Vet Removes a Treasure Trove of Items from Labrador's Stomach
Dogs are occasionally infamous for eating some pretty odd things that they find around the house. However, while most limit their intake to a pair of underwear here and maybe even a sock, one Labrador in Pennsylvania had a whole...
Homeless Sled Dogs Receive Aid from Volunteers in Alaska
In June 2015, a wildfire, given the nickname the "Sockeye Fire," ravaged through the city of Willow in Alaska. The fire caused widespread evacuations and the destruction of a number of homes. Unfortunately, Willow was home to a number of...
Germany to Turn 60 Old Military Bases in Bird Sanctuaries
Germany's environmental minister Barbara Hendricks announced that 60 of its former military bases, spanning over 76,000 acres of forests, marshes and meadows will be turned into nature preserves that are aimed at providing sanctuary for the country's indigenous and rare...
Lamprey Eels Falling From The Sky Over Alaska
Over the past few weeks, it's been raining lamprey eels over Fairbanks, Alaska. Hallelujah? Hardly. Some strange things occasionally happen in Alaska like alien abductions in Nome or a moose trotting through stores in Juno; however, even for Alaskans, eels...
"Non-Releasable" Sea Turtle Beats All Odds
Sunburst is a now-adult green sea turtle that has made a miraculous comeback against all odds, and now is ready to be released back into the wild. Sunburst was originally rescued in Florida five years ago when it was just...
Just Desserts - Chinese Dog Meat Farmer Accidentally Kills Himself with Poisoned Arrow
There is an old saying that pre-school teachers try to instill into children, but most forget as adults. It goes: "do unto others as you would have them do unto you." As wise as words go, but in a serious...
Kitten Survives A Harrowing Hawk Attack
For most pet owners, a hawk attack is thought to be an impossibility, not because it seems so unlikely, but because many pets are just too big for birds of prey. However, for one kitten in Jurupa Valley, California, this...
NOAA Confirms the First Ever Warm-Blooded Fish
The opah, otherwise known as moonfish, sunfish, kingfish, redfin ocean pan and Jerusalem haddock depending on who you ask, has been around for awhile and has recently become increasingly popular in seafood markets. However, it has never occurred to fishermen...
Biting the Bullet - Live Ammo Removed From Dog's Stomach
Benno, a 4-year-old Malinois from Arkansas has hopefully learned to stop eating strange things he finds around the house after his most recent surgery. Benno had to undergo emergency surgery after he chewed on and swallowed 23 live rounds of...
Indonesian Smuggler Arrest Sheds Light on Cruel Bird Smuggling Practice
On May 4th, a 37-year-old man was stopped by police as he departed a passenger ship in Surabaya, Indonesia, a city open the main island of Java. The man was suspected of wildlife smuggling, but when police opened his suitcase,
90-Year-Old Tortoise Gets Speedy After Rat Attack
A 90-year-old tortoise, named Mrs. T, was hibernating one day in her Pembroke, West Wales home. However, Mrs. T was viciously attacked by rats while she was sleeping in her shell. While her head was protected, the rats succeeded in...
Tom and Jerry Syndrome Mysteriously Afflicting Hundreds of Cats in the United Kingdom
Tom and Jerry Syndrome - what is it and what does it do? Those are two questions that the average cat owner likely doesn't know the answer to. However, it is certainly not as fun or as entertaining as the...
Radamenes Makes Miraculous Recovery and Comforts Other Animals
Meet Radamenes, a cat who was found deathly ill in the streets of northern Poland. Initially, the vets at Schronisko dla ZwierzÄ…t w Bydgoszczy Animal Shelter felt that euthanasia was the most humane way to treat him. But this special...
Man Commits Suicide After His Dog Was Forcibly Euthanized By Government
Did you know Denmark has a dog breed ban written into law? Neither did Dan when he and his pit bull Zanto moved to the country. Denmark first implemented a breed ban in 1991 in order to prevent dog violence...
Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?
From shoe boxes, hat boxes, Tupperware and all the way down to the lowly cardboard box, if it fits, a cat sits. Every breed from the domestic house cat to the lordly lion has an obsession with boxes, but why...
Lost Dog Awareness Day - The 25 Dog Breeds Most Likely To Get Lost
April 23rd marks the second annual Lost Dog Awareness Day, which was created to remind pet owners that not all stray dogs are homeless.
Parrot Cries Out for "Help" During Fire - Saves Itself and Friend
On Friday night at 9:30 p.m., the Middleton Fire Department received a call about a house fire in Boise, Idaho. The two alarm blaze came from a secluded house in one of the more rural areas of the city, causing...
Rage Against the Machines - Rogue Peacocks Wreak Havoc on English Cars
Cars within and around the Bishops Court Estate in Clyst St. Mary, Devon, England have been in constant danger since the temperatures have started warming up. A feral group of peafowl have been roaming the area and they have been...
Canine Flu Strike the Midwestern United States
Dog owners in the Midwestern United States will have more to worry about this summer than flea and tick problems. As the canine influenza virus (CIV) continues to rapidly spread throughout Chicago and its suburbs, pet parents are looking to...
Small Pet, Big Problem - Goldfish Take Over Colorado Lake
While keeping goldfish alive in a bowl can occasionally be a tough task, a lake in Colorado is faced with a very different problem. Colorado parks and Wildlife have sent out a press release that Teller Lake in Boulder, Colorado...
World's Loudest Purr May Have a New Record Holder
Is an audible purr an aspect that you look for in a cat? Well, Bluey has plenty to go around. This sweet little domestic cat that lost her home recently is thought to be the new record holder of world's...
Trifexis Reportedly Responsible for One Dog Death A Day
Trifexis, a heart worm and flea preventative, is reportedly responsible for the death of over 900 dogs, an estimate of at least one day. This marked increase in sudden dog deaths have pet owners questioning why the product is still...
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