Video of a massive feline clawing at a fence had residents of the tony D.C. neighborhood worried a mountain lion was roaming the area.
"I think the law is bull—telling me what I can and can't have," says owner Mcgregor Wallace. "It's not like it's a tiger."
The feat was accomplished by having a 90 percent live release mark, but PETA said it "spells disaster" for animals.
While Gomez doesn't use Instagram too often, she clearly uses it for spreading joy.
"I decided enough was enough and took the dog for a long long walk, put some food down for it before hopping on my bike and going back to the apartment. The dog didn't find me after that."
Researchers compared cardiovascular risk factors in people who did and didn't own dogs to find out if owning a pooch was beneficial.
#ClearTheShelters is trending on social media, with pet-loving users and pet shelters tweeting to encourage others to adopt an animal. The goal of the event is to find homes for as many animals as possible.
Tissy the swimming Maine Coon cat has become a viral sensation: "People say it's crazy, but she's just a laid-back cat that loves to swim"
"Growing up, we used to have missing children on milk cartons. Why can't the pizza box be the milk carton of today, but for animals?"
A study out of Washington State University suggests petting or playing with pets lowers levels of cortisol, a hormone that increases when we're stressed.
Most of us have tricks for staying cool when the mercury rises, but it's just as important to keep your dog or cat safe during a heatwave.
Dogs can sense nervous, worried energy, and form their own reactions around it.
"I'm so empty. I just feel so hollow," Star said.
Scientists think dogs could one day be matched with owners based on the research.
It's kitties on the catwalk at a benefit show for the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.
"Obesity is the single biggest threat to our pets' health," said one veterinarian.
Dogs across the U.S. are being found frozen to death or left to die in subzero temperatures as animal rescue and police report dozens of "horrifying" scenes of neglect.
Under China's social credit program, points will be deducted by police if they catch the owner leaving dog excrement on sidewalks and roadways.
"The reptiles were in canisters, packed in bags, carried in hand luggage," environmental authorities said, after discovering the snakes when the plane landed.
The ducks, named Nibbles and Bill, are Dylan's "best friends" and help him regulate his emotions, his parents said.