DES MOINES, Iowa — Soon, passengers zipping along Interstate 35 will see a lusher refuge and more food for bees and butterflies in the hopes of helping the insects boost their declining populations, six states and the Federal Highway Administration announced Thursday.
PITTSBURGH — A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measure.
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Hunters Association is offering a reward of $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of a bighorn sheep poacher. The Oregon State Police say three rams were killed in Gilliam County in Eastern Oregon last month.
Federal inspectors found sick and dead animals, inadequate sanitation, untrained employees performing euthanasia and other deficiencies at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.
Dogs really do bite mail carriers … a lot of them. According to the U.S. Postal Service, which on Wednesday released its annual report on the topic, 6,549 postal workers were attacked by dogs in 2015, an increase of 14 percent from the year before.
Fido and Spot might not have to cower under the bed this summer when fireworks and thunderstorms hit. The first prescription veterinary medicine for treating anxiety over loud noises will soon hit the market.
ARGYLE, Texas — A 1,000-pound “domesticated” bison has moved on to new pastures. Bullet the bison was transported Saturday from Karen Schoeve’s home in Argyle to her new home 15 miles away in Flower Mound.