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Spain Captures Vet Hiding Heroin Inside Puppies

MADRID - Spanish police said Tuesday they have captured a Colombian vet who tried to smuggle liquid heroin by surgically implanting plastic bags of the drug into live Rottweiler and Labrador puppies. READ MORE

Dec 20, 2013 / 1 comments


Britain To Sell Pig Semen to China

Officials said earlier this month British farmers will begin exporting pig semen to breeders in China next year, officials said on Wednesday, as they try to cash in on the Asian superpower's growing consumption of meat. READ MORE

Dec 18, 2013 / 0 comments


Japanese Man Steals $185k to Feed Cats

TOKYO, Dec 12, 2013 (AFP) – A Japanese man went on a year-long burglary spree, making off with a haul worth $185,000 to feed 120 cats a gourmet diet, police said Thursday. READ MORE

Dec 18, 2013 / 0 comments


Caught on Camera: Dog Robs Dollar General

A “pawsitively” bad dog in Clinton, S.C. was apprehended last week after he was caught on security camera taking off with goods from a Dollar General. READ MORE

Dec 18, 2013 / 0 comments


Dog at Center of Legal Dispute Disappears

A three-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever that was at READ MORE

Oct 18, 2013 / 0 comments


Inspired By '101 Dalmatians,' Chilean Man Tries to Rescue Strays

A popular movie that features one breed of dog often raises their popularity, which results in people obtaining the breed without thinking it through.   READ MORE

Oct 11, 2013 / 0 comments


Treasury Reimburses Man for $500 His Dog Ate

The United States federal government may be shut down, but they fulfilled one budgetary request before heading out the door. READ MORE

Oct 07, 2013 / 0 comments


Dachshund Sacrifices Life and Saves Men from Bear Attack

Dachshunds, once bred to hunt badgers, have to be fearless. A Michigan dachshund named Bradley was no exception. READ MORE

Sep 27, 2013 / 9 comments


Are Robots Replacing Humans as Dog’s Best Friend? New Study Reveals Surprising News

Millions of factory line workers have watched robots take over their jobs in recent decades, and now a new study suggests that dog parents could be replaced by social robots. READ MORE

Sep 23, 2013 / 0 comments


Whales Learn to Paint like Picasso

TOKYO - Beluga whales at an aquarium near Tokyo are learning how to paint pictures as part of an autumn art program for visitors, an official said Wednesday. READ MORE

Sep 19, 2013 / 0 comments


Persian Cat Going to Space

TEHRAN - Iran has settled on a Persian cat as the best candidate for its latest trial for a manned space mission it hopes to make by 2020, state media reported Monday. READ MORE

Sep 19, 2013 / 0 comments


'Ikea Monkey' Not a Child, Rules Canadian Judge

TORONTO, Canada - A Canadian judged refused Friday to order the return of a woman's pet monkey, which won global fame when it was found wandering an Ikea parking lot in a stylish jacket. READ MORE

Sep 18, 2013 / 0 comments


DNA Testing Reveals New Dog Breeds

About 75 percent of the dogs found in a shelter on any given day are mixed breeds, according to ASPCA statistics. Somewhere out there, right now, a mother dog is giving birth to a litter of mixed breed puppies, puppies that will most likely end up in a shelter, in need of a loving... READ MORE

Sep 16, 2013 / 0 comments


Abusive Babysitter Exposed by Family Dog

Two parents in South Carolina knew something wasn’t right when their normally mild mannered and playful dog started acting strange toward the babysitter they hired to watch their infant son. READ MORE

Sep 16, 2013 / 0 comments


See the 'Ugliest Animal' in the World

LONDON - The blobfish, a denizen of the Pacific that looks like a bald, grumpy old man, has been named the world's ugliest animal, organizers of the offbeat competition said on Thursday. READ MORE

Sep 13, 2013 / 0 comments


Car Stolen with Dog Inside: Owner Offers Thieves the Car Title

You don’t want to mess with a guy’s dog. READ MORE

Sep 05, 2013 / 8 comments


Japan Scientists Launch Freeze-dry Animal Sperm Bank

TOKYO - Japanese scientists have launched a sperm bank for endangered animals that uses freeze-drying technology they hope could one day help humans recreate animal populations on other planets, the chief researcher said last week. READ MORE

Sep 03, 2013 / 0 comments


Sri Lanka Police in Doghouse over Canine 'Wedding'

COLOMBO  - Sri Lanka's cultural affairs ministry has taken strong exception to a mass "wedding" of police dogs, which used symbols of traditional Buddhist nuptials on the Indian Ocean island. READ MORE

Sep 03, 2013 / 0 comments


NYC Subway Service Stops as Kittens are Rescued from the Tracks in Brooklyn

It takes something very big to shut down the New York City transit, but it only took two small kittens to shut down a train in Brooklyn on Thursday. READ MORE

Aug 30, 2013 / 0 comments