Sam Shearer teaches high school English in Arizona. When not grading papers, he can be found catching up on his reading list or running with his dog.
Puppy scams are on the rise on Facebook and elsewhere. Those looking to buy a pet online should follow common-sense measures to protect themselves from being taken advantage of.
Zuma, a Bullmastiff from Edinburgh, has been reunited with her owner after she was casually stolen by a woman walking along the street.
Police officers entered the burning house and safely retrieved the chihuahua and cat. Thanks to their heroic actions, neither the animals nor the children present in the home were injured.
The “Woman’s Best Friend” project by Kristen Kidd highlights stories of triumph and loss from women and their dogs. They are currently accepting submissions for the third volume of coffee table books to be published later in 2021.
The former stray was adopted by an optician and has become an essential part of her practice by encouraging kids to give glasses and corrective eyewear a try.
They thought the dog was dead at first, but quickly realized he needed life-saving help.
With New South Wales embracing the amendment, Queensland remains the last Australian state to permit the breeding and importation of dolphins for entertainment.
He estimated the shark to be moving at 20 miles per hour, or even faster.
The dog cuddled the new calf to keep her warm in -58 degree weather in Saskatchewan.
The oldest dog bone sample found in the Americas.
After shaving off 75lbs of wool, Baarack looked like a new animal entirely!
The fortunate skunk was given a second chance at life with his new set of wheels.
After four long days of search and rescue operations, the dog was finally rescued from the ice.
Canadian train conductors freed the frozen bobcat just moments before the train passed by.
The Italian man and his pup spent a full seven days in the freezing alps before being rescued.
A photo of a cat sitting next to his own “missing” poster was widely shared on the internet — and proved to be the first step in a strange internet mystery!
Raccoons dip their food in water for a variety of reasons, which has long puzzled scientists. Recent research has pinpointed the cause.
Olga Dudareva, a dog trainer from Siberia, shows off her Staffie Honda’s dancing skills in a YouTube clip.
Dogs with an unnatural blue coloring to their fur were found in a Russian city. Likely, this was caused by contact with chemicals from an abandoned factory.
Stella the yellow lab loves to topple snowmen and entertain her many followers on Instagram.
As the children continued to play, the snake readied itself to attack.
A koala caused a five car pile up while crossing the road. After being rescued, he posed for a photo behind the wheel.
Jubjib is a 7 year old Golden Retriever who works on his family’s durian farm in Thailand.
Dory and Tasso are neighbor dogs who formed a friendship by squeezing through the fence that separated them. Their owners have become friends as well!
A calf born on Valentine’s Day 2020 in Ireland has a white, heart-shaped birthmark on her forehead. She’s been named “Be My Valentine.”
Dashcam footage from 2018 shows a dog carefully crossing the road, obeying the rules of traffic.
Rock salt used to clear roads during the winter can be hazardous to dogs if ingested or stepped on.
Fergus the wolfhound was separated from his owners after a car crash, but was reunited with them four days later thanks to a community undertaking.
The Nature Glenelg Trust has restored 1,000 acres of wetlands, which is now home to indigenous species such as platypus, grass frogs, and endangered brolgas.
Save The Chimps, a non-profit sanctuary, is having a “Chimpentine’s Day” event where donors can see the chimps smash piñatas with customized names, along with other promotions.
Banana is a rare yellow lobster that was found in Maine. She’s been donated to the University of New England to help their research.
Dog lovers can think of a million reasons to love their furry pets, but none is so compelling…
Her chilled-out reaction to the pressures of the Puppy Bowl certainly set her apart from her energetic and competitive peers.