Dog Chosen for Jury Duty

Dog Chosen for Jury Duty

It’s kinda strange.”  That was New Jersey resident Barrett Griner’s first thought when he checked his mail last week and found that one of the mail items from his local county clerk’s office was not for him. It was for his 5-year-old German Shepherd dog, IV.  “I got the mail and I look at it, and I’m like IV Griner, this is my dog’s name,” he said.  “I’m wondering like, What is this? Something…

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Animals Associated With Easter

Animals Associated With Easter

Easter is a holiday that celebrates the coming of spring and the birth of new life. Hence, many images of Easter are synonymous with images of springtime such as flowers, gentle colors and baby animals. Although decorated eggs, Easter baskets (usually filled with candy), and the Easter Bunny are the most iconic Easter imagery, baby animals are also ever-present symbols in the holiday’s décor.

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Family Adopts Dog That Raced Train

A daring dog that raced alongside a Metro-North train from the South Bronx to Manhattan last week as passengers and crew cringed in fear she would get hurt has been adopted, officials said Monday. 

Family Adopts Dog That Raced Train

A daring dog that raced alongside a Metro-North train from the South Bronx to Manhattan last week as passengers and crew cringed in fear she would get hurt has been adopted, officials said Monday. 

Fans of the PBS series “Nature” are used to having their breath taken away by the photography, but…

Fans of the PBS series “Nature” are used to having their breath taken away by the photography, but they’re less accustomed to having their heartstrings tugged.

Fans of the PBS series “Nature” are used to having their breath taken away by the photography, but…

Fans of the PBS series “Nature” are used to having their breath taken away by the photography, but they’re less accustomed to having their heartstrings tugged.

Thousands Of Ukraine’s Zoo Animals May Soon Starve

As political unrest continues to threaten the peace in Ukraine, thousands of animals at one of the country’s zoos are at the brink of starvation, an international conservation group announced this week.  

Thousands Of Ukraine’s Zoo Animals May Soon Starve

As political unrest continues to threaten the peace in Ukraine, thousands of animals at one of the country’s zoos are at the brink of starvation, an international conservation group announced this week.  

Animals Feel Pleasure

Do dogs feel pleasure? How about crocodiles?  Jonathan Balcombe says yes, they do. And not just dogs and crocodiles, but also fish, monkeys, pigs and chickens.  

Animals Feel Pleasure

Do dogs feel pleasure? How about crocodiles?  Jonathan Balcombe says yes, they do. And not just dogs and crocodiles, but also fish, monkeys, pigs and chickens.  

Dog Races and Chases Metro North Train

Dog Races and Chases Metro North Train

A feisty little pooch took on a 400-ton Metro-North train on Tuesday — bravely running with it from the South Bronx to Manhattan.  “She was just running like she didn’t have a care in the world,” said engineer Joseph Delia, 52, who was at the controls of the 10:39 a.m. Hudson Line train to Grand Central.  The speedy pup began the epic chase at the busy Mott Haven Junction, racing alongside the…

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Learn to Communicate With Animals

Learn to Communicate With Animals

The Animal Protective Foundation of Malta is sponsoring an animal communication class taught by David Louis in May. Now is the time to register to save your place.  Have you ever wondered what your animals are thinking or feeling, or felt that they were trying to communicate with you but you weren’t able to understand? David Louis began practicing the art of animal communication in 2001, and…

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Do Animals Foretell Comings Events?

Do Animals Foretell Comings Events?

Our pets are more than an extension of our family; they are many times at the pinnacle of the family. And so it is no surprise when an emergent situation arises and they are there with a keen eye and sometimes the correct answer. Recently there have been articles regarding the animals of Yellowstone leaving the Nation Park due (in some beliefs) to earthquake activity. While if we pay attention…

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Video: Baby Animals Taking Their First Steps

Video: Baby Animals Taking Their First Steps

Animals may come in all shapes and sizes, but there’s one thing they have in common: They all stumble on their first few steps.  In an adorable video posted to YouTube last month, baby animals take their first steps. Most of the younglings struggle to find their balance, while others quickly get the hang of it.  Though the baby animals in the video have twice the number of legs to deal with, it…

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