Dog dumped at railway station takes on charity challenge with 'soulmate' owner

Dog dumped at railway station takes on charity challenge with 'soulmate' owner

Now, the ‘soulmate’ pair plan to run 30km in 30 days in August to raise money for Pound for Paws, to help the Scottish SPCA help more animals like Kai find their forever homes.

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.

Dog becomes foster dad to kittens waiting to find forever homes

Dog becomes foster dad to kittens waiting to find forever homes

Raylan has helped care for more than 60 cats and kittens (Picture: @raylan_the_dog/Caters News Agency)‘I have no idea why Raylan loves kittens,’ says Laura, from Toronto, Canada.

Couple travel the world on the cheap by looking after people's pets

Couple travel the world on the cheap by looking after people's pets

Laura and Barry have been on an 18-month adventure thanks to picking up dogsitting jobs (Picture: Laura Fisher / SWNS)Laura Fisher, 36, and Barry McNeice, 35, have spent the last 18 months travelling the world on the cheap – all thanks to jobs looking after people’s pets and staying in their homes free of charge.

Two-year-old boy loves his dog so much he thinks they’re brothers

Two-year-old boy loves his dog so much he thinks they’re brothers

Born nine days apart, the pair have grown up together and think of each other as brothers (Picture: LAURA WEBSTER / CATERS NEWS AGENCY )‘From eating food from the plate, just like Fenn would, he also joins him in learning tricks like sit, heel round.

Obese chihuahua who loved eating food from the bin was so heavy he couldn't walk

Obese chihuahua who loved eating food from the bin was so heavy he couldn't walk

At his heaviest, Cleatus couldn’t walk and had to be dragged around in a cart Picture: Caters News)Laura said: ‘He maintained a healthy weight of 1st 7lbs [25lbs] for most of his adult life but once he reached 12 years of age – he began to pile on the pounds and slow down.

Woman who visited and fed chained up dog for a YEAR shares joy after finally being able to adopt it

Woman who visited and fed chained up dog for a YEAR shares joy after finally being able to adopt it

Knowing the owner wasn't caring for her properly, Laura spent a year visiting the pooch, which she named Takia, and regularly took videos of the happy hound greeting her with licks and a wagging tail.

Puppies named after the seven dwarfs get adopted in time for Christmas

Puppies named after the seven dwarfs get adopted in time for Christmas

Seven adorable puppies named after the dwarfs have all found new homes just in time for Christmas.(Picture: Blue Cross / SWNS)Dopey, Doc, Bashful, Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy and Sneezy have all found homes in time for Christmas.

Puppy who was abandoned in a bin bag gets his forever home for Christmas

Puppy who was abandoned in a bin bag gets his forever home for Christmas

Percy is adorable (Picture: Laura Walters)Christmas has come early for one little puppy.Laura tells : ‘As soon as I heard what happened I felt like he deserved the best, and I knew he would love walking all day and sleeping on the sofa all night!

Meet the detection dogs that are fighting against nuclear terrorism

Meet the detection dogs that are fighting against nuclear terrorism

‘We use general purpose dogs, which are the larger breeds so the German/Belgian/Dutch shepherds and we use those for day-to-day work like you would see in a home office police force,’ Laura says.

Man who cloned girlfriend’s dog now wants to make a copy of his own

Man who cloned girlfriend’s dog now wants to make a copy of his own

Richard Remde and Laura Jacques are cloning a second dog (Picture: SWNS)Cloned puppies are made through a process called somatic cell nuclear transfer, using surrogates mums rescued from centres across South Korea.

Puppy School review – cute, but less jeopardy than a Bake Off highlights reel

Puppy School review – cute, but less jeopardy than a Bake Off highlights reel

For four programmes they needed 12 dogs with owners who would still be reliably useless at puppy training at the three-month mark. By the end of training all three puppies have made some progress (for Athena it’s mostly in the weight department; she’s put on another two stone) and their owners have been on a journey.

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Little Charley the Staffordshire bull terrier was brought into the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Burford, Oxfordshire in June – and has remained there ever since (Picture: Blue Cross)Laura Crofts, rehoming manager, said it could be ‘a few weeks, a few months or a few years’.