Cat feared dead in 2018 California mudslide is found alive

Cat feared dead in 2018 California mudslide is found alive

The Animal Shelter Assistance Program in Santa Barbara County says the calico named Patches was brought in as a stray last month and a microchip scan revealed her identity.

Operation Baghdad Pups helps serviceman, dog reunite in US

Operation Baghdad Pups helps serviceman, dog reunite in US

The nonprofit’s program Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide has helped more than 1,000 servicemen and woman reunite with their dogs since 2008.Courtesy Patrick BradyBecause Brady had to quarantine on a military base in North Carolina for two weeks as a pandemic precaution, Marshmallow lived with his parents until they were finally reunited.

RSPCA ‘concerned’ over ‘extremely irresponsible’ BBC show about puppy breeding

RSPCA ‘concerned’ over ‘extremely irresponsible’ BBC show about puppy breeding

In a statement, the RSPCA said: ‘We’re aware of this programme and are concerned that it is extremely irresponsible to encourage and glamorise breeding as a “get rich quick” scheme which, in turn, could lead to serious dog welfare issues and fuel the illegal puppy trade.

BBC defends dog breeding documentary as petition reaches 24,000

BBC defends dog breeding documentary as petition reaches 24,000

The programme was the idea of Helena Rochester and Sophia Slater (Picture: BBC)The organiser of the petition has also expressed their concern that people who watch the show may ‘see it as a “how-to-guide” to buy dogs solely for the purpose of breeding and making money’.

Dogs and cats living together: Joe Biden says feline will join White House pets

Dogs and cats living together: Joe Biden says feline will join White House pets

Uniting Democrats and Republicans is one thing, but Joe Biden will reportedly embrace a far more formidable challenge when he inherits the White House early next year: bridging the chasm between the nation’s cat people and dog lovers.

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Lola finally found a loving forever home with the Perry family on Oct. 24 — just one day after she transferred to the Arizona Humane Society.While Arizona Humane Society transfers homeless pets from other areas to its care, including regular transport of puppies from the Navajo Nation, other shelters reciprocate in turn.

Lola the dog finally gets a forever home after 400 days in a shelter

Lola the dog finally gets a forever home after 400 days in a shelter

Lola’s new family (Picture: Arizona Humane Society)According the AHS website, their partner assistant program, Project Reachout – which helped Lola – is a lifesaving program that transfers at-risk pets from other animal welfare organisations.

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Lucky's tabby littermates were adopted before him, and then he was returned to Animal Welfare League of Arlington by people who decided they weren't ready to care for a pet.

Tahlequah the orca is a mother again after famously mourning her dead calf

Tahlequah the orca is a mother again after famously mourning her dead calf

J35's new calf appeared healthy and precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother in its second day of free-swimming life.https://t.co/6bSnvzRAju — Whale Research (@CWROrcas).Her new calf appeared healthy and precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother in its second day of free-swimming life,” the center said in a press release.

To help working parents, workplace has free on-site tutoring for kids

To help working parents, workplace has free on-site tutoring for kids

Mike Arms, president and CEO of Helen Woodward Animal Center, decided to create the program when he saw tears on the faces of his team of 170 employees right after California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that virtually all school campuses would be closed in the fall.

Budweiser celebrates bars reopening by reuniting old mascots

Budweiser celebrates bars reopening by reuniting old mascots

In the beer brand's new "Reuniting with Buds" commercial, Budweiser's famous Clydesdale horses and an adorable Labrador retriever puppy each travel from afar to meet up — presumably after spending the last several weeks social distancing responsibly.

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Pedigree's Dogs on Zoom campaign helps shelters like Nashville Humane Association host virtual meet-and-greets with adoptable dogs, and sponsors adoption fees for pets adopted through the program.Michigan Animal Rescue League launched a videoconferencing fundraiser in which people can "rent" an adoptable dog, cat or kitten to appear in Zoom meetings.

Watch Jimmy Fallon's dog, Gary, crash his monologue

Watch Jimmy Fallon's dog, Gary, crash his monologue

Jimmy Fallon’s dog, Gary , barked in — err, barged in — on his monologue during Wednesday night’s episode of his at-home “Tonight Show.”.Did you think I called you?” he said while petting the dog, who had a tennis ball in her mouth.

Pets in prison: the rescue dogs teaching Californian inmates trust and responsibility

Pets in prison: the rescue dogs teaching Californian inmates trust and responsibility

Best of buddies: working with the dogs helps many of the prisoners deal with their own past traumas I join in the second week of the 14-week course at North Kern, together with two dozen inmate students, head trainer Robert Villaneda and Skow.

Emotional support animals might get banned from planes

Emotional support animals might get banned from planes

While insisting that it "recognizes the integral role that service animals play in the lives of many individuals with disabilities," the Transportation Department said in a statement that its proposed rule is aimed at "reducing the likelihood that passengers wishing to travel with their pets on aircraft will be able to falsely claim their pets are service animals.".

This Hotel Lets Guests Foster Dogs During Their Stay And Adopt Them Once They Leave

This Hotel Lets Guests Foster Dogs During Their Stay And Adopt Them Once They Leave

Guests are able to apply to adopt a dog at any time during their stay and they can bring their new pup up to their hotel room as soon as their application has been approved.

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

ASPCAKris Lindsay, senior director at the ASPCA, said Agee’s music has been a wonderful addition to the storytelling program.“It’s really incredible to watch the impact his music has on the dogs and how quickly they respond,” she told TODAY.Energetic dogs soon settle down while listening to Agee play the violin.

Shelter pets find work (and homes) as hotel 'lobby dogs'

Shelter pets find work (and homes) as hotel 'lobby dogs'

Courtesy of the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and SpaThe program helps dogs get used to socializing with people and children, and gives guests a chance to spend time with a dog, which can be particularly meaningful if they’re missing one at home.

'Cuddle Club' unites senior people and senior dogs in the sweetest way

'Cuddle Club' unites senior people and senior dogs in the sweetest way

The first time Vince Louie went with his local senior group to participate in an animal rescue organization’s “Cuddle Club,” he didn’t plan on adopting a dog. He’s grateful to Muttville for rescuing Monte and offering programs for seniors like the Cuddle Club.

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won't have any more babies

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won't have any more babies

The 17-year-old giraffe and mother of five is being put on birth control Friday and will no longer be part of the breeding program at her home in Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, park officials announced on Thursday.