All About Animals

Injection provides additional hope for reducing stray dog population

Veterinarians have access to a new tool in their effort to control the pet population.

$1,100 reward for information about puppy found in plastic bag in Welsh, LA

Thanks to an outpouring of support by the public, the reward for information about a puppy found alive in a plastic bag in Welsh, has now risen to $1,100.

Veterinarians release sea turtle into wild after 4 months of rehab

Monroe, who washed in with a barnacle on her beak that looked like a Marilynesque beauty mark, was found struggling in the surf 4 months ago.

Texas town uses goats to fight fires

Texas fire prevention experts have turned to an unusual method of removing highly flammable brush, a key component in the outbreak and spread of wildfires.

Giant Pacific Octopus tries to steal camera from CA diver

Two men were diving in Bluefish Cove off the coast of Point Lobos in Carmel, California when an enormous eight-legged sea creature emerged out of murky ocean depths.

Downtown Baton Rouge goes to the dogs for Mystic Krewe of Mutts parade

Dog owners and animal lovers come out once a year to Downtown Baton Rouge to watch a Mardi Gras parade with a twist.

Pigs can't fly, but they can surf

Sometimes someone just walks into your life. Kai Holt, of Hawaii Kai, says he was camping with his family at Bellows Beach a few months ago when a little piglet walked into his cabana.

BREC Zoo receives protected trumpeter swan from Alaska

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo announced the arrival of a juvenile male trumpeter swan.

A look inside CAA: taking care of Baton Rouge's most vulnerable animals

The Companion Animal Alliance runs the animal shelter for East Baton Rouge Parish. The controversial group has made big changes to how things are run at the shelter. Their goal is to help save as many animals as they can.

NC apartments will test DNA of dog poop to punish bad owners

A couple of apartment complexes in Jacksonville, North Carolina are cracking down on pet owners who don't pick up after their pooches in a high-tech way using DNA.

Feral hogs costing the state millions each year: local hunters lend a helping hand

WARNING: The video footage may be considered graphic for some viewers. They are big, aggressive, loud and dangerous. With over 500 thousand feral hogs across Louisiana, they are becoming a problem that's plaguing our state.

Animal shelter wants you to 'Have A Heart' for dogs with heartworms

A new pet adoption campaign, encouraging potential pet owners to adopt dogs that have tested positive for heartworms, was launched in Baton Rouge on February 1.

AZ: 36-pound cat needs to lose weight before 9 lives are up

Meatball is so much more than the average kitty.

Alexandria police arrest 13-year-old seen abusing puppy in Facebook video

Alexandria Police charged a 13-year-old juvenile from Alexandria on Monday with one count of Cruelty to Animals after a video the boy posted on his Facebook page went viral.

BREC Zoo Tigers named Denver and Seattle predict Super Bowl XLVIII winner

We've all heard of animals who predict who's going to win the Super Bowl, like most recently Eli the Ape from Salt Lake City who predicted the Seahawks will take home the trophy.