Pets

August 09, 2018 - 8:56 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pet owners traveling the New York State Thruway now have a cool option for their dogs when taking a break from driving: climate-controlled, temporary shelters. A Brooklyn-based company called DogSpot has installed its dog houses at the entrances to 10 Thruway travel plazas...
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August 02, 2018 - 8:38 am
WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) — Surgeons have amputated the legs and hands of a Wisconsin man who contracted a rare blood infection from a dog lick. Greg Manteufel remains hospitalized at a Milwaukee area hospital. Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin infectious disease specialist Dr. Silvia Munoz...
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This undated photo provided by Michael Dellagrazie of Staten Island, N.Y., via his attorney Evan Oshan, shows Dellagrazie's Pomeranian named Alejandro, who was found dead in its carrier Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at a cargo facility at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The dog was traveling with Delta Air Lines and was making a temporary stop in Michigan on its way to Newark, N.J., from Phoenix. It had been flying alone in the cargo section according to Oshan. (Courtesy of Michael Dellagrazie via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A bloody blanket was among the items returned to a New York man whose dog died while traveling with Delta Air Lines, the man's attorney said Monday. Evan Oshan, a lawyer for the Pomeranian's owner, said he's still awaiting the results of a necropsy on Alejandro. The 8-year-old...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — From easy-to-clean floors to a grooming room to a color palette toned for dog and cat eyes, a building rising in New York is clearly a place for pets. But it's not an animal hospital or a doggy daycare. Rather, it's what organizers say is the nation's first domestic violence shelter...
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May 02, 2018 - 7:31 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — International conservationists in Madagascar have been treating more than 10,000 critically endangered radiated tortoises that were seized from traffickers who had crammed them into a home with no access to food or water. The Turtle Survival Alliance and other groups are caring...
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April 29, 2018 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A frisky cat that got loose at New York's Kennedy Airport has been captured after more than a week on the lam. WABC-TV reports that Pepper the cat was lured out of hiding early Saturday. Pepper bolted from her owner April 20 as they were preparing to board a flight to China. The...
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April 28, 2018 - 11:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A frisky can that got loose at New York's Kennedy Airport has been captured after more than a week on the lam. WABC-TV reports that Pepper the cat was lured out of hiding early Saturday. Pepper bolted from her owner April 20 as they were preparing to board a flight to China. The...
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April 28, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A frisky can that got loose at New York's Kennedy Airport has been captured after more than a week on the lam. WABC-TV reports that Pepper the cat was lured out of hiding early Saturday. Pepper bolted from her owner on April 20 as they were preparing to board a flight to China. The...
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March 16, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A dog that United Airlines mistakenly flew to Japan is back with its family in Kansas. The 10-year-old German shepherd named Irgo arrived at a Wichita airport Thursday night after a flight on a private plane that United chartered from Japan. Kara Swindle and her two children...
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March 16, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Threats have been made to an Idaho school where a biology teacher was accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle and police in response stepped up school security. Police Chief Mike Peterson in the small, southeastern town of Preston said Friday the threats were vague but...
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