Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Ava’s face was badly damaged and she required several hours of plastic surgery to repair her shredded flesh (Picture: Laken Marie/) Ava was airlifted to a children’s hospital in Los Angeles, California, for emergency treatment (Picture: Laken Marie/)Mother of two, Laken, said: ‘I was distraught.

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.

Jennifer Lopez surprises her son with goldendoodle puppy

Jennifer Lopez surprises her son with goldendoodle puppy

In the caption, Lopez said that the family was deciding between Tyson or Yankee for the pup's name and promised that "All will be revealed soon!".Finally, a photo with Lopez, Rodriguez, Emme, Max and their other dog, Lady, shows that the new puppy is already getting along great with the family.

Quarantine companions: 'If you can give a pet a home whilst self-isolating it’s fabulous'

Quarantine companions: 'If you can give a pet a home whilst self-isolating it’s fabulous'

As shelters brace for fewer volunteers and more surrendered animals, Australians are being urged to consider adopting or fostering.As the Covid-19 crisis progresses, RSPCA shelters around Australia have had to change their hours and take a number of other steps to protect their employees, volunteers and animals.

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

Vinny brought home the win over second-place Lola, an English bulldog, and the fan favorite, Bear, an Alaskan Malamute who was the largest dog in the contest at more than 150 pounds.

How to detect heat stroke

How to detect heat stroke

- Poisonous compounds (strychnine, slug and snail bait) can lead to seizures, which can cause an abnormal increase in body temperature. Hope you enjoyed our pet story. Zorawar and Vir with (from left to right) Polo, Max, and Bill, the pony.

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.

Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees good boys and girls take over the office

Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees good boys and girls take over the office

Today those feelings of happiness never have to end, with employees all over the UK taking their pets to the office for Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Animal lovers have begun tweeting snaps of their furry friends enjoying their new surroundings, with some dogs settling in quite well.

Dog owners warned about ‘kissing’ pets on a raw meat diet

Dog owners warned about ‘kissing’ pets on a raw meat diet

Owners who do choose a raw meat diet for their pet should keep products separate from other food and handle them with separate equipment in the kitchen, the researchers advise.

These are the most popular names for rescue dogs

These are the most popular names for rescue dogs

(Picture Dogs Trust / SWNS)Bella and Max are the most common names for rescue dogs taken in over the past year. Another crossbreed, four-year-old Max, is looking for a new home at the Loughborough centre in Leicestershire.

Dog owner jailed after his pitbull ‘scalped’ baby in a playground

Dog owner jailed after his pitbull ‘scalped’ baby in a playground

His girlfriend Eldridge, however, admitted and was jailed for 21 months for owning Max and 16 weeks consecutive for perjury at the hearing on October 10 (Picture: PA)Thornton was jailed for two years for dangerous dog offence with a consecutive four weeks for his breach of bail.

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

In 2012, the small town of Idyllwild, California elected its very first Mayor, an exceptionally good boy named Max who also happens to be a golden retriever. (Picture: Mayor Max/Facebook)Idyllwild is a non-incorporated town, meaning they aren’t eligible for ordinary municipal elections.

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

However, despite his precarious position, Max ended up being rescued by a fire crew from Paddington who were called to the building in Maida Vale.

Kathie Lee, Hoda and A-Rod meet an anteater, opossum and more!

Kathie Lee, Hoda and A-Rod meet an anteater, opossum and more!

Kathie Lee, Hoda and A-Rod meet an anteater, opossum and more! Corbin Maxey, host of the “Animals to the Max” podcast, joins Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and Alex Rodriguez with an anteater.

In the name of the cat

In the name of the cat

For many years any cat that became a part of the household was always either a Maradona or a Platini. Max is a handsome, agile 9-year-old who can walk, run and jump.

Hero husky helps rescue injured woman lost hiking in Alaska

Hero husky helps rescue injured woman lost hiking in Alaska

Picture: Facebook/Amelia MillingSource:Supplied“My first response was, where’s the owner?” Ms Milling said.“Then I saw the collar and it said (the dog) was a Crow Pass guide, and I realised that he was there to help me.”Nanook guided her back to the trail and camped with her overnight.The next day, Nanook stayed with Ms Milling as she attempted to ford the river.