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A visitor who recorded the moments after a 3-year-old boy fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo said the ape appeared to be protecting the child before being shot, NBC News reported. “I don’t know if the screaming did it or too many people hanging on the edge, if he thought we were coming […]

  It may be time for his daily walk, but this adorable Husky is just not having any of it!”Gotta get off the couch. Come on,” a voice says off-camera in this adorable video.But Zeus is not shy about saying no — time and time again, he lets out a loud howl to signal his […]

If you are a pet owner, you might have been tempted to spoil your furry family member with a treat from your plate. But before you do, make sure you’re not sharing one of the common foods that can cause serious, and sometimes fatal, medical problems for cats and dogs.In a new review of studies, […]

Summer in the city can be dangerous for pets.Hot cars, swimming pools with steep sides or waterfront docks, and picnics where dogs can sneak a helping of raisins or grapes – tasty to you but potentially poisonous to your animal friend – all pose a problem, say veterinarians who work in critical care.Popular summertime activities […]

A Murray State student who lost most of his belongings in a tornado earlier this month has continued his search for his beloved dog, who was torn from his arms during the twister.The Paducah Sun reported that Matt James, his girlfriend Brie Keyes and her mother Lisa have been following up on about 20 reported […]

While you’re having fun in the summer heat, make sure your pet does also, says Joey Teixeira, senior manager, ASPCA Adoption Center, along with his outrageously cute dog, Mervin the Chihuahua.When I met with them both it wasn’t exactly warm weather, in fact quite the opposite for the time of year. But heat can be […]

There are a lot of really — really — good reasons to look before you sit when visiting a public restroom. But park rangers at Australia’s Charles Darwin National Park came up with one we’ve never even considered before.There might just be an enormous snake in the toilet.Yes, that’s the scene that greeted rangers during […]

Eight years ago, Laura Darby was offered the chance to move to the Congo and research chimps in the wild.The opportunity was Darby’s dream, but there was one problem. She had a brand new boyfriend. Not ready to give up the amazing job (or her new beau, Adam Singh), she invited him to travel with […]

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There’s a good chance that your pet is too fat. A startling new study finds that over half of America’s pet population is overweight or obese. That’s about 89 million cats and dogs that are at an unhealthy weight, reports Pet MD. Much like their human caretakers, obese and overweight pets face a host of […]

As thousands of Fort McMurray residents were forced to flee the devastating wildfire, two Canadian airlines ensured no four-legged friend was left behind.WestJet and Canadian North have been letting evacuees from the stricken city bring their pets into the passenger cabin of the plane with them.”People have just shown up there with whatever they could grab, pets included,” WestJet spokeswoman Lauren Stewart told […]

“But mom … I don’t want to get out of the bathtub yet!”If you’re a parent (or have given any child a bath, for that matter), you’ve probably heard a similar cry.But, as this pup proves, bath-time blues isn’t reserved only for stubborn little toddlers.In the video, a Siberian husky named Zeus cries loudly from […]

Summer is just around the corner and you can’t stop daydreaming about getting away for the week. There is only one problem. What are you going to do with your pet? When it comes to traveling, the thought of leaving Fido in a kennel for the week makes many pet owners uneasy.Not only can kennel […]

little girl in Texas is laughing off a recent attack by one of nature’s most ferocious beasts — a goose.Five-year-old Summer Gidden was chasing geese with her friends when the flock decided to chase back, swooping into her hair and knocking her to the ground.Summer’s sister Stevie shared the photos on Twitter, showing off the […]

MIDDLESEX, Vt. — State game officials have backed down and allowed a woman to keep a 3-year-old wood duck that was brought home by one of her dogs when it was a chick.Earlier this year, a game warden arrived at Kimberlee Stevens’ home in Middlesex to take the duck named Peep. When Stevens refused to […]

Photo: Megan MartinBringing my adopted cat, Jameson, home with me in 2014 was one of the happiest days of my life.Having to go back to work two days later was one of the worst.While the rest of the country is hung up on the necessity of maternity leave — or even the newly coined “meternity” […]

I’ve been on a passionate spring cleaning and de-cluttering mission recently. It’s made my home feel calmer and more spacious, and it’s been energizing for me personally. That’s not an easy task, since I also work from home and have two shedding Labradors. In addition to my home being my living and work space, I’m an […]