BIRDS DOGS CATS HERPS CRITTERS
 
ASK THE VET'S PETS FORUMS GALLERY RESOURCES
Florida man charge with beating familly's dachshund to death
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. - A Tampa Bay area man is facing an animal cruelty charge after authorities say he beat his family's pet dachshund to death with a flashlight.

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies...

Humane Society of Berks County holds Pints for Pups
Dog lovers and beer enthusiasts converged on the Reading Liederkranz on Saturday night.
The Humane Society of Berks County hosted its annual Pints for Pups event at the Lower Alsace Township club.
The event was pet-friendly...

Shih Tzu-Pekingese wins ?Cutest Pet? at Bradford County?s Troy Fair
EAST TROY - Only one pet could be the cutest at this year's Troy Fair.

And the winner of this year's "Cutest Pet Contest" was a Shih Tzu-Pekingese mix named Sadie, owned by Lynn and Joan Grace of East Troy.

"I was tickled...

Olate Dogs coming to Reading

The Olate Dogs, winners of Season 7 on "America's Got Talent," will play the arts center on Nov. 20. Tickets, ranging from $75 to $25, go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 28 via the same means as Yoakam's show....

Volunteers for pet therapy visits sought
Caring Hearts Pet Therapy is looking for volunteers to join the agency, at a cost of $25 per year, plus the cost of necessary clearances.
Becoming a volunteer for Caring Hearts Pet Therapy is easy – animals of all breeds and types are...

Humane Society of Berks County hosts Pints for Pups

Dog lovers and beer enthusiasts converged on the Reading Liederkranz on Saturday night.

The Humane Society of Berks County hosted its annual Pints for Pups event at the Lower Alsace Township club.

The event...

Animal Rescue League announces new foster program coordinator

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County announced Julie Reber has been hired as the new foster program coordinator.

Reber has extensive experience in animal rescue, held the...


Get your pet's picture in print! Enter the Noses4N.I.E. 2016 Berks Country Pet Calendar contest
Your pet could be featured in the Noses4N.I.E. 2016 Berks Country Pet calendar. Get the details here. Deadline for photograph entries is Aug. 5. Voting begins...

Humane Society of Berks County waives adoption fees through June 28

The Humane Society of Berks County will waive its adoption fees for all pets through Sunday, June 28, during the "Build a New Relationship" campaign sponsored by Purcell Construction of Denver, Lancaster County.

“By...


Service dog throws self in path of bus to protect blind owner
BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) - A service dog threw himself in front of a mini school bus to try to protect his blind owner and stayed by her side as emergency responders tended to the injured pair, authorities said.

Both Figo, the golden...

PSPCA seizes 23 Chihuahua mixes
PHILADELPHIA, PA. May 8, 2015 - The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it removed 23 Chihuahua-mix dogs from a property in Pocono Lake in Monroe County.

Responding to a tip received Thursday, PSPCA humane law enforcement...

On-call puppy love for national pet month
WASHINGTON--May 11, 2015--Ever wish you could turn to man's best friend in the middle of a ruff day? Nat Geo WILD is making dreams come true with #BarkBreak, an on-call dog service that will personally deliver an adoptable shelter dog for a...

EDITORIAL: Dog owner bears final responsibility
EDITORIAL: Dog owner bears final responsibility

It's not the dog, it's the owner.

Not for the first time does the Pocono Record issue that caveat to folks who are distraught because something untoward has happened...

36 golden retrievers rescued from Turkey arrive in Atlanta
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Dozens of abandoned golden retrievers rescued from Turkey have arrived in Atlanta and have been placed at a boarding facility in Fulton County to be adopted.

Multiple news outlets report the Adopt a Golden...

Birdsboro woman hopes for return of her beloved dog
Dog has been missing since April 7, but has been spotted in woods since then

Dog eats 23 rifle bullets
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds.

Benno, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had surgery last week to remove the .308 caliber...

Vets confirm first known case of rare dog disease in Iowa
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Veterinarians have confirmed the first known case of a rare, deadly dog disease in Iowa.

KCRG-TV reports a 4-month-old black Labrador retriever named Shadow from...

Peggy Sue, a sightless pit bull, finds a new home
Peggy Sue, a sightless pit bull, finds a new home with Sarah McKillip, and they are set to begin formal training to help the dog better navigate her world.

Dog survives for 2 days in van wreckage after deadly crash
RATHDRUM, Idaho - A pet Chihuahua survived for two days in the wreckage of a van after a crash with a semi-truck in Idaho killed its owner.

Spokane, Washington, television station KHQ reports (http://is.gd/lPN8Lr ) that the dog...

Dog flu outbreak gained foothold at urban doggie day cares
CHICAGO - Many urbanites use doggie day cares while they work long hours. Paying others to exercise their pets, owners can forgo long walks and enjoy guilt-free pooch snuggling in the evenings. While usually a healthy experience for the...

Gallery