Animal rescues by London fire brigade rise 20% in pandemic year

Animal rescues by London fire brigade rise 20% in pandemic year

Firefighters called to 755 animal incidents in 2020, with cats most commonly in need of help.The number of incidents involving foxes attended by the LFB last year nearly doubled, from 32 rescues in 2019 to 61 in 2020.

Police ‘refusing to hand dog stolen by travellers back to their owner’

Police ‘refusing to hand dog stolen by travellers back to their owner’

Officers seized 49 dogs during the raid (Picture: Met Police)Mr Gaunt strongly believes the high demand for puppies are what led to his three dogs being stolen.

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

Campaign in Springfield, Missouri, urges residents to clean up after pets as city says it picks up nearly 25 pounds of dog poo a week.

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

English springer spaniel, Mac, 3, with handler crew manager Gary Carroll (Picture: SWNS)Crew manager Gary Carroll, 48, said Mac’s agility allows him to enter unstable buildings without the risk of causing further damage – known as ‘secondary collapse’.

Pet-Friendly Vacations: Spring Break in Nashville

Pet-Friendly Vacations: Spring Break in Nashville

“In line with the welcoming nature of Music City, many hotels are pet friendly, some even offering loaner pet-beds, water bowls, and mats for your furry companion.” By Mandy Whitley Here’s what Nashville has to offer pet parents and their dogs who visit.

Wanted, playing dead or alive: the sniffer dog with a bounty on his head

Wanted, playing dead or alive: the sniffer dog with a bounty on his head

Scamp the spaniel is so good at finding illegal tobacco, crime groups have offered a £25,000 reward for his capture Name: Scamp. I’m sure he could learn to detect those things, but Scamp’s speciality is sniffing out tobacco.

World’s Bravest Cat Chills Next to a Rattlesnake

World’s Bravest Cat Chills Next to a Rattlesnake

In a heart-stopping pic snapped by the Laguna Vista Police Department in Texas, a cat was spotted hanging out mere inches away from a deadly rattlesnake. Image via Laguna Vista Police Department Facebook

Five Adorable Dog Videos to Make You Ache for Spring

Five Adorable Dog Videos to Make You Ache for Spring

Check out five of our favorite videos of pets celebrating summer, sun and so much more. If your dog's like Petey and loves the pool, just make sure to talk to your veterinarian about pool hazards and safety before enjoying some fun!

Dog rescued from ventilation duct in Virginia

Dog rescued from ventilation duct in Virginia

Dog rescued from ventilation duct in Virginia copied! Firefighters were called to a home in West Springfield, Virginia, where a small dog was stuck in a ventilation duct. The final extraction was a delicate operation, but they were able to reach in and safely fetch the dog.

How to adopt dogs ‘not brave enough’ for police front line

How to adopt dogs ‘not brave enough’ for police front line

Not all dogs have what it takes – this one clearly does (Picture: Getty)It’s a highly selective process that finds the right dog for every situation within a police force.