Everybody has their favorite spots for relaxing. Some people like to hang out on the porch, some people have a favorite chair or spot on the couch where they automatically feel more comfortable.Even cats and dogs often have a preferred location in or around their house. Huckleberry, a gorgeous golden retriever, has his own preferred location, but it keeps...
There is nothing sweeter than seeing babies with cats and dogs! A long time ago, people felt that they had to get rid of pets when they had a baby, but studies show that children raised with pets in the home can aid development and strengthen social and emotional skills.These 22 pictures demonstrate that these studies seem to be...
Drought has taken a severe toll on the wildlife in Kenya, with water being nearly impossible to come by. Animals depend on rain to replenish their watering holes, but in this severe drought, no rain has fallen.Kenyan farmer, Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua, has recognized the plight of the animals in Tsavo West National Park and now drives hours every day...
You may want to grab the tissues for this story. Since 2006, Bodza, a gorgeous German Shepherd, worked as an explosive detection dog for the U.S. Air Force. This brave dog saved countless lives sniffing out bombs in Iraq, Kuwait, and other places.In 2012, Bodza was paired with Kyle Smith, and the two developed a bond almost immediately. The...
While teenagers often get a bad rap, teenagers do so many acts of kindness, that I think we should recognize that. There is one teenager in particular who deserves recognition for rescuing a kitten from a horrible act of cruelty!Erin Brown and her fourteen year old son, Gavin were driving down the highway one afternoon, on their way to...
More and more circuses and traveling animal shows are going out of business and shutting down around the world due to the outcry against how the animals are treated in these shows. In Colombia and Peru, in South America, circus animals are illegal, but sometimes traveling shows can be difficult for authorities to stop and seize the animals.One traveling...
Now that the weather is getting warmer, all the pests that come with summer are going to be showing up. Mosquitoes, fleas, wasps, and bees will all be making their presence known, and while most people take care to prevent bites and stings to themselves, sometimes we forget that they can really hurt our cats and dogs.Cats and dogs...
If you have ever had to clean tar off of shoes, clothing, or furniture, you know it’s a nearly impossible task. Imagine trying to clean a dog that is covered from head to toe in thick, sticky tar! In Lanus, Argentina, two young men found a dog that was literally covered all over in tar.No one knows exactly how...
Weddings are such happy occasions - seeing two people in love pledge themselves to one another forever, celebrating with food, music, and… puppies? That’s right. For Meghan and Brett Butler, who have two dogs and two cats of their own, it’s clear they care for animals, but they also wanted to share the love of animals with guests at...
Most people know that lead exposure in people can be extremely dangerous, leading to health problems. Lead poisoning can even be fatal, so exposure is taken very seriously. Did you know lead poisoning can also affect birds? Birds are suffering from paralysis and dying from lead exposure, and this problem is especially harming the Bald Eagle population!Birds that are...