Pen Farthing’s ‘tears of relief’ as Afghan animal shelter workers resettle in UK

Pen Farthing’s ‘tears of relief’ as Afghan animal shelter workers resettle in UK

Mr Farthing said he was ‘so bloody happy’ when his staff managed to get to Pakistan last month (Picture: PA)He added: ‘Definitely the American government and the British government could have planned this withdrawal a lot better and in a different way, without a shadow of a doubt.

Couple sell home to live 'off-grid' on bus with two kids and two dogs

Couple sell home to live 'off-grid' on bus with two kids and two dogs

Their expenses come to around £635 a month (Picture: big_bus_adventure / CATERS NEWS)The Mansfields made the change to van life two years ago, and Kym said they no longer know routine, and lead a ‘very inexpensive life’.

Production allowed to resume of cat food at centre of pet deaths inquiry

Production allowed to resume of cat food at centre of pet deaths inquiry

The company supplied Applaws, AVA and Sainsbury’s hypoallergenic cat food, batches of which were recalled in June after concerns that mould known as mycotoxins in the food may have been responsible for the blood condition, thought to have harmed or killed thousands of pets.

Enormous dog who was too obese to stand transformed by £18,000 life-saving diet

Enormous dog who was too obese to stand transformed by £18,000 life-saving diet

Bertha was too big to walk, so Meredith started her off on an underwater treadmill (Picture: PA Real Life) With the vet agreeing Bertha could not undergo surgery to fix her leg until her weight was under control, Meredith devised a weight loss programme, supported by gentle exercise and thyroid medication.

Where's the beef? This runaway steer has been roaming free for a month

Where's the beef? This runaway steer has been roaming free for a month

In a statement to TODAY, a Farm Sanctuary spokesperson said that many times when a farm animal is found roaming the streets, the animal has "likely escaped a traumatic situation propelled by their strong desire to live.".

Mandy Moore said finding out her dog was cancer-free helped induce labor

Mandy Moore said finding out her dog was cancer-free helped induce labor

In her Instagram story on Wednesday, the "This Is Us" star, 36, told fans that finding out her pooch of 10 years was cancer-free last month gave her so much relief, she went into labor hours later with baby August, or Gus, as Moore and hubby Taylor Goldsmith call him.

Jenna Bush Hager selects 'fresh new novel' for March 2021 book club pick

Jenna Bush Hager selects 'fresh new novel' for March 2021 book club pick

After 18 New York Times bestselling picks such as "Dear Edward" by Ann Napolitano, "Leave The World Behind" by Rumaan Alam and "White Ivy" by Susie Yang, Read With Jenna is poised to introduce readers to even more new and exciting stories this year.

Excremental growth: UK sniffs a pandemic puppy poo problem

Excremental growth: UK sniffs a pandemic puppy poo problem

Coleman and others attribute the problem to a lockdown boom in dog ownership , a large number of people walking their dogs as part of their daily exercise (rather than letting them go in the garden), and overstretched councils forced to ration dog waste collection to maintain even more fundamental services.

Dog attacks on livestock increased in lockdown, say farmers

Dog attacks on livestock increased in lockdown, say farmers

Rather than asking people to “keep dogs under effective control” it should require people to keep their dogs on leads near livestock.“It needs to be properly funded and properly promoted with TV ads in the same way as we’re seeing the Covid ads,” he added.

Dog left chained to lamppost on freezing night finds new home after two years

Dog left chained to lamppost on freezing night finds new home after two years

Staff at Birmingham Dogs Home say they spent a long time teaching Wilson how to have fun and feel loved after he was left traumatised by his experience.

Pooches come together with their hoomans at this pet party

Pooches come together with their hoomans at this pet party

Last year, the organisation could not organise the main event due to the pandemic and restrictions on social gatherings, but on Sunday, it managed to host a small party for pets, keeping COVID protocols in place, with just 100 people.

Puppy suffers horrific injuries after being deliberately coated in hot tar

Puppy suffers horrific injuries after being deliberately coated in hot tar

The tar stuck to the puppy’s fur and skin, causing him extreme pain (Picture: SWNS) The dog also developed pneumonia from breathing in toxic fumes (Picture: SWNS) It’s thought the attackers deliberately coated the dog in tar from a nearby building site (Picture: SWNS)A Mayflower spokesman said: ‘Boiling tar has been deliberately thrown at this puppy, we believe acquired from nearby building sites.

Giant dog is 14 stone and 6ft 5 inches tall – but he hasn’t stopped growing yet

Giant dog is 14 stone and 6ft 5 inches tall – but he hasn’t stopped growing yet

Nigel and Marley (Picture: Caters News)Meet Marley the Russian bear dog – he weighs 14st and stands at 6ft 5inches but is still growing.Nigel added: ‘He gets so much attention when he’s out on his walk as it’s not every day that you see a dog of this size.

Soon-to-be first dogs Champ and Major Biden star in adorable Christmas video

Soon-to-be first dogs Champ and Major Biden star in adorable Christmas video

President-elect Joe Biden's two German shepherds, Champ and Major, showed off their opposite personalities in a sweet video montage that shows the two canines getting into the holiday spirit."No matter how you’re celebrating this year, Champ and Major wish you a Merry Christmas," Biden wrote alongside the festive video.

Dog forgotten at petrol station spent a month walking 37 miles home

Dog forgotten at petrol station spent a month walking 37 miles home

Seven-year-old Dou Dou walked 37 miles to be reunited with its owners (Picture: Qianjiang Evening News)A loyal dog which was accidentally left at a petrol station took nearly a month to walk home 37 miles and be reunited with its owners.

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

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.