Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Poor old Duke was abandoned in an empty house and left to starve (Picture: SWNS)When Duke the Akita was found scared and abandoned in an empty house, he was underweight, had severe muscle loss, and his legs were covered in sores.

Albino dachshund rejected for his unusual looks is now living the good life

Albino dachshund rejected for his unusual looks is now living the good life

This was due to his rare looks and special needs – the sausage dog is albino, meaning he’s all-white with a pink nose and light blue eyes, he is partially deaf and blind, and is super sensitive to sunlight.

Lost husky howls with joy as he’s reunited with family after months on streets

Lost husky howls with joy as he’s reunited with family after months on streets

Siberian husky, Duke, went missing in the summer (Picture: 3KSN)This is the adorable moment a lost husky howled with happiness on being reunited with his family after spending six months living on the streets.

Duke the beagle rears kitten Boris after he was rejected by mum

Duke the beagle rears kitten Boris after he was rejected by mum

Boris when he was born (Picture: Battersea)Thankfully, Boris thrived under their love and care and has now found a new home of his own through animal rescues, Feline Friends.

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

It was meeting a collie called Hey Hey, a direct descendant of the first dog to play Lassie, that gave author and film journalist Wendy Mitchell the idea for her new book, Citizen Canine: Dogs in the Movies.

Dog fell 65ft off cliff and survived with just a broken leg

Dog fell 65ft off cliff and survived with just a broken leg

The RNLI were on hand to save Duke the Hungarian Vizsla on New Year’s Eve (Picture: RNLI / SWNS)A dog survived with just a broken leg after plummeting from a 65ft cliff edge on New Year’s Eve .

Duke, the former dog mayor of a Minnesota village, dies months after retiring

Duke, the former dog mayor of a Minnesota village, dies months after retiring

After his retirement, Karen said he would spend the rest of his days lying on the lawn and eating his favorite foods: cheeseburgers, jerky treats, and a little bit of sweet stuff. The post said: ‘Our beloved mayor Duke went to doggie heaven today.

Duke the very good dog was the perfect ring bearer at his owners’ wedding

Duke the very good dog was the perfect ring bearer at his owners’ wedding

(Picture: Robbie Khan/Caters News)Lily said that Duke has always been a big part of her and Zac’s relationship and decided no-one else should have the task of bringing them their rings to the altar.

Dog who played Duke in famous Bush's Baked Beans commercials has died

Dog who played Duke in famous Bush's Baked Beans commercials has died

One of the dogs who played Duke in the commercials for Bush's Baked Beans has died. Bush's Beans issued a statement on Facebook remembering Sam, after being "overwhelmed by fan interest."