Iranian Officials Cracking Down on Dog Ownership with Fines and Lashings
TEHRAN - Dog lovers in Iran could face up to 74 lashes under plans by hardline lawmakers that would ban keeping the pets at home or walking them in public.
Not a Tiger, But Wild Cat Still Roaming Outskirts of Paris
PARIS - French officials on Friday scaled down a frantic hunt for a mysterious big cat prowling on the outskirts of Paris after scotching earlier fears it was a tiger.
Fondness For Treats May Have Helped Cats Become Pets
Washington - A mild manner and a fondness for fatty treats like fish or meat scraps may have helped cats evolve into the tame yet independent-minded pets they are today, researchers said Monday.
New App Promises to Help You Hook Up With Your Perfect Pet-Match
Looking for love online has never been easier. With advancements in technology, getting hooked up with your perfect match is as simple as swiping a finger on your smartphone or tablet. READ MORE
Spanish Town Deploys Dog-Poo Police
MADRID, Oct 16, 2014 (AFP) - A Spanish town is deploying citizen street patrols and actors dressed as detectives to combat an invasion of dog droppings.