Against all the odds: The amazing recovery of Patrick “the miracle” Pit Bull one year after being left for dead in a trash chute

The dog who came back from the dead:Amazing recovery of Patrick the pit bull after he was dumped in a trash chute An emaciated Pit Bull discovered at the bottom of a trash chute in Newark last year moments before the trash compactor would have killed him, has made a miraculous recovery and now weighs a healthy 50lbs.

Who ate all the sausages? World’s fattest Dachshund put on drastic diet after weighing in at five and a half stone

Who ate all the sausages World”s fattest Dachshund put on drastic diet after weighing in at five and a half stone Obie, aged five, is double the size of an average sausage dog – normally just a little over two stone. The world”s fattest sausage dog weighing a staggering five and a half stone has been put on a drastic diet to try and get him back into shape.

Fabled “Chupacabra” or mutant fox poisoned by radiation? Russian hunters baffled by dog-like animal

Fabled “Chupacabra” or mutant fox poisoned by radiation Hunters baffled by dog-like animal found in former Soviet republicMythical beast – named “goat sucker” in Spanish because of its carnivorous diet – is thought to have been discovered in remotest Ukraine.Vets in Ukraine are struggling to identify a “mutant” animal shot by hunters in a remote area of the former Soviet republic.

Obese patients: Zoo scanners to be used for those too large to fit in hospital ones

'We are going to have to send you to the zoo,' doctors tell obese patients too large to fit in hospital scanners Standard sized CT scanners too small for obese CT scanners customised for horses could accommodate growing problemDr Dharamshi, said he was told to refer patients to zoo NHS hospitals have resorted to asking zoos and vets to scan patients who are too obese to fit into hospital scanners.