All About Animals

SAFETY ALERT: Tainted dog treats making pets sick

The federal government is issuing a new warning about tainted jerky treats that are making pets sick. Thousands of pets have already gotten sick from this and almost 600 have died.

Stray dog problem in Livingston Parish leads residents to plead for help

UPDATE: Volunteers from the SPCA of Livingston contacted Gibbs Tuesday and agreed to donate food to him to give to the puppies.

Five cheetah cubs born at Metro Richmond Zoo

Five cheetah cubs were born earlier this month at the Metro Richmond Zoo. The zoo announced the births and released some photos of the cubs Monday.

Another rare 'sea monster' lands in California: a 15-foot saber-toothed whale

Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters? For the second time this week, Southern California has seen a rare sea beast washed ashore, far from home waters.

Sonogram shows tiny elephant trunk

Seven months of pregnancy down, 15 to go.

From heartbreaking ending to happy new beginnings; shelter to hold pet adoption event

A little dog name Eeyore put a big spotlight on the SPCA of Livingston. Sadly, his story ended with the worst possible outcome.

Puppy abandoned in storage unit finds new family

Braveheart, a 4 month old puppy, was found abandoned, chained in a storage unit on Youree Drive in Shreveport on September 11. There was no food or water for the dog, and when the storage complex owners found him, they thought he was dead.

Heartbroken: Shelter forced to euthanize puppy after discovering additional injuries

Eeyore had a broken heart, literally. He was told he needed heart surgery to save his life.

Officials break up underground multi-state dog fighting ring in Rapides Parish

Rapides Parish Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate after making arrests in what they are calling a multi-state dog fighting ring.

Animal Shelter hopes to heal abandoned puppy’s broken heart before time runs out

The SPCA of Livingston has seen its fair share of high veterinary bills. Although funds are tight, they always find a way to provide care for the abandoned or abused animals they rescue.

Oklahoma zoo tiger bites employee's arm

A tiger at an Oklahoma zoo bit a female employee's arm Saturday after she broke protocol by sticking her hand inside the animal's cage, the zoo owner and local undersheriff said.

Annual blessing of the pets honors St. Francis of Assisi

Pets in Baton Rouge received a special blessing today to honor the memory of St. Francis of Assisi.

Two dogs perish in Baton Rouge house fire, third dog survives

A home located off of Jefferson Highway caught fire this morning, claiming the lives of two family pets.

TX man arrested in connection with 2nd largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was called upon by federal and local authorities to manage the transport and care of 16 more dogs surrendered by two defendants arrested in connection with the second largest dog fig

Companion Animal Rescue of Ascension to hold jambalaya fundraiser at Lowe’s Home Improvement Store

The Companion Animal Rescue of Ascension (CARA) on is holding a jambalaya fundraiser on Sunday, October 6 from 11:00 a.m. until supplies run out in the parking lot of Lowe’s Home Improvement in Gonzales, LA.