Animal shelter dresses dogs as old people to help them get adopted

Animal shelter dresses dogs as old people to help them get adopted

In a series of adorable photos on their Instagram, the senior dogs looking for happy homes are dressed in an assortment of wigs, hats, jumpers and other accessories that make them look like human old people.

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Tilly has recovered against all odds (Picture: Caters News Agency)An sweet Jack Russell dog has defied the offs, after being given less than a week to live – and still being alive and kicking over a year later.

‘Mermaid’ puppy makes incredible recovery after being thrown from a moving van

‘Mermaid’ puppy makes incredible recovery after being thrown from a moving van

Meet Bambi, the ‘mermaid puppy’ who’s made an incredible recovery and found her forever home (Picture: Caters News)Bambi, a Cocker Spaniel cross, was born with severely dislocated kneecaps that left her with deformed hind legs.

Video shows moment puppy calls on bigger dog to protect from cat

Video shows moment puppy calls on bigger dog to protect from cat

It’s important to know when you can’t win a fight.Like we said – it’s honourable to know when you’re in a fight you just can’t win and to retreat when that’s the case… even if you started it.

People leave sticks to pay tribute to a dog who died 100 years ago

People leave sticks to pay tribute to a dog who died 100 years ago

One said: ‘In Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn there is a gravestone for a dog named Rex. People bring him sticks and place them at his feet because he is still a good boy.’.

Woman spends thousands on pampered dachshund

Woman spends thousands on pampered dachshund

Daisy with some of her clothes (Picture: @littledaisydachshund/Caters)‘She works with a lot of brands on Instagram, they send her lots of free outfits and accessories such as leads, harnesses, hats and boots, and in return, she has to take pictures in them and post them on her Instagram.

Blue Cross appeals for home for pup who’s spent almost a full year at a shelter

Blue Cross appeals for home for pup who’s spent almost a full year at a shelter

Staff got Eric all dressed up (Picture: Blue Cross)While we’re all worried about what Covid-19 restrictions might mean for our family Christmases, Eric the dog is hoping that it won’t mean another festive season spent at a shelter.

Dog hit by car after running into road when it was spooked by fireworks

Dog hit by car after running into road when it was spooked by fireworks

Penny at home with Sandra (Picture: Vets Now)A dog owner is calling for a firework ban after her dog almost was almost killed when it was spooked by one going off.

Behold Rothstein, the talented bulldog who loves to surf the waves

Behold Rothstein, the talented bulldog who loves to surf the waves

The bulldog absolutely loves being out in the water, whether that’s surfing, swimming, or just hanging out at the beach.Rothstein loves to ride the waves (Picture: John Garcia / SWNS.COM)‘We surf around five-days-a-week,’ said John.

New Instagram challenge sees people share unflattering photos of pets

New Instagram challenge sees people share unflattering photos of pets

People can get in on the challenge by sharing their own picture with the hashtag and there’s no denying dog owners will have a few funny photos already saved on their camera rolls.

Adorable dog reported missing is found hiding under elderly owner’s chair

Adorable dog reported missing is found hiding under elderly owner’s chair

The pup had been stuck under a recliner for two days (Picture: Derbyshire Police)The thought of a beloved pet getting lost is horrible – but thankfully, sometimes, they are found again.Toby was lying under the woman’s recliner, where he had quietly remained stuck for two days.

Owner creates dedicated holes in fence so dogs can peek through

Owner creates dedicated holes in fence so dogs can peek through

The dogs can also be heard whining excitedly in the video as their human gets closer, which really puts the icing on this whole adorable cake.

Dog desperate for family to take her home after 11 years in kennels

Dog desperate for family to take her home after 11 years in kennels

Molly was found as a stray at just eight months, she has been in kennels ever since (Picture: Dogs Trust)An adorable dog who has spent most of her life in kennels is desperate to find a forever family as she enters old age.

Little girl has the cutest nap with pet dog and cat

Little girl has the cutest nap with pet dog and cat

This is a set-up we would greatly enjoy (Picture: Douyin/727R17)As parents, you can only hope that your little ones get on well together and become friends as well as siblings.Other videos show the friends playing dress-up (Picture: Douyin/727R17).

The internet loves this thicc puppy with a huge butt

The internet loves this thicc puppy with a huge butt

The picture Alyssa initially shared (Picture: @thegoldenporterlee / CATERS NEW)Alyssa has had over 28 million impressions on Twitter, and her inbox has been flooded with messages from people who love Porter.

Naughty puppies that got into owner’s makeup bag turned totally pink

Naughty puppies that got into owner’s makeup bag turned totally pink

Investigating the scene she saw the naughty dogs – Toffee, Sparkle, and Sushi – outside the room chewing on the packaging of the colourant powder she uses to make lip tint and scrub.

The most expensive dog breeds could cost over £15,000 in a lifetime

The most expensive dog breeds could cost over £15,000 in a lifetime

These breeds tend to live to 13 to 14 years on average and cost between around £7000-£8000 through that time.On average, getting a dog can cost £2,030 in the first year when they’re a puppy and roughly £850 every year after that.

Orphaned puppies cuddle teddies as they sleep next to their mum’s ashes

Orphaned puppies cuddle teddies as they sleep next to their mum’s ashes

Owner Donna Rennison, from Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, has documented her creative and adorable hand-rearing techniques, which include buying the pups heat pads, building them a feeding station and giving them teddies to cuddle.The puppies’ feeding station (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘The days following we researched a lot on how to hand-rear the puppies from the internet.

Loyal dog saves tipsy owner from falling and puts her in bed

Loyal dog saves tipsy owner from falling and puts her in bed

But not all of us had the advantage of a dog like Jax. After heading to bed after a night-out and a few drinks in Eagle Grove, Iowa, tipsy Hannah Quintus, 22 began removing some toys from her bed.

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

What’s more, the research confirmed that pets have a positive impact on our mental health, with a staggering 99% of dog owners and 96% of cat owners saying they think this the case for them.