Jessica Alba has close encounter with massive rattlesnake in chilling video

Jessica Alba has close encounter with massive rattlesnake in chilling video

While one person commented the snake could be a sign of good luck in their culture, most people expressed their shock and said they were glad Alba was safe.

Oprah reveals dog Sadie is in quarantine over coronavirus fears

Oprah reveals dog Sadie is in quarantine over coronavirus fears

While King explained that she did not think pets can infect their owners, Winfrey interrupted and said: “I heard about a pug in New York!

Blind golden retriever looks like a guide dog, but actually needs a 'guide human

Blind golden retriever looks like a guide dog, but actually needs a 'guide human

He wears this bandana, which makes people think he HELPS the blind (Picture: Melanie Jackson / SWNS.COM)53-year-old Mel says: ‘If you can imagine a migraine and times it by a hundred – that was the pain he was in.

12 canine commandments

12 canine commandments

-Dog training and behaviour is very crucial.Dogs can learn close to 300 words – all we humans have to do is understand their body language and learn to read 30-odd calming signals in them.

How to keep your pet safe from fireworks during New Year’s Eve

How to keep your pet safe from fireworks during New Year’s Eve

Dogs and cats hear differently to humans which mean fireworks, even far in the distance, can seem very loud to them and it’s difficult for them to understand what is happening.

‘Miracle’ dog missing part of his brain is ‘happiest in the world’

‘Miracle’ dog missing part of his brain is ‘happiest in the world’

She said he is the happiest dog in the world (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ @MooseBoy16/JenniferOsborne) He gets along well with his siblings (Picture: Mediadrumimages/@MooseBoy16/JenniferOsborne)‘By the way Moose acts you wouldn’t think his brain had any issues.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

The mother of all annoyances

The mother of all annoyances

How many more times will the Guardian tell us that Ursula von der Leyen is the mother of seven (Report , 19 July)? • Join the debate – email [email protected] • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Dogs ‘sad eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans more

Dogs ‘sad eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans more

‘Dogs have a small muscle, which allows them to intensely raise their inner eyebrow, which wolves do not’ (Picture: PA)Dogs have evolved their ‘sad eyes’ facial expression in order to help them get on better with humans, according to new research.

Primark launches range of pet outfits including unicorn, hotdog and bee outfits

Primark launches range of pet outfits including unicorn, hotdog and bee outfits

The range includes unicorn, bumble bee and hot dog outfits, all costing £7. The range also includes a blue angel wings harness for £4 and sets of collars and leads. The cute unicorn set (Picture: Primark)The dog collar and lead sets are £4.

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

Thanks to his winning attitude, Trooper was able to test his wheelchair only a month after his accident: Still, a little practice and the doggie can live his life thoroughly with his new family.

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

(Picture: Mercury Press)A dog who had an awful start in life and lost both her eyes as a pup has found a forever home – and become an Instagram star in the process. (Picture: Mercury Press)‘The SPCA found Puddin with a very severe eye infection,’ said owner Cory, who is a student from Lubbock, Texas.

Dog that lost its hind legs and eye in a train accident is adopted

Dog that lost its hind legs and eye in a train accident is adopted

The new owners have been properly vetted to ensure Trooper won’t have to suffer any more pain; the post states they have ‘experience with disabled animals and someone will be home with him at all times to give him the care he needs’.

Horror of blinded dog found collapsed in woods - was he bludgeoned and left to die?

Horror of blinded dog found collapsed in woods - was he bludgeoned and left to die?

Blinded Peter the Akita on drip at animal hospital (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Smith continued: “He was very skinny. Peter the Akita was emaciated and had a matted coat when he was rescued (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Smith added: “He’s very thin and has sores all over his body.

Blind golden retriever has 'Seeing Eye' puppy to help him out

Blind golden retriever has 'Seeing Eye' puppy to help him out

Charlie is an 11-year-old golden retriever who had to have both eyes removed due to glaucoma. Charlie, an 11-year-old golden retriever who is blind, gets around with some help from his puppy buddy, Maverick.

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

Cheyenne McIntyre was shocked when she turned around and saw her dog, English Mastiff Dudley, sitting with his front legs twisted in front of him. ‘I think many just can’t work out how his legs are twisted like that.

Left to face a world of PERPETUAL DARKNESS: the cute puppy dumped like rubbish

Left to face a world of PERPETUAL DARKNESS: the cute puppy dumped like rubbish

To think a puppy in such a shocking condition was just thrown away is heartbreaking.” Skip the one-eyed pug puppy is getting specialist care to save his sight (Image: RSPCA) There are hopes Skip will soon be found a permanent home.

‘He was bloodied, battered and burned’ Dog survives being tortured and set on FIRE

‘He was bloodied, battered and burned’ Dog survives being tortured and set on FIRE

“Some other specialists are looking over the scans and further surgery may be an option down the line, and if this is in his interest, this will happen.” Bruce on the road to recovery after shocking attack (Image: RSPCA) At one stage, Chief Inspector Melloy was concerned Bruce faced such a poor quality of life by being in constant pain he might have to to put to sleep on welfare grounds.

Happy ending for dog stabbed in the head with screwdriver and set on fire

Happy ending for dog stabbed in the head with screwdriver and set on fire

Bruce was so underweight you could see his rib cage (Picture: North News) Poor Bruce suffered a terrible ordeal (Picture: North News) She says he’s happy and healthy and she is looking forward to spending their first Christmas together at her home in Carlisle.