Pets have been working alongside their humans for centuries, but recently have they begun to make a name for themselves. From movies and guest appearances to full-fledged jobs, pets are becoming more and more successful every day. The days of leaving our pets at home are over.
If you missed the news in 2020, the tiny town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, decided they had enough of human’s leading the pack. In a close race with Pitbull incumbent Brynneth Pawltro, French Bulldog Wilbur became the town’s new mayor on November 3, 2020. Wilbur’s won by a narrow margin but his campaign slogan gave him the advantage, “Give me liberty or give me… Milk-Bones”.
For the past year and more we have been in a combination of mandatory stay-at-home orders, shutdowns, and re-openings. Times have been challenging without the concept of normal and fears of a “new normal” coming. However, some positive news has come out of all this – One Long Island brewery turned to its fuzzy friends to help provide some happy news.
In Brazil, a stray dog has become a regular visitor at this car dealership and it didn’t take long for the staff to fall in love. A Prime Hyundai manager, Emerson Mariano, decided to leave food out for a stray that and decided to adopt the pooch. Mariano named the dog Tucson, after Hyundai’s popular SUV model, and even hired him as a “Pawfessional” Consultant.
A shelters biggest challenge is getting the news out about their adorable pets. With a little help from the community, shelters manage to connect new parents with new furry friends. It can be a slow process getting the word out.
“America’s Got Talent” introduced a cuddly new addition to its alumni recently – Casper the Chihuahua, and his owner Pam. This isn’t any ordinary singing act! From work office talent shows, to the center stage, Casper wow’d the judges of the popular show.
The Vancouver Police Department has released their annual calendar, which features only the furry heroes on their force. This tradition was started in 2004 by a Vancouver police sergeant who lost his wife to breast cancer. The #VPDK9 2019 Calendar is also available at:Tisol – Main St, Arbutus, & Grandview HwyVancouver Police Museum2120 Cambie & 3585 Graveley StWest Coast Veterinary DentalChildren’s Hospital Fdn OfficeBC Cancer Fdn @ W.8th/Heather StAll VPD Community Police Stns#thankyou pic.twitter.com/CYT6EPTzo0— VPD Canine Unit (@VPDCanine) October 23, 2018 With proceeds of sales going to support the BC Cancer Foundation and the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, they have raised over $200,000 since.
Your daily dose of cute is comin’ in hot on the Blue Heron Farm’s Twitter account. The Texas-based farm has been posting 31-days of puppies in costumes from a stray litter. The farm is currently fostering a stray pooch and her litter until they’re all ready for their fur-ever home.
Molly is the mother Theresa of the animal kingdom. The 3-year-old golden retriever works at the Carolina Equine Rescue and Assistance (CERA), a nonprofit dedicated to healing abused horses. One particular horse needed Molly more than most.
Chicken diapers are a thing. And, chicken enthusiasts love them. Julie Baker, the owner of Pampered Poultry @pamperedpoultry, was just as surprised as you when she discovered the high demand for her custom-made chicken diapers.
Bertram the Pomeranian is trendy AF, just ask any of his 117k+ followers. The little Pom works at an art gallery in NY called The Hole owned by his mom, Kathy Grayson. Grayson found Bertram aka Bertie Bert on Petfinder.