- Minot animal hospital uses donations to help injured cat Updated: Aug-01-15 5:34 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - An animal hospital in Minot says money is pouring in from the community to help cover the medical bills of a cat that was abandoned after being shot in the face.
- Pet owners warned of spreading canine virus in Providence Updated: Jul-31-15 4:32 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence officials are warning dog owners that canine parvovirus is spreading around the city.
- Vesicular stomatitis cases confirmed in South Dakota animals Updated: Jul-31-15 12:39 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's Animal Industry Board says two cases of vesicular stomatitis virus have been confirmed in livestock in the western part of the state.
- Tenants say federally subsidized apartments making them sick Updated: Jul-31-15 12:09 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Residents of federally subsidized apartments in Memphis say mold and other contaminants are making them sick.
- 2 people treated after bites from rabid river otter in Va. Updated: Jul-31-15 3:10 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Officials in Virginia Beach say two people are undergoing treatment after being bitten by a rabid river otter.
- Bison herd in Oklahoma recovering after deadly disease Updated: Jul-29-15 1:05 pm
PAWHUSKA, Oklahoma - A bison herd at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in northern Oklahoma is recovering after a disease killed dozens of the animals between 2013 and 2014.
- Iowa State Fair won't let magician use doves in his act Updated: Jul-29-15 12:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Bird flu restrictions are forcing a young magician to come up with new tricks in his act, because the Iowa State Fair says he can't use his pet doves.
- Henrico County confirms 8th case of rabies for 2015 Updated: Jul-29-15 12:52 pm
HENRICO, Virginia - Henrico County has confirmed its eighth rabies case for 2015.
- Deer euthanized in Texas to test for neurological disease Updated: Jul-29-15 11:22 am
HONDO, Texas - State officials have euthanized 34 deer at a Medina County breeding ranch, where a buck tested positive for chronic wasting disease last month.
- Chiefs' Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis Updated: Jul-29-15 2:47 am
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear.
- 7 cases of rare infectious disease reported in South Dakota Updated: Jul-28-15 8:01 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Seven cases of a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects have been reported in western South Dakota since June, state health officials said Tuesday.
- 1 more case of rare infectious disease confirmed in ND Updated: Jul-28-15 4:53 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota health officials have confirmed one more case of tularemia, a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects.
- US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu Updated: Jul-28-15 4:10 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The U.S. government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday as he called for Congress to consider a disaster program for poultry producers similar to that for other livestock farmers.
- 5 more cases of rabbit fever reported in Weld County Updated: Jul-28-15 1:44 pm
GREELEY, Colorado - Weld County says that five more men have contracted rabbit fever, putting Colorado within striking distance of a state record for cases of what normally is a relatively rare bacterial disease.
- Several dogs survive southern Illinois house explosion Updated: Jul-27-15 4:05 pm
CASEYVILLE, Illinois - Several dogs thought to have died in a southern Illinois house explosion caused by a suspected natural gas leak have been rescued from the rubble.
- Man pleads guilty after poisoned meat kills 3 bald eagles Updated: Jul-26-15 8:53 am
BUFFALO, New York - A western New York man has pleaded guilty in the deaths of three young bald eagles that ate poisoned meat he set out to kill coyotes.
- Correction: Airport-Animal House Updated: Jul-24-15 7:32 pm
NEW YORK - In a story July 20 about an animal terminal that is under construction at New York's Kennedy Airport, The Associated Press, based on information from a project spokesman, reported erroneously that the facility will include a veterinary clinic run by Cornell University. Instead, Cornell veterinarians serve as expert consultants and would be available for possible emergency care.
- Farmers restocking their flocks as bird flu winds down Updated: Jul-24-15 3:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Three months after bird flu wiped out two of Greg Langmo's flocks, he's among the first to start growing turkeys again.
- Official: Arrival of bird flu in Maryland expected this fall Updated: Jul-24-15 12:32 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's top agricultural official expects the bird flu outbreak that has ravaged poultry flocks across much of the country to arrive in the state this fall.
- Foul-ball injury highlights delicate stadium safety balance Updated: Jul-24-15 10:53 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - For many years, the conventional wisdom goes, anyone who has filed through the turnstiles of a professional baseball stadium and sat down to take in a game on a warm summer night has also risked being hit by a foul ball or the airborne splinters of a broken bat.
- Raccoon found in Hopewell tests positive for rabies Updated: Jul-24-15 3:14 am
PETERSBURG, Virginia - A raccoon found in southside Virginia has tested positive for rabies.
- Neglected goats seized from farm to be auctioned off Updated: Jul-23-15 8:01 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Some of the 74 neglected goats rounded up in one of the largest animal cruelty seizures in Connecticut's history are being put up for auction, several months after lawmakers questioned the cost of caring for the growing herd.
- Vesicular stomatitis confirmed in Wyoming horse Updated: Jul-23-15 11:05 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A horse in Wyoming has tested positive for a virus that can cause painful sores in infected animals.
- Officials say Alcona County beef cattle herd has bovine TB Updated: Jul-23-15 10:53 am
LANSING, Michigan - Officials say a small beef cattle herd has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis in Alcona County.
- Ranch near Sedona donated to U. of Arizona veterinary school Updated: Jul-23-15 8:02 am
TUCSON, Arizona - A 45-acre ranch near Sedona is going to be part of a veterinary program launching at the University of Arizona in August.