With the highly contagious dog flu in South Carolina, some boarding facilities are beginning to ban dogs that have not been vaccinated. Veterinarian Marikay Campbell, of Port Royal Veterinary Hospital, describes on Wednesday the vaccination process and things dog owners can to to lessen the chances their pet will catch the flu.
Guinea pigs, rats, gerbils and mice are all small rodents, but that's about all they have in common. Each of the different species that were seized from South Carolina's Roy's Aquarium thrives in a different environment and requires different things from their human owners.
Felix, the office cat of London’s Royal Docks Management Authority, had a lucky escape recently when she fell into the Thames after tangling with another feline. The video shows a man named as Scott, an engineering and operations manager, rushing to the cat’s rescue.
A video released by Animal Defenders International tells the remarkable story of Hoover the tiger, saved from a circus in Peru, where he was secretly filmed being trained with whips and sticks and living in a small cage. Hoover is now living in natural woodland with his own pool and next to other tigers at Big Cat Rescue in Florida.
Vincent the cat was brought into the Story County Animal Shelter with injured hind legs. He later ended up at Iowa State veterinary hospital, where Dr. Mary Sarah Bergh and veterinary orthopedics company BioMedtrix, decided to design implants that could be inserted into the femur bones of Vincent's legs and come out through the skin. Dr. Bergh estimates fewer than 25 animals in the world have ever had a similar surgery. Vincent walks around well now and his back legs will continue to be lengthened until they are as long as his front legs.
Johnson County law enforcement officials held a news conference Tuesday to release portions of dashcam videos that show an Overland Park police officer shooting 17-year-old John Albers as he attempts to flee in a vehicle.