This dog’s indisputable fashion sense has made him an online star

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/22205534/a6ae1805-dffa-482a-b0ea-59fc42443d7c.jpgA game of dress up is any six-year-old’s idea of a good time, but when that six-year-old is a dog it means they’re destined for internet stardom. Chico is just such a pooch and he has gone viral after his owner Jonny Calderon shared pictures of him in sunglasses and a doggy carrier – because…

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Enjoy the brilliant pictures from Take Your Dog To Work Day

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/22163744/4041b66d-bf00-47ce-b53e-f0c5e0a37709.jpgDogs have been enjoying an extra special day with their owners thanks to the annual Take Your Dog To Work Day. And for anyone not getting to fuss about a four-legged addition to their workplace, social media is awash with pictures. Inca taking charge as usual for #TakeYourDogToWork pic.twitter.com/FB0e7pSPOf — Create a Cabin (@createacabin) June…

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Flag-carrying ants predict England World Cup win over Panama

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/a7febbc4ca8151468f49f59adcbf2df1Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTI5NzYzMTcx/2.37140923.jpgEngland have been backed to beat Panama on Sunday – by a colony of World Cup-predicting ants. Two of the insects raced along 36 metres of rope carrying Panama and England flags respectively, with the red and white of St George making it back to the queen fastest. Richard Nicholson, of Cannon Hall Farm, near…

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The #WhatTheFluffChallenge is baffling dogs in more ways than one

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/21225003/283af106-d6c3-497f-9583-168f5e79c51f.jpgThe #WhatTheFluffChallenge is basically a game of peek-a-boo with your dog, but some of these puppers are a little more switched on than they seem. Dog owners taking part in the challenge hold a sheet or something similar in between them and their dog, before dropping the sheet and moving away, making it seem as…

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Watch 1,500 pigeons with LED lights fly over London in a spectacular art display

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/7b5a19787de371273d9f91c17fe34f0fY29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTI5Njk4Nzcy/2.37114725.jpgMore than 1,500 pigeons wearing LED lights were released into the sky at a London arts festival as part of an outdoor performance. The event at Lift Festival – also known as the London International Festival of Theatre – was in homage to the birds who carried messages during the First World War. The performance…

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See the Yorkshire terriers rescued after house fire

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/21110918/3cdb4cb3-a346-4009-bbc6-ef760f72bf08.jpgTwo small dogs have been rescued by firefighters after a small blaze at a home. The Yorkshire terriers were given a check over and returned to their owners after being given a clean bill of health. Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department in California were called out at about 8.40pm on June 20 to…

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Kittens rescued from sewer pipe by off-duty volunteer firefighters

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/20211541/08a2810e-9aa7-499e-9d03-61fae57ff78e.jpgFour kittens trapped in a sewer pipe were rescued after a passer-by heard meows coming from a sewer grate. Volunteer firefighters in Balgonie, a town in Saskatchewan, western Canada, stepped in to help the troubled kittens after attempts were made to lure them out. The team ventured into the sewer infrastructure on Monday to retrieve…

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Check out these giraffes eating huge vegetable kebabs on skewers of willow

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/20163004/e4239608-2b98-47b8-8e16-c605d25f47ca.jpgGiant kebabs made with sweet potatoes, cabbage, carrots and parsnips have been served up to giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo ahead of World Giraffe Day on June 21. Served on skewers of willow the tasty treats were dished out to five giraffes – the world’s tallest vegetarians. (ZSL Whipsnade Zoo) Team leader Mark Holden explained how…

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Loyal dog stayed with missing girl overnight in cornfield until rescuers arrived

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/06/20133553/f3a28b76-992f-46c7-9e33-d1911467d8e8.jpgA loyal terrier stood watch over a missing child for more than 12 hours until rescuers heard its barking. The Yorkshire terrier stayed with three-year-old Remy Merritt overnight in a cornfield in Qulin, Missouri. The dense corn stands at nearly six feet high. This is what #Community looks like. Law enforcement, 1st Responders and community…

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McFly’s Dougie Poynter saves stranded fox cub by calling RSPCA

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/95de711de17fa78693652e83954c42b4Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTI5NTc5ODQx/2.36918015.jpgA fox cub was rescued from a well-known water fountain in west London by the RSPCA after being spotted by McFly’s bass player Dougie Poynter, the charity has revealed. Poynter, 30, was passing by the “Bulbous Betty” fountain in Richmond Terrace Gardens when he noticed the trapped animal. The young fox had become stranded at the feet of…

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