Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Todd, are mourning the loss of their beloved dog, Giggy.She continued, explaining, “Our sweet Gigolo was such an incredible, unique dog, but mainly, because of him, we started The Vanderpump Dog Foundation and embarked on our mission to save as many dogs as possible.”.

Adorable rescue dog Rocky has no front paws

Adorable rescue dog Rocky has no front paws

Rocky wearing her prosthetic legs (Picture: Wild Heart Foundation/Jam Press)‘Rocky loves people, she is a happy, affectionate and intelligent girl but because of her vulnerability she needs slow introductions to dogs and as a stray dog who has had to fend for herself in a compromised state, she resource guards her food,’ says Ravi.

End this cruelty! Heartbreaking images show starving dogs in 'despicable' puppy farms

End this cruelty! Heartbreaking images show starving dogs in 'despicable' puppy farms

The sickening photos were taken by Watchdog Thailand at puppy farms in the Bang Bua Thong district and the city of Chiang Mai. The images show pooches in tiny wire cages, while others are painfully skinny and appear to have been starved.

Animal charity saves 25 dogs by flying them over to the UK

Animal charity saves 25 dogs by flying them over to the UK

The dogs met their new owners when they arrived at the airport (Picture: Madeleine Poolman)An animal charity has just saved the lives of 25 dogs .Avoiding slobbery dog kisses – another use for face masks (Picture: Madeleine Poolman)If you fancy adopting a dog of your own, you can visit the animal charity’s website.

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Lundy and Herman (Picture: Caters News)A pigeon that can’t fly and a puppy that can’t walk have become inseparable after they were both rescued.They immediately developed a bond (Picture: Caters News)Sue said that she is now no longer certain Herman is a he, after witnessing the bird’s maternal behaviour towards Lundy.

How Chiefs player is using team's Super Bowl win to help out dogs who need a home

How Chiefs player is using team's Super Bowl win to help out dogs who need a home

All dogs that became available at the shelter on or before Super Bowl Sunday are eligible to be adopted for free, thanks to Nnadi.Nnadi previously sponsored one dog to be adopted for free after every Chiefs win this season.

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

After an investigation, they found the chief suspect – their very own Ben. The police officers had been keeping the toys in a classroom at the station as they were about to be shipped off to the charity.

This Franchisor Leans on His Experience In the Military to Lead His Team

This Franchisor Leans on His Experience In the Military to Lead His Team

It’s a skill he learned and cultivated as a young man in the Air Force, but he didn’t realize just how much he loved to build teams and motivate people until he exited the military, got a job in satellite communications -- and hated every minute of it.

A dog who has to wear sunglasses to go outside is looking for her forever home

A dog who has to wear sunglasses to go outside is looking for her forever home

Zoe looks adorable in her doggles (Picture: Saving Huey Foundation /Caters News)A dog whose rare condition means she can only go out for walks when wearing special doggy sunglasses is looking for a forever home after being left at an animal shelter by her former owners.

Puppy has new jaw built after evil people put firecrackers in his mouth

Puppy has new jaw built after evil people put firecrackers in his mouth

Braveheart has had his jaw reconstructed (Picture: Saving Huey Foundation / Caters News)Tracy said: ‘I work with good people in Mexico and was contacted by one of them about Braveheart, they sent me a picture of him and my first instinct was to have the poor dog put down.

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Meghan Markle shares heartfelt message on the joy of pet adoption

Meghan Markle shares heartfelt message on the joy of pet adoption

The Duchess of Sussex has now written about her experience as a rescue dog owner and her passion for animals in the foreword for the 2018 Annual Review publication of Mayhew, a London-based animal welfare charity that is part of her patronage .The former Meghan Markle meets Maggi, a Jack Russell, during her visit in January to the Mayhew, an animal welfare charity.

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

This is a day to celebrate the importance of guide dogs and how they help people who are blind or visually impaired reach their personal goals of independence. It's also a way to honor all the paw-some people who dedicate their time, funds and love to creating guide dog partnerships.

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Nathan Congleton/TODAY You can take part in the festivities — and help support the Guide Dog Foundation at the same time — by tweeting a pic of your dog using the hashtag #TODAYPuppyParty .

4 Dog Sports to Try This Winter

4 Dog Sports to Try This Winter

Kevin Murphy, president of Skijor USA in Lino Lakes, Minnesota, which sanctions and stages events and provides training and clinics, says the sport provides great bonding between humans and animals, as they really need to work in sync to succeed.

How Her Cat Saved Sierra from a Parkinson’s Freezing Episode

How Her Cat Saved Sierra from a Parkinson’s Freezing Episode

According to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, the cause of freezing is unknown, but stressful situations may trigger episodes. The experience taught Sierra that she was able to break out of “freezing” episodes by use of an alternative movement—petting the cat had unlocked the brain "freeze." “Now, when my hand "sticks" to an armrest, I free it by clapping my hands.

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, now has his own plush! Here's how to get one

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, now has his own plush! Here's how to get one

This holiday season, you can make sure your disposition stays Sunny with this sweet plush made to look just like TODAY's puppy with a purpose. TODAY SUNNY PLUSH, $29.95, NBC Store TODAY SUNNY PLUSH, $29.95, NBC Store

100 Loyal Faces

100 Loyal Faces

When we heard about 100 Loyal Faces, a charitable project started by photographer Peta Santoro to support the Soi Dog Foundation, we jumped at the opportunity to raise awareness of her efforts. https://www.facebook.com/The100LoyalFacesProject

Hot Aussie firefighters pose half-naked with adorable baby animals

Hot Aussie firefighters pose half-naked with adorable baby animals

The proceeds help animals in need (Picture: Australian Firefighters Calendar/Cover Images) Now the organisers are searching for the hottest firefighters in the world (Picture: Australian Firefighters Calendar/Cover Images)Following the global success of the project, the organisers are now looking to globalise their search for sexy firefighters.

Koko, the beloved gorilla who communicated using sign language, has died

Koko, the beloved gorilla who communicated using sign language, has died

Koko, a gorilla who became famous for her ability to communicate through sign language, has died in her sleep at the age of 46, according to The Gorilla Foundation. Koko, in 1972 with her lifelong friend, animal psychologist Francine ''Penny'' Patterson, who taught the gorilla sign language.