Veteran with amputated leg adopts three-legged dog with the same injury

Veteran with amputated leg adopts three-legged dog with the same injury

German Shepherd Kane lost his leg after it was severely fractured when he was hit by a car (Picture: Jam Press) People have been left in tears over a video of the new family leaving the animal shelter together (Picture: Jam Press)And a video of the moment the pair went home to start their lives together has left viewers in tears.

More dog owners thinking about giving up pet, charity says

More dog owners thinking about giving up pet, charity says

Owen Sharp, the chief executive of the Dogs Trust, said: “Following the boom in pet ownership during the pandemic, which saw millions of us delighting in the companionship of a dog, today’s figures have sadly come as no surprise to us.

Puppy believed to have two tails actually has a fifth leg and foot

Puppy believed to have two tails actually has a fifth leg and foot

Adorable Chanel No 5 is a social media sensation (Picture: @norcal_bullybreed_rescue /TikTok)A puppy has stolen the hearts of social media users after being born with a fifth leg.Under the name @norcal_bullybreed_rescue , the carer has been sharing Chanel’s updates on TikTok to the delight of viewers.

Cat owners: have you experienced issues with pet illness related to cat food?

Cat owners: have you experienced issues with pet illness related to cat food?

We would like to hear from anyone who has experienced issues with these cat foods, or pet food more generally.Your responses are secure as the form is encrypted and only the Guardian has access to your contributions.If you’re having trouble using the form, click here.

Cat owners may be forced to microchip pets as UK thefts soar

Cat owners may be forced to microchip pets as UK thefts soar

Millions of cat owners could be expected to get their cats microchipped or face fines under new government plans as the number of felines being stolen has risen sharply during the pandemic.

April, the giraffe who became an online star, dies

April, the giraffe who became an online star, dies

April, the giraffe who became a sensation when a rural New York zoo livestreamed her 2017 pregnancy and delivery , was euthanized Friday because of advancing arthritis, the zoo said.“She is a precious member of our family, and while we knew this day would eventually come, our hearts are hurting,” Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch said in a statement.

Three-legged Golden Retriever living her best life thanks to new bionic leg

Three-legged Golden Retriever living her best life thanks to new bionic leg

They stay in touch, along with other members of Frankie’s litter and one of Frankie’s fellow Golden Retriever buddies, Mia. Joey said: ‘The bionic leg has improved her quality of life so much, she loves it’ (Picture: Mercury Press & Media) Joey and Jodie had lost Tucker, one of their Golden Retrievers, to cancer just three days before Frankie was born, and were looking to get another puppy to keep their other dog, 11-year-old Gabby, company.

Dog ‘copies his injured owner’s limp out of sympathy’

Dog ‘copies his injured owner’s limp out of sympathy’

Mr Jones said the vet and x-ray had found ‘nothing wrong’ with his dog, but experts have urged him to get a second opinion as dogs have to be trained to imitate people and will not do it ‘out of sympathy’.

Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions

Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions

Walter Chandoha was a combat photographer in the Second World War, before a chance encounter with a cat led him on a path that would shape his professional career.

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Lucky's tabby littermates were adopted before him, and then he was returned to Animal Welfare League of Arlington by people who decided they weren't ready to care for a pet.

Meet Jeanie – the adorable therapy dog who beat thyroid cancer

Meet Jeanie – the adorable therapy dog who beat thyroid cancer

After she had recovered, Jeanie found a forever home with local resident Lydia Chrochet, who trained the adorable pooch into becoming a therapy dog.A hero in fur (Picture: SWNS) Jeanie is the star of her very own children’s book (Picture: SWNS)Jeanie now leads a lovely life with Lydia and her family, including doggy sibling Pippa.

Teen abandoned as a baby raises $14K to give senior dogs 2nd chance

Teen abandoned as a baby raises $14K to give senior dogs 2nd chance

“My parents tell me the story of when they adopted me at (age) 2 and they brought me to my grandparents’ apartment in Mumbai,” she told TODAY.Her favorite activity was visiting the local Humane Society, and when she was 8 years old, the family adopted a mixed-breed dog named Bambie.

Dog who was abandoned with broken legs now hops around

Dog who was abandoned with broken legs now hops around

Meet Cora (Picture: Zach Skow / SWNS.COM)Zach, who runs Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue, said: ‘She had severely broken front legs, a broken back and a totally shattered pelvis.

Naughty dog destroys owner’s new £2,800 sofa

Naughty dog destroys owner’s new £2,800 sofa

Jaccob McKay with his pet dog Cypress, who is a naughty boy (Picture: Jaccob Mckay / SWNS)‘As we walked down the hall it became evident why he was looking so shameful, with pieces of fluff from the brand-new cushions creating a destructive trail to the ruined leather sofa.

Woman launches fundraiser to build centre for disabled dogs

Woman launches fundraiser to build centre for disabled dogs

Some of the dogs that Victoria has saved (Picture: Victoria Bryceson)When lockdown struck, Victoria Bryceson was in the process of pulling together funds to build an animal centre for disabled dogs and casts.

Keep pet cats indoors, say researchers who found they kill 230m native Australian animals each year

Keep pet cats indoors, say researchers who found they kill 230m native Australian animals each year

Researchers said owners of Australia’s 3.7m domestic cats needed to make sure their pets were indoors or contained to reduce their impact on native species.

Weatherman Paul Dellegatto's dog interrupt at-home forecast

Weatherman Paul Dellegatto's dog interrupt at-home forecast

Paul Dellegatto, a chief meteorologist for FOX 13 in Tampa Bay, was doing the forecast from his home earlier this month when his dog , Brody, interrupted him and sent tails wagging with antics that show being on the clock from the comfort of your own house is no walk in the bark.

Veterinary: #CoronaFear? Don’t abandon your feline friends

Veterinary: #CoronaFear? Don’t abandon your feline friends

A pet cat in Belgium was infected by its owner, who is COVID-19 positive.SO WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD CAT OWNERS TAKE AT HOME?.If pet owners test positive, they need to stay away from their cats.

People in lockdown told not to make impulsive pet decision

People in lockdown told not to make impulsive pet decision

Holly Conway, the head of public affairs at the Kennel Club, said: “While we would underline that now isn’t the right time to bring home a puppy, or make an impulsive decision to get a pet, these [search] figures could be a sign of more people looking to find a breeder directly in the future, which is extremely positive and what Lucy’s law aims to impose.

A dog so badly treated he lost a leg is looking for a loving home

A dog so badly treated he lost a leg is looking for a loving home

Rocco’s leg was broken and had to be amputated (Picture: Jake McPherson / SWNS)Could you help Rocco trust people again and give him the love he deserves?But instead of taking the dog to a vet, Rocco’s owners left him to suffer and the RSPCA had to step in.