Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway

A mystery sickness has struck dozens of dogs in Norway , killing at least 25 and prompting authorities to warn owners to keep their pets on a lead and away from other canines until the cause is established.

Downing Street gets new resident – a dog named Dilyn

Downing Street gets new resident – a dog named Dilyn

A momentary distraction from what is likely to be a hugely turbulent week in politics has arrived at Downing Street, in the form of a 15-week-old puppy.The arrival of the dog may come as a shock to 12-year-old Larry, the No 10 cat which has served three prime ministers.

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

The dog appeared to be recovering over the weekend but took a turn for the worse on Monday (Picture: Triangle News)Joanna, who has worked in America rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, said the injuries were consistent with an attack.

Hero Bunnies save a Family from Fire

Hero Bunnies save a Family from Fire

We’ll bring you stories of two new pets every weekday from now through the end of the year - then ask you to pick your favorite!.went off and the family would have kept on sleeping had it not been for the ruckus raised by rabbits Bun Bun and Promise.

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

The decision to take Alfie to the vet rather than taking him home to Richard’s partner Kate and their children, was met with outrage (Picture: Bring Alfie Home)Greater Manchester Police initially said the force’s hands were tied due to legal issues, and there was no further action that could be taken to return Alfie from his new owners, Wigan Today reported.

How to keep your pets safe in a dangerous heat wave

How to keep your pets safe in a dangerous heat wave

The American Society for the Prevention of Animal Cruelty has put out a list of tips people can use to make sure their pets stay safe in escalating temperatures this weekend, when TODAY's Al Roker says more than 100 heat records could be smashed.

Bracken the dog gets £5 pocket money every week to spend on toys and treats

Bracken the dog gets £5 pocket money every week to spend on toys and treats

Now, Bracken is allowed to use his pocket money to buy cuddly toys and contribute to the cost of his swimming lessons. Grant started the weekly allowance after he jokingly bribed Bracken with a five-pound note to get his wallet back.

Rescued senior dog loses 15 pounds and now life is good

Rescued senior dog loses 15 pounds and now life is good

It’s fitting that when a rotund cocker spaniel came to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco last year, her name was “Cocoa Puff.” The 9-year-old dog weighed 40 pounds, a whopping 15 pounds above her ideal weight.

Cat Survives a fall from the 11th Floor

Cat Survives a fall from the 11th Floor

Stephanie Gustafson lives on the 11th floor of an apartment building in downtown Juneau, Alaska where her cat, Wasabi, followed a mosquito right out of the window. This miraculous story is a great reminder of how important it is to keep your windows screened when living with cats, or any pets.

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

A brave and intelligent cat saved her guardian from a fire, reports Adam Aspinall of Mirror News. Tracie Horgan-Hodgkiss was asleep in her bedroom in Bridgend, South Whales when her two-year-old cat, Taffy, woke her with a bite.

Bride includes rescue dogs in her wedding to raise awareness about adoption

Bride includes rescue dogs in her wedding to raise awareness about adoption

The Honey & Bee PhotographyBurky reached out to Haven of the Ozarks Animal Sanctuary in Washburn, Missouri, to see if they would be willing to share some of their adoptable dogs for her wedding on May 11.Sherah Farris, director of the no-kill shelter, had previously shared dogs for another adoption event at a wedding and said she was more than happy to help Burky spotlight dogs seeking a forever home.

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Jensen, seven, was emotional meeting the puppy (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne) He made sure to thank his Nana (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne)In a video uploaded to Rebecca’s social media, Jensen can be seen coming home in his school uniform with his mum.

Having a dog helps you make friends, study finds

Having a dog helps you make friends, study finds

Almost half of dog owners have made friends while on their walks with their pups, suggests a new study. The average dog is considered to have three friends, with more than one quarter even having a ‘walking buddy’, often going out with the same canine and owner.

Pit bull rescue marks birthday with 500 tennis balls in touching tradition

Pit bull rescue marks birthday with 500 tennis balls in touching tradition

Ivy, an 8-year-old pit bull rescue, could not have been happier when owner Justin Hall gave her 500 tennis balls for her birthday this week. Ivy the pit bull rests next to owner Justin Hall.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

Fostering reduces stress levels in dogs: Study

Fostering reduces stress levels in dogs: Study

The findings, published in the journal PeerJ , indicate that short-term fostering temporarily reduces cortisol (stress hormone) levels and increases rest in shelter dogs. Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch). Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch).

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

View this post on Instagram Jay and Prince #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on. View this post on Instagram Jay and Marty #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on.

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

A pal checks in on the exhausted dog to see if she’s okay (Picture: KHAP.The Mega Agency)If you need some more pictures of dogs with their tongues hanging out to get you through the rest of the week, then take a look at Elmer the eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog.

Animal cruelty investigator's HORROR after rescue - 'Thinnest dog ever seen alive'

Animal cruelty investigator's HORROR after rescue - 'Thinnest dog ever seen alive'

Ribs of Eric "the thinnest dog" can clearly be seen poking through fur (Image: RSPCA)Eric 's nails looking overgrown and curled over (Image: RSPCA)Eric had to be wrapped in metallic thermal blankets to keep him warm when he collapsed moments after being rescued.

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Fatima Rodriguez, a member of a local animal protection organisation, said they are looking for a new owner for Toto and said ‘the person who adopts him should have a closed house’ as there is a risk the dog will escape to go back to the hospital to wait for his owner.

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