Apr 18, 2016

Johnny Depp's wife guilty in Australia dog case

Johnny Depp’s wife Amber Heard pleaded guilty Monday to falsifying immigration documents in a case dubbed the “war on terrier” after she brought her two pet dogs on their private jet into Australia last year. The case made global headlines last May after Australia’s ...

Jan 21, 2016

Sticks, dogs don't mix, British vets warn

British veterinarians on Wednesday warned against throwing sticks for dogs to chase, saying that thousands of pets every year impale themselves or get dangerous infections from biting into the wood. “Our message is that these injuries are severe and are preventable simply by using ...

Cat found after seven years

Dec 27, 2015

Cat found after seven years

On Christmas Day, a family in Berlin got back their cat, Miko, which went missing in 2008. Miko had been discovered by people in Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighborhood — just a few kilometers from its old home turf — and taken to an animal refuge, ...

New York park goes to the dogs for Halloween parade

Oct 25, 2015

New York park goes to the dogs for Halloween parade

A park went to the dogs in a grand way on Saturday, hosting what was billed as America’s largest Halloween dog parade, with hundreds of canines submitting to their owners’ fanciful desires to see them in costumes as superheroes, dinosaurs and the pope. Thousands ...

How primeval hedgehogs evolved their spines

Oct 16, 2015

How primeval hedgehogs evolved their spines

Scientists say the fossil of a small, furry creature found in a Spanish quarry indicates that mammals evolved hedgehog-like spines far earlier than previously thought, according to a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The fossil dates back some 125 million years to ...

Dog lost in Yellowstone National Park found 42 days later

Sep 6, 2015

Dog lost in Yellowstone National Park found 42 days later

Yellowstone National Park is known for its wildlife, including bears and wolves. But for six weeks, one animal that roamed the park didn’t belong there. An Australian shepherd named Jade was found in the Canyon area Friday, 42 days after she went missing. “She’s ...