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

GRAPHIC WARNING: The images at the end of this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers. Please use caution.

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

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered highly disturbing to some viewers.

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.

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Reward offered for arrest of person who shot, abandoned two pit bulls

UPDATE: Officials have increased the reward to $1,000. We have also added a picture of the two animals as they were found. We have blurred out the bullet wounds, but it could still be considered disturbing to some viewers.

LSU lakes go to the dogs and kayaks

Man's best friend and his masters found a new way to cool off near the LSU lakes Sunday. It's all part of BREC's pets an paddling event at Wampold Park.

BREC hosts 'Pets and Paddling'

BREC will host a new event, Pets and Paddling, on July 7 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Wampold Park, 901 Stanford Ave. 

LDWF Gopher Tortoise research underway

The Louisiana Natural Heritage Program (LNHP), within the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, is currently partaking in habitat restoration and population distribution surveys for gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) within easter

Local animal shelter keeps dogs cool, heat can cause long term damage

South Louisiana can get downright uncomfortable in the summer and as bad as it is for us, it's even worse for man's best friend.

VIDEO: Dog detects TX child's diabetes

A volunteer project turned into a life saving event for a Texas family. The family was playing with diabetic alert dogs, when one of the animals detected its playmate had the disease.