A 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier has captured the hearts of Ukrainians as he sniffs out mines and other unexploded weapons left behind by Russian soldiers.
A man lies dead body of a man lies inside a car ran over by a Russian tank (Picture: Getty Images) Tanya Nedashkivska, 57, mourns the death of her husband, killed in Bucha (Picture: AP) Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to the media in the city, on the outskirts of Kyiv (Picture: Reuters).
Anastasiia’s family believe she was deliberately targeted with ‘heavy weaponry’ (Picture: Facebook) Messages sent on Telegram by Anastasiia as Bucha faces heavy shelling by Russian forces (Picture: Telegram/@yalanska_is_writing)‘I asked her to be extra cautious,’ Anastasiia’s estranged husband Yevhen Yalanskyi said.
An athletic Hungarian farm dog and a tiny pet of bygone Russian aristocrats are the latest breeds in the American Kennel Club's purebred lineup.That means they're eligible to compete for best in show at many U.S. dog shows, including the AKC's big annual championship and the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show.
Björn is a Russian Balonka, a rare toy breed (Picture: Johanna Kerwien / SWNS)The couple, who said Björn was like a child to them, travelled to Sweden to pick him up as a puppy and enjoyed two years with him before he was stolen.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.