Chicago restaurateur uses pandemic downtime to fly dogs and cats to safety

Chicago restaurateur uses pandemic downtime to fly dogs and cats to safety

In 1997, one of the bartenders asked if he wanted to help open a restaurant, and he became a partner in One Off Hospitality Group, which opened the Michelin-starred restaurant Blackbird and eventually 10 other Chicago hot spots, including Avec, The Publican and Big Star.

Jennifer Aniston just adopted an adorable new puppy — see the video!

Jennifer Aniston just adopted an adorable new puppy — see the video!

Jennifer Aniston has a new member in her family, and he's cute as can be.The "Friends" alum, 51, introduced Lord Chesterfield, her recently adopted puppy, in a video posted to on Sunday.

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

During Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets, the broadcast cut to 28 dogs and two kittens and their fosters filling virtual courtside seats, with an announcement that they were all “100% adoptable and 100% adorable” and a link to learn more about adopting them.

Dog that mauled newborn to death ‘strong enough to drag three cops into road’

Dog that mauled newborn to death ‘strong enough to drag three cops into road’

Flowers were left outside the property where the baby was killed (Picture: SWNS)A dog that mauled a 12-day-old baby to death was so strong it pulled three police officers into the street, a witness said.

Dog rescued by lifeboat after getting stranded chasing seagulls

Dog rescued by lifeboat after getting stranded chasing seagulls

The unnamed spaniel’s little adventure ended with it being reunited with its owner (Picture: Daily Post Wales/RNLI)A swimming dog had to be rescued by a lifeboat after chasing a flock of gulls out to sea this morning.

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.

Couple spends £40k doing up home so they can give 20 rescue dogs the best life

Couple spends £40k doing up home so they can give 20 rescue dogs the best life

They’ve invested in a hydrotherapy pool to help the dogs exercise, too (Picture: @mrmoproject/Jam Press)‘When I get home from work it’s usually time to clean up any messes and then it’s dinner time, it feels a little like groundhogs day,’ says Mariesa.

Adorable dog spends lockdown learning how to skateboard

Adorable dog spends lockdown learning how to skateboard

It’s a great aesthetic (Picture: Hailey Adair / SWNS)One adventurous canine is not only a good boy, he’s also a skater boi.He loves his board (Picture: Hailey Adair / SWNS)Hailey said: ‘We got a little skateboard at first and right away he was on it and totally comfortable.

Artist with anxiety and depression finds solace by painting her chihuahua travelling to different times and places

Artist with anxiety and depression finds solace by painting her chihuahua travelling to different times and places

Tiny Tita also loves getting dressed up (although she does need to be bribed with treats for the photographs Becki paints from) with the artist saying: ‘She doesn’t mind wearing the clothes and lifts her left paw up first and puts it through an armhole and then she puts the right paw in.

Dog waits at hospital for three months after owner dies from coronavirus

Dog waits at hospital for three months after owner dies from coronavirus

The loyal dog would patiently wait for his elderly owner to return, unaware he had died of Covid-19 (Picture: AsiaWire)‘They told me Xiao Bao’s owner, a pensioner, was admitted with the coronavirus.

40 animals are being dumped across the country every day in lockdown

40 animals are being dumped across the country every day in lockdown

It has received more than 112,000 calls from members of the public and there are now more than 4,600 animals in RSPCA care.A spokesperson for the charity said: ‘Although much of the country is in lockdown, sadly there are still thousands of animals who need our help, including abandoned pets.

'Stay four koalas apart': an animal hospital's response to coronavirus – in pictures

'Stay four koalas apart': an animal hospital's response to coronavirus – in pictures

“It was a place where the students in my day used to celebrate the end of their faculty dinners with a keg into the wee hours, so it’s got a lot sentimental value,” says the hospital’s CEO, Dr Mark Lawrie.

Dog defies the odds by living his best life on two legs

Dog defies the odds by living his best life on two legs

Deuce is a therapy dog, inspiring kids in hospitals (Picture: Domenick Scudera/SWNS)‘Deuce is completely mobile and doesn’t need any extra help at all – he is amazing,’ said Domenick.

Dad nearly loses arm after scratch from pet dog gave him sepsis

Dad nearly loses arm after scratch from pet dog gave him sepsis

The dad-of-seven was told he was lucky to be alive (Picture: Caters News) Medics at the Royal United Hospital in Bath cleared the infection and left a huge open wound (Picture: Caters News)‘Penny was definitely missing me and the first thing she did when I got home was jump up for a cuddle- we are best friends.

Boy, 8, dies after being attacked by two Rottweiler dogs

Boy, 8, dies after being attacked by two Rottweiler dogs

The boy was attacked in a family home before being rushed to Tallaght University Hospital (Picture: PA)An eight-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was attacked by two dogs at a house in Dublin.

Crufts 2020 gets underway with dogs wearing weird and wonderful haircuts

Crufts 2020 gets underway with dogs wearing weird and wonderful haircuts

A tiny white dog kept out of the cold in a pink stroller (Picture: PA) A chilled-out Poodle took it all in their stride, resting their head on a bone-shaped cushion as their fur was groomed (Picture: Getty) Owners could be seen using hair spray and brushes to style their dogs (Picture: SWNS)Crufts’ website describes the event as the ‘greatest dog show in the world’.

Animal shelter puts fliers on pizza boxes to help rehome dogs

Animal shelter puts fliers on pizza boxes to help rehome dogs

When the owner of the pizza shop, Mary Alloy, saw the shelter struggling, she decided to adopt a furry friend but was sad about the rest of the animals without a home.

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

He could then be seen sat on top of the gate on his phone as the owner still frantically chased the dog on the ground.The jogger, who had jumped down from the other side of the gate, could be seen pacing inside the garden while on the phone.

Pictures of dogs before and after being rescued shows the power of a little love

Pictures of dogs before and after being rescued shows the power of a little love

David Fernández, a 26-year-old from Santiago, Chile, has been adopting stray dogs living in harsh conditions and giving them a little TLC.

Denver might end pit bull ban after 30 years

Denver might end pit bull ban after 30 years

Herndon said the legislation will make Denver residents safer because there are already pit bulls living illegally in the Colorado capital, but the city doesn’t know where they are since they’re unlicensed.