| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Seminole County Animal Services is waiving the adoption fees for all “senior” dogs and cats (ages 6 and older) now through Nov. 15.
A perk of adopting a senior is that what you see is what you get: You know how big they are, most have...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:09 PM
A pool cleaner was recovering Thursday after a dog at the Riverside County home where he was working mauled his face, arm and leg.
The injuries to the man’s right arm will probably require reconstructive work, said John Welsh of the Riverside...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being.
I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
| May 13, 2014
I found the article on the poisoning death of a scientist's dog one of the most frightening things I have read in ages. ("Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?," May 10)
For decades, local, state and federal officials...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly.
“We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:38 PM
A 140-pound Great Dane in Portland, Ore., is making headlines after a veterinarian found 43 1/2 socks in the dog’s stomach during surgery.
The incident happened in February but only recently became public after the animal hospital where the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A dog owner charged with murder in the mauling death last year of a woman in northern Los Angeles County testified Wednesday that he had no idea his pit bulls were capable of such an act.
Alex Jackson, 31, told the Lancaster court that he had an...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The city of West Hollywood has spared no expense in a lavish makeover of its central park. First came a chic library and rooftop tennis courts, to the tune of $61 million. Just approved is an additional $86 million in amenities, including two rooftop...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Gordo, the small white dog who was struck by a fleeing van during a police pursuit on live TV and won the hearts of viewers, was recovering from surgery Thursday night.
In a statement, Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services in Culver...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A Lancaster man was sentenced to probation Wednesday after pleading no contest to punching and body-slamming his 6-month-old pit bull mix puppy, prosecutors said.
Robert Emmett Martin, 54, entered the plea to one felony count of cruelty to an animal,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Anna Maria Island -- a slender 7-mile slip of Gulf sand balanced atop the crooked crab claw of north Longboat Key -- is a slow-motion kind of place.
Sit a spell and taste the brine of the sea air as it bites softly at the back of your throat. Kick off...