In a city boasting more than one hundred kilometres of canals, it’s no surprise that Amsterdam is full of houseboats writes Annie Cooper. However, a houseboat in the historic Herengracht district is hiding something peculiar inside. It is the waterborne home to about 50 pussy cats and their kittens.
Meet the husky who risked his life to save many others in what became known as the 1925 Serum Run. The hero dog’s name was Balto, a Siberian Husky who in the most atrocious Alaska can heap on man and beast carried life-saving medicine to halt a diphtheria outbreak.
The most-deserved belt in history was given to Bridger Walker the little boy who saved his little sister from a German shepherd dog. He had 90 stitches all over his body but saved his three-year-old sister from certain death. And had stated, ‘If anyone has to die, it’s me, I’m the big brother.’
A boater from California who fell into the Santa Barbara Channel in the middle of the night earlier this month told reporters that he was preparing to die until a seal came to his rescue and pushed him to a nearby oil rig. The man believes his survival was truly miraculous as he had to swim in chilling waters and in complete darkness for hours.
The incredible German shepherd cross was the victim of a hit-and-run incident that left her at death’s door. She was spotted on a traffic security camera, lying at the side of the road. As a result of the accident, the unfortunate pooch had two legs and one paw amputated.
The Greene King pub chain has announced plans to rename a Scottish pub from The Black Bitch to The Black Hound in keeping with contemporary sensitivities. However, locals are not keen on the proposed name change.
It really is a dog’s life when Spain’s Guardia Civil officers arrive on the scene of the hapless great escape
Spain’s Guardia Civil officers, an independent militarised police service perform acts of bravery day in and day out. On Tuesday, December 7, jubilant animal-loving Spaniards saw two officers attached to the Jaca post, in the province of Huesca, carry out the heroic rescue of a dog from a frozen lake.
Sharks are not mindless killing machines, marine biologists argue.
If you thought politically correct speech and sensitivity training was only related to other humans, think again: Australian maritime experts and MPs have launched a movement to relabel violent shark attacks into ‘shark interactions’.
A Virginia man says a fox is stealing his copies of The Washington Post from in front of his Fairfax home off of Braddock Road over the past six weeks.
It’s an emotional moment at the Zoo Halle. As three generations reunite after being apart for 12 long years. It is an event, full of pure love. A love that kept on living inside their heart for years even after being separated.