A pair of seasoned performers have received a warm welcome in Iceland. Beluga whales Little Grey and Little White previously lived at an aquarium in Shanghai, China. They will be the first to inhabit a sanctuary for formerly captive marine mammals, off Iceland’s southern coast.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency crew spotted a stranded dog on the snowy Cairngorms mountains on 13 March 2019. Winchman Mark Stevens was lowered to the ground to scoop up the cold and frightened animal.
An animal rescue group says the plus-size German rodent simply had too much 'good food'.
Zookeepers in Valencia, Spain rescued a female zebra foal from drowning, after she fell into the water just a few minutes after she was born.
“When I first saw his little face a year ago, I knew he was the one for me, and it was the best decision I ever made.”
Dogs and cats are lifetime companions, not fashion accessories, and surely not status symbols. They should be chosen with great care and love, and by people who have taken the time to plan their arrival and ensure that they are truly offering the very best home possible to a much deserving and wonderful new family member.
It’s the first U.S. state to do so.
Of the two kittens that we adopted from a national cat rescue charity, it wasn't Fruitbat that I worried about. Despite her frail appearance - she was the runt of the litter - she strutted around our home like she owned it, and she did, immediately. Fruitbat was tiny, chocolate brown and had massive ears; ears that I joked she would never quite grow into.
By celebrating dogs like these, this art project might just show people how normal dogs in rescue are. That they're homeless, often nothing more complicated than this. Too often people dismiss adopting animals, fearing they'll come with all kinds of problems. This misperception must change and this original project might just help some dogs be adopted and counter the dismal swell of those being given up.
Heroic firefighters saved the life of an exhausted horse that had stumbled into a muddy, freezing ditch in Scotland this