Sainsbury's launches mince pies for dogs so pooches can feel festive

Sainsbury's launches mince pies for dogs so pooches can feel festive

It’s not a mince pie, but Sainsbury’s is selling festive chicken, duck and cranberry-flavoured products, as well as deli sticks that taste like turkey, duck and goose.

Missing dog reunited with owner after escaping to busy motorway

Missing dog reunited with owner after escaping to busy motorway

Maisie is now safe (Picture: SWNS)A missing dog was reunited with her owner after escaping on to a busy motorway where she was rescued by a delivery driver and taken on a 110 mile road trip.

Pilot dresses up as Batman to fly rescue animals to their forever homes

Pilot dresses up as Batman to fly rescue animals to their forever homes

On his way to rescue some pets (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ChrisVanDorn)During his missions, Batman is frequently accompanied by his faithful canine companion Mr Boots or Robin. The Dark Knight will rise and rescue a pet near you (if you’re in Florida or thereabouts) (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ChrisVanDorn).

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Man going by the name of Chris says he wrote condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford. Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand. Chris said he wrote a condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.

Oldest Cat in the World Enjoys 24th Birthday!

Oldest Cat in the World Enjoys 24th Birthday!

On May 21st, “Poppy, hailing from Bournemouth, England, was crowned the world’s oldest living cat, taking the Guinness World Record.” Until last year, the title of “oldest living cat,” was contested by a 23 year old feline from Kansas, named Pinky.

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

The bride and groom met at the Dogs Trust home where Jack had lived for nine months (Picture: SWNS)‘We had a lovely sentimental day, and Jack played a big part,’ gushed Christopher.

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

Yes, that’s a dog in a blue Ikea bag (Picture: Twitter/ Christopher Sebela)The subway in New York has a very strange rule that only permits dogs to travel on trains if they are small enough to fit in a bag.

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.

Viral sensation Grumpy Cat has died at 7

Viral sensation Grumpy Cat has died at 7

Tardar Sauce first became known in 2012 when Bryan Bundesen, the brother of the cat's owner, Tabatha Bundesen, posted a picture on Reddit that said, "Meet grumpy cat.".

Cat-inet reshuffles: the long history of felines in politics

Cat-inet reshuffles: the long history of felines in politics

Evie the cat has moved up in the the Cabinet Office to be the new face of the Equalities Unit. The corridors of Whitehall might hold nothing more menacing for Evie than a large mouse or Chris Grayling, but in the time of the Pharoahs, cats could be relied upon to protect their humans from poisonous serpents.

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

Scratchy shows joy at being reunited (Image: Twitter/Chris Packham) The operation was carried out by veterinary experts at Optivet Referrals in Havant, Hampshire, close to where the presenter lives in the New Forest with his aged black poodle and the frozen remains of brother Itchy who died two years ago.

Puppy found dumped in woods in a Sports Direct bag now has her forever home

Puppy found dumped in woods in a Sports Direct bag now has her forever home

(Picture North News / NNP) ‘I was lost for words that someone could, just days after Christmas, dump a tiny, vulnerable puppy in the freezing weather. Antony said: ‘I dread to think what Christmas was like for Eleven last year just days before she was discovered dumped in the woods.

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

She added: ‘It was kind of like love at first sight – Minnie has always loved other dogs and having friends now she has someone to grow up with and to help her be brave!’

Theresa May treats dog to a new bone at Christmas church service

Theresa May treats dog to a new bone at Christmas church service

The dog looked happy to greet the Prime Minister and her husband (Picture: PA) Blitz regularly attends the church with his owner (Picture: PA) Earlier this week, the Prime Minister focused on thanking UK troops as she made her Christmas message.

Hero police dog killed while trying to take down murder suspect on Christmas Eve

Hero police dog killed while trying to take down murder suspect on Christmas Eve

A police dog was killed while trying to tackle a suspected murderer outside a shopping centre on Christmas Eve. K9 Cigo was in the middle of taking down suspected Latin Kings gang member The Mall in Wellington Green, Florida, when he was shot.

Christmas puppies have each been named after Santa's reindeer

Christmas puppies have each been named after Santa's reindeer

(Picture: SWNS- Cambridge) The dogs will remain at the home to be cared for over Christmas Day and until they are old enough to go to their ‘forever’ home.

Bald dog covered in glitter found dumped in carrier bag - but look at her amazing recovery

Bald dog covered in glitter found dumped in carrier bag - but look at her amazing recovery

It’s utterly heart-breaking.” El before and after her Christmas dumping (Image: RSPCA) Hell for a bald puppy called El left to die in freezing cold (Image: RSPCA) The woodland spot where El was left to die in bag for life (Image: RSPCA) El having a swell time this Christmas with new owners (Image: RSPCA) A year on and adopted by Antony and Karl Simmons Sergent, El has a sparkling black and white coat and a life of pampering – light years from the horrors she faced last Christmas.

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

The latest CCTV footage shows a car in Stoke-on-Trent pulling up at the side of the road and a man leaving the passenger side carrying a dog bed and leading a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog.

Happy ending for dog stabbed in the head with screwdriver and set on fire

Happy ending for dog stabbed in the head with screwdriver and set on fire

Bruce was so underweight you could see his rib cage (Picture: North News) Poor Bruce suffered a terrible ordeal (Picture: North News) She says he’s happy and healthy and she is looking forward to spending their first Christmas together at her home in Carlisle.

HEARTBREAKING: Dog loses pup after cruel owner DUMPS IT when it began giving birth

HEARTBREAKING: Dog loses pup after cruel owner DUMPS IT when it began giving birth

She is currently recovering on fluids and medications but is still in a serious condition.” Hangdog Florence on a drip at RSPCA hospital (Image: RSPCA) Florence’s abandonment this December comes at one of the busiest times for the RSPCA, with the charity bracing itself for a tidal wave of calls about pets, wild animals and livestock in difficulties over the festive period.