Friday, January 22, 2021

Dog Can’t Accept Getting Older

(FUNNY DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Dave the dog despises the cheerful song that reminds him of his advancing age. 'Denial' ain't a river in Egypt, pup! -- Global Animal

Mishka The Husky’s Heartfelt Confession

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Mishka the talking husky understands that you can never say "I love you" too often. — Global Animal

Porcupine With A Puppy Complex

(ANIMAL VIDEO) Someone's a little prickly about not actually being a puppy. This 5-year-old male porcupine is a rescue who lives at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Give him an apple to eat, and he seems to act more like a pup than a porcupine. What a darling! — Global Animal

Capt. Paul Watson: The Whale That Changed My Life

(SEA SHEPHERD/ANIMAL ACTIVISM VIDEO) Sea Shepherd's Captain Paul Watson tells the riveting story of the moment a dying harpooned whale met his eye–-and how it changed his life forever. -- Global Animal

Capt. Paul Watson: If We Kill Our Oceans, We Kill Ourselves

(SEA SHEPHERD/ANIMAL ACTIVISM VIDEO) Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society talks about the death of our oceans, the politics of extinction and how the collapse of entire species of fish like the bluefin tuna is bad news for humans. — Global Animal

Dolphin Makes Awesome Swim Coach For Lab

(ANIMAL VIDEO) When dog and dolphin become friends, every day is a great day to meet for a swim. In recent days, thousands of Global Animal readers and their friends have watched this amazing video of Ben, the labrador, swimming and frolicking with his buddy, Duggie the Dolphin. We thought you might like the backstory on this unusual relationship. It’s a tale of  learning to love again and  the meaning of home. -- Global Animal

Lion King All Hugs For Lady Who Saved Him

(WILDLIFE/LIONS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch how this lion envelopes his rescuer in a loving embrace, wrapping his paws around her in a mega-hug. And that smile!  The queen of this lion's heart saved him from an abusive life in the circus, and this king of the jungle has no problem showing his gratitude. — Global Animal

Big Mamas Come To Baby Elephant’s Rescue

(ANIMAL RESCUE/WILDLIFE VIDEO) When a baby elephant slips into a watering hole, it's not easy for the rest of the elephant family to get the little calf out. As they say, necessity is the mother of invention, and these distressed female elephants pull out all the stops.  See how these gentle giants wield their trunks to rescue the young elephant. -- Global Animal

Dog Redoubles Efforts To Get In Shape

(ANIMAL VIDEO) Are you ready to start your New Year's resolution? This dog is ready to feel the burn and lose the weight by doing squats with a trainer. Take it one day at a time – we're sure this guy can do it! — Global Animal

Duckling Hosts Brunch For Fish

(ANIMAL VIDEO) This little duck is certainly the hostess with the mostess. Watch as the duckling serves a delicious breadcrumb brunch to her koi fish friends. — Global Animal

My Furry Valentine: The (Love) Story Behind The Lab And The Dolphin

(ANIMAL FRIENDSHIPS) Thousands of Global Animal readers, and the friends they've shared with, have watched the amazing video of Ben, the labrador, swimming and frolicking with his buddy, Duggie the Dolphin, off the coast of Ireland. We thought you might like the backstory on this unusual relationship. It's a tale of learning to love again and  the meaning of home. According to residents, when Duggie lost her dolphin mate in 2006, she stayed in the area off Ireland's Tory island where her partner died. Fortunately, Duggie soon met the seafaring labrador, Ben, and they've spent their days playing together ever since. When dolphin pods come by, Duggie visits with them for a while, then soon returns to her home and best friend. Can it get any more uplifting? – Global Animal

Courageous Dog Saves Boy From Angry Bees

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This dog faced down a swarm of angry bees to save his young guardian. What courage! -- Global Animal

Dwarf-Mini Horse Smallest In History

(HORSES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Meet Thumbelina. She is the world's smallest horse at a little over a foot tall! -- Global Animal

Lovestruck Pit Bull Attacks TV Host With Kisses

(DOG VIDEOS) With the end of the Oprah Winfrey show, we'll miss moments like a loopy Tom Cruise bouncing on Oprah's sofa.  But don't despair –  for a new breed of exuberance, check out Ginger, an affectionate pit bull who steals the scene with a guest appearance on a local TV show promoting dog adoption. You'll love how this public service spot devolves into slobber and tears of laughter. Affectionate dogs definitely make an animal lover's favorite things list. – Global Animal