Teen devastated after stranger finds missing puppy but ‘won’t give it back’

Teen devastated after stranger finds missing puppy but ‘won’t give it back’

Melissa Baylis, 17, claims a woman sent her a Facebook message calling her ‘irresponsible’ for letting nine-week-old dog Nelly go missing.The family had only owned Nelly for a week when she vanished (Picture: Instagram/Melissa Baylis)As seen by the Manchester Evening News, it read: ‘I believe you have lost your puppy.

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.

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Reuben (left) has recovered from being in an awful condition in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)A pensioner who rescued a dying street dog from Romania credits her new pet with saving her from lockdown loneliness.

Rapper challenges the perception of Black men in cat rescue

Rapper challenges the perception of Black men in cat rescue

Courtesy of Sterling TrapKing DavisAfter five years of working at the shelter run by LifeLine Animal Project and training with Best Friends Animal Society, Davis founded the nonprofit TrapKing Humane Cat Solutions in 2017.His bold goal: to change stereotypes of men in cat rescue and bridge the communication gap between Black communities and predominately white animal welfare organizations.

Schoolgirl used her own body to protect her dog from Staffie attack

Schoolgirl used her own body to protect her dog from Staffie attack

Elisha Aitken, 14, was left with a fractured wrist and other injuries as she put herself in the way of her pet dog Basil.Johnson, a brewery agent from Tottington, admitted being in charge of dog dangerously out of control and causing injury at Manchester magistrates court, and was ordered to pay Elisha £300 compensation.

Chris Evans' and Aly Raisman's dogs had a play date, and the video is so adorable

Chris Evans' and Aly Raisman's dogs had a play date, and the video is so adorable

Aly Raisman's puppy named Mylo just made a new pal, Chris Evan's dog, Dodger , and the two seem to be getting along swimmingly.In 2018, he shared a video of the moment he first met the rescue dog to celebrate National Pet Day.

Smuggled beagles rescued from van as puppy prices reach all time high

Smuggled beagles rescued from van as puppy prices reach all time high

Dogs Trust say they’ve now rescued 100 illegally imported puppies since March and fear the beagles – named Biscuit, Bandit, Brian and Boo – are the latest victims of smugglers.

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Lola finally found a loving forever home with the Perry family on Oct. 24 — just one day after she transferred to the Arizona Humane Society.While Arizona Humane Society transfers homeless pets from other areas to its care, including regular transport of puppies from the Navajo Nation, other shelters reciprocate in turn.

Police dog captures hearts by dressing in uniform for his ID photo

Police dog captures hearts by dressing in uniform for his ID photo

K-9 Chico has worked with his handler, Corporal Robert Lees, for 4 ½ years, but this is the first time he’s donned a human's police uniform.Bailey Myers, spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, said Lees wanted Chico to feel extra special during the department’s routine photo shoot.

Woman's pet deer gores neighbor, threatens wildlife agent with bloody antlers

Woman's pet deer gores neighbor, threatens wildlife agent with bloody antlers

The unnamed victim, from a hospital bed, told the department that she was "surprised to notice the deer following her and then shocked when it attacked, knocking her down and thrashing her with its antlers.".

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

Even though she was sick — the dog survived several bouts of aspiration pneumonia — she wanted to care for the other babies at The Mia Foundation, a nonprofit in Rochester, New York, that rescues animals born with birth defects.

Wetherspoons apologises to blind man ‘kicked out’ of pub for bringing guide dog

Wetherspoons apologises to blind man ‘kicked out’ of pub for bringing guide dog

Keith Valentine, pictured with Dottie the assistance dog, says he was ‘extremely shaken’ by the ordeal (Picture: Triangle News) A blind customer said he was ‘kicked out’ of a Wetherspoons pub for bringing his guide dog with him.

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.

How to deal with your pets anxiety issues

How to deal with your pets anxiety issues

"Stress reducing supplements can be in the form of chew sticks or treats, tablets or capsules to be taken orally or added to food, essential oils or herbs powdered in their diet, or even a sanitizing spray or hemp oil rubbed topically on their paws or coat," says Iyer.

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.

Can I walk my dog if I’m self-isolating?

Can I walk my dog if I’m self-isolating?

You can’t keep a good dog down – pet charities give advice on how to hire a dog walker or safely ask a friend to take them out (Picture: Getty)The advice goes on to say: ‘They won’t be able to come into your house, they’ll need to use their own lead, and should wipe the dog over with a clean damp cloth or disposable wipe before they touch them.

Greedy labrador ate his entire lead during 15-minute car journey

Greedy labrador ate his entire lead during 15-minute car journey

‘It’s only about a 15-minute journey but when Brian went to get him out, all that was left was the metal end of the lead,’ said Ms Hillman.Ms Hillman said that although Max was initially a bit queasy when he returned home, he has since returned to his old self.

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

We do love our dogs (Picture: Getty)Canine Cottages also tracked the owners’ heart rates to see how much this compares with that of their pet, and discovered their heart rate increased by 10% on average when they saw their dog after being away from them for a period of time.

Dog Tales: The Making of Man’s Best Friend review – are they just in it for the treats?

Dog Tales: The Making of Man’s Best Friend review – are they just in it for the treats?

“None of this would be possible without the dog’s amazing brain,” says one scientist, though judging by the amount of treats handed out, it may not be possible without their love of snacks, either.

TV tonight: woof! How did dogs become our best friend?

TV tonight: woof! How did dogs become our best friend?

9pm, BBC Two. The final episode of this series on the Manchester property boom follows interior designer Sarah as she puts the finishing touches to her million-pound penthouse suites at the West Tower development, while the proposed Northern Gateway promises 15,000 new homes.