- Animal control: Do not leave dog in parked car this summer Updated: May-31-16 3:45 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Animal control in Sioux Falls is reminding dog owners to not leave their pet in a parked vehicle this summer.
- Police: Dead dog put out for trash pickup in New Haven Updated: May-31-16 6:58 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Neighbors and pet lovers are up in arms after a dead dog was found in a crate put out for trash collection in New Haven on Memorial Day.
- Selma animal shelter sees increase in adoptions Updated: May-30-16 6:11 am
SELMA, Alabama - Humane Society of Central Alabama president Kaye Knight and vice president Lynn Sanders have worked hard over the past couple of years to make the Selma Animal Shelter a healthy environment for dogs and supportive of adoptions.
- Oregon collie saved by sharp-eyed vet intern Updated: May-29-16 1:45 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A paralyzed collie just moments from being euthanized and his Oregon owners have more days to share thanks to a sharp-eyed vet intern who spotted the culprit - a tick.
- Purdue center, Amish dog breeders work to create standards Updated: May-29-16 11:30 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University center and commercial dog breeders from southern Indiana's Amish community are working to create standards meant to improve dogs' well-being.
- New Bevo, ill Mike remind us how attached we are to mascots Updated: May-28-16 11:07 am
Word about college mascots in Texas and Louisiana this week was a reminder of the strong emotional connection sports fans have with live animal mascots.
- Expecting worst, holiday travelers find fast airport lines Updated: May-28-16 2:36 am
ATLANTA - Fast moving airport security lines at the start of the Memorial Day weekend could bode well for return travelers Monday.
- Exotic cat dead after fire at hip hop figure's home in Vegas Updated: May-27-16 5:09 pm
LAS VEGAS - Authorities in Las Vegas are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged the home of a hip hop figure and left an exotic pet wildcat dead.
- PetSmart severs ties with Pennsylvania small-animal supplier Updated: May-25-16 6:23 pm
BARTO, Pennsylvania - Another major pet retailer has severed ties with a small-animal supplier amid a federal investigation into conditions inside its Pennsylvania facility.
- A pup named Potato? 15 were registered in NYC last year Updated: May-25-16 11:35 am
NEW YORK - Bella and Max are top dogs in New York City.
- Illinois lawmaker, university spar over research animals Updated: May-24-16 11:20 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A bill that would've required universities in Illinois to offer healthy cats and dogs to rescue organizations after animal testing has provoked a dispute between its Democratic sponsor and the University of Illinois.
- Owen County shelter seeks public support to care for 70 dogs Updated: May-22-16 4:46 pm
SPENCER, Indiana - An Owen County animal shelter is seeking public support to help care for 70 malnourished dogs seized from a rural property.
- To claw or not to claw? NY cat proposal sparks frisky debate Updated: May-22-16 1:14 pm
ALBANY, New York - For many decades, declawing cats has been a routine veterinary procedure, but this is no simple pedicure. There's anesthesia, pain medication and the amputation of the cat's toes back to the first knuckle.
- Pet monkey can't return to its home of 2 decades Updated: May-22-16 1:01 pm
NEW YORK - An exotic 22-year-old monkey that lived with its owner since it was a baby can't go home again - because it was kept without a permit.
- UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts Updated: May-22-16 12:56 pm
BOSTON - A University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that people find on themselves or their pets for diseases that could possibly be passed on is stepping up its efforts as tick season kicks into high gear.
- Former at-risk teen in animal care program earns vet degree Updated: May-21-16 3:02 am
EUGENE, Oregon - Nine years and four months ago, a headline in the Register-Guard's City and Region section read, "Troubled students find cat-alysts for change."
- Legislature passes animal trust legislation Updated: May-19-16 12:46 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A pet owner in Minnesota may soon be able to set up a legal trust to ensure their animals are cared for in the event of the person's death or incapacitation.
- Hospital opens pet-friendly center for young patients Updated: May-18-16 5:14 pm
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Children's Hospital is opening a new center that will allow young patients enduring long hospital stays to reunite with their pets.
- PetSmart groomer arrested after dachshund in his care dies Updated: May-18-16 12:30 pm
SAN MATEO, California - A PetSmart dog groomer will be arraigned next month on a felony animal cruelty charge after police say he likely contributed to the death of a dachshund in his care.
- 72 Mississippi dogs, cats head to Georgia for new homes Updated: May-18-16 7:06 am
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - A total of 72 Jackson County Animal Shelter dogs and cats were put into a Humane Society of South Mississippi van and sent off to the Atlanta Humane Society to find their forever homes.
- Officials: 5 animals believed dead in pet care center fire Updated: May-18-16 3:16 am
AKRON, Ohio - Fire officials say five animals are believed to have died in fire at a pet care center in Ohio.
- Zoetis launching new doggy med for noise-related anxiety Updated: May-16-16 2:59 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Fido and Spot may not have to cower under the bed this summer when fireworks and thunderstorms hit, thanks to the first prescription medicine for treating anxiety over loud noises - a widespread problem linked to property destruction, terrified dogs running away and even life-threatening injuries to some.
- NY senator: Put more dogs on the airport security line Updated: May-15-16 7:13 am
NEW YORK - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the Transportation Security Administration to put more dogs on the passenger-screening line to reduce long delays for travelers going through security at New York City airports.
- Central Illinois vets recommend dog flu vaccine Updated: May-14-16 9:13 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Veterinarians in Central Illinois are recommending dog owners consider getting their pets vaccinated against the flu.
- Dog shot, tied to Illinois bridge now headed to a new home Updated: May-10-16 1:35 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Veterinarians at the University of Illinois now say a dog found shot and tied to a rural bridge last month is healthy enough to move to a permanent home.