Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show postponed as COVID-19 surges in New York

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show postponed as COVID-19 surges in New York

The event will be held later “due to the surge of the omicron variant in New York City,” it said.

Dog with $500 million trust sells villa once owned by Madonna

Dog with $500 million trust sells villa once owned by Madonna

German Shepherd Gunther VI enjoys a luxurious life in his mansion when he's not at his "main home" in Tuscany.

Oklahoma boy, 7, fatally mauled by family Corgi mix, authorities say

Oklahoma boy, 7, fatally mauled by family Corgi mix, authorities say

The preliminary investigation indicates the child was attacked by a family pet (dog),” according to a statement from the Creek County Sheriff’s Office.The sheriff’s office said it was working with the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office in the investigation.

Ndakasi, mountain gorilla who became selfie star, dies in the arms of her caretaker

Ndakasi, mountain gorilla who became selfie star, dies in the arms of her caretaker

A mountain gorilla whose picture went viral after she photobombed a park ranger’s selfie has died at 14.Ndakazi “took her final breath in the loving arms of her caretaker and lifelong friend, Andre Bauma,” a statement from the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday.

They create an app to understand the feelings of the Michis

They create an app to understand the feelings of the Michis

A Chinese programmer developed an application that is capable of interpreting whether a cat is in a good mood and recognizing its emotional state.Even a Weibo user joked saying "Is it possible to create another application that can recognize the emotional state of my girlfriend?

Shopper comes face-to-face with 10-foot python in supermarket spice aisle

Shopper comes face-to-face with 10-foot python in supermarket spice aisle

Alati said she used her phone to video the snake as it extended its body from the shelf into the aisle before reporting the intruder to supermarket staff.“I said: ‘I’ll go get my snake bag.’ I think they thought I was a bit crazy to be honest.

Famed zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia, family says

Famed zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia, family says

Jack Hanna, the director emeritus of Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, has been diagnosed with dementia now believed to be Alzheimer's disease , his family announced Wednesday on Twitter."Doctors have diagnosed our dad, Jack Hanna, with dementia now believed to be Alzheimer's disease.

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.

Queen’s Balmoral Estate slams dog walkers for littering land with poo bags

Queen’s Balmoral Estate slams dog walkers for littering land with poo bags

Up to twenty bags have had to be cleared from the estate (Picture: PA)Andy puts it down to the fact that there are fewer people outside during lockdown so the dog owners don’t feel like they are being watched.

Lady Gaga issues plea to help find stolen dogs: 'My heart is sick'

Lady Gaga issues plea to help find stolen dogs: 'My heart is sick'

Next to a gallery of pictures of the missing dogs, whose names are Koji and Gustav, she posted Friday on , Gaga reiterated her offer of a $500,000 reward for their safe return.

Dogs trained to sniff out prostate cancer lend helping paw to crucial research

Dogs trained to sniff out prostate cancer lend helping paw to crucial research

The results may lead to a larger study for further investigation (MDD / Neil Pollock)Dr. Claire Guest, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Medical Detection Dogs and the lead author on the study, said, ‘This study showed that a dog’s nose could hold the key to an urgently needed, more accurate, and non-invasive method of early prostate cancer diagnosis.

When doves cry: Prince's original pet dove Divinity dies at 28

When doves cry: Prince's original pet dove Divinity dies at 28

Divinity, a white female dove once owned by Prince, has died, according to the late singer’s Paisley Park estate.“One of the original doves Prince kept at his iconic Paisley Park complex, Divinity was an ever-present fixture for countless Paisley Park tours, events, and productions,” the estate said in a statement.

RSPCA ‘concerned’ over ‘extremely irresponsible’ BBC show about puppy breeding

RSPCA ‘concerned’ over ‘extremely irresponsible’ BBC show about puppy breeding

In a statement, the RSPCA said: ‘We’re aware of this programme and are concerned that it is extremely irresponsible to encourage and glamorise breeding as a “get rich quick” scheme which, in turn, could lead to serious dog welfare issues and fuel the illegal puppy trade.

Westminster dog show ditches Madison Square Garden for 1st time in a century

Westminster dog show ditches Madison Square Garden for 1st time in a century

Breed and group judging will be held both days, and best in show will be chosen June 13 and televised by Fox. The 67-acre Lyndhurst site has hosted dog shows over the years.“The Lyndhurst estate is absolutely gorgeous and even with the show moving outside, I think it keeps with the prestige of being Westminster, if not even adds to it,” said Clint Livingston, who has handled dogs at Westminster every year since 1983.

Woman's pet deer gores neighbor, threatens wildlife agent with bloody antlers

Woman's pet deer gores neighbor, threatens wildlife agent with bloody antlers

The unnamed victim, from a hospital bed, told the department that she was "surprised to notice the deer following her and then shocked when it attacked, knocking her down and thrashing her with its antlers.".

Dog's poop-sniffing skills help save endangered whales

Dog's poop-sniffing skills help save endangered whales

It almost seems like a fluke that a rescued dog named Eba is helping save killer whales off the coast of Washington state.When the mixed-breed dog was just a few weeks old, someone dumped her outside of the Sacramento animal shelter in California.

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

The dog was brought to the NC State Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh on Aug. 3 after showing signs of respiratory distress earlier that day, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement.

15-month-old girl fatally mauled by family dog in Rhode Island, police say

15-month-old girl fatally mauled by family dog in Rhode Island, police say

A 15-month-old girl was fatally mauled by a family dog, police in East Providence, Rhode Island, said Friday.East Providence Police Department Chief William Nebus told the station that the attack happened in a backyard at lunchtime.

Police forced to smash window to save dog trapped in car in 40C heat

Police forced to smash window to save dog trapped in car in 40C heat

The dog was seen cowering below the steering wheel (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla) The dog was taken to a vet for treatment (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla) Police said the dog has been removed from the owner’s care (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla) Police believe temperatures surpassed 40C inside the car (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla)When contacted by police the owner, a 49-year-old woman, did not see any issue with leaving the dog inside.