Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

Duke the beagle rears kitten Boris after he was rejected by mum

Duke the beagle rears kitten Boris after he was rejected by mum

Boris when he was born (Picture: Battersea)Thankfully, Boris thrived under their love and care and has now found a new home of his own through animal rescues, Feline Friends.

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

“He has an amazing heart for animals, but I think what is even more beautiful about how he connects with pit bulls is that it's just such a seamless, loving, humble way that he reaches out to dogs and he really connects,” Lisa Bricker, the director of development at Frankie’s Friends, a charitable pet foundation, told TODAY.davebautista/ Instagram"They just won the #DogLottery," actor Justin Long wrote in a comment on the post.

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Kate said: ‘We adopted Bonnie from Beacon Animal Rescue Centre which is run by my best friend Rebecca.The pooch regularly delights her 14,000 fans with new pictures on Instagram (Picture: Caters News Agency)Despite her mistreatment in life, Kate says Bonnie is not wary of humans at all and is one of the ‘best things’ to happen to her.

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

Erin Menard / Best Friends Animal SocietyTess Rushton happened to be interning at Best Friends at the time and decided to adopt Layla.“She turned out to be absolutely lovely,” Rushton told TODAY.The “clumsy goof” adapted well to being spoiled by her new mom, who cooked organic food to mix into high-quality kibble, and made toys with hidden treats to help stimulate the clever dog’s mind.

Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees good boys and girls take over the office

Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees good boys and girls take over the office

Today those feelings of happiness never have to end, with employees all over the UK taking their pets to the office for Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Animal lovers have begun tweeting snaps of their furry friends enjoying their new surroundings, with some dogs settling in quite well.

'He's a survivor': dog reunited with family months after they fled wildfires

'He's a survivor': dog reunited with family months after they fled wildfires

The family got a call after an animal rescue volunteer, Ben Lepe, trapped Kingston on Sunday and took him to Friends of Camp Fire Cats, a local rescue group.

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Skye was taken in by the RSPCA after she was dumped outside an animal shelter in January 201 (Picture: SWNS) Staff said the six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the skinniest they had ever rescued and even nicknamed her ‘X-ray dog’ (Picture: SWNS) New owner Hayley Wessier, 30, took Skye in and she immediately became best friends with Hayley’s pet lizard George.

ANIMAL CRUELTY: Shock after two dogs left in 'worst state EVER seen'

ANIMAL CRUELTY: Shock after two dogs left in 'worst state EVER seen'

The animal rescuers believe the poor dogs were “probably thrown from a car” and feared they would have to be put down.Robbie Bartington, from the Woodfield Animal Sanctuary, said: We were alerted to the abandoned dogs by a friend, and we hope to give them a home for the rest of their lives, but they were in a horrendous state.“Their hair was matted for about a foot in length, and was so long I don't think a vet's clippers would have worked on them.“Fortunately, some dog-grooming friends of ours have kindly agreed to help them so we can get them into a condition where we can take them to a vet to be seen and get their vaccinations.

17 Unlikely Animal Friends Who Are Winning At Life

17 Unlikely Animal Friends Who Are Winning At Life

Your best friend may be nothing like you—but they love you, and that’s what’s important. Image via: @frenchie__poptart Although they may seem unlikely friends, guinea pigs and cats share a mutual love of lounging and judging you. Image via: @bella.booboo.pig

Fundamental rights

Fundamental rights

Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs, “They’ve also become family in the eyes of the law.” Hence, there ought to be a fundamental rights list in the Constitution for our animal friends too for a more humane, kind, generous, and happy society.

'My dog was looking into my eyes as she died': the grief of losing a pet is real | Marieke Hardy

'My dog was looking into my eyes as she died': the grief of losing a pet is real | Marieke Hardy

We must acknowledge that the death of an animal is indeed the loss of a true love and friend and that our life, of course, will never be the same again.