Dog food recall: Euthanasia drug found in cans of Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits and more

It’s the latest in what has become a disturbingly common occurrence — another pet food maker has recalled a variety of canned dog food after a dangerous chemical was found in its food during a TV station’s investigation. RELATED: When is a service animal not a service animal? Delta introduces new rules March 1 Low levels… Read more

Video: ‘Shower Rat’ Isn’t Showering And Isn’t a Rat

The latest viral sensation is a double-misnomer: “Shower Rat” is not taking a shower, and it’s not a rat. The video, which comes from Peru, features some sort of rodent covered in suds, rubbing its body like one would to lather soap in the shower. As much as it is interesting to watch a “rat” act… Read more

The Only Word This Dog Knew Was ‘No’ – Now, He’s Transformed Into the Happiest Pup

Marley the dog has spent the last five years chained up to a dog house in the backyard of a rural Virginia home – but now, after being given a loving forever home, he has made an awe-inspiring transformation. Members of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have been keeping their eyes on… Read more

2 dogs die, 1 injured after PetSmart groomings, owners say

Danielle DiNapoli was shocked to be told her beloved bulldog, Scruffles, was dead just one hour after being dropped off on Dec. 29 for a grooming at a Hunterdon County PetSmart. DiNapoli said she wasn’t told how Scruffles died, and it will take weeks before a necropsy, the canine equivalent to an autopsy, will be complete.… Read more

Canada’s bitter weather has even penguins coming out of the cold

Just how cold is it in Canada? Ask the penguins at the Calgary zoo: Even they have had to take shelter. King penguins — one of five species at the zoo in western Alberta province — are certainly accustomed to chilly weather, more so than species like the Humboldt that prefer somewhat warmer climes, said zoo… Read more