When an SUV slammed into musher Karin Hendrickson's four-wheeler Tuesday evening, she was thrown into the air and her dogs ran from the scene of the accident. She landed in a ditch about 20 feet away, then began making phone calls.
While the Tour de Turtle race is over for this year, the issues of protecting endangered sea turtles is a year-round concern and one that individuals and the tourism industry can do much to assist with.
Stepping onto the shores of one of our national parks a brown bear staring back at you from less than 50 feet away could be considered a frightening experience.
There have been times in my life when I have owned a single dog. However, most of my adult life, I have lived with more like a pack of dogs, four or five or even six at a time, and not well-behaved dogs, pure-bred Bichon Frises or King Charles Spaniels or the like.
This will be our third Thanksgiving without my father's sidekick for close to 70 years -- my mother. We've all made adjustments. The only family member who lags behind, is Seamus, my 9-year-old black labrador.
What a wonderful medley of wildlife roams our world. But while our Ark still sails, a cabinet of the Seven Seas, it is faring through whirlpools that threaten to tip the boat and spill its precious cargo.
While teaching his partner dog basic obedience, the dog opened Ernesto's heart and mind to feelings of empathy, patience, pride, responsibility, and loving affection he had not experienced in his childhood or adolescence.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't ...
A breeding facility for thousands of monkeys linked with prior outbreaks of infectious diseases could soon be looming over the backyards of some southern Florida residents without holding a single public meeting.
My husband and I were having one of our usual arguments when we heard a thud from our bedroom closet. Figuring it was our daredevil cat up to his usual mischief, I got up to see what heavy object Derrick had decided to knock off a shelf this time.
When Los Angeles-based TV producer Michael Levitt isn't creating hit shows, he's driving all over greater L.A. rescuing dogs from kill shelters and placing them in loving "forever" homes. Now taking his passion one giant leap further, Levitt has created a groundbreaking TV event.
Fred Rogers practiced a spiritual vegetarianism grounded in gratitude to God, and in his own subtle and quiet way, he modeled this radical spirituality for his millions of viewers.
Finding a human mate is difficult enough. We at least, however, have bars and online dating sites. For the octopus, things can be a little more challenging.
I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...
It's no surprise pet parents are becoming a lot more serious about pet custody. The need to divide this member of your home can be painful and hold so much more value than the division of material possessions.
Pen Farthing founded a nonprofit that reunites soldiers at home with stray dogs and cats they took in during combat, was named the 2014 CNN Hero of th...