All About Animals

LSU College of Agriculture seeking dogs, cats for animal assisted therapy program

The LSU College of Agriculture is looking for canine and feline companions to help in offering therapeutic medical treatment in the surrounding area.

Florida woman reunited with missing dog after 3 years

A Florida woman and her dog were reunited on Saturday, Sept. 14 after the dog had been missing for three years.

Sharpei/Pitbull mix adopts & nurses abandon kittens

Last Sunday, Shannon Torrez's dog Asia became a mother. The Sharpei and Pitbull mix gave birth to one puppy named Raider. It was a surprise to Shannon, but nothing compared to what came next.

Mike VI exhibits normal, young adult tiger behavior but may not attend all home games

Mike VI, LSU’s live tiger mascot, is an important part of the LSU community and its athletic traditions. Fans love to see Mike VI on the field as part of LSU’s pre-game festivities.

Oregon dogs recovering from burns after dramatic escape from fire

Two McMinnville dogs are recovering from burns they suffered after escaping a burning apartment.

Rocket frog takes a flying leap

Frogggsss in spaaaccceee! Or frog, at least. And maybe not in space, but for certain a wild ride.

LSU's Mike VI makes his own game-time decisions

If you went to the first LSU home football game, you might have noticed something missing. The school's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, skipped out on last weekend's game.

Dogs survive daring escape from burning apartment in Oregon

Two dogs made a daring escape from a two-alarm apartment fire in McMinnville. They jumped off a balcony to survive.

Baby chick run over by skateboarders rescued by Good Samaritan, Humane Society investigating

A baby chick was fitted with two tiny splints on its legs after it was run over by kids on skateboards. The Humane Society is seeking help from the public to identify the youths responsible.

Coast Guard members support release of seven endangered turtles at Texas beach

Coast Guard members from Sector Corpus Christi helped return seven endangered sea turtles to the Gulf of Mexico, Monday, as part of a release program run by the Animal Rehabilitation Keep.

LDWF Agents make two red snapper cases while patrolling Gulf Flower Gardens

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited three Texas men in two separate cases for alleged red snapper violations while on a Joint Enforcement Agreement (JEA) patrol on August 31.

Mississippi's fattest alligator tale

When Dustin Bockman, his younger brother Ryan and their friend Cole Landers put their 17-foot boat into the Big Black River last weekend about 20 minutes from where they live in Vicksburg, Mississippi, they had no clue that they would soon be c

LSU research responsible for naming 15 new species of Amazonian birds

An international team of researchers coordinated by ornithologist Bret Whitney of the LSU Museum of Natural Science, or LSUMNS, recently published 15 species of birds previously unknown to science.

Shreveport fireman saves puppy from burning house

Around 4:20 on Wednesday, Aug. 28, the Shreveport Fire Department was called to the 900 block of Dalzell Street where a house had caught on fire.

Alligator hunters hit the water to find big beasts

 Alligator season is officially underway in the Eastern zone of Louisiana. Hunters are trying to bounce back after a hard season last year.