Meet Pepper the pupper!

Meet Pepper the pupper!

Before we go on, let's introduce you to Pepper; the only non-human and hence, the coolest team member at Almabase.First, thanks to Pepper, we discovered Almabase had three types of team members:.

Hero woman holds umbrella over puppies dumped outside animal shelter

Hero woman holds umbrella over puppies dumped outside animal shelter

A humble hero saved the day when two malnourished puppies were abandoned in the rain outside an animal shelter in Sri Lanka.

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Whitney Crowder, sea turtle rehabilitation coordinator for Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida, which posted a viral photo of the deceased loggerhead turtle with bits of plastic removed from its body, said that baby turtles die from ingesting plastic every year.

Cats bond with their people too, study finds

Cats bond with their people too, study finds

However, Prof Daniel Mills, an expert in veterinary behavioural medicine from the University of Lincoln who has previously studied human-cat relationships, said the research has flaws, including that the team did not explore other possible types of bonds and did not repeat their experiments with strangers.

Meet the search dog who can find people trapped in disaster zones

Meet the search dog who can find people trapped in disaster zones

Cara is a six year old Belgian Malinois who works with her handler as an urban search and rescue dog. Cara experiences different textures and terrain during her training (Picture: Aaron Crowley/)Mick Atwood is Cara’s handler and partner.

Dog smashed out of boiling car after being inside for THREE HOURS in heatwave

Dog smashed out of boiling car after being inside for THREE HOURS in heatwave

The Charles Cross Police Team said on Twitter: “Another dog left in the sun, another window smashed! The dog appeared to be very happy to be released from the hot car (Image: CHARLES CROSS POLICE TEAM).

This pizza shop is helping pet owners find their lost dogs and cats

This pizza shop is helping pet owners find their lost dogs and cats

After posting an invitation on Facebook for locals to drop off flyers with their own missing pets to be put on pizza boxes, he woke up the next morning to dozens of messages, texts and phone calls.

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Pugs can suffer from Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) (Nic Serpell-Rand/SWNS.COM)The team led by The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, studied DNA from more than 400 Norwich terriers, while vets carried out clinical examinations.

Now your pup can be the 'Stanley Pup' with TODAY's new Snapchat lens!

Now your pup can be the 'Stanley Pup' with TODAY's new Snapchat lens!

Sunny, the real Stanley Pup, demos our new Snapchat lensIf you are reading this on your phone, you can unlock the TODAY Stanley Pup lens by clicking here.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.

Parrot found abandoned in Brazil gets radical new titaniam beak implant

Parrot found abandoned in Brazil gets radical new titaniam beak implant

As well as using the new beak to eat, she was using it to climb the cage in the touching footage posted by the center, which said she is recovering well from the operation.

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Vets warn more pets being imported is likely to increase infection rates (Picture: Getty)Earlier this year an English Pointer who never left Essex developed leishmaniasis, with vets believing his owners could have brought sand flies back from spain in their luggage.

Cats able to recognise their own names, study finds

Cats able to recognise their own names, study finds

“Some owners insist their cats can recognise their own names and words related to food.”. The team therefore proposed that cats may be able to discriminate between different words, particularly their own names.

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Dr Atsuko Saito, first author of the research from Sophia University in Japan, said: “There are so many studies about dog ability to communicate with humans.

Blind man finishes half marathon with help from adorable guide dogs

Blind man finishes half marathon with help from adorable guide dogs

The oldest member of the guide dog team is seven-year-old Gus. He is Thomas’ long-time companion, which earned him the honour of being the one to cross the finish line in Central Park.

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

The team said they were rewarded with ‘doggy kisses’ (Picture: MEGA) ‘The rim had to be cut apart using a small saw to make room for the dog’s head to pull out.

What Type of Dog Parent Are You?

What Type of Dog Parent Are You?

For trendy dog dads and moms, that means picking up all the hottest tech gadgets available for your pup, like the Wi-Fi-enabled PetSafe automatic pet feeder for iPhone and Android, which allows you to feed your canine from any location.

How to Throw the Ultimate Puppy Bowl Party

How to Throw the Ultimate Puppy Bowl Party

By Chewy Studios On the invitation, include all pertinent party information: day, time (it’s best to start the party a little before the game begins), place and how and when to RSVP.

Libby Riddles Talks About Life as First Woman to Win the Iditarod

Libby Riddles Talks About Life as First Woman to Win the Iditarod

I should just go home.’ Courtesy of Libby Riddles [Then I remembered,] ‘Hey, wait a minute, I have to go help my dogs!’ I shut up, got up and started running after [my] dog team.

Animal Planet reveals the Puppy Bowl XV starting lineup

Animal Planet reveals the Puppy Bowl XV starting lineup

The Puppy Bowl is Animal Planet's answer to the Super Bowl. Every dog and cat that has taken part in the game in previous years has ended up getting adopted, a streak Animal Planet hopes to continue in the 15th edition of the contest.