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Posted May 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Sean ‘Peppy’ Meyer had a dream to build a self-sustaining farm in East Austin. Four years into his urban farm project, he is closer to that goal thanks to help from his community...and some helpful animals.

Posted May 25, 2016 at 12:15 PM

The herd went entirely unmanaged for nearly 40 years and had grown to over 400. Local authorities have been working for six years to find all the donkeys a good home, two by two by two.

Posted May 24, 2016 at 11:15 AM

The dog turned into America's bte noire, demonized in magazines and shock news reports - and euthanized by the millions as animal shelters gave up trying to find them homes. It's been long overdue, but the pit bull finally appears to be receiving a...

Posted May 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Every morning, Lynda Trujillo greets her "girls." They reward her with friendly clucks and lots of eggs.

Posted May 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM

For most kids, the biggest concern about sleep is being told to go to bed before you want to. Things are different for animals. Unless animals are at the top of their food chain, most can't afford to get a good night's sleep.

Posted May 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The San Diego County Department of Animal Services says a baby opossum is doing well after being rescued from a toilet.

Posted May 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Mail carriers make up a relative drop in the bucket of the 4.5 million or so people bitten by dogs each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Posted May 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Here's some tips to make traveling with your bestie a breeze!

Posted May 17, 2016 at 8:45 AM

New warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration outline how the artificial sweetener Xylitol, often found in sugar-free chewing gum, can have potentially deadly effects on your dog.

Posted May 13, 2016 at 7:45 AM

A European Lynx at the St. Petersburg zoo in Russia has become best friends with a stray calico cat.

Posted May 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM

The American Kennel Club's "breed standard" listing for the Chinese crested dog does not include any judgmental descriptions - neither "ugly," nor "homely," not even "unattractive." Nor, however, does the AKC describe the breed as "handsome."

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