Disabled dog tied to a tree ‘abandoned because of his legs’ as desperate appeal launched

Disabled dog tied to a tree ‘abandoned because of his legs’ as desperate appeal launched

She said: “It really upsets me to think his owner had decided to just dump him like rubbish and simply walk away from their terrified pet.“He must have been very confused and frightened to be tied up and abandoned like this.

All the presidents’ pets: a history of strange animals to live in the White House

All the presidents’ pets: a history of strange animals to live in the White House

President Herbert Hoover had several dogs during his tenure at the White House, from 1929 to 1933, but few appeared to attract as much attention as Billy, a wild opossum the family adopted after he strayed onto the property, according to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.

Why the internet loves this photo of mice fighting each other

Why the internet loves this photo of mice fighting each other

A photo of two mice squaring up for a brawl over a crumb in a London subway has earned photographer Sam Rowley the 55th Wildlife Photographer of the Year LUMIX People's Choice Award in a competition held by London's Natural History Museum.

On the trail of Britain’s wild big cats

On the trail of Britain’s wild big cats

A spokeswoman for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) said: “Neither Natural England nor Defra have received any credible reports of wild living or breeding big cats in Britain in recent years.

Pet-Friendly Vacations for Spring Break: Orlando, Florida

Pet-Friendly Vacations for Spring Break: Orlando, Florida

The modern boutique hotel chain’s pet-friendly “arf” program provides guests with a special complimentary dog bed, dog bowl and a doggie bag filled with dog treats and dog toys.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Curious cats bring fame to Japanese museum that won't let them in

Curious cats bring fame to Japanese museum that won't let them in

Ken-chan, a black cat, attempted his first solo foray into the Onomichi city museum of art in summer 2016 during an exhibition of cat photography, but was prevented from entering by a security guard in a gentle standoff that was caught on camera.

Museum of English Rural Life uncovers 18th century dog pictures

Museum of English Rural Life uncovers 18th century dog pictures

Looking through one book, owned by Richard Beale, from a farm in Biddenden Kent, museum staff discovered these doodles. But it wasn’t the only animal he sketched – Richard also drew this 18th century chicken wearing a pair of trousers.