The female dolphin washed up on Quintana Beach Sunday evening and was reportedly pushed back to sea while beachgoers tried to “swim with and ride the sick animal,” the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network said in a Facebook post.“She ultimately stranded and was further harassed by a crowd of people on the beach where she later died before rescuers could arrive on scene,” the organization said.
Marija Stojanovski, who works at the shelter, asked non-profit organisation Viktor's PawPrints, which rehomes unwanted dogs from North Macedonia to the UK, to step in to try to find adopters for Slvinik and her best friend Angel, a five-year-old retriever cross who was also rescued as a stray.
What a sweetie (Picture: RSPCA)Rachel explained: ‘As Marigold was a stray we know very little about her, and we don’t believe she’s lived in a home before, so she’ll need owners who can give her time to settle.
Anthony Lombardi, 12, and Mario Comella, 13, were cycling past a neighbour’s house in Coventry, Rhode Island, in the US on New Year’s Day when they heard smoke alarms going off.
A survey of 1,000 dog owners by the charity Guide Dogs found Wham’s classic is the most beloved by canines, with 10% of the votes, followed by Jingle Bells (9%) and All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey (6%).Those who took part in the survey said their animals liked upbeat tracks, compared to quieter, slower or instrumental ones.
Hector’s antics have, at times, astonished me: at the funeral of Marion, an aunt whose life had been dedicated to loving, breeding and showing poodles, Hector, like the dogs of Antioch at the fall of the Roman Empire, threw his head back and released a lupine call at the exact moment the celebrant released Marion’s ashes to the wind; an action he has never repeated.
New figures released exclusively to the Guardian show that the number of pet food products containing Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified sustainable seafood has grown by 57% in the UK during the last five years, from 49 to 77.
Winter, the dolphin who starred in the "Dolphin Tale" films, died on Thursday night, according to The Clearwater Marine Aquarium.He worked with Dan Strzempka, the area clinic manager, to develop a prosthetic tail that Winter could use some of the time.
Marie Fast, 48, has been scarred for life after her ordeal (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)A woman has been left traumatised after her lip was torn off in a horrific dog attack – leaving her screaming in agony and scarred for life.
Maria BuckIt pains her to think of Rex being abandoned, particularly without teeth or the ability to defend himself if he “got in a jam.” She hopes families won’t give up on senior pets, and that more people will consider adopting them when they do need new homes.
When Goran Marinkovic walks the streets of Kraljevo, Serbia, he always brings food with him.As Coco gained back her strength, her loving personality started to shine through: “She loves people,” Marinkovic said.
Pen Farthing refused to leave the country without his rescue dogs (Picture: Getty Images/PA)A former Royal Marine who founded an animal shelter in Kabul has made it through the airport’s security with his dogs and is awaiting an evacuation flight.
The former Royal Marine and his supporters had been campaigning to get his staff from the Nowzad charity shelter as well as their families, 140 dogs and 60 cats evacuated from the country in a plan he named Operation Ark. In a tweet posted on Friday evening, the MoD said: “Pen Farthing and his pets were assisted through the system at Kabul airport by the UK armed forces.
Marissa Sunny, CPDT-KA, a certified professional dog trainer and dog behavior specialist for the nonprofit Best Friends Animal Society, said as things open back up, it’s important to prioritize training and socialization to help prevent an influx of untrained adult dogs in shelters.
Pen Farthing was told he would have to leave the animals in the country as people are being prioritised (Picture: AP)An animal rescue charity may be able to fly hundreds of cats and dogs out of Afghanistan after all following a change in tone by the defence secretary.
The mammal center and National Marine Fisheries Service requested that the New York Aquarium take Sidney in and the aquarium agreed.Sidney was taken to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, where staff had to provide around-the-clock care and feed her every two hours.