A small town in Spain, Trigueros del Valle, has intorduced a bill to recognize animals as “non-human residents”, thus granting the four-legged companions equal rights as citizens.
In Yorkshire, England, Secretary for Government & Communities Greg Clark has shocked and outraged many, by approving a plan to open a breeding facility for beagles in England, for purposes of vivisection (live surgery), and drug testing.
When it comes to travelling with your pets, the process can be complicated for both human and owner -- as well as place pets under a considerable amount of stress. In John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, they are set to change the standards of transporting animals by air, with their new terminal solely for four-legged passengers.
When the sled dogs of Talkeetna, Alaska, retire, or find themselves without a home, they can turn to a very special duo running a shelter for these hard working pooches. Named the Sled Dog Santuary, this husband-and-wife partnership is changing and saving the lives of many a Husky.
When Adam the black Labrador Retriever was rescued, he was believed to be suffering from a severe case of flea dermatitis. However, the sweet pooch was actually allergic to something - or someone else altogether, to the surprise of his rescuers.
English Bulldog puppy Bonsai is just as cute as any other puppy you would ever see – except he was born with half a spine, a pelvis that did not function and hind legs that were too small to use for walking. See more of his unyielding spirit and how you can help this rambunctious pup.
In Thailand, a recent legislation was passed to ban animal cruelty nationwide. While the language of this new law is being criticised by both supporters and opposers for not being clear as to what constitutes as cruelty, it still seems to be making a positive change in the Land of Smiles.
Golden Retrievers are well-known as one of the gentle giants of the canine world - good with other pets, and even children. However, Bob the Goldie has taken this gentle demeanour to a while new level, with his eccentric family.
When guide dog Panda left her trainer Claire Donovan at two-years old, the trainer requested that she be kept in the loop should the black Labrador be retiring or ready for adoption. She never expected to hear back from the organisation, but 11 years later, the two would be reunited.
Over the past weekend, Northern California’s Ocean Beach hosted the summer edition of CorgiCon, where almost 500 of the stubbiest and most adorable Corgis and 1000 people from all over America turned up for the event. Read more here.