Starving dog abandoned with recliner thrives in forever home

Starving dog abandoned with recliner thrives in forever home

It’s hard to believe that a robust, happy dog who loves playing with his canine “sister,” eating ice cream and lounging on his family’s sofas nearly starved to death less than two months ago.

Puppy beaten to death and dumped in trees by ‘angry’ owner

Puppy beaten to death and dumped in trees by ‘angry’ owner

The 11-month-old pet was battered so badly that she died almost instantly (Picture: BNPS)A pet owner kicked and punched his 11-month puppy to death in a fit of rage before attempting to hide the body in woodland, a court has heard.

Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’

Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’

The charity removed 105 animals, including 87 dogs (Picture: SWNS) Investigators said dogs on site were being intensively bred with little to no regard for their welfare.

Shelter pets find work (and homes) as hotel 'lobby dogs'

Shelter pets find work (and homes) as hotel 'lobby dogs'

Courtesy of the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and SpaThe program helps dogs get used to socializing with people and children, and gives guests a chance to spend time with a dog, which can be particularly meaningful if they’re missing one at home.

Neglected dog’s fur was so matted her paws dissolved

Neglected dog’s fur was so matted her paws dissolved

Owner Freer was sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years, at Teesside Magistrates’ Court on Friday, after pleading guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

But a new study finds that goats recognize slight emotional changes in other goats’ calls and respond both behaviorally and physiologically, which indicates the listener’s feelings shift, too. Researchers think that by understanding how goats responding to other goats' calls they can uncover the social lives of the creatures.

Meet the real-life Batman who gives freedom rides to shelter animals

Meet the real-life Batman who gives freedom rides to shelter animals

On his most recent transport, Van Dorn spent several days driving four dogs from Florida to Vermont, including two pit bull puppies named Ace and Zeus.

'Cuddle Club' unites senior people and senior dogs in the sweetest way

'Cuddle Club' unites senior people and senior dogs in the sweetest way

The first time Vince Louie went with his local senior group to participate in an animal rescue organization’s “Cuddle Club,” he didn’t plan on adopting a dog. He’s grateful to Muttville for rescuing Monte and offering programs for seniors like the Cuddle Club.

Dog’s head smashed with hammer and dumped in river for ‘getting on nerves’ of owner

Dog’s head smashed with hammer and dumped in river for ‘getting on nerves’ of owner

RSPCA Inspector Rowena Proctor said: “He said he had gone to the shop and come home to find her dead before going on to admit hitting Molly on the head with a hammer, strangling her with the washing line that was around her neck when her body was found and dumping her in the River Tyne.“He said he did it because she was following him around and getting on his nerves and he lashed out.

Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

Shadow was just 17-weeks old when she was killed (Picture: Oxford Mail)A scaffolder who beat a puppy to death with a slipper has been jailed for almost six months.

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

An SPCA special investigations unit inspector said: ‘We received information that the offenders were keeping American bully dogs with cropped ears and that there was a puppy, who we now know as Russia, who had freshly cropped ears.

When Mazie met Blonnie: 'Oreo cow' helps girl get through health crisis

When Mazie met Blonnie: 'Oreo cow' helps girl get through health crisis

Courtesy Emily Watkins-Bunn Constant pain By then, Mazie had endured frustrating symptoms since she was a baby, including hearing loss and ear problems that required multiple surgeries.

Pet-Friendly Vacations for Spring Break: Orlando, Florida

Pet-Friendly Vacations for Spring Break: Orlando, Florida

The modern boutique hotel chain’s pet-friendly “arf” program provides guests with a special complimentary dog bed, dog bowl and a doggie bag filled with dog treats and dog toys.

Traveling with Dogs: 10 Dogs Who Are Ready to Hit the Road

Traveling with Dogs: 10 Dogs Who Are Ready to Hit the Road

8. Riding in Style Courtesy of littlelunathecavalier/Instagram “Get in the car, hooman; adventures await!” 9. Keep your dog safe during car rides by getting the right supplies, like a seat-belt tether, a dog car seat or a dog carrier that can be securely stowed.

Dog owner fined £1,500 for refusing to pick up poo in his own garden

Dog owner fined £1,500 for refusing to pick up poo in his own garden

Craig Wood, 25, refused to pick up his dog’s mess (File picture: EyeEm) Wood was initially served an abatement notice and ordered to clear the dog mess, and was told to pick up any future dog poo.

Man fined £1,500 for allowing dog to repeatedly poo in his own garden

Man fined £1,500 for allowing dog to repeatedly poo in his own garden

Craig Wood, 25, continually allowed the dog to poo in his garden (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto) But Mr Wood breached the notice five times and was later brought before Basildon Magistrates Court and ordered to pain a fine of £1,485.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Puppy Bowl XV: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Puppy Bowl XV: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Courtesy of Victoria Schade I spend game days standing on the left edge of the field, watching the puppy action to make sure everyone is having a good time. Courtesy of Victoria Schade The Puppy Bowl shoot is busy all week, even when there’s a break in the official action on the field.

17 Photos of Sleepy Dogs That’ll Make You Want to Climb Back into Bed

17 Photos of Sleepy Dogs That’ll Make You Want to Climb Back into Bed

2. Sleeping Sausages Courtesy of obi_and_kato/Instagram For these dogs, snoozing is always better when you can do it with a buddy… especially when your buddy is just as tiny, furry and cute as you are.

5 Winter Street Style Looks for Your Dog

5 Winter Street Style Looks for Your Dog

Chic Puffer Vest Courtesy of Tilden Brighton When there’s a chill in the air, this Fab Dog color block puffer vest keeps fashion-conscious canines warm and looking good.

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