- Newnan family raising money for seizure alert dog Updated: Feb-07-16 10:05 am
NEWNAN, Georgia - When Erin Scharko-Fisk was 14 weeks pregnant with her second child "we were told he was not compatible with life."
- Woman injured by speeding wrong-way SUV in Brooklyn Updated: Feb-05-16 7:03 am
NEW YORK - A woman who was walking her dog when she was struck by a speeding wrong-way driver is hospitalized in serious but stable condition.
- Florida woman discovers anaconda while walking dogs Updated: Feb-04-16 4:30 am
MELBOURNE, Florida - A Florida woman discovered a 9-foot anaconda while walking her dogs in Melbourne.
- Veterans' families seek ban as dogs walk among gravestones Updated: Feb-03-16 12:49 pm
EXETER, Rhode Island - Families of those buried in Rhode Island's veterans' cemetery say that using the grounds as a dog park is disrespectful to the fallen, and they're battling pet owners over access to the property.
- Korean woman raises 200 dogs saved from streets, restaurants Updated: Feb-03-16 3:39 am
ASAN, South Korea - Puppies bark and wag their tails as they follow a gray-haired woman through a hillside compound that shelters more than 200 dogs.
- Bill would protect animals in domestic violence situations Updated: Feb-01-16 9:10 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A state House committee heard testimony Monday on legislation spelling out protections for animals caught in domestic violence situations or in messy break-ups between couples.
- Cats in Maine still await inheritance from $200,000 estate Updated: Feb-01-16 1:23 pm
DIXFIELD, Maine - A Maine town and a group of cat caretakers have sued estate trustees in a long-running dispute over a woman's wishes that her life savings go to care for abandoned cats.
- Four-legged fur balls take to the field in Kitten Bowl III Updated: Feb-01-16 11:00 am
NEW YORK - On the field, the four-legged fur balls of the Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl III were all business.
- Correction: Pets-Fetch-And-Sketch story Updated: Jan-28-16 5:51 pm
LOS ANGELES - In a story Jan. 27 about artist Rafael Mantesso and his dog Jimmy Choo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that their apartment was in New York. The apartment is in Belo Horizonte in Brazil, not New York. Also Instagram account first used was @rafaelmantesso, not #jimmythebull.
- Florida wildlife officials: stay away from migrating birds Updated: Jan-24-16 2:49 am
CEDAR KEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Florida - Florida wildlife officials are calling on boaters and pet owners to keep their distance from migratory birds roosting at Cedar Key National Wildlife Refuge and other coastal areas.
- Animals at Gaza's zoos die of hunger, diseases Updated: Jan-22-16 7:41 am
RAFAH, Gaza Strip - The African tiger at the zoo in southern Gaza Strip was emaciated, its belly shrunken and its striped coat hanging loose. It strode nervously up and down its cage.
- New at Westminster dog show: 7 breeds, obedience contest Updated: Jan-21-16 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - A bumper crop of seven new dog breeds will get a shot at being best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club competition next month, while a new obedience contest makes more room for mixed-breed dogs at the nation's premier canine competition.
- Southwestern Indiana couple's mobile grooming for the dogs Updated: Jan-19-16 4:02 am
NEWBURGH, Indiana - Carrla Rasco Bickel and her husband, Barry Bickel, decided 30 years of doing the same old thing was enough.
- Public hearing to focus on bills related to puppies, kittens Updated: Jan-18-16 2:01 pm
BOSTON - Pet lovers and pet sellers are expected to gather on Beacon Hill this week for a public hearing on a number of animal welfare bills.
- Volunteers care for dogs of deployed military personnel Updated: Jan-18-16 12:20 pm
ALLOUEZ, Wisconsin - Two English Springer Spaniels have settled into a temporary home in the Green Bay area while their owner completes five months of training in the U.S. Army National Guard.
- Kitten found in school parking lot tests positive for rabies Updated: Jan-15-16 7:25 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - Health officials in North Dakota say a kitten that was found in the parking lot of a high school in Fargo has tested positive for rabies.
- Group gets grant to help pet owners during, after disasters Updated: Jan-15-16 5:11 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - An animal welfare group in Yankton has received a private grant to assist pet owners during and after disasters.
- 'Fear-free' veterinarians aim to reduce stress for pets Updated: Jan-13-16 11:06 am
LOS ANGELES - Trips to the veterinarian leave Joy so scared, she gets sick.
- Panel votes to restrict pit bull that bit, killed papillon Updated: Jan-12-16 2:55 pm
WARWICK, Rhode Island - A three-member panel has determined that a pit bull that killed another dog is vicious and must be better controlled.