Happy

If you’ve made it here, then you know nothing puts a bigger smile on our faces than an adorable animal doing what they do best. Puppies do the darndest things and we have them all here.

Norbert, a 3lb philanthropist mixed breed mutt is one of a kind. He’s a “philosopher, intuitive healer, and fashion-forward snappy dresser”. Or at least his mom thinks so.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, this particular one is a retiree covered in fur. Luca is an eleven year old German Shepherd (which is 77 in dog years) who was called to duty last year when an elderly gentleman with Alzheimer’s went missing. Two older men visited a salvage yard in Fort Worth, the day was going well until one of the men disappeared.

Remember the hero cat who saved her best friend toddler from a dog attack in 2014? No? To recap, her name was Tara and she chased a savage dog away from her 2 year old bestie.

Fiona the baby hippo is only six months old, but has already won summer with her fun attitude and amazing story story that has inspired countless fans around the world. Her life didn’t get off to the best start, making us all lucky to be able to bask in her positive glow. She was born six weeks premature in January 2017 at the Cincinnati Zoo.

China has proposed a plan to save the wild Giant Pandas. They’re planning on building a national park three times bigger than the Yellowstone National Park in the U.S.A. – do we sense a Trump tweet coming soon? The park will span across the provinces of Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu.

This is the story of a heroic pot-bellied pig named Lulu who became a media sensation in the late 1990s. In 1997, Lulu’s human left her to be babysat by her parents JoAnn and Jack Altsman in Pennsylvania. They got along so well it led to her human parents becoming Lulu’s permanent parents.

Paralyzed miracle kittens, 101 stray dalmatians, and abused puppies who never give up are all in a day’s work for Vet Ranch. The charitable organization was started by modern day hero Dr. Matt Carriker in 2014.

Hundreds gathered in Michigan to salute and say goodbye to a true four-legged hero. Cena was a 10-year-old black labrador and a US marine who served three tours of duty in Afghanistan. In 2009, Cena served his first tour as a bomb sniffer with human marine Jeff DeYoung and again in 2010.

You won’t find many young South Koreans who support the archaic traditions surrounding the Bok Nal Days. Nara Kim from the Humane Society International (HSI) is one citizen who opposes the dog meat trade and antiquated Bok Nal practices. She’s an outspoken animal rights activist who helped a Korean dog meat farmer rescue 148 pups destined for the meat market.

In Tanzania this summer, a wild lioness was captured on film nursing a lone leopard cub. Lost and alone, the baby somehow found it’s way to the mother lion who nursed it back to health. This is the first documented incident of cross-species behaviour between wild cats.