London Conservation Summit shares positive stories to combat negativity

Trying to combat huge challenges facing our planet is a big ask, so the conservation summit in London have shared the stories of conservation success. The Conservation Optimist Summit was born in response to the fact that in 40 years, over the half of the world's wildlife has disappeared.  The University of Oxford's Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation …

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Rescue Breeds are the only Breeds in San Francisco

San Francisco has recently passed a law enforcing all pet shop owners to only sell rescue dogs and cats. Most animal lovers are horrified at the thought of keeping their beloved family pet in a cage for a second — let alone a week, month or even years. Which is why is why this new …

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Meet the Dog That Offers Free Hugs

On a corner of a street in NYC, there is a a five year-old golden retriever who’s become world-famous for her doggy hugs. Her name is Louboutina, named after French fashion designer Christian Louboutin, which seems to fit! It’s not unusual to find Loubie casually standing upright on the streets of New York with her owner, eager to …

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104 Dalmatians (and other breeds too)

When New York state police arrived on the scene of an automotive accident, they were shocked to discover a crashed transport vehicle that had been carrying over one hundred puppies of different breeds. The truck, which veered off the shoulder of Interstate 86 in Avoca, New York is suspected to have been transporting the dogs from a puppy …

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Jumpers in Size Elephant

These pachyderms may be big, but they’re still just as susceptible to the cold as we are. That’s why the villagers of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh are knitting giant sweaters called Jumbo Jackets for their elephant neighbors. The Jackets may take over 4 weeks to make, but the recipients are grateful for the warmth since India …

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A Healthy Pup is a Happy Pup: The first ever flu vaccine for dogs

Cold and Flu season once again, but not only people feeling the blocked noses and sore throats, dogs are feeling it too. Scientists at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have developed, for the first time, two new vaccines for canine influenza. This research is not only important for improving the health …

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