Todd, a pup from Arizona, was awarded 'Dog of the Year'

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 25, 2018

Todd, a pup from Arizona, was awarded 'Dog of the Year'

We all know that actors, musicians and sportspeople get all kinds of awards. However, we hardly ever hear that an animal has gotten an award. Today is an exception.   The latest edition of the Streamy Awards surprised us when they awarded a dog for the “Dog of the Year” category. But this is not like any other dog. His name is Todd and he helped his owner, Paula, by protecting her when a rattlesnake tried to attack her…

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A US tortoise has been given a second chance, thanks to LEGO®

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 2, 2018

A US tortoise has been given a second chance, thanks to LEGO®

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has given a rescued tortoise a second chance in life by using one of the most unusual medical equipment ever, LEGO®.   Everything started in July, when an employee of the Baltimore Zoo found the tortoise roaming around a park with a broken shell…

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Spain creates Mediterranean Sea reserve for whale migration

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 17, 2018

 Spain creates Mediterranean Sea reserve for whale migration

Spain is creating a marine wildlife reserve for the migrations of whales and dolphins in the Mediterranean Sea and will prohibit searching for fossil fuels in the area. The Spanish government announced that the protected reserve will cover 46,385 square kilometers (17,909 square miles) between the Balearic Islands and the mainland…

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Electric shock collars for pets to be banned in England

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 29, 2018

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned in England

The English government has just announced that they will be banning the use of electric shock collars on cats and dogs. Shock collars can deliver up to 6,000 volts of electricity, sometimes for as long as 11 seconds. Other collars can release noxious smelling chemicals as a means of dissuading pets from certain behaviors…

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At last! The dolphins of the Barcelona Zoo will be transferred to a sanctuary

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on August 3, 2018

At last! The dolphins of the Barcelona Zoo will be transferred to a sanctuary

This was ruled by the City Council of the Catalan city after a strong complaint from the Foundation for Advice and Action in Defense of Animals, with great support in social networks. #AdeuDelfinari - goodbye dolphinarium, in Catalan - was the campaign slogan used by the Foundation for Advice and Action in Defense of Animals (FAADA) to ensure that the 6 dolphins that were in the Barcelona Zoo were finally transferred to a sanctuary, where they will spend the rest of their lives…

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Increases the population of mountain gorillas to more than 1000 specimens

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 19, 2018

Increases the population of mountain gorillas to more than 1000 specimens

This summer there has been good news about the increase in the population of mountain gorillas worldwide. The conservation efforts that are being made in Virunga, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are giving results, getting its population has increased to exceed a thousand copies. The wild population of mountain gorillas is currently estimated at 1,004 individuals, adding that population of Virunga to that of the Bwindi National Park in Uganda…

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Puppy love eases Florida students' pain

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by Judith Van Duinen

Posted on March 2, 2018

Puppy love eases Florida students' pain

  Therapy dogs were on hand when the AS classes resumed at the Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people. The therapy dogs greeted the survivors of the Florida school shooting after they returned to class for the first time since the shooting. The Humane Society of Broward County tweeted “Today our therapy dogs welcomed the students back to school,”…

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Soldier With PTSD Got His Life Back by Rescue Dog

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by Judith Van Duinen

Posted on February 19, 2018

Soldier With PTSD Got His Life Back by Rescue Dog

Dogs Trust Manchesters homeless hound is changing the life of a soldier with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Early last year Spaniel Cross Cassie arrived at the Denton-based rehoming centre…

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Kitten Cries All Night For His Sister, The Same Family Adopted Her

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by Judith Van Duinen

Posted on February 6, 2018

Kitten Cries All Night For His Sister, The Same Family Adopted Her

Alana adopted the cute kitten at Wisconsin Humane Society, because it looked just like her cat who had just passed away. It was love at first sight. Her lovely new kitten didn't settle in as the way as she'd hoped. Ares kept meowing until he fell asleep in Alana's arms the first night and he was very needy. Alana thought that the problem could be that he was missing his sister Aphrodite. She wanted to adopt her too, but she was in the process of being adopted by another family…

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100 Dogs Find Forever Homes in one month

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by Judith Van Duinen

Posted on February 2, 2018

100 Dogs Find Forever Homes in one month

2018 starts very busy for Dogs Trust Manchester. They are celebrating that 100 dogs find forever homes in the first month of the new year. The 100th homeless hound is a two months old English Springer Spaniel Cross. Oscar is happily settling into his new home with his owner Robin Stroud. Mr…

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