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Dog Runs Grueling Desert Ultramarathon Just For Fun

This is Cactus, a Moroccan runner who completed the grueling Marathon des Sables through the Sahara Desert earlier this week. He is talented and he is also a dog.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Record-Breaking 17-Foot Python Discovered in Florida Everglades | Breitbart

A team of invasive species researchers has discovered the largest python ever found in Florida's swampland — and her 73 eggs.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

No more 'kitten slaughterhouse': Government halts deadly cat experiments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it was ending the testing - which included feeding cats to other cats - effective immediately.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Inseparable Dog and Cat Best Friends Surrendered in the Same Carrier Now Have New Home Together

Shelter workers said Kitty the cat would yell anytime she was separated from Leila the dog

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Remarkable photo of bear surrounded by elk at New Mexico ranch goes viral | Fox News

A bizarre photo of a bear surrounded by elk has gone viral after it was posted to Facebook by a ranch in Cimarron, northern New Mexico.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Newly-discovered Starry Dwarf Frog is the size of a thumbnail

Scientists just found a new species of frog in India that's the sole member of a mysterious ancient lineage.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cat found safe after going on a ride under hood of car | abc7.com

A cat is safe after going on a ride under the hood of a car. Kaleah Michelle tweeted a video along with a message saying "I was driving and heard a 'meow' and look what we found".

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Huge snake eats another snake that was attacking a rat: 'Crazy turn of events' | Fox News

A brawl between an eastern brown snake and a python over a juicy rat turned deadly last week — at least, for two parties involved.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Rescue bull looks so sad after he accidentally bursts his favorite toy ball

Tex the longhorn bull looked adorably dejected after he pushed his bright red yoga ball into a barbed wire fence and deflated it

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Petco Workers Find Senior Dogs Abandoned In Store Bathroom

“They were shaking and they wanted to be together.”

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Company Makes Cardboard Tanks to Help Your Cat Conquer the World

To conquer the world, cats need cutting-edge military technology. That's why Suck UK creates awesome cardboard gadgets.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Realistic Masks of Your Own Pet's Face

A Company Makes Enormous, Human-Head Size Replicas of Your Own Pet's Face

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

A Humpback Whale Was Just Found In The Middle Of The Amazon Rainforest And No One Knows How It Got There

The carcass of an 8-meter (26-foot) humpback whale was discovered last Friday in the mangrove forests of northern Brazil, according to a post by the Brazil

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

5 of History's Biggest Dogs

Some of the world's largest dogs have tipped the scales in excess of 300 pounds and stood taller than some NBA players.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Adorable Group Photos of Dogs Who Pack Walk Together Every Day in Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Dog Walkers in upstate New York offers a wonderful opportunity for local dogs to walk as a pack together on a daily basis. This program offers

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

4 of the Most Common Dog Behaviors, Decoded

What’s up, Fido? Get the scoop behind four common dog behaviors to understand what your furry friend is trying to say to you.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Study: Dogs Experience Profound Personality Changes As They Age - Study Finds

It's probably no surprise to their owners, but dogs, much like people, have distinct personalities (canine-alities?) that shift and change over time, according to a new study.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Pixar Shortfilm Kitbull

Connection that sparks a friendship between two creatures a kitten and a pit bull

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Interactive Toy Plays With Your Dog When You're Busy Folding Laundry or Watching Your Favorite Show | Mental Floss

The Wickedbone is a smart, interactive dog toy that lets you be as hands-on or hands-off as you want. Here's how to get one on Amazon.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

He Never Expected a Lioness to Do This After He Picked Up Her Cub - graduatez.com

He Never Expected a Lioness to Do This After He Picked Up Her Cub - In this world, neither humans nor lions can survive in isolation. As the functional ecosystems continue to fade due to human activities, all the more these wild animals become reliant to

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

The rewilding movement is going from strength to strength - Conservation

TAPIRS ARE South America’s largest land mammals. They are one of six species Ignacio Jiménez and his team are trying to re-introduce to the Iberá project, a 7,500km{ 2} wetland reserve in north Argentina, run by Tompkins Conservation, an American char

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dog Show Handlers

Here's how they know you should never put liver in your pantyhose—and why that Busy Bee scene in 'Best in Show' may not be so far-fetched.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

‘It Takes Just Five Minutes To Save A Cat’s Life’: How To Protect Feral Cats During The Dangerous Cold Spell

The dangerously-cold temperatures plaguing Chicago this week could be deadly for many outdoor creatures, including the estimated 200,000  feral cats that live in the Chicago area.

Family & Parenting | Kids

North Carolina boy ‘hung out with a bear’ while lost in woods

The 3-year-old North Carolina boy who was found safe after spending two days lost in the woods told his family that he “hung out with a bear” during the ordeal. Casey Hathaway’s a…

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Bill introduced to make animal cruelty a federal felony

WASHINGTON (WSET) — Two lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make animal cruelty and bestiality a felony nationwide. The Orlando Sentinel reportsthe Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Actwould target "crushing, burning, drowning, su

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Large, fluffy emotional support dog melts hearts on plane – and online

Now that's a good dog.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Hilarious moment man is reunited with his lost dog, who then returns with another pooch and a goat | Daily Mail Online

Kyle Krier's wife let out their black Labrador who disappeared. Kyle, from Kansas, went searching for 'Bo.' But when he found him, he wasn't alone. The pet made friends with another lab and a goat.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Deadly snake spotted devouring huge lizard on Australian beach | Fox News

It’s not what you expect to see on a walk along the beach. But visitors to a popular Western Australian beach made a terrifying discovery after coming across a hungry snake making a meal of a massive lizard.

Pets & Animals | Animals

World's loneliest snail dies, and a species goes extinct

One famous snail’s death highlights the plight faced by diverse Hawaiian snails, of which there were once hundreds of species.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Wounded tiger 'finds humans to ask for help' after being injured - Mirror Online

The 'alpha male predator' known as Tikhon appeared at a remote Russian border close to China and refused to leave despite warning shots being fired by guards

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Kitten Hilariously Learns That the Floating Triangles Reflected in the Mirror Are Attached to Her Head

While sitting on her human's bed, a funny little Scottish straight kitten named Mimo spotted a couple of floating triangles reflected in the dresser

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

A Determined Bunny Tenaciously Digs at the Dirt in an Effort to Free a Kitten Trapped Behind a Wall

A determined little bunny who grew very concerned about a feline friend who was stuck behind a corrugated wall, tenaciously dug at the dirt and pushed it

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

WATCH: Bald Eagle Lands on Notre Dame Fan at the Cotton Bowl | Breitbart

In life and in sports, sometimes you're the pigeon and sometimes you're the statue. Or, as one unwitting Notre Dame fan found out, sometimes

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

12 of the strangest dog behaviors explained

Dogs often exhibit strange behavior like sniffing other dogs' butts, eating poop, getting "the zoomies," and more. Here's why.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks

Dogs have a much wider range of hearing than humans do and noises that don’t bother us can give them a very ruff time. Fireworks are especially tough on many pups and also hard on owners who have to calm their panicking pets. To potentially help them, F

Politics | PC Culture

PETA Strikes Again: Stop Using 'Anti-Animal Language'

On Tuesday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) issued a tweet calling for human beings to stop using “anti-animal language” and using “speciesism” in conversations. PETA demanded some changes to everyday language, including:

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

NC has seldom seen breed of squirrel that’s 2 feet tall | Charlotte Observer

The Carolina coast has a seldom seen breed of squirrel that is 2 feet tall and weighs as much as a chihuahua. A state camera trap program is capturing images of these fox squirrels in remote areas.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

After car hits Thai elephant, animal kills driver

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say a man was killed by a wild elephant after his speeding car hit the animal near a national park in northeastern Thailand. Police Lt. Col. Kemchat Paedkaew says the accident occurred at dusk Wednesday on a small road that has sig

Pets & Animals | Animals

Man Discovers A Family Of Mice Living In His Garden, Builds Them A Miniature Village

Recently, photographer Simon Dell stumbled upon a family of mice running around his garden. Instead of reaching for the traps, however, he took out his tools. Dell built the mice a miniature village and they repaid him by posing in front of his camera.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Leopard, hyena share a rare meal—before other cats cut in

A strategic truce and rare interactions between normally solitary creatures determine who will get the lion's share of the meal.

News | Animal Links

Tackling plastic pollution in the Galápagos | Stories | WWF

Around the world, humans produce an estimated 1.3 billion tons of plastic waste per year, a number that is set to increase to 2.2 billion by 2025. In countries such as Ecuador that have limited garbage collection services, some of this plastic waste inevi

News | Animal Links

#TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief

Susan Cain Tellem needs your help today! #TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief - Hello turtle friends from Susan and Marshall at American Tortoise Rescue. Our house and the turtle hospital in Malibu burned down Friday, November 10, during one of California’s

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

7 Facts About Ragdoll Cats

The Ragdoll cat can be described in three words: big, beautiful, and friendly.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Environmentalists: To Save The World, Dump Your Pets

According to a study out Monday on global climate change, your dog (or your cat) is probably killing the environment, and if you want to stem the tide of global warming, it's time to say "good-bye" to Fido and Fluffy.

Pets & Animals | Animals

'Gold-diggin' dog swindles free burgers from McDonald's

Princess can't seem to curb her craving for Big Macs and fries, so the dog has taken to sneaking out at night and walking herself to the parking lot of a local McDonald's in Oklahoma City to get her fix of free burgers.

Pets & Animals | Animals

The film debut of the Antarctica “headless chicken monster,” a rare sea cucumber — Quartz

Scientists accidentally discovered a deep-sea swimming cucumber in the waters off Australia during a marine conservation project.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

How 31 Alberta wolves changed the natural balance of Yellowstone National Park

An eco-experiment that started with 14 Alberta wolves being introduced to Yellowstone National Park has shown just how powerful the laws of nature really are.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds Could Save Your Life

Birds and planes are a bad combination, but it’s not so easy to shoo our avian friends away from airport runways. Thankfully, scientists from France have stumbled upon an ingenious solution to the problem—an optical illusion that appears to scare the

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Let's Talk Dog Exercise — How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?

When it comes to dog exercise, how much exercise does a dog need every day based on breed and age? How do you exercise your dog if you’re short on time?

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Stray Dog Was So Matted No One Knew What Kind Of Dog He Was

He looks SO different now!

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Nepal's Tiger Population Nearly Doubles in Last Decade

Better protections, including an increased number of anti-poaching rangers, has allowed populations of tigers to grow quickly.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

S.African lion cubs conceived artificially in world first

Watching the two little lion cubs boisterously play with each other at a conservation centre outside of South Africa's capital Pretoria, it's hard to see anything out of the ordinary. "These are the first ever lion cubs to be born by means of artific

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Snow leopard 'poses for selfies,' goes viral | Fox News

A snow leopard, high up in the mountains of China, discovered several cameras used to photographs of their surroundings. The snow leopard did what anyone would do upon discovering a camera - take a selfie.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

5 Lessons That My Cats Taught Me

The best lessons in life can be learned by living with and observing cats. Cats are great companions but they don’t just provide comfort, cats can really teach us a lot about how we go about living our best lives.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Shelter Dogs Who Made It Big

From four-legged movie stars to heroic rescue dogs, some of history's most amazing pooches were adopted from shelters.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Clever puppy escapes his house and then rings the doorbell to get back in

A puppy managed to escape his home, but then figured out how to ring the doorbell to get back inside.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year in the United States. Although that number has gone down since 2011 (from 3.9 million) there are still millions of dogs waiting in shelters for a forever home. October is Adopt a Shelter Do

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

A woman was taken into custody after providing care to more than two dozen animals – 17 cats and 10 dogs – for owners who had to evacuate.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Wisconsin man naps with cats at animal sanctuary, goes viral | Fox News

A 75-year-old retired Spanish teacher in Green Bay, Wisconsin, made headlines this week after he was documented taking cat naps -- with actual cats.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

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Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from FOXNews.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Hurricane Florence Heroes Rescue 6 Trapped Dogs from Rising Waters: 'They Would Have Drowned'

Rescue workers continue to help those in the Carolinas stranded after the devastating damages of Hurricane Florence, including six dogs who were found abandoned in a locked cage in Leland, North Carolina, as flood waters rose

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

How You Can Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Florence | Mental Floss

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

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

The New Dog Sport: A Dog’s Nose Work Is Never Done | The Outline

Nose work is a new sport in which dogs seek out specific scents. It’s also an opportunity to let dogs do what they do best.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Texas woman shocked to find 'stubborn' hen sitting on massive snake in wild photo | Fox News

A hen in Hull, Texas was rather “clucky” when a massive snake decided to rest near the animal rather than make the chicken its next meal.

News | Animal Links

How do cats contribute to your health and well-being?

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Nile or Asian monitor lizard scaring Davie FL families | Miami Herald

A six-foot Nile or Asian monitor lizard has eluded trappers from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Martin County Trappers in the Davie family neighborhood of Zachary and Maria Lieberman.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

No kidding! Goats prefer to interact with humans who look happy - The Irish News

A new study has found the first evidence that goats respond differently to happy and angry humans.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Farmers should 'smile' at their livestock to produce better meat

Farmers should try to look happy around their livestock to make sure the meat tastes better after slaughter, a new study suggests.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Pet Photographer Kaylee Greer Highlights Dogs in Shelters: Photos

Kaylee Greer, a pet photographer, is using her talent to highlight dogs in shelters — find out more

News | Animal Links

Dogs rush to help when owners cry, study suggests - CNN

Dogs will move faster to be with their owners, on average, if the owner is crying versus humming a tune, a small study finds.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

This Colorful New Seahorse Is the Size of a Grain of Rice

Researchers have discovered a tiny new species of pygmy seahorse that inhabits the boulder-strewn coasts of Japan.

News | Animal Links

Survey: Pet Owners Happier, Wealthier, More Fit Than Non-Owners - Study Finds

If you think pets are the pits, you may not be living to your potential. A new survey finds that people who own pets are happier, earn more money, and exercise more frequently than those who don't.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Massive python slithers up Australian man's home in shocking video | Fox News

A homeowner in Australia captured an unwanted surprised on camera, as a nearly 10-foot long python slithered its way up the side of his home.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Bear steals pizza from Tennessee restaurant customers dining on patio | Fox News

Carolyn Ball, a waitress at Howard’s Steakhouse in downtown Gatlinburg, said a young black bear cub came up from the creek for a free meal.

News | Animal Links

Historic Cat Photos on International Cat Day - The Atlantic

Fashions and technologies may change over time, but cats never go out of style.

News | Interesting Links

Mare stuck in mud is rescued by volunteers in Ireland | Fox News

A horse was trapped in a mud pond in Limerick, Ireland, on Friday night, but volunteers worked together to free the animal from the muck, the Limerick Leader reported.

News | The News

Massive, voracious lizards are invading the southwestern US | Fox News

A group of South American lizards, known as tegu lizards, have taken over parts of Florida and there is concern they could expand into the southwestern U.S. in what is being described as an invasion.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

The Lassie Effect: Study Looks at Empathy in Dogs | The Bark

Dogs are thought to be very aware of people’s emotions, but if a pup’s owner was really upset, would he actually go out of his way to offer help and comfort? Some not only will, a new study found, they’ll overcome obstacles to do it.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

New Jersey police rescue deer 'doing laps' in swimming pool | Fox News

Depending on how you look at it, they either rescued the deer or totally ruined its morning.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney will permanently allow dogs in some resorts, theme park blogger reports - Orlando Sentinel

Last year, Disney announced it planned to charge $50 to $75 a night to cover cleaning fees and allow visitors to bring their dogs.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

Very good dog finishes Australian half marathon, earns medal, gets taken to dog jail

Don’t worry, he’ll get adopted if his owners don’t claim him.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Grieving mother orca falling behind family as she carries dead calf for a seventh day | The Seattle Times

Researchers are keeping vigil over the orca mother for a seventh day. Now she's falling behind her pod. "I am so terrified for her well-being," said researcher Deborah Giles. "She is a 20-year-old breeding-age female and we need her."

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean | Popular Science

It may seem like sort of a silly thing to ponder, born out of owners’ love for their pets and the human-animal bond between them. But determining a pet’s “real” age is actually important because it helps veterinarians like me recommend life-stage

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

'Shark in the cage!' Shaq pulled from water after predator wiggles through bars of enclosure | Fox News

Shaquille O'Neal couldn't escape a curious shark, as the predator wiggled its way through metal bars of a 12-foot-tall enclosure the NBA star was locked inside of.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Man Senses Someone Watching Him — And Finds The Cutest Spies - The Dodo

“A lot of times I don’t even realize they’re there. I just turn around and there’s a snout sticking out from under the fence.”

Pets & Animals | Animals

500-pound goliath grouper eats shark as shocked Florida fishermen watch: 'He just sucked it in' | Fox News

There's a reason goliath groupers are called the garbage disposals of the sea — they eat everything in sight, including sharks.

Science & Technology | Fun Science Stuff

12 Of The Saddest Science Facts Of All Time

It's lonely spacecraft and abandoned animals all the way down. I'm so sorry.

Psychology | Personality

This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood | Science | Smithsonian

What clownfish stepfathers and Dad-of-the-Year foxes teach us about paternal neurochemistry in the animal kingdom

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Chill Armadillo Decides To Use Family's Pool While They're Out Of Town

Living the wild life can sure be exhausting at times — there's so much scurrying around. Fortunately for one leisure-loving armadillo, he found just the place to take a load off for a while

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

A mini horse was found on a Japanese rooftop three days after disappearing | Fox News

A miniature horse that went missing during Japan’s devastating floods last week has been found alive and stranded on a roof.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Senior Dogs Abandoned At Shelter Being Too 'Loud' And 'Smelly' - The Dodo

They were both so confused — but now they're getting the best second chance ❤️️

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

GOOD BOY: British Special Forces Combat Dog Takes Down Three Syrian Jihadis, Saves Fellow Soldiers

A Special Air Services dog is being hailed as a hero after he successfully fought off a Jihadi surprise attack while his unit was on patrol in Syria.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Alaska Over a Century: From Natural Wonders to Government Plunder

Retracing a famous environmentalist's journey almost 120 years ago, an author discovers a very different Alaska.

News | Animal Links

Dogs Use 19 Referential Signals to Communicate With Humans

These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.

Pets & Animals | Animals

What happens if someone catches the Loch Ness Monster? - BBC News

Scottish Natural Heritage said it would "dust off" a document prepared almost 20 years ago for such an event.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Antelope sends honey badger flying in epic fight | Fox News

An epic fight between an antelope and a honey badger has gone viral after pictures emerged of the antelope sending the honey badger flying.

Pets & Animals | Animals

20-foot shark surprises Coast Guard crew off Maine coast: 'It’s real life Jaws'

A U.S. Coast Guard crew had a close encounter with a massive shark this week as it was returning from a search-and-rescue mission off the coast of Boothbay Harbor in New Jersey.

Pets & Animals | Animals

'Gang' of rhino poachers mauled to death by pride of lions after breaking into game reserve | Fox News

At least three suspected rhino poachers have been killed by a pride of lions after they broke into a game reserve in South Africa.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

'It's a miracle': 81-year-old man survives attack from hundreds of bees | Fox News

An 81-year-old man in Texas is thankful to be alive after being stung by hundreds of bees.

News | Animal Links

Dogs Understand Emotions Behind Human Facial Expressions, Get Stressed By Bad Moods - Study Finds

A new study finds that dogs can read the emotions tied to their owners' facial expressions, and a bad mood can cause their heart rates to spike.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

5 Ways to Calm Your Dog During Fireworks - The Dogington Post

For parents of dogs that fear loud, unknown noises, a booming crack or the startling burst of fireworks in the distance can mean hours of heartache and helplessness trying to comfort our terrified four-legged family member.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Congratulations? Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, Wins the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Zsa Zsa got a manicure and wore a sparkly pink collar but it was her droopy tongue and protruding teeth that charmed the judges.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

These are the 19 ways your dog is secretly communicating with you | Fox News

Scientists have discovered dogs use 19 signals dogs to try and communicate with their human pals.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Why the World’s Biggest Pig Is in Serious Trouble

The 600-pound giant forest hog is expert at avoiding people, who are increasingly hunting the animal in its African habitat.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

17 Dogs Who Should Be Utterly Ashamed By Their Behavior

Did a tornado or my dog go through this house?

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Cop Dumps 10 Orphaned Ducklings Into A Pond — Then Something Amazing Happens

These babies lost their parents — but they thankfully they weren't without a mom for long.

News | Interesting Links

Strange 'bird fish' goes viral: What is this creature? | Fox News

Images of a strange ‘bird fish’ have gone viral, prompting questions about what the bizarre creature is.

Pets & Animals | Animals

500 million-year-old claw-faced sea monster was a killing machine | Fox News

if you could dip your head into the oceans of Earth as they appeared 500 million years ago, you might see what looked like a spiny, disembodied claw cruising through the depths while trying to stuff an unfortunate piece of prey into its circular, fang-fil

News | Interesting Links

Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands'

Bottlenose dolphins in Australia call each other by name and touch frequently to maintain alliances with other males, a new study says.   

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dogs Help Toddler Escape Her Room So She Can Give Them Snacks

Colby and Bleu transformed the tiny human into their very own partner in crime.

News | Animal Links

Dogs Use Various Gestures To Get What They Want From Us

New research shows the four requests most commonly used that result in dogs being satisfied are “Scratch me!”, “Give me food/drink”, “Open the door” and “Get my toy/bone.”

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Valley of the Ragdolls

They’re floppy, relaxed, and they come when you call them. Is the Ragdoll a genetic miracle, or just one very cool cat?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

A Woman Rescued This Fox From A Fur Farm – Then Got Her A Buddy To Stop Her Feeling Alone

For one lucky fox in Poland, life wouldn’t begin and end on a fur farm. Instead, she’d be adopted by Polly Lushchynskaya, who didn’t stop her efforts at bringing the pup home – she also paired her new pet with an unexpected companion to ease the f

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Diseases You Can Get From Your Pets

You may not be able to catch a cold from Fido, but you can get some other nasty stuff. Find out more about diseases your pets can share with you and how to protect yourself.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dogs | Mental Floss

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