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Posted May 3, 2014 by Ron Callari

This story has that "Lassie Come Home" feel to it. Major storm! Pet gets loose! Heartbreak! Then a year-and-half later- a reunion like no other. This transpired when a family decided to replace their lost dog with a new pup -- only to find out their wayward pooch was waiting for them at point and time of purchase. Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction!

Posted May 2, 2014 by Creature Features

Cetaceans don't explode very often but when they do, they make a whale of a mess. An 81-foot-long carcass of a Blue Whale that washed ashore in Trout River, Newfoundland is the latest ticking time bomb to have folks holding their breaths... and their noses. Here's what can we expect when Moby Dick meets his end with a bang and not a whimper.

Posted May 1, 2014 by Laurie Kay Olson

A veterinary clinic in Marseille, France, was in an uproar when Chamallow came to live there. He was unwilling to remain captive as long as he could do something about it. And so something he did. The little escape artist managed to make his way out of every cage they tried on him. So they finally caught him in the act on video to understand just how he was getting out.

Posted April 30, 2014 by Ron Callari

Many have wondered if the "Praying" Mantis was mistakenly misspelled, and that this very unique insect which
belongs to the "Mantidae" family should be referred to instead, as the
"Preying" Mantis.  And to that point, with some very intriguing
scientific research underway this week, it would seem that this
predatory critter is being equipped with something comparable to Google
Glass to get even more upfront and personal with its prey.

Posted April 22, 2014 by Ron Callari

Golden Retrievers Maggie, Addie, Luther, Richie and Isaiah are
Boston's hometown heroes - even though they haven't taken up residency.
These five canines are trained 'Comfort Dogs' or what some call
"Therapy Dogs." Their unique role aside from being man's best friend is
to visit various communities in the aftermath of tragedies. And while
they're trained like 'Service Dogs,' this particular group focus on
providing emotional support.

Posted April 20, 2014 by Ron Callari

While the New York Sun's editorial writer Francis Pharcellus Church might have had his reasons to pen his famous response to 8 yr-old Virginia O'Hanlon pertaining to the existence of Santa Claus in 1897 -- it's been announced with some certainty this holiday season that there's no such thing as an Easter Bunny!

Posted April 19, 2014 by Ron Callari

Commercial photographer Grace Chon who specializes in celebrity-and-pet photography
just became a celebrity in her own right this week when she released a
photo series that featured her son and his best friend. The Tumblr
spread titled, "Zoey and Jasper, A Rescue Dog and Her Little Boy" is perhaps the cutest portraits to have hit the digital airwaves in quite some time. . .

Posted April 18, 2014 by Laurie Kay Olson

Earlier this week a llama drama unfolded in the town of Trinidad in Southern Colorado. The animal had managed to escape its owner and go for a stroll around the campus of Trinidad State Junior College. Police were called in to try and round up the llama, but it was unwilling to cooperate with authorities. It was not the fugitive's first offense.