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By Kaitlin Urka Lambrini Lukidis KENTWOOD, Mich. (WZZM) – Five week old Maddie is adjusting well to her new home. Maddie, a puppy, was given to the Abel and Denise Soto by a WZZM 13 viewer. “I can see she’s going to be a good dog already, and we already love her to pieces,” said […]

By Dionna Harris ESCANABA – This is National Pet week and the U.S. Post Office has issued a commemorative stamp encouraging the adoption of pets from animal shelters. In its continuing efforts to raise awareness of social issues one stamp at a time, the U.S. Post Office in Escanaba Wednesday held a special event dealing […]

by Jacqui Goddard He has not been given a name, just a green tag that denotes him as Number One. Though he resides alone for now, there are thousands more green tags ready and waiting for those who will surely come to join him. Bewildered, hungry and still a little sticky, the first bird plucked […]

By LaMoine Roth As the time draws closer to moving the cat sanctuary to the new Adopt-A-Pet building, I have spent many hours reflecting on these past 12 years. I have thought of the total commitment that it takes to do this, the genuine love for animals, knowing that you are not “saving” the world […]

Posted by Rich Miller WASHINGTON, D.C. (WFIE) – The U.S. Postal Service has produced a new series of stamps called Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet as well as a Stamps to the Rescue promotional campaign aimed at encouraging the adoption of homeless pets. “These stamps continue a Postal Service tradition of bringing attention to […]

Credit: mmv824 Always good to know an adult is watching over you…

Credit: riosmom03 I just found this picture..A flying dog..lolol Great, great shot!!

Fin’s and Rudi’s first direct encounter Originally uploaded by Sil & Hasenbande Bunnies bonding: a success:)

Credit: loppislover Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww:) What ore can be said!:)

Rocky is 100 percent lab. When we got him he was 6 years old and we were his 3rd family. He was way over weight, and had an infection in his paw that took 3 surgerys to fix. I am not sure what his first owner was like but I know the secound one did […]

Credit: orenhak What a nice cat! Nature is impressive in her display of life, colours, shades, and forms!

Credit: Alaskan Dude In my mind, the most beautiful dogs in the world! And this race is the most extremely hard one I know of!!!

Credit: Linden Tea – So, I like it too!:)

BY CRISTINA GUARINO Residents of Queens do not have to look far to find wildlife. With the many parks, beaches, and other recreational areas overseen by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, there is a wide variety of species in the borough. Queens beaches provide a nesting ground for a near-endangered species […]

Colorado Statutes, Title 18, Article 9, Part 2 Colorado Revised Statute 18-9-202 Animal cruelty is defined as: “Knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence overdrives, overloads, overworks, torments, deprives of necessary sustenance, unnecessarily or cruelly beats, allows to be housed in a manner that results in chronic or repeated serious physical harm, carries or confines in […]

By Katie Leslie The Atlanta Journal-Constitution February is National Pet Dental Health Month, a time to reflect on the wonders of puppy breath and the woes of big dog halitosis. But “dog breath” is just part of being a dog, right? Not so, says Dr. Brett Beckman, a veterinary dentist specialist in Sandy Springs. “It’s […]

Posted By: Kathleen Minnix President Harry Truman famously said “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” The odds a president had a dog during his term are 1 in 1.54 (65%). In 1998, at the height of the scandal surrounding Monica Lewinsky, President Bill Clinton took that advice when he added Buddy, […]

Cuteness is everywhere!!!

Credit: sachi_vixen As soft as the snow she is walking on, I am sure!

By CLAIRE BATES It’s a hard life being a penguin chick. Born into an icy world where temperatures plunge to -40C with wind speeds up to 89mph, the youngsters must fend off predatory giant petrels from the air and leopard seals in the sea. Perhaps that is why these three are so exhausted. They belong […]

BY CHERYL ROSENTHAL If you’re thinking of surprising the family this Christmas with a puppy, dog, cat or kitten, OAHS can help with a very special delivery. If you adopt a pet between December 17 and 22, OAHS can arrange to have your new, warm fuzzy delivered locally on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Informations […]

Credit: umpbump Have a “berry” Merry Christmas!

BY ANNIE VAZQUEZ Adoption: Spread some howli-day cheer this year by adopting a new BFF. Miami-Dade Animal Services has rows and rows of purebred and mixed breed puppies and adult dogs that would make a long lasting gift for years. The fee for a puppy is $75 and for a dog is $65 Full article […]

State Sen. Barry Hobbins, a Saco Democrat, is proposing to increase penalties for large animal breeding facilities that violate state rules. Operators of large animal breeding facilities — often called puppy mills — that don’t follow state rules could be charged with a felony under a measure lawmakers will consider in January. State Sen. Barry […]

A weekly reminder of the nice things we do for each other BY DANIELLE BELL, THE DAILY NEWS Renovations at the Nanaimo SPCA that wrapped up last week brought the end of a leaky roof and dark, cold rooms. Communal cat rooms at the shelter got a much-needed facelift with the donation of labour and […]

by BRITTANY BROWN Life changed for Oak Grove High student Ryan Henry last spring when she found an abandoned kitten outside First Baptist Church in Hattiesburg. “While I was walking into the church with my family, I found a teeny, tiny kitten in the bushes,” said Ryan, 16, of Oak Grove. “I was shocked someone […]

Credit: Ryan Ladbrook Isn’t he the most adorable little critter?!

There is good news for wildlife enthusiasts. The tiger population i might have just increased from the last count. According to officials of the forest department, prior estimates of the tiger population for Jaipur only suggest that the count stands somewhere at 40 tigers, a minimum increase of atleast five tigers from the last count […]

by Kathleen Berger July 14, 2009 DALLAS – Jenny is in the spotlight again at the Dallas Zoo. She now has a new roommate. The elephant’s name is Gypsy. Last year, Jenny’s old roommate died of heart failure. Then came the outcry from a group of citizens criticizing the Zoo’s accommodations. More than a year […]

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Credit: lat454205 / Lisa Goats are cute too!

by Sally Evans THANKS to the generosity of The Times’ readers, a rehabilitation centre for kittens and puppies has been rescued from becoming a casualty of the financial recession. Samantha Berger, the founder of the shelter Kitty and Puppy Haven, a sanctuary for neglected and abused animals in Gauteng, said donations have poured in since […]

Credit: billbalance – really balancing You have to admit, way much nicer than that Karate Kid years ago..lol And I love this photographer: his work is unique!

Credit: Mitchell T Together, they make a heart shape:)

Credit: Pockafwye Now that is one cute upgrade from the computer mouses anybody has!

On dec. 2008, the TELEGRAPH, UK posted this picture This is Vincent the Dutch rabbit, who was born with no ears. Owner John Haigh, 16, from Selby, North Yorkshire, was shocked to find that his pet rabbit had given birth to an earless bunny. I am very happy that his missing ears were not the […]

by MSNBC.COM It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a … cat? A kitty in Chongqing, China, is gettinhttp://goodanimalnews.com/wp-admin/post-new.phpg some extra-special attention these days: The furry feline has developed wings! Though born looking completely normal, once the cat hit the age of 1, he began growing wing-shaped appendages on either side of his spine, the […]

You have to see what such a tiny creature is capable of! And don’t worry, the story ends nicely! A mother squirrel arrives to find her child in danger underneath a large dog that is anything but a friend. motherly love

NBC Published: February 9, 2009 Just before christmas, a shoplifter was captured on security cameras stealing from a grocery store. But it wasn’t just any thief. This one had four legs. The thief was discovered and was brought back to the scene of the crime. Returning to the scene of the crime in a Hummer, […]

by The Telegraph The Mistle Thrush had built her nest on top of a downpipe, blocking the water’s passage and causing the gutter to flood. But desperate to protect her young, she puffed herself up to twice her size and sat in the drainpipe to stop the tide of rain water swamping the nest. She […]

Credit: edwin_c It has v-8:) And more carrot power than one would think:)

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