Spotlight on Louis Theodore Douglas

Half-Shihtzu, half-Chewbacca, Louis Theodore Douglas has taken social media by storm. You can check out the pup’s latest on Instagram @LouisTheodoreDouglas.   Recently the Daily Biscuit got to chat with Louis Theodore Douglas.     The Daily Biscuit: We love your look, Louis Theodore Douglas! Do you have a go-to outfit?     Louis Theodore Read More

Spotlight on: Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue

Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue (PPPR) is a Florida-based 501(c)3 nonprofit rescue animal organization catering to senior, special needs, end-of-life and critical care pets. Their mission statement is, “Giving the unwanted a second chance at happily furever after.”   Founder Jaime Bunny McKnight not only rescues stray and abandoned animals, but also saves elderly shelter pets Read More

6-Year-Old Reads to Shelter Dogs, “Because They Are Alone”

Jacob Tumalan is wise beyond his six years. After he visited Los Angeles’ Carson Animal Shelter last year, Jacob decided he wanted to regularly read to shelter dogs so they wouldn’t be lonely. Jacob’s aunt Lisa Dekowski-Ferranti volunteers at the local shelter where Jacob visits every Thursday after school. Ferrant explains, “Jacob is so calming. Read More

“Paw-ternity” Leave A Paw-sibility

Dreams do come true! New pet-parents that work at animal-loving companies may be able to expect paid “paw-ternity” leave in the near future. In the United Kingdom, Mars Petcare is one of the first companies to ever offer paid leave to employees with new pets. Mars’ HR Director Kate Menzies explains, “[W]e want to enable Read More

For the Love of Animals

Clothing designer and animal advocate Kimberly Fawn Panzarella has combined her two passions to make a literal fashion statement. Panzarella is the owner of the innovative clothing company, For the Love of Animals Apparel (FTLA Apparel), which is a cruelty-free and eco-friendly clothing line for animal lovers. “I’ve always loved animals. It’s just in my Read More

This Woman is on a Mission to Save Sloths

Becky Cliffe is a zoologist and PhD student at Swansea University, studying the adorable field of sloths. Her love for sloths further developed while spending five years researching the amount of orphaned animals suffering from deformities and albinism at the well known Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica. The 25-year-old believes these genetic problems are a Read More

Itty Bitty Kittens Rescued from Drain Pipe

On April 5, a group of tourists visiting the Cultural Centre in Araras, Brazil, heard mysterious meowing. Apparently a mother cat had placed her four kittens on a roof for safe keeping, but the sweet kitties fell into the nearby drain pipe and were trapped for nearly a week. The water treatment department had to Read More

Happy National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! As you might recall, we recently admitted National Puppy Day was one of our favorite days of the year. Well, National Pet Day is definitely in our top favorites too! Founded in 2006 by animal welfare advocate Colleen Paige, National Pet Day is meant to celebrate the joy pets bring Read More

There’s No Stopping This Penguin

Blindy the Penguin lives in New Zealand’s Flea Bay with over 2,500 other penguin pals. At just 12 weeks old, Blindy has a story that stands out from the rest. Blindy was born without functioning eyes and has a malformed head and beak, which makes the penguin difficult to be gendered. Shireen Helps, owner of Read More