Orphaned puppies cuddle teddies as they sleep next to their mum’s ashes

Orphaned puppies cuddle teddies as they sleep next to their mum’s ashes

Owner Donna Rennison, from Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, has documented her creative and adorable hand-rearing techniques, which include buying the pups heat pads, building them a feeding station and giving them teddies to cuddle.The puppies’ feeding station (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘The days following we researched a lot on how to hand-rear the puppies from the internet.

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.

Guinea pig befriends dogs with exact same black and white markings

Guinea pig befriends dogs with exact same black and white markings

Margo and Jenson have the exact same markings (Picture: Caters News Agency) Margo has become close with her brothers, George and Jenson (Picture: Caters News Agency)Jenna said: ‘Margo has become really famous thanks to her Collie-like markings.

Dalmatian gives birth to litter of 18 puppies after 14-hour labour

Dalmatian gives birth to litter of 18 puppies after 14-hour labour

Proud mama Nellie (Picture: Caters News Agency) Look at the sleeping angels (Picture: Caters News Agency)The 46-year-old says she will keep just one puppy from the little and the rest will go to new homes.

Dog becomes foster dad to kittens waiting to find forever homes

Dog becomes foster dad to kittens waiting to find forever homes

Raylan has helped care for more than 60 cats and kittens (Picture: @raylan_the_dog/Caters News Agency)‘I have no idea why Raylan loves kittens,’ says Laura, from Toronto, Canada.

Dog is reunited with woman after 56 days apart in quarantine

Dog is reunited with woman after 56 days apart in quarantine

Aly couldn’t contain her excitement when she saw Jessica for the first time (Picture: Caters News Agency) The pair had been apart for 56 days because of quarantine (Picture: Caters News Agency) Jessica’s boyfriend is Aly’s owner, but she has an incredible bond with the dog (Picture: Caters News Agency)Bars and restaurants can now resume takeaway services, and buildings sites and factories were also allowed to resume production.

Two-year-old boy loves his dog so much he thinks they’re brothers

Two-year-old boy loves his dog so much he thinks they’re brothers

Born nine days apart, the pair have grown up together and think of each other as brothers (Picture: LAURA WEBSTER / CATERS NEWS AGENCY )‘From eating food from the plate, just like Fenn would, he also joins him in learning tricks like sit, heel round.

Lab animals can now be adopted instead of euthanised, FDA says

Lab animals can now be adopted instead of euthanised, FDA says

Under the updated policy, which was adopted in November but not reported by the agency until now, healthy dogs , cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and some farm animals are now permitted to be transferred to shelters and sanctuaries after they’ve been used for lab experiments.

Olaf the Great Dane is best mates with a herd of donkeys

Olaf the Great Dane is best mates with a herd of donkeys

Olaf the Great Dane has well and truly been accepted into this herd of donkeys (Picture: Caters News Agency)A giant dog has found friendship with a herd of donkeys.Come, let’s play fetch (Picture: Caters News Agency)The donkeys are equally infatuated with Olaf.

Penelope the dog wins fans for her ridiculous smile

Penelope the dog wins fans for her ridiculous smile

Penelope has gained loads of fans online thanks to her ridiculous smile (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Meet Penelope, a dog with a truly ridiculous smile.Mother-of-four Kayla, who is chronically ill, says Penelope has helped her get through many tough days with her smiles, ever since she got her as a puppy.

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Nanuk before his groomer’s appointment (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Samoyeds are known for their white, fluffy coat, which looks like a lion’s mane around their face.Seven-year-old Samoyed Nanuk isn’t recognisable at all now, though, after a mishap at the groomers left him looking more like a Bull Terrier.

Paralysed dog Zippy can play again thanks to custom roller-skates

Paralysed dog Zippy can play again thanks to custom roller-skates

Zippy the cockapoo lost use of his back legs after jumping off a sofa and slipping a disc (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Jean, a part time lecturer, said: ‘It’s amazing to watch Zippy on his roller-skates and finally get some independence back.

Spaniel muzzled for chewing everything in sight eats his own mouth guard

Spaniel muzzled for chewing everything in sight eats his own mouth guard

Spaniel Dexter is so obsessed with chewing things he shouldn’t – including fishnet tights, chocolate and duct tape – that his owners got him a mouth guard, but he ate that too.

Naughty beagles destroy £6,200 worth of designer bags, shoes and furniture

Naughty beagles destroy £6,200 worth of designer bags, shoes and furniture

Odette Forbes, 52, named Ron and Reg after the criminal Kray twins (Picture: Simon Jacobs/ Odette Forbes/ Caters News Agency)Two naughty beagles have cost their owners over £6,000 after they destroyed a series of designer handbags and shoes.

Cupcake the therapy poodle visits hospital to help patients feel better

Cupcake the therapy poodle visits hospital to help patients feel better

Karen Simmons and Cupcake visiting a hospital patient (picture: Caters News Agency)‘Cupcake is an amazing dog who is calm and obedient – she is perfect for the job.

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Kate said: ‘We adopted Bonnie from Beacon Animal Rescue Centre which is run by my best friend Rebecca.The pooch regularly delights her 14,000 fans with new pictures on Instagram (Picture: Caters News Agency)Despite her mistreatment in life, Kate says Bonnie is not wary of humans at all and is one of the ‘best things’ to happen to her.

Dog meat and dead monkeys on sale in gruesome market in Indonesia

Dog meat and dead monkeys on sale in gruesome market in Indonesia

Dogs are killed for their meat in Indonesia (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency) The retired biologist saw shoppers inspecting the meat (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency) Animal rights campaigners have previously tried to shut down the market (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency)‘Hundreds of locals were offering bush meat, dog meat, bats, chickens and fish for sale.

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

Cheyenne McIntyre was shocked when she turned around and saw her dog, English Mastiff Dudley, sitting with his front legs twisted in front of him. ‘I think many just can’t work out how his legs are twisted like that.

German town defends decision to sell family's pet pug on eBay

German town defends decision to sell family's pet pug on eBay

Edda the pug was sold on eBay for £640 after indebted family failed to pay taxes Officials in Germany have defended their decision to seize an indebted family’s pet pug and sell it on eBay, saying the move was a last resort because authorities were unable to find anything else to take.

Warning after dog’s paws were burned off when he walked on icy grass

Warning after dog’s paws were burned off when he walked on icy grass

Britain's youngest female paedophile, 17, was groomed from the age of 13 Chase was then rushed to the vet where his feet were cleaned, dressed and he was administered with pain relief before receiving laser treatment to help with the healing – resulting in him being left unable to walk for the next two weeks.