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Pets & Wildlife

Sage, a miniature poodle, poses for photos after winning best in show at 148th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
Ring Camera footage provided by a reader shows a cougar roaming around Northeast Padden Parkway and 137th Avenue in east Vancouver Sunday morning.

Cougar caught on camera at 137th and Padden Parkway in Orchards

Ring Camera footage provided by a reader shows a cougar roaming around Northeast Padden Parkway and 137th Avenue in east Vancouver Sunday morning.

May 14, 2024, 3:41pm Clark County Life

A cougar was spotted in a residential area near Padden Parkway and Northeast 137th Avenue in Orchards this weekend. Read story

A dog walks through the grooming area during the 148th Westminster Kennel Club Dog show, Monday, May 13, 2024, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

At Westminster dog show, a display of dogs and devotion

A dog walks through the grooming area during the 148th Westminster Kennel Club Dog show, Monday, May 13, 2024, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

May 13, 2024, 4:05pm Life

Less than three years ago, Mary Ann and David Giordano were taking turns lying on the living room floor with their Afghan hound Frankie, hand-feeding the desperately ill dog anything she would eat. Read story

Federal officials decided last month to reintroduce grizzly bears to Washington&rsquo;s North Cascades.

Grizzlies are returning to Washington’s North Cascades. How will that work?

Federal officials decided last month to reintroduce grizzly bears to Washington&rsquo;s North Cascades.

May 13, 2024, 6:03am Latest News

Among the jagged peaks of the North Cascades, lush alpine meadows rich with berries and wildflowers blanket valleys carved by glaciers, some threaded with trickling creeks. Read story

The new Tropical Reef Aquarium habitat will open at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma on June 14.

Tacoma zoo to reopen its aquarium

The new Tropical Reef Aquarium habitat will open at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma on June 14.

May 11, 2024, 6:05am Life

Point Defiance Zoo is expected to reopen its Tropical Reef Aquarium next month, the zoo announced this week. Read story

Two-year-old Frosty and Sarah Sheek, assistant general manager of community engagement, pose for a photo April 30 at Dallas Animal Services in Dallas.

Students foster pets, volunteer at shelter

Two-year-old Frosty and Sarah Sheek, assistant general manager of community engagement, pose for a photo April 30 at Dallas Animal Services in Dallas.

May 10, 2024, 6:41am Life

Dallas Animal Services faces a persistent struggle: overflowing kennels. Despite hard efforts through fostering and adoption programs, the shelter has been at overcapacity since June 2023. Read story

Wild horses at sunset at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

Wild horses allowed to remain at N.D. national park

Wild horses at sunset at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

May 10, 2024, 6:20am Life

Wild horses from a historic herd will get to stay in the North Dakota national park they’ve long called home thanks to years of pressure from the public. Read story

Brittney Richell, left, and Vanessa Valdez, of the Red Cross, tag dog kennels after the animals were evacuated from flooded areas to a Red Cross shelter set up at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in The Woodlands, Texas Friday, May 3, 2024.

New rules cover dogs entering United States

Brittney Richell, left, and Vanessa Valdez, of the Red Cross, tag dog kennels after the animals were evacuated from flooded areas to a Red Cross shelter set up at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in The Woodlands, Texas Friday, May 3, 2024.

May 10, 2024, 6:16am Life

All dogs coming into the U.S. from other countries must be at least 6 months old and microchipped to help prevent the spread of rabies, according to new government rules published Wednesday. Read story

Joie Henney hugs his emotional support alligator named Wally, on Jan. 22, 2019, inside their home in York Haven, Pa. Henney credits Wally for helping relieve his depression for nearly a decade, says he&rsquo;s searching for the reptile after it went missing during a vacation to the coast of Georgia.

Man’s alligator, social media star missing

Joie Henney hugs his emotional support alligator named Wally, on Jan. 22, 2019, inside their home in York Haven, Pa. Henney credits Wally for helping relieve his depression for nearly a decade, says he&rsquo;s searching for the reptile after it went missing during a vacation to the coast of Georgia.

May 10, 2024, 6:14am Life

A Pennsylvania man who credits an alligator named Wally for helping relieve his depression for nearly a decade says he is searching for the reptile after it went missing during a vacation to the coast of Georgia. Read story

A spongy moth caterpillar on a dead branch.

Washington plans aerial spraying in two counties to kill tree-destroying spongy moth

A spongy moth caterpillar on a dead branch.

May 9, 2024, 5:49pm Life

When the invasive spongy moth is in its caterpillar phase, it isn’t a picky eater. Read story