Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

The dog was named Aloe (Picture: Proyecto4Patas) Aloe’s rescuers used 50 litres of oil to clean them (Picture: Proyecto4Patas)She was then loaded into a van and taken to the group’s headquarters.Aloe’s rescuers will look for his forever home once he gets his strength back (Picture: Proyecto4Patas).

Incredible picture of Dachshund puppy born still in its amniotic sac

Incredible picture of Dachshund puppy born still in its amniotic sac

The sac usually bursts when it passes through the birthing canal (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) Breeder Karis Small had to burst the sac herself (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) The puppies are all since doing well (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Karis, of Newton Abbot, Devon, said the birth could have been risky for Cosmo if she had not been there to assist.

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Caroline has urged owners to do their homework – as they would before getting any dog (Picture: Caroline Eyles)Lady was fostered the same way and Caroline was able to meet her first before deciding to adopt – while with Cody she had only seen a photograph and description before.

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.

Grandad Zach, the Staffie with Alzheimer's, ticks off bucket list

Grandad Zach, the Staffie with Alzheimer's, ticks off bucket list

Being famous is exhausting (Picture: Joel Goodman) The end of a long day (Picture: Joel Goodman)Although he’s now completed lots of the items, there’s still one big thing the staff want to do before he passes away – raise £5,000 as a legacy fund for him.

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Martin Fletcher, 55, thought his Jack Russell had been killed by the Rottweiler (Picture: North News / NNP)A man has been left missing a front tooth after he bit a Rottweiler to stop it attacking his two dogs .

Watch astronaut Christina Koch reunite with her dog after 328 days in space

Watch astronaut Christina Koch reunite with her dog after 328 days in space

Koch, 41, who returned to earth this month after 328 days on the International Space Station — a new record for the longest spaceflight by a woman — tweeted a video of her emotional reunion with her beloved dog, LBD.

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

He could then be seen sat on top of the gate on his phone as the owner still frantically chased the dog on the ground.The jogger, who had jumped down from the other side of the gate, could be seen pacing inside the garden while on the phone.

Dog weighs twice what she should thanks to love of cheesy crisps

Dog weighs twice what she should thanks to love of cheesy crisps

(Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)‘Skylar eats absolutely everything, and it’s very difficult to say no when she gives you those puppy-dog eyes.Skylar has joined the PDSA Pet Fit Club (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Mandy said: ‘Skylar just loves to snack.

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Animal cruelty: Pregnant dog loses puppies after sick owner ties stomach with wire

Animal cruelty: Pregnant dog loses puppies after sick owner ties stomach with wire

A pregnant dog was abandoned with wire tied around her stomach killing her puppies (Image: PAWS2RESCUE)“Our rescuers saw her running in pain in the fields.“After hours persevering, they were able to catch her and take her to the vet.“What we saw was horrifying, the extent of the cruelness of the human mind to harm any living animal broke our hearts in two.

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

The character list for the play includes humans and dogs, and Hollman suggests that the actors could carry “those stiff ‘invisible dog’ leads, which were used in music hall”.

Forget cat ladies: the real tribes of modern dating, from fantasists to routiners

Forget cat ladies: the real tribes of modern dating, from fantasists to routiners

Too late to date … a couple of friends have ended promising relationships with night owls because they like to sleep by 9pm.

How a program where men walk dogs is helping mental health

How a program where men walk dogs is helping mental health

Rob Osman says dog Mali has helped him with both his mental and physical health.Courtesy of Rob OsmanOsman also hopes that "Dudes and Dogs" can help normalize mental health care for men.

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.

Couple buy bigger house to make space for their 14 dogs

Couple buy bigger house to make space for their 14 dogs

The couple say dogs are easier to take care of than children (Picture: Mandy Whitnall/Mercury Press & Media)The couple wanted to move years ago to accommodate their dogs but couldn’t afford it.

Florida police were called for a woman screaming 'let me out.' It was a parrot.

Florida police were called for a woman screaming 'let me out.' It was a parrot.

"I was changing the brakes on my wife's car and had my 40-year-old parrot, Rambo, on his outside perch where he sings and talks,” the man explained to the deputies, according to a post on the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

3 women investigated for causing deadly blaze at German zoo

3 women investigated for causing deadly blaze at German zoo

Three women are under investigation in Germany for launching paper sky lanterns for the new year which apparently ignited a devastating fire that killed more than 30 animals at a zoo, officials said Thursday.

Mum saved choking dog’s life by performing Heimlich manoeuvre

Mum saved choking dog’s life by performing Heimlich manoeuvre

Louise Davies, 48, jumped into action when she saw Angus choking (Picture: Lee McLean / SWNS)A mum-of-two has revealed how she saved her dog’s life by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre on him when he started choking.

Deaf and blind dog learns incredible tricks with touch commands

Deaf and blind dog learns incredible tricks with touch commands

Calamity the dog can perform incredible tricks – but her owner Amanda Fuller had to teach them all through touch because her pet can’t hear or see.Amanda said: ‘Calamity has been learning tricks since birth and we work on new ones all the time.