When Jasper the dog was brought to the Heath Veterinary Clinic in West Sussex, England, he had a story to tell.
He couldn't vocalize it himself, so a microchip did it for him. He was registered to an address in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, where he had been reported missing/stolen last September.
Turns out someone sold him to a woman who had been caring for the pooch for three months. On March 12, he was found wandering around town and a Good Samaritan brought him to the clinic.
Nobody is more excited for spring than Brutus – a spring in his step, that is.
The 2-year-old Rottweiler, who lost all four paws due to extreme damage from frostbite, has been fitted with four prosthetic limbs and is stepping out in a whole new way.
According to CNN, the Loveland, Colorado, dog is believed to be only the second canine ever to have four prosthetic legs.
"He just has these little peg legs to get around on, and he does a pretty good job inside the home," his owner, Laura Aquilina, told CNN affiliate KDVR.
For years, animal activists have attacked SeaWorld for keeping orca whales in captivity, and now one of the park's most talented trainers is joining the fight.
John Hargrove performed with and trained killer whales for 14 years, mostly at SeaWorld, until he could no longer handle the conditions of the job. In a radio interview with NPR's Fresh Air, Hargrove explains how he grew to love all the animals he worked with and couldn't stand seeing the irreversible harm captivity caused them.
It's a heartbreaking image at one California rehab center: Some of the sea lions taken in are starving to the point they weigh less than their birth weights.
Instead of being forced to relinquish their pets, active members of the military now have a place to house their pets during deployment: Dogs on Deployment.
You'd be hard-pressed to find something cuter.
In an amazing story sweetly reminiscent of Homeward Bound, a missing pup found nearly 2,400 miles from home has been reunited with her family.