Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

A PACK of dogs with blue coats have been seen roaming near an abandoned Russian chemical factory, leaving experts to question what happened to them.(Image: Getty)"This situation with street dogs living near an abandoned chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, has shown very obvious welfare issues through the discolouration of their fur.

Giant dog is 14 stone and 6ft 5 inches tall – but he hasn’t stopped growing yet

Giant dog is 14 stone and 6ft 5 inches tall – but he hasn’t stopped growing yet

Nigel and Marley (Picture: Caters News)Meet Marley the Russian bear dog – he weighs 14st and stands at 6ft 5inches but is still growing.Nigel added: ‘He gets so much attention when he’s out on his walk as it’s not every day that you see a dog of this size.

Turkmenistan leader unveils giant gold statue of local dog

Turkmenistan leader unveils giant gold statue of local dog

Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has also written an ode to the local alabai breed and given one of the dogs to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin .The statue, which has a screen wrapped around the pedestal showing alabai dogs in action, joins another of Berdymukhamedov seated on a horse, also coated in gold, at a different junction in Ashgabat.

Crufts 2020: Is there an equivalent Crufts show for cats?

Crufts 2020: Is there an equivalent Crufts show for cats?

Crufts 2020: Winner of Best In Show 2019 Melkelter Galiya Gertruda, a Russian Blue (Image: GETTY) Crufts 2020: Awards are up for grabs at The Supreme Cat Show (Image: GETTY)When is Crufts 2020?Crufts 2020 will run from Thursday, March 5 until Sunday, March 8 this year.

Simples! The Russian Meerkat that is feline fine with her cat best friend

Simples! The Russian Meerkat that is feline fine with her cat best friend

The unusual pairing look adorable whilst 'posing' for a picture (Image: CATERS)Owner Ekaterina Kuraeva, 45, from Saint Petersburg, Russia, filmed the pair scratching and embracing each other in videos that went viral online.

This Russian dog is going viral for its quirky REAL eyebrows

This Russian dog is going viral for its quirky REAL eyebrows

A stray dog with striking eyebrows was recently found trotting through the streets of Bratsk, the Russian city where temperatures get down to -12° at this time of year.

Nine-year-old paints stunning animal portraits to buy resources for shelters

Nine-year-old paints stunning animal portraits to buy resources for shelters

Pavel Abramov, from the city of Arzamas in Russia, creates exquisite paintings of his pets and other cats and dogs and sells the works in exchange for resources for animal shelters.

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

According to the New York Times, “residents of Sochi have reported seeing dogs shot with poison darts, then tossed into waiting trucks.” Although virtually every country has to deal with pet overpopulation, including our own, Russia is being criticized for entirely focusing their efforts on killing otherwise healthy animals instead of building animal shelters or supporting spay and neuter programs.

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

An SPCA special investigations unit inspector said: ‘We received information that the offenders were keeping American bully dogs with cropped ears and that there was a puppy, who we now know as Russia, who had freshly cropped ears.

Hero Cats Save a Dog and a Soldier

Hero Cats Save a Dog and a Soldier

This past April, ABC News in Toledo reported the story of how Sammy the cat saved dog-friend Izzy. Like many brave soldiers who come across injured or starving animals in war zones, Staff Sgt. Knott decided to rescue this kitten, who he named Koshka, which is Russian for cat.

Football fan returns to Russia to rescue stray dog he met at World Cup

Football fan returns to Russia to rescue stray dog he met at World Cup

Football fan Ricardo Lazo has returned to Russia to adopt a stray dog he spotted at the World Cup (Picture: HTB) Mr Lazo plans on starting his own animal shelter in Peru and naming it after Businka (Picture: PovoDog)

Dog in newsroom: Black labrador becomes viral sensation after interrupting Russian anchor

Dog in newsroom: Black labrador becomes viral sensation after interrupting Russian anchor

Dog becomes viral sensation after interrupting live news broadcast 0:33A dog has become a viral sensation about interrupting a newsreader during a live news broadcast in Russia.