Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
A year and a half ago, Ruth London lay in intensive care in a hospital in Boca Raton, Fla., with severe pneumonia, delirious and hallucinating that she was in jail.
Friday, April 26, 2013
If you are the type of person who is inclined to watch YouTube videos of cute animals doing even cuter things, you’ve probably encountered Lil Bub: the adorable, wall-eyed kitten with a perpetually protruding strawberry pink tongue.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Lutheran Church Charities' K-9 Comfort Dogs traveled to Boston following the marathon bombings to help residents and victims cope.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Traveling circus shows in Britain have gone to the dogs — literally. A new law banning wild animals from traveling with the circus around the country takes effect in 2015, and then only dogs, cats and rabbits will be allowed on board.
Monday, April 22, 2013
It’s National Pet Identification Week. Do you know where your pet's tags are?
Friday, April 19, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The city of Albuquerque tops the list for being America’s best city for four-legged travelers! Priceline.com ranked the Duke City as the friendliest for travelers with pets.
Monday, April 15, 2013
A recent front-page article in The Washington Post, “Wolf-to-dog evolution went with the grain,” states, “In particular, dogs show changes in genes governing three key steps in the digestion of starch . . . it makes us convinced that being able to digest starch efficiently was crucial to dogs.”
Friday, April 12, 2013
Pets for Patriots and the Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC). Through the partnership, service men and women will receive a discount on the normal adoption fee.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
petdayusa.com, the day was started by celebrity pet lifestyle expert and animal welfare advocate Colleen Paige in order "to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters all across the nation."
The giant tarantula is as big as a human face. Its legs, which have unique daffodil-yellow markings, span a massive 20cm (eight inches). The arachnid also has a distinctive pink band around its body. The new species was found in the war-torn north of the South Asian country by scientists from Sri Lanka's Biodiversity Education and Research (BER) organization.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
It took a zombie to find Disaster at the Crossroads of the World. Two years after he disappeared from his Long Island home, Disaster the cat was found this week in the heart of Manhattan -- by a Times Square haunted house promoter dressed up as a zombie. Jeremy Zelkowitz, who sells tickets for the Times Scare haunted house, spotted Disaster early Saturday morning crossing 42nd Street. He snatched up Disaster, a black and white cat who appeared to be well-kept and neat, and brought him to a nearby animal hospital.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Friday, April 5, 2013
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Three years ago Weston real estate agent Leslie Mann read a story on the Internet that horrified her. What she read was the story of Turtle, a female pit bull-type dog who had been abandoned in a wooded area of Hyde Park in the middle of winter. She was badly injured and barely clinging to life -- showing all the signs of a bait dog, one used to test the fighting instinct of a potential fight dog.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
For kids who love animals, here are three new apps that are exciting and different. One amazes kids with unpredictable animations whenever they pet an animal. In another, kids paint animals by turning the camera into their crayon. A third dazzles kids with vibrant illustrations constructed out of polymer clay.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013