The bill will grant greater protection to decapod crustaceans like shrimp and lobster and cephalopod molluscs which includes squid and octopus.
A team from Stray Rescue of St. Louis saved the pitbull, which they playfully nicknamed Teacher's Pet.
While some cat lovers praised the video for its cuteness others warned of the potentially fatal risks.
Johnson Park Animal Haven sits near the Raritan River, in an area that is susceptible to flooding.
Britney Spears' fiancé, Sam Asghari, revealed over the weekend that he had surprised the star with new puppy Porsha—and they're taking a stance on her welfare.
Some of the cats were treated for respiratory infections after being rescued from the properties in Canada.
The small dogs, which numbered 111 in total, were rescued after city officials were made aware that they were being kept at a single residence.
Police in South Brunswick, New Jersey said a man and woman in their 60s were attacked by the dog in their home.
Nemo the butterfly was left unable to fly with a damaged wing, until Dahlia replaced it with a white feather and aided him back into good health.
Wildlife officials have appealed for information after the bear was found dead in Colorado earlier this year.
"Nothing prepared us for what we saw once on scene," the Hopkins County Humane Society said.
Jambolina, a 12-year-old European brown bear saved after years of performing in circuses, "suddenly and unexpectedly passed away," said the Four Paws charity.
"All his life, he walked like a kangaroo, with the stumps jumping at the same time," Ryder's vet said.
"We advised them to take her to a vet, that they will assist her—and their solution was to leave her at the door," one supervisor said.
Commenters heaped praise on Tango after he found the missing boy, and helped bring him back safe and unharmed.
The new law rests on the idea that lobsters—as well as other sea creatures, like crabs and octopi—are sentient beings capable of suffering.
Bodycam footage recorded the shooting after the attack in which the 50-year-old suffered bites to her arms, legs and torso.
"I don't particularly believe in an afterlife, but I promise if there is one I'm submitting a request upon arrival to come back and haunt the person who did this," one outraged resident claimed.
The sheriff's office, coroner, animal control and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating Shemar Sherif Jackson death in the canine attack.
A long-thought-extinct giant river otter was discovered swimming happily in the rivers of Argentina earlier this month.
Lovett Law called its former employee's behavior "reckless," but another firm says it has offered the woman a new role.
The dog sparked nationwide sympathy after being found close to death in the Kentucky Humane Society's parking lot.
The foal was born the same night as the mare lost her baby, with the horse's mother tragically dying just a few days later.
"You eat murdered animals, you will never be like us — we are vegans and love animals," the couple is said to have told the inspector as the puppies were seized.
A three-year-old first-place winning greyhound was discovered to be doped up on significant amounts of methamphetamine, according to a post-race urine test. Now, New Zealand's entire dog racing industry is under review.
A woman's panicked call regarding a nearby unidentified 'monster' resulted in a rescue operation for an abandoned pastry.
Humane Society International has called on Russia to implement a program addressing the plight of street dogs across the country.
Pit bulls have often been blanketed as one breed but there are four different breeds, with each having its own unique characteristics.
Michelle Tynan awoke to the smell of smoke after the dryer caught fire at her home, which doubles as an animal shelter.
Whenever PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) enters the public spotlight, criticizers of the organization speak out.