A puppy that was discovered abandoned at Bryant Park in Riverside last Tuesday in Southern California. It was brought to an animal shelter in a cereal box. After posting a photo of the barker in the box to Twitter, the shelter said demand for the puppy skyrocketed. It ended up picking the winning number in the lottery to take the pup home.
We have a real hero in town! 27-year-old Chris Van Dorn has always been a fan of Batman and he established the animal rescue non-profit Batman4Paws. Van Dorn travels the country rescuing shelter animals and delivering them to new homes with loving families who will care for them, and he does it all in costume.
The Humane Society of the United States flew more than 120 dogs and cats to safety before Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday. The nonprofit said all of the animals are up for adoption. The animals transported to Virginia and will be distributed among various shelter and rescue organizations.
Religious edict in haredi town of Elad says canines are forbidden because they bark at people and may scare them: ‘And because of its bark it is a bad dog even if does not bite’. People who keep dogs for medical needs should appear before the local rabbinical court so it may rule on their matter.
A Michigan dock diving dog broke a Guinness World Record by leaping 35 feet and 3 inches from a dock into the water. Rachael Brinkman, who owns Einstein Dog Training with her husband, said their dog, Slingshot, set 12 world records in the sport of dock diving in the 2018 season, and one of his jumps is now a Guinness World Record.
A New Jersey man is offering his neighbor’s dog a steak dinner after the pup scared off a bear in his backyard. He shared security camera footage capturing the encounter between a black bear and Riley, the dog on social media. He ended the post by keeping score: “Riley-1 Bear-0.”
A missing person investigation in Johnson County has ended with the revelation that a 57-year-old man was completely eaten by his dogs.
Sheriff’s deputies were called to a trailer-home near Venus, Texas on May 6 to perform a welfare check. Once there relatives told officials a reclusive family member, Freddie Mack, hadn’t been seen or heard from since April 19. When the family went to check on the man they couldn’t get close because of 18 aggressive dogs on the property.
Calling All Wiener Dog Fans: The Dackelmuseum in the German city of Passau in Bavaria. The museum’s co-founders, Josef Küblbeck and Oliver Storz, are two former German florists who reportedly amassed their collection over a span of 25 years. It features more than 4,500 toys and other items showcasing the popular “sausage dog”.
This 4th of July a California woman posted on Facebook that her boyfriend’s dog had gone missing – in the hopes, someone had seen her. And as it turns out, someone had found the Husky – but instead of looking for the owner had put it up for sale. Fortunately, the dog was eventually reunited with her rightful owners.
A man claims that he almost wasn’t allowed to bring his dog on an American Airlines flight from Reagan National Airport in Washington DC to Miami. American Airline states that dog’s weight was never the concern, but it was the size of the kennel. The dog was allowed to fly a “one time exception”.