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.

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood made headlines when her dogs accidentally locked themselves and her 4-month-old son in the car, as reported by Lauren Zupkus of the Huffington Post, the singer had to think fast.

How to keep your pets safe in hot weather – especially if you have a balcony

How to keep your pets safe in hot weather – especially if you have a balcony

The summer months are riddled with dangers for household pets (Picture: Getty/Blue Cross)Pet owners are being warned not to open their windows or balconies to cool down their homes on hot days.

Dog's 'bloody' paw injury is a warning to pet owners this summer

Dog's 'bloody' paw injury is a warning to pet owners this summer

Despite the severity of the injury, Dutton said that the "wonderful" owner had done nothing wrong, and that the dog had not shown any signs of distress during the mile-long walk.

How to spot and prevent skin cancer in dogs

How to spot and prevent skin cancer in dogs

‘What’s more, overheating can also cause heat stroke in dogs – a state of extreme hyperthermia – so it’s really important to make sure you’re taking the proper precautions whilst your dog’s enjoying the sun.’.

B&M is selling sun loungers for dogs so you can both chill in the garden

B&M is selling sun loungers for dogs so you can both chill in the garden

It’s not the only item B&M is selling for your pets this summer. You can find the dog bed and other pet bits on the B&M website, available at a store near you.

How to keep your pets safe from summer stress

How to keep your pets safe from summer stress

Unlike humans, pets cannot sweat through their body surface; they depend completely on panting to cool themselves. 5) Never leave your pet in the car in this weather, as he will be prone to heat stress. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

and I should know White and black mother cat rescued with kittens from busy London Underground station (Image: RSPCA)Four black and white kittens were saved by luck last month after being dumped like rubbish in a cardboard box near bins in Scafell Drive, Birmingham.

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Skye was taken in by the RSPCA after she was dumped outside an animal shelter in January 201 (Picture: SWNS) Staff said the six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the skinniest they had ever rescued and even nicknamed her ‘X-ray dog’ (Picture: SWNS) New owner Hayley Wessier, 30, took Skye in and she immediately became best friends with Hayley’s pet lizard George.

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!

Dogs born in summer at greater risk for heart disease

Dogs born in summer at greater risk for heart disease

Dogs born in the summer are at higher risk for heart disease than pups born at other times of the year, according to new research.Environment probably a factorScientists think exposure to outdoor air pollution may be to blame.

Why You Should Vacation With Your Dog in Los Angeles, California

Why You Should Vacation With Your Dog in Los Angeles, California

Dog-friendly Los Angeles is a must-visit for travelers and their pups; the weather is perfect, there’s plenty to explore and there are a ton of cool places in LA and its surrounding areas to take your dog.

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Summer is here, and with temperatures reaching all-time highs, it is critical that pet parents understand the dangers of heatstroke in dogs, including signs to look for, how to treat heat stroke or heat exhaustion in dogs and, most importantly, the best ways to prevent this emergency from happening.

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Solution: Chill your dog out with cooling vest and protective boots when walking along a hot pavement. 5. Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket, $18, Amazon DO NOT PET Red Leash, $19, Amazon

Megyn Kelly's dog Basha has died: 'I had 14 beautiful years with her'

Megyn Kelly's dog Basha has died: 'I had 14 beautiful years with her'

Megyn Kelly's beloved dog Basha has died. "Our dog Basha died today. In March, Megyn opened up to viewers about a vacation mishap that found her accidentally leaving Basha behind at a house occupied by strangers. Back at the first house, Basha was enjoying a vacation of her own.

How to Get Your Pet Ready for the Summer

How to Get Your Pet Ready for the Summer

Should your pet wander off, a common occurrence in the summer months, having an ID tag, a GPS tracker, and a microchip is an important way to help ensure your pet returns to you, safe and sound.