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Pregnant Siberian Tiger Drowns in Zoo

The drowning death of a Siberian tiger at a British zoo has puzzled zookeepers and dealt a serious blow to the breeding program for the rare species. Malyshka, a 5-year-old…

German Shepherd Dog Leads Alaska State Trooper To Fire (VIDEO)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)– A dash-cam video from the Alaska State Troopers shows a dog leading them through winding back roads to a blazing fire at his owners’ property. The video…

Critter Talk: Cruel Intentions-Is the Supreme Court Wrong to Allow Animal Cruelty in Pics?

Early last October, the Supreme Court agreed to take on a case pertaining to the First Amendment as it applies to animals. It was a good thing. When the highest…

Tell DISCOVERY you despise a Palin Show~!

Here is a link (yes, this is an AD POST!) to contribute to the ad campaign being conducted to inform the Discovery Channel / network you wish them to pull…

The Battle of Kruger, Water Buffalo versus A Pride of Lions versus Crocodiles

Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. It covers 18,989 square kilometers (7,332 sq mi) and extends 350 kilometers (220 mi) from north to south…

Critter Talk: Diabetic Cats, Geriatric Clients, and the Mystery Malady

In the veterinary world, the pets are the patients we treat. Their caretakers are the clients who pay our bills. But sometimes it seems as if we play nursemaid and…

The Little Critters of Nature: Good Mutation or Bad Karma?

The little critters of nature… They don’t know that they’re ugly! That’s very funny, a fly marrying a bumblebee! I told you I’d shoot! But you didn’t believe me! Why…

What to Do When Your Pet Won’t Eat!

It’s not always obvious how to deal with pets that aren’t hungry. Do you let them skip a meal a la naturale, or do you intervene with fancy fare designed…

The Dolphin and the Dog

Thanks to my friend Sinead Imbaro, the best photographer I know, for this wonderful picture of the German shepherd and the gentle dolphin. Sinead, by the way, is responsible for my…