Meet Gizmo, a 3.5-pound wonderdoglet on a mission to change the world one doggy hug at a time. During the very early stages of our journey, Gizmo exhibited a keen sense of people's emotions.
Swimming with sharks is so 2013. These days it's all about the other apex predator, The Australian crocodile...in clear water, and in a clear tube that is all scratched up because, they will you know, try and eat you at all times. Offered by Crocosaurus Cove it is the terror of a lifetime. you MUST watch this video. It's insane.
If you really want to understand Vermont, spend a little time with Georgia. Georgia is a 65-pound pit bull and chocolate Lab mix -- a classic rescue...
Eddie the Terrible was a small dog like many other beloved, quirky, owned pets. But in the context of a shelter? It is with great joy that we inform you that Eddie The Terrible really has undergone a total identity change to become Teddy The Beloved.
Your question shouldn't be, "How do we prepare the kids?" Everyone will be affected. Even if you adopt another pet in the future, everyone's life will change when Barney is gone. Instead, ask, "How do we all get through this? Barney is part of your "pack." And now you must say good bye and mourn him as a family.
Puppies are the best. They're fluffy, silly, snuggly and, frankly, a window into our souls. Here, 15 different dogs for 15 very different people.
Raising a good canine citizen doesn't come naturally to every dog guardian, which is one of the reasons so many unlucky pups are relinquished to anima...
By Mark Doty Fetch? Balls and sticks capture my attention seconds at a time. Catch? I don't think so. Bunny, tumbling leaf, a squirrel who's--oh joy-...
When you go on a whale-watch, just the prospect of seeing the majestic creatures at all is seriously thrilling. For a few lucky tourists off the coast of Massachusetts, their trip out to sea turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really cozy with the ocean's gentle giants.
From the time that I was a child, I have always had a pet in my home. As a child, we always had dogs, specifically beagles, and they meant the world...
Lions also have predators -- the most dangerous of them all is man. Cecil never attacked the dentist who ultimately ended his life. It was not basic survival for the hunter to kill or be killed. Cecil was shot by an arrow and suffered for 40 hours before finally dying. This is cruelty.
A recent study published in the journal Anthrozoos suggests there are surprising cultural differences in attitudes towards eating pets, in this case, cats.
If the cat is in a tree, use the spot meter to gauge the light of the leopard, so it's not a silhouette against the sky. If you're focusing on a certain part of the leopard, the eyes are particularly commanding.
Cows have a maternal instinct similar to that of a human. When separated from their babies, mother cows will cry for days.
Careful research, planning and preparation are needed to select the right pet and bring him safely and successfully into a family with an autistic child. The goal should be to provide not only help for the child, but also a safe, loving forever home for the animal.