This python laid 7 eggs despite not being near a male for at least 2 decades

This python laid 7 eggs despite not being near a male for at least 2 decades

Experts at the St. Louis Zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for at least two decades.

Artist makes incredible felt models that look like tiny versions of people’s pets

Artist makes incredible felt models that look like tiny versions of people’s pets

Alyson Gurney, 24, from Washington, DC, makes the felt sculptures looking at pictures that are sent in from customers.The artist said: ‘My favourite part of the whole process is receiving pictures of the real pets with their little felted friend.

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

The dog was brought to the NC State Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh on Aug. 3 after showing signs of respiratory distress earlier that day, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement.

Mum spends more money on her pampered pomeranians than she does on her son

Mum spends more money on her pampered pomeranians than she does on her son

Bear (left) and Beau (right) at Christmas (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)Hollie Cummins, 30, truly adores her two pomeranian dogs , spending hundreds on providing them with the most lavish lifestyle possible.

Rescue workers say animals are ‘forgotten victims’ of coronavirus

Rescue workers say animals are ‘forgotten victims’ of coronavirus

Laura Slade has volunteered with the Celia Cross Greyhound Trust for 10 years (Picture: Laura Slade) It is now the busiest time of the year for shelters who take in cats (Picture: Ashbourne Animal Welfare).

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.

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.

Jenna Bush Hager announces January book club pick

Jenna Bush Hager announces January book club pick

After 10 months of fun in 2019 , we are excited to continue recommending our favorite books to the Read With Jenna community in 2020.To kick things off in January, Jenna Bush Hager has selected "Dear Edward," by Ann Napolitano.

Debt Diaries: I lived in a van after getting into over £30k of debt

Debt Diaries: I lived in a van after getting into over £30k of debt

I struggled to find other gigs so I turned to credit cards to pay for bills and everyday expenses like prescriptions and food.I am now in £37,000 worth of debt and even with full time work, it will take me decades to pay off what I owe.

Dog’s tongue nearly cut in half after getting stuck in a rubber ball

Dog’s tongue nearly cut in half after getting stuck in a rubber ball

The vets who saved Poppy’s tongue warn of the dangers of leaving pets unattended (Kennedy News/Foxhall Veterinary Clinic)The flesh on her tongue eventually turned necrotic and died, leaving Poppy with two giant slits on either side where the ball had been.

Landlords charge 'pet rent' to recoup losses after ban on unfair fees

Landlords charge 'pet rent' to recoup losses after ban on unfair fees

The new practice means tenants with animals are being charged up to £50 a month additional rent for a single pet, adding considerably to the cost of housing at a time when more and more families are priced out of buying and rely on rented homes.

I launched a TripAdvisor for dogs - something new was needed for owners

I launched a TripAdvisor for dogs - something new was needed for owners

If I couldn’t bring the dog, I simply wouldn’t go because the thought of leaving Charlie broke my heart.The best part about these is that Charlie gets to enjoy all these events and socialise, and now Minnie will, too – these dogs have a better social life than we do!

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Organisers of the Dogstival event in the New Forest said they were concerned about safety of the public after death threats received by Packham.

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

Thanks to his winning attitude, Trooper was able to test his wheelchair only a month after his accident: Still, a little practice and the doggie can live his life thoroughly with his new family.

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

A special day for a special dog With her name in lights, Bretagne and her guardian, Denise Corliss, were stylishly led around the city for her special day. Read more amazingly heroic stories here >> National Disaster Preparedness Month These are the dogs we rely on when disasters strike.

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

As with dogs, you can make your cat feel more at ease during the fireworks by putting on the TV or radio to muffle the sound and closing the curtains.

California becomes first US state to only sell rescued animals in pet shops

California becomes first US state to only sell rescued animals in pet shops

California is set to become the first US state to ban the sale of cats, dogs and rabbits in pet shops unless they are from rescue centres. Known as AB 485, under the new rules pet shop operators will have to provide records of each animal’s origin or face a $500 (£391) penalty.

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

The latest CCTV footage shows a car in Stoke-on-Trent pulling up at the side of the road and a man leaving the passenger side carrying a dog bed and leading a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog.

Owner has heartwarming reunion with dogs after Camp Fire destroyed her home

Owner has heartwarming reunion with dogs after Camp Fire destroyed her home

Andrea Gaylord's dog, Madison, was waiting patiently for her return (above) a month after her home burned down in the Camp Fire in northern California.

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Errin

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Errin

Errin started her Chewy journey in January 2018 as a customer service representative. Working in customer service, you do encounter a lot of people who have lost their pet and they have to cancel their autoship or they have to make a return.