For the first time in Chinese history, the southeastern city of Shenzhen has declared a ban on the trade and consumption of cat and dog meat. The Humane Society International, a leading animal rights organization praised this move. Under the new law set by the government of Shenzhen, it will be illegal to eat animals
Aside from playing and goofing around, this dog has one other thing that she loves doing at doggy day care: snuggling with fluffy dogs during nap time! Edna the pit bull has been going to the facility ever since she was a puppy, and just like other the other pups, her routine is quite predictable.
A family of orangutans at Paira Daiza Zoo in Belgium formed a special bond with a family of small-clawed sea otters. Their sweet moments together were captured in amazing photos which the zoo shared online. To uphold the wellbeing of these primates, the zoo decided to let the animals live together. Mathiew Goedefroy, the zoo’s
Amid these challenging times, Rose Medical Center in Denver is very fortunate to have a service dog in training ready to give medical workers comfort and support when they need it. Wynn, a yellow Labrador retriever, weighs only 41 pounds. Yet, her small frame doesn’t stop her from fulfilling a big job: comforting and bringing
Animal rescue organizations often have to find inventive ways to get the word out about their adoptable animals. Over time, it’s been proven that an effective way to do so is by partnering with local businesses. This way, their message gets more reach, thereby helping cats and dogs find their forever homes much quicker. This strategy
Ospreys are birds of prey known for being excellent fishers. These powerful creatures dive down from up to 100 feet in the air, baring their huge claws to retrieve their next meal from the water. The way they hunt for fish is utterly fascinating, which is why they are a favorite subject among wildlife photographers.
When we think of polar bears, we automatically picture them in the Arctic, surrounded by snowy and icy landscapes. This image has been deeply ingrained in our minds that it’s hard to imagine these furry giants in any other environment. The North experiences changing seasons, too. And as summer arrives, polar bears come out and
Just when a stray kitten is about to lose hope of finding a family, a heroic Golden Retriever came to the rescue! This amazing story of two lovely animals has been warming the hearts of people online these past days, especially animal lovers. The beginning of their viral video was so heart-wrenching to watch. The
Earlier this month, a family from Castle Pines, Colorado, received a special delivery from a FedEx driver. Lisa Menzies and her husband were out of town when their three-year-old Golden Retriever named Catcher escaped from their home. A breeze blew open their front door, and the adventure-seeking dog took it as a chance to explore
Aside from the remarkable companionship they provide and their unwavering loyalty, we all know that dogs make excellent guard animals. Equipped with heightened senses and barks that can be vicious when they want it to, our pups can protect us and our property from danger and scare away any intruder. This Rottweiler dog, however, is
Social media often portrays cats as standoffish creatures. But we all know that isn’t true for all felines; some of them can be extra clingy, too! This 10-year-old furball named Ziggy is the perfect example. Whenever she needs to lie down, the first place that comes to mind is her absolute favorite napping spot –
As odd couples go, maybe there is none stranger than the unlikely friendship that developed between Peri and Taj. A chicken is an unusual enough pet to have, and Peri is not just a chicken, but a blind one at that. Taj, on the other hand, is a pit bull and Peri’s staunch protector. Adopted