'Saved so many lives' Hero Ukrainian dog immortalised in mural as he dons traditional garb

'Saved so many lives' Hero Ukrainian dog immortalised in mural as he dons traditional garb

Patron was honoured by Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky (Image: Twitter/ @EuromaidanPress/ @tvtoront) Euromaidan Press has previously hailed Patron the 'heart and soul of the Chernihiv pyrotechnic team' (Image: Twitter/ Euromaidan Press)The account tweeted: “Service dog "Patron" in national Ukrainian clothes - Vyshyvanka.“‘Patron’ works in a team of pyrotechnicians of the State Emergency Service, Chernihiv Oblast.

Patron the mine-sniffing dog is capturing Ukraine's hearts

Patron the mine-sniffing dog is capturing Ukraine's hearts

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.

Ukrainian service dog who ‘found 150 explosives during war’ is a very good boy

Ukrainian service dog who ‘found 150 explosives during war’ is a very good boy

Fearless Patron is rewarded with blocks of fresh cheese at the end of his working day (Picture: Instagram/patron_dsns) The two-year-old Jack Russel has been praised by the Ukrainian government for his tireless work (Picture: Instagram/patron_dsns) Unexploded ordinance doesn’t scare this hard working dog (Picture: Instagram/patron_dsns) Patron’s name means ‘bullet’ in Ukrainian (Picture: Instagram/patron_dsns)‘Be aware, look under your feet, and do not upset Patron’, the civil defence and rescue agency said in a post.

Hundreds of pets have made Ireland their home with Ukrainian refugees

Hundreds of pets have made Ireland their home with Ukrainian refugees

The Government confirmed the figures on Wednesday, with Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue promising Ireland will continue to operate an open-door policy for Ukrainians and their pets.

Kharkiv family races to get six newborn puppies out of Ukraine

Kharkiv family races to get six newborn puppies out of Ukraine

A Ukrainian family in war-torn Kharkiv is racing against the clock to get six newborn puppies to safety as bombs continue to rain down on the city.

Dog goes on 1,800 mile trip across Europe to be reunited with Ukrainian gran, 86

Dog goes on 1,800 mile trip across Europe to be reunited with Ukrainian gran, 86

Violetta, 86, feared she would never see her dog Tasha ever again (Picture: @omainnintomas/Twitter)An 86-year-old Ukrainian refugee who was forced to leave her beloved dog behind has finally been reunited with her best friend.

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up.THE HORROR that Ukrainians face in their daily life has been revealed after a charity published guidance for people on how to walk their dogs without being killed.

US veterinarians are helping displaced Ukrainian pets. Here’s what they’re seeing

US veterinarians are helping displaced Ukrainian pets. Here’s what they’re seeing

Geller and his fellow volunteers — who over the course of the next two weeks garnered the nickname the Blue Vet Group because they’d work late into the night in their glowing blue tent — also treated Romanian street dogs in need of care.

How Ukrainian pets bring solace for some refugees but heartbreak for others

How Ukrainian pets bring solace for some refugees but heartbreak for others

At a nearby refugee reception centre in Lodyna just over the Polish border, a young girl arrived with her mother after a long journey from eastern Ukraine and the first thing she did after being given a camp-bed was to feed and cuddle the rats in her pet carrier.

Ukraine animal charities: 5 verified nonprofits to help refugees' pets

Ukraine animal charities: 5 verified nonprofits to help refugees' pets

Larger organizations are coordinating support for local animal shelters, but it’s dangerous work.Landsmann supports the efforts of this Ukrainian organization so much that she commended their work to Mike Arms, CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Ukrainian refugees: UK set to waive red tape for pets

Ukrainian refugees: UK set to waive red tape for pets

With more than 2.5 million Ukrainians having been forced to leave the country, sources say ministers will waive the strict rule that requires owners to have a pet passport or health certificate to bring in their pets.

Ukrainian pets: Government ‘talking to vets to work out how to let refugees bring animals to UK’

Ukrainian pets: Government ‘talking to vets to work out how to let refugees bring animals to UK’

Another campaigner, Dominic Dyer, wrote to Lord Goldsmith: “This terrible conflict is ripping so many families apart, yet we are seeing an incredibly strong bond between people and companion animals that will not be broken by the evil brutality of Putin’s invasion forces...“If UK policy remains that no companion animals can enter the UK with refugees, we could see tens of thousands of dogs and cats having to be euthanised in Poland, Hungary and Romania in the weeks ahead.

Ukrainian volunteers gunned down after delivering food to dog shelter

Ukrainian volunteers gunned down after delivering food to dog shelter

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.

Ukrainian volunteer, 26, shot dead after delivering food to dog shelter

Ukrainian volunteer, 26, shot dead after delivering food to dog shelter

Anastasiia Yalanskaya’s car was found riddled with bullets not far from home (Picture: Facebook/Telegram)A 26-year-old Ukrainian recruiter was shot dead in her car as she was on her way back from delivering food to a dog shelter near Kyiv.

Ukrainian Elena Ivanickaya tattoos cat

Ukrainian Elena Ivanickaya tattoos cat

Picture: InstagramSource:SuppliedA WANNABE Instagram star could face criminal proceedings for tattooing her cat to make it as “glamorous” as her.Ukrainian fitness fanatic Elena Ivanickaya sparked outrage after having an image of the winged Egyptian God, Anubis, inked onto her pet Sphynx’s chest.Photos show the bald moggy unconscious as a tattoo artist works on its chest, The Sun reports.Elena Ivanickaya had her cat inked.