A middle-aged dog named Curtis has spent the majority of his life without a home. The dog, estimated to be six years of age, was brought to the Town of Brookhaven animal shelter as a stray years ago and after a few months, he was adopted. Tragically, he was found months later abandoned in a crate which was left out in the snow.
During these times, we need as much support and positivity as we can get, so communities all over the world are trying to lift each other’s spirits with small good deeds. You have probably seen little outdoor libraries for sharing and exchanging books with your neighbors. One Canadian family took this idea to another level, not forgetting about an important member of the community—a dog.
Bontenmaru, is a Shih Tzu dog, who currently lives in Tokyo, Japan with his owners. Surprisingly enough, the dog’s Instagram account became very successful recently. The 6-year old pet is considered sort of a model and digital influencer, with almost 24 thousand followers, and as of today, Bontenmaru’s pictures gain thousands of likes.
As much as it’s hard to believe, these incredibly detailed realistic pet portraits are not photographs but in fact hand-drawn pencil drawings. This art style is called hyperrealism and as you’ve probably seen it at first glance, it resembles a cute photograph of a pet but after you take a closer look and focus on details, you realize that it’s actually a very realistic drawing in black and white.
No one will ever feel your pain of being an older brother or sister unless they are one. And contrary to what they say, it’s not always that fun. The truth is, younger siblings are annoying little creatures who seem to get away with anything at all times, and older siblings, unfortunately, most of the time have to take responsibility for their younger siblings’ pranks.
Moscow-based photographer Anastasiya Dobrovolskaya is not your typical “pet photographer.” Her trademark photos look like something out of a fairytale, but everything is real—from beautiful and unique people to breathtaking landscapes, and a variety of animals you wouldn’t expect to pose alongside people.
There is a theory that dogs and their owners tend to start to look alike over time and pet photographer Gerrard Gethings has put this to the test by putting dogs and their owners side by side just to see that the resemblance is uncanny. If you look past dogs being just dogs, you will also notice that they might look like anything: famous characters, celebrities, other animals, and even everyday objects.
An emaciated and sick stray pup found on Monday hiding under a home in rural South Texas somehow managed to survive the deep freeze just a few weeks ago. His rescuers from Dallas Dog Rescue -Rescue.Rehab.Reform were touched by the dog’s spirit, but the reality is his illness would have overcome his body had help not arrived.
A German shepherd is being hailed a hero after alerting his owner to a man struggling in the water at Quarter Mile Pond, in Stoneham, Massachusetts. According to the Stoneham Fire Department, Thomas Walsh was walking his German shepherd, Diesel, near the pond on Wednesday afternoon when the dog alerted him to someone calling for help from the icy water.
An animal shelter in New York is heartbroken after a senior dog who was previously in their care was returned, through no fault of his own. On Thursday, the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter posted a photo of nine-and-a-half-year-old Creed, explaining why he was back at the shelter, searching for a home once again…