Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Linda Torelli, director of marketing for the Brandywine Valley SPCA, which has three locations in Delaware and cares for more than 14,000 animals each year, credited a multipronged approach with helping the First State achieve no-kill status — and its citizens.“The community in Delaware is very oriented to pet advocacy, so we had their support,” she told TODAY.

Why would a woman marry her dog?

Why would a woman marry her dog?

Elizabeth Hoad and her dog, Logan, tied the knot live on This Morning earlier this week – and they’re not the first to do so. This Morning (@thismorning) The moment we officially pronounced Elizabeth and Logan as Dog and Wife!

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

While some of the most egregious crimes against wildlife are committed abroad against elephants, rhinos, and tigers, the fact that animal products can fetch lucrative prices, often right here in the United States, contributes to the problem.

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Man going by the name of Chris says he wrote condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford. Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand. Chris said he wrote a condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.

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.

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

Winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Each year the Kennel Club receives thousands of entries from all around the world, carefully selecting he best dog photographs in ten categories: portrait, man’s best friend, dogs at play, dogs at work, puppy, oldies, young pup photographer (for entrants under 11), I love dogs because (for entrants between the ages of 12 and 17), assistance dogs, and rescue dogs.

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.

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.

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.

Pets snatched and sold as dog meat at ‘unspeakably cruel’ Yulin Festival

Pets snatched and sold as dog meat at ‘unspeakably cruel’ Yulin Festival

Hundreds of dogs will be beaten to death each day throughout the ‘brutal event’ (Picture: Chinatopix)As China’s notorious Yulin annual dog meat festival gets underway an animal charity has demanded the ‘unspeakably cruel trade’ be outlawed.

Dog meat horror: Yulin festival ‘abhorrent’ and ‘appalling’ - actor condemns sick event

Dog meat horror: Yulin festival ‘abhorrent’ and ‘appalling’ - actor condemns sick event

Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan condemned the sick festival, which sees thousands of dogs cruelly killed and eaten every year.

Dogs are eating 54,000 extra calories a year thanks to dinner table titbits

Dogs are eating 54,000 extra calories a year thanks to dinner table titbits

Try to ignore the gentle prod with a nose under the table (Picture: Getty)One in five dog owners admitted that they believe giving their dog extra treats from their own plate shows them that they love them and that they are one of the family, with chicken (77%), beef (68%), sausages (67%), ham (63%) and vegetables (57%) listed as the most commonly fed foods.

Dog meat horror: Dozens of pets SAVED from slaughterhouse before sick Yulin festival

Dog meat horror: Dozens of pets SAVED from slaughterhouse before sick Yulin festival

Chinese animal activists found 62 dogs in a backstreet slaughterhouse in Yulin (Image: HSI) The terrified pooches were dehydrated, malnourished and some showed signs of sickness (Image: HSI) It comes in the run-up to the annual dog meat festival, which kicks off on Friday (Image: HSI)Many are strays picked up from the streets but others are stolen pets.

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Old English Sheepdogs are facing a brush with extinction (Image: GETTY)Old English sheepdog puppy registrations have hit historic lows, with just 98 recorded in the first three months of this year - a 16 percent drop over the same time in 2018.

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

These therapy dogs are specially trained to heal, connect and play with youngsters, and to make them feel happy and comfortable. Pune-based therapy dog owner Garvita Shah says, “It is a misconception that youngsters suffering from depression, anxiety and sadness only seek pet ‘therapy’.

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Incorrect usage of leads and collars is contributing to “many serious injuries” amongst pet owners, according to the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

Podgy pug who loves leftovers will compete to lose weight

Podgy pug who loves leftovers will compete to lose weight

Percy gained weight thanks to a passion for chicken and leftover dinners (Picture: PDSA/PA)The three-year-old dog needs to lose eight pounds to reach his ideal weight, and will do so with the help of his owner Chloe Morrison and guidance on a diet and exercise plan from the Pet Fit Club.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

There are 14 friendly new faces in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 's yearbook: the beloved therapy dogs who have helped students cope following last year's tragic shooting.

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

The seven-year-old cat, real name Tardar Sauce or Tard, became one of the internet’s first “petfluencers” after gaining fame online for her perpetually gloomy gaze, launching an empire worth millions.

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