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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 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.
(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.
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.
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".