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Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Full coverage of Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event July 23

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 08:53 AM EDT

JetBlue Crew Saves Frenchie's Life During Flight

JetBlue Crew Saves Frenchie's Life During Flight

On a JetBlue flight Thursday from Florida to Worcester, Massachusetts, Michele and Steven Burt's French Bulldog, Darcy, had trouble breathing.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 01:59 PM EDT

Senior Dog Gets a Second Chance Thanks to Clear the Shelters

Senior Dog Gets a Second Chance Thanks to Clear the Shelters

Jill Karnicki was watching local news on a Saturday morning when she first learned about Ginger, a 14-year-old shepherd mix. Each week, the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals brings an...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 07:31 AM EDT

Pets and Car Safety: How to Choose the Right Restraints

Pets and Car Safety: How to Choose the Right Restraints

The market is full of pet restraining products, everything from harnesses to carriers, however many labeled "crash tested" are based only on manufacturers' claims. "No performance standards or test protocols...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 11:50 AM EDT

Rattlesnake Bites ‘Hero’ Dog Who Shielded Owner During Hike

Rattlesnake Bites ‘Hero’ Dog Who Shielded Owner During Hike

An Arizona woman’s dog is being hailed a hero after the puppy shielded its owner from a snake bite during a hike. Paula Godwin wrote on Facebook that she was out for a hike last Friday on the Sonoran Preserve...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 12:01 PM EDT

Invasive Bufo Toads Pose a Deadly Threat to Pets

Invasive Bufo Toads Pose a Deadly Threat to Pets

Bufo toads, also known as Cane toads, is not native to the U.S. The species was introduced to Florida’s sugar cane fields to control pests in 1936. Intentional and accidental releases caused them to spread. The...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Is There a Dog-tor in the House? K-9 Performs CPR on Partner

Is There a Dog-tor in the House? K-9 Performs CPR on Partner

A police dog in Spain apparently has been trained to perform CPR. In a video of a demonstration posted on Facebook by police in Madrid, Poncho sprang into action when his partner fell to the ground and...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 11:32 AM EDT

Animal Care Centers to Receive More Funding From NYC, Expand

Animal Care Centers to Receive More Funding From NYC, Expand

Animal Care Centers of NYC will see a boost in their budget, which will prompt an expansion of its services, the city announced Friday.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:59 PM EDT

'I've Never Seen That!': Pooch Up for Adoption Says 'Hello'

'I've Never Seen That!': Pooch Up for Adoption Says 'Hello'

An animal care center in Arizona says all of its dogs up for adoption are special, but Drew is particularly unique. This adorable bandanna-wearing pooch actually says hello (or that's what it sounds like). As...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 03:49 PM EDT

'Huge Cat Alert': 29-Pound Feline Finds Forever Home After Rescue

'Huge Cat Alert': 29-Pound Feline Finds Forever Home After Rescue

A 29-pound cat who became an internet sensation after being rescued from the streets of Southern California has found a forever home. The stray Himalayan mix was found last week wandering the streets of...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 06:38 AM EDT

Service Dog Waiting to Board Flight Goes Into Labor, Delivers 8 Puppies

Service Dog Waiting to Board Flight Goes Into Labor, Delivers 8 Puppies

A service dog waiting with her owner to board a Philadelphia-bound flight at Tampa International Airport went into labor at the gate as travelers gathered around and watched.

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