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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
  • 2 days, 1 hour 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
  • 2 days, 4 hours 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
  • 3 days, 18 hours 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
  • 5 days, 15 hours 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
  • 6 days, 7 hours 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
  • 6 days, 15 hours 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, 1 day 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, 2 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
  • 1 week, 4 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 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
  • 1 week, 5 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
  • 1 week, 6 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 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, 1 day 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, 2 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, 2 days ago
Animals

Time running out for nearly 30 dogs

Time running out for nearly 30 dogsAll the dogs are available for adoption
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Features

Video: Cat gives dog head massage 'Bengal style'

Video: Cat gives dog head massage 'Bengal style'A Bengal cat giving a dog a facial massage is making its rounds on the Internet Thursday morning.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Petco pulls pet treats suspected of killing, sickening thousands

Petco pulls pet treats suspected of killing, sickening thousandsPetco says it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Cat found with arrow in its head

Cat found with arrow in its headThe owner went looking for her cat when she found it with a seven-inch arrow in its head
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Weird

Women find 5 1/2-foot long snake in toilet

Women find 5 1/2-foot long snake in toilet"It's the most bizarre, frightening thing I can think of," said one of the women
  • Weird
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Houston Zoo preps animals for frosty weather

Houston Zoo preps animals for frosty weatherThe Houston Zoo is home to more than 6,000 animals, many with unique personalities. Every animal is worth protecting. And that's why zoo keepers were spending extra time making sure the animals were snug Wednesday night.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Time running out for 30 homeless dogs

Time running out for 30 homeless dogsThe pens at Dog Dynasty in Santa Fe mean safety for more than 30 dogs. The cages are a promise the dogs won't be put down. But that promise ends Saturday when owner Sonya Childs has to close the shelter.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
News

Dog abandoned with suitcase filled with belongings

Dog abandoned with suitcase filled with belongingsThe Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is looking for the person who abandoned a dog in a railway station with a suitcase filled with his belongings.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Features

Boxer who can't keep tongue in mouth is Internet gold

Boxer who can't keep tongue in mouth is Internet goldAs dogs run and roll around the Valmont Dog Park in Boulder, it's hard for any of them to really stand out.
  • Features
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Animals

Rare albino dolphin seen off Florida coast

Rare albino dolphin seen off Florida coastSome 20 species of dolphins, whales and porpoises are known to exhibit albinism
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Sarah Palin bites back at PETA over dog post

Sarah Palin bites back at PETA over dog postSarah Palin has a clear message for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals — chill out.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago