The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

Vietnam veteran in hospice care sees beloved dog ‘one last time’

Vietnam veteran in hospice care sees beloved dog ‘one last time’

When the story of their heartwarming reunion made the local newspaper, Nevarez said one of their longtime volunteers, Robert Candelaria, immediately reached out about adopting Patch.“There wasn’t a dry eye in the room,” Danny Nevarez said.

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

Campaign in Springfield, Missouri, urges residents to clean up after pets as city says it picks up nearly 25 pounds of dog poo a week.

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical?

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical?

This seemed to work, and Andrews has since asked Coffey to help to overturn the government’s plans for a ban on remote-control collars.Aversive training methods, and electric collars in particular, are opposed by the RSPCA, the Kennel Club, the Animal Behaviour and Training Council and the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

Owners shove dog off wall into animal shelter and abandon it

Owners shove dog off wall into animal shelter and abandon it

The men are seen pushing the dog over the railings (Picture: Dave Rudge News)The video shared on Thursday on social media, shows the two men initially checking the area outside the shelter for witnesses.

Puppy’s kisses for hero firefighter who rescued him from rocks

Puppy’s kisses for hero firefighter who rescued him from rocks

He carefully pulls the dog backwards from the rocks (Picture: North Charleston Fire Department) Bikers had heard it whimpering and contacted emergency services (Picture: North Charleston Fire Department) The puppy was so happy to be free (Picture: North Charleston Fire Department)The heartwarming moment that follows shows how grateful the pup is to be free.

Hundreds join WCW & The Kitten Lady on Capitol Hill to support the KITTEN Act

Hundreds join WCW & The Kitten Lady on Capitol Hill to support the KITTEN Act

Yesterday, White Coat Waste Project hosted a Capitol Hill briefing featuring world-famous kitten advocate Hannah Shaw (The Kitten Lady) to build even more Congressional support for the bipartisan KITTEN Act to end deadly taxpayer-funded kitten experiments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Terrified dog was left drooling and dehydrated after being duct taped (Image: Lee County Sheriff's Department ) “I am a dog lover and an animal lover.

World’s Bravest Cat Chills Next to a Rattlesnake

World’s Bravest Cat Chills Next to a Rattlesnake

In a heart-stopping pic snapped by the Laguna Vista Police Department in Texas, a cat was spotted hanging out mere inches away from a deadly rattlesnake. Image via Laguna Vista Police Department Facebook

Video captures police officer saving clucking chicken from fire

Video captures police officer saving clucking chicken from fire

Body camera footage released by the Ossining Police Department shows Officer Patrick McGovern, 35, entering a burning shed before discovering a chicken hiding behind some propane tanks. No other animals could be seen in the video, and McGovern says he has no idea why that chicken was there.

Police take ‘pug shot’ of runaway dog in New Jersey

Police take ‘pug shot’ of runaway dog in New Jersey

Cape May, New Jersey, police captured a rogue pug on Sunday afternoon and collared her for running away from home, according to a Cape May Police Department Facebook post.

Cat, chicken 'huddled together' after California Carr Fire

Cat, chicken 'huddled together' after California Carr Fire

Firefighters found the strange bedfellows "huddled together for safety and support," according to a Grass Valley Fire Department Facebook post, after surviving the deadly Carr Fire in Shasta County.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.