Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner pay tribute to late dog with matching tattoos

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner pay tribute to late dog with matching tattoos

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner found a special way to honor their late dog Waldo Picasso. Prior to Waldo's passing, Jonas had said living in New York with dogs was a unique, enjoyable experience.

Rescue animals dress up as aliens — and it's clearing these shelters

Rescue animals dress up as aliens — and it's clearing these shelters

More than 3 million Facebook users have expressed an interest in "storming" Area 51 to find aliens — but a couple of enterprising animal shelters are hoping they'll end up adopting pets dressed as aliens instead.

This pizza shop is helping pet owners find their lost dogs and cats

This pizza shop is helping pet owners find their lost dogs and cats

After posting an invitation on Facebook for locals to drop off flyers with their own missing pets to be put on pizza boxes, he woke up the next morning to dozens of messages, texts and phone calls.

#DogsofInsta: Pet profiles with engaging posts are all the rage

#DogsofInsta: Pet profiles with engaging posts are all the rage

He wanted to share pictures of his pet with all his friends and after the account was created, I joined in posting photos and videos of these two babies.”.

12 goldendoodle puppies find homes after viral Facebook post

12 goldendoodle puppies find homes after viral Facebook post

"The owner is taking her time and making sure that the puppies are going to good homes, and making sure that she matches families up with the right dog," Mikols said.

I used to sneer at pictures of cats on social media but I’ve moved on

I used to sneer at pictures of cats on social media but I’ve moved on

Each day she would post a picture of her food and tag me, hoping I would engage. Surely I have better things to read than another article asking if cats really love us (no: they only love food).

Your old bra can help an injured turtle — here's how

Your old bra can help an injured turtle — here's how

A couple of animal and wildlife rescue groups that help treat injured turtles have a special donation request: They're asking for bra clasps, which can be used to repair damaged shells.

Heartbroken dog waits by owner’s hospital bed after he died

Heartbroken dog waits by owner’s hospital bed after he died

The picture of Moose, a three-year-old Labrador mix, was shared online by North Star Pet Rescue, a charity in New Jersey, in hopes of finding him a new home.

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

(Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)In the series of photographs, by Claire McPhilomy, the couple first share the news that their family is ‘expanding’. (Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)‘I am so grateful that a few people ending up thinking it was as funny as we did.

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy, 9

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy, 9

Sadie Totterdell was named as the woman arrested after Frankie was mauled to death (Picture: Facebook) The boy is believed to have been killed while he was in a caravan with the dog (Picture: SWNS)It was reported earlier on Monday that the boy had been left alone with the dog, named Winston – despite him already having carried out four less serious attacks, one of which happened just weeks before the fatal incident.

Dog that lost its hind legs and eye in a train accident is adopted

Dog that lost its hind legs and eye in a train accident is adopted

The new owners have been properly vetted to ensure Trooper won’t have to suffer any more pain; the post states they have ‘experience with disabled animals and someone will be home with him at all times to give him the care he needs’.

Couple left with £500 vet bill after ‘postman kicked the dog’

Couple left with £500 vet bill after ‘postman kicked the dog’

Jack Crespo, 68, and wife Maria, 65, along with two neighbours, claim they saw the postal worker kicking little Daisy so hard that they doubt she’ll ever ‘fully recover’.

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

View this post on Instagram Jay and Prince #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on. View this post on Instagram Jay and Marty #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on.

Natalie Morales rescues adorable puppy – find out the story behind his name!

Natalie Morales rescues adorable puppy – find out the story behind his name!

Natalie, her husband, Joe, and sons, Luke and Josh, opened their home to another rescue dog — a sweet-eyed fuzzball named Obi. And from what we can tell, her job (and enduring devotion to rescue animals) had a whole lot to do with it.

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

“With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us to join his best friend, Buddy,” a message on Boo’s Facebook account reported to its 16 million followers.

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

“I reckon that conservatively one in five dogs are having their poo picked up in plastic bags.

The Top 5 States for Pet Obesity

The Top 5 States for Pet Obesity

According to recent statistics, compiled in the 2013 Banfield State of Pet Health Report , pet obesity is increasing at an alarming rate.

The Funniest Dog Videos of 2018

The Funniest Dog Videos of 2018

In a funny animal video shared on Twitter by @erinfoster76 , Doug jumps up on his human, Erin, while she’s on the swing and climbs right into her lap so he can join in on the fun.

Brave Boy Battles Leukemia: Spirits Uplifted by Pet Photos

Brave Boy Battles Leukemia: Spirits Uplifted by Pet Photos

Me too.” Anthony’s mother Kristen also spoke on the page to thank everyone, “We have laughed ‘ohhed’ and ‘ahhed’ at every single photo and video so far it has really been a joy and I appreciate everyone sharing their pets with us and the personal messages to Anthony are truly awesome.” The event has over 1 million guests with pictures coming from Dubai to Australia.