Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Linda Torelli, director of marketing for the Brandywine Valley SPCA, which has three locations in Delaware and cares for more than 14,000 animals each year, credited a multipronged approach with helping the First State achieve no-kill status — and its citizens.“The community in Delaware is very oriented to pet advocacy, so we had their support,” she told TODAY.

Heartwarming adoption gives 3 senior dogs a forever home

Heartwarming adoption gives 3 senior dogs a forever home

The adopter, a woman named Leslie, walked into the Asheville Humane Society Adoption Center on July 24 and asked, "Which two dogs have been here the longest, with the most special needs?

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

Erin Menard / Best Friends Animal SocietyTess Rushton happened to be interning at Best Friends at the time and decided to adopt Layla.“She turned out to be absolutely lovely,” Rushton told TODAY.The “clumsy goof” adapted well to being spoiled by her new mom, who cooked organic food to mix into high-quality kibble, and made toys with hidden treats to help stimulate the clever dog’s mind.

Cat crowned king of village to be honoured on 10th birthday

Cat crowned king of village to be honoured on 10th birthday

Ms Applebee told the Press Association: “He comes home but he doesn't stay in the home because he doesn't like the kittens. To stay away from the kittens, Wilbur, who Ms Applebee describes as “bold” and “very friendly”, spends his time in shops and businesses around the village instead.

On the trail of Britain’s wild big cats

On the trail of Britain’s wild big cats

A spokeswoman for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) said: “Neither Natural England nor Defra have received any credible reports of wild living or breeding big cats in Britain in recent years.

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

A dog who lost her eyes due to neglect has become an Instagram celebrity

(Picture: Mercury Press)A dog who had an awful start in life and lost both her eyes as a pup has found a forever home – and become an Instagram star in the process. (Picture: Mercury Press)‘The SPCA found Puddin with a very severe eye infection,’ said owner Cory, who is a student from Lubbock, Texas.

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’.

True heroes: Police dogs honoured for gallant actions during London's 2017 terror attacks

True heroes: Police dogs honoured for gallant actions during London's 2017 terror attacks

Hero dogs of London attacks at Borough Market (Image: PDSA)Nineteen search dogs played a vital role in the aftermath of the onslaught on the capital, seeking suspects and detecting explosives to keep the public safe when terrorists struck at both London and Westminster Bridges as well as Borough Market two years ago.

Owner Hands Over 3 Aggressive Dogs to Be Euthanized, Instead Rescuers Give Them New Life

Owner Hands Over 3 Aggressive Dogs to Be Euthanized, Instead Rescuers Give Them New Life

由 Spokane Humane Society 发布于 2019年1月24日周四 The staff then took the matter into their own hands and decided to go against euthanization while convincing the dogs’ owner to leave the dogs in the care of the society.

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korean officials have begun dismantling the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

Keep your pets safe and stress-free this Deepavali

Keep your pets safe and stress-free this Deepavali

Deepavali is one of the happiest times of the year, but for animals, it is among the most anxious, thanks to firecrackers. Ensure that you take your pet for a walk before the bursting of firecrackers begins.

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Man’s best friends have long been put to work, and a recent medical study has shown hounds can be trained to smell malaria in children. It means that we can tick off malaria from the list of things that dogs can identify with the 220m olfactory receptors in their noses.

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

The five-year-old litter mates — named Gasket, Goliath and Gunther — have been living at the Edmonton Humane Society in Alberta, Canada, since they arrived in late September from a different animal welfare agency.

Hurricane Florence: Abandoned pet shelter to kill animals if they are not adopted by time storm hits

Hurricane Florence: Abandoned pet shelter to kill animals if they are not adopted by time storm hits

Jewel Horton, manager of Pender County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, said on Wednesday that local government-run animal shelters were filling up fast and that those that hit capacity must “make space”.

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

“Bunny Yoga was created to provide people the opportunity to meet adoptable bunnies in a fun setting,” says Carrie Smith, the manager of the Best Friends Visitor Center. Participants leave class both educated about the importance of helping bunnies and “relaxed and inspired,” Smith says.

Abandoned puppy labeled 'free' in permanent marker finds new home

Abandoned puppy labeled 'free' in permanent marker finds new home

According to Sarah Cantrell, office manager and adoption coordinator at the Ross County Humane Society in Chillicothe, Ohio, the Lab-mix puppy was dumped in Yoctangee Park ahead of the Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival, which takes place during Memorial Day weekend.