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  • Pet Portrait Exhibition
    Getty photographer Jamie McCarthy shines a light on animals in need
    Jamie McCarthy has photographed some of the biggest stars on the planet for Getty Images and WireImage, but he will tell you nothing is more fulfilling than his work with the animals. Today on Dec. 25, Examiner.com is sharing Jamie's story...
  • Biscuit has been rejected 5,000 times in two years
    Lonely dog rejected 5,000 times in 2 years: When will Biscuit finally be home?
    A beautiful dog named Biscuit has been rejected by 5,000 potential adopters in two years - but will he finally find a home this holiday season?According to The Independent, Biscuit has been waiting to find a family at the Battersea Dogs and Cats...
  • Architects design and display shelters for D.C.'s homeless cats Jan. 14
    Architects design and display shelters for D.C.'s homeless cats Jan. 14
    Architects for Animals' second annual design project to house homeless, stray, and outdoor cats returns to the American Institute of Architects headquarters in D.C. on Jan. 14, and all proceeds benefit the Washington Humane Society.At the ...
  • Koala
    Begin the New Year with an animal adventure
    With the beginning of a New Year on the horizon, those who enjoy travel begin planning new adventures. For those who love animals, 2015 is the year to take that bucket-list trip to a far-flung (or not so far-flung) continent to see Earth’s...
  • Tucker, the happiest cat in the world
    8 Amazing animals you've never 'met' (but should!)
    During 2014, animals inspired us with their courage, charisma, and compassion. "Meet" eight amazing animals who truly made 2014 an unforgettable year.Duncan Lou Who, the Two-legged WonderDuncan burst onto the scene in 2014, racing into...
  • Today in Rock: December 22
    Today in Rock: December 22
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1949 and 2002.On this day in 1949 the twins Maurice and Robin Gibb are born in Douglas, Isle Of Man, raised in Manchester, England. They would join older...
  • Who needs flowers?
    Bride-to-be requests corgis in place of bouquets for wedding ceremony
    Who needs lilacs on your wedding day when you have a furry bundle of cute to cradle in your arms? Lauren Koval from Medford, Massachusetts thought just that when she posted an ad on Craigslistrequesting to "rent six corgis for roughly two and...
  • World's deepest fish: Behold the new fish record, super deep down in trench waters
    World's deepest-dwelling fish: 27K feet under the sea [VIDEO]
    Eyes open, as the world’s deepest-dwelling fish is making waves today in the media nearly 27,000 feet under the water in Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean. The depth record was broken by a rare snail fish creature, which was caught on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Heroic firefighters pull dog from burning building
    Heroic firefighters rescue dog from burning building
    A dog was trapped in a burning building in Wenatchee, Washington - but thanks to the heroic action of firefighters, he escaped the flames unscathed.Photos of the rescue depict the golden-colored dog, who appears to be a pit bull, looking up at the...
  • 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...