All About Animals

Girl Scouts get ready to help dogs cool off

A group of girl scouts in Livingston Parish are doing their part to help protect dogs at the parish animal control shelter. They raised money to buy the shelter three shade covers for the play yard.

Clingy rescued sea turtle finally gets new home

She's the sea turtle that didn't want to get away.

Reward increased for information leading to arrest of person(s) who shot dog 40+ times

Friday morning, the Gregg County Crimestoppers announced they have received a $1,000 donation to add to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons r

California boy attacked by Ocelot while on vacation in Central America

A young boy was recovering at a local hospital after he was attacked by an Ocelot while on vacation in Central America.

Man accused of theft for sheltering stray dog fires back with civil suit

The man facing a theft charge for sheltering a stray dog has fired back with a civil suit against his accusers.

Extraordinary dog helps put child predators behind bars

One special dog is helping detectives in Tangipahoa Parish put child predators behind bars. Hayward the dog comes to work every day at the Child Advocacy Center in Hammond to do one important job.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Texas dog shot 40+ times with pellet gun in Longview

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First case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus reported this year

A two-year-old horse located in Maurepas in Livingston Parish reportedly tested positive for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West Nile Virus (WNV) and was humanely euthanized by a local veterinarian.

Third set of puppies abandoned in one week: shelters say you need to spay

A litter of puppies and their mom were dumped by the Cortana Mall on Friday. The four puppies and their mother were found tied up to a dumpster lying in the sun.

BRPD K-9 handler surprised by officer of the year award

Most dog owners come home from work and play with their pets. But Cpl. Jesse Barcelona and his dog, Geno, work together. Their unique bond led to Barcelona's being named Local Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Scientists conducting genetic testing on Tiger Shrimp found in the Gulf

They're one of the most mysterious types of shrimp and right now scientists are conducting genetic testing to figure out a little more about the Black Tiger Shrimp.

Dogs of War: East Texan trains America's elite K-9s

KETK traveled to rural Delta County, about a 90 minute drive north of Tyler to meet Mike Ritland: a retired Navy SEAL with a love of country and a passion for a very unique animal.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Man gored during running of the bulls

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39,000 year-old frozen Woolly Mammoth unveiled

A 39,000-year-old woolly mammoth has arrived in Yokohama from Russia to be exhibited for the first time in the world.

Livingston Parish girl makes huge mark in community by donating thousands to help homeless animals

Over one hundred homeless dogs and countless cats across Livingston Parish are looking for a forever home. Jade Mitchell, 9, is trying to help the animals inside the walls of the shelters.