Your loyal pooch may be bringing a whole world of bacteria into your home ? but don't panic. Research suggests that exposure to a wide variety of microbes may be good for us.
Elusive Pandas Caught on Camera in China Habitat
New hidden camera footage from the giant panda's home offers a peek into the secret lives of China's wild creatures.
Hamilton lets sleeping dogs lie - and snore
By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton made his point and Roscoe, his pampered pet bulldog, promptly proved him right at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday. Positioning, the 2008 Formula One world champion told British reporters gathered round him in the Mercedes harbourside motorhome, is everything in Monaco. The Briton was referring to......
Motor racing-Hamilton lets sleeping dogs lie - and snore By Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 22 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton made his point and Roscoe, his pampered pet bulldog, promptly proved him right at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday. Positioning, the 2008 Formula One world champion told British reporters gathered round him in the Mercedes harbourside motorhome, is everything in Monaco. The Briton was refe......
Life's a beach for lucky dogs free to run on sand
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? When Craig Haverstick approaches the beach with his dog in tow, Stanley instinctively knows he's in for a treat. His ears perk up and he starts sniffing the salty air.
In the Hamptons, catering to the rich (and their dogs) is good business
By Beth Pinsker EAST HAMPTON, New York (Reuters) - Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds - the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons. With stock prices surging, h......
On the Job: How Rescue Dogs Hunt for Tornado Survivors In the aftermath of the devastating tornado that hit Moore, Okla., yesterday (May 20), search-and-rescue dogs are on the ground hunting for survivors amidst the rubble.
Dogs Show IQ Tests Aren't So Smart (Op-Ed)
Wildlife Bandits: How Criminology Can Fight Poaching
Newark, N.J. ? With no shortage of human-on-human misdeeds, criminologists haven't typically concerned themselves with crimes against wildlife and the environment. But with poaching raging out of control in several areas of the world, that may be changing.
Idaho man sentenced to seven years for killing zoo monkey
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - An Idaho man who admitted to breaking into a Boise zoo last year and killing a monkey was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday, court records show. Michael Watkins, 22, of Weiser, Idaho, in March pleaded guilty to attempted grand theft, a felony, and misdemeanor animal cruelty stemming from the break-in and ......