A fracas on a Southwest Airlines flight out of Baltimore last year had all the usual elements of a viral air travel incident: an agitated passenger dragged off a plane, a he-said-she-said dispute over what transpired and a video that captured the worst of it.
An effort that animal rescuers began more than a decade ago to buy dogs for $5 or $10 apiece from commercial breeders has become a nationwide shadow market that today sees some rescuers, fueled by internet fundraising, paying breeders $5,000 or more for a dog.
Liz Campbell, a Fort Worth resident who is blind, says she was denied a ride from an Uber driver after he saw her service dog, Barbara, and claimed she canceled the ride. Uber says it is investigating internally
Pet lovers across the country were horrified and angry last month after a United Airlines flight attendant placed a carrier containing a French bulldog puppy named Kokito into the overhead storage bin -- over the owner’s protests. By the end of the three-hour flight, Kokito was dead from lack of oxygen.
Since July 1, the city's Front Street Animal Shelter has been aggressively enforcing a longtime code requiring that dogs and cats be licensed and vaccinated against rabies. Since then, the number of people licensing their animals has doubled.
For spring break this year, college students Kiara Jacoby and Tori Zaccaria decided to go to a hurricane-ravaged Texas town just south of Houston to help an 87-year-old woman repair her badly damaged home.
Taking your puppy for a walk is a great way to provide exercise for your four-legged friend and yourself. However, your new pup won't know how to walk nicely on a leash when you first bring her home, but with time and training, you two will be going for enjoyable daily strolls in no time.