Animal News and Stories -

Interested in reading some great Animal Stories? Want the latest News about dogs, cats, other pets and animals from around the world?

If you want to read the best Dog News, Cat News and other Pet and Animal News stories from around the world, please visit us here at  We have a team of dedicated writers searching the world and posting daily on the latest Animal News and Stories with you.

 Subscribe to our animal news and stories.

Shark Fin Consumption Drops 70% Percent Due To Chinese Official Banquet Crackdown

When Chinese leader Xi Jinping announced a wide-ranging crackdown on official corruption last year, one of his first moves was to ban the serving of Shark Fin Soup at official banquets. If a 70% drop in shark fin consumption seems too good to be true, then you haven't seen a Chinese official banquet.

Denver Zoo Rhinoceros Bites Woman, Sends Her To Hospital

An educational rhino hand feeding program went horribly wrong on August 28th, when Mshindi the black rhinoceros accidentally bit one of her guest feeders!

How Do You Stop An Elephant From Charging?

How do you stop an elephant from charging? Take away its credit card. Okay, it's an old joke, and being charged by an elephant is no laughing matter -- at least not while it's happening. A video of a jeep being charged by an elephant has turned up on the Internet and is going viral. You can feel what it's like to be facing a beast that is larger that two jeeps.

Do Jersey Shore Whales GTL?

Remember when those irreverent 'Jersey Shore' kids were the reality rage on TV as they ushered in memes, the likes of "smooshing," "The Situation" and "GTL"--short for Gym, Tan & Laundry? Yep, with millions of fans the world over tuning in weekly, they captured the zeitgeist of the moment and received more than their 15-minutes of fame.

International Travel: Pet Passports

If you are going to be traveling internationally with your cat or dog there are a lot of hoops to jump through to make sure that you have all of the necessary vaccinations and paperwork. This is extra true if you are going to be traveling between countries. You may want to get your cat or dog (in some cases ferrets are also allowed) its own pet passport to make traveling a bit easier.

International Wolf Center Wins Coveted 2012-13 Pinnacle Award

The International Wolf Center in Ely, MN has earned its second Pinnacle Award for WolfLink™, a unique and effective way of connecting people with wolves using technology. The award presented by the Center for Interactive Learning Collaboration (CILC) recognizes excellence in videoconferencing programming.

20,000 Bees! The Swarming Animal Video of the Day!!!

How do you handle a swarm of bees that is 20,000 strong?  This brief news report will show you how a bee keeper solves this issue.  I would not recommend ever doing this...

It’s A Bear-Eat-Bear World In Canada!

A group of hikers enjoying the beautiful wilderness of Alberta, Canada’s Banff National Park made a shocking discovery when they found an immense grizzly bear eating something…

Colonel Meow Named World's Hairiest Cat By Guinness World Records

Colonel Meow, the popular Internet cat, was just named the World's Hairiest Cat by Guinness World Records. The two-year-old Himalayan/Persian mix has accounts on Facebook and Twitter, and maintains his own website and a YouTube Channel. His owner, Anne Marie Avey, explains that this is all a part of his plan for world domination. Indeed, it seems that the only other cat that even comes close is the ubiquitous Grumpy Cat.

Foxes Make Strange Bedfellows

A man got the surprise of his life recently when he having a lie-in one morning and thought that his girlfriend had curled up behind him for a friendly snuggle. Unbeknownst to him she had already gone off to work. When he reached out to cuddle her he found that a fox was curled up with him in bed instead.