If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
—Will Rogers, 1897-1935



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NOVEMBER 16
Monkey Develops AUTISM in World First as It's Given the Antidepressant Prozac
Rare White Lion To Be Auctioned Off 'and Shot By Trophy Hunters'
NOVEMBER 13
Mourning Dog Waits For 80 Days in Road Where Owner Died
Spying on Bees Reveals Pesticides Impair Social Behavior
What Vets Think of '23andMe for Dogs'
NOVEMBER 12
Massachusetts Mayor Takes Dog Dying Of Cancer On Cross-Country Road Trip
Thousands of Florida Greyhounds Will Need New Homes After Dog Racing Ban
NOVEMBER 9
Record-Setting 17-Foot-Long, 120-Pound Burmese Python Is Captured By Snake Hunter in Florida
Rescued 6-foot Emu and Feisty Donkey Are Inseparable – NC Shelter Looks for Someone Who Will Adopt Them Together

NOVEMBER 6
Baby Bear Makes EPIC Struggle to Climb Snow Mountain
Wind Farm Blades Killing Off 75% of Buzzards, Hawks and Kites That Live Nearby, Study Shows
‘Thank You For Your Service, Buddy’: Police Dog Who Helped Nab More Than 200 Suspects Dies
NOVEMBER 5
Hero Puppy Who Protected Owner From Rattlesnake Wins 'Dog of the Year' Award
Fisherman Jumps On Entangled Whale's Back, Cuts It Free
NOVEMBER 1
Paul Barton Plays Piano to Soothe Ailing, Blind Elephants at Sanctuary in Thailand – video of day
OCTOBER 30
Environmentalists: To Save The World, Dump Your Pets
OCTOBER 26
The Working Dog Aptitude Test That Could Match Puppies to Their Perfect Career at Just 8 Weeks Old
"Gold Digging" Dog Pretends to Be Stray to Get McDonald's Hamburgers, Owner Says
Listen: Harriet the Singing Donkey Serenades Passers-By in Ireland
OCTOBER 24
Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy Than Their Black and Yellow Puppy Pals
Pets Can Tell Time – HOLLY NOTE: You get no argument from us. Bella and Jayzbo know within a minute or two exactly when it's time to go hiking, when we should be fixing their lunch, first evening bathroom break and bedtime. We noticed this with our other two Kelpies as well and often joked, "They're checking their watches again." So now science has proven what most pet parents already know.
Researchers Just Found a Bizarre 'Headless Chicken Monster'
OCTOBER 17
Male Birds Can Be Good Singers Or Good Looking, But Not Both
OCTOBER 12
Florence Aftermath...Giant AI "Mosquito-pocalypse" Hits North Carolina – video
Bees Act Really Strange When There’s a Solar Eclipse And Scientists Can’t Explain It
Meet Walter, The Opera Singing Dog – video
OCTOBER 8
Newly-Discovered Hummingbird Is Already In Danger Of Extinction
Fish Kills Will Continue For Weeks Due to Hurricane Florence
OCTOBER 5
This Cat And Dog Love Travelling Together – video
Birds Drunk on Fermented Berries Causing Havoc in Minnesota, Police Say Birds Will 'Sober Up'
OCTOBER 4
The Dog Who Made It Out of a War Zone — and the Heroes Who Saved Her
Why Are Sows in Factory Farms Dying in Surprising Numbers?
OCTOBER 1
Golden Retriever Puppy Locked Out Of House Rings Doorbell To Get Back Inside – video
SEPTEMBER 27
Horse Whisperer Tames Wild Hearts in Florence – video
Seal Slaps Kayaker in the Face With An Octopus in New Zealand – video
SEPTEMBER 24
North Carolina Woman Arrested for Saving Animals During Hurricane Florence
5 Tips When Using CBD for Dogs: The Safest Cannabinoid for Pets
SEPTEMBER 21
Groomed, Then Gone
Everyone Needs a German Shepherd in Their Life – video
This Enigmatic Blob Was One of Earth's Earliest Animals
SEPTEMBER 20
Hurricane Florence Heroes Saved These Animals and More
Florence Kills 5,500 Pigs And 3.4 Million Chickens - The Numbers Are Expected To Rise
Mosquitoes Are Eating Plastic. Why That's A Big Problem.
SEPTEMBER 18
Officials Kill 2 Grizzly Bears Suspected Of Killing Hunting Guide, Injuring Client in Wyoming
SEPTEMBER 17
The Dog That Survived the Most Horrible Situation Ever – This Boxer Rescue Story Will Warm Every Cold Heart On This Earth
Security Camera Catches Cheeky Dog Stealing Peanut Butter Fudge – video
SEPTEMBER 14
There’s a New Baby Aye-Aye at Denver Zoo, And We Just Can’t Deal With The Cute
SEPTEMBER 6
Nearly 90 Elephants Slaughtered Near Wildlife Sanctuary In Africa, Tusks Taken By Poachers
AUGUST 31
Shell Shocked! 100 Million-To-1 Rare Translucent Lobster Caught Off Maine Coast Is THROWN BACK into the Atlantic
Serial Cat Killer Apparently Claims 12
th Victim
Hundreds of Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead Off Mexico
PETA Wants Maine Officials To Build a Gravestone In Memory Of Thousands Of Lobsters Who Died in a Truck Crash
Maine Kills It
AUGUST 30
Dancing, Acrobatic Dolphins – video
AUGUST 24
Faces of the Storm: Houston the Dog's Story Of Survival – video
40,000-Year-Old Baby Horse Dug Out Of The Permafrost In Siberia Forty Millennia After The Rest Of Its Species Went Extinct
AUGUST 21
Endangered Species Law Costing The Economy Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars, Says CEI
Dog Comforts Rescued Pony That Was Starved of Food and Affection – video
AUGUST 17
Dogs Praying Before Eating Meal and Sleeping – video
Possibly the Worst Thing to Do if Your Pet Bolts
Hummingbirds Bathing in the New "Tabletop Hummingbird Bath" – video
AUGUST 16
Police Pooch Takes Down Suspicious Jack-in-the-Box – video
Devastating Dolphin Loss In Red Tide Disaster
AUGUST 15
As Small as a Grain of Rice, This Newly Discovered Seahorse Will Totally Make Your Day
Dozens of Manatee Deaths In Mexico Leave Scientists Puzzled
AUGUST 13
Mysterious Dog Disease Hits Virginia City: ‘There’s an Epidemic Underway’
Orca That Carried Dead, Decomposing Calf for Weeks Now Returns To Fun With Friends
Nat Geo's Jewelled Messengers: Wild Hummingbirds – video of week
AUGUST 10
The Perks of Having a Pet: People Who Have Animals at Home Are Happier, Wealthier, And Get More Exercise, Study
AUGUST 9
Single Mom Working 3 Jobs Uses Surprise $1,000 Tip to Serve Kids Everywhere With New Skate Park
Police Officer Vaults Over 30-Foot Overpass in Order to Save Suicidal Boy
Boy in Wheelchair Finds the Strength to Honor the National Anthem After Surgery
JULY 31
Adorable Police Dog Named Banshee Flunks Training For Being 'Too Nice To Everyone'
Whale-Dolphin Hybrid Discovered Off Hawaii
Colorado Man Spat on an Officer, Then Struck Her With His Vehicle After Being Ticketed For Leaving Dogs in a Hot Car While He Sat in a Restaurant
JULY 30
Baby Turtles Trapped in a Drain Saved By Fire Crew
JULY 27
Wildlife Officers Rescue 250 Pound Bear Stuck In Colorado Springs Storm Drain
Whale Sharks Are Bigger Than Had Been Thought And Can Live 130 Years, Study Finds
JULY 26
April the Giraffe Is Pregnant With Her 5th Calf
Lizards May Be Evolving To Survive Hurricanes in Caribbean
JULY 25
Latest Study Says Dogs Feel Empathy For Human Suffering
You Wanna Take A Bath? – video
JULY 24
Hundreds of Galahs Mysteriously Found Dead in Burra, South Australia
JULY 23
Kitten Saved by Loving Dog Now is Part of Husky Pack
Missing Snake Turns Up Weeks Later, Miles Away, In Stranger’s Toilet
Koala Freed After Getting Head Stuck In Fence At Power Station
JULY 20
Bear Decides to Cool Off, Takes Dip in Los Angeles Pool – video
JULY 18
Heartwarming Moment Cyclist Rescues an Injured Stray Dog and Carries Him on His Back
Dog Pushes His Disabled Owner’s Wheelchair Down the Street – video
JULY 13
A Columnist Compared Dogs To Parasites And Pet Owners Aren't Amused
This Heart-Melting Reason Why Dogs Follow You Into The Bathroom And Other Behavior You Didn’t Pick Up On
JULY 12
Zsa Zsa, Winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest, Dies Two Weeks After Being Crowned
JULY 11
Number of Pets Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana Skyrockets – video of day
Spiders Can Fly Hundreds of Miles Using Electricity
JULY 9
JetBlue Crew Saves French Bulldog With Oxygen Mask During Flight
Woman Bitten By Brown Recluse Spider Allegedly Finds Dozens More in Apartment
Hilarious Moment Politics Professor's Cat Interrupts Live TV Interview By Leaping on His HEAD – video
JULY 6
Do Dogs Really Understand Our Words? – HOLLY NOTE: Anyone who has been owned by a dog doesn't need to read this article to know the answer.
Horses Slashed, Truck Burned in Bizarre Attack in Big Pine
Squirrel Goes Into Food Coma After Stealing Bird Food – video

JULY 3
Dog Dies Less Than 24 Hours After Eating Jerky – HOLLY NOTE: After two of our dogs nearly died from eating rawhide treats made in China, they never get rawhide chews made in any country. Plus they are only allowed treats made in the U.S. Too many originating from China are contaminated with salmonella.
Heroic Golden Retriever Puppy Is Left With Swollen Face After Jumping Between His Owner and Rattlesnake Saving Her and Taking the Hit Himself
Altadena Bear Cools Off in Hot Tub – video

JULY 2
American Hunter's Images of Her Black Giraffe 'Trophy Kill' Spark Outrage
Fourth of July Tips for Keeping Pets Calm