Animals

Swim Club for Dogs Makes a Big Splash

Many doggy day care centers in the Philadelphia region are seeing a decrease in customers because most pet owners are now working from home. But even during a pandemic, one Northern Liberties center is making a big splash this summer.
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Company Offering Employees $300 for Pet Adoption And 'Pawternity' Leave

A Texas-based company knows the importance of pets in their employees’ lives, so they are offering $300 annually for any employee who adopts a new pet, as well as offering a ‘pawternity leave.’
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Shark Week 2020: A Full Guide to This Year's Specials

Shark Week 2020 kicks off at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 9 on Discovery Channel. Here’s a full guide to all 24 hours of this year’s programming.
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First US Dog to Test Positive for Coronavirus Dies: Report

A Staten Island German shepherd that was the first dog in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus died this month, according to a new report.
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Dunkin' Introduces Donut Dog Toys for a Great Cause

In a collaboration with BARK and the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, the chain has announced chewable Dunkin’ dog toys will be available for purchase starting next week.
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Red Lobster Employee Spots Rare Blue Lobster in Recent Delivery to Restaurant

An employee at a Red Lobster in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio spotted a rare blue lobster in a recent food delivery to the restaurant and saved its life when he called conservationists.
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Scientists Develop Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Birds

If you’ve ever struggled to identify a species of birds, facial recognition software is coming to the rescue. A new study aims to boost conservation efforts using AI on the feathered friends. Read on.
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You Can Now Sleep Next to a Walrus in an Underwater Hotel Room

Ever dream of sleeping next to a walrus? A resort in Belgium let’s you do just that. Pairi Daiza Resort in Brugelette has over 100 rooms with personal views into the zoo’s animal habitats, including a room that looks right into a walrus tank.
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Officials Warn of Spike in Puppy Scams During Pandemic

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Humane Society of the United States are urging the public to be wary of puppy scams as many people seek to purchase or adopt dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Woman Takes Selfie While Black Bear Sniffs Her Hair

A young hiker in Mexico definitely tested the limits in her life recently, when she found the courage to take a selfie with a bear just inches from her face.
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