Dog abandoned for being 'too old' thrives in new home and as an 'ambassadog'

Dog abandoned for being 'too old' thrives in new home and as an 'ambassadog'

Maria BuckIt pains her to think of Rex being abandoned, particularly without teeth or the ability to defend himself if he “got in a jam.” She hopes families won’t give up on senior pets, and that more people will consider adopting them when they do need new homes.

Bones or no bones? The internet's mood is now determined by Noodle the pug

Bones or no bones? The internet's mood is now determined by Noodle the pug

Emmaline Childs, 37, said she first saw Graziano's videos of Noodle a few weeks ago, and fell in love with the sweetness of the "no bones" game.

Puppy perks: should workers get three weeks of paid leave to bond with a new pet?

Puppy perks: should workers get three weeks of paid leave to bond with a new pet?

Mars Petcare, makers of Whiskas and Pedigree, gives employees 10 hours of paid leave to look after a new pet, and after that they can bring the animal to work.A Manchester IT company, BitSol Solutions, gives staff a week of paid leave.

Want employees to return to the office? Let them bring their pandemic pets along

Want employees to return to the office? Let them bring their pandemic pets along

But people love their dogs and allowing employees to bring their pet to work could be a powerful way to entice those wary workers out of their homes and back to the office.

Will our pets suffer when we go back to work? We ask the expert

Will our pets suffer when we go back to work? We ask the expert

As I was leaving for work the other day, I saw my cat staring at me intensely from the window.We’re seeing people come to us saying their cat, dog or rabbit isn’t fitting in with their lifestyle or they’re having issues, so they want to rehome.

Chris Packham backs eco drive to halt 'cruel' dolphin slaughter in Faroe Islands

Chris Packham backs eco drive to halt 'cruel' dolphin slaughter in Faroe Islands

Chris Packham backs eco drive to halt 'cruel' dolphin slaughter in Faroe Islands.CHRIS Packham and Dale Vince have backed a green group calling for a ban on the "cruel and unnecessary" slaughter of Faroe Island whales and dolphins.

Everything you should consider before getting a pet

Everything you should consider before getting a pet

Homer-Early says that it’s ‘important to do your research and ensure whatever animal you’re planning to get will fit your lifestyle.’.Plus, if you’re working full-time, you may need to cover daycare and dog walker costs too, Ali says.

Boohoo is selling matching Halloween costumes for you and your dog

Boohoo is selling matching Halloween costumes for you and your dog

Simply terrifying (Picture: Boohoo)Moreover, if these outfits don’t tickle your fancy, here are five of the best pet costumes to dress your dog in come October 31.

'Cat hack' mystery as neighbour stumped by water bottle trick to warn off unwanted pets

'Cat hack' mystery as neighbour stumped by water bottle trick to warn off unwanted pets

More than 250 people commented on the picture and tried to explain how the water bottles are supposedly a hack to repel any cat or dog who may want to use someone’s garden as a public toilet.

How to get the 'CURP' out of your tenderloin? This is how you can do it in CDMX

How to get the 'CURP' out of your tenderloin? This is how you can do it in CDMX

To give them protection, Mexico City created the Unique Registry of Companion Animals , a kind of CURP for pets .The RUAC is a registry in which the identification information of the companion animals of the natural or legal persons of the Mexican capital can be entered.

Couple find pet chihuahua in suitcase after dog sneaks in for a free holiday

Couple find pet chihuahua in suitcase after dog sneaks in for a free holiday

Jared posted on Facebook when they had Icky safe and sound, writing: ‘You know it’s going to be an epic trip to Vegas when you get to the airport to check your bags.6lbs over weight, and out pops a chihuahua from your boot!!

Pen Farthing’s ‘tears of relief’ as Afghan animal shelter workers resettle in UK

Pen Farthing’s ‘tears of relief’ as Afghan animal shelter workers resettle in UK

Mr Farthing said he was ‘so bloody happy’ when his staff managed to get to Pakistan last month (Picture: PA)He added: ‘Definitely the American government and the British government could have planned this withdrawal a lot better and in a different way, without a shadow of a doubt.

Dog found alive six days after being swept away by river

Dog found alive six days after being swept away by river

Bobby is a very lucky boy (Picture: Triangle)A very lucky dog has been found alive nearly a week after being washed away by a river.Then, on his 51st birthday, Simon got a call from Farmgate Veterinary Surgery to say Bobby had been found.

Gadgets for cats and dogs: 6 best wearable pet tech and innovative toys

Gadgets for cats and dogs: 6 best wearable pet tech and innovative toys

It comes from a three-year study conducted by Mars Petcare veterinarians, researchers and scientists, who studied more than 5,000 videos from 2,500 dogs submitted by owners (more than 11 million days of pets playing), to understand what various behaviour changes – and eventual vet appointments – added up to.

Hoda Kotb is 'Making Space' for life lessons from Mitch Albom

Hoda Kotb is 'Making Space' for life lessons from Mitch Albom

He wouldn't have said, 'Hey, let's talk now so that Hoda will be asking you some questions one day on her podcast.'Toward the end, she couldn't walk, but Albom said she was fine with that, since he carried her everywhere.

Louis Wain’s anthropomorphic cats to go on display at Bethlem museum

Louis Wain’s anthropomorphic cats to go on display at Bethlem museum

“I hope that the exhibition shows the influence of cats on Wain’s work, and how they are bound up with his personal life and artistic success.”.

Huntsman filmed shooting dog dead ‘that was no longer fit for purpose’

Huntsman filmed shooting dog dead ‘that was no longer fit for purpose’

The Duke of Beaufort’s Hunt insisted dogs were ‘humanely euthanised’ (Picture: Keep the Ban / SWNS)Kennel staff at a leading countryside hunt have been filmed shooting dead retired hounds.

Sam Asghari surprises fiancée Britney Spears with new puppy — see the cute video

Sam Asghari surprises fiancée Britney Spears with new puppy — see the cute video

Britney Spears and her fiancé, Sam Asghari, have a new member of the family.Porsha is the newest member of Britney Spears and Sam Asghari's family.The pop icon shared a video on Instagram taken alongside her fiancé posting with her gorgeous diamond ring, writing in the caption, "can’t f--king believe it 💍💍💍💍💍💍❣️!!!!!!".

Guardian angel: a dog lover creates a close-knit community in a London park

Guardian angel: a dog lover creates a close-knit community in a London park

Mark Davis carries around photographs of his now- deceased dogs Bonnie, Smokey, Zola and Bobby, and shows them to people who attend the free dog socialisation sessions he has run every morning in Norwood Park, south-east London, for 18 years.

Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Poor old Duke was abandoned in an empty house and left to starve (Picture: SWNS)When Duke the Akita was found scared and abandoned in an empty house, he was underweight, had severe muscle loss, and his legs were covered in sores.

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