Bandit died after swallowing litter left on a beach, leaving his family including their five-year-old son heartbroken (Picture: MEN Media)A family has urged others not to litter on beaches after their dog died from eating barbecue leftovers scattered on sand dunes.
A serious hairdo (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lisa said ‘When I got the call I chuckled a little and thought “oh my god, I’m on my way to pick up a lion”, and when I get there it’s the funniest thing in the world.
One fluffy kitty was pleasantly surprised when his owner gave him an electrical head massage.Muji, whose account featured the massage video, is equally pampered and the pair are often picture living the good life together.
Comedian-writer David Walliams' children's books, including the popular The World's Worst series, has been accused of "classism" and "fat-shaming" by food writer-activist Jack Monroe.
Kelly DiCicco, manager of adoptions promotions at the ASPCA Adoption Centre, says “there’s no doubt that the response from people across the country willing to open their homes to animals in need during this challenging time has been enormous and unprecedented.”.
A dog has been rescued in China after its owner bound its mouth with a plastic band and tried to sell it for its meat.The previous owner, a farmer, is believed to have tried selling the dog to meat vendors because he had to move house and could no longer care for it.
The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.
Former London Underground engineers Sam and Mark Green said saving dogs has ‘healed’ them (Picture: Mark Green/Rex/)A couple who helped police comb through evidence while surrounded by bodies in the wake of the 7/7 bombings, were forced to relive the trauma when they were impacted by a second terror attack 14 years later.
Getty ImagesResearchers have created a better way of determining how to compare the ages of people and their four-legged friends .Trending stories,celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.“Since the two species don’t age at the same rate over their lifespans, it turns out it’s not a perfectly linear comparison, as the 1:7 years rule-of-thumb would suggest,” reads a press release on the study.
The research – which uncovered how a third of immunocompromised over 55s are not aware that complications from flea bites can be fatal in extreme cases – went on to suggest that pet owners have found it much harder to treat their cat or dog during lockdown.
The Labrador was abandoned outside Jasmil Kennels in Kent (Picture: Swale Council/ SWNS)An elderly Labrador was found tied to the railings outside a dog kennel with a note saying he had not ‘lernt to be good (sic)’.
A heavily-pregnant dog covered in fleas and maggots was cruelly dumped in a cardboard box in Surrey (Image: RSPCA)“The vet team put her straight on a drip to get vital fluids into her little body.“A scan showed Penny was carrying six puppies.“Just a day after she was rescued, she gave birth, but very sadly none of the puppies survived.
Ruby the Labrador and the little chicks (Picture: Jadene Maloy/SPLITPICS UK)We’ve seen a lot of unlikely friendships emerge over recent months.Owner Jadene said Ruby even went as far as to get inside the box with the chicks, so they could snuggle up to her for warmth.
There were over 1,600 days of absence from Royal Mail because of dog attacks last year (Picture: Getty Images)In the last year, most dog attacks on postal workers happened at the front door, in the garden or in the street.
Lost in the ruff: The 26 golf balls removed from Alfie the dog’s stomach (Picture: SWNS)A trip to the vet – and a few barfed balls later – revealed total of 26 golf balls had got stuck inside his stomach.
Instead, dogs show far more rapid accumulation of methyl groups in their genome than humans within their first year or so, suggesting they age at a much faster rate.The team adds that the study suggests humans and dogs accumulate methyl groups on some of the same genes as they age.