Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Extremely relatable Shiba Inu always looks grumpy

Extremely relatable Shiba Inu always looks grumpy

Chester is a very grumpy looking Shiba Inu (Picture: @grumpysheeb/Jam Press)Meet Chester, your new favourite Instagram dog.(Picture: @grumpysheeb/ Jam Press)Kirby started an Instagram account for Chester after his grouchy face attracted attention on Facebook pages such as Shiba Inu Crazy People and Dogspotting.

There’s a hotel that will bring puppies and prosecco to your room

There’s a hotel that will bring puppies and prosecco to your room

But one hotel has stepped it up a notch – by offering guests the chance to have prosecco and puppies delivered to their door. The Kimpton Hotel Monaco, in Denver, has launched a new ‘Puppies + Prosecco Package’, where guests can book their own private puppy party while drinking bubbles.

Cat who comforted bereaved visitors at crematorium dies - and gets his OWN kitty cremation

Cat who comforted bereaved visitors at crematorium dies - and gets his OWN kitty cremation

ASHLEY the cat was a source of comfort for many bereaved visitors bidding farewell to loved ones at Worthing Crematorium in West Sussex. Ashley the cat (Image: Facebook ) cat (Image: fb)Now the much-loved feline, who wandered the grounds of the Crematorium for 16 years, had his very own kitty cremation after he passed away.

'Your cat is watching you!' The fearless felines hidden by their author

'Your cat is watching you!' The fearless felines hidden by their author

William Baldwin concealed his 16th-century book Beware the Cat because of its satirical swipes at the Catholic church. Philosophically, Baldwin was asking the kind of questions with which 20th-century philosophers have since grappled, says Bob McKay, a senior lecturer in English Literature at Sheffield whose research has focused on animals living beside humans in literature.

When is Bring Your Dog to Work Day and how to get involved?

When is Bring Your Dog to Work Day and how to get involved?

Your report is late Rover, this unacceptable (Picture: Getty)Today is National Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so you might notice a little more barking in your office throughout your Friday.

Man asks for refund for food when his dog dies and receives a beautiful tribute

Man asks for refund for food when his dog dies and receives a beautiful tribute

Joseph Inabnet had to put his beloved dog Bailey down in October last year – but he’s already bought and paid for a supply of special pet food to last her for months.

This celebrity dog has over a million followers! Here’s her heart touching story

This celebrity dog has over a million followers! Here’s her heart touching story

Not to miss, she has a special book titled ‘Marnie the Dog: I’m a Book’ dedicated to her that has a special collection of her photos along with some hilarious captions.

When animals age: Poignant photo portraits captured in new book

When animals age: Poignant photo portraits captured in new book

Isa Leshko said photographing elderly animals has helped her to see that "old age is a luxury, not a curse. Fine-art photographer Isa Leshko captures images of older animals to explore her own feelings about aging and mortality.

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Linda believed she’d been hacked (Picture: Kennedy News)A pensioner is feeling pretty embarrassed after reporting ‘hackers’ for deleting hundreds of her Facebook posts – only to find out it was actually her dog, who had sat on her phone.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

There are 14 friendly new faces in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 's yearbook: the beloved therapy dogs who have helped students cope following last year's tragic shooting.

Parkland shooting survivors make therapy dogs a year book to say thank you

Parkland shooting survivors make therapy dogs a year book to say thank you

(Picture: Aerie Yearbook)Students in Parkland, Florida have been coping with the aftermath of an horrific mass shooting with the help of therapy dogs. (Picture: Aerie Yearbook)And aside from recognising the therapy dogs’ amazing achievements, some were also keen to hype up the pups for absolutely slaying their photo shoot.

B&M is selling sun loungers for dogs so you can both chill in the garden

B&M is selling sun loungers for dogs so you can both chill in the garden

It’s not the only item B&M is selling for your pets this summer. You can find the dog bed and other pet bits on the B&M website, available at a store near you.

Heroic police dog covered in HUNDREDS of porcupine quills during manhunt – SHOCK pictures

Heroic police dog covered in HUNDREDS of porcupine quills during manhunt – SHOCK pictures

Odin the K9 police dog was hit by 200 porcupine quills (Image: Coos County Sheriff's Office)Heroic Odin was on the trail of a human suspect when he came face to backside with one nature’s most dangerous creatures.

Boy, 9, mauled to death by dog is pictured as tributes pour in

Boy, 9, mauled to death by dog is pictured as tributes pour in

Frankie Willis was staying at the Tencreek Holiday Park in Cornwall (Picture: Facebook) Tributes have begun pouring in for the youngster (Picture: Facebook)It is thought the dog owner was staying next to them in a neighbouring caravan.

Violent cat appears out of nowhere to defeat man and his staffy

Violent cat appears out of nowhere to defeat man and his staffy

In the clip, posted to Facebook by Simon Hart, 24, the dog walker appears to clock the cat hiding behind a dark car and starts pulling his staffy away. Simon said that everyone involved in the incident is ‘fine’ and that he believes the cat lived a few doors down.

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.

You can go speed dating with Battersea’s loneliest residents for Valentine’s Day

You can go speed dating with Battersea’s loneliest residents for Valentine’s Day

(Picture: Heal’s) It’s almost Valentine’s Day and this speed dating event means you can get the perfect match.

Put out to grass: when animals are allowed to grow old

Put out to grass: when animals are allowed to grow old

Animal products may be ubiquitous, but farm animals themselves are fairly invisible, and I’m hoping people who read the book might stop to consider these animals’ lives and recognise that they’re individuals, not commodities; that they are sentient, and have unique personalities and emotions.” Pinterest Abe, a 21-year-old Alpine goat, was given to a sanctuary after his guardian entered an assisted living facility.

Amazing moment 'snowball' cat brought back from near death – ‘I’ve never seen this before’

Amazing moment 'snowball' cat brought back from near death – ‘I’ve never seen this before’

Fluffy the cat turned into ice statue (Image: Animal Clinic of Kalispell/Facebook) Vet Jevon Clark told local TV channel KULR how Fluffy’s body temperature was way below the usual 38.33 (101F) for cats.

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