'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.

'Doctor Dogs': Meet the diabetic-alert dog who saved a boy's life

'Doctor Dogs': Meet the diabetic-alert dog who saved a boy's life

Diabetic-alert dogs use a strip called a brinsel to let people know they need to check their blood-sugar levels.While in the car, Whitley the dog alerted Clay Ronk that he needed to check his blood sugar right away.

Pilots and Paws: Working to Give Animals the Loving Home They Deserve

Pilots and Paws: Working to Give Animals the Loving Home They Deserve

All arranged by volunteers, Pilots and Paws help abandoned dogs from shelters where they would have been euthanized and fly them to new loving homes.Maybe they’re going to a home or to a shelter.” There are now up to 4,000 volunteer pilots helping out with this amazing organization.

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina.Last month, county wildlife officers were sent to “corral this emu, which did not work”, said Tenille Fox, an animal services spokesperson.

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

An Air Canada pilot is being hailed as a hero after his plane, traveling from Tel Aviv to Toronto, experienced a heating system malfunction in the plane’s cargo hold. The pilot diverted the plane to Frankfurt, Germany where Simba was placed on a new flight.

The Lion Queen is BACK: Fears for big cat named Charm allayed in remarkable TV series

The Lion Queen is BACK: Fears for big cat named Charm allayed in remarkable TV series

Incredible footage from the sensational new Big Cat Tales series shows how Charm has remarkably given birth to cubs after coming back to her historic domain. Scene from Big Cat Tales (Image: Animal Planet)There was more angst for Charm when the BBC cameras stopped rolling.

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) says calls about pets getting high from accidentally eating either edible weed products or the cannabis plant itself have risen 765% over the past decade.

Abandoned for being 'too old,' 16-year-old dog finds fame during Super Bowl

Abandoned for being 'too old,' 16-year-old dog finds fame during Super Bowl

For the second year in a row, the network will also feature “Puppy Bowl Presents: The Dog Bowl” as a fun way to encourage the adoption of senior shelter animals, special-needs pets and hard-to-adopt breeds.

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

If your dog is overweight, a dog weight-loss plan can help your pup lose unhealthy pounds of body fat.

Animal Planet reveals the Puppy Bowl XV starting lineup

Animal Planet reveals the Puppy Bowl XV starting lineup

The Puppy Bowl is Animal Planet's answer to the Super Bowl. Every dog and cat that has taken part in the game in previous years has ended up getting adopted, a streak Animal Planet hopes to continue in the 15th edition of the contest.

Qualities of a good dog trainer

Qualities of a good dog trainer

A good trainer will use gentle, dog-friendly and progressive reinforcement means instead. But pet parents need to witness the training, so that they also learn how to train their dogs. Learning basic commands like ‘sit’, ‘stay’ and ‘stand’ is just the ABC of dog training.

9 Things You Need Before Bringing Home a New Puppy

9 Things You Need Before Bringing Home a New Puppy

Choosing the right dog food shouldn’t be a decision made at the supermarket on the way home with your new puppy, Davis says.

Puppy Bowl features Penguins and Keyboard Cat!

Puppy Bowl features Penguins and Keyboard Cat!

According to Puppy Bowl executive producer Melinda Toporoff, in an interview with Variety.com, this year’s game included 66 puppies, 30 kittens, 5 penguins, 3 adult cats, 8 tailgate party dogs, 4 service dogs, and 6 hamsters.

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

Consider the case of Philadelphia-bound US Airways Flight 598, which made an unexpected stop in Kansas City a few hours after its departure from Los Angeles. “About an hour into the flight, I started smelling this terrible smell,” passenger Steven McCall told Inside Edition’s Diane McInerney.

The Irwin family joins TODAY with some new furry friends

The Irwin family joins TODAY with some new furry friends

The Irwin family joins TODAY with some new furry friends copied! The late Steve Irwin became a household name as “The Crocodile Hunter,” and now his family is carrying on his legacy with a new Animal Planet series, “Crikey! – to some of their new furry friends.

The Camel in Bethnal Green is the best pet-friendly pub in the world

The Camel in Bethnal Green is the best pet-friendly pub in the world

The Camel in Bethnal Green was voted the best pub for pets in the world, not just because they allow dogs and cats to come in and have a bowl of water, but because they have to pub cats called Pie and Steve.

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Explain your travel plans in detail to your veterinarian and ask if your fur child will be able to handle the stress that comes with unfamiliar noises, movements, and smells. The app allows you to find pet-friendly hotels, emergency vets, off-leash dog parks and more when you hit the road.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

And 37 percent of the pet parents polled said they would sacrifice benefits like vacation time or work from home days in order to enjoy a pet-friendly workplace.

Kathie Lee and Hoda meet a baby tiger named Olive!

Kathie Lee and Hoda meet a baby tiger named Olive!

Kathie Lee and Hoda meet a baby tiger named Olive! Dave Salmoni, Animal Planet’s big cat expert, joins the fourth hour with a baby tiger named Olive, as well as a puppy who has been helping teach Olive about playing.

Paw outcome? New Zealand council proposes banning all cats

Paw outcome? New Zealand council proposes banning all cats

A regional council in New Zealand has proposed banning all domestic cats in an attempt to protect native animals. The South Island council’s new “pest plan” calls for all domestic cats in the Omaui region to be neutered, microchipped and registered.