Senior Dogs Find Refuge in Japanese Nursing Home
TOKYO, (AFP) - A new Japanese nursing home has everything seniors could want, from a hair salon and 24-hour medical care to comfy beds and a swimming pool to keep those legs in shape -- all four of them.
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.
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.
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.
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.