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.

Puppy found shut in a garden crate with its ears cut off

Puppy found shut in a garden crate with its ears cut off

Michael Dawson, aged 49, was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a £100 victim surcharge at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court.Police and the RSPCA raided his home in Plymouth and found the American Pocket Bully dog – named Riot – in a crate in the garden with its ears cropped.

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

“We started the reading program a few years ago with two goats, Marieke and Michaela,” says Ahern.Veterinarian and behavioural expert Dr Emma Hughes says the Edgar’s Mission reading program might be unique in Australia, at least for livestock and farmed animals.

Man let German Shepherd starve to death in home ‘littered with faeces’

Man let German Shepherd starve to death in home ‘littered with faeces’

Michael Warren, 35, has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to his dogs , Bolt and Panther, after RSPCA inspectors discovered horrifying conditions upon entering his Teesside home.

Coronavirus crisis helps dog find home after 4 years in shelter

Coronavirus crisis helps dog find home after 4 years in shelter

Michael Levitt, 52, a television producer with vast experience in animal rescue programming, wanted to do his part to help strapped shelters cope with the crisis.“I spoke with my partner about fostering and he agreed that now, more than ever, we need to step up and do it,” he told TODAY.Michael Levitt was happy being part of a two-dog family until the coronavirus pandemic motivated him to help a Southern California shelter by fostering Toretto.

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

(Picture: Michael Scott/Caters News)A sausage dog who found viral fame providing therapy to stressed out students has become a fashion celeb, appearing in Vogue magazine.

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

Erin Menard / Best Friends Animal SocietyTess Rushton happened to be interning at Best Friends at the time and decided to adopt Layla.“She turned out to be absolutely lovely,” Rushton told TODAY.The “clumsy goof” adapted well to being spoiled by her new mom, who cooked organic food to mix into high-quality kibble, and made toys with hidden treats to help stimulate the clever dog’s mind.

Man heartbroken by dog's death gets its face printed on prosthetic leg

Man heartbroken by dog's death gets its face printed on prosthetic leg

However, after making a special request to doctors when he was fitted with a £12,000 prosthetic left leg, experts were able to superimpose the pup’s face onto a computerised image on the limb – meaning Michael can still forever have Charlie walking by his side.

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

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Michael Gove’s legacy and his No 10 destiny

Michael Gove’s legacy and his No 10 destiny

• Visitors to Mulhouse (Letters , 27 May) should not miss the Musée du Papier Peint (Wallpaper History Museum) in nearby Rixheim.

There's now a dog spa where your pup can get massages and manicures

There's now a dog spa where your pup can get massages and manicures

(Picture: Caters News)Michael added: ‘The most popular treatment has been the dog de-stress massage, taking a pet anywhere long distance in a car can be a stressful experience, so that starts off with the de-stress massage oil and a pup dressing gown too.

Puppy with chronically swollen legs finally gets his loving forever home

Puppy with chronically swollen legs finally gets his loving forever home

(Picture: Michael Swan/Caters News)‘If he gets a cut on his back legs it could be fatal, I don’t want him to stop running around or going through sticks though so I try not to limit him.

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

(Picture: Twitter/ oohhhkayyy) He sent the picture to his daughter Michaella and told her that Lucky’s ‘baby’ was no more. And good news, Michaella told The Dodo that the bear is now fully recovered and back with Lucky.

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

The new law will protect service animals on the frontline (Image: PA) This Bill will offer stronger protection for the many brave service animals that help to protect us Michael Gove - Environment Secretary This get-out will be abolished by the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill which has been introduced as private members’ legislation but will now be given Government support when it gets its second reading today.

Lynx campaigners REFUSE to give up on big cat comeback despite Michael Gove set back

Lynx campaigners REFUSE to give up on big cat comeback despite Michael Gove set back

The Eurasian lynx (Image: Chris Godfrey)But Dr Paul O'Donoghue, chief Scientist for Lynx UK Trust, says the arrival of the iconic species has only been delayed by the Government’s rejections.He told supporters: “Our plans are pioneering and would mean an apex predator back in the UK for the first time in 1,300 years."No one has ever tried this before.

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond copied! A group effort has rescued three Florida manatees that swam from Tampa Bay into a pond during high tides caused by Hurricane Michael. The rescue operation took several hours and took a lot of strong backs lifting the animals out of the pond.

Cat Cafe to Open This Summer in Montreal

Cat Cafe to Open This Summer in Montreal

Café Chat l’Heureux will be the first Cat Café in North America and is set to open this summer in Montreal, Quebec, as reported by Michael D’Alimonte of MTL Blog. So if you love coffee and cats, this might be your dreamland!

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

(Picture: Manon.blossier, elo_pbrt/PIPA)To be a big hit on Instagram you need to master quality pictures in three categories: travels, food, and probably the most important – pets. Caption: Photobox Instagram Photography Awards for dogs Credit: constance.michaely/PIPA

Meet the life-saving dogs sniffing out bomb threats

Meet the life-saving dogs sniffing out bomb threats

Megyn Kelly TODAY goes inside the security program that’s training dogs to find military-grade explosives and other threats. MSA security chairman Michael O’Neil, as well as Jackpot and Barney, two dogs who graduated from the program, join Megyn to discuss how they’re keeping us safe.

Couple facing jail after their dog mauled 18-month-old girl in playground

Couple facing jail after their dog mauled 18-month-old girl in playground

Michael Thornton and Hayley Eldridge’s dog Max attacked 18-month-old Viktoria Resetjnova while he was being walked by a teenage girl in April last year. Thornton and Eldridge had paid a 15-year-old girl with cannabis to walk their dog on the day of the attack, the court heard.

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