Hairless opossum gets sweater donations to survive winter

Hairless opossum gets sweater donations to survive winter

Gail Barnes, executive director of the South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, told TODAY that the unusual animal was dropped off on Oct. 23) Initially, she believed the opossum to be a hairless cat.

Rescuing a dog in the pandemic: What to expect

Rescuing a dog in the pandemic: What to expect

After what felt like years of pleading (but was probably only weeks) after my 6th birthday, my parents and oldest brother returned home from a breeder with Johann, our German Shepard, who grew to 110 pounds and 5 feet tall on his hind legs.

Man let his dog starve to death then hid his body in car boot

Man let his dog starve to death then hid his body in car boot

Lee Roger Aylott’s dog Suzie (pictured) was also discovered in a poor condition (Picture: Media Wales)A man has been banned from keeping animals for life after he let his dog starve to death and hid his body in the boot of his car.

Body of ‘healthy’ dog found dead inside parcel sack left in park

Body of ‘healthy’ dog found dead inside parcel sack left in park

RSPCA Inspector Victoria Reid was called to Tinsley Meadows Park in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on August 1 following the discovery of the dog beside a bin.

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

Falling prey to parasites is the biggest trouble for dogs, especially during monsoon, and to curb this, pet owners are ensuring that their pooches remain always clean.So, one must take care that the pet is drinking clean water and ensure that they are given all the required vaccines.

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Although dogs can be more likely to get heatstroke if they’re a flat-faced breed, have a long coat, are older, or are on certain medication, any dog can get it if they’re exposed to high temperatures.

Stop! Don't ignore the signs of dehydration in pet dogs

Stop! Don't ignore the signs of dehydration in pet dogs

According to vets, a dog suffers from dehydration when its body loses more water or fluid than what is actually going in.As soon as you notice signs of dehydration in your pet dog, make sure that it drinks as much water as possible.

Use of pet masks: No, your pets don't need masks: Vets

Use of pet masks: No, your pets don't need masks: Vets

Pet parents are using masks for their pets to be extra cautious and safeguard the furry friends from the dangers around.IMPORTED PET MASKS HIT THE MARKET.These are rubber masks, which have an N-95-style opening which helps the pets breathe.

CDC recommends that pets social distance, too. Here's what that looks like.

CDC recommends that pets social distance, too. Here's what that looks like.

Now the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends social distancing for pets, but what does that mean for our cats and dogs.The CDC does not recommend routine testing for pets, Howe said.

Woman's mini felt model of her dog looks 'like it's had a stroke'

Woman's mini felt model of her dog looks 'like it's had a stroke'

Oh dear (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Emma Allen was left in fits of giggles after ordering a mini felt replica of her Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Missy – and ended up getting one that looked ‘like it’s had a stroke’.

Wobbly dog Winston is looking for a steady home

Wobbly dog Winston is looking for a steady home

After numerous tests at the vet, it was found that Winston has an unusual double mutation of L2hga (or L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria) a debilitating genetic disease found in Staffies and some other breeds which can cause wobbly walking, fits or collapses, muscle cramps.

12 canine commandments

12 canine commandments

-Dog training and behaviour is very crucial.Dogs can learn close to 300 words – all we humans have to do is understand their body language and learn to read 30-odd calming signals in them.

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

The dog was named Aloe (Picture: Proyecto4Patas) Aloe’s rescuers used 50 litres of oil to clean them (Picture: Proyecto4Patas)She was then loaded into a van and taken to the group’s headquarters.Aloe’s rescuers will look for his forever home once he gets his strength back (Picture: Proyecto4Patas).

'Trust your dog': extraordinary pets help solve crimes by finding bodies

'Trust your dog': extraordinary pets help solve crimes by finding bodies

For 18 of his 23 years as a police officer, Deputy Chance Wood, 43, has served in the marine unit, rescuing people in distress and recovering the remains of those who have drowned, often with the help of cadaver dogs.

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.

Hunt for heartless gunman who SHOT mother dog twice in the head

Hunt for heartless gunman who SHOT mother dog twice in the head

SHOCKED animal crime investigators are hunting a gunman who shot a mother dog twice in the head after she had puppies.Vets say the extremely emaciated dog would have suffered considerably before she died and her body dumped in the field.

‘Unicorn puppy’ with tail growing out of his head is rescued from the street

‘Unicorn puppy’ with tail growing out of his head is rescued from the street

He has been nicknamed a ‘unicorn puppy’ (Picture: MEGA) Vets say he is perfectly healthy (Picture: MEGA)Vets said the puppy has a clean bill of health, but Ms Steffen doesn’t want to adopt him out until they know whether his ‘unicorn horn’ will become an issue.

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

(Picture: Michael Scott/Caters News)A sausage dog who found viral fame providing therapy to stressed out students has become a fashion celeb, appearing in Vogue magazine.

Skeletal lurcher dog thrown over gates of Merseyside animal sanctuary

Skeletal lurcher dog thrown over gates of Merseyside animal sanctuary

Staff at Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary were left stunned when a car pulled up outside and hurled Casper onto the premises on the evening of Halloween.Casper had several growths on his body (Picture: Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary/ @SOSmoggies)One person wrote: ‘Oh Casper you beautiful boy.

Your dog knows how you feel

Your dog knows how you feel

If another pet, friend or family member diverts your love and attention, s/he will stop cooperating or responding to you, and even look depressed.7 signs to know your relationship is in trouble.