Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Travel website is searching for dog critic to rate the best pet-friendly hotels

Travel website is searching for dog critic to rate the best pet-friendly hotels

The winner will get to review 10 hotels across the world (Picture: )The site now has a new category in its annual Loved by Guests awards: Best for Pets to help pet-owners find the best place to stay for them and their furry friend.

Oldest Cat in the World Enjoys 24th Birthday!

Oldest Cat in the World Enjoys 24th Birthday!

On May 21st, “Poppy, hailing from Bournemouth, England, was crowned the world’s oldest living cat, taking the Guinness World Record.” Until last year, the title of “oldest living cat,” was contested by a 23 year old feline from Kansas, named Pinky.

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

So, what exactly made Scamp championship caliber after failing to win the crown in his previous attempts?“Well, I think the audience got to know him beforehand and they saw all his community volunteer work,” Morones said.

It's proved! Dogs use ‘puppy eyes’ to manipulate us

It's proved! Dogs use ‘puppy eyes’ to manipulate us

Well, a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that a canine's eyes have evolved over the years to manipulate humans. The researchers also suggest this movement by dogs increases the human desire to look after them.

Bali hotel offers puppy therapy to its guests for free

Bali hotel offers puppy therapy to its guests for free

The best kind of therapy (Picture: @purigardenhotel)Some hotels in Bali are so luxurious you probably won’t even want to leave the place to go sightseeing.

Home to roost: my life as a pigeon fancier

Home to roost: my life as a pigeon fancier

A few months before I joined the club, Natalya and I found out we were going to have another baby, and our son was born, at home, the night before my first pigeon race. We’d watch them fly around the house each morning, and wait in the garden for them to come home from races.

George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, shares sweet tribute on Memorial Day

George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, shares sweet tribute on Memorial Day

Sully, the gentle Labrador retriever who comforted former President George H.W. Bush and stayed by his side until he died last year, posed for a touching photo honoring his best late friend on Memorial Day. The canine stood next to a stone at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C., honoring the former president, who was a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II.

US cinema allows dogs and has bottomless wine and whiskey

US cinema allows dogs and has bottomless wine and whiskey

It’s a great way for the dogs to get out of the heat (Picture: @K9Cinemas / Instagram) K9 owner Eric says its the first of its kind in the world (Picture: @K9Cinemas / Instagram)There aren’t plenty of rules, but you do need to make sure you clean up after your dog (you should really be doing this anyway), and bring in their papers so you can confirm they’re up-to-date with vaccinations.

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

According to the New York Times, “residents of Sochi have reported seeing dogs shot with poison darts, then tossed into waiting trucks.” Although virtually every country has to deal with pet overpopulation, including our own, Russia is being criticized for entirely focusing their efforts on killing otherwise healthy animals instead of building animal shelters or supporting spay and neuter programs.

If you can respect my dog’s pronouns, you should be able to respect mine

If you can respect my dog’s pronouns, you should be able to respect mine

The fact I never get misgendered by people now (unless they make an actual effort to do so) shows me quite clearly that the pronouns people use has little to do with any ‘biological reality’, and more to do with people’s perception and preconceived ideas.

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Chase – Britain’s ugliest dog – has died at the grand old age of 16 (Picture: WNS) Chase won prizes for having no hair, no teeth, a cataract and a crab like-walk (Picture: WNS)‘He had so much personality and I took him everywhere with me,’ Storm said.

10 best cat carriers to easily transport your pet

10 best cat carriers to easily transport your pet

Buy now Lazy Bones skudo airline approved carrier: £54.99, The Range Dimensions : 68 x 48cm When it comes to cats and air travel, if we’re honest, it’s not a great combination.

Two-legged dog 'Roo' given new lease on life with 'fast' set of wheels – 'Little fighter'

Two-legged dog 'Roo' given new lease on life with 'fast' set of wheels – 'Little fighter'

“We adopted her because she is a little fighter, she is very strong and we love her.” Roo was born in Romania with three legs and then lost her other front one during a vicious attack by another dog.

The baby is here! April the Giraffe just gave birth for the 5th time

The baby is here! April the Giraffe just gave birth for the 5th time

The 17-year-old mom delivered a healthy calf right around noon on Saturday at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. Viewers tuned in to see the fifth-time mom give birth and bond with her new baby.

Little Lost Pup by Arthur Guiterman

Little Lost Pup by Arthur Guiterman

Oh, the saddest of sights in a world of sin is a little lost pup with his tail tucked in! Oh, the blithest of sights in the world so fair Is a gay little pup with his tail in the air!

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED CRUFTS 2019 has seen dogs and their owners descend on Birmingham for one of the world’s largest dog shows.

Crufts 2019: Will hounds with supersize lugs cause a flap at top dog show?

Crufts 2019: Will hounds with supersize lugs cause a flap at top dog show?

Harbor the black and tan coonhound has the biggest ears of any dog (Image: Guinness World Records) Pets with the biggest lugs in the business are destined to delight animal lovers at the world’s most famous dog show.

UK ‘must ban unspeakably cruel’ dog meat trade

UK ‘must ban unspeakably cruel’ dog meat trade

The bill intends to ‘ban the consumption of dog meat’ (Picture: Getty images) Conservative MP Bill Wiggin says the UK should set an example to the rest of the world (Picture: House of Commons) The MP wanted the UK to act as an example to rest of the world, ‘because China argue that until we make it illegal, why should they?’ 450 tonnes of dog meat were imported to Japan between 1997-2017, he added.

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