Discussions

randy
link

Puerto Rico man bites head off girlfriend's Chihuahua


By:  @randy, 22 hours ago
Comments:  15
Latest By:  @randy, 17 hours ago

A man in the US territory of Puerto Rico has been jailed for biting the head off his girlfriend's dog. Luis Arroyo was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to mistreatment of an animal and domestic abuse. The 40-year-old attacked the two-month-old Chihuahua puppy and punched his girlfriend in the western mountain town of Lares on 4 February. Judge Carlos Lopez Jimenez also fined Arroyo $3,000 (£2,400) in the case. According to El Vocero newspaper, jobless... 
 
randy
link

Los Angeles shelter gives disabled dogs a chance with a set of wheels


By:  @randy, 3 days ago
Comments:  17
Latest By:  @community, 2 days ago

LOS ANGELES -- One little terrier in Southern California used to go by the name Cry Baby. It made sense given how much pain he had endured. “He was hit by a car,” said Susan Fulcher. “His back was broken.” Presley, formerly known as Cry Baby CBS News Susan Fulcher CBS News His two hind legs were paralyzed and after surgery, his family no longer wanted him. But Fulcher did. She gave him a new home and a new name: Presley. It is... 
 
randy
link

US firefighter saves lifeless dog with mouth-to-mouth


By:  @randy, 5 days ago
Comments:  5
Latest By:  @randy, 5 days ago

A US firefighter has been praised for giving a dog 20 minutes of "mouth-to-snout" resuscitation after the animal was rescued from a house fire. The dog was overcome by the heat and smoke of the blaze in Santa Monica, California, and was unresponsive. But firefighter Andrew Klein managed to bring 10-year-old Nalu, a Bichon Frise/Shih Tzu, "back from the dead". Mr Klein discovered Nalu unconscious in a back bedroom after crawling on all fours into the blazing apartment "He was... 
 
randy
link

Congress’s grizzly betrayal


By:  @randy, 2 weeks ago
Comments:  30
Latest By:  @randy, 2 weeks ago

By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer March 10 In its zeal to repeal, the U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to overturn a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule forbidding the baiting, trapping and “denning” of bears and wolves in Alaska’s national wildlife refuges.   The Senate is poised to consider the resolution as soon as next week.   Distilled to its essence, Alaska’s politicians want to reduce bear and wolf populations so hunters will have more moose... 
 
community
link

Jaguar Surprises Penn. Zoo Staff With New Twins


By:  @community, 2 months ago
Comments:  1
Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

It's TWINS! In an unexpected bonus, TWO jaguars were born to Inka, at a zoo near Philadelphia.  Follow the LINK ! Thanks for coming by!  
 
pat-wilson
link

I'm coming out as a cat.


By:  @pat-wilson, 2 months ago
Comments:  10
Latest By:  @randy, 2 months ago

Don't worry I won't be asking the state to fund changes physical to my appearance. Here are some pics of me. I don't know where the red box rules go but my only one is no hating on the feline identifiers !    
 
community
link

Illegal wildlife trade campaign enlists tourists


By:  @community, 11 months ago
Comments:  5
Latest By:  @kavika, 2 months ago

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News   Conservationists have launched a global campaign asking the public to help tackle the illegal trade in wildlife. They have developed a smartphone app that allows people to submit images and data of suspicious items on sale, possibly helping enforcement agencies. The United Nations estimates the illegal trade is worth billions of pounds each year. Despite efforts to crack down on the slaughter, it continues to grow,... 
 
sickarios
As we know there are many variations of ducks and one among those is scaup ducks. These scaup ducks are again divided in3to two other divisions which are greater scaup and lesser scaup ducks. The greater scaup and lesser scaup are some of the most challenging waterfowl for birders to distinguish between, and there is no single indicator that is clear for either bird. Birders who learn the many tiny differences between the two birds, however can gradually become proficient in telling them... 
 
krav-maga
link

How A Wolf Transformed An Entire Town - Photos


By:  @krav-maga, 4 months ago
Comments:  16
Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 4 months ago

INSPIRING Wild How An Unexpected Friendship With A Wolf Transformed A Whole Town. By   We Love Animals  - September 19, 2016 236885   Despite their incredible beauty and their obvious similarities with our considerably tamer canine companions, everyone knows not to play with wolves. So when wildlife photographer Nick Jans and his Labrador encountered a wild wolf behind their home, adrenaline... 
 
kavika
link

Once Again Bigotry Strikes Our Nation. Today We Should Hang Our Heads in Shame


By:  @kavika, 4 months ago
Comments:  30
Latest By:  @enoch, 4 months ago

By Kavika Once again it's the time of the year for dog shows across the country. The Westminster Dog Show being the most famous of them all. And once again we'll see the bigotry against one of the most beautiful, faithful, courageous and popular dogs of all time. Never once in it's one hundred plus years has this popular breed every won best in show. That is criminal at the least, total bigotry at most. Today, November 24th, 2016 The National Dog Show again turned it's back on... 
 
buzz-of-the-orient
link

Say, What? Monkey Mouths And Throats Are Equipped For Speech


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 4 months ago
Comments:  10
Latest By:  @community, 4 months ago

MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 0 2 DocumentNotSpecified 7.8 磅 Normal 0... 
 
community
link

Man Saves Dog From Grisly Elevator Death at Last Second


By:  @community, 6 months ago
Comments:  5
Latest By:  @john-russell, 6 months ago

(Newser) – A dog named Boo Boo owes its life to a quick-acting hotel manager in South Carolina, Today reports. Boo Boo was on a leash when its owner got onto an elevator at The Roadway Inn, but the elevator's doors closed with Boo Boo still in the hallway. With the elevator pulling on the leash, it looked like Boo Boo had a "gruesome fate in store." Then Ben Duke sprung into action. Boo Boo was being pulled into the air as Duke struggled with the leash. He finally snapped it with... 
 
krishna
link

"Mop Dog"


By:  @krishna, 6 months ago
Comments:  4
Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 6 months ago

  [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="6a7vtm3iqFE"]  
 
the-irascible-harry-krishner
link

Two Cats playing "Game for Cats" with Apple iPad


By:  @the-irascible-harry-krishner, 6 years ago
Comments:  3
Latest By:  @krishna, 6 months ago

[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="36Jb3VhwK00"]  
 
krishna
link

Advice for Pet Owners: What is the best pet toy to buy your cat?


By:  @krishna, 6 months ago
Comments:  6
Latest By:  @jwc2blue, 6 months ago

Tada! [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="ewdbilSWjaM"]  
 
john-russell
link

More Animals Getting Legal Protection. Now, For The Bad News.....


By:  @john-russell, 6 months ago
Comments:  6
Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 6 months ago

...dozens of species are disappearing every single day. That rate is so staggering that experts say Earth is experiencing a sixth mass extinction. Officials are working hard to curb it, but that's so far proved difficult. Unlike the previous five extinctions, this one has been caused almost entirely by humans.   http://www.fox25boston.com/news/trending-now/more-animals-getting-legal-protection-now-for-the-bad-news/452792007 Over the past several weeks, officials worldwide have... 
 
kavika
Tiny Owl Adopts Belgian Shepherd, And Now They’re The Best Of Friends! [Photos] Life · News By Amanda Froelich Posted on August 14, 2016 AddThis SharingIngo, a Belgian shepherd, and Poldi, a one-year-old owlet, share a very special bond which is evident in the following photos. Credit: Tanja Brandt   For years, photographer Tanja Brandt has made it her mission to capture magnificent photos of... 
 
community
link

The absolutely worst thing about being owned by a pet.


By:  @community, 9 months ago
Comments:  26
Latest By:  @community, 8 months ago

By Randy Snyder  The absolutely worst thing that comes along when you are owned by a pet, even as you are playing with your new puppy or kitten, is knowing somewhere in the back of your mind that it's a near certainty that you are going to live longer then them and that someday you'll have to say goodbye to them sooner or later. For me today was just such a day. My oldest Shih-Tzu, Mr. Harry (the gray one), started coughing a lot a few weeks ago. The vet said that he had a bad lung... 
 
community
link

The Hallmark Channel Kitten Summer Games


By:  @community, 8 months ago
Comments:  16
Latest By:  @community, 8 months ago

OK, OK, I admit that I am a dog person first and foremost. However that is not to say that should I find myself alone sometime in my older years (my wife doesn't like cats) and I find myself alone in an apartment that only allows cats that I might end up with a Black kitten to raise and to keep me company. Plus to give me something to complain about with vet bills, food, toys and cleaning the litter box. Still somehow I think I would survive as a kitten/cat owner and be quite happy! :-)... 
 
petey-coober
link

How to spoil your pet alligator


By:  @petey-coober, 9 months ago
Comments:  23
Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 9 months ago

LINK : http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2016/07/15/Florida-man-fights-to-keep-pizza-loving-pet-alligator/6711468598345/ Florida man fights to keep pizza-loving pet alligator By Ben Hooper   |   July 15, 2016 at 12:27 PM Follow @oddnewsupi     Gwendolyn the alligator enjoys a slice of pizza at her owner's Coconut Grove, Fla., home. Screenshot: Sky News Sky News COCONUT GROVE, Fla., July 15 (UPI) -- A Florida man is asking state wildlife... 
 
petey-coober
link

Cat Will Keep His Job at the Local Library After International Backlash


By:  @petey-coober, 9 months ago
Comments:  31
Latest By:  @petey-coober, 9 months ago

LINK : https://gma.yahoo.com/beloved-cat-keep-job-local-library-international-backlash-163205921--abc-news-pets.html Beloved Cat Will Keep His Job at the Local Library After International Backlash By RICKI HARRIS July 5, 2016 7:31 PM Good Morning America Beloved Cat Will Keep His Job at the Local Library After International Backlash (ABC News) Browser the library cat will not be facing unemployment after all. The beloved feline, who was... 
 
pj
link

Nonstop Flight: How The Frigatebird Can Soar For Weeks Without Stopping


By:  @pj, 9 months ago
Comments:  4
Latest By:  @community, 9 months ago

Nonstop Flight: How The Frigatebird Can Soar For Weeks Without Stopping   CHRISTOPHER JOYCE Frigatebirds have to find ways to stay aloft because they can't land on the water. This bird was flying between the Galapagos islands of Santiago and Bartolome. Frigatebirds, seagoing fliers with a 6-foot wingspan, can stay aloft for weeks at a time, a new study has found. The results paint an astonishing picture of the bird's life, much of which is spent soaring inside... 
 
pj
link

Dozens of bomb-sniffing dogs killed in Kuwait


By:  @pj, 9 months ago
Comments:  9
Latest By:  @kavika, 9 months ago

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE... 
 
community
link

Why North Korea is a safe haven for birds


By:  @community, 9 months ago
Comments:  3
Latest By:  @community, 9 months ago

Photos from inside North Korea reveal how the ecology of the secretive Asian country is preventing the extinction of several once plentiful species of migratory birds. Despite being closed to most foreigner visitors, North Korea may ironically be the saviour of one of the world's greatest international migration routes - the avian East Asian Australasian Flyway. Fifty million birds, from cranes to song birds, journey along the Flyway twice a year. Eight million of those are... 
 
community
link

Social media users mourn popular 'cuddle-loving' Australia wombat


By:  @community, 9 months ago
Comments:  2
Latest By:  @kavika, 9 months ago

Hundreds of Australians are paying tribute on social media to a much-loved wombat which died of kidney damage. Tonka had succumbed to poor health and died over the weekend at the Billabong Sanctuary in Queensland state. Wombats are not known to be sociable creatures but seven-year-old Tonka was famously fond of cuddles. His quirky personality was also well-documented on social media where he became a star. He was often photographed with his toy teddy bear. Hundreds of... 
 
 / 10
 

Who is online














Visitors: 26