Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Reuben (left) has recovered from being in an awful condition in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)A pensioner who rescued a dying street dog from Romania credits her new pet with saving her from lockdown loneliness.

My dog smelled sepsis after I suffered third degree burns from hair dye

My dog smelled sepsis after I suffered third degree burns from hair dye

Levi and Chico, and right, the damage to her scalp (Picture: James Linsell-Clark/ SWNS)A woman believes her dog saved her life by ‘sniffing out’ sepsis after she reacted badly to hair dye and suffered third-degree burns.

New Instagram challenge sees people share unflattering photos of pets

New Instagram challenge sees people share unflattering photos of pets

People can get in on the challenge by sharing their own picture with the hashtag and there’s no denying dog owners will have a few funny photos already saved on their camera rolls.

Gogglebox: Do Giles and Mary know Boris Johnson?

Gogglebox: Do Giles and Mary know Boris Johnson?

Do Gogglebox’s Giles and Mary know Boris Johnson?It has been reported that Giles and Mary are very close with Boris Johnson and his sister Rachel.

It's Fat Bear Week! Body-positive tournament to crown chubby cubby champ

It's Fat Bear Week! Body-positive tournament to crown chubby cubby champ

No, the real sign of the change of seasons is Fat Bear Week, an annual tradition beloved by many.What, exactly, is Fat Bear Week?Here's how to participate in #FatBearWeek: this is an elimination tournament to determine who will be crowned 2020's fattest bear on the Brooks River.

The eyeless and hairless cat has become an Internet sensation!

The eyeless and hairless cat has become an Internet sensation!

It's wonderful how Jasper is changing how people see beauty on the Internet.With Jasper's Instagram account, Kelli wants to let people know that even a blind cat can have a very fulfilling and happy life.

Tim Dowling: Is the puppy homesick? The worry is all-consuming

Tim Dowling: Is the puppy homesick? The worry is all-consuming

The puppy we’re looking after for friends appears at the garden door with a shoe in its mouth.The dog sits on the garden table, lip curled in a sneer, while my wife runs the trimmer over its back.“It’s for dogs,” my wife says.

UK transport secretary Grant Shapps to return from Spain amid quarantine row – as it happened

UK transport secretary Grant Shapps to return from Spain amid quarantine row – as it happened

However, Jet2, whose parent company Dart Group is based in Leeds, said that flights would continue from the UK to the Balearic and Canary islands, including popular holiday destinations such as Mallorca, Ibiza and Tenerife.

Adorable dog spends lockdown learning how to skateboard

Adorable dog spends lockdown learning how to skateboard

It’s a great aesthetic (Picture: Hailey Adair / SWNS)One adventurous canine is not only a good boy, he’s also a skater boi.He loves his board (Picture: Hailey Adair / SWNS)Hailey said: ‘We got a little skateboard at first and right away he was on it and totally comfortable.

Woman makes DIY stairlift for her elderly rescue pugs

Woman makes DIY stairlift for her elderly rescue pugs

George, Emery, Bodhi and Sam waiting for their turn in the stairlift (Picture: Mercury Press & Media Ltd)When Sonya Karimi, 31, from New Orleans, Louisiana, adopted elderly pugs George,13, and Bodhi, 10, and Boston terrier Sam, 10, she noticed they struggled to climb her stairs.

Dog ends up looking like an alpaca after trip to the groomers is cut short

Dog ends up looking like an alpaca after trip to the groomers is cut short

A serious hairdo (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lisa said ‘When I got the call I chuckled a little and thought “oh my god, I’m on my way to pick up a lion”, and when I get there it’s the funniest thing in the world.

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.

Best of Crufts: Dog warned trainer about her breast cancer

Best of Crufts: Dog warned trainer about her breast cancer

However, it was also time for the working dogs ’ to shine, with a trainer revealing that one of the dogs she worked alongside actually detected her early-stage breast cancer.

Country diary: magpies are not to be seen in black and white terms

Country diary: magpies are not to be seen in black and white terms

For several years, the ivy’s inner reaches have been home to a pair of magpies, whose calls one eminent ornithologist unkindly compared to the sound of machine-gun fire.I counted five magpies flying towards the shot bird.

Amazing therapy dog wears tuxedo to receive award for his service

Amazing therapy dog wears tuxedo to receive award for his service

The pair have been helping the campus security team by providing emotional support to students and de-escalating stressful situations since 2019.Boomer, or BWB, if you prefer, even has his own campus ID card and email address so that students and staff can book a session with him.

Puppy and cat who became best friends say goodbye when one is adopted

Puppy and cat who became best friends say goodbye when one is adopted

Cheerio and Elvis formed a fast bond (Picture: Corrinne Minnard / SWNS.COM)Now, after ten weeks together, Elvis has finally found a forever home, and this week was taken away by his new owners.The pair said goodbye with one last cuddle (Picture: Corrinne Minnard / SWNS.COM)‘Cheerio would even be quite flirtatious at times, like any cat.

Adorable dog who models for big brands has become an Instagram sensation

Adorable dog who models for big brands has become an Instagram sensation

Such as photogenic face (Credits: Katie Ramsden / SWNS.COM) In her signature yellow coat (Credits: Katie Ramsden / SWNS.COM) She’s modelled for all kinds of brands (Credits: Katie Ramsden / SWNS.COM)Just like human social media influencers, Marley is flooded with free gifts from brands, who ask to be featured on her Instagram.

Animal charity saves 25 dogs by flying them over to the UK

Animal charity saves 25 dogs by flying them over to the UK

The dogs met their new owners when they arrived at the airport (Picture: Madeleine Poolman)An animal charity has just saved the lives of 25 dogs .Avoiding slobbery dog kisses – another use for face masks (Picture: Madeleine Poolman)If you fancy adopting a dog of your own, you can visit the animal charity’s website.

I've Zoomed and I've dog groomed and I still don't know how to stay alert

I've Zoomed and I've dog groomed and I still don't know how to stay alert

On 30 April – possibly owing to Kevin saying his voice was a little huskier than usual, but more likely because of the government’s desperation to meet its 100,000 daily target by the end of the month – he was told he was eligible for a test and was invited to go to a centre in Cambridge the next day.

Dog born with hair growing through eyes gets saved from being put down

Dog born with hair growing through eyes gets saved from being put down

‘The man picked him up and he was a little dog with big fluff coming out of his eyes and I was told that because he was blind and he couldn’t be used on the farm or be sold as a pet.