All About Animals

Dog shot multiple times while tied to a tree, police seek suspects

Police are currently seeking two men who allegedly shot and killed a dog while it was tied to a tree. Witnesses described the killing as a disturbing act of cruelty.

Unusual weather takes its toll on gentle aquatic mammals

 Manatees are dying in surprising numbers in Florida's Brevard County. Of the four dead manatees reported, one was only about two weeks old.

Security camera footage shows man smash huge aquarium inside pet store, dooming the fish inside

Vandals smashed two fish tanks and destroyed 20 years of Bob Schenck's hard work Wednesday night. "It's disheartening that's for sure," Schenck said Friday.

'Kangaroo Dog' is winning hearts over

Victory is a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix born with malformed front legs is winning hearts.

Volunteers drive dogs to shelters miles away to help find them homes

For some dogs, Interstate 81 Northbound is the road to freedom. It's a little like the Pony Express, but it's the Puppy Express, a second chance for dogs who no one thought would be alive today.

Escaped emu injured in attack by dogs

A stray emu injured in an attack by dogs is getting a second chance. Robert Christie noticed the bird in his northeast Hillsborough County backyard and immediately started looking for help.

Baby gorilla abandoned by her mother has a new home

People at Texas' Gladys Porter Zoo are flocking to the Small World section to take some final pictures of this cute baby gorilla before she leaves.

Dog groomer arrested for severe allegations of animal abuse

A dog groomer in Slidell was arrested today for serious allegations of animal abuse. Although she admitted to using discipline, she denies being abusive.

Man reunited with dog he lost 10 years ago

 A reunion ten years in the making was well worth the wait for a man, and his best friend. "She walked right up and started licking me on the cheek," said Jamie Carpentier.

World famous skiing squirrel's history is marked by tragedy and triumph

 He's the squirrel who's inspired countless YouTube posts and television newscast kickers.

Man fights for his dog's life, claiming vicious mauling of a 6-year-old boy was an 'accident'

A public hearing will decide the fate of a dog that attacked a 6-year-old boy, leaving him with wounds requiring surgery and 400 stitches.

Trash collector rescues puppy found in garbage bag

A sanitation department employee saved a puppy after the dog was thrown away in the garbage.

Odd creatures wash ashore on Washington beach

It started with a few sightings here and there. Now a strange sea creature, a salp, is showing up on beaches and in crab pots up and down the Washington Coast, raising curiosity and concerns.

Meet the Pigzilla of East Texas

East Texas is cattle country. But for one New Summerfield family they have made raising pigs a lucrative business

Meet Chris P. Bacon, the disabled pig capturing attention of the world

The world's latest Internet sensation, Chris P. Bacon, lives in a small veterinary clinic in Clermont, Florida.