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Abandoned baby giraffe befriended by dog in Africa dies

December 6, 2019, 10:30am Animals in the News

A baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after it was abandoned in the wild has died, a South African animal orphanage said Friday. “Our team is heartbroken,” the… Read story

Gift ideas for people with furry friends

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Life

Chances are you have a lot of pet lovers in your life. According to the latest National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 67 percent of… Read story

U.S. wildlife officials agree to grizzly bear review

December 9, 2019, 11:59am Northwest

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas, according to court documents filed Monday. Read story

Mountain lion who killed dog prowls California neighborhood

December 6, 2019, 10:17am Animals in the News

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Authorities have warned residents of a Southern California suburb to take precautions as a mountain lion prowls neighborhoods after killing a resident's dog and injuring another pet. Read story

This decade taught us to love viral pets; now we have to grieve their deaths

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Animals in the News

Lil Bub became famous in her youth, at the beginning of the decade, when a picture of her went viral on Reddit. She was a permakitten with bulging eyes and a tongue that always stuck out. Her owner, Mike Bridavsky, made a Tumblr account for her in late 2011, according to a Spin profile of the cat. He never expected it to blow up, but people found her unusual physical… Read story

10 animals killed in barn fire at Ohio wildlife park

November 29, 2019, 8:40am Animals in the News

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — At least 10 animals have died in a barn fire that erupted at an Ohio wildlife park, officials said. Read story

Service dog schools military medical students

November 29, 2019, 6:00am Life

The newest faculty member at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences has a great smile — and a wagging tail. Read story

Dog befriends baby giraffe

November 29, 2019, 6:00am Life

MOKOPANE, South Africa — A dog in South Africa has befriended a baby giraffe that was abandoned at birth, rescued and taken to a local orphanage. Read story

Oregon Court of Appeals upholds wolf delisting

November 28, 2019, 9:28am Animals in the News

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Court of Appeals has dismissed a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging the state’s decision to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves. Read story

Odd Man Inn Animal Refuge rescues, re-homes barnyard beasts

November 28, 2019, 6:05am Animals in the News

Odd Man Inn Animal Refuge rescues, rehomes barnyard beasts Read story