A dog that had gone missing after its California owner had to evacuate from the path of the Camp Fire was found weeks later sitting guard at the home. According to KXTV, homeowner Andrea Gaylord was unable to locate her dogs Miguel and Madison before being forced to evacuate her Paradise home. While Miguel was […]

The internet is laughing like a seal after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals suggested people hold their horses on using phrases like “beat a dead horse” because they’re a form of “speciesism.” “Words matter, and as our understanding of social justice evolves, our language evolves along with it,” PETA tweeted Tuesday along with […]

Here’s a riddle for you: Who is 6-foot-4, full of muscles and lives in the land down under? Nope, not the Belgian guy from the Men at Work song. It’s Knickers the steer. As UPI reports, Knickers has gone viral due to his enormous size. Not only is the steer 6 feet 4 inches tall, […]

Even though pro-baseball player Jose Bautista no longer wears the blue bird on his uniform, he’s still very much loved in Canada. Entomologist Bob Anderson of the Canadian Museum of Nature has dubbed a newly discovered species of beetle Sicoderus bautistai, with the latter portion of the name being taken by the former Toronto Blue […]

The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year for humans, but they can be dangerous for pets. To this end, The New York Times just published the following helpful tips for keeping your pet safe during the holidays: Food. Most of us know that chocolate is bad for pets, but ingredients in a lot of […]

Some Phoenix drivers had a doggone rough commute on Tuesday. The Associated Press reports that a wandering German shepherd snarled traffic on two different Phoenix freeways during the morning commute. Dispatchers first got word of the loose dog overnight, but the pup continued to evade troopers for more than an hour. The dog ran in […]

The family of late Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin are launching their own TV show on the Animal Planet. Crikey! It’s the Irwins will follow Steve’s daughter Bindi Irwin as she works at the Australia Zoo’s wildlife hospital. It will also focus on the entire family’s travels abroad. “We are continuing on in dad’s footsteps […]

A wild turtle with a broken shell is currently using a wheelchair made of Legos while he’s recovering at the Maryland Zoo. The AP reports that the idea for the wheelchair came from zoo veterinary extern Garrett Fraess, who sent sketches to a friend who’s a Lego enthusiast. The grapefruit-sized eastern box turtle underwent surgery […]



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