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  • Austin rescued from death
    Austin is an incredible dog found not moving on the interstate highway
    To see Austin in his foster home, you'd never know that he lay on the side of the interstate for three days without moving. Finally, an animal control officer in Southeast Missouri was told he was still alive, picked him up and got him medical...
  • Ili pika
    Naturalists snap rare photo of endangered ili pika
    In 1983, while on a state-commissioned trek studying natural resources and infectious diseases (no clue why those were connected, but moving on), Weidong Li happened upon a shy little furball living in the nooks and crannies of China's...
  • Kito is a young puppy struggling to survive with parvo
    Kito is a young puppy struggling to survive with parvo
    Kito is a puppy found wandering the streets; he is now fighting for his life. Only six months old, Kito's family (I use the term loosely) failed him. Those who raised this puppy didn't bother to treat his skin condition. Worse, they never...
  • 5 ways your cat shows love
    5 things your cat does that prove they love you
    Cats are an amazing species and people know it. From the ancient Egyptians to modern times internet, cats are obsessed over, loved and worshiped like no other animal before them. People used to consider dogs as the loyal, loving friend to man but...
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS at the Verizon Center
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS at the Verizon Center
    Step right up to the Verizon Center as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS begins this Thursday, March 19 - 22, 2015!The show unites iconic circus stars with mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have...
  • 'A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story' by Suzanne Lewis
    'A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story' by Suzanne Lewis
    "A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story" by Suzanne Lewis and illustrated by Lisa Anchin is a nonfiction picture book that is perfect for the classroom and home library. It's the story of the African penguins from...
  • Amur Tiger
    P.T. Barnum Museum announces new spring program series
    Animals have always been an important component of the P.T. Barnum Museum's www.barnum-museum.org legacy because they played such a big role in P.T. Barnum's circus. Awarded with a grant from the CT Humanities Council, the Barnum Museum is...
  • All doors open to Oskar the blind cat
    Closed doors no obstacle for Oskar the blind cat (Video)
    In his latest video, Oskar the blind cat shows that no "disability" will keep him from playing with his best bud Klaus - even if it means opening a closed door.Oskar, who's been blind from birth, shows inspirational spirit - and...
  • Llama and its mama cause drama
    Llama and its mama cause drama
    One of the signs of the alpacalypse showed up yesterday in the Arizona retirement community of Sun City. Two llamas, armed with nothing but ‘shear’ determination, fled from a visit to an assisted living home on Thursday. The two then...
  • Take care of your pets
    Taking care of your mental health needs and your pets
    Many people who struggle with depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues sometimes have a difficult time taking care of their pets. It is important to make sure your pets are taken care of when dealing with your mental health issues.Here...
  • AVMA speaks out on the importance of pet vaccination
    AVMA speaks out on the importance of pet vaccination
    The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has published a statement regarding the anti-vaccination movement. Their position is that this movement not only threatens human health, it could also have devastating effects for our pets if that...
  • love your pet
    National Love your Pet Day
    Today is National Love your Pet Day. Yup, February 20 is the day to celebrate this unofficial holiday. While most pet owners are loving, responsible care takers to their animal companions, it doesn’t hurt to have a special day to lavish some...
  • 'Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari' by Dana Sullivan: Picture book with animals & fun
    'Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari' by Dana Sullivan: Picture book with animals & fun
    Dana Sullivan, author of "Ozzie and the Art Contest," uses his bright colors and simple words to create "Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari," a picture book that is an alphabet book but also a story. The book is simple and based on...
  • Watch out for the owls!
    Beware of owls: Oregon town posts signs after multiple owl attacks
    After multiple owl attacks in Salem, Oregon reminiscent of Hitchcock's "The Birds," MSNBC's Rachel Maddow created a humorous "owl warning" sign - and now the town is putting up signs depicting owls bombarding people...
  • 'Cow with Butterfly' sculpture by Trinka Roeckelein
    ‘Art from Ark’: Animals escape at the Scope Gallery
    The Noah’s Ark theme sets the stage for presenting pottery that contains or features animals at the Scope Gallery in the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia. The show opens March 2nd.Noah’s Ark is an ancient myth. If you dig into its...