What’s better than taking a tropical vacation? Going on a trip to an island full of puppies, of course. Potcake Place is a dog rescue charity based in Providenciales, an island in the northwest Caicos Islands, which are part of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
We love maple syrup, hockey, beavers, and snow sports but we might draw the line at putting our head into a Polar Bear’s mouth. Canadian Mark Dumas however, doesn’t seem to share our fears. Mark enjoys napping, swimming, and wrestling with his 7ft tall 600lb girl, Agee the Polar Bear.
Animal lovers can celebrate a huge win this year; in certain US states and counties, animal abusers are now registered in an online database, much like sex offenders. The law has been growing in popularity across the country, while some states have voted no, Illinois, New York and Tennessee are amongst the first to enact the registries. Tennessee adopted a statewide animal abuse registry in 2016, while New York and Illinois are implementing them on a county level.
If you’ve been on the internet in the last year or so, you’ve probably stumbled across this epic viral video of an average day in the life of Mr Bentley and Brad Friesen. If you haven’t seen it, try not to let your jaw drop too far. Bradley Friesen is a helicopter pilot based out of Vancouver, BC.
If you’re looking for some summer fun inspo, check out Didga, a rescue cat and his brother from another mother Boomer, a bengal. They live in Australia with Robert Dollwet (@Catmantoo) and both know how to ride, party and chill better than most humans. Didga has been famous for a few years, thanks to his skateboarding skills.
No hair, don’t care. Rhea the lovebird is baring it all on Instagram and preaching self-love while she does it. The little birdie has a virus (Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease) which made all of her feathers fall out.
Pitties in pyjamas, anyone?! Meet Darren and Phillip, two of the cutest Staffordshire Terriers to grace Instagram with their presence. They’ve got an entire wardrobe of adorably matching outfits, love peanut butter and bananas, and are deconstructing the menacing pitbull stereotype photo by photo.
Meet Bolt and Keel, two rescues tearing down stereotypes with their kittycat claws. They’re not afraid of water, courageously sailing across oceans and lakes, and they rarely catnap, scoffing at the apathetic couchpotato kitty who foolishly chases a laser pointer for fun. The kitty brothers were found abandoned behind a garbage bin in a Sooke, BC park by two women, Danielle and Kayleen.
Glamdring and the Great Goblin (aka Gobby) are two rescued kitty cat siblings living in Central New Jersey. They’ve got a penchant for donuts, fantasy fiction and intimidating the birds that hang out near their window. They’re both Exotic Shorthairs, with Glamdring rockin’ the calico locks and Goblin as a true black beauty.
Harlow, a perpetually shocked Weimaraner lives with her two sassy miniature wiener dog sisters, Indiana Thunderbolt and Reese Lightning. Due to popular demand with over a million Instagram followers, the three pups have their own merchandise line and two books. They also help their humans with the bills by doing an occasional sponsored post or meet and greet.