German Hunters Angered by Proposed Ban on Shooting Cats
BERLIN, Oct 09, 2014 (AFP) - German hunters are up in arms over a proposed law that would prohibit them from shooting cats, a practice they say helps save birds and rodents.
Lion Cub Abandoned by Parents, Taken in by Sheepdog Mom
WOJCIECHOW, Poland, Oct 09, 2014 (AFP) - A lion cub who was abandoned at birth by his parents has been cuddling up to a shaggy-haired sheepdog and mother-of-five at a private zoo in Poland. READ MORE
Dog of Spain Ebola Victim to be Put Down, Triggering Campaign
MADRID - Health authorities on Tuesday ordered the death of the dog owned by a Spanish health worker infected with Ebola in Madrid, triggering a campaign to save him by her husband and animal rights activists.
Scandal in Poland as Charges Dismissed for Donkeys Caught Having Public Sex
WARSAW – A pair of amorous Polish donkeys have recovered their right to make love in public after a local official sought to keep them apart.
2 Dog Names that Shocked French Mayor to the Core
PARIS - A mayor in eastern France has refused to sign a license for two dogs named "Itler" and "Iva" who he claims are owned by an official from France's far-right National Front.