Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

The dog appeared to be recovering over the weekend but took a turn for the worse on Monday (Picture: Triangle News)Joanna, who has worked in America rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, said the injuries were consistent with an attack.

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.

Dog dies from kidney infection after overheating during boiling lunchtime walk

Dog dies from kidney infection after overheating during boiling lunchtime walk

Speedy died of a kidney infection after becoming too hot (Picture: Medivet)A dog has died after suffering from kidney failure and severe heatstroke during a lunchtime walk in the park.

Man behind worst dog abuse RSPCA rescuers had ever seen is spared jail

Man behind worst dog abuse RSPCA rescuers had ever seen is spared jail

Daisy suffering from a chronic skin condition but her owner failed to bring her to the vet (Picture: SWNS)A dog owner of a pet who lost her fur in one of the worst cases of animal neglect the RSPCA has ever seen has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

You can now buy your dog a luxury home with in-house treat dispensers

You can now buy your dog a luxury home with in-house treat dispensers

Your dog would be very happy to stay in this (Picture: Caters News)A company has launched a new range of luxury dog kennels that cost up to £170,000.

Cat who can’t stop sneezing stuck at rescue centre because ‘nobody will adopt him’

Cat who can’t stop sneezing stuck at rescue centre because ‘nobody will adopt him’

“He has been in our homing wing for around 10 days now,” she adds, explaining that as soon as people know a cat has a medical issue, people are reluctant to adopt them.

Clive the dog is a medical hero as he warns owner when to take medication

Clive the dog is a medical hero as he warns owner when to take medication

However, after a chance talk with a doctor at dog show Crufts, 31-year-old Michelle made the incredible discovery Clive was actually trying to signal to her to take her medication by detecting a scent from her mouth.

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

An adorably podgy pug born with excessive fat rolls is defying the odds by living his best life. ‘We have owned dogs our entire lives, however we didn’t know much about pugs, and unfortunately, we trusted Theo’s breeder.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

Puppy with chronically swollen legs finally gets his loving forever home

Puppy with chronically swollen legs finally gets his loving forever home

(Picture: Michael Swan/Caters News)‘If he gets a cut on his back legs it could be fatal, I don’t want him to stop running around or going through sticks though so I try not to limit him.

Dog born with half a spine won’t let his disability hold him back

Dog born with half a spine won’t let his disability hold him back

Cooper was born with short spine syndrome, meaning his vertebrae are fused together and compressed (Picture: Elly Keegan / SWNS) If you were to spot Cooper out for a walk, you’d probably notice he looks a little different.

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

(Picture: Twitter/ oohhhkayyy) He sent the picture to his daughter Michaella and told her that Lucky’s ‘baby’ was no more. And good news, Michaella told The Dodo that the bear is now fully recovered and back with Lucky.

Signs & treatment of feline diabetes

Signs & treatment of feline diabetes

Dietary changes, lifestyle modification and oral medication can go a long way in helping cats affected by type II diabetes. Type III or Transient Diabetes is a condition wherein cats affected by type II diabetes require insulin injections initially.

Urgent appeal for tragic ‘Mermaid Puppy’ whose deformed legs make her look like fish

Urgent appeal for tragic ‘Mermaid Puppy’ whose deformed legs make her look like fish

Urgent appeal for tragic ‘Mermaid Puppy’ whose deformed legs make her look like fish A RESCUE dog thrown from a van needs life-changing surgery so she can lose the sad nickname of Mermaid Puppy.

Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

One-year-old Bertie has a genetic condition that caused his legs to stop growing – his feet are now rolled underneath his body and he’s in agony.

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

If your dog is overweight, a dog weight-loss plan can help your pup lose unhealthy pounds of body fat.

Dog left with no eyes after getting abandoned twice finally finds a home

Dog left with no eyes after getting abandoned twice finally finds a home

Miyoshi had her eyes removed after suffering with glaucoma and an autoimmune disease (Picture: Caters) Tyler Keith, 25, and Abby Richardson, 24, instantly fell in love with Miyoshi at the adoption centre in September, and knew they had to welcome her into their home.

'Just DESPICABLE' Tragedy as 'skeleton' bulldog left to die under a bush

'Just DESPICABLE' Tragedy as 'skeleton' bulldog left to die under a bush

RSPCA Inspector David McAdam said the bulldog was suffering some of the worst health problems he has ever witnessed when the pet was found in a remote area of countryside near Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, last week.

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Sadly, Mr Moffatt died recently and Buddy has boomeranged back to the Dogs Trust West Calder rescue centre, where an appeal is being launched to help him find a new forever home.

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Three-month-old kittens Izzy and Twitch have cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as wobbly cat syndrome. With four rescue cats already living with the couple and their daughter, Jennifer Ferguson was reluctant to expand their feline family yet again.