Remembering Bailey, the ‘I have no idea what I’m doing’ dog

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/09202715/d2116ac1-6757-47fd-a344-0b0dd45bd237.jpgThe internet would undoubtedly be a far worse place without the important work of dogs, and one pupper in particular had a body of work that transcended her species. Bailey, the ‘I have no idea what I’m doing’ dog, became famous in late 2011 according to her owner John Nebbia, thanks to photos like this…

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People are going mad for this incredibly regal portrait of a cat

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/09124358/e05c06af-66e6-4cb7-a1d2-e6b4f64bc954.jpgEvery self-respecting monarch has a royal portrait. And that’s no different for Luna, an incredibly regal cat from Canada. Her owner, Kimberly Summerscales, painted the Himalayan half-Siamese moggie, nicknamed Lady Luna, holding a bright pink dollar-store cat toy like a sceptre. “Luna has always been a bit… well, cheeky towards most,” says Kimberley. Kimberley’s portrait of…

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A resourceful dog owner used snow to make a Formula One track for his greyhounds

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/08111837/21d2f6e4-c275-44dc-b00c-d6c586284645.jpgWhat do you do when there’s snow in the garden and restless greyhounds to entertain? That might not sound like a situation most would find themselves in, but for Jay Moschella of Boston in the United States it was a problem which he solved quite brilliantly. Desperate times. Had to shovel a formula 1 track…

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Extremely rare bird with a genetic condition wants your help in getting a new name

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/05213922/86e4bb19-51af-4126-a606-a48a5e61d2c7.jpgA bird with a rare genetic condition has been spotted at a botanical garden in Australia and she needs your help in finding a new name. The pied currawong, which is a passerine bird native to eastern Australia, is a regular sight at The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. Pied currawongs, named for the often-heard…

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This moose was saved from deep snow by passing snowmobilers

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/05073437/ca78d082-d75c-4a83-8fc2-fafedb8e4a48.jpgSnowmobilers have saved a huge moose from six-foot-deep snow in Newfoundland, Canada. Jonathan Anstey told the Press Association how he and Tyrone Owens were snowmobiling near Gros Morne National Park on New Year’s Eve when they saw a head sticking up from the snow. “The moose was frantically trying to get a footing to get…

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This cop got jumped by a rather unusual suspect

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/03221739/4f12e846-df3c-4702-81b6-03a833f0b1c4.jpgOfficers in the US apprehended an unexpected thief over the Christmas period – a squirrel suspected of breaking into a home and eating biscuits. In spectacular bodycam footage posted to Facebook by the Brockport Police Department in New York, Officer Sime can be seen entering a family’s kitchen. The family had called police to help them…

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The Russian defence ministry celebrated new year by showcasing its cute puppies

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/01/02192732/2464d590-c04e-4f27-8cac-b3d6133b0560.jpgRussia’s armed forces have celebrated the new year in a way you might not have expected – showcasing cuddly puppies. After a year of showing off its military might in Syria, the defence ministry released the one-minute video showing dozens of puppies sharing food and cuddling each other – while older dogs are shown playing…

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8 pictures of animals which don’t seem all that happy to be in the snow

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/98f45fe81af4e83b30494d50f12cc242Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTE0NjMzMTc0/2.34275088.jpgParts of northern England and Scotland woke up to thick blankets of snow on Friday morning after Britain saw one of the coldest nights of the year. And while off-work adults and children got to play in the snow and create an army of snowmen, some animals weren’t all that impressed with the drop in…

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It’s so cold in the US a dog was found frozen solid on an Ohio porch

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2017/12/29110445/e1a8da3b-1c07-47f0-b2b5-16b67eb88686.jpgA dog was found frozen solid outside a home in the US as a bitter cold spell continues to grip most of the country. The animal was found on the porch of a property in Ohio on Thursday by an investigator for Toldeo Area Humane Society. “I don’t know how long she was out there,”…

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Vets have performed the first-known brain surgery on a fur seal to ease her hydrocephalus

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2017/12/28210514/4532d8bf-c3a4-4c37-9329-85ddf30abb63.jpgA fur seal named Ziggy Star is thought to be the first of her species to undergo brain surgery at a university in Connecticut. Ziggy lives at the Mystic Aquarium there but was transferred to the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in November for treatment for her long-term neurological condition. When Ziggy…

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