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.

French bulldog named Wilbur elected mayor of Kentucky hamlet

French bulldog named Wilbur elected mayor of Kentucky hamlet

The Kentucky hamlet of Rabbit Hash has a new mayor — Wilbur, a 6-month old French bulldog ."Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, has never had an actual person or human as a mayor," Amy Noland, Wilbur's human, told NBC News.

French bulldog elected as mayor of town in Kentucky

French bulldog elected as mayor of town in Kentucky

Wilbur, a 6-month-old puppy, has been elected as mayor in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky (Photo: Facebook)A small town in Kentucky has elected a French bulldog to be mayor.Wilbur, a 6-month-old puppy, was elected as mayor in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky on Thursday.

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

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)’.

Woman spends over £20,000 on pampered dogs who only drink bottled water

Woman spends over £20,000 on pampered dogs who only drink bottled water

Romeo, a three-year-old white chihuahua, and Reggie, a four-year-old chihuahua and Bichon mix, live with Leone and Steve Galler, along with their son, Bradley, 21, in Rochester, Kent.Leone and Steve with their pampered dogs (Picture: SWNS)‘They love to be dressed in Furdrobe clothes all made with luxurious fabrics,’ Leone tells .

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dog-loving bus company owner Austin Blackburn said people can bring their hounds on his buses for free (Picture: Triangle News) He is hoping the campaign will encourage more dog walkers to explore the English countryside in Kent (Picture: Triangle News)Mr Blackburn, who has three dogs including a chihuahua called Geoff, believes not all pet owners realise they can take dogs on the bus for free.

Lecturer left dog in boiling car to go to two-hour village meeting

Lecturer left dog in boiling car to go to two-hour village meeting

The three-year-old Cockapoo like the one pictured was left in a boiling hot car for two hours by David Kent (Picture: Getty) David Kent leaves Stockport Maigstrates’ Court after he admitted causing unnecessary suffering to his dog (Picture: Cavendish Picture Agency)Ms Garside said: ‘When he opened the door (the officer) could see that the dog was panting excessively and was physically hot to touch, he also noticed there was no water left in the boot for the dog.

THE BIGGEST LOSER... pet edition! Competition celebrates animals' fight to lose weight

THE BIGGEST LOSER... pet edition! Competition celebrates animals' fight to lose weight

Bulging Borris the joint winner in Pet Fit Club contest (Image: PDSA) Lardy Labrador Sadie was 41 per cent over her ideal weight (Image: PDSA) Slimline Sadie has lost almost two stone (Image: PDSA) Fat-busting Borris now weighs a trim 3st 4lbs (Image: PDSA) Owner Annmarie, 46, from Deal, Kent, described how Borris has become a different animal since embarking on his fitness regime.

Callous and cruel! Miracle cat survives being SHOT with sling shot from point blank range

Callous and cruel! Miracle cat survives being SHOT with sling shot from point blank range

The cat’s survival is so miraculous that she has been nicknamed Angel.Animal cruelty investigators today appealed for witnesses who may have seen the cat being shot and are also trying to trace Angel’s owners.Angel was found with the bearing still embedded in her head by a member of the public in Church Road, Throwley, near Faversham, Kent, at 8.30am last Thursday.RSPCA inspector Grace Harris-Bridge said: “This poor cat has been targeted with what looks like a ball bearing in a callous and cruel attack.

Museum of English Rural Life uncovers 18th century dog pictures

Museum of English Rural Life uncovers 18th century dog pictures

Looking through one book, owned by Richard Beale, from a farm in Biddenden Kent, museum staff discovered these doodles. But it wasn’t the only animal he sketched – Richard also drew this 18th century chicken wearing a pair of trousers.

Dog saved one-year-old girl from choking to death as she slept

Dog saved one-year-old girl from choking to death as she slept

Shannon, from Dartford in Kent, followed Louie to her daughter Chloe’s bedroom, and found the one-year-old lying face down. Shannon Weeks was horrified at what she saw when she entered Chloe’s room (Picture: Steve Finn)‘I went in and Chloe was face down and was pale and wasn’t breathing.

Dog Elected Mayor of Kentucky Town

Dog Elected Mayor of Kentucky Town

According to Lex18, an NBC affiliate in Kentucky, a small community named Rabbit Hash has elected their new dog mayor. As announced on the Rabbit Hash Historical Society website, Brynneth Pawltrow won her position with a tally of 3,367 votes.

Hunter defends herself after photos with dead giraffe cause outrage

Hunter defends herself after photos with dead giraffe cause outrage

Kentucky woman Tessa Thompson Talley killed a rare black giraffe on a legal hunt in June 2017 and posted celebratory photos on Facebook, which were tweeted on June 16 with an angry message by the South Africa-based Africland website.