| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A Bethlehem man charged with siccing his pit bull named Sexy on another man, then later threatening him with a gun, pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges.
Musa Freeman, 34, will serve eight to 16 months in Northampton County Prison for...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:19 AM
As candidates begin campaigning for the May 6 election, they're doing so on a ballot crowded with options.
Two special elections are being held on the same day as the general election.
Voters will fill three City Council seats in the general election;...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:19 PM
An Elgin woman operating an animal rescue mission and petting zoo has been charged with animal cruelty after Kane County authorities discovered dead and seriously ill pets on two farms, police said Wednesday.
Kane County animal control officials have...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:29 PM
A low-cost pet health clinic will help take the bite out of expensive, but necessary, pet blood tests and vaccinations.
The Interlocking Shetland Sheepdog Club of Monee is hosting the all-breed health clinic for the third year in conjunction with a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:53 AM
If it screeches, barks, howls, bites or hisses, there's a high probability John Thompson will hear about it.
He is one of the Laguna Beach Police Department's two full-time animal services officers, and the job involves everything from corralling a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:04 PM
YORK - The Peninsula Health District is notifying the residents in the vicinity of Montague Court in Queens Lake that a fox has tested positive for the rabies virus.
Anyone having information regarding any exposure to this animal (bite, scratch or...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Residents of Northeast Orlando need to lookout for animals with rabies, said the Orange County Health Department, which issued a rabies alert today after a domestic dog tested positive for rabies in the area in the past week.
The dog was not up to...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Going to the shelter to find your forever pet is getting easier: Orange County Animal Services will extend its hours to be open seven days a week, starting Sunday, March 2.
The shelter will be open weekdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and weekends from 1 p.m.-...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:55 PM
BARANOVKA, Russia — Nestled into a hill overlooking the Black Sea, the PovoDog shelter provides sanctuary to more than 120 strays who were lucky enough to escape the life-threatening streets of Sochi.
Some have matted fur and bald patches. A few...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For a nation whose film culture has, for decades, revered the meditative and the political, Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado's film "Rabies" -- a twisted fairy tale, about a brother and sister lost in a dark forest, which shocked Israeli audiences in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:10 AM
A rabid raccoon that wandered into a Bena yard last week exposed three dogs to the rabies virus.
The dogs were at a residence on Mark Pine Road inside an invisible fence boundary area when the raccoon entered the yard last Thursday, said MB Sheppard,...
| Feb 19, 2014
The city of Boynton Beach has established a protocol for the removal of dead animals.
Since the part-time position that was responsible for picking up dead animals was eliminated in 2011 due to budget cuts, the city will continue the service through a...