Monthly Archives: December 2017

Pet Scoop: Dog Survives After Rescue From Fire, Top Names for April the Giraffe’s Calf

April 27, 2017: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here.
Image: Dog rescued from fire survives Dog Barely Survives BlazeOwner Allyson Botterbusch panicked when she arrived at the scene of the fire in her home on April 15 and realized one of her dogs was still inside. York City, Pennsylvania, firefighter Erik Swanson found Nalah in her crate and feared the worst — until he saw her move her head. When he carried her outside, “she was limp in his arms, they had the oxygen mask on her face, and she was covered in soot — I didn’t think she was alive,” Botterbusch said. “As badly as I wanted her to pull through, as badly as I wanted her to come around, I didn’t think that it was gonna happen. But everyone who helped her and helped us along the way — that firefighter pulled her out of there and gave her a chance, these awesome doctors and the staff at this veterinarian office, they worked with her and the..

Pet Scoop: Residents Rescue Blind Dog From Lake, Penguin Chicks Hand-Reared at Zoo

April 28, 2017: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here.
Image: Boston rescued from Miami lake Struggling Dog Pulled Aboard BoatNeighbors in Miami Gardens, Florida, jumped into action when they spotted a senior Cocker Spaniel who was blind struggling in a lake. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called, but in the meantime, residents took to the water in a boat to help. A Good Samaritan pulled Boston aboard and brought him to firefighters who were waiting on the other side of the lake. Boston was later reunited with Barbara Terry, who’s been dog sitting while her brother is out of town. Terry saw Boston on Local 10 News and contacted authorities. She was relieved he was OK — but laughed that she thinks she’s lost her job. — Watch it at Miami’s Local 10Dog Food Possibly Contaminated With Euthanasia Drug RecalledThe Texas-based company Party Animal is recalling 13-ounce cans of Cocolicious Beef & Turkey dog ..