Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Linda Torelli, director of marketing for the Brandywine Valley SPCA, which has three locations in Delaware and cares for more than 14,000 animals each year, credited a multipronged approach with helping the First State achieve no-kill status — and its citizens.“The community in Delaware is very oriented to pet advocacy, so we had their support,” she told TODAY.

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston's dog Dolly dies after 'heroic struggle'

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston's dog Dolly dies after 'heroic struggle'

Dolly the dog was actually part of Aniston's life long before she married Theroux back in 2015. In fact, during a visit to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last year, she revealed that she told Parton about her namesake around 2011, when Aniston and Theroux had just started dating.

12-year-old boy designs bow ties to help pets get adopted

12-year-old boy designs bow ties to help pets get adopted

So the Newark, New Jersey, resident helps shelter pets dress for success by donating his one-of-a-kind bow ties to rescue organizations across the country. Darius started by donating bow ties to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

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Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

According to the New York Times, “residents of Sochi have reported seeing dogs shot with poison darts, then tossed into waiting trucks.” Although virtually every country has to deal with pet overpopulation, including our own, Russia is being criticized for entirely focusing their efforts on killing otherwise healthy animals instead of building animal shelters or supporting spay and neuter programs.

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

George weighs as much as an average British woman after munching on pasties and pies (Picture: Farlap) George will be cared for at Gables Farm in Plymouth, Devon, where the country’s two previous fattest dogs were both looked after (Picture: Farlap)Ruth Pickards, deputy manager for the farm, said she and the team were proud of the work they did to help obese animals get a better life.

On the trail of Britain’s wild big cats

On the trail of Britain’s wild big cats

A spokeswoman for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) said: “Neither Natural England nor Defra have received any credible reports of wild living or breeding big cats in Britain in recent years.

How Brexit can CRACK DOWN on evil puppy smugglers - RSCPA urge MPs to act

How Brexit can CRACK DOWN on evil puppy smugglers - RSCPA urge MPs to act

Smuggled beagle puppy being checked after being seized at port (Image: RSPCA )The RSPCA says greater border security could thwart smugglers trafficking thousands of puppies into the UK every year – many too young and sick to be sold legally to families.

Adorable dog 'Snoop' dumped at Christmas finds NEW HOME – ' They already have strong bond'

Adorable dog 'Snoop' dumped at Christmas finds NEW HOME – ' They already have strong bond'

Snoop the dog "smiling" as he settles in new country home (Image: RSPCA) Because Mr Squire works from home, he is there to keep Snoop company, although the once traumatised dog still has an aversion to cars.

Chewy Donates 100K+ Pounds of Pet Supplies to Help Federal Workers

Chewy Donates 100K+ Pounds of Pet Supplies to Help Federal Workers

Courtesy of Jamie Szwiec The donated pet supplies came from Chewy fulfillment centers in Goodyear, Arizona; Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; and Clayton, Indiana, as well as from Chewy’s main headquarters in South Florida.

The Invention of the Modern Dog review – our long obsession with canine design

The Invention of the Modern Dog review – our long obsession with canine design

Selective breeding is how it’s done, the careful matching of mates in order to produce puppies with exactly the desired characteristics. Miscegenation was blamed, too, for a certain lowering of the doggy moral tone Tempers started to fray to the point where, in 1880, one breeder sued the newspapers for libelling his prizewinning bloodhound.

Meet Sniffles, the adorable pup without a nose looking for a home

Meet Sniffles, the adorable pup without a nose looking for a home

The pooch originally hails from Puerto Rico, where he was a stray who lost his nose after being attacked by a group of dogs in 2017, according to Wacker. Poodle and Pooch Rescue Wacker also hopes Sniffles’ story can spur people to help other dogs.

'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.

Mo Salah CONDEMNS reports of Egypt’s cats and dogs being exported for FOOD

Mo Salah CONDEMNS reports of Egypt’s cats and dogs being exported for FOOD

Animal champion Mo Salah condemns pet export reports (Image: Mo Salah/Twitter)The Liverpool striker and last season’s Premier League Golden Boot winner spoke out on social media, posting a picture of his own pet Siamese cats to underline his strong views.“Cats and dogs will not be exported anywhere.

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korean officials have begun dismantling the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

(Picture: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)Adorable golden retriever puppies are what every military parade needs. On Thursday, more than 9,500 Chilean troupes marched for the Great Military Parade as part of the 208th Independence Day anniversary, and the Canine Unit completely stole the show.

Adopt a pet without the adoption fee! Lear more about NBC’s Clear the Shelters program

Adopt a pet without the adoption fee! Lear more about NBC’s Clear the Shelters program

On August 18, NBC and Telemundo TV stations are teaming up with shelters across the country that will waive or lower any adoption fees. Find a participating shelter near you to adopt a dog, cat, rabbit or bird!

Dogs and cats blowtorched alive and bludgeoned to death at Indonesian street markets

Dogs and cats blowtorched alive and bludgeoned to death at Indonesian street markets

Dog Meat-Free Indonesia, which lobbies authorities to pass and police laws and regulations against the trade, says there are growing concerns for animal welfare in the country.