Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Workers for the California-based Animal Defenders International say they endured the harassment after rescuing six lions and 15 tigers from circuses in the Central American country following a 2017 law banning live performances by animals.

Pets stolen, slaughtered and turned into bar snacks in Cambodia’s dog meat trade

Pets stolen, slaughtered and turned into bar snacks in Cambodia’s dog meat trade

Many dogs are hanged from trees as a cheap method of slaughter (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) Former restaurant owner Khieu Chan watches Four Paws team members rescue dogs from a facility in Takeo province (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) A woman prepares dog meat for customers at a slaughterhouse in Siem Reap (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)Four Paws initially met with the owner of the slaughterhouse who said he was desperate to get out of the business.

The real star of Monday night's Cowboys-Giants game was a black cat

The real star of Monday night's Cowboys-Giants game was a black cat

The black cat is one of several resident strays that live in the bleachers at MetLife Stadium and usually come out after the game, building security officials told New York Giants reporter Madelyn Burke.

Jenna Bush Hager announces November book club pick

Jenna Bush Hager announces November book club pick

"I am into having a family book club," said Jenna, "let’s discuss it around the turkey.In order to be entered, follow the Read With Jenna Instagram account and comment on the post above explaining why you or your book club deserve a copy of the book.

Couple spared jail for risking return of rabies in puppy-smuggling scandal

Couple spared jail for risking return of rabies in puppy-smuggling scandal

Jodie Fairbrother was handed a suspended sentence and banned from keeping or trading in animals for five years (Picture: Grimsby Telegraph/MEN Media) RSPCA officers raid the 4Paws kennels in South Killinghome (Picture: Grimsby Telegraph/MEN Media) Officers removed 160 dogs and cats, many of which had untreated medical conditions (Picture: Grimsby Telegraph/MEN Media)They were charged with a string of cruelty offences after RSPCA officers removed 160 animals from their rescue centre and veterinary clinic in Lincolnshire.

Mum demands pet owner changes dog's name as she wants it for her child

Mum demands pet owner changes dog's name as she wants it for her child

A mum was so determined that only her child could be called Tillie that she asked a pet owner to rid her dog of the same name (Picture: Ivanko)If you’ve picked out your future children’s names before they’re born, you’re definitely not alone.

Pick of the Litter review – heartwarming dogumentary

Pick of the Litter review – heartwarming dogumentary

Cuteness levels regularly exceed safe norms during this heartwarming “dogumentary” as five labrador puppies – Potomac, Patriot, Poppy, Phil and Primrose – are put into training to become guide dogs for the blind.

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy, 9

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy, 9

Sadie Totterdell was named as the woman arrested after Frankie was mauled to death (Picture: Facebook) The boy is believed to have been killed while he was in a caravan with the dog (Picture: SWNS)It was reported earlier on Monday that the boy had been left alone with the dog, named Winston – despite him already having carried out four less serious attacks, one of which happened just weeks before the fatal incident.

Deaf man adopts deaf dog and teaches him commands with sign language

Deaf man adopts deaf dog and teaches him commands with sign language

Nick and Emerson (Picture: WABI5 News)Meet Emerson – he’s a very good doggo but sadly he’s deaf and visually impaired. Nick, from Maine, U.S., adopted Emerson as a 12-week-old puppy after reading a Facebook post about him.

'He's a survivor': dog reunited with family months after they fled wildfires

'He's a survivor': dog reunited with family months after they fled wildfires

The family got a call after an animal rescue volunteer, Ben Lepe, trapped Kingston on Sunday and took him to Friends of Camp Fire Cats, a local rescue group.

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

Indeed, Colton the Schipperke is introduced seventh despite being ineligible for Best in Show (even though no one in the crowd has been made aware unless they’ve been checking the news on their phones).

Freed! Critically endangered creatures destined for cruel lives as pet returned to forest

Freed! Critically endangered creatures destined for cruel lives as pet returned to forest

One small step for rescued Javan loris takes it back to the wild (Image: International Animal Rescue) Conservationists released 65 critically endangered Javan slow lorises back to the trees after rescuing them from poachers.

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

As with dogs, you can make your cat feel more at ease during the fireworks by putting on the TV or radio to muffle the sound and closing the curtains.

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

The new law will protect service animals on the frontline (Image: PA) This Bill will offer stronger protection for the many brave service animals that help to protect us Michael Gove - Environment Secretary This get-out will be abolished by the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill which has been introduced as private members’ legislation but will now be given Government support when it gets its second reading today.

THE BIGGEST LOSER... pet edition! Competition celebrates animals' fight to lose weight

THE BIGGEST LOSER... pet edition! Competition celebrates animals' fight to lose weight

Bulging Borris the joint winner in Pet Fit Club contest (Image: PDSA) Lardy Labrador Sadie was 41 per cent over her ideal weight (Image: PDSA) Slimline Sadie has lost almost two stone (Image: PDSA) Fat-busting Borris now weighs a trim 3st 4lbs (Image: PDSA) Owner Annmarie, 46, from Deal, Kent, described how Borris has become a different animal since embarking on his fitness regime.

Saving Sadie: Dog Shot and Left for Dead Gets Second Chance at Life

Saving Sadie: Dog Shot and Left for Dead Gets Second Chance at Life

“They [the shelter] took Sadie knowing full well that no one would adopt her there with her injuries,” says Joal Derse Dauer, a local from Muskego, Wisconsin, had been donating blankets at the shelter when she noticed Sadie’s sad eyes and instantly was drawn to her.

2018's pet slimmers of the year are spaniel Borris and chunky Labrador Sadie

2018's pet slimmers of the year are spaniel Borris and chunky Labrador Sadie

Sadie lost a quarter of her starting weight (Picture: PRESS ASSOCIATION)It’s the announcement we’ve waited all year for: which hardworking animal will win 2018’s Pet Slimmer of the Year award?

Owner has heartwarming reunion with dogs after Camp Fire destroyed her home

Owner has heartwarming reunion with dogs after Camp Fire destroyed her home

Andrea Gaylord's dog, Madison, was waiting patiently for her return (above) a month after her home burned down in the Camp Fire in northern California.

Loyal dog guarded home for almost a month after deadly wildfire

Loyal dog guarded home for almost a month after deadly wildfire

Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week. Madison greets his owner, Andrea Gaylord, as she was allowed back to check on her burned property (Picture: AP)

Let sleeping dogs lie (in the kitchen) | Brief letters

Let sleeping dogs lie (in the kitchen) | Brief letters

• So chief whip Julian Smith thinks MPs can be persuaded to back Theresa May by the thought that otherwise they might lose some of their Christmas break (Report, 1 December). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit gu.com/letters