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A Dead Bat, A Drugged Zebra: Here's The 'Reality' Of Animal Planet (VIDEO)

Journalist James West recently reported on alleged animal neglect and cruelty that occurred behind-the-scenes at the only television network solely devoted to animals -- Animal Planet. Since “Drugs, Death, Neglect: Behind the Scenes at Animal Planet” was published, the hit network has faced …

Thousands Protest Michael Vick Appearance At North Carolina 'Evening of Champions' (UPDATED)

According to a rather testy-sounding message posted to Facebook<p>, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce was aware that "some would disagree" when the group decided to host Michael Vick as a guest speaker at their 2014 "Evening of Champions."<p>"The recognition is not for Mr. Vick," Chamber president …

A Cat's Guide To Loving A Human

You're a cat and you've just gotten your first human. What do you do? How do you let your human know it is loved and safe?<p>Good news! This video above explains everything you need to know, kitty.<p><i>Via Tastefully Offensive</i>

Puppy Stuck in Beanbag Chair for Hours Loshi, a...

<b>Puppy Stuck in Beanbag Chair for Hours</b><p>Loshi, a Shiba Inu pup from Grand Rapids, MI was rescued on Tuesday morning after spending nine hours trapped …

Pets

Dogs in a Washington Shelter Had It as Bad as Critics Alleged

The controversy over Olympic Animal Sanctuary and its owner, Steve Markwell, divided the town of Forks, Washington, for more than a year. To those of …

Crime

Just One Click Can Make a Big Difference in These Dog’s Lives

Each week in the month of February, Bark & Co. <b>will invest $1,000</b> in an inspiring project, brilliant idea or a pup in need of care. We’re look for …

Pets

I Am Innohcent!

Citizens Work to Rescue Sochi's Dogs Against Daunting Odds

This week’s revelation that Sochi’s mayor has decided to solve the Russian city’s stray dog problem through mass slaughter has turned into a very big …

Olympics

27 Tiny Animals That Will Warm Your Heart Today

Awwww. Can they get any cuter?

25 Critters That Will Kill You (With Their Cuteness)

Forget the deadly snakes and spiders. Australia's animals will melt your heart.

23 Everyday Awkward Situations

If it happens to all of us, why the hell is it so awful??

With Thousands of Dogs' Lives on the Line, You Won't Believe What This Billionaire and Dentist Are Doing

Russia is experiencing a canine crisis. In the days preceding the Olympics, the Russian government mandated the removal of stray dogs from the …

Olympic Village

33 Photographs Of The Most Magical Place On Earth

MOVE OVER, DISNEYLAND.<p>H/T Bored Panda

Six More States May Outlaw Breed-Specific Legislation, Making Everything Better For Pit Bulls

Nanny dogs, meet the nanny state. Now keep apart, you two.<p>Six states are considering bills that would put an end to laws restricting dog ownership by breed. Called "breed-specific legislation" -- or BSL -- these laws most often target pit bull type dogs (which are said to have been called "nanny …

How the Farm Bill Protects Animals

<i>Originally published at ASPCA.org</i><p>The ASPCA has been closely following the progress of the federal Farm Bill for months. This mammoth bill contains rules and provisions on a wide array of issues, many of which you haven't heard anything about unless you're a politician or a farmer. Now that …

Someone Shot Mary The Emu, And This Animal Rescue Wants Justice

Mary the emu did not like hanging out with the other emus at Rikki's Refuge, a Virginia animal sanctuary about 90 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.<p>The giant bird -- who was, in fact, male, but named after a refuge volunteer -- came to Rikki's in 2006 after evading capture by animal control in …

Presenting: C.O. Rule Of Cuteness #7

Spread the Cute:<p>“A Thing, Accompanied By A Smaller Version Of That Thing, Is Always Cute.”<p>“You said it, I’m just reminding you. Hope this meets or …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

They last forever and come in handy every day.<p>You'll get gorgeous shut-eye with these beautiful sets.<p>This trick could save you lots of time and money.<p>…

Gisele Bundchen

Associated Press News

Nigeria's Gay Trials Suspended Over Mob Violence Fears

Two Islamic courts in Nigeria have been forced to suspend the trials of 10 men accused of homosexuality because of fears of mob violence, judges and officials have said.<p>An angry crowd last week pelted stones at seven men suspected of breaking Islamic law banning homosexuality after their hearing …

400 Dead Pythons Found in Home

5 Major Stretching Mistakes—and How to Fix Them

These mistakes could be thwarting your fitness goals—or sidelining you with an injury<p>If you're more concerned with beating your best time during your run than you are with your pre-workout stretch session, then this is for you: Giving short shrift to your form and movements while you limber up can …

Exercise

Golden Retriever Adopts an Orphan Kitten Rejected By Her Mother

When Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her mother, Ponzu the golden retriever and his owner Jessiepon took her in and have begun nursing her back to …

Cute Animals