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Learn About True Love From These Lifelong Couples Of The Animal Kingdom

LittleThings | Posted 01.20.2016 | Weird News

These days, it seems like good old-fashioned monogamy is making a serious comeback -- and why not? It's a beautiful thing to find a partner who you want to spend your life with! But you don't have to take our word for it. Just ask the animal kingdom!

12 Incredible Pet-Positive New Year's Resolutions for 2016

LittleThings | Posted 12.30.2015 | Good News

With so many of us animal lovers and pet owners out there, shouldn't we be including our furry friends among our top priorities for the new year?

Is "Sleep Swimming" Endangering the Lives of Whales?

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green
Van Winkle's

Is the way whales "sleep" putting their lives at risk? It's possible, according to the Daily Mail. Apparently, there's a growing trend of tired whales...

After 3 Years, the Doctor's Perform a Miracle for Her Paralyzed Dog

LittleThings | Posted 06.09.2016 | Good News

At the age of 8, Sammi the Springer Spaniel underwent surgery to remove a bone growing near his spinal column. Unfortunately, Sammi's surgeon was unable to remove the excess bone. Following surgery, the pup's health declined. His family was devastated.

Eye Contact Helps Strengthen The Bond Between Pooches And Their Owners

The Associated Press | Malcom Ritter | Posted 04.17.2015 | Good News

Oh, those puppy eyes. Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says. A...

Finally, A Way To Do Some Good While Looking At Adorable Puppy Photos

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.12.2014 | Good News

When Suzanne Donaldson purchased two adorable Morkie puppies from a pet shop, she didn't anticipate contempt from her dog-loving friends. Edie and...

Take A Look At Some Of The Best Animal Photos Of The Week

Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

This week has been an interesting one in the weird, wild world of animal news: Scientists say the record cold will have one positive effect -- inva...

PHOTOS: German Shepherd Puppy Plays In The Snow

Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include: Crocodiles can climb trees to hunt prey from above or below, researchers discov...

So, Crocodiles Can Climb Trees Now

Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: If you thought that climbing a tree was a prudent way to escape a crocodile, think again. New research s...

We Are Animals and Therein Lies Hope for a Better Future

Marc Bekoff | Posted 01.06.2014 | Green
Marc Bekoff

Are humans exceptional and unique? Yes, but so too are other animals. And, just like us, animals want to live in peace and safety -- so let's stop pretending we don't know what they want and need.

This Little Animal's Survival Technique Is Beating Climate Change

Posted 12.21.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: A new study reveals that climate change might not threaten pikas as much as scientists once thought. P...

Happy World Animal Day!

Posted 10.04.2013 | Green

October 4 is a glorious day for all you animals lovers out there, because today is World Animal Day. World Animal Day was first observed in 1931 at...

Small Animals Sense Time Differently Than Us

Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Time doesn't fly if you're a fly, a new study suggests. In fact, flies excel at dodging our slaps an...

LOOK: Take Me Home!

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.03.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade County took a great stride for animals when a resolution was passed to find a financially sound plan to make the Animal Services shelter a ...

HOOKED: Fisherman Reels In Veteran's Arm

The Huffington Post | Lauren Feldman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Weird News

One fisherman reeled in the biggest catch of his life over the weekend: a fellow angler’s prosthetic arm. Jack Wiseman is an amateur fisherman wh...

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

Abused 3-Legged Dog Learns To Surf

Posted 01.24.2012 | Good News

At first look, it's hard to tell there's anything wrong with Onyx. The black Labrador's coat is shiny and healthy, and his tail wags happily when he r...

The Top 10 Animal News Stories Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

2011 was a big year for animals. Throughout the year, scientists made several important discoveries. A new dinosaur species, an ancient eel and sh...

Report: Coyotes Surround Woman, Her Dogs In Lincoln Park

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago woman claims she was surrounded by a trio of coyotes while she walked her two dogs in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood early Tuesday. ...

WATCH: Threatened Species Highlighted In Adorable Animal Videos

Posted 12.04.2011 | Green

These animals might be pretty cute, but they also might not be around much longer. October 4 is World Animal Day. According to The Boston Globe, t...

Critter Beat: Peacock Named 'Fluffy' Reunited With Family & More

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.11.2011 | Chicago

Our first round-up of animal-related news two weeks ago received so much positive feedback that we've decided to bring the feature back on a semi-regu...

Duck, Turtle, Cat: Today In Furry Friends

Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago

It's been a busy day at HuffPost Chicago and we've been so inundated with animal news in particular that we decided to pull it all together for our fr...

Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill In Need Of Homes

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forty-five dogs and puppies rescued from a Missouri puppy mill are looking for new homes in our area. The North Shore Animal League America's headq...

Orphaned Baby Sea Otter Living In New York Aquarium (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Aquarium is now home to a cute, cuddly orphan sea otter. Five-month-old Tazo is under the careful supervision of animal keeper Nicole Pi...

PHOTOS: Baby Leopards Born In Paris Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) PARIS -- A Paris zoo has announced the birth of two rare Southeast Asian clouded leopards. The two female cubs, named Pati and Jaya, have made t...