Animal Rescue

These Passport Photos Of Rescue Dogs Are Just Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The Humane Society Of Utah comes up with some ingenious ways to shine a spotlight on rescue animals that need a home. They've made this glorious Ch...

Dogs Pictured Before & After Adoption Will Melt Your Heart

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK

They say dogs are a man’s best friend – and these pictures prove the adage perfectly. Featuring striking images of hounds before and after adop...

After Ivory Poachers Tore Apart Her Family, We Are Helping Her Build a New One

Rob Brandford | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK
Rob Brandford

Every day, ivory poachers tear apart elephant families for their tusks. But for young elephants who are still reliant on their mothers for milk, a mother lost to poaching can mean a death sentence too...

Animal Rescues - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Clare Williams | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

In case you think this is Health and Safety gone mad, we cannot be too careful, because if anything goes wrong with the homing, it falls straight back on the charity to prove they took all reasonable steps with the assessments and homing procedures.

Donkey Rescued From Manhole

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK

A donkey has been rescued by firefighters in Switzerland after it became lodged in a manhole. The creature struggled for more than an hour before emer...

The Secrets Behind Running an Animal Rescue and Rehoming Charity

Clare Williams | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

I've worked in animal rescue for seven years, after my previous life in the commercial world, and I often say 'I should write a book about this'. Because you look back on some days and say 'Did that really happen?'

Two Day Rescue To Save Puppy Who Fell Into Hot Tar - And Just Look At Him Now!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

A puppy that fell into a pool of hot tar would certainly have died had it not been for the efforts of these animal rescue volunteers. The dog’s ...

The Fire at Manchester's Dogs' Home

Karin Sieger | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

I heard the news about the fire at Manchester's Dogs' Home on the radio this morning - and I felt transformed. A mix between disbelief, deep upset and sorrow felt like a heavy load in my stomach and lump in my throat. I wanted to know more, yet I didn't.

What This Dog Did After His Owner Died Is Utterly Heartbreaking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

Prepare to take a trip on the feels train, this story is probably going to make you cry. The emotional rescue of Woody the poodle who was abandone...

He Must Be Quackers: Swedish Man Strips Off & Dives Into Chilly Waters To Save A Duck (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Footage of a Swedish man stripping off and diving into a chilly lake to rescue an injured duck has gone viral. Kenth “Kenta” Rehn is filmed sw...

Wednesday's Story: Why Pets Should Not Be Christmas Gifts

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gabrielle Leimon

Across the world thousands of animals may be given as Christmas gifts. Many of them are later dumped when the responsibilities of pet ownership become too much or when they stop being cute.

Protecting Your Pets From Christmas Dangers

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

This time next week the festive season will be in full swing but please remember to consider the health and happiness of your four-legged family members and avoid potential hazards.

Will Your Pet Get a Christmas Stocking?

Karin Sieger | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

A recent survey by the RSPCA (1) has revealed that 55% of pets will get one. According to the figures we spend £300m on our pets at Christmas. Almost all pet owners surveyed will buy a present for their animal chum, with just over half saying they will spend up to £10.

LOOK: Little Boy Rescues His Injured Puppy From A Busy Road - While Everyone Else Drives On By

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK

These touching snaps of a little boy rescuing his injured puppy from a busy road in Brazil will help restore your faith in humanity. The pictures ...

Not All Black Cats Are Lucky

Clare Williams | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

Halloween traditionally presents rescue centres with an opportunity to feature black cats looking for homes, as it is a curious fact that black-coated animals generally take longer to find homes. Perhaps it is because of our deep-rooted folklore beliefs such as black cats being witches' familiars or black dogs guarding the borders between this world and the next.

Romanian Stray Dogs: It Ain't Over 'Till It's Over

Rita Pal | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rita Pal

The President of Romania is under fire after enacting a law to cull all stray dogs that remain unadopted after 14 days.

Why Don't People Look at the Other End of the Dog Lead?

Clare Williams | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

I do accept that there are some badly behaved GSDs and Staffies out there and some have been responsible for some serious injuries. But it doesn't mean other breeds are necessarily "safer". It's just that the dog attacks involving Golden Retrievers or Cocker Spaniels don't make the headlines in the same way.

A Guide to Celebrating the Royal Birth

Ben Dalton | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Dalton

Fellow country(wo)men, rejoice in the ceasing of all our woes! The blessed babe this day is born, joy to the world, etc. Here's the Tab guide to getting on a jolly that will rival that time there was a daddy longlegs in your McDonald's and you got a free six-pack of nuggets.

LOOK: Kitten Found On London Underground Train

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

A kitten has been found on a London Underground train. The tiny ball of dark fur - thought to be just four weeks old - was handed in to staff who pass...

More UK Pet Owners Should Plan for Emergencies

Clare Williams | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

Have you ever thought what you might do with your animals if your home was flooded and your emergency accommodation didn't allow pets? Or if you were stuck without someone to care for your pet if you were suddenly rushed into hospital? No? Me neither until a few months ago - and I work for an animal rescue charity.

Why Is Smartie The Seal Pup On This Car Dashboard?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

A seal pup named Smartie lived up to his name after breaking out of a car boot and wriggling his way up to the dashboard of the vehicle. The adven...

Dear Oh Deer... Stag Does His Best Bambi On Ice Impression (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

A stag has made a spectacle of himself after becoming stranded on an icy Colorado lake. The large mule deer spent some time a skidding and a slidi...

Everybody Say Awww! Stranded Squirrel Rescued By Fire Crew

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

A squirrel has been dramatically rescued by fire crews after becoming stranded in a pond. Three fire engines attended and seven firefighters with ...

WATCH: Dog Heads Back To Owners Seven Years After Hurricane Katrina

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, here's a story to warm the cockles of your heart. (Yes, hearts have cockles. Surely you knew that.) Shorty, a 15-year-old pooch, is to be reunite...

What's In That Box? RSPCA Get Fright After Discovering 6ft Snake

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

Animal rescue staff got a shock when a 6ft snake was abandoned outside an RSPCA centre. The boa constrictor was in a polystyrene box outside the fr...