The Humane Society of Richmond Co in Rockingham, NC had a kill rate of 74% last year. The shelter recently announced it had not killed any healthy, adoptable pets in 30 days.
U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan sought comfort in the company of pets. And they brought the love home with them.
An off-duty Port Authority cop was out walking his dog when a loose dog ran up to him. He shot the loose dog to death. NYPD did not charge the officer because “he was concerned for the safety of his own dog when he fired”.
Eugene fire marshal says dogs are very useful in teaching kids about fire prevention. She has a Dalmatian for the job.
A guy in South Africa who bragged about keeping a hippo as a pet has been killed by said hippo.
HUGE news for all of us coelacanth-o-philes: a second, genetically distinct, breeding population has been discovered off the coast of Tanzania.