Paleontologists Reveal The Real Reason T-Rex Had Such Short Arms

Be honest, every time you have watch Jurassic Park you laugh at the T-Rex’s impotent arms as they flail around hopelessly out of sync with its monstrous...

Climbers Rappel Into Old Colorado Mineshaft And Save Dog Trapped Inside

Old and abandoned mines pose a seriously dangerous risk to anyone who doesn't keep a safe distance. One wrong step can send a person or...

Video Shows Newborn Deer With Mom At Departure Bay Beach In Canada

In 2010, Steve Fagan was out visiting Departure Bay Beach in British Columbia, Canada, when he witnessed a truly beautiful moment in nature. A deer...

Wolf Attacks After Being Shot And Kicked By Hunter In Kazakhstan

It's heartbreaking to see beautiful, majestic creatures such as wolves being gunned down for sport. That's why I don't any sympathy for this guy. In...

Dad Gives Children A Science Lesson They’ll Never Forget Thanks To A Friendly Butterfly

As a child, some of the great lessons don't play out in the classroom, but rather at home with friends and family. This adorable science...

Marine Biologist Rescued From Tiger Shark Attack By Humpback Whale

I've seen one too many shark movies to ever try scuba diving, especially in the open ocean. But for those crazy enough to swim with...

Baby Possums Caught Chewing Fruit On Video Make Gross Smacking Sounds With Their Mouths

In my opinion, possums are highly underrated animals. They're known for being grumpy trash animals, but they're actually kind of amazing. And when they're babies,...

Watching This Doggo Zoom Down The Slide Will Brighten Up Your Day

When it comes to teaching an old dog new tricks, the anticipated outcome isn’t always as is to be expected. Case in point, this lovable...

Facebook Have Banned This Man From Posting Pictures Of His Puppy, But Can You...

As a result of the many Facebook scandals to hit the headlines in recent times, the social media giant has become a little sensitive in what...

Dog Survives Life-Threatening Ordeal After Being Dyed With Human Hair Dye

Many pet parents are joining the growing trend of brightening up their dog's fur with funky, vibrant colors. In fact, it's become so popular that...

Siberian Cats That Live And Roam On Russian Farmer’s Land Are Beyond Stunning

In the settlement of Prigorodny in western Siberia, there's a magical place where stunning cats live on a farm their owner refers to as...

Adoptive Mom Dedicates Her Life To Caring For Her Blind Pug

Internet ads on websites such as Craigslist can seem a bit sketchy at times, but every now and then, they can lead to a...

Cat-Loving Man Takes Hilarious Pictures Holding Every Cat He Meets In His Daily Life...

If I know one thing, it's that there are dog people and there are cat people. I've got both, but at heart I'm really more...

Dad Surprises Kids With New Dog Months After Their Late Dog Died In A...

Sharing our homes with furry family members and loving them is one of the most rewarding things we can experience. It's also the most...

Observant Courier Suddenly Spots Dog In Danger And Makes Split-Second Decision

They say that not all heroes wear capes, but it would seem that they do all wear a uniform of some description. Despite what we have been...

Tear-jerking Video Shows Chilean Dog Pushing Dirt Into The Grave Of Another Dog

You hear stories all the time about dogs dealing with death in surprisingly human ways. Just like us, our furry friends can experience grief...

Dog Owners Rally Against Man’s Anti-Pit Bull Video On Twitter

While dog lovers and animal organizations have been working hard to end the stigma surrounding pit bulls, others unfortunately still use fear mongering to...

Young Girl With Hearing-Impairment Finds Love And Safety With New Pet

It's true that our pets can help bring a bit of joy into our lives when times get tough, but it's often forgotten that...

Golden Retrievers Share Adorable Bond With Their Owner’s Cat

You know the phrase, "love does not discriminate"? Well, it couldn't describe this adorable trio more accurately. Watson and Kiko the golden retrievers are best...

Great Dane Can’t Contain His Excitement When He Sees His Owner For The First...

Great Danes aren't normally known for having severe separation anxiety but after more than two weeks away from his favorite human, this pooch couldn't...

Dog Abandoned At Colombian Airport Dies After Refusing To Eat

Despite the way some people treat them, animals are living, feeling beings whose lives are affected by the choices we make. That's why it's so...

Little Girl Is Surprised And Delighted When Her Parents Adopt Their Neighbor’s Cat

Little Elora from Towanda, Pennsylvania, has always adored her neighbors' cat, Hercules. She loves the black and white kitty so much, in fact, that she...

Woman Records Herself Giving Her Large Yellow Python A Bath

If you're a pet parent, you're used to scrubbing down your furry companions on a regular basis. But have you ever run a bubble...

​Gigantic Whale Shark Emerges Beneath Boat Full Of Unsuspecting Tourists

The seas are some of the most beautiful and most vibrant parts of our planet. Biologists, surfers and scientists are infinitely impressed by all kinds of...

Children Have Emotional Reunion With Their Cat After Believing He’d Died

What started as a fun Christmas vacation for one family ended in heartbreak last month when they returned home and learned their beloved cat,...

Rescue Dog Escapes Foster Home, Spends Four Months Traveling Through Pennsylvania

Abuse and neglect take an awful toll on animals, even after they're saved from their situations. It's tough for some pets to let go of...

Russia Prepares To Train Their Cuddliest Weapons: Puppies!

As much of the world lives in constant fear of a nuclear attack from one of the world's major military powers, Russia is busy...

Caring Wildlife Center Owner Gives Sickly Bear A Little Tender, Loving Care

Sometimes we all could use a bear hug to help get us through the day. But what happens when it's the bears that could...

Video Shows Hummingbird Enjoying Summer Rain In Virginia

You know that wonderfully glorious feeling you get when you take a nice, hot shower? This feathered cutie can totally relate. During heavy rainfall in...

Video Shows More Than 10,000 Snow Geese Taking Flight From Lake Massawippi in Canada

When we think about birds who fly south for the winter, we often think of geese. While I'm more accustomed to seeing the brown...

UPS Drivers Have Made Friends With New Adorable Animals On Their Routes

The drivers of UPS make new friends all the time, usually the four-legged kind. The Instagram account UPS Dogs shows off all the furry critters who...

Motorcyclist In Thailand Films Horses On The Loose Running Alongside Vehicles

Usually the thing I have to worry about most when I'm out driving is other drivers. Recently in Thailand, however, drivers got a whole...

Drone Captures Gray Whale Swimming And Playing With Dolphins In Pacific Ocean

Some see drones as an annoyance at best and an invasion of privacy at worse. While those certainly are accurate descriptions in some circumstances,...

Connecticut Mom Records Daughter Singing Lullaby To Their New Rescue Puppy

What could possibly be better than bringing home a new, tiny puppy? Listening to your children sing to them, as this mom found out. A...

Funny Cow Steals And Eats Iowa Family’s Mail

It's against the law to open someone else's mail, but does this cow care? Not one bit. When a family in Afton, Iowa went to...

Man Films Hilarious Mock Episode Of ‘Law & Order’ To Shame His Naughty Dog

All dog parents have been there -- you wake up or come home after going out, only to find the tattered remains of a...

Wedding Photographer Stages Mock Birthing Photoshoot With Her New Kitten

Your social media feed is likely flooded with photos of creative pregnancy announcements, baby bellies, and adorable newborns, but chances are you've never come...

Weiner Dog Finds Kittens Under Overturned Boat On His Owner’s Bachelor Party Camping Trip

Due to their great senses of smell and hearing, our dogs can perceive things we would usually miss. That's why people report their pups...

People Bite Octopuses Between The Eyes To Kill Them As Part Of Hawaiian Tradition

Not many people can say they killed their meals with their bare hands...or in some cases, their teeth. But when it comes to seasoned octopus...

Naughty Dog Gets Quite The Surprise Upon Realizing His Owner’s Right Behind Him

Having dogs can feel like a full time job of worrying, even when you're not at home with them. How many times have you noticed...

Footage Shows Man Abandoning Dog At Dunkin’ Donuts In New Mexico

For those of us who see our pets as family members, it's impossible to imagine abandoning them as if they mean nothing, especially during...

Footage Shows Woman Abandoning Four Dogs In Parking Lot, Until She Is Confronted

When you make the decision to invite a pet into your home, it is a big commitment. It's certainly not something you should take lightly. Dogs, for...

Reckless Dog Owner Travels Down Busy Highway With Dog Tied To His Flatbed Trailer

For most pet owners, letting the dog tag along on road trips can be a delight for all those involved. Unfortunately for this driver, his...

While Mom’s Away, This Pooch Will Play With His Awesome Grandpa

No matter if it's a grandchild or a fur baby, some parents just know how to turn on the nurturing switch when it comes...

Creepy Creature Is Recorded Terrorizing Indonesian Family And None Of Us Will Ever Sleep...

This world is overflowing with terrifying creatures, from snakes to spiders to Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump, there is no escape. Luckily for the rest of...

Dog Breaks Up Fight Between Two Of His Furry Friends

Every group of friends includes that one person who's always looking out for everyone else. They're the one who never fails to make responsible choices;...

Cat Dad Pretends To Die, Prompting Temporary Concern From His Feline Friend

Cats are widely regarded as selfish, uncaring creatures. But as someone who shares her home with two felines, I can tell you that just...

Bulldog Gets A Scolding From His Mom After He Destroys The Christmas Decorations

People have some pretty strong feelings about when the Christmas season starts. For me, I'm pretty much decking the halls the second the stroke...

Mother Introduces Baby To A Bunny For The First Time, And The Child Is...

One of the most amazing things about being a child is learning new things about the world around you every single day. We don't often...

13 Animals That Proved Humans Aren’t The Only Ones Who Like Pumpkins On Halloween

Like all other holidays, Halloween is an event made for and celebrated by humans. But who says animals can't join in on the fun? Whether...

Dog Shot Four Times While Protecting His 16-Year-Old Owner From Home Intruders

Dogs are incredible creatures, not only for their kindness, loyalty, and companionship, but for their bravery when it comes to protecting their loved ones. One...

Meet The Pallas’s Cat, The Most Expressive Feline In The World

Who can resist those little fluffy balls of fur purring at your feet? Okay, so maybe cats aren’t always so cute, especially when they’re biting your...

Domesticated Cow Ran Away From Her Farm To Live With Wild Bison In Poland’s...

"One of these things is not like the other. One of these things just doesn't belong." Polish naturalists may as well have started singing the...

Great Dane Chases And Tackles Man Sledding In T-Rex Costume

Tons of internet videos show that throwing on a T-Rex costume automatically makes any activity you participate in way funnier. And as this big pup...

BBC Documentary Footage Shows Grieving Mother Whale Carrying Her Dead Calf

Every year, almost 300 million tons of plastic are produced, with more than eight million tons of plastic being dumped into our oceans. Once in...

Pet Owners Share The Hilarious Nicknames They’ve Given To Their Animals

When was the last time you called your pet by the name you actually gave them? For some pet owners, the answer might be longer...

Dogs’ Tolerance Of The Cold Depends On Their Size, Breed, And Overall Health

Our dogs' fur is very versatile in how it protects them from both the heat and the cold. But that doesn't mean their coats...

Dolphins Observed Consuming Pufferfish Toxin In Order To Put Themselves In A Trance-Like State

When we think about using substances to feel euphoria, we tend to think of it as a human phenomenon. The truth is, though, that...

Canadian Zoo Charged After Keepers Took A Bear To A Drive-Thru And Fed It...

When will humans ever learn? Did the Harambe tragedy teach us nothing about how to handle wild animals? Apparently not, because this week yet another zoo...

Enthusiastic Pup Thought He Was Jumping On The Couch, But Hopped Aboard The Struggle...

Have you ever been so excited about something that you've gone full steam ahead, only to fail miserably or experience a major letdown? If...

Virginia Homeowners Hang Animatronic Clown On Their Trash Can To Keep A Bear From...

In some parts of the country, bears getting into people's trash can be a real problem. I love to tell the story of my parents...

Giant Sharks Feasting On Whale Carcass Mistake Submarine For Threatening Competition

Scientists recently traveled 750 meters below the surface of the ocean in a submarine to discover what exactly happens to a whale carcass on the seabed. When...

New Dad Helps Build An Adorable Room Under The Stairs For His Dog

Bringing a new baby home is stressful in more ways than one, especially if you have other kids or pets. On top of caring for...

Woman Confronts Her Small, Three-Legged Pup About The Mess He Made

If you've never shared your home with a small dog, you might assume they aren't nearly as destructive as the larger breeds. But as...

Students Evacuated From Japanese School After Wild Boars Get Inside

Back when you were in school, you probably got to experience the rare treat of staying home on a snow day. But can you...

Brown Bears In Armenia Are Forced To Live In Tiny Cages To Entertain People

Wild animals are often exploited for the benefit or entertainment of other people. Brown bears in Armenia are, unfortunately, no exception. Across the former Soviet...

Seeing Eye Dog Sneakily Guides Mom Into His Favorite Pet Store At The Mall

Four years ago, Danielle Sykora was assigned her service dog, Thai. Since then, he's helped a lot with her visual impairment -- and making...

Pennsylvania Woman Rides Through Wendy’s Drive-Thru On Her Horse

Marcella Gruchalak has always wanted to go through a drive-thru on a horse. In fact, she's says it's been on her bucket list for...

Singing Chihuahua Sings In The New Year While Performing This New Year’s Day Classic

With each new year comes the opportunity to reinvent yourself and finally say out with the old and in with the new. But while many...

Golden Retriever Barks And Backs Away From A ‘Wolf,’ Who Turns Out To Be...

Dogs are so loyal and take care of us even when things get scary. When it comes to intruders (or even people generally near the...

Read This Important Info On What To Do If A Service Dog Without A...

Read This Important Info On What To Do If A Service Dog Without A Person Approaches YouIt's very hard to resist petting every dog you see,...

Family Pet Is Taken For A Trip To The Groomer, But Never Returns Home

Pet stores such as PetSmart are supposed to be a one-stop shop for anything and everything you could possibly need for your animal. Among the...

Read This Important Info On What To Do If A Service Dog Without A...

Read This Important Info On What To Do If A Service Dog Without A Person Approaches YouIt's very hard to resist petting every dog you see,...

15 Heroic Dogs Whose Good Deeds Helped Others In Need

One reason why dogs make such incredible companions is that they'll do anything to protect their humans and even other animals. Whether they're providing emotional...

Golden Retriever Can’t Get Enough Of His Socialite Lifestyle

While most of us daydream about a luxurious life full of exotic trips and lavish gifts, this pampered pooch is turning his dreams into...

New Interpretation Of Migratory Bird Treaty Act Under Trump Administration Means Those Who Kill...

One thing most of us can agree on is that when possible, we should protect animals. After all, they've been existing without us interfering...

Woman Tweets This Dog Owner’s Hilarious Reaction To Her Dog Escaping The Yard

Have you ever noticed that tiny dogs always seem to be pluckier and more IDGAF-bout-nothin' than their larger, canine counterparts?Be it shivering chihuahas, yappy yorkies, or...

10 Signs From Your Cats And Dogs That Warrant A Visit To The Vet

If you consider your pets as family members, you'll agree that their health and well-being are top priorities. But as diligent as you may be...

Little Boy Dresses In Superhero Outfits While Helping Aunts Care For Stray Cats

They say superheroes only exist in movies and comic books, but on the streets of Philadelphia, cats have their own pint-sized protector looking out...

26 Photos Of Dogs Before And After Adoption That Prove Love Heals All

Adopting a dog is one of the most rewarding things you can experience as a pet owner. And that's because most of the dogs put up...

This Beautiful Dog Has Been Blessed With “Mikey Mouse Ears” And We Are Not...

Doggos and puppers are one of the best things on the planet. It doesn't matter whether you're happy or sad, man's best friend knows exactly what...

British Photographer Spends 2 Years Taking Stunning Portraits Of Animals On The Endangered Species...

There are some animals on the endangered species list that we're all familiar with. Tigers, elephants, and polar bears immediately spring to mind when you...

Photographer’s Video Of Starving Polar Bear Shows What Climate Change Looks Like

Despite the alarming number of people who have denied climate change, including the U.S. president, there's plenty of evidence to prove not only that...

17 Adorable Pictures Of Animals Traveling On Airplanes With Their Humans

I hear a lot of people complaining about how there are too many animals on airplanes. While I don't think it's right for people to...

Beagle Can’t Be Bothered To Put Up A Fight During Tug-Of-War Showdown

While most pets can’t wait to get outside and play, this unenthused pup couldn’t care less. It was set to be the battle of the...

14 Dog Breeds That Are Prone To Separation Anxiety

It's no secret that dogs bring us so much joy, and when we love them, we bring the same to our four legged buddies,...

This Beautiful Man Has An Even More Attractive Doggo, And Their Selfies Are Perfection

It's been said that most dogs have a striking resemblance to their owners. And in case you're a non-believer, there's scientific evidence that proves it....

Bear With “Monstrous” Seven-Pound Tongue Receives Life-Saving Surgery

We hear a lot about people with rare conditions that shape their appearance in a way that makes them look drastically different to the average human...

Dog Dad Shields Puppy From Anyone Who Tries To Touch Him

Parents' top priorities are to take care of their little ones and protect them from harm, even if they aren't human. While some animal fathers...

Hope For Paws Volunteers Rescue And Rehabilitate Abandoned Breeding Dog

Heartbreaking as it is, some people only see animals as a commodity to abuse and exploit, then abandon when they're deemed of no further...

Hungry Bird Takes His Quest For Food To The Powerlines

Sometimes life catches us so off guard that it can seem like even the simplest tasks like finding something to eat can leave us...

This Hilarious Ostrich Might Want To Consider Becoming A Personal Trainer

A group of friends and amateur cyclists thought they were enjoying a week's vacation riding across South Africa, but one flightless bird had other...

Pampered Pet Crow Looks So Majestic Getting Its Feathers Fluffed

Owning a crow wouldn't exactly be high on my pet wish list, but after seeing adorable moments like this, I may have to reconsider! Crows...

Woman Tweets This Dog Owner’s Hilarious Reaction To Her Dog Escaping The Yard

Have you ever noticed that tiny dogs always seem to be pluckier and more IDGAF-bout-nothin' than their larger, canine counterparts?Be it shivering chihuahas, yappy yorkies, or...

Rescuers Find Old Pup With Advanced Mange Curled Up To Die And Give Him...

There are so many animals out there who need our help, especially street dogs. Street dogs are common in countries like India, and the...

Playful Puppy Just Wants To Play, But This Unamused Kitty Simply Isn’t Having It

Not the biggest fan of children? You're not alone. For as tiny as they are, kids are really, really exhausting. They're basically tiny bundles of...

Paralyzed Dachshund Is Living Her Best Life Zooming Around In Her Wheelchair

Dogs have proven themselves to be incredibly resilient in the face of adversity, especially in life-changing situations such as losing their limbs or the...

Chatty Kathy Ain’t Got Nothing On This Talkative Malamute

We all have that one friend that loves to talk over you every chance they get. But while most people can escape their loudmouthed friends...

UPS Driver Creates Facebook Page Where Fellow Drivers Can Share Images Of The Animals...

When it comes to dogs and the people who drop off our mail, pop culture says they don't exactly get along. The trope of the...

Dog Sleeping Positions May Indicate Something About The Pet’s Personality

If you have a dog, there's a 100 percent chance that you've looked at your pup while it's sleeping and thought, "That can't be...

Woman Divides Opinion After Dying Her Dogs And Painting Their Nails

When it comes to our pets, we are all guilty of manhandling them a little too much. In our eyes, it's a sign of affection to...

Missing Dog Is Reunited With His Owner After Disappearing For Over A Week

For people who share their homes with animals, there's always a persistent fear lingering in the back of their heads that something bad will...

12-Year-Old Golden Retriever Surprised With New Puppy Friend On Christmas

About three years ago, Cash the golden retriever lost his best dog friend, Rosie, when she suddenly passed away. According to his owner, Marie...

Baby Hippo Photobombs Couple’s Engagement Photo At Cincinnati Zoo

Nailing the perfect proposal takes a lot of careful thought and planning to make sure everything plays out just right. But sometimes, the unexpected happens...

10 Of The Best Animal Stories Covered At ViralNova In 2017

One of my favorite things about writing online is the number of cute animal stories I get to write. It really cheers me up on...

Missouri Woman Finds Her Neighbor’s Corgi Sitting On Top Of Her Pony

Callie Schenker is used to seeing her neighbor's dog roaming around on her property in Halfway, Missouri. In fact, he regularly sneaks into her...

Stuffed Animal Brings Woman To Tears During Emotional Gift Exchange

The loss of a beloved pet can hurt almost as much as the loss of a friend or family member, mostly because that's exact...

Colorado Veterinarian Sings To Nervous Dog Before Her Spay Surgery

Going to the vet is something most pets don't look forward to. Being taken away from home and suddenly placed into a strange, sterile environment...

Experts Are Saying That Spiders Could Wipe Us Out Within Just One Year

Pretty much everyone on the planet is afraid of spiders. I mean, they’re creepy, stealthy and hairy, plus they have eight sinister-looking legs. They’re as different...

The “Trap King” Volunteers To Trap, Neuter, And Return Cats After Leaving A Life...

Trap is a hip-hop music subgenre in the United States. It developed out of Southern hip-hop, and it's typically bleak and ominous lyrically, according...

Smothering Toddler’s Affectionate Hugs Definitely Aren’t This Husky’s Favorite Thing

As you're about to see, sometimes showing someone you love them can be a bit much. While most people would kill to have an adorable...

Steve Irwin’s 14-Year-Old Son Becomes Talented Wildlife Photographer

It's hard to believe that it's been over 11 years since Australian zookeeper and conservationist Steve Irwin, better known as "The Crocodile Hunter", passed...

U.S. Coast Guard Saves Sea Turtle Tangled In Millions Of Dollar’s Worth Of Cocaine

Large-scale drug trafficking is never a victimless crime, and humans aren't the only ones affected by it. When the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returned...

20 Cats And Dogs Who Saw Snow For The First Time And Appropriately Freaked...

Part of the fun in raising pets from babies is that you get watch them reacting to their firsts. And one big first for our...

Missing Sheepdog Leads Neighboring Farmer To Where His Dog Is Trapped

Back in October, Louie the 12-year-old sheepdog disappeared from his home in Alexandra, New Zealand. His owners were obviously worried about where he was and...

Video Footage Shows Crab Climbing A Tree, Killing A Bird And Eating It

Animals are unpredictable creatures at the best of times. Take your family dog as an example, one minute it’s behaving itself impeccably, the next, it’s racing...

Dog Found With Its Neck Stuck In A Chain Link Gate Is Rescued By...

Generally it's a pretty good idea to have a fence to keep your dog safe. Making sure that fence is in good condition is...

Pup Becomes Internet Sensation After Photos Of Her Excited Face At Target Go Viral...

Making a Target run is basically the highlight of my week. The atmosphere's great, I know where all my favorite foods are, and I usually...

French Bulldog Caught With Makeup On Her Face In Mom’s Bed

When you get a dog, you learn pretty quickly that none of your possessions are safe from them. These naughty little pups will go to...

After Losing Her Beloved Pet, Woman Issues Warning All Dog Owners Need To Read

Dogs are our loyal and loving companions. They never hold a grudge or need to feed their egos, and they always just have an absolute adoration for...

Herd Of Cows Turns Tail And Runs Away From A Man Who Is Playing...

When it comes to instruments that have awesome solos, the guitar is king. We all love to hear those sweet riffs and the fancy finger...

Dog Goes Missing, Comes Back With A Tag Telling His Owner’s He’s Now A...

Dogs aren’t called man’s best friend for nothing. They’ve been our companions for hundreds of years, and their intelligence and empathy towards others is what makes...

Dog Found Alive In Maine Snow Bank Five Days After Going Missing

Sophie the yellow Labrador had been missing for days when her family had to face a heartbreaking reality: she'd probably never come home. Albert Silver...

Dog Sounds As If He’s Saying ‘Oh, Mama’ While Getting A Bath

Lots of dogs put up a fight to protest bathtime. Some even whine and howl. This funny pup, on the other hand, said exactly what...

GoPro Footage Shows Dog’s Perspective As He Runs To The Beach

Have you ever wondered what life is like from your dog's perspective? Running on four legs, having a sense of smell thousands of times more...

Adorable Little Girl Reads To Her Horse Friend Every Morning

At the Break Away Show Horses stable in Staunton, Virginia, a little girl named Alayna meets her favorite horse, Phantom, every day for their...

This Woman Came Up With The Best Use Of A Label Maker On Her...

While traversing the wonderful world of Costco with my wife, we happened upon a label maker. Because it was aggressively priced and looked pretty awesome, and...

This Guy Found A Cat And Her Kittens Under His Bed And His Whole...

Cat lovers know what gifts from above their furry jerks are. It's hard to be too sad when you have an animal rubbing its head on...

Swedish Researchers Link Dog Ownership With Lowered Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

You'll never see me anywhere arguing against the value of having and loving pets. The minute I moved out of my parents' house and into...

Elderly Chimp Receives One Final Visit From Her Former Caregiver

Serving as the matriarch chimpanzee for the colony of primates at the Royal Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands, Mama had seen her fair share...

Six Peculiar Things Your Dog Can Sense, But You Can’t

I don't know about you, but I regularly wonder what my dog is thinking. When you invest so much time, energy and money into a pet,...

Surfers In New Zealand Sent Running After Two Seals Get Territorial

It started out like any other day at the beach. Albee Layer and his friend Kain Daily were on a trip to New Zealand,...

Adorable Video Shows Newborn Nigerian Dwarf Goats Dressed In Sweaters

At the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine, you'll find lots of adorable baby Nigerian Dwarf goats during springtime. Shortly after birth, the little darlings...

The Last Male Northern White Rhinoceros Lives In Captivity in Kenya

At the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia, Kenya, lives Sudan, one of the last rhinos of his kind. In fact, he's the last male Northern...

Woman In Alaska Left To Walk Her Dogs And Returned To Find A Moose...

A long time ago, I desperately wanted to live in Alaska. It's definitely one of those states that most of us hear about but...

This Family Has Dedicated Nearly An Entire Century To Rescuing and Caring For Bears

With lovable and adorable bears such as Yogi, Smokey, Pooh, and even Bear in the Big Blue House, it's easy to forget just how...

‘Hugging Dog’ And Owner Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Their Apartment

If you frequent Instagram pretty often, you'll probably recognize Louboutina, the adorable golden retriever with a penchant for giving out hugs. This sweet pup shot...

Scientists In China Have Successfully Cloned A Monkey And The World Is Worried

I remember watching The Island and being mesmerized and horrified by the idea that humans may one day be able to clone themselves. Whilst fantasy, the eerie...

Why Did The Salmon Cross The Road? To Continue This Bizarre Tradition

"Why did the chicken cross the road?" This corny joke has plagued us for generations, but as it turns out, Washington State has an...

Unique Dog Found On The Streets Of Los Angeles Finds A Loving Home And...

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That's certainly true for pets. When we welcome a furry friend into the family,...

Great Dane Looks Absolutely Terrified After Being Swatted By Kitten

A lot of dogs who share homes with cats are understandably afraid of their feline siblings. A quick search on YouTube will yield a ton...

Zoos Are Going Viral After Leaving These Very Honest Reviews Of Their Animals On...

Zoos all over the country have gone viral on Twitter over the past few days, after leaving some seriously funny reviews of their animals. In a series...

Dog With Ear Infested By Maggots Found On The Side Of A Busy Highway

Animal rescuers see all kinds of crazy things every day. The animals they help are often neglected, abused, and even injured in ways that...

Adorable Cat Enjoys Horseback Riding With Owner On Her Miniature Pony

Horseback riding isn't just a leisurely activity for humans anymore. As this video shows, Dude, a lovable black cat wants to join his owner...

Woman Falls In Love With Deformed Dog And Saves His Life

Mother Nature has a remarkable way of making each and every one of us different. In the Animal Kingdom, there's still a lot of diversity too,...

Video Shows Cockatoo Cackling After Making An Enormous Mess All Over The Floor

Think about the last time you heard a movie villain laugh. It's a very specific, deranged sound. Maniacal laughter usually follows something like the Joker...

30 Hippos Attack Lone Crocodile In South Africa’s Kruger National Park

You might assume crocodiles are the scariest creatures to encounter in a body of water, but these hippopotamuses would appreciate it if you held...

10 Jealous Dogs That Have Had It With Your Stuffed Animals

When it comes to your love and attention, your four-legged friends aren't too willing to share you with anyone else, including their stuffed animals. While...

Primate Clones Open Up Possibility To Create More As Models For Human Diseases

Near the end of January, newborn monkeys Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua made their debut as the first primate clones made using a...

Funny Horses Instantly Turn Back After Stepping Out Into The Snow

Playing in the snow is a pastime many people (and animals) enjoy during the cold months. But as demonstrated by these funny horses, some like...

Chimpanzee Rescued After Being Chained All His Life Learns How To Love Again

Most people recognize that the exotic animal trade is horrific. However, there are still people who support it with their money, and it can lead...

Loyal Dog Resists Leaving Her Late Owner’s Grave When Called

A dog's loyalty to its human companions knows no bounds, and in some cases, even transcends death. One pup's devotion to her owner still lingers...

Woman Watches Scared Dog Being Dragged Into Kill Shelter, Before Stepping In To Help

There are few things in this world as heartbreaking as seeing animals suffer. It's why, collectively, we donate millions of dollars to animal charities every year...

Monkeys Filmed Running Across Thailand Road After Being Scared By Fireworks

If you have a dog or cat at home, you know how distressing it can be for them to hear fireworks blasting outside during...

Severely Abused Dog Found In Trash Heap Receiving Treatment At Animal Hospital

Life for Charlie the pit bull had been unbelievably cruel before he'd been found tied up in a heap of trash, thrown away and...

Dog With Human Face Is Driving The Internet Absolutely Insane

People on the internet love dogs. They love sharing photos of adorable pups, videos of pooches being their hilarious selves, and little anecdotes about their canine's...

Dog Rolls All Over Couch He’s Not Allowed On After Owner Leaves

If you're a seasoned dog parent, you know full well that when you leave the house, everything is free game to your pup. You can...

Shelter Dog Destined For Euthanasia Gets Second Chance With One Photo

Dogs used in fighting rings suffer unimaginably at the hands of their human captors. Even when they're rescued, many still carry the stigma of...

Enthusiastic Dog Jumps Up And Down To See What’s On The Counter As Her...

When you're hungry, you're hungry, and it can't be denied. One overeager dog named Mika was minding her own business when she got a...

Animal Shelters See Influx Of Abandoned Animals Each Year After Holiday Season

As another holiday season comes to a close, the parking lots and customer service desks at many of your favorite retailers will become flooded...

English Bulldog Puppy Is Adorably Confused By His Own Reflection In The Mirror

As humans, we pretty much take for granted the ability to recognize ourselves in a mirror. There are select other animals like whales and...

Dog Rescued From Puppy Mill In Hong Kong Lives Happy Life

When it comes to welcoming a new dog into your home, you've probably heard the advice: adopt, don't shop. While there are reputable breeders out...

Guy Provokes The Most Painful Wasp On Earth To Sting Him And Instantly Regrets...

If you’re anything like me, you’re terrified of any animal that has the potential to sting you. Be it a wasp, bee or ant, none are...

You Can Tell This Exhausted Pooch To Go To Sleep, But That Doesn’t Mean...

Have you ever found yourself having to force your eyes open as your head starts to nod up and down in the middle of...

Mischievous Cat Becomes Trapped In Family’s Home Renovation Project

If I had to pinpoint the reason behind my being a dog person instead of loving up on some fluffy kitties, it would probably...

Gang Members Drag Cop Into Forest To Kill Him, Don’t See Police Dog’s Reign...

They don't call dogs man's best friend for nothing. They are one of the most intelligent, empathetic animals on the planet and that's why they are...

Man Reunited With His Dog Six Days After The Pup Went Missing

As a cat and dog parent, I'm lucky enough to say I've never had to deal with the fear and worry that comes with...

England Woman Wakes Up To Find Fox Camped Out Inside Her Kitchen

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and had the creepy feeling that something was wrong? Most people are afraid of...

Video Shows Dramatic Moment Villagers Battle A Giant Anaconda To Save Defenceless Puppy

Acts of bravery and selflessness are some of the most commendable things a person can do. And although these qualities can be hard to come by...

Pennsylvania Hunters Come Across Deer Frozen On A River And Film The Rescue

Hunters are usually out in the woods in the dead of winter to take a life, not save one. Still, responsible hunters have a...

Gentle Dog Holds Egg Without Breaking It

The Internet has encouraged some pretty unusual topics of debate over the last decade or so, but none of them will leave you with...

Monkey Caught Drinking Petrol From Motorcycles In Panipat, India

It's not uncommon for thieves to steal other peoples' gas straight from their vehicles when prices at the pump are high. What is pretty rare,...

Family With Kids Run For Their Lives After Being Chased By Cheetahs In Safari...

One of the most terrifying, most traumatic situations you can possibly find yourself in is being chased by a wild animal. Especially if you've seen that animal...

Narnia The Chimera Cat Commands Attention With Two-Toned Face

Everyone, meet Narnia the two-toned chimera cat. This unique kitty's condition gets its name from the Greek legend of the chimera, which was a goat,...

Zimbabwe Sells Off Elephant Population To Raise Money For Conservation Efforts

The poaching and hunting of large-scale wildlife such as lions and elephants have long been hot topics on both sides of the issue. But in...

Little Dog Breaks Up Chicken Fight In Chaiyaphum, Thailand

Last month, a nasty fight broke out in Chaiyaphum, Thailand, when a couple of angry chickens got on each other's last nerves. The two looked...

Woman Nurses Blind Woodchuck Back To Health And Gains A Family Member

Animals always have a way of finding themselves in some pretty extreme predicaments. These often lead to situations that leave them with nowhere to turn,...

Woman Livestreams Dog Tearing Her Bumper Off Her Car And Shamelessly Asks Police To...

When police and animal control are called out to a situation, their first priority is of course the safety of humans. Beyond that, though, they...

Video Shows Two Parrots In A Dance Battle To Haddaway’s “What Is Love”

No matter what kind of day I'm having, there's an animal video online that can brighten it. And there are few things that make me...

Husky Repeatedly Shoves Sleeping Pig In An Attempt To Wake It Up

Chances are you fit into one of two categories when it comes to waking up each day. Maybe you're someone who thrives in the early...

Watch The Moment A Fish Used Its Dying Breath To Slap A Toddler In...

Sometimes life really isn't fair. Even when you're trying your best to make things work out, life can, quite literally, slap you in the face. This...

Florida Einstein Bros. Bagels Employee Shares Adorable Photos Of Drive-Thru Dogs

Working the drive-thru isn't really any fast food worker's idea of fun, but for Natasha Jones, it's a blast. That's because she has the...

Japanese Company Unveils Cat Furniture Line To Raise Awareness Of Local Craftsmen

When it comes to living with cats, our precious pets have this idea in their heads that they rule the roost. And they have...

Lulu The Labrador’s Story Goes Viral After She Failed CIA Training

K-9 Units are essential to law enforcement communities around the world. From carrying out search and rescue missions to sniffing out explosives, these fuzzy coworkers...

Four College Students Successfully Trade Their Nudes For A Puppy

It is no secret that the current financial climate is quite a volatile place, it's the reason why people are investing so heavily in Bitcoin and...

Adorable Puppy Tries Snatching Head Of Lettuce Off Living Room Table

For some people, it takes a lot of willpower to make themselves eat vegetables at all, much less enjoy them. This little guy, on the...

Dog Joins Herd Of Sheep In Italy, Catching A Ride On His New Friend’s...

Sometimes, it can take awhile to find exactly where you fit in in the world. Just because you look different from others doesn't mean you...

7 Sweet Veterinarians And Vet Techs Who Clearly Care About Their Patients

Veterinarians do so much more than keep our pets healthy. Outstanding vets aren't only committed to healing our sick and injured animals, but they educate...

10 Popular Dog Breeds And The Common Health Risks Associated With Them

While welcoming a new dog into the family is a very fun and exciting idea, it shouldn't ever be a spontaneous decision. Sharing your home...

Self-Taught Gorilla Stands Tall Like His Human Companions

If you remember only one thing from your entire school career, hopefully it's the fact that we humans aren't all that different from our...

Hedgehog Heads To The Great Outdoors For The Cutest Photoshoot You’ve Ever Seen

You wouldn’t initially think that Barbie and an adorable hedgehog would have much in common, but that’s exactly where you’re wrong. Like the infamous plastic...

Company Provides Safe Indoor Beehives For Urban Environments To Bolster The Honey Bee Population

By now, you've probably heard that the bee population is in decline. Bees are insanely important to the environment as pollinators, so it makes...

Countries Sign Legislation Banning The Use Of Wild Animals In Circus Performances

For years, activists have fought all over the world to end animal exploitation, particularly when it comes to circuses. The amazing news is that...

Tiny Puppy With Multiple Medical Issues Gets Chance At Life Thanks To Foster Mom

Back in early September, a tiny pit bull named Sasha was born with a host of serious medical conditions. At a day old, she...

15 Times People Have Caught Their Pets Doing Alarmingly Smart Things

Some people say that animals are stupid, but those of us who live with them know that really isn't true. In fact, sometimes it's a...

Enthused Boxer Can’t Quite Get His New Friend To Play Catch With Him

While Mom and Dad were away, this adorable boxer tried to beat the afternoon boredom by seeking out the youngest member of the family. The...

Husky Puppy’s Howl Sounds Just Like Chewbacca From ‘Star Wars’

What could be cuter than a sleepy litter of tiny husky puppies? How about one of them howling? This precious puppy from Izhevsk, Russia, would...

Extremely Rare Yellow Cardinal Photographed In Alabama Woman’s Backyard

Charlie Stephenson was looking out into her backyard in Alabaster, Alabama, when she had the pleasure of witnessing an incredibly rare (and beautiful) sight. There...

Does Your Pooch Have “Frito Feet”? Well, This Might Be The Reason Why

Have you ever gotten a whiff of Fritos or popcorn in your house with nary a snack in sight? Well, as it turns out,...

Boater Saves Iguana Stranded Four Miles Away From Florida Shore

Imagine being stranded in the ocean, miles away from shore. For me, the thought alone is terrifying -- a feeling this iguana was probably experiencing...