ASPCA Kid of the Year works to help shelter dogs get adopted

ASPCA Kid of the Year works to help shelter dogs get adopted

"The story is about a dog that was placed into the shelter and got adopted," Evan said.ASPCA Kid of the Year Evan Bisnauth creates animations of shelter dogs to help increase their chances of getting adopted.

Michaela Strachan's dogs poisoned by crystal meth in Cape Town

Michaela Strachan's dogs poisoned by crystal meth in Cape Town

In an Instagram post shared on Sunday, Springwatch presenter Michaela revealed that her dogs Rio and Timmy began to suffer seizures after apparently eating human faeces laced with the drug methamphetamine, more commonly known as crystal meth.

Seven weeks in, what have I learned from my new life as a dog person?

Seven weeks in, what have I learned from my new life as a dog person?

He has been with us for half his life, which feels as good a time as any to reflect on what I know now about having a dog in your life that I didn’t seven weeks ago.

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

“We started the reading program a few years ago with two goats, Marieke and Michaela,” says Ahern.Veterinarian and behavioural expert Dr Emma Hughes says the Edgar’s Mission reading program might be unique in Australia, at least for livestock and farmed animals.

Dog owners ‘may be forced to break rules’ due to lack of walking spots

Dog owners ‘may be forced to break rules’ due to lack of walking spots

The RSPCA says these restrictions can create issues for dog walkers who may have local options curtailed by PSPOs. There is concern some people will travel to find suitable dog walking spots for their animals – potentially unwittingly breaching Covid-19 rules in the interests of their dog’s welfare and exercise needs.

Farewell to a good girl

Farewell to a good girl

As recompense, I sent my dad a book called Test Your Dog’s IQ and he revelled in the fact that she aced every test, so much so he didn’t even mind when Caoimhe and Eddie flooded WhatsApp with pictures and videos of her completing each task.

These therapy dogs ease anxiety, bring joy to kids and seniors in need

These therapy dogs ease anxiety, bring joy to kids and seniors in need

In 2016, she started the nonprofit Therapy Dogs of Long Island, which now brings certified dogs to people with physical or mental health challenges at private homes, schools and senior care facilities, in addition to hospitals.

Deaf man adopts deaf dog and teaches him commands with sign language

Deaf man adopts deaf dog and teaches him commands with sign language

Nick and Emerson (Picture: WABI5 News)Meet Emerson – he’s a very good doggo but sadly he’s deaf and visually impaired. Nick, from Maine, U.S., adopted Emerson as a 12-week-old puppy after reading a Facebook post about him.

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

The new law will protect service animals on the frontline (Image: PA) This Bill will offer stronger protection for the many brave service animals that help to protect us Michael Gove - Environment Secretary This get-out will be abolished by the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill which has been introduced as private members’ legislation but will now be given Government support when it gets its second reading today.

Let sleeping dogs lie (in the kitchen) | Brief letters

Let sleeping dogs lie (in the kitchen) | Brief letters

• So chief whip Julian Smith thinks MPs can be persuaded to back Theresa May by the thought that otherwise they might lose some of their Christmas break (Report, 1 December). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit gu.com/letters

How a Dog Psychic Brought Me Closer to My Dog

How a Dog Psychic Brought Me Closer to My Dog

He thinks I’m a good dog mom and that Charles was receiving waves of love when Sully thought of me. Honestly, I don’t know if Charles was a true dog communicator.