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  • Day of the Horse
    December 14: Day of the Horse promotes ethical treatment of horses
    Congress named Dec. 14 National Day of the Horse in honor of our four legged friends. This special day dedicated to these regal animal encourages people “to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of...
  • Boy with dog
    All dogs really do go to heaven, says Pope Francis
    All dogs, and various other animals, really do go to heaven, at least that's what Pope Francis has to say. According to aDigital Journalreport on Dec. 10, Pope Francis recently broached the controversial issue in his weekly address at St....
  • Pope Francis "All animals go to Heaven"
    Pope bucks Catholic mantra that animals do not go to Heaven
    Last week, the current pontiff, Pope Francis, bucked a portion of traditional Catholic teaching when he addressed his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square. According to Friday's publication of Express,Pope Francis indicated that all...
  • Caught on tape: Family uses GoPro to see how clever canine raids fridge
    Caught on tape: Family uses GoPro to see how clever canine raids fridge
    A Washington State family couldn't understand how their dog kept getting into their freezer and refrigerator - so they set up a GoPro camera.The footage depicted the yellow Lab peering into the kitchen to make sure the coast was clear - she...
  • HALO and FreeKibble.com Help Homeless Pets with Kibble Drop
    HALO and FreeKibble.com Help Homeless Pets with Kibble Drop
    Arizona rescues were filled with cheer this weekend after Ellen DeGeneres’ pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets, in partnership with Freekibble.com and GreaterGood.org, dropped off thousands of meals for Arizona shelter pets this weekend....
  • Alta Kitty and her hero, Dr. Shelton
    Heartbreaking theft at veterinary hospital depletes 'good Samaritan' fund
    Over the summer, Lake Chelan Veterinary Hospital helped a cat named Alta who miraculously survived the largest wildfire in Washington State history - but now the hospital needs some help of its own.The Hospital, located in Washington State, was...
  • Christmas gifts for the zoo
    Give a gift to the animals of the Peoria Zoo
    As you plan your holiday shopping lists, consider adding a gift for the animals of the Peoria Zoo. The Animal Staff has created Giving Tree, a wishlist of items that will benefit the animals and enrich zoo environments.There are three ways to gift...
  • Pet photos with Santa benefit homeless animals in D.C. Dec. 6-21
    Pet photos with Santa benefit homeless animals in D.C. through Dec. 21
    Let your pet(s) pose with Santa to benefit homeless animals, each weekend before Christmas, thanks to Washington Humane Society (WHS).For a suggested donation of $20, WHS photographers will capture your pet's or pets' special moments with...
  • Giraffe Conservation Foundation
    The silent extinction of giraffes in Africa
    Yesterday, the sad news broke about the rapidly shrinking giraffe population in Africa. Dr. Julian Fennessy, Executive Director of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and a leading conservation scientist, commented that in the last 15 years, ...
  • Animal Shelter in Scott County, Va., destroyed by fire
    Fire at Scott County Animal Shelter leaves strays with no place to go
    There was a bad fire this morning at the Scott County Animal Shelter in Scott County, Virginia, according to a Tuesday morning report onTimesnews.net.The fire gutted the facility, but the 13 dogs inside were all brought to safety. (The facility...
  • Helping cats
    Helping to save kitty Fuzz
    I have a friend named Debi. She is one of the most caring, generous people I know, always there to lend a hand, an ear, or give freely to someone who needs help.On November 16, 2014, Debi was at it again. Knowing how much Debi loves animals, a...
  • School children who beat cat to death receive felony convictions
    School children who beat cat to death receive felony convictions
    A cat was severely beaten by school children on May 7, 2014 - and the animal loving community demanded justice for this innocent animal.Shortly after Quattro the cat was beaten, Chance At Life Cat Rescue was contacted. The organization immediately...
  • December dog
    Winter animals celebrate: Pet themed holidays in December 2014
    This holiday season is going to thedogs, monkeys and the horses! December ushers in the cold of the snow and the warmth of the holidays- but did you know that there are pet holidays and awareness weeks in December? Add to the celebration by...
  • Art for Animals
    Cold night, warm reception for animal sanctuary fundraiser at local cafe
    When the temperature dropped below thirty degrees, the evening after Thanksgiving, Grind House Cafe and Baltimore Vegan Drinks provided a warm welcome for enthusiastic participants in Art for Animals, a fundraiser for Burleigh Manor Animal...
  • Research shows dogs respond to speech like people
    Research shows dogs respond to speech like people
    Dogs have been shown to have the same bias for recognition of speech and the tone of speech by different hemispheres of the brain as humans do. Victoria Ratcliffe and David Reby of the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex and...