2001-Mon Feb 20 22:12:29 MST 2017
Vetstreet. All rights reserved.
Vetstreet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. See Additional Information ›
June 26, 2015: We've scoured the Web to find the
best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right
When Bailey, a
3-month-old teacup terrier in Buffalo, New York, found herself trapped in a exposed vent pipe, firefighters
and city workers came to the rescue. Crews, working for hours, used large equipment to dig a hole more than six feet deep in order to pull the puppy out safely. "Some people might think we went over and above, but that's
what our guys do every day," Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell
Whitfield told WIVB. “We're very grateful
there was a happy ending. We're very satisfied." Bailey’s owner is
too. “I love Buffalo firefighters, I love Buffalo police, I love all of y'all,”
she said, holding back tears. — Read it and see it at People
Oslo’s new bee highway — a path through the city that includes
flower-adorned cemeteries and rooftop gardens and balconies — will give bees a safe
passage through the city. Although Norwegian bees may not be as seriously
threatened by intensive agriculture and pesticides as bees in the U.S. or other
European countries, a third of the country's 200 wild bee species are
nonetheless considered endangered, and Oslo is hoping to create an example for
others to follow. "If we manage to solve a global problem locally it's
conceivable that this local solution will work elsewhere too," said Norway
garden owner Agnes Lyche Melvaer. —
Read it at Discovery
The owners of a Houston, Texas, ranch are being charged with animal cruelty after authorities determined their horses were starving and seized all 200 from the farm. “Our veterinary teams and cruelty investigators are conducting initial assessments of [the] horses,” the Houston SPCA’s director of special projects Stacy Fox said, as reported by the Houston Chronicle. “Many of the horses are emaciated, in need of hoof care and suffering from bloody, open wounds.” While the owners blame their staff, one staff member said the owners couldn’t afford enough feed and she sometimes bought it herself. — Read it at CBS Houston
cat in Japan credited with saving a Kishi train station from financial ruin, died Monday from acute heart failure. Tourists would come to the station to see her hanging out in her office — a converted ticket booth — wearing a railway hat and collar, and she had a noticeable impact. "The number of passengers on the line jumped to 2.27 million in fiscal 2014 from 1.92 million in fiscal 2005," the
Kyodo News reported. "Photos of Tama and other merchandise also sold well, leading to her appointment to acting president of Wakayama Electric Railway in January 2013." A memorial service is set for Sunday. — Read it at
16-year-old Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, revealed in an interview that there is one animal that terrifies her: bees. "When I was about 2 years old, I found a bee that had been stepped on on the foot path, and so I picked it up to rescue it, and it stung me on the hand," Bindi told People magazine. "From that day forward, I've been terrified of bees." — Read it at the
Like this article? Have a point of view to share? Let us know!
Take our breed quiz to find your next pet.
Get all the best pet news and information sent right to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Many dogs will eat just about anything in
their path. That's why it's so important to
know the signs of intestinal…
From taking pills to clipping nails,
we’re here to help you take the stress
out of things many dogs loathe.
With plenty of patience, practice and
praise your dog might be willing to accept
— or even enjoy — this dental care…
Need a leash for regular outings or one
that can walk multiple canines? These
types of leashes are your best…
The fun and rambunctious Flat-Coated Retriever, known for his puppyish enthusiasm, makes a great family pet.
Check out our collection of more than 250 videos about pet training, animal behavior, dog and cat breeds and more.
Wonder which dog or cat best fits your lifestyle? Our new tool will narrow down more than 300 breeds for you.
If the video doesn't start playing momentarily,
please install the latest version of Flash.
Thank you for subscribing.