Angela Merkel pecked by parrot during visit to German bird park

Angela Merkel pecked by parrot during visit to German bird park

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel provided a rare splash of color amid Germany’s staid election campaign while visiting a bird park where she posed with half a dozen parrots.

Incredible German Shepherd puppy predicts baby's gender in heartwarming video

Incredible German Shepherd puppy predicts baby's gender in heartwarming video

Incredible German Shepherd puppy predicts baby's gender in heartwarming video.Rollo the German Shepherd, not pictured predicted correctly the gender of his owner's baby (Image: GETTY) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Veteran with amputated leg adopts three-legged dog with the same injury

Veteran with amputated leg adopts three-legged dog with the same injury

German Shepherd Kane lost his leg after it was severely fractured when he was hit by a car (Picture: Jam Press) People have been left in tears over a video of the new family leaving the animal shelter together (Picture: Jam Press)And a video of the moment the pair went home to start their lives together has left viewers in tears.

Brave service dogs awarded for saving lives and fighting crime

Brave service dogs awarded for saving lives and fighting crime

BBC News presenter Rich Preston gave the Lifesaver award to German shepherd Calli and PC Megan West, 28 – who prevented a man from taking his own life in June.PC Megan West and German Shepard Calli helped prevent a man from taking his own life (Picture: PA).

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster dog show

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster dog show

Wasabi with the trophy after winning best in show at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show on Sunday.Jade the German shorthaired pointer wins the sporting group at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Sunday.

Simone Biles reveals she was bitten by dog: 'German shepherds don't play'

Simone Biles reveals she was bitten by dog: 'German shepherds don't play'

For GOAT gymnast Simone Biles, for example, the injury came from playing around with a German shepherd in a bad mood.She also noted, "I've grown up my whole life with German shepherds & never got bit.

Joe Biden's dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House

Joe Biden's dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House

Adam Schultz / White HouseMichael LaRosa, the press secretary for first lady Jill Biden, confirmed to NBC News that the family's two German shepherds have been back in the White House for a few days.

Bidens' dog nips Secret Service agent's hand, causing 'extremely minor injury'

Bidens' dog nips Secret Service agent's hand, causing 'extremely minor injury'

The president and first lady's dog Major, a 3-year-old German shepherd, was the canine involved in the incident at the White House, NBC News chief White House correspondent Peter Alexander reported on TODAY Tuesday morning.

Presidential pets: From Joe Biden’s dogs in disgrace for biting to Larry the Downing Street cat

Presidential pets: From Joe Biden’s dogs in disgrace for biting to Larry the Downing Street cat

It’s been a busy week for animals in the media spotlight, with Prince Harry taking time out from his explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey to feed the chickens and US president Joe Biden forced to banish his two German shepherds Champ and Major home to Delaware following a “biting incident” at the White House.

Lady Gaga's father calls shooting and dognapping a 'disgusting act'

Lady Gaga's father calls shooting and dognapping a 'disgusting act'

Lady Gaga's father, Joe Germanotta, is speaking out over the theft of the pop star’s two French bulldogs after an armed man shot and struck the singer’s dog walker Wednesday evening.

Joe Biden poses with 'first dogs' Champ and Major in the Oval Office

Joe Biden poses with 'first dogs' Champ and Major in the Oval Office

The photo shows a smiling Biden in the Oval Office with the latest presidential pets, German shepherds named Major and Champ, whom the president and first lady Jill Biden brought to the White House after the dogs had been part of their family for years.

Rescue German shepherd saves owner's life months after dog's adoption

Rescue German shepherd saves owner's life months after dog's adoption

The night that Brian Myers adopted Sadie, a 6-year-old German shepherd, he tried to take a picture of her at home in Teaneck, New Jersey.Sadie helped pull Brian Myers across the room after he collapsed from a stroke.

Rescued dog saves new owner's life during stroke

Rescued dog saves new owner's life during stroke

A 6-year-old rescued German Shepherd is being hailed as a hero after helping save her new owner's life when he suffered a stroke.Sadie was the only reason that Brian was able to call for help.

Hero dog saved owner’s life by ‘dragging him to cell phone’ when he had a stroke

Hero dog saved owner’s life by ‘dragging him to cell phone’ when he had a stroke

Six-year-old German Shepherd, Sadie, helped to save her owner, Brian (Picture: Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge)A German Shepherd saved her owner’s life by ‘dragging him to his cell phone’ when he had a stroke.‘Brian gave Sadie a second chance at life, adopting Sadie and welcoming her home.

Soon-to-be first dogs Champ and Major Biden star in adorable Christmas video

Soon-to-be first dogs Champ and Major Biden star in adorable Christmas video

President-elect Joe Biden's two German shepherds, Champ and Major, showed off their opposite personalities in a sweet video montage that shows the two canines getting into the holiday spirit."No matter how you’re celebrating this year, Champ and Major wish you a Merry Christmas," Biden wrote alongside the festive video.

Joe and Jill Biden are bringing a cat to the White House

Joe and Jill Biden are bringing a cat to the White House

"President-elect @JoeBiden and his wife @DrBiden won’t just be bringing their German shepherds, Major and Champ to the White House,” a Friday evening tweet from CBS Sunday Morning read.President-elect @JoeBiden and his wife @DrBiden won’t just be bringing their German shepherds, Major and Champ to the White House.

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Diamond, a German shepherd, escaped from her home in New Brunswick on Saturday and crossed a border bridge into Fort Kent, Maine, where coronavirus restrictions prevented her caretakers from following, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Ruff life: with Biden's win the White House will get two dogs-in-chief

Ruff life: with Biden's win the White House will get two dogs-in-chief

The Biden family includes two German shepherds: Major, a young rescue dog, and Champ, who lived at One Observatory Circle in Washington with them during Barack Obama’s administration, when Biden served as vice-president.

Biden’s German Shepherd will be first rescue dog to live in White House

Biden’s German Shepherd will be first rescue dog to live in White House

Biden will be entering the White House as the first ever presidential candidate to receive more than 75 million votes – but Major will be making his own history as the first rescue dog to live in the famous residence.

Joe Biden's German shepherd Major will be the 1st rescue dog in the White House

Joe Biden's German shepherd Major will be the 1st rescue dog in the White House

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, are preparing to move into the White House in January, and their dogs, Major and Champ, will join them, marking a significant first for animal lovers.

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