Some of the animal friendship stories posted are unlikely as they come. Others, however, are a match made in animal-rescue heaven. They might be different species, but Nullah and Rhetta have a bond that goes beyond DNA.
World, meet Beaux Tox: the yellow lab with a heart of gold and some pretty unconventional good looks. Beaux Tox has a facial ‘deformity’ which only makes him cuter. He has six brothers and sisters; during their shared time in the womb, things got a little crowded.
Blue Dozer and OJ might be an unlikely pair, but two bestfriends have never been closer. Blue Dozer is a 6-year-old Staffordshire Terrier who acts as a guide-dog for his blind best-friend, 12-year-old OJ the Dachshund. They were surrendered to Richmond Animal Care and Control in Virginia when their owner became homeless and could no longer provide the care they needed.
Meghan Markle’s beagle, Guy, hit the fur-ever fam jackpot. At one point in his life, Guy was waiting patiently to be adopted at a shelter. He came to A Dog’s Dream Rescue in Oakville, Ontario from Kentucky.
Four very good dogs recently went on a field trip to Disneyland. Thankfully, the adorable field trip was documented and shared on the internet. The pups all wore incredibly adorable hats, met their hero’s (what’s up, Pluto!), and rode a few rides.
Chris Evans makes no secret about loving his pup, Dodger. The Avengers star posts about his rescue dog every chance he gets and this #InternationalPetDay is no exception. Evans tweeted a video showing the first time he met his good boy.
A heartbreaking tale of bullying has a happy ending for one Oklahoma boy and a stray cat. Madden Humphreys is 7-years-old and was born with a cleft lip and two different coloured eyes. Madden used to come home from school crying because of bullies making fun of his appearance. “It broke my heart,” Madden’s mother, Christina Humphreys stated. “At the end of last year, he made a book about how he had no friends and had to play by himself.
Isle of Dogs, Wes Anderson’s newest film, is a stop-motion animation about, you guessed it, an isle of dogs. Ireland had it’s first dog-friendly screening at a cinema in Dublin. The cinema sold pup-friendly seats equipped with water and a blanket for our furry friends and screened Isle of Dogs.
Sometimes shelter pups are up against insurmountable odds. One Australian photographer is doing her part to help out the underdog. Alex Cearns was a cop for almost 14 years before she decided to quit and pursue her dream of being a photographer.
Happy Panda Day! These tubby little creatures will warm your cold, cold hearts. They’re the clumsiest bears on the planet and, for obvious reasons, a group of pandas is actually called an embarrassment.