Strange But True

PetMD Editorial
Jul 27,2018

The Urabeños, Colombia’s largest drug gang, put a bounty of almost $70,000 on the head of Sombra (Shadow), a 6-year-old German Shepherd police dog, after she sniffed out almost 10 tons of the gang’s cocaine.

Sombra found 5.3 tons of cocaine while deployed in Turbo, Colombia--a town where…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 25,2018

The Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is the recipient of a dog house that resembles the Windsor Castle, thanks to British Lottery winner Susan Crossland.

Crossland had the uber-extravagant dog castle built in May so her pup, Archie, could join in on the celebration of the royal wedding of…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 25,2018

Wallace the Great, a mule residing in Great Britain, recently became the first mule to ever win a dressage competition in the UK.

Dressage is like dancing for horses. A rider and horse—or mule in this case—will perform a series of movements while walking, trotting and cantering, that will…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 23,2018

Zhou Tianxiao, 31, had a $500,000 dog mansion built for his Border Collie, Sylar, in Bejing after the pup made him famous online and rich in real life.

“Before I had Sylar, I had nothing to live for,” Tianxiao tells The Washington Post. “He gave me a purpose.”

Tianxiao adopted…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 17,2018

On the morning of July 9, 2018, the students of the University of Utah were greeted by an unusual guest hanging out by the J. Willard Marriott Library.

A moose had decided to take its own little tour of the campus and explore the world of academia. His presence made for a fun start to…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 13,2018

Snake lovers, rejoice! Tokyo is home to a snake cafe located at Tokyo Snake Centre in the fashion district of Harajuku.

While cat cafes have gained plenty of attention in recent years, it’s the reptiles’ time to shine with the addition of what may be the first cafe of its kind. This is a…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 10,2018

Cats have never been known for their respect of personal space. Most cat parents know that feline companions will come and go as they please with little regard for what their human may be doing, and that was on full display in a recent video posted on Twitter.

Jerzy Targalski, a Polish…

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