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Pets & Animals | Animals

Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals - The New York Times

Getting on the endangered list issued by the Zoological Society of London isn’t actually about looks. Creatures have to be evolutionarily distinctive, not just weird.

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Why Whales Got So Big

It’s often said that the ocean releases them from the constraints of life on land. It’s actually the opposite.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Anti-animal experiment group applauds Trump signing of bill that stops testing on puppies | WZTV

Sinclair Broadcast Group (WZTV)--President Trump on Friday stated he was unhappy about many things in the $1.6 trillion spending bill he signed but one group of animal-lovers is happy he did.Among the many items included in the 'Omnibus' bill was a sectio

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Sea mammals are huge for a reason | Science | AAAS

Study explores what makes sea lions and manatees much bigger than their terrestrial kin

Pets & Animals | Animals

World's last white rhino dies - CNN

The world's last male northern white rhino has died leaving only two females left to save the species from extinction.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

These are the best guard dogs, according to science | Science | AAAS

Three European and Asian breeds are better at guarding U.S. herds than local dogs

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

World's biggest puppy who weighs 12st and is 6ft tall replicates extinct ancient dog - Mirror Online

Most people think Euphrates, an American Molossus, is a fully grown dog when they spot her out on a walk - but she is only nine-months-old

Pets & Animals | Animals

Dog dies on United flight after flight attendant forced passenger to put carrier in overhead bin

United has since confirmed and apologized for the tragic accident.

Science & Technology | Science

Massive, 6-inch hairy spider saved from mind-blowing Australian flood | Fox News

It really does sound like something from a horror movie: a giant spider larger than a man’s hand, which makes loud hissing sounds and has powerful long venomous fangs.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Snailfish caught on camera in the Mariana Trench

A snailfish was filmed swimming more than 26,000 feet below the surface. It's the deepest-dwelling fish ever recorded.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

'Man's Best Friend' Took 3 Bullets to Protect His Owner From Robbers

"Rex came out with the little strength he had left in him and threw himself..."

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Kitten Who Wouldn't Stop Crying Was Trying To Tell His Rescuer Something

Ares had just been adopted from the shelter — but he'd left someone very important behind.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

New dinosaurs are being discovered in record numbers, and it’s changing everything we thought we knew – BGR

Every kid grows up loving dinosaurs. As we grow older we listen to science teachers explain how dinosaurs lived and died, we watch documentaries about the age when reptiles ruled the land, and by the time we reach adulthood most of us like to think we hav

News | Animal Links

Artificial nests bring new hope for vulnerable shy albatross

Dozens of fluffy shy albatross chicks sitting on artificial nests are a promising sign for scientists behind an innovative plan to give the vulnerable species a boost to help counteract the negative impacts of climate change.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

How The Crown Saved the Corgis | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dad comes up with the ultimate life hack for clipping his dog's nails

Pictures of man's new technique for clipping his dog's nails have gone viral on Twitter.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

People are letting their dogs take the Egg Challenge. It's much better than Tide Pods.

Try not to squeal with joy.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Prehistoric spider-like arachnid found preserved in amber, and it even has a tail – BGR

If you're one of the many people who have a fear of spiders, going back in time 100 million years apparently wouldn't have done you any good. A new, bizarre spider-like creature has just been discovered in Southeast Asia, having been encased in amber duri

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

World’s first talking killer whale: Wikie the orca learns to say ‘hello’ and ‘bye bye’

Whales are known for their impressive communications skills which allow pods to ‘talk’ to each other through complex clicks and singing, even when they are 100 miles apart.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

'Zombie Deer' Disease Is Spreading: What You Should Do

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has now been reported in deer in at least 22 U.S. states and 2 Canadian provinces. A study has raised concerns that CWD could eventually jump to humans.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Giant Pacific Octopus totally engulfs scuba diver [Video]

This incredible footage was recorded by Dennis Chow at Dillon Rock near the amazing Browning Pass, just north of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. While exploring a wall during this particular dive, Dennis, Shaz and Wes noticed a Giant Pac

News | Animal Links

Every Year, Photographer Sends Out Family's Holiday Card Staring His Adorable Dog

He first began the tradition in 1990. Paddy, his rescue terrier, was the star of these cards until he passed away after the 2002 edition was sent out. Raggle is another rescue terrier who has since taken his place.

Music | Music

John Lennon Was a Crazy Cat Lady

John Lennon had almost as many cats as the Beatles had No. 1 hits.

Pets & Animals | Animals

New marsupial lion species discovered

AUSTRALIAN researchers have discovered a new species of extinct marsupial lion that once roamed the continent.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Nurses helped sneak dog of dying man into the hospital to say goodbye

"For the first time that day he moved his arm in attempts to pet his Lil Fee," she says. "It was a moment I’ll never forget."

Pets & Animals | Animals

Photographer captures cats midair in ninja poses

Hisakata Hiroyuki, a talented photographer from Japan, has managed to snap a group of mortal tomcats in a variety of high-flying kung fu poses. Using his own rapid-fire reactions, he photographs the lovable cats flying through the air, their legs and paw

Pets & Animals | Animals

Photos: The Supreme Cat Show

The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors travel from all over to enter their cats into categories including Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmes

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Mass. puppy revived after overdose - Story | KTTV

A family’s puppy was saved after she accidentally got into something that almost took her life.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Wild Badger Sneaks Into Home, Impersonates Family Cat

“He didn’t seem too happy when I tried to move him," a woman said of the critter, which ate the cat's food.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

The Only Point of This Video Game Is to Pet Dogs at a Party | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Scientists film fish at deepest-ever depth (8,178 meters!) in Mariana Trench [Video]

The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (Jamstec) recently released incredible footage (filmed on May 18, 2017) which captured a snailfish in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 8,178 meters - considered to be the deepest point ever for film

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

What a Border Collie Taught a Linguist About Language | WIRED

The whistles that a shepherd uses to command her dog sound a whole lot like human language.

Science & Technology | Wildlife

Elusive Butterfly Sighted in Scotland for the First Time in 133 Years | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Cats have left their mark all over Los Angeles history

From showbiz cats to beloved school cats, L.A. has been home to many important felines, which makes it the quintessential cat town.

News | Weird and bizarre news

That Time the CIA Tried to Train Cats to Be Spies

On the 70th anniversary of the act creating the CIA, here's a look at one of the agency's odder moments

Humor | Funny Stuff

If Your Boss Was A Cat

Cats are magnificent animals. They are smart, curious and independent. Maybe these qualities helped The Business Cat to reach business heights.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Biggest Ocean Sunfish Found in New Zealand Is the First Species of Its Kind Discovered in 130 Years

Updated | Marianne Nyegaard, a postdoctoral student at Australia’s Murdoch University, had been searching for evidence of a fourth ocean sunfish species for nearly five years. In 2014, the researcher finally found one washed up on the shore in New Zeala

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Why Dog Breeds Look So Very Different, But Cats Don't

Why don't pedigreed cats show the extremes in body size and shape that dog breeds do?

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

PetSpace Is Now Open and It’s Doggone Amazing

More than just the best new pet adoption place in town, this new space is learning lab, meet & greet center and interactive pet hub.

Pets & Animals | Animals

After spending 9 months alone in mountains, lost dog is home

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A lost Boise dog is back home after nine months and a brutal winter alone in the Idaho mountains.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

Can customers bring dogs into Starbucks and other coffee shops? - LA Times

“Lately I see more and more people are bringing their dogs to pick up coffee. Does L.A. County or city law allow it?”

Travel | Travel

World's most extreme tours with wild animals

Reindeer in Russia. Pandas in China. Elephants in Gabon. These are some of the most thrilling encounters with animals in the wild you can see on a tour.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

What One Woman Did for a Homeless Man’s Injured Dog Will Make You 'Aww'

“I just couldn’t handle the thought of her having to go without her surgery,” Laurel Lainio told 7 News Adelaide

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

9 Cat Breeds Who Crave Affection

If you believe kitties are stand-offish and unemotional, chances are you haven't met these cuddle affectionate cat breeds.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Giant panda born in Tokyo zoo, survival uncertain

TOKYO (AP) — A giant panda cub was born in a Tokyo zoo Monday, but its gender, weight and even whether it will survive are uncertain.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Stubborn vocal cat refuses to go inside

Timo must be hanging out with some huskies lately because that is one stubborn cat! Just listen!

Pets & Animals | Animals

Grumpy cat scolds raccoon for stealing cat food [Video]

This plotting raccoon thought he could grab a few bites of cat food while no one was looking, but not under this grumpy cat's watch! After a few smacks to the face and much to the angry cat's surprise, the mischievous outsider remains unphased and continu

Pets & Animals | Animals

Scientists hunt down super rare T. Rex ant and are shocked at what they find

In nature, creatures that look ferocious and intimidating oftentimes have personalities to match. So, when researchers finally managed to find an active colony of an ant species with a frightening appearance and a name that literally means "tyrant an

News | Animal Links

Heartbreaking Photos Show What Your Trash Does To Animals

They mistake it for food, they get tangled in it, they die from it.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

There's No Such Thing as a Good Dog

People love to tell me how lucky I am to have a good dog like Wiley. But they're dead wrong—there was no luck involved. Wiley's good behavior and good temperament are products of four years of hard work, nothing else. When more people understa

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Can You Guess the Breeds that Make Up These Adorable Dogs?

One of the joys of adopting a mixed breed dog is getting a bit of the best of several different kinds of canines. Except it isn’t always easy to sort out what’s what.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Animal Attractions Around the Country

From exotic preserves to animal sanctuaries and protected environments, we've found amazing animal experiences in every part of the country

News | Animal Links

Your Dog Can ‘Catch’ Your Feelings

A new study looks at emotional contagion between dogs and humans.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Columbus Zoo shows off first of three polar bear cubs

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's polar bears gave birth to the only captive cubs in the country last year. And after spending months in a den and behind the scenes, one has finally emerged to public view on Wednesday.  New mother Anana and her 5-month-ol

Pets & Animals | Animals

Squirrel served daily ice cream mini-cones at North Carolina shop

A North Carolina squirrel is living the dream: two special mini cones of ice cream per day served up by her human friends.Putter the squirrel lives in a tree above Fantasy Isle Ice Cream and Mini Golf in Holden Beach and has gotten quite comfo

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Owner gives adorable 3-legged dog cartoon arms on Instagram

Bradley the dog may only have three legs, but his humans have turned his missing limb into an adorable personality trait thanks to some some funny doodles.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Dogs to Follow on Social Media - Scientific American Blog Network

Companion animals have taken over social media, and these are the ones you should follow

News | Animal Links

Pet Poison: Lilies

Learn which parts of the lily plant are toxic to cats; and the signs and symptoms that your cat has been poisoned by a lily. From Pets Best pet insurance.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Time a Cat Terrified Parliament | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Poor goldfish got a custom tiny wheelchair and no one can handle it

Youtube star Taylor Dean shared a photo of a goldfish with swim bladder disease that her friend Derek built a tiny custom wheelchair for.

Pets & Animals | Animals

These fisherman caught a manta ray on camera that’s so big, it’s making us wonder if the Loch Ness Monster might be

If you’re not familiar with manta rays, they’re super cool sea creatures who look like a cross between a shark and an…

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Every day a sweet dog peeks out from under a gate, waiting for his friend

A cute golden retriever waits for this girl to get out of school to hang out every day.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dog Surrendered at Shelter Comes with Heart-Wrenching Owner’s Manual from 8-Year-Old Child

Rhino Lightening has a super name because he is a super dog. Rhino was a tad too rambunctious for the family’s two small children, so they brought him back to the Humane Society of Utah to find his perfect forever home. The multi-page plea includes spec

News | Animal Links

How to Recognize Dental Disease in Your Pet

Learn how to recognize dental disease in your dog from veterinarian Dr. Fiona, for Pets Best pet health insurance for dogs and cats.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Trusty pet squirrel foils burglary

No guard dog here: An Idaho man said his pet squirrel foiled a home invasion burglary in between jumping across the furniture and wolfing down snacks.

News | Animal Links

Getting Over Rover: Why Our Grief Over a Dog Is So Intense

Those of us who have loved a dog know the truth: Your pet is never "just a dog," which explains why we miss them so much when they pass away.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Baby Hippo, Born Prematurely, Takes Her First Steps

The Cincinnati Zoo asked the public to send "positive vibes" to Fiona, who was born six weeks early and has required around-the-clock intensive care.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

This Week, Dog Lovers Can Take a London Bus Tour With Their Furry Friends | Mental Floss

The 90-minute tour takes riders to the city's best dog parks and canine-themed cultural attractions.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Pup Named After David Bowie (With Eyes to Match) Needs a Forever Home

The dog has reportedly been ignored by potential owners because of his different colored eyes.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Deep-Sea Ghost Shark Filmed Alive In Ocean For First Time

The odd-looking fish, which sports a retractable sex organ on its head, was also spotted in the Northern Hemisphere for the first time.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Ex-owner of dog that had 42-pound tumor is charged with animal cruelty

The former owner of a golden retriever named Henry, who in May was left at a Newport Beach animal hospital while stricken with a 42-pound malignant tumor, is facing criminal charges.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

How to Keep Your Pet Safe This Thanksgiving

Go ahead and let Fido or Fluffy join in the celebrations, but follow these dos and don'ts to keep your pet safe.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Move over, elephants. Dogs have remarkable memories, researchers say

Your dog remembers more than you might think. A new study that tested the memory of man’s best friend found that dogs exhibit something akin to episodic memory — a process that’s been well documented in humans, but difficult to prove in other anima

Pets & Animals | Animals

Newfound spider species masquerades as a dried-up leaf

In the animal kingdom, sometimes the best survival strategy is to pretend to be something you're not — either to ambush unsuspecting prey or to convince predators that you're not very tasty

Pets & Animals | Animals

Heartwarming Video Shows Polar Bear Petting Eskimo Dog in Canada

A guide for Northstar Tours in Canada recently captured heartwarming video of a friendly polar bear petting an Eskimo dog in Churchill, Manitoba. David de Muelles told ABC News today he stumbled upon the "beautiful moment" on Nov. 12

Pets & Animals | Animals

Love Is Patient: Rare Snail Finally Meets Mate Willing to Accept His Differences

To the human eye, Jeremy doesn’t look that different from most snails, but to other snails he is rather unique. Due to a genetic mutation, Jeremy’s shell swirls counterclockwise and his sex organs are located on the left side of his head, the opposite

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dogs Mentally Understand How Much We Love Them, Canine Cognition Expert Assures

Dr. Brain Hare says that the way your dog stares lovingly is their way of hugging you with their eyes

Pets & Animals | Animals

Adorable red fox is too friendly to live in the wild. Instead, she moves in with her human family

Not all animals are fit to live in the wild. Actually, some do better living along side humans. Here’s a story about Pudding, a fox cub, who was too tame to release back into the wild. Due to her special circumstances, the friendly cub wouldn’t make i

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Incredible Face on Pup Who Was Just Adopted Shows What it Means to Adopt Not Shop

The look of unconditional love on this puppy's face will melt your heart and show you how powerful adoption is.

News | Animal Links

Surprise! Giraffes fall under 4 species, not one

For centuries, scientists believed all giraffes fall under one species.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Animal Shelter Has Dog Slumber Parties And We're Already Getting The Popcorn

Slumber parties are the best thing ever. Gossip, bad movies, junk food, they're perfect. All they're missing is a dog. Or dogs (plural). Well, a shelter in Atlanta, LifeLine Animal Project, has made this a possibility, offering pajama parties with

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Dozens Of Abandoned Animals Saved By Pokemon Go Players - Trendzified

While the Pokémon Go game continues to surge in popularity, some real-life animals are reaping the benefits. I absolutely love this story!

News | Animal Links

Dogs Can Understand Both What We Say and How We Say It

"Asking questions is one of the best ways to ensure you and your doctor are on the same page."

Pets & Animals | Animals

Sometimes The Pet Chooses Its Human, Like When A Random Stray Kitten Wouldn't Let Him Go... - Hearts Of Pets

While walking home through his local park, Kawasaki Hina attracted the attention of a small kitten who did everything to capture his attention... What a sweet story!

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

A Creative Wooden Fence That Allows Dogs to Peek Outside While Still Remaining In the Yard

When redditor dath0916 was walking his dogs, he noticed that his new neighbors had constructed a very creative fence that allowed their huskies to peek outside while still remaining in the yard. Un…

Pets & Animals | Animals

Googly-eyed Stubby Squid | Nautilus Live - YouTube

The team spotted this Stubby Squid off the coast of California at a depth of 900 meters (2,950 feet). The stubby squid (Rossia pacifica) looks like a cross b...

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cat bullies man out of living room - Holy Kaw!

You can take the cat out of the street, but you can’t take the street out of the cat. Watch as this formerly-stray cat bullies a man out of its living room.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Dive Into Fun at LA’s Most Awesome Aquariums

See a shark, touch a turtle, oogle octipi! Here are our favorite places for kids to get interactive with marine life in LA.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Dog almost learns how to successfully hula hoop

A dog attempts to learn to hula hoop.

News | Animal Links

An #Orangutan’s Mimicry Offers Clues to #Language’s Origins

Rocky lives in the Indianapolis Zoo and can accurately copy the pitch and tone of human sounds, researchers found.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

6 Brilliant Facts About Bengal Cats | Mental Floss

With its lithe body, large oval eyes, and a coat that’s covered in contrasting spotted or marbled markings, the Bengal looks like a tiny jungle cat. Here are six bits of trivia about the exotic kitty.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The #Science Behind #Nature's #Patterns

A new book explores the physical and chemical reasons behind incredible visual structures in the living and non-living world

Pets & Animals | Animals!

15 Animals You’d Be Surprised to Find in Zoos | Mental Floss

Zoos have grown into a vehicle for conservationism and education, which is why you may see honey bees and chickens alongside more exotic animals.

Pets & Animals | Animals

This girl and her dog are both deaf, so she’s teaching him sign language

Julia and Walter were made for each other. They were both born deaf, and when they saw each other at Pasadena Humane…

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Beautiful, Life-Affirming Photos of Elderly Dogs - Feature Shoot

Chauncey (middle), 12 years old, daughter Sailor Girl (left) and Ready girl (right), 6 years old, Juneau, Alaska Meg ,16 years old, Java, 14.5 years old, Juneau, Alaska In 2006, New York City-based photographer Nancy LeVine said goodbye to her two best fr

News | That's News to Me

Yulin dog meat festival begins in China amid widespread criticism - BBC News

The southern Chinese city of Yulin begins a 10-day dog meat festival, which will see about 10,000 animals killed and eaten, amid widespread opposition.

Sports | My Sporting News

Amazon jaguar shot dead after Olympic torch ceremony - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers, an army statement said. The jaguar was killed on Monday at

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

We Finally Know Why Birds Are So Freakishly Smart

Birds are capable of extraordinary behavioral feats, from solving complex puzzles to tool making. There may be good reason for that. A new study shows that, pound for pound, birds pack more neurons into their small brains than mammals, including primates.

News | The News

Last 9/11 rescue dog Bretagne dies in Houston area - Houston Chronicle

A 16-year-old golden retriever believed to be the last surviving search-and-rescue dog that helped scan the wreckage of the World Trade Center for victims was euthanized Monday at a Houston-area veterinarian's office.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Adorable Baby Goat Thinks a German Shepherd is Her Mommy

This adorable baby goat can't get enough cuddles from her German shepherd.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Huge sea sponge discovered off Hawaii

Scientists in Hawaii discover a huge underwater sea sponge the size of a minivan, and it may be a new species.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Great white shark explodes out of water after diver’s shrewd move

Diver captures amazing footage of a massive great white shark breaching off Gansbaai, South Africa, thanks to timely decision to keep camera rolling.

News | Animal Links

2 Ways Cats Get Sick from Dog Flea & Tick Products

Did you know some dog-specific flea and tick medications are actually toxic to cats? Learn which products are safe (and not safe) for cats.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

5 Species You Might Have Mistakenly Thought Were California Natives | KCET

Did you know that all of these animals are exotics that were introduced to California? Some of the entries on this list may surprise you.

News | Animal Links

Guinness World Records announces 30-year-old Scooter as oldest living cat

It has just been confirmed that a 30-year-old Siamese from Mansfield, Texas is the new oldest cat alive.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Help save the Pangolin

What’s scaly from tip to tail and can curl into a ball? Pangolins! These solitary, primarily nocturnal animals, are easily recognized by their full armor of scales. A startled pangolin will cover its head with its front legs, exposing its scales to

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Patient Nanny Dog Helps Raise Orphaned Animals at the Cincinnati Zoo

A five-year-old rescued Australian shepherd named Blakely has one of the most important jobs at the Cincinnati Zoo: He helps raise orphaned animals.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

19 Brilliant DIY Projects For Pet Food Stations

Whether you have a cat or dog, these great ideas can help minimize the mess of food bowls!..

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dogs look majestic AF while basking in the breeze

Recently, Getty Images compiled a gallery of the cutest pups possible, photographed while immersed in a field of wind.

News | Animal Links

Scientific Reasons Why Your Cat Acts So Weird

The internet loves cats. If the internet were Superman, cats would be the Sun. But even though cats are cute and fluffy (and always ready to start something),

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Ringling Bro. circus elephants take final bow - CBS News

After years of pressure from animal rights groups, elephants at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus retire

News | Animal Links

Los Angeles Permanently Bans Sale of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs, & Rabbits

The city of LA has banned the commercial sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits to reduce the number of strays and euthanized animals.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Hero Dog Helps Firefighters Pull 2 Kids From Burning Home

The children, ages 2 and 4, were the last to escape the blaze when Maxx went in after them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Dog barely escapes when its leash gets stuck in elevator

Recent CCTV footage from an elevator in St. Petersburg, Russia shows a horrifying incident where a dog was nearly killed when its leash became stuck outside of the elevator.

News | Animal Links

For The First Time In A Century, Wild Tiger Numbers Are On The Rise

For wild tigers, the numbers have not been kind. In 1900, an estimated 100,000 tigers roamed free on our planet. Yet within a hundred years, that number plummeted by more than 95 percent — the result of rampant poaching and widespread habitat loss.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Los Angeles Is Very Close To Becoming An Official 'No Kill' City: LAist

Back in 2011, the Los Angeles City Council signed off on a ‘No Kill Los Angeles’ pledge to make L.A. an official ‘no kill’ animal shelter town by 2017.

News | Interesting Links

Science: Look At These Cute Cats to Boost Your Productivity

Looking at cute cat photos has potential work benefits according to a study by Hiroshima University researchers.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

World's 'oldest dog' Maggie dies peacefully, sleeping in her basket

Maggie the Kelpie, believed to be the world's oldest dog, passed away while asleep in her basket Sunday night.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

In-Sync™ Newsletter - April 2016

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Firefighters Rescue Baby Bear from Wildfire, Name It 'Smokey Junior'

That's exactly what happened in Central Florida Thursday evening, when firefighters rescued the baby bear. Fire crews from Lake County -- located in Central Florida near Orlando -- were battling a brush fire that had burned through more than 250 acre

Humor | oh the humanity....

You've got to be kidding: Man dons hooves and lives as a GOAT

ONE man was curious about what life was like as a goat – so he decided to live among them.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

App lets you 'borrow' a dog

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Anna Browne has a thing for corgis, but she's not ready to get her own. "I live in a studio... I work late most nights," said Browne, who works in financial services. So she found an app that lets her borrow one.