Dog who was almost put down is now autistic teen's best friend

Dog who was almost put down is now autistic teen's best friend

Vickie, from Whitefield, Manchester , said Stevie has helped completely transform the life of her autistic 18-year-old daughter Tegan was housebound and barely spoke until Stevie joined the family.

A dog with half a jaw is permanently sticking his tongue out

A dog with half a jaw is permanently sticking his tongue out

‘Another question we get asked is whether his tongue dries out – it does.’ (Picture: Jam Press/The Animal Pad)‘He has had additional surgeries to remove more of his teeth in the hopes it would finally kill off the infection, but they didn’t work.

Dog trainer reveals the biggest problem caused by the puppy pandemic

Dog trainer reveals the biggest problem caused by the puppy pandemic

Brian got his treats, then said, ‘There’s a good boy, Dougal.’ I told him to keep quiet but then he started saying, ‘You’re so beautiful, Dougal…’ He just couldn’t stop talking to his dog.People were getting puppies hand over fist and panicking dog owners needed help.

'Looking for a flamingo?': bird trafficking in Iraq – photo essay

'Looking for a flamingo?': bird trafficking in Iraq – photo essay

Flamingos belonging to Mustafa Ahmed Ali. He sells up to 10 birds a month.Ali, the bird seller, buys his flamingos from poachers in Sheeb, a large swamp area close to the Iranian border.

Photographer spreads joy with photos of rescue puppies licking peanut butter

Photographer spreads joy with photos of rescue puppies licking peanut butter

Greg Murray, author/photographer of "Peanut Butter Puppies," is a pit bull advocate who also created the book "Pit Bull Heroes: 49 Underdogs with Resilience & Heart.

Dognappers ran off in fear after picking out dog that taught them a lesson

Dognappers ran off in fear after picking out dog that taught them a lesson

Nellie was unimpressed by two men attempting to steal her (Picture: Toby Currier)A pair of ‘dognappers’ ran away in fright after a botched attempt to steal a Belgian Malinois – a breed often used by police and the military.

Sleeping with a dog in bed is actually good for you, says study

Sleeping with a dog in bed is actually good for you, says study

Think twice before kicking your pooch out the bed (Picture: Getty Images/EyeEm)If you’ve ever felt like you’ve needed to justify sharing a bed with your dog, then we have excellent news for you.

Hero dog who took out Al-Qaeda gunman awarded animals’ Victoria Cross

Hero dog who took out Al-Qaeda gunman awarded animals’ Victoria Cross

Hero military dog Kuno with his PDSA Dickin Medal for valour (Picture: PA)A dog who charged through a hail of Al-Qaeda gunfire to save British special forces soldiers has been given the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Tilly has recovered against all odds (Picture: Caters News Agency)An sweet Jack Russell dog has defied the offs, after being given less than a week to live – and still being alive and kicking over a year later.

Doc Antle from 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

Doc Antle from 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

Bhagavan "Doc" Antle , the owner of Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina, has been charged by a grand jury in Frederick County with one felony count of wildlife trafficking and one felony count of conspiracy to wildlife traffic as well as 13 misdemeanor charges, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced in a news release on Friday.

Dogs are picking up allergies because humans are pampering them

Dogs are picking up allergies because humans are pampering them

Research by experts in veterinary disease suggest that up to 20% of the UK’s eight million dogs suffer from allergies and that their conditions are being triggered by their comfortable lifestyles.

Golden Retriever with terminal cancer ticks off his bucket list

Golden Retriever with terminal cancer ticks off his bucket list

Theo has been ticking lots off his list (Picture: Caters)A Golden Retriever with terminal cancer is enjoying as much as he possibly can in the time he has left.Theo’s love for life prompted Jenny to compile an enormous bucket list of things for him to experience.

Dog swallows face mask after picking it up while out on walk

Dog swallows face mask after picking it up while out on walk

Kobe swallowed a mask (Picture: Small Animal Hospital, University of Glasgow)Vets are warning people not to litter with disposable masks after a dog swallowed one on a walk.

Couple travel the world on the cheap by looking after people's pets

Couple travel the world on the cheap by looking after people's pets

Laura and Barry have been on an 18-month adventure thanks to picking up dogsitting jobs (Picture: Laura Fisher / SWNS)Laura Fisher, 36, and Barry McNeice, 35, have spent the last 18 months travelling the world on the cheap – all thanks to jobs looking after people’s pets and staying in their homes free of charge.

Rescued dog with terminal cancer ticking off bucket list with help of owner

Rescued dog with terminal cancer ticking off bucket list with help of owner

The items range from shopping sprees and beach visits to a half-birthday party, in case she does not make it to her fifth birthday in June.Adorable Bumble enjoying a swim (Image: PA) A shopping spree in Pets At Home (Image: PA).

Twinkle Khanna: Twinkle Khanna's message for pet owners is a must-read for all who are panicking about Coronavirus

Twinkle Khanna: Twinkle Khanna's message for pet owners is a must-read for all who are panicking about Coronavirus

Pet owners across the glove started panicking when a 17-year-old Pomeranian tested 'weakly' positive for Coronavirus in China; the dog died three days after returning home.Like Twinkle Khanna said, please do not abandon your pets for the fear of getting Coronavirus from them.

Tiny sausage dog Bosco absolutely loves massive sticks

Tiny sausage dog Bosco absolutely loves massive sticks

‘People also send us pictures or tag Bosco in their stories of their dogs carrying sticks, so it’s like he’s started a little trend there, that pretty cool to see.’.Ana-Luccia said her dog started picking up the big sticks at around seven months old – and hasn’t stopped.

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Miller was severely overweight thanks to a love of nicking food dropped on the floor… but he always wore a smile (Picture: Jacquelyn Hensley / Kennedy News)‘He may not look it, but he is a happier boy now.

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.

Blind Paralympian 'might sue' M&S for telling him to leave guide dog outside five times

Blind Paralympian 'might sue' M&S for telling him to leave guide dog outside five times

After being challenged by M&S five times now, he says he might have to launch legal action against the chain (Picture: John Dickinson-Lilley)He was waiting in the queue when a member of staff spotted eight-year-old Brett, and said ‘You’re not allowed that in the store’.

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