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Michael Vick’s ‘Vicktory Dogs’ are ‘The Champions’ In New Documentary

Nothing could ever right the wrongs perpetrated by NFL quarterback Michael Vick and his now infamous dog fighting matches of 2007 -- even though he was caught and pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges. One has to only wonder why he wasn't brought to justice sooner as surely the name: ‘Bad Newz Kennels’ should have been a tip-off to the authorities.

German Shepherd Becomes Model For Rare Color-Blindness Study

A German shepherd with vision loss may play a key role in finding a cure for human achromatopsia, a rare form of color blindness. Achromatopsia is an inherited disorder affecting roughly 1 in 33,000 people in the U.S.

It's A Dog's Life For Pumpkin The Raccoon

Pumpkin the Raccoon's prospects were dim after falling out of her nest, breaking a leg and being abandoned by her mother. Things changed fast, however, when a caring family with two rescue dogs took Pumpkin in and made her a welcome part of their interspecies family.

Salem Saberhagen: The Ultimate Halloween Cat

If there is one main animal icon of Halloween it is the black cat. It is the familiar of witches everywhere. In American popular culture there is one black cat that is more famous than all others it is Salem Saberhagen from the television show Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. And -- boy! -- is he familiar with his witches. In fact, he tended to get all the best lines and delivered them with skill.

The Weekly Buzz! Elephants May Hold Cancer Cure, Raccoon Thinks She's A Dog, & More

It's been a busy and buzzy week for news relating to pets and wildlife.  You've got to see the Russian robo-cockroach, the raccoon who think she's a dog, and the lost chicken who was found drinking out of a London game store toilet.  Also find out why what researchers have learned about elephants may lead to a cure for cancer.  See the sweetheart of a kitty who saved her master from committing suicide. There's more, of course; check it out!

Golden Retriever Lifetime Study May Hold Answers To Canine Cancer

More than 70 million dogs live in the U.S.  According to the Morris Animal Foundation, half of those dogs beyond the age of 10 will die of cancer. The Morris Animal Foundation wants to change that.

No Longer Need An Act Of Congress For Pets To Ride Trains

The bad news: While the ‘Pets on Trains Act of 2015’ was introduced on February 3, 2015 by Republican Representative Jeff Denham, this bill has still not become law. If passed, it would allow passengers to transport domesticated cats or dogs on certain trains in the U.S..

10 Really Funny & Memorable Photos From The 2015 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are a tribute to funny and fun wildlife photography; excellent photography comes first, humor second.  Founded by Paul Joynson-Hicks, himself a wildlife photographer, the Awards are a tribute to the sanctity of wildlife as well as to the wildlife photographer who brings the majestic images of these creatures to us. 

New TailTalk Wearable Technology Claims To Understand Your Dog

Ever wonder what your dog is thinking and wish you had an insider's knowledge to his or her thoughts? Well, one company is claiming that you can with their new wearable technology designed to inform pet owners of their dog's emotional status.

The Weekly Buzz! Elephant Bash, Alligators On Helium, Cat On Your Head? & More...

A birthday bash for elephants, cats on your head, alligators on helium, and pet poisons, with pet advice from Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson... These stories and more are here for your curiousity at the Weekly Buzz!