The arrival of thousands of pelicans could annoy just about anyone, but few resort to a mass killing to deal with the "problem." That's what one Minnesota farmer did this week, and he now faces fines of $15,000 and six months in
Design firm AtomicAttic loves vintage, and vintage plus the urge to create new things is the perfect recipe for upcycling. Their most interesting work is made for pets. In Miles and Aimee's workshop, old television
Every year, over a thousand hikers make the grueling trek up to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, for a chance to gaze over its stunning vistas -- but at least one such traveller has apparently decided to
My beloved dog, Betsy, has been taken from me on three occasions. Twice ruffians took her when she was tied outside of a café; and a well-intentioned Whole Food's staffer took her, thinking Betsy was abandoned outside her store. I
I'm a little late posting this, but it's just as irresistible as when the pictures first came out: an old refrigerator recycled into a dog house for a puppy that had nowhere to sleep. Inhabitat reports that the Y-town folks in
Every day in China, countless dogs are cooked and eaten -- part of a culinary tradition that dates back thousands of years. Rarely, however, has the grim reality of the cruelties these animals face been so horrifically
Kosovo's capital city, Pristina, has a dog problem. Throughout the city, roving packs of stray canines scour the streets, occasionally attacking humans, many of whom live in fear of the feral animals. Last year, after an infant was
The natural instincts driving puppies can barely be hemmed by us humans, even if we think we know better. Take eating, for example. Puppies chew on everything. A hierarchy evolves: things that are fun to rip and tear but must
Researchers at Indiana University have found flame retardants in the blood of pet dogs at levels five to ten times higher than typically found in humans. Could dogs be the canary in the coal mine for how accumulating polybrominated
This might possibly be the sweetest story of the year so far: a partially blind man in the UK had a seeing eye dog, Edward, for years. Edward got cataracts, though, and lost his own eyesight—but the man, Graham
Yes, this is all about cute-overload. But if you're a regular cyclist and have a dog as your very best friend, the question will eventually hit you: How can you take your pooch along for the ride?
Whether you don't want to leave Fluffy alone, are hitting
What happens when you place spy cams all over the arctic in order to track polar bears? Well one might become a polar bear snack.
We also have news on a very well-endowed frog, rescue efforts in place for Japan's pets, barking dogs facing the death penal
Noisy dogs had better quiet down or else face the death penalty -- at least that's the proposal being considered by one city in Australia. The city council of Adelaide is currently mulling over a plan that calls for canine