Posted April 27, 2017 by Rebecca West

Good intentions aside, would you have the wherewithal to adopt a rescue animal with special needs? Check out this list of important questions to answer before taking the plunge.

Posted April 27, 2017 by Creature Features

A wandering beaver from Hamilton, Canada found out the hard way that good fences – especially those made of iron – don't always make for good neighbors.

Posted April 26, 2017 by Ron Callari

For man and beast, the Middle East is a dangerous place to call home. It’s been fraught with unrest for millennia. Unfortunately, our zoo animals get caught in the cross-hairs as witnessed in Syria and Iraq.

Posted April 26, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Toledo, Ohio, is the site for this heroic tale that concerns a small terrier-mix named Izzy and Sammy, the family cat, who came to his rescue when he wandered away from the family yard and was attacked by a much larger dog.

Posted April 25, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Somewhere in Arizona there lives a most amazing dog. Her name is Maggie and she is a Yellow Labrador Retriever. When her human mom Michelle Calicchio adopted her back in 2005 the plan was for Maggie to be the only dog in the house. However, life had other plans and things changed when Calicchio temporarily took in a stray Chihuahua named Percy. That one little pup changed everything.

Posted April 25, 2017 by Creature Features

A “fearless” cat seen chilling out with a sun-seeking rattlesnake in Laguna Vista, Texas, appears to have survived the encounter without using any of its eight extra lives.

Posted April 24, 2017 by Creature Features

Shark fin shipments have been officially banned by China's largest air carrier, China Southern Airlines, putting the bite on traders of the so-called “delicacy”.

Posted April 22, 2017 by Rebecca West

Captain Picard — aka actor Patrick Stewart — has teamed up with the ASPCA to fight the good fight against animal cruelty and dog fighting. Find out how the experience has changed his views on pit bulls.