All About Animals

Overweight dogs get a personal trainer guided workout on the treadmill

If your pooch is a porker, don't worry. There is help. Nick Arkon is a canine personal trainer. "I love animals and I want to see animals in a healthy state of mind," he explains.

TX police officer arrested for animal cruelty after shooting cat with arrow

Veterinarians from South Texas Veterinary Specialists are treating a cat after he was allegedly shot with an arrow by an off-duty Boerne police officer Tuesday evening.

Pit bull found in median on I-110 had to be euthanized due to injuries

A stray pit bull spotted in the grassy median of I-110 had to be euthanized due to severe internal injuries.

Man accused of torturing dog has past arrest for assault

The Gonzales man arrested for torturing a dog and killing a cat has a recent arrest for assault.

Nine horses die in early morning stable fire; lightning strike considered possible cause

Firefighters did their best to rescue several horses in a barn. Sadly, they were unsuccessful and nine died in the early morning blaze.

Gonzales man arrested in dog torture case; said animal was 'uncooperative'

On Monday, May 20, a dog was found dead in an open field on Black Bayou Extension Road; the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation and l

Dog on the Interstate?

A large dog was spotted in the grassy median on Interstate 110 near the Governor’s Mansion exit shortly before 2:00 p.m. today.

Uproar over tortured dog found decaying in field

A case of animal cruelty is being described as the worst ever seen by local animal rescuers, and life-changing for those who uncovered it. 

Dog wrapped in electrical tape found dead; deputies seek person responsible

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Tony Bacala is asking for the public’s help in any information available regarding a dog that was found dead in an open field on Black Bayou Road on yesterday evening.

Cute cuddly and overcrowding the shelter: army of kittens hits CAA

The Companion Animal Alliance needs your help to save dozens of cats and kittens. An army of cute and cuddly kittens is overcrowding the Baton Rouge animal shelter run by the Companion Animal Alliance.

$3,000 reward being offered for information in Whooping Crane shooting

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are looking for leads regarding a whooping crane that was found shot to death in Red River Parish.

Local animal welfare groups to provide FREE shots to pet owners in need

Pet owners in Baton Rouge can gain some free help this weekend to keep their furry friend clean and healthy, too.

Animal cruelty arrest: Two neglected dogs showed signs of malnourishment, infected sore

A Thibodaux man was arrested for animal cruelty after two dogs in his care were found to be painfully neglected. Officials say one dog was injured so badly, he couldn’t bark.

Tiny pup survives weeks locked in abandoned car

A 12-week-old puppy found locked in an abandoned car in Kansas City, Missouri survived by eating scraps of McDonald's food for almost a full month, according to rescuers.

BREC Burbank Dog Park needs your votes for improvement contest

A few clicks of the mouse will get dogs' tails wagging at BREC's Burbank Dog Park. The park and the BREC Foundation are nominated for a $100,000 prize presented by PetSafe.