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What Government Cuts Would Mean for Animals
By Paula Fitzsimmons    Jun 28, 2017

Report Finds That 1 in 3 Household Pets are Overweight

Over the past decade, there's been a steady climb in the number of obese domestic cats and dogs, according to an eye-opening report released by Banfield Pet Hospital. 

By Aly Semigran    Jun 28, 2017

Cat Suffers Major Trauma, But Survives Six-Story Fall

Another summer, another terrifying case resulting from  READ MORE

By Aly Semigran    Jun 27, 2017

A Closer Look at 'Doodle' Dog Breeds


By Natasha Feduik    Jun 26, 2017

Neglected Puppy Rescued from Hot Car on 100-Degree Day

An 8-week-old puppy named Annabelle was left inside a hot car on a 100-degree day because her owner "did not want to waste gas" while shopping at a Wal-Mart near Austin, Te READ MORE

By Aly Semigran    Jun 22, 2017