Photos of emaciated lions spark campaign to save them

Photos of emaciated lions spark campaign to save them

Photos of five lions at Al-Qureshi Park in the capital city of Khartoum show how thin the creatures are and have inspired an advocate to launch a campaign called #SudanAnimalRescue to save them.

Dachshund won't let his short legs stop his dream of being a sheepdog

Dachshund won't let his short legs stop his dream of being a sheepdog

Archie on the farm (Picture: Ebony Hewitt)‘Archie would almost be my pick if I had to choose – he is small and has very fast little legs which means he can get around the sheep with ease and speed.

Dog sniffs out tumour the size of a rugby ball in owner's leg

Dog sniffs out tumour the size of a rugby ball in owner's leg

Her doctor told her she needed an urgent scan, but while she was waiting, it got worse so she went to A&E, where tests revealed a huge tumour growing in the area that seven-year-old Dave had been sniffing at.

How the world's funniest-looking dog finally found a home

How the world's funniest-looking dog finally found a home

Jubilee the wide-eyed husky lay languishing unwanted in a shelter, until her carers hit on the idea of sharing her sad saga on Facebook.Anyway, Jubilee ended up at the Husky House shelter in New Jersey , where she languished for 18 months because no one wanted her.

Husky abandoned for looking ‘weird’ finally finds a home

Husky abandoned for looking ‘weird’ finally finds a home

Four-year-old husky Jubilee got a load of attention last week after New Jersey shelter Husky House posted a moving Facebook status from the dog’s perspective.

Doglove

Doglove

➜ If the custom engraving option is available, engrave onto the back of the pendant your loved one's name, your wedding date, an anniversary, or anything else you want to remember and keep you close to their heart.

400 dogs turn out to support dying pooch Marley on one of his final walks

400 dogs turn out to support dying pooch Marley on one of his final walks

Ashleigh and Marley on the walk (Picture: Ashleigh Murray)But the big event she wanted was a huge walk, inviting dog owners and their pups from across Northern Ireland to join them, making one of his final walkies one to remember.

Service dog goes on his first trip to Build-A-Bear and it’s adorable

Service dog goes on his first trip to Build-A-Bear and it’s adorable

He’s currently in training to be an assistance dog and is picking things up fast.Kathryn is trying to train him for a whole range of scenarios and although he loved getting to pick up his own toy, it also means he’s ready to help his future owner pick things out when they go shopping.

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Settling right in (Picture: @dumplingandbobby/Instagram)The Labrador Rescue group shared the good news with followers, saying: ‘Our little Dumpling has become a massive social media star, her story has been shared far and wide by our supporters, celebrities, news sites, it’s been overwhelming!.

Animal cruelty: Pregnant dog loses puppies after sick owner ties stomach with wire

Animal cruelty: Pregnant dog loses puppies after sick owner ties stomach with wire

A pregnant dog was abandoned with wire tied around her stomach killing her puppies (Image: PAWS2RESCUE)“Our rescuers saw her running in pain in the fields.“After hours persevering, they were able to catch her and take her to the vet.“What we saw was horrifying, the extent of the cruelness of the human mind to harm any living animal broke our hearts in two.

If you have a dog who hates being alone, a podcast for pooches could be the answer

If you have a dog who hates being alone, a podcast for pooches could be the answer

However, you can’t avoid having to go out all the time, and your dog will need to eventually overcome their separation anxiety.Created by the University of York’s Alex Benjamin, My Dog’s Favourite Podcast for Spotify is designed specifically for pups who are home alone.

What is dogfishing?

What is dogfishing?

People in the UK are being cruelly dogfished (Picture: Ken Jack/Getty Images) New statistics released by Dogs Trust have revealed that thousands of dog lovers may have been ‘dogfished ’ into buying illegally imported puppies .

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

After one disagreement over a cat resulted in a £20,000 court case, we would like to hear about your experiences.But having a cat can make life difficult – especially when it comes to relationships with our neighbours.

Meet Hulk, the lime green puppy taking the internet by storm

Meet Hulk, the lime green puppy taking the internet by storm

Although Stamey was initially “freaked out a little bit” by Hulk’s color, she remembered seeing a Facebook post from years ago in which someone posted a similar story about their dog, and said that the coloring was not harmful to the puppies.

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Evie’s owners bought her on Christmas Eve and she was rushed to hospital the next day (Picture: Dog’s Trust) She contracted the fatal parvo virus as a result of the conditions she was kept in (Picture: Dogs Trust)They gave the example of Sarah, who thought she would be getting well-bred dog from a happy home when she saw the advert for Evie.

5 must-learn commands

5 must-learn commands

The easiest way to teach that is by offering a treat or praise (read good boy/girl), each time s/he looks at you, regardless of whether you call out your pet’s name or not.Train your dog at home first: It’s essential to find out whether your pet is comfortable in her environment.

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

The character list for the play includes humans and dogs, and Hollman suggests that the actors could carry “those stiff ‘invisible dog’ leads, which were used in music hall”.

Husky dumped by breeder for looking ‘weird’ is desperately searching for a home

Husky dumped by breeder for looking ‘weird’ is desperately searching for a home

Jubilee was ditched by a breeder because of her ‘weird’ looks Picture: Husky House)Can you help Jubilee find the loving home she deserves?Jubilee is also a little shy (Picture: @HuskyHouseNJ)She cannot live with other cats but likes other dogs, and will need plenty of space for exercise.

Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?

Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?

“A lot of dogs are not getting enough rest,” says Alex Benjamin, a psychologist at the University of York who advised the producers.

Dog walker accused of losing pets who ‘were found dead’ to face court

Dog walker accused of losing pets who ‘were found dead’ to face court

April Lock was also devastated after hearing her dogs had gone missing (Picture: SWNS) Ralph (L) and Charlie were in Louise’s care while April went to Spain (Picture: SWNS)April, of Streetly, West Midlands, said: ‘We want justice for the dogs.

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