Dolphin stranded on Texas beach dies after crowd tries to ride the animal, rescuers say

Dolphin stranded on Texas beach dies after crowd tries to ride the animal, rescuers say

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.

Unwanted dog who was 'forgotten about' in shelter for years desperate for loving home

Unwanted dog who was 'forgotten about' in shelter for years desperate for loving home

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.

Lurcher named Marigold thanks to mysteriously yellow paws needs a home

Lurcher named Marigold thanks to mysteriously yellow paws needs a home

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.

Paralysed golden retriever rolls about in a custom pink wheelchair

Paralysed golden retriever rolls about in a custom pink wheelchair

Olivia has found a loving home (Picture: Mariana Camargo de Oliveira/SWNS)Her bright pink wheelchair has four wheels and supports her from the side, allowing her to keep up with her three puppy siblings; Sid, Sun and Jade.

Incredible moment two boys save three dogs from house fire in US

Incredible moment two boys save three dogs from house fire in US

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.

Pet sounds: dogs’ favourite Christmas songs revealed

Pet sounds: dogs’ favourite Christmas songs revealed

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.

Every good dog deserves a musical tribute

Every good dog deserves a musical tribute

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.

Sales of eco-friendly pet food soar as owners become aware of impact

Sales of eco-friendly pet food soar as owners become aware of impact

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, star of 'Dolphin Tale' movies, dies

Winter the dolphin, star of 'Dolphin Tale' movies, dies

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.

Traumatised woman terrified of animals after lip ripped off in dog attack

Traumatised woman terrified of animals after lip ripped off in dog attack

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.

Dog abandoned for being 'too old' thrives in new home and as an 'ambassadog'

Dog abandoned for being 'too old' thrives in new home and as an 'ambassadog'

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.

Dying dog enjoys snow one last time with help from local ice center

Dying dog enjoys snow one last time with help from local ice center

It seemed to Eli Saltzgaber and Marianna Wilson that all of Salt Lake City were trying to help them make their beloved Saint Bernard/Newfoundland dog, Maggie, enjoy her last days on Earth.

Guy Finds A Puppy Using A Shoe For Shelter And Gives Her A Whole New Life

Guy Finds A Puppy Using A Shoe For Shelter And Gives Her A Whole New Life

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.

Dog rescuer Pen Farthing will board Kabul evacuation flight with his animals

Dog rescuer Pen Farthing will board Kabul evacuation flight with his animals

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.

Ex-marine Pen Farthing and pets cleared for Afghanistan evacuation

Ex-marine Pen Farthing and pets cleared for Afghanistan evacuation

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.

Untrained pandemic pups present dilemma for Americans

Untrained pandemic pups present dilemma for Americans

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.

Ex-marine given fresh hope over plea to rescue his 200 cats and dogs from Kabul

Ex-marine given fresh hope over plea to rescue his 200 cats and dogs from Kabul

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.

Ex-marine vows not to flee Kabul without his animal rescue staff

Ex-marine vows not to flee Kabul without his animal rescue staff

Animal welfare activist Dominic Dyer started the campaign, and said he has been in touch with Mr Farthing after his wife tried to leave Kabul.

Meet Sidney the seal! NYC aquarium introduces rescued harbor seal from California

Meet Sidney the seal! NYC aquarium introduces rescued harbor seal from California

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.

Distressing moment Good Samaritan found seven starved puppies at side of road

Distressing moment Good Samaritan found seven starved puppies at side of road

The puppies had been abandoned (Picture: LaMa Animal Rescue/Facebook)The no-profit also said that they are ‘overrun and it’s not even puppy season yet’, highlighting a rise in stray and abandoned dog cases locally.

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