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  • Rare white lion born in Nebraska
    Rare white lion born in Nebraska
    Ahadi, a 6-year old, 335 lb lioness has given birth to a rare white cub at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha, NE. The male, one of three cubs (two males and a female) “looks just like a snowball,” and weighed 4 lbs at birth....
  • Big pay for BSL
    Will new San Francisco Animal Control director stop killing pit bulls?
    San Francisco, CA: The city of San Francisco has announced it will be seeking a new director to fill the spot left vacant last July when ex-director Rebecca Katz was fired and escorted out of the building. Hopes among the animal community are for...
  • 10 holiday gifts under $20 that give back to animals
    10 holiday gifts under $20 that give back to animals
    What could be better in the season of giving than giving a gift that gives back? Here are ten great gifts for the animal lover on your holiday list. Each of the items shown are $20 or less, and each one gives back to a certified 501(c)(3) humane...
  • The fun is just beginning
    The fun is just beginning
    Thanksgiving seems to have just materialized when our backs were turned. Possibly this materialization has something to do with the Christmas decorations and shopping sales have been in our stores since Halloween. Many of us want to spend quality...
  • Sierra from Good Mews Animal Foundation in metro Atlanta
    A special Thanksgiving message from Sierra at Good Mews
    Sierra from Good Mews Animal Foundation in metro Atlanta has a special message that she posted on the Good Mews Facebook page earlier today:Hi, my name is Sierra. I am a kitten at Good Mews. OK, so I am going to tell you sad stuff real quick. I...
  • Loyal little dog returns to Siberian hospital daily waiting for deceased owner
    Loyal little dog returns to Siberian hospital daily waiting for deceased owner
    A heartbroken little dog named Masha, waits for her owner everyday at the Novosibirsk District Hospital Number One, in Koltsovo, Western Siberia; sadly he will never return reports the Siberian Times. The loyal pooch waits in vain because her...
  • Medley from Furkids in metro Atlanta
    A special Thanksgiving message from Medley at Furkids
    Furkids is Georgia's largest no-kill animal shelter which cares for over 700 cats and dogs each day. The Furkids’ mission is “to provide a no-kill shelter for our rescued animals where they can experience the best care in a loving...
  • Are you going to eat that?
    Top 5 Tips to Keep Pets Safe on Thanksgiving
    Spice was the keeper of the clock. Come 5 p.m., she would make the rounds of the humans and do her little dance, enough to distract anyone from a computer or mobile device. She hoped, just by calling attention to herself, that she could remind...
  • Puppy with deformed front legs in need of rescue from North Carolina shelter
    Puppy with deformed front legs in need of rescue from North Carolina shelter
    Juniper is barely ten-pounds and only two-months of age, yet this adorable puppy begins her life by being surrendered to the Alexander County Animal Shelter because her legs are deformed.The puppy's intake notes are reported to be as follows:...
  • Dog waits outside hospital for a year, looking for her deceased owner
    Dog waits outside hospital for a year, looking for her deceased owner
    According to the UK Telegraph'slocal media, heartbroken Masha has been turning up every day, hoping to see her owner ever since he passed away at this hospital in Novosibirsk, Siberia last year. When he was living on a ward in the hospital,...
  • Pet retail
    Petco to acquire online retailer Drs. Foster and Smith
    Petco, one of the largest pet-supply store chains in the United States, has announced plans to acquireDrs. Foster and Smith, a leading online retailer of pet products.Petco, based in San Diego, said in a news release Nov. 19 that the move will...
  • Siberian Husky checking out wild turkeys
    Be cautious at the dinner table if dining around dogs on Thanksgiving
    It's that time of the year again. The turkey is ready to go in the oven. You've got some dishes prepared already, while others you'll get to shortly. Friends and family will be flocking in by the car load, mouths watering and stomachs...
  • Three-legged Marine canine is a hero - and a reason to be thankful
    Three-legged Marine canine is a hero - and a reason to be thankful
    Thanksgiving is a day to count our blessings, love our families, and honor our heroes - whether they stand on two legs, four legs, or three.Marine hero Lucca K458, now the star of the new book Top Dog, is a German Shepherd mix who sniffed out...
  • Joseph Nelson
    Man who abandoned dog in cage in a basement has been found guilty of cruelty
    According to Wednesday's WQAD 8 News, a Rock Falls, Illinois, man who caused the death of a dog who had been locked in a cage, in the basement of a home, has been found guilty of aggravated animal cruelty.On Tuesday, 38-year-oldJoseph Nelson...
  • Pinellas Park man shoots himself in the face as he threatens to kill family dog
    Pinellas Park man shoots himself in the face as he threatens to kill family dog
    Dennis Eugene Emery died on Tuesday by the time authorities arrived at his Pinellas Park, Florida home after he accidentally shot himself in the face during a domestic dispute with his wife reported the TampaBay.com.Emery, 57, had been arguing...