Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

A Chinese county has been forced to reassess a ban on people walking their dogs in public after the extreme attempt to stop pet-related incidents and disputes triggered an angry backlash.

'World's worst cat' Perdita finds new home after purrfect publicity campaign

'World's worst cat' Perdita finds new home after purrfect publicity campaign

In its latest post on the social media platform, the Mitchell county animal rescue group of Spruce Pine announced the “bittersweet” news that Perdita/Noel had found new owners identified only as Joe and Betty from Monroe county.

Hunt to find owners who dumped ‘skin and bones’ dog in street

Hunt to find owners who dumped ‘skin and bones’ dog in street

The poor dog was close to death and was severely underweight (Picture: Northumberland County Council/SWNS)Tiggy is now being cared for in a foster home organised through Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels where she is on a special diet to help her regain some weight.

'I'm here for you': Dogs help young victims of abuse in courts, hospitals

'I'm here for you': Dogs help young victims of abuse in courts, hospitals

And I just said, 'Well, you know, sometimes he is just here to help kids,’” Jones, program manager for victim services in the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, told TODAY Parents.

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina.Last month, county wildlife officers were sent to “corral this emu, which did not work”, said Tenille Fox, an animal services spokesperson.

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

So, what exactly made Scamp championship caliber after failing to win the crown in his previous attempts?“Well, I think the audience got to know him beforehand and they saw all his community volunteer work,” Morones said.

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Terrified dog was left drooling and dehydrated after being duct taped (Image: Lee County Sheriff's Department ) “I am a dog lover and an animal lover.

Hurricane Florence: Abandoned pet shelter to kill animals if they are not adopted by time storm hits

Hurricane Florence: Abandoned pet shelter to kill animals if they are not adopted by time storm hits

Jewel Horton, manager of Pender County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, said on Wednesday that local government-run animal shelters were filling up fast and that those that hit capacity must “make space”.

The Weirdest Animal Laws in America

The Weirdest Animal Laws in America

Unfortunately, for a number of years, the state of Wyoming made it illegal to photograph game animals, including rabbits, without a permit.

Abandoned puppy labeled 'free' in permanent marker finds new home

Abandoned puppy labeled 'free' in permanent marker finds new home

According to Sarah Cantrell, office manager and adoption coordinator at the Ross County Humane Society in Chillicothe, Ohio, the Lab-mix puppy was dumped in Yoctangee Park ahead of the Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival, which takes place during Memorial Day weekend.

Cat, chicken 'huddled together' after California Carr Fire

Cat, chicken 'huddled together' after California Carr Fire

Firefighters found the strange bedfellows "huddled together for safety and support," according to a Grass Valley Fire Department Facebook post, after surviving the deadly Carr Fire in Shasta County.