Meet Sidney the seal! NYC aquarium introduces rescued harbor seal from California

Meet Sidney the seal! NYC aquarium introduces rescued harbor seal from California

The mammal center and National Marine Fisheries Service requested that the New York Aquarium take Sidney in and the aquarium agreed.Sidney was taken to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, where staff had to provide around-the-clock care and feed her every two hours.

'Meditating' Sphynx cat helps traumatized kids bond with counselors

'Meditating' Sphynx cat helps traumatized kids bond with counselors

Thea, a 4-year-old Sphynx cat, joined CCN's Paws for Empowerment team in November 2019 thanks to a grant from the A.J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust.

‘Animal abuser killed stranger’s dog for chasing his car’

‘Animal abuser killed stranger’s dog for chasing his car’

James Franklin, 26, has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty (Picture: Ouachita Correctional Center)An alleged animal abuser has been accused of shooting a dog dead after it chased his car when he drove past the owner’s house.

How therapy animals brought comfort and joy in pandemic year

How therapy animals brought comfort and joy in pandemic year

Because therapy animal handlers believe so strongly in the healing power of pets, in pre-pandemic times they volunteer to take their dogs and cats to hospitals, schools, assisted living facilities, airports, funeral homes, dentist offices and other places where animals can help reduce stress and offer support.

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Todd, are mourning the loss of their beloved dog, Giggy.She continued, explaining, “Our sweet Gigolo was such an incredible, unique dog, but mainly, because of him, we started The Vanderpump Dog Foundation and embarked on our mission to save as many dogs as possible.”.

Hairless opossum gets sweater donations to survive winter

Hairless opossum gets sweater donations to survive winter

Gail Barnes, executive director of the South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, told TODAY that the unusual animal was dropped off on Oct. 23) Initially, she believed the opossum to be a hairless cat.

Tahlequah the orca is a mother again after famously mourning her dead calf

Tahlequah the orca is a mother again after famously mourning her dead calf

J35's new calf appeared healthy and precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother in its second day of free-swimming life.https://t.co/6bSnvzRAju — Whale Research (@CWROrcas).Her new calf appeared healthy and precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother in its second day of free-swimming life,” the center said in a press release.

To help working parents, workplace has free on-site tutoring for kids

To help working parents, workplace has free on-site tutoring for kids

Mike Arms, president and CEO of Helen Woodward Animal Center, decided to create the program when he saw tears on the faces of his team of 170 employees right after California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that virtually all school campuses would be closed in the fall.

Dog called Guardian refused to leave sister after she was killed on road

Dog called Guardian refused to leave sister after she was killed on road

Guardian’s sister was found dead but the Catahoula mix continued to try to protect her when officials from Kingsville-Kleberg Health Department Animal Control & Care Center arrived at the ‘heart wrenching’ scene.

Tim Tebow mourning dog shows complicated grief of pet loss

Tim Tebow mourning dog shows complicated grief of pet loss

The unconditional love from a pet to owners causes deep emotional reactions, said Nielsen, who helps clients deal with the grief of losing a pet.“It’s profound because you are you're making a decision to actively take the life of your animal,” Nielsen said.

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.

Man adopts sick elderly dog who cuddles up to him as he signs adoption paperwork

Man adopts sick elderly dog who cuddles up to him as he signs adoption paperwork

(Picture: Picture: Pennsylvania SPCA Danville Center)An elderly, sick dog has been given his forever home by a kind stranger who walked into a shelter asking to see an old dog in need of a home.

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Whitney Crowder, sea turtle rehabilitation coordinator for Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida, which posted a viral photo of the deceased loggerhead turtle with bits of plastic removed from its body, said that baby turtles die from ingesting plastic every year.

You can track the sea turtle named after TODAY — here's how

You can track the sea turtle named after TODAY — here's how

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is on the front lines of the conservation effort to protect and save the dwindling sea turtle population.

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

St. Francis Veterinary Center of South JerseyWhen Loraine knew something wasn't right with her husband's "best buddy" she took him to Saint Francis Veterinary Center outside Philadelphia where doctors told her he needed emergency spine surgery .The procedure was necessary but also very risky, as Andy’s bones and blood vessels all fit into a space as small as a human finger.

Police Stop Train to Save Dog Tied to Tracks

Police Stop Train to Save Dog Tied to Tracks

A dog was recused by Tampa police Wednesday night after being tied to the railroad tracks and shot at, reported by M. Tampa police received three phone calls about shots being fired which lead them to the dog tied to the tracks with a belt.

Parrot found abandoned in Brazil gets radical new titaniam beak implant

Parrot found abandoned in Brazil gets radical new titaniam beak implant

As well as using the new beak to eat, she was using it to climb the cage in the touching footage posted by the center, which said she is recovering well from the operation.

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

(Picture: Jennifer Olohan /SWNS.COM) An animal shelter has been inundated with requests to adopt a puppy that was snatched and dumped on a building site by a hawk.

'It's a miracle' Puppy survives being plucked from ground by hawk mistaking him for prey

'It's a miracle' Puppy survives being plucked from ground by hawk mistaking him for prey

The terrifying view the puppy would have had of red-tailed hawk (Image: GETTY) Red-tailed hawk swooping down on squirrel (Image: GETTY) In a reminder to pet owners to beware the threat from wild creatures, the Austin Animal Center told Facebook followers: “This teeny tiny guy was picked up by a hawk and then subsequently dropped from mid-air.

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

According to ABC News, a very special surfing competition was held in Huntington Beach, California, where an Olympic-style event featured some very talented canines. Toldeo, Ohio woman, Janese Walters, was left blind in one eye after contracting an infection from her cat, reported Bianca Seidman of CBS News.