Heinous act! Wildlife rescuers save terrified leopard from 'jaws of death' poachers’ trap

Heinous act! Wildlife rescuers save terrified leopard from 'jaws of death' poachers’ trap

Leopard in long grass after being darted (Image: Wildlife SOS) "Jaw traps are lethal hunting devices which can cause severe lacerations, joint dislocations, fractures and even death in most cases.” It took several hours to complete the rescue operation but, after being sedated, the leopard was given a thorough examination and treatment, having fortunately escaped breaking its leg.

'APPALLING!' Fury at dog-smuggling gangs as UK campaigners issue plea

'APPALLING!' Fury at dog-smuggling gangs as UK campaigners issue plea

Daisy the dachshund's puppy born days after being smuggles into UK (Image: Beth Walsh) The mother dog was seized at a border checkpoint as part of a consignment of pedigree breeds heavily pregnant with lucrative puppies.

Giant wolfdog with terminal cancer is given forever home

Giant wolfdog with terminal cancer is given forever home

We show off their adorable moments in the hope of helping people identify with them at least and maybe change their fear response into a healthy respect through education.’ (Picture: Brittany Allen) (Picture: Shy Wolf Sanctuary/Brittany Allen) Brittany also explained that wolfdogs can be hard to handle – given you never know which side (wolf or dog) will be most dominant.

Incredible moment paralysed leopard cub WALKS again - WATCH

Incredible moment paralysed leopard cub WALKS again - WATCH

There was little hope for the seven month old cub when she was brought in for treatment at the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre after being hit by a speeding vehicle trying to cross a busy road to catch up with her mother.

Duke, the former dog mayor of a Minnesota village, dies months after retiring

Duke, the former dog mayor of a Minnesota village, dies months after retiring

After his retirement, Karen said he would spend the rest of his days lying on the lawn and eating his favorite foods: cheeseburgers, jerky treats, and a little bit of sweet stuff. The post said: ‘Our beloved mayor Duke went to doggie heaven today.

New Technology Will Let You Play with your Dog or Cat Anywhere!

New Technology Will Let You Play with your Dog or Cat Anywhere!

Petcube Inc., formed by three friends from the Ukraine, is poised to release a very exciting new product aimed specifically at pet parents and their pets. Petcube will help dog and cat lovers play with their pets even when they can’t be in the same room.

They look cute, but should we rescue Romania’s street dogs?

They look cute, but should we rescue Romania’s street dogs?

There are no guarantees with behaviour, because you’re working with a living animal Haskal agrees that adopting rescue dogs from Romania has its risks.

Will you adopt this dog to save her from a kill shelter?

Will you adopt this dog to save her from a kill shelter?

Gina Mccallum, who runs Shar Pei Rescue of Scotland, said: ‘We were devastated when Noelle died so we decided to put the remaining funds raised for her towards helping the mum and her litter of puppies in Romania.

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

HSI rescuers welcome dogs from South Korea (Image: HSI UK) The dog meat farmer who handed over the nine dogs that arrived in the UK explained why he called time on the business he launched 14 years ago.

Experts warn that shouting at your dog could lead to worse behaviour

Experts warn that shouting at your dog could lead to worse behaviour

But animal experts are warning that yelling is the worst thing you can do if you’re trying to train your dog. Dr. Haywood says it’s important for dog owners to remember that their pets aren’t human, so they’re not going to respond in the same way.

Nepal's Day of the Dog celebrates very good pups in all their glory

Nepal's Day of the Dog celebrates very good pups in all their glory

A proud dog wearing tika, a sign of respect and honour (Picture: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)Each year in Nepal, a very special tradition takes place. Trained dogs doing brilliant things, as well as strays without homes, are celebrated on this special day (Picture: EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA)

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

A report from the veterinary charity PDSA revealed that 24 per cent of British pet owners carried out no preparatory work ahead of bringing an animal into their home, a figure equating to 5.2 million people.

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.

Greedy dog lucky to be alive after eating 206 PEBBLES during beach walk

"We've had dogs swallowing stones before but usually one or two, three at a push - 206 is unheard of."You'd think as a 12-year-old he'd know better."We really thought the worst when we saw the X-ray - how are we going to get all these out?"How much damage has already been done?"But we're delighted he's made a full recovery, he's really very lucky to be alive."

Duke the very good dog was the perfect ring bearer at his owners’ wedding

Duke the very good dog was the perfect ring bearer at his owners’ wedding

(Picture: Robbie Khan/Caters News)Lily said that Duke has always been a big part of her and Zac’s relationship and decided no-one else should have the task of bringing them their rings to the altar.

Dog who played Duke in famous Bush's Baked Beans commercials has died

Dog who played Duke in famous Bush's Baked Beans commercials has died

One of the dogs who played Duke in the commercials for Bush's Baked Beans has died. Bush's Beans issued a statement on Facebook remembering Sam, after being "overwhelmed by fan interest."