Top Story

'Long, tough road' ahead for rescued 'Roo'

A dog local veterinarians believe may have been hit by a car and dragged is fighting for her life at the Jacksonville Humane Society.


Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Jennifer Beals responds after leaving dog in car

Jennifer Beals has been accused of locking her dog in a hot car, a charge she says is just not true.



Push for ban on America's pet tigers

More tigers are kept as pets in the U.S. than roam free in the wild, campaigners say, as they call for tough new laws to ban the practice on International Tiger Day.

While just 3,000 tigers inhabit forests across Asia and Russia, it's estimated…


Putnam County Sheriff's Office

Animal hoarding house condemned

A San Mateo home filled with about 70 animals was condemned Thursday afternoon, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.


WFTS, amateur video

Florida woman pries pooch from gator's grasp

It’s every dog owner’s nightmare: You look over and see a seven-and-a-half-foot alligator with its jaws clamped down on your pooch.

Lori Beiswenger didn’t think twice when faces with just such a situation. She jumped into the swamp to save her…


Clay Humane

Clinic seeks help for abandoned puppies

Two sick puppies rescued from Interstate 10 Wednesday morning near MacClenny are suffering from malnutrition, scabies and demodex and need help, said officials with Clay Humane, a nonprofit animal clinic in Orange Park.


Angels Among Us Pet Rescue

Hugging dogs saved by viral photo

Two dogs in a shelter, just hours away from being put to sleep, hugged their way to safety.

The dogs -- Kala and Keira -- were photographed hugging each other in a cage at an unnamed shelter. In the photo, Kala's brown front legs and paws are in a…


The Ark at JFK

World's 1st animal terminal planned for JFK

An airport terminal with a swimming pool, suites equipped with flat-screen TVs, customized departure lounges and around-the-clock medical care sounds like a dream come true for airline passengers.


Deputies: K-9 attacks 7-year-old girl

A 7-year-old girl is recovering after she says she was attacked by a police dog.


Cops: Man left 3 puppies in hot car

A Volusia County man has been arrested after deputies say he left puppies inside of his vehicle while he went to the beach in 92-degree weather.


David McNew/Getty Images

K-9 dies in hot police car in Georgia

A police K-9 died Thursday evening after being left for hours inside his handler's patrol car.

Zane, a 5-year-old bloodhound, was found dead at the handler's residence in Rockdale County, Georgia, according to Conyers Police Department spokeswoman…