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Cause of Death Remains a Mystery in China Pet Food Scare

WASHINGTON, (AFP) - US authorities have yet to determine what exactly caused the deaths of more than 1,000 dogs that consumed jerky pet treats made in China, a Congressional panel heard Tuesday.

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By AFP News    Jun 24, 2014 at 10:34AM
 

Pet Dog Saves Japanese Boy from Bear Attack

TOKYO, June 24, 2014 (AFP) - A placid pet dog was being hailed a hero after saving a five-year-old boy from a mauling by a wild bear in northern Japan, police and media said Tuesday.

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By AFP News    Jun 24, 2014 at 10:26AM
 

Spanish Zoo Vet Tranquilizes Keeper in Gorilla Escape Drill

MADRID, June 06, 2014 (AFP) - A Spanish zoo vet shot a keeper with a tranquillizer dart when a gorilla escape drill went awry, knocking out the unfortunate victim who spent the next three days in hospital.

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By AFP News    Jun 06, 2014 at 05:03PM
 

Four-Legged Stars of Canine Thriller Win Cannes 'Palm Dog'

CANNES, France, May 23, 2014 (AFP) - Luke and Body, two mongrels who shared the role of an adorable pet that turns into a killing machine in the film "White God", scooped the Palm Dog for canine talent Friday at the Cannes Film Festival.

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By AFP News    May 23, 2014 at 11:13AM
 

Dog Bites In US Reaching 'Epidemic Proportions'

WASHINGTON - Dog bites are reaching "epidemic proportions," a well-known TV dog trainer said last week, as video of a cat fearlessly chasing off a dog that bit a small boy in California went viral.

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By AFP News    May 20, 2014 at 12:18PM
 

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