Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Many local animal groups have put out information on how to help animals and pets in Texas, especially ones that may have been outside during the inclement weather.Other shelters, like the Houston Humane Society, are always accepting donations to care for animals in their custody.

Pets are dying in Texas freeze as owners dump them outdoors in sub-zero temperatures

Pets are dying in Texas freeze as owners dump them outdoors in sub-zero temperatures

Animals have been hit hard as winter storms continued to wreak havoc across the US and care groups scrambled to respond to calls of abandoned pets in brutal below-freezing temperatures .Authorities across Houston, Texas, along with investigators, have been responding to a number of calls from residents regarding pet dogs and cats struggling on the streets for days without food and frozen water bowls after they were believed to have been left there by owners.

Azizi, calf of April the giraffe, dies of 'entirely unexpected' condition

Azizi, calf of April the giraffe, dies of 'entirely unexpected' condition

Azizi, the giraffe calf whose birth was watched on a YouTube livestream by hundreds of thousands of people in 2019, died of an "unexpected and unpreventable" condition at the East Texas Zoo and Gator Park, the zoo said.

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Pat had to move to Texas for work, but a friend of his sent him a video of dog at the shelter, which just so happened to be Blue.The shelter said that Pat drove 1,200 miles from Texas to Tennesse to find his missing dog.

James Van Der Beek and his family are on the move to Texas — see the pics

James Van Der Beek and his family are on the move to Texas — see the pics

On Wednesday, the couple posted photos from their road trip and revealed that they've adopted two rescue dogs to come along with them on their new adventure.

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Stranger Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He’s Perfect

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Stranger Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He’s Perfect

“So they gave him away for free.” A man who lived nearby in Austin, Texas, took in the odd little puppy, but when Beaux Tox, named Lucky at the time, didn’t get along with the man’s cats, he was banished to the backyard, according to Hulit.

The Texas business owner who is literally eating his own dog food

The Texas business owner who is literally eating his own dog food

“Well, it’s a little naive to say I want to [eat dog food] for 30 days,” he admitted in the first of a series of videos documenting his journey on the company’s YouTube page.

CCTV captures dramatic moment man saves dog after leash caught in elevator

CCTV captures dramatic moment man saves dog after leash caught in elevator

The video showed Johnny Mathis exiting the elevator at his apartment complex in Houston , Texas as his neighbour entered, but the dog, which was on a long leash, failed to follow before the doors closed.

Harrowing video shows man saving dog after its leash is caught in an elevator

Harrowing video shows man saving dog after its leash is caught in an elevator

Security video showed the dramatic moment a 27-year-old Texas man saved a small dog whose leash was caught in an elevator door.Video Mathis recorded from his building's security camera showed the elevator doors close on the dog's leash, with its owner inside.

Heartbreaking moment German Shepherd suffers nervous breakdown after being abandoned

Heartbreaking moment German Shepherd suffers nervous breakdown after being abandoned

But it was Preethi Pillaipakkam, who fosters dogs through DFW German Shepherd Rescue, a volunteer rescue organisation in Texas, who got to the shelter first to give Rocco a new lease on life.

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

(Picture: Mercury Press)A dog who had an awful start in life and lost both her eyes as a pup has found a forever home – and become an Instagram star in the process. (Picture: Mercury Press)‘The SPCA found Puddin with a very severe eye infection,’ said owner Cory, who is a student from Lubbock, Texas.

Dog Reunites with Family after Traveling 1100 Miles

Dog Reunites with Family after Traveling 1100 Miles

5. Dog Reunites with Family As reported by chron.com , a 3-year-old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix has been reunited with his family after somehow managing to travel from his home in Killeen, Texas to a shelter in southwest Ohio.

Chewy Donates 100K+ Pounds of Pet Supplies to Help Federal Workers

Chewy Donates 100K+ Pounds of Pet Supplies to Help Federal Workers

Courtesy of Jamie Szwiec The donated pet supplies came from Chewy fulfillment centers in Goodyear, Arizona; Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; and Clayton, Indiana, as well as from Chewy’s main headquarters in South Florida.

Have You Seen the Bucket Video Yet?

Have You Seen the Bucket Video Yet?

A two-minute long clip made by the folks at the Southwest Texas Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living Field Laboratory shows the various animals who reside on the desert property going to a bucket to have a refreshing drink of water.

World’s Bravest Cat Chills Next to a Rattlesnake

World’s Bravest Cat Chills Next to a Rattlesnake

In a heart-stopping pic snapped by the Laguna Vista Police Department in Texas, a cat was spotted hanging out mere inches away from a deadly rattlesnake. Image via Laguna Vista Police Department Facebook

Where to Vacation with Your Dog: Austin, Texas

Where to Vacation with Your Dog: Austin, Texas

Humans can order beer, wine, cocktails (the aptly named Rescue Me features Tito’s Vodka, which is produced in Austin and is a local favorite) or mocktails from the attached bar while their dogs play. With its large, dog-friendly patio and live music four days a week, Moontower Saloon feels quintessentially Austin.

Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters

Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters

Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters copied! On Sunday, a volunteer rescuer from Texas named Ryan Nichols discovered a heartbreaking scene in Leland, North Carolina, when he found a few distressed dogs trapped in Florence’s floodwaters. The good Samaritan freed the dogs, TODAY’s Hoda Kotb reports in the Morning Boost.

Boy has the sweetest reaction to meeting newly adopted puppy

Boy has the sweetest reaction to meeting newly adopted puppy

A little boy named Charlie was so overwhelmed that he could hardly speak when his family headed home with a puppy they just adopted in Fort Worth, Texas. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has the Morning Boost. Read More

This adorable Chihuahua didn't just have a birthday party — she had a quinceañera!

This adorable Chihuahua didn't just have a birthday party — she had a quinceañera!

Lupita Conchita, a 2-year-old Chihuahua from Texas, recently celebrated her birthday with an unforgettable quinceañera bash. According to owner Miranda Sanchez, planning the celebration typically reserved for 15-year-old girls makes perfect sense.

Neglected pug with severe skin disease transformed after rescue

Neglected pug with severe skin disease transformed after rescue

Staff at Pug Rescue in Austin, Texas, nursed Dex back to health, placing medicated drops into his eyes every two hours to save his sight. Signe Corbin, medical director of Pug Rescue Austin, said Dex’s case was one of the most severe she had come across during her nine years involved with the organisation.