‘Klepto’ chihuahua caught with dozens of items stolen from other dogs

‘Klepto’ chihuahua caught with dozens of items stolen from other dogs

He was named and shamed with this picture of his haul (Picture: Jam Press)Courtney shared the picture of Frank posing happily with his bounty of stolen goods on Facebook earlier this week.

Woman's Best Friend Project shows bond between dogs, women

Woman's Best Friend Project shows bond between dogs, women

Courtesy of Kristen Kidd PhotographyThe stories in Woman’s Best Friend Project are not just inspiring — they also help dogs.Courtesy of Kristen Kidd PhotographyThe Woman’s Best Friend Project has helped Kidd recognize the special bond she shares with her own rescue dogs, Hudson and Hermanito.

4 bonded dogs seek new home after owner and her father die of COVID-19

4 bonded dogs seek new home after owner and her father die of COVID-19

“When I spoke to him on the phone, he just wanted to make sure that his daughter was going to get her dogs back — her ‘babies,’ that’s what he called them,” Maria Mora, executive director of the Nassau County SPCA, told TODAY.

'Meant to be': Man finds loving home for senior rescue dog 3 days before dying

'Meant to be': Man finds loving home for senior rescue dog 3 days before dying

In the spring of 2019, Pawpaw needed a new home because his owner was dying.John Weston adopted Pawpaw from Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco.

'I'm not a cat': Lawyer accidentally uses Zoom kitten filter in virtual court

'I'm not a cat': Lawyer accidentally uses Zoom kitten filter in virtual court

Ferguson later tweeted some sound advice: "If a child used your computer, before you join a virtual hearing check the Zoom Video Options to be sure filters are off.".

Puppy found shut in a garden crate with its ears cut off

Puppy found shut in a garden crate with its ears cut off

Michael Dawson, aged 49, was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a £100 victim surcharge at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court.Police and the RSPCA raided his home in Plymouth and found the American Pocket Bully dog – named Riot – in a crate in the garden with its ears cropped.

How therapy animals brought comfort and joy in pandemic year

How therapy animals brought comfort and joy in pandemic year

Because therapy animal handlers believe so strongly in the healing power of pets, in pre-pandemic times they volunteer to take their dogs and cats to hospitals, schools, assisted living facilities, airports, funeral homes, dentist offices and other places where animals can help reduce stress and offer support.

Post-it ‘Picasso,’ a stroke survivor, draws pet portraits to help shelters

Post-it ‘Picasso,’ a stroke survivor, draws pet portraits to help shelters

Ed Attanasio tries to capture the whimsical personalities of the pets he draws, like Leo. Courtesy of Ed AttanasioAttanasio never trained as an artist, though his father was a painter.In his new life as an artist, Attanasio frequently donates artwork to charity auctions to raise money for pet rescue groups.

Drowning dog rescued after it was tied to huge rock and thrown into river

Drowning dog rescued after it was tied to huge rock and thrown into river

Luckily, a passerby spotted Bella struggling in the water and jumped in to save her (Picture: SWNS) The rock that was found attached to the dog’s lead (Picture: SWNS) Bella has now recovered from the ordeal (Picture: SWNS)She was released on bail until her next court appearance on March 8, 2021 along with a 32-year-old man who denied the same charge.

Man left dogs to starve to death in crate within metres of full bags of food

Man left dogs to starve to death in crate within metres of full bags of food

The dogs were left for five days with minimal food and water (Picture: SWNS)New pleaded guilty to one offence of causing unnecessary suffering to two boxer dogs at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Schoolgirl used her own body to protect her dog from Staffie attack

Schoolgirl used her own body to protect her dog from Staffie attack

Elisha Aitken, 14, was left with a fractured wrist and other injuries as she put herself in the way of her pet dog Basil.Johnson, a brewery agent from Tottington, admitted being in charge of dog dangerously out of control and causing injury at Manchester magistrates court, and was ordered to pay Elisha £300 compensation.

Dachshund dumped at shelter with a giant tumor bounces back

Dachshund dumped at shelter with a giant tumor bounces back

In addition to surgically removing the tumor, veterinarians spayed Boo Boo. About 90% of dogs who enter Muttville Senior Dog Rescue with mammary tumors have never been spayed or were spayed late in life.

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

The goal is to have at least one participating shelter in all 50 states by the time the expanded program officially launches on Jan. 1, 2021.She said Pets for the Elderly was founded by the late Avrum Katz to help seniors feel healthier and more connected through pets and to find shelter dogs and cats forever homes.

'It’s been very ugly': dog owner wins court battle to keep pet in Sydney apartment tower

'It’s been very ugly': dog owner wins court battle to keep pet in Sydney apartment tower

The NSW court of appeal found in favour of the soul singer Jo Cooper, who had argued a bylaw that banned pets – including her dog Angus – from the block of flats was unfair.

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

During Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets, the broadcast cut to 28 dogs and two kittens and their fosters filling virtual courtside seats, with an announcement that they were all “100% adoptable and 100% adorable” and a link to learn more about adopting them.

Jennie Garth rescued a dog named Fauci during COVID-19. Now, she has this message

Jennie Garth rescued a dog named Fauci during COVID-19. Now, she has this message

Jennie Garth is this year's spokesperson for Remember Me Thursday, a global campaign by the nonprofit Helen Woodward Animal Center that shines a light on the need for pet adoption.

Dogged battle under way for custody of Instagram-famous cavoodle Oscar

Dogged battle under way for custody of Instagram-famous cavoodle Oscar

“In other words, both parties want the dog,” the NSW district court judge Judith Gibson said of the case, which was first reported by the Sydney Morning Herald.

Meredith Vieira's 16-year-old dog, Jasper, survives coyote attack

Meredith Vieira's 16-year-old dog, Jasper, survives coyote attack

Trending stories,celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.A veterinarian told Meredith that Jasper's injuries were most likely from a fight with a coyote and that the 16-year-old dog had suffered a broken jaw, two teeth ripped out and deep puncture wounds, which led to numerous staples in his abdomen.“He looks a little like Frankenstein,” she said to Rappaport.

Man let German Shepherd starve to death in home ‘littered with faeces’

Man let German Shepherd starve to death in home ‘littered with faeces’

Michael Warren, 35, has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to his dogs , Bolt and Panther, after RSPCA inspectors discovered horrifying conditions upon entering his Teesside home.

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Pedigree's Dogs on Zoom campaign helps shelters like Nashville Humane Association host virtual meet-and-greets with adoptable dogs, and sponsors adoption fees for pets adopted through the program.Michigan Animal Rescue League launched a videoconferencing fundraiser in which people can "rent" an adoptable dog, cat or kitten to appear in Zoom meetings.