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Animals

Astronaut includes his dogs in official NASA portrait

Astronaut includes his dogs in official NASA portraitNASA astronaut Leland D. Melvin's official portrait is viral on Twitter - thanks to his dogs
  • Animals
  • 2 days ago
Animals

El Paso Zoo orangutan expected to give birth this spring

El Paso Zoo orangutan expected to give birth this springEl Paso Zoo officials say Ibu the Sumatran orangutan is pregnant with her first baby.
  • Animals
  • 3 days ago
Texas

Police dog, suspect killed in rural N. Texas

Police dog, suspect killed in rural N. TexasA suspect and a police dog died during a law enforcement operation along the border of Montague and Wise counties on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Texas
  • 3 days ago
Animals

Animals rescued from stench-filled home

Animals rescued from stench-filled homeA veterinarian called the conditions some of the worst he's ever seen
  • Animals
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Super Bowl

Budweiser's adorable 'Lost Dog' Super Bowl commercial premieres

Budweiser's adorable 'Lost Dog' Super Bowl commercial premieresBudweiser's new Super Bowl commercial, "Lost Dog", has hit the web, and it's adorable.
  • Super Bowl
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Animals

Pet plastic surgery: Implants and facelifts for your pooch?

Pet plastic surgery: Implants and facelifts for your pooch?One of the most frequent procedures, according to Petplan, is called entropion surgery, to essentially lift a dog's eyelids.
  • Animals
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Animals

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to GulfAbout 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Animals
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Animals

Pit bull owner: 'He's a family member, not just a dog'

Pit bull owner: 'He's a family member, not just a dog'The owners of a pit bull that was shot and killed Sunday at a dog park are devastated and they've hired an attorney.
  • Animals
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Animals

Man shoots woman's pit bull at Pasadena-area dog park

Man shoots woman's pit bull at Pasadena-area dog parkThe man told investigators the pit bull was trying to attack his dog
  • Animals
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Outreach

Surprise Squad honors local dog rescue group

Surprise Squad honors local dog rescue groupWe have so many angels and volunteers among us that do so much for the Houston area.
  • Outreach
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Animals

Obesity epidemic affecting millions of pets

Obesity epidemic affecting millions of petsThe obesity epidemic is affecting not only people but their pets as well.
  • Animals
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Animals

Four legged therapists helping kids with cancer

Four legged therapists helping kids with cancerFor more than 20 years, kids at Children's Hospital have been getting big doses of canine comfort.
  • Animals
  • 6 days ago
Animals

Stray dog in Tomball tests positive for rabies

Stray dog in Tomball tests positive for rabiesThe 1-year-old stray Labrador Retriever mix showed no signs of sickness when it was picked up
  • Animals
  • 1 week ago
Local

Dog missing half of his face rescued by local group

Dog missing half of his face rescued by local group"Seeing him made me realize something needs to change," said Brittany Faske, who found Apollo.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Texas

N. Texas boy is Mutton Bustin' champ... by a mile

N. Texas boy is Mutton Bustin' champ... by a mileWhile most children last only three or four seconds, this little man from Irving endured for more than 20 seconds
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Animals

Pets euthanized without owner's knowledge

Pets euthanized without owner's knowledgeThe city says employees broke a policy requiring them to wait at least 72 hours before euthanizing
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Animals

Galveston dog that disappeared in May turns up in Indiana

Galveston dog that disappeared in May turns up in IndianaA Galveston woman whose dog vanished last year says she's ecstatic after her beloved pooch turned up alive and well in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Texas

Vandals cause $10K in damage to Lubbock aquariums store

Vandals cause $10K in damage to Lubbock aquariums storeA fish store in West Texas has reopened after vandals shot into 10 aquariums and sent about 1,000 gallons of water gushing to the floor
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Animals

Rockets owner funds clinic for unwanted animals

Rockets owner funds clinic for unwanted animalsThe clinic will board and prepare pets for transport to other parts of the country
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

KHOU 11 viewer helps replace horse barn's stolen equipment

KHOU 11 viewer helps replace horse barn's stolen equipmentAfter seeing the story of stolen harnesses from a local barn, some good Samaritans decided to donate equipment to replace what was stolen.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Animals

Johnny Steele Dog Park set for grand opening

Johnny Steele Dog Park set for grand openingA grand opening celebration is set for the new Johnny Steele Dog Park just west of downtown.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Army vet, service dog evicted over unpaid 'pet fee'

Army vet, service dog evicted over unpaid 'pet fee'David Palasek, who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan for the Army and the Army National Guard, was evicted Dec. 22.
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Animals

L.A. family kept alligator in backyard 40 years

L.A. family kept alligator in backyard 40 yearsWhat's 8 feet long and lives in a Southern California backyard?
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation Now

Whale testicle beer outrages conservationists

Whale testicle beer outrages conservationistsA year after outraging conservationists with a whale-meat beer, an Icelandic microbrewery is back with another outrageous marine mammal brew — this one flavored with smoked whale testicles.
  • Nation Now
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Bald Eagle kills Spring family's Chihuahua

Bald Eagle kills Spring family's ChihuahuaThey never imagined a bald eagle would take their precious dog away.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Features

Must-see Video: 4-year-old in command of pit bull pack

Must-see Video: 4-year-old in command of pit bull packA video published to YouTube on Jan. 7 shows how proper training can have a pack of pit bulls honoring the commands of anyone, even a little girl.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Rescued golden retriever gets to return the favor

Rescued golden retriever gets to return the favorWhen a burglar entered her owner's home, 12-year-old Emma was there for the rescue
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Time running out for nearly 30 dogs

Time running out for nearly 30 dogsAll the dogs are available for adoption
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Dogs at closing shelter find new homes

Dogs at closing shelter find new homesSeveral of the animals at Dog Dynasty in Santa Fe have been adopted and will not have to go to less safe shelters.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Rescued pelicans ready to be released when weather warms up

Rescued pelicans ready to be released when weather warms upThanks to the Wildlife Center of Texas
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago