YACOLT — On May 17, the final day of their five-month stint at Larch Corrections Center, nine Western pond turtles lurked out of sight near the bottom of their tanks, just as wary of people as they were on day one.
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.
JANGSEONG, South Korea — The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day. Viewers don’t seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens. When the stray cats finally come to eat the food left out for them, people watching online sit enraptured by their feline charms.
MADRID — Officials say a hippopotamus that escaped from a visiting circus caused some traffic chaos and not a little diversion when he strolled easily along a street in the southwestern town of Palos de la Frontera.
Vancouver — Whether you have four legs or two, there's still time to register for the Humane Society for Southwest Washington's 25th annual Walk/Run for the Animals happening Saturday in downtown Vancouver.
HARTLAND, Mich. — A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings — with the help of students and staff — to safely get to a nearby pond.
Maybe wishes do come true, but just not for everyone. Clark County residents who hoped for summer to come early after the record-breaking rains this winter appear to have had their wishes granted. But the opposite is true for those concerned about the snowpack.
In a city that's expert at peddling solutions to problems no one quite knew they had, the Dog Parker was probably inevitable: a rentable doghouse that allow New Yorkers to stash their furry charges while they fetch groceries and retrieve dry cleaning, errands only complicated by a leash and a Labrador.