Incredible picture of Dachshund puppy born still in its amniotic sac

Incredible picture of Dachshund puppy born still in its amniotic sac

The sac usually bursts when it passes through the birthing canal (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) Breeder Karis Small had to burst the sac herself (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) The puppies are all since doing well (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Karis, of Newton Abbot, Devon, said the birth could have been risky for Cosmo if she had not been there to assist.

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Lundy and Herman (Picture: Caters News)A pigeon that can’t fly and a puppy that can’t walk have become inseparable after they were both rescued.They immediately developed a bond (Picture: Caters News)Sue said that she is now no longer certain Herman is a he, after witnessing the bird’s maternal behaviour towards Lundy.

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Miller was severely overweight thanks to a love of nicking food dropped on the floor… but he always wore a smile (Picture: Jacquelyn Hensley / Kennedy News)‘He may not look it, but he is a happier boy now.

Mum turns parents’ dog into Peppa Pig with accidental dye job

Mum turns parents’ dog into Peppa Pig with accidental dye job

But even that didn’t work, with the remaining stain leaving Benji looking like Peppa Pig. Treana accidentally spilled a blob of watercolour paint on the dog (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Treana, 35, confessed her crimes over the phone to her 73-year-old parents, who thankfully were able to see the funny side.

Woman spends £800 a month on her Instagram-famous sausage dog squad

Woman spends £800 a month on her Instagram-famous sausage dog squad

Ivy, Missy, Button, Duke, Ivy and Apple (Picture: Caters News) ‘They have birthday parties where all their friends come and join them for celebrations, cake and party bags.’.

The head of PETA says you're walking your dog wrong

The head of PETA says you're walking your dog wrong

Ingrid says that many of us are rushing our dogs when we take them out and about, meaning they don’t enjoy walks to their full potential.

Dog’s underbite makes him look permanently grumpy

Dog’s underbite makes him look permanently grumpy

Chico may look grouchy, but he’s really a happy and loving dog (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Meet Chico, the dog whose crooked underbite makes him look like he’s constantly ‘fed up with life’.

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Settling right in (Picture: @dumplingandbobby/Instagram)The Labrador Rescue group shared the good news with followers, saying: ‘Our little Dumpling has become a massive social media star, her story has been shared far and wide by our supporters, celebrities, news sites, it’s been overwhelming!.

Obedient little puppies sent to sleep instantly by goodnight kisses

Obedient little puppies sent to sleep instantly by goodnight kisses

Wish we had puppies to kiss (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)‘People have said the video is cool and adorable at the same time, they find it cute and funny too.

Healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

Healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

-About a week before the estimated date of whelping, the female dog should be introduced to the whelping area and the whelping box.-At about 20 to 30 days after whelping, the female dog needs 3 to 4 times more food than she normally does.

Reagandoodle and his little buddy share update on their growing family

Reagandoodle and his little buddy share update on their growing family

Three years ago, the heartwarming friendship between a little boy and his foster grandmother’s dog captured the hearts of people everywhere.“As soon as they met, there was an instant bond and just you could see the love between the two of them,” Sandi Swiridoff told NBC News.

Rescue dog with a wonky face is searching for a loving home

Rescue dog with a wonky face is searching for a loving home

She was born in Romania to a stray (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Her facial deformity doesn’t hold her back, as Bethany can eat, drink, run and play just like any other dog.

Man lines up his 17 sausage dogs for the perfect Christmas photo

Man lines up his 17 sausage dogs for the perfect Christmas photo

[Top left to top right, then working down in the same order] Buster, Daisy, Ziggy, Wallie, Zac, Bonnie, Saffie, Duke, Diamond, Ruby, Kizzy Sammy, Kandy, Kiki, Lottie, Benji and Dudley (Picture: Caters News)It took almost an hour, and an entire bag of treats, to calm them down enough to pose.

Dog owners warned of flesh-eating Alabama Rot as five new UK cases confirmed

Dog owners warned of flesh-eating Alabama Rot as five new UK cases confirmed

Symptoms include lethargy and vomiting, with dogs also likely to have lesions or ulcers on their tongues or lower limbs (Picture: Wessex News) It affects dogs of all types and ages (Picture: Wessex News)Since the disease reached Britain from America in 2012, the highest number of deaths have been in Greater Manchester, Dorset and the New Forest in Hampshire.

Harrowing video shows man saving dog after its leash is caught in an elevator

Harrowing video shows man saving dog after its leash is caught in an elevator

Security video showed the dramatic moment a 27-year-old Texas man saved a small dog whose leash was caught in an elevator door.Video Mathis recorded from his building's security camera showed the elevator doors close on the dog's leash, with its owner inside.

Jack Russell survives falling 40ft off a cliff with no major injuries

Jack Russell survives falling 40ft off a cliff with no major injuries

George was rescued by volunteers (Picture: North News & Pictures)A Jack Russell terrier is lucky to be alive after tumbling 40ft onto rocks from the top of a cliff.Phil, who was with his three-year-old daughter Evie, called for help from the coastguard after realising he could not rescue George himself.

Dog greets her owner with weird and wonderful gifts she finds each day

Dog greets her owner with weird and wonderful gifts she finds each day

Each time Kelly arrives home, the seven-year-old pup, Xena, greets her at the door with something she’s found that day, whether it’s sellotape, a green bean, or a single strand of spaghetti (yes, these are all things given to Kelly by Xena).

Puppy ‘dies from heart attack’ during fireworks display

Puppy ‘dies from heart attack’ during fireworks display

Claire McParland, from the RSPCA, said: “We see the impact of fireworks on animals every year and we know there is strong public feeling about the use of fireworks with more than 100,000 people signing petitions to restrict their use in recent years.

New cases of deadly Alabama Rot which eats flesh of dogs found in UK

New cases of deadly Alabama Rot which eats flesh of dogs found in UK

A poor dog which has been infected with the Alabama Rot skin disease (Picture: Wessex News)The latest cases were confirmed by Anderson Moores, a specialist veterinary referral centre in Winchester.

Why Labradoodle creator regrets breeding the 'Frankenstein monster'

Why Labradoodle creator regrets breeding the 'Frankenstein monster'

He said he was trying to help a blind woman in Hawaii who wanted a guide dog, but her husband was allergic to the traditional Labrador retrievers used as service dogs .Poodles have non-shedding coats that aren't as problematic for people with allergies, leading Conron to breed one with a Labrador in the late 1980s.