'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

Ilene Dondlinger of California says she does not want the big cat killed, despite its fatal attack on her miniature schnauzer.Dondlinger said the big cat barely responded to her desperate efforts to save her dog.

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Don Wargowsky and the dog are reported to have become inseperable (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The experienced climbers said they had never seen a dog reach the summit before (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The dog was named Mera by Mr Wargowsky because they had just been to the top of a mountain with that name.

Research reveals the ‘naughtiest’ breeds of dog

Research reveals the ‘naughtiest’ breeds of dog

New research has revealed a list of the ‘naughtiest’ dog breeds – based on how often they bark. The company collected the figures from users of their product, and found that Samoyed dogs top the naughty list.

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.