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Veterinarian Who Killed a Cat With Bow and Arrow is Suspended For One Year

In April 2015, Texas-based veterinarian Kristen Lindsey shocked and horrified pet parents and animal lovers everywhere when she posted a photo on Facebook of herself holding a dead cat th READ MORE

Oct 19, 2016 / 0 comments


New York Passes Law That Allows Cremated Pets To Be Buried With Owners

For pet lovers in New York state who want to take their beloved, deceased dog or cat with them to the great beyond, a new law has passed that will allow this to ha READ MORE

Sep 28, 2016 / 0 comments


Kitten Flushed Down Toilet By Child is Miraculously Rescued

In one of the more extreme examples of how pets and small children can get into some sticky situations together, a toddler in Kansas accidentally flushed a month-old kitten down a toilet earlier th READ MORE

Aug 25, 2016 / 1 comments


Meet Samson: NYC's Biggest Cat and Internet Star

At 28 pounds and 4-feet-long, Samson—a purebred Maine Coon from New York City—is quickly becoming a main attraction on the internet.    READ MORE

Aug 23, 2016 / 0 comments


Dog Ingests Coat Hanger, Saved By Emergency Surgery

If you're a pet parent, you know that dogs can, and often will, eat things they shouldn't. READ MORE

Feb 29, 2016 / 1 comments


Warm Temps Triggering Gender Changes in Australia’s Dragon Lizards

According to new research from the University of Canberra's Institute for Applied Ecology, Australia’s bearded dragon lizards are, perhaps, the ultimate chameleons. READ MORE

Jul 21, 2015 / 0 comments


Oregon Cat Returns to Family After 7 Years

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Mar 31, 2015 / 0 comments


Study Finds That Cats Pay More Attention to Us Than We Realize

By Samantha Drake   Cats, long stereotyped as aloof and highly independent creatures compared to dogs, may be getting a bad rap.   READ MORE

Feb 23, 2015 / 1 comments


Loyal Schnauzer Runs Away to Be With Sick Owner in Hospital

It has been a rough year for Dale "Bucko" Franck and his wife Nancy. According to Iowa READ MORE

Feb 16, 2015 / 0 comments


'Three Tons' of Cats Rescued from the Butcher's Block in Vietnam, But Fate Still Uncertain (Updated)

Hanoi, Vietnam - Thousands of live cats destined "for consumption" have been seized in Hanoi after being smuggled from China, police said Thursday, but their fate still hangs in the balan READ MORE

Jan 30, 2015 / 0 comments


Animals Are Not Furniture, Rules French Parliament

Paris - France's parliament officially recognised animals as "living, sentient beings" rather than "furniture" on Wednesday.   READ MORE

Jan 30, 2015 / 0 comments


'Zombie Cat' Claws Its Way Out of Grave After Being Buried Alive

One pet cat in Tampa, Fla., might be suited for a role on “The Walking Dead” after making a miraculous recovery that rivals the resurrection of Lazarus.    READ MORE

Jan 28, 2015 / 0 comments


'In Dog We Trust' Rug Put on Auction in Florida

Miami - The rug at a Florida sheriff's department might have been better suited for an animal shelter.   READ MORE

Jan 16, 2015 / 0 comments


Therapy Dogs Help Prisoners to Cope and Learn New Skills

BOLLATE, Italy - With a bark of excitement, Titti, Tato, and Carmela scamper down the corridors of the Bollate prison near Milan and are enveloped by prisoners who shower them with treats, pats and READ MORE

Jan 13, 2015 / 0 comments


Dogs Rescued from Meat Farm Begin New Lives in U.S.

ALEXANDRIA, VA, U.S. - A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area earlier this month to be adopted as pets.   READ MORE

Jan 12, 2015 / 0 comments


Tarantula Spiders Poised to Become the Next Trendy Pet

MANAGUA - His corn and bean fields ravaged by drought, Nicaraguan farmer Leonel Sanchez Hernandez grudgingly found a new harvest: tarantulas.   READ MORE

Dec 03, 2014 / 0 comments


Dogs Dumped in Countryside Traced to Former Pet Shop Worker

TOKYO - Japanese police have arrested a former pet shop worker for allegedly abandoning 80 dogs, dead and alive, in the countryside, officials and reports said Wednesday.   READ MORE

Nov 21, 2014 / 0 comments