Florida woman 'threw boyfriend's pug off seventh-floor balcony'

Florida woman 'threw boyfriend's pug off seventh-floor balcony'

Eric Adeson, 56, said he watched as his girlfriend of eight months, Shelley Nicole Vaughn, 46, toss his dog Bucky from his condominium in Clearwater Beach, Florida, early Sunday.

Maine family’s lost cat turns up after six years – in Florida

Maine family’s lost cat turns up after six years – in Florida

“They looked for her for quite a while, and they sadly concluded she probably had become prey for a predator,” said Janet Williams, a family friend in Florida who took temporary custody of the cat, told WABI-TV.A veterinarian’s office determined the kitty’s identity, thanks to an implanted microchip.

Wild video shows Florida transplant trapping alligator his 'own way' — in a garbage bin

Wild video shows Florida transplant trapping alligator his 'own way' — in a garbage bin

Eugene Bozzi was thrown into the national spotlight this week after a video of him trapping an alligator in a garbage bin in Florida went viral.The official Twitter account of Orange County, Florida, retweeted the video, saying: "Reminder: Alligators are not recyclable in your blue lid cart.".

Video shows football fans in Florida rescue dangling cat that fell from upper deck

Video shows football fans in Florida rescue dangling cat that fell from upper deck

Cromer, a University of Miami facilities manager, told the station that he and his wife untied the flag from the railing when they saw the cat clinging above them.

How animal shelters are helping save pets after Hurricane Ida

How animal shelters are helping save pets after Hurricane Ida

"It's definitely hard for them, but at the end of the day we think it's better that they're here and alive and they're safe," Lucky Dog Animal Rescue program manager Ashley Roberts said on TODAY.Sanders had some quality time petting Pacific the puppy, who is part of a group of 48 cats and dogs that went on an 18-hour journey by vehicle from Louisiana to south Florida to the Humane Society of Broward County.

Cat missing in Florida condo collapse found alive, reunited with family members

Cat missing in Florida condo collapse found alive, reunited with family members

After 16 long and incredibly difficult days, I’m able to share a small piece of good news — Binx from Champlain Towers South has been found.

Toilet-invading iguanas among invasive species now banned in Florida

Toilet-invading iguanas among invasive species now banned in Florida

Florida is known as a state with a fondness for the exotic, from its long history of accommodating religious cults to the Bubble Room restaurant where every day is Christmas Day. But now time is running out for one type of eccentric Floridian: those who own or breed exotic and invasive reptiles and other non-native animals.

Photographer captures rare photos of Florida panthers and kittens

Photographer captures rare photos of Florida panthers and kittens

Due to a massive conservation effort in the 1990s, the panther population is now growing in Florida.The stunning photos are published in the April 2021 issue of National Geographic.For more rare photos, pick up the April 2021 issue of National Geographic.

Dog lovers rescue 20 golden retrievers from slaughter in China meat trade

Dog lovers rescue 20 golden retrievers from slaughter in China meat trade

All 20 dogs were flown to Miami, Florida from Beijing, China (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/) The dogs were welcomed home by their new owners on Sunday (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/)She said: ‘It’s estimated alone that about 10 million dogs are slaughtered for the dog meat trade each year.

Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

Wilbanks, an avid hunter, reacted quickly, jumping into the pond, grabbing the small alligator and pulling its jaw open, so Gunner, a three-month-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, could escape, surveillance video of the rescue shows.

Leopard mauls man who paid $150 for 'full contact' experience

Leopard mauls man who paid $150 for 'full contact' experience

A Florida man was mauled by a black leopard after he paid $150 for a "full contact" experience that left him with gruesome injuries, according to a report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

A federal judge has granted Carole Baskin of Florida's Big Cat Rescue control of the 16-acre zoo in Wynnewood, property that was previously owned by Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, known as "Joe Exotic" in the hit Netflix docuseries.

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Portela saw on the news that Florida’s greyhound tracks were closing because of the pandemic and that dogs were in need of homes, but that doesn’t reflect the magnitude of the challenge that has befallen the state’s network of adoption agencies almost instantaneously.

Dog dumped for being 'too old' makes triumphant return to Dog Bowl this weekend

Dog dumped for being 'too old' makes triumphant return to Dog Bowl this weekend

That’s when Laurie Johnson, director of the nonprofit Florida Little Dog Rescue Group, volunteered to personally foster Karlie in her family’s home.“We didn’t know how long she would have, but we were committed to making sure that she had a great rest of her life, however long it was,” Johnson told TODAY.Laurie Johnson's daughter, Lindsay, carries Karlie out of the shelter to head to her new foster home.

Sausage dog rescued from meat market will fly to Florida to meet family

Sausage dog rescued from meat market will fly to Florida to meet family

Wally was being sold as meat (Picture: PLUSH BEARS SHELTER / MERCURY PRESS)‘With that in mind I thought it would be perfect to save this dachshund and for him to have a home if he survived.

Florida police were called for a woman screaming 'let me out.' It was a parrot.

Florida police were called for a woman screaming 'let me out.' It was a parrot.

"I was changing the brakes on my wife's car and had my 40-year-old parrot, Rambo, on his outside perch where he sings and talks,” the man explained to the deputies, according to a post on the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Workers for the California-based Animal Defenders International say they endured the harassment after rescuing six lions and 15 tigers from circuses in the Central American country following a 2017 law banning live performances by animals.

Florida dog drives doughnuts in unmanned car before police rescue

Florida dog drives doughnuts in unmanned car before police rescue

Florida authorities said they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac and found a a lone occupant inside: a black labrador retriever named Max. News outlets reported that residents in Port St Lucie called police on Thursday after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car as it spun repeatedly round, effectively performing circular “doughnuts”, a move favoured by victorious motor sports drivers.

Dog named Miracle that survived Hurricane Dorian making inspiring recovery

Dog named Miracle that survived Hurricane Dorian making inspiring recovery

The frail dog that was rescued in the Bahamas last month after spending three weeks trapped under rubble in the wake of Hurricane Dorian is making an inspiring recovery from a host of ailments under the guidance of Florida's Big Dog Ranch Rescue.

Long-lost dog reunites with owner after going missing for 12 years

Long-lost dog reunites with owner after going missing for 12 years

Zac Seymour / Humane Animal RescueNeither Strang nor the rescue know how Dutchess managed the extended trip from Florida to Pennsylvania or how she ended up hungry and shivering under a shed.

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