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  • Forest Service bear selfie: Do not take photos with wild animals, dangerous
    Forest Service bear selfie: Warning to tourists, dangerous to grab a bear selfie
    Forest Service officials are condemning a bear selfie craze that involves daring tourists trying to grab a “selfie” photo with the wild animals. Authorities are giving a formal warning to visitors not to participate in this dangerous...
  • Fish drags kitten into pond video has twist ending
    Horrifying 'Fish Drags Kitten Into Pond' video has surprise ending
    A video of a kitten dragged by a fish into a pond is going viral because it's a flip on the usual scenario. And, the abrupt end of the clip, punctuated by a woman's terrified scream, left viewers wondering what happened to the too curious...
  • New census indicates a Galapagos giant tortoise population explosion
    New census indicates a Galapagos giant tortoise population explosion
    The number of Galapagos giant tortoise living on the island of Española has reached at least 1,000. The latest census was conducted by James P. Gibbs, a professor of vertebrate conservation biology at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and...
  • The 'fido fee': Is it fair for landlords to charge more for pet rent?
    Is it fair for landlords to charge more for pet rent?
    It's standard practice when renting or leasing a home or apartment to pay first, last, and a damage deposit - and for pet owners, an additional deposit for their pets, as well. But now, more and more landlords are also charging a "fido...
  • Wolves are sometimes associated with Halloween because of werewolf charatcters.
    3 creatures associated with Halloween
    Halloween is usually associated with everything scary. Monsters, murderers, blood and gore appear in lots of movies aimed at teenage-audiences while younger children enjoy cartoons that include characters and storylines with slightly spooky plots...
  • Bear cub Oregon drug store: Lone cub is missing mother and in safekeeping
    Bear cub Oregon drug store: Lone cub missing its mother, video of lost animal
    A bear cub in an Oregon drug store is one unusual sight, and definitely not what this week’s shoppers were expecting when they walked down one of the local Ashland venue’s aisles. Witnesses who captured live video of the event noted...
  • Bear cub
    Bear cub walks into a Rite Aid
    Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A bear cub walks into a pharmacy and browses the aisles. Wait, this isn’t a joke. It actually happened in an Ashland, Oregon Rite Aid store, according to reports today by the Huffington Post....
  • Jackal Pup
    Adopt a dog from the 'Magic: The Gathering' Multiverse
    October is national adopt a dog month. If you're unable to commit to a real life animal don't fret: There's many dogs from across the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse in desperate need of a home in your deck.Some of these pet's...
  • Missing Pet Poster
    Social Media is Helping Reunite Lost Pets
    Most of us who own pets have had that heart stopping moment when we are calling the pooch and he is no where to be found. Your first emotion is anger, then soon after is fear! Fear of them being hurt or taken in by a stranger, every worse thoughts...
  • Chipmunks are frequently seen in the woods.
    3 animals to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an extremely popular activity that Americans are particularly partial to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in the Spring and...
  • Animal cruelty charges filed in record-sized seizure of animals
    Animal cruelty charges filed in record-sized animal seizure
    KHQ News reported today that a woman has been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty in Spokane, Washington, after almost 150 animals were seized from her property in Sept. According to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service...
  • PNP flying rescued animals across the country
    Turbo the dog, flying for rescue, help get this puppy off the ground
    I was recently contacted by a pair of authors who have written a children's book series with three themes close to my heart: dogs, rescue and travel! The series stars Turbo, the flying dog!Authors Kelly Kennedy and Victoria Zajkom, both proud...
  • Killer whale
    Orcas can learn to speak dolphin
    Captive orcas, commonly known as killer whales, have been shown to be able to learn to speak dolphin, according to study released Wednesday in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Cetaceans, the order to which dolphins, porpoises and...
  • Therapeutic effects of the animal human bond
    Therapeutic effects of the animal human bond
    “A pet is a medication without side effects that has so many benefits. I can't alwaysexplain it myself, but for years now I've seen how instances of having a pet is like an effective drug. It really does help people.”Dr. Edward...
  • Richie at the Blessing of the Animals in 2013
    Blessing of the Animals at Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
    If you would like your furry (or feathered or finned) friend to receive a special blessing, don't miss the Blessing of the Animals on Wednesday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m. The event is held annually at Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church,...