Leroy Butler woke up around 2 a.m. to the sound of the fire alarm in his hallway. That alarm did its job as the fire spread through Butler's home, but only for a short time.
After law enforcement raided a suspected puppy mill in northern Virginia, donations have poured in to help care for the 81 dogs that were rescued.
Two people have been arrested on felony animal cruelty charges after authorities said 32 dogs were found in a Virginia home starving and some were near death.
A decision has been made in the huge debate over a dog park in Chevy Chase Village, Maryland.
Denmark is spending 11 million kroner ($1.6 million) to buy the country's last four circus elephants to give them a proper retirement as the government moves to ban wild animals in circuses.
A judge has ruled over 100 exotic and agricultural animals seized from a Frederick County zoo earlier this month were "cruelly treated, neglected, or deprived of adequate care."
An emotional support dog that went missing months ago is now back with its family in Maryland.
A Virginia roadside zoo is closed after more than 100 of their exotic animals were seized for allegations of potential animal cruelty.
A zoo in Virginia has announced the birth of red panda triplets.
Thai nonprofit organization Save Elephant Foundation called attention Tuesday to the plight of an ailing, emaciated 70-year-old female elephant who allegedly “must work in the service of the Perahera Festival in Sri Lanka this year,” according to a Facebook post from the organization.
There's new hope for people who want to be cat lovers but find themselves sneezing around felines.
Four dogs are dead in two different states and toxic algae is believed to be the culprit.
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A dog rescued by Colorado police from a sweltering 123-degree car is suffering from neurological issues, authorities said.
A video recorded by Stuart, Florida resident shows a massive amount of crabs crawling around a neighborhood.
A DC Fire and EMS human remains detection dog, who was critically injured two weeks ago during a search near the George Washington Parkway, has been cleared to go back to work.
Two weed goats have turned up dead in Loudoun County. Their death has been getting a lot of talk in Leesburg, where the brand new program began this month.
A 79-year-old Ohio woman was sentenced to 10 days in jail for feeding stray cats.
An Olney family is mourning the loss of one of their dogs while celebrating the incredible survival story of another — and they say it all happened because they put their trust in the wrong doggy daycare provider.
A 7-year-old poodle, who suffered from severe neglect while living under a bed for 2 years, was rescued and adopted into a loving home in Virginia.