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MLB's 'Bark At The Park' Lets Pet Owners Bring Dogs To The Games

Where can you and your dog hang out this summer besides the dog park? How about Bark at the Park while taking in a 2016 MLB game you and your pooch will never forget? Find out how many there are, what you'll get with your ticket and what you should bring along for man's best friend.

Pit Stops For Pooches At Airports

Many people aren't aware that U.S. airports are required to provide "pet relief areas" to accommodate service animals. These areas are also available to traveling pets. Since the law requiring these areas does not specify how these areas are to be equipped, where they are to be located, or how many are available, they can vary widely.

Sail On Silver (And Orange) Girl -- A Cat's Life At Sea

When Captain Liz Clark took off to live at sea ten years ago she had had no plans to take on any crew members, much less one with four paws and whiskers. Life had other plans. When she was in French Polynesia she found a stray calico kitten and took her back to the boat for some food and love while she sought a new home for the cat.

Refugee Dogs Saved From South Korean Dinner Tables, Second Chance: U.S. & Canada

The consideration of dogs as a food product is unfathomable by U.S. standards. The term “dog meat” is deemed unconscionable by most societies. Yet, the practice of butchering canines for human consumption still exists in the 21st century. Unfortunately, dog meat is purchased from farms and consumed as traditional cuisine in various parts of world, including China, Vietnam, Cameroon, Ghana Liberia and South Korea

There's Another Smokey The Bear Now

Move over Smokey the Bear, there's a new cub on the block -- and he's been named after you. Earlier this month a wildfire was raging in Lake County, Florida when firefighters battling the blaze discovered that a bear cub had somehow survived. The little guy was only about two months old and entirely on his own. His paws had burns and his fur was singed. They rescued him and named him Smokey Jr.

Brazen Octopus Escapes Aquarium

Of all the animals you might imagine escaping from a zoo, sanctuary, or other animal exhibit, an octopus would probably be pretty far down on the list. Sure, it has eight legs, but is lives in water. And yet, earlier this month Inky the Octopus managed to escape from the New Zealand National Aquarium and made it back to the ocean.

A Duck Walks Into A Bar . . .

It is a strange fact of life in Chulmleigh, England, that the local celebrity is a duck that wears a bow tie. The duck is known for waddlin around town and visiting various pubs for a pint. The bird came to blows in a barfight with a dog. It's not something you see every day, or any day. The duck lost the argument but saved his beak -- barely.

He's The Guardian Of The Galaxy To Animals Left Behind

When a tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan in March of 2011 the result was a huge evacuation of the area and human suffering. The untold part of the story was that many animals were left behind -- abandoned to fend for themselves. Then one man, Naoto Matsumura, went back after the evacuation to retrieve his own animals and decided that he needed to try to save them all.

Senior Dogs: Inspiration Of ‘Humans Of New York’ Photographer

Photographer, Brandon Stanton has experienced a meteoric career boost over the course of the last six years transitioning from a starving photographer to a worldwide celeb. The premise behind his success was a simple one. Capture interesting photographs of people on the streets of New York and then accompany their pics with a interesting backstory.

Driving Miss Daisy’s Pets In Alexandria Is Uber-esque

If you’re an entrepreneur living in a concentrated area with more than 135,000 licensed dogs and 1.2 cats for every dog, and you’re not a veterinarian, you might just start thinking about developing a business that catered to pet owners. That’s what an Alexandrian, VA resident did recently who lives just inside the Washington, DC beltway.