Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

The Labrador was abandoned outside Jasmil Kennels in Kent (Picture: Swale Council/ SWNS)An elderly Labrador was found tied to the railings outside a dog kennel with a note saying he had not ‘lernt to be good (sic)’.

Group of rescue chicks become best friends with adorable Labrador

Group of rescue chicks become best friends with adorable Labrador

Ruby the Labrador and the little chicks (Picture: Jadene Maloy/SPLITPICS UK)We’ve seen a lot of unlikely friendships emerge over recent months.Owner Jadene said Ruby even went as far as to get inside the box with the chicks, so they could snuggle up to her for warmth.

Ricky Gervais among stars urging Boris Johnson to help end exotic pet trade

Ricky Gervais among stars urging Boris Johnson to help end exotic pet trade

Sonul Badiani-Hamment, UK external affairs adviser at World Animal Protection, said that a global effort is needed to end the exotic pet trade.

Abandoned by families, many large dogs struggle in shelter homes in Bengaluru

Abandoned by families, many large dogs struggle in shelter homes in Bengaluru

Sam, as it turns out, was abandoned by his former pet parents, as they realised the difficulties of keeping a big dog in a family with children a tad too late.People tend to buy a breed that is trending and fashionable, and those end up in the abandonment circle,” Chinthana signs off.

Budweiser celebrates bars reopening by reuniting old mascots

Budweiser celebrates bars reopening by reuniting old mascots

In the beer brand's new "Reuniting with Buds" commercial, Budweiser's famous Clydesdale horses and an adorable Labrador retriever puppy each travel from afar to meet up — presumably after spending the last several weeks social distancing responsibly.

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

At least 500 puppies were on board the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane at Toronto Pearson Airport, officials said yesterday.The animals were French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada, and Scott Weese of the University of Guelph told CBC that puppy sales are ‘lucrative’ in the country.

Street Cat Named Bob: pet who inspired books and film dies aged 14

Street Cat Named Bob: pet who inspired books and film dies aged 14

James Bowen met Bob in 2007 during his battle with drug addiction when he found the cat abandoned and injured and decided to look after him .Paul McNamee, editor of The Big Issue, said: “First Bob changed James Bowen’s life, then he changed the world.

For some reason, this cat enjoys eating like it’s in the Hungry Hippos game

For some reason, this cat enjoys eating like it’s in the Hungry Hippos game

But one little cat likes to really go to town, taking huge mouthfuls which is reminding some people of the popular children’s game Hungry Hippos.what in the world kind of pig cat eats like this — Luke in Philadelphia (@tramL116).

Woman spends over £20,000 on pampered dogs who only drink bottled water

Woman spends over £20,000 on pampered dogs who only drink bottled water

Romeo, a three-year-old white chihuahua, and Reggie, a four-year-old chihuahua and Bichon mix, live with Leone and Steve Galler, along with their son, Bradley, 21, in Rochester, Kent.Leone and Steve with their pampered dogs (Picture: SWNS)‘They love to be dressed in Furdrobe clothes all made with luxurious fabrics,’ Leone tells .

World Environment Day: #WorldEnvironmentDay: Take a step towards becoming sustainable pet parents

World Environment Day: #WorldEnvironmentDay: Take a step towards becoming sustainable pet parents

I am strongly against packaged food, because some of them are really unhealthy for the pets and the environment," says Snehal.If you invest the same money on these strays, you can give a better life to so many of them at that cost, so adoption should be your go to choice," says Trisha.

500 Unique Dog Names fоr Evеrу Kind оf Pup

500 Unique Dog Names fоr Evеrу Kind оf Pup

Choosing thе best dog nаmе оr cat itѕ easy, Whilе naming mау nоt hаvе thе ѕаmе meaning fоr life аѕ naming a baby, it iѕ a nаmе thаt уоu аnd уоur dog will live with fоr a lоng time, ѕо it iѕ worth thinking about.

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

A federal judge has granted Carole Baskin of Florida's Big Cat Rescue control of the 16-acre zoo in Wynnewood, property that was previously owned by Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, known as "Joe Exotic" in the hit Netflix docuseries.

China could finally BAN eating dog meat ahead of barbaric Yulin Festival

China could finally BAN eating dog meat ahead of barbaric Yulin Festival

China could finally ban the eating of dog meat ahead of the barbaric Yulin Festival (Image: GETTY) China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has officially announced dogs are pets and not livestock (Image: GETTY)Animal charity Humane Society International (HSI) welcomed the decision and called for an end to the Yulin Festival.

Labrador gives birth to one of the biggest litters in history for the breed

Labrador gives birth to one of the biggest litters in history for the breed

‘We know, we’re adorable’ (Picture: SWNS) The litter was made up of four black boys, four black girls, three yellow boys and three yellow girls (Picture: SWNS) ‘Did somebody say food?’ (Picture: SWNS) Proud mum Bella endured a seven-hour labour (Picture: SWNS) The owners have a lot on their plate feeding 14 hungry labs (Picture: SWNS)Hazel said: ‘Bella was scanned when she became pregnant but the numbers are never right and we certainly were not expecting 14!

Best steam cleaners to keep your floors and surfaces sparkling

Best steam cleaners to keep your floors and surfaces sparkling

Steam cleaners can make quick work of cleaning floors and other surfaces.By heating up water to produce steam at high pressure, they aim to get rid of dirt, grease stain and germs in record time, and without the need for harsh detergents – better for both your surfaces and the environment.

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Pedigree's Dogs on Zoom campaign helps shelters like Nashville Humane Association host virtual meet-and-greets with adoptable dogs, and sponsors adoption fees for pets adopted through the program.Michigan Animal Rescue League launched a videoconferencing fundraiser in which people can "rent" an adoptable dog, cat or kitten to appear in Zoom meetings.

Oprah reveals dog Sadie is in quarantine over coronavirus fears

Oprah reveals dog Sadie is in quarantine over coronavirus fears

While King explained that she did not think pets can infect their owners, Winfrey interrupted and said: “I heard about a pug in New York!

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Asher said she hoped the findings would help owners be more understanding of their dogs and cut them some slack, noting there is a spike in owners taking their dogs to shelters when the animals hit puberty.“Perhaps they are not misbehaving just because they are naughty, but it is just like in humans – the hormones are raging and there are things going on in the brain,” she said.

Tiny puppy left wandering the streets during lockdown gets a new home

Tiny puppy left wandering the streets during lockdown gets a new home

Marvin, now in foster care (Picture: Blue Cross)Animal Welfare Assistant Bradley Tovell noticed that although he was in good health, he was very nervous so he set up a camp bed and stayed with him on his first night.