A feisty duck has chosen a pretty unusual best friend – a loving golden retriever. Proud duck owner Pam Ishiguro has a flock of seven ducks but her four-year-old Pekin duck Rudy and golden retriever Barclay have formed the strongest bond. The Orange County-based mum said: “The animals are much like my two boys – […]
In 2006, Sher Polvinale and her late husband, Joe, created a senior pet sanctuary in their home. Sanctuary residents are dogs and cats who have lost their families and homes through no fault of their own. Because of their advanced age and various medical conditions, they have little chance of being adopted. Currently, nearly two-dozen […]
Mr. Mo Project teamed up with singer/songwriters Dan Tillery and David G to write a happy and heartwarming song about senior dog adoption and HooplaHa-Only Good News was there to create a music video that will inspire dog lovers everywhere! The Mr. Mo Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group started by Chris and Mariesa Hughes […]
Most pets are extremely scared of vacuums. Without fail, when a vacuum gets turned on, any pet in the room, either cat or dog will magically disappear. However, one cat in Russia stands far above the rest. Andrey Lebedev posted a video of his cat Rijka playing with an extension of Andrey’s vacuum cleaner. Rijka’s […]
Cat cafés are popping up all over the United States, but this one is VERY unique. Based in Orlando, Florida, this Cat Café is both a cat adoption center and a coffee shop that donates all of its profits to charitable causes. When founder Sandra Cagan was turning 50, she realized she wanted to do […]
Tracy’s Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with pending euthanasia dates residing in kill shelters with the hope of putting them up for adoption to find forever homes! In 2011, ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of […]
Therapeutic horseback riding can make all the difference! A New Canaan, CT-based therapeutic riding program called New Canaan Mounted Troop, not only helps kids and adults build leadership, responsibility, and confidence through sound horsemanship, but it also enriches the lives of individuals with special needs through equine-assisted activities. Celebrating its 77th year, the 501(c)(3) non-profit […]
In the last 20 years, China has successfully tackled three of the biggest problems holding the giant panda back. Through research and experimentation, researchers at China’s breeding centers have discovered how to encourage captive pandas to mate, how to make sure the pregnancy is successful, and how to keep the panda cubs alive once they’ve […]
I’ve yet to meet the first human who doesn’t like raccoons. This guy is no exception and what follows is a very cute encounter. A fisherman at a creek in Wooster, Ohio was greeted by three baby raccoons. The extremely playful critters crawled on top of him and just couldn’t stop playing.
Finn the cat is one patient kitty. His owners just took two foster puppies who are curious as can be. The little pups can’t help but investigate, prod, and poke at Finn. Lucky for them, Finn is extremely kind and accommodating.
Dogs have a special connection with mankind. They are one of the few animals that understand pointing. So how will dogs react to a simple magic trick? Magician Jose Ahonen performed a simple disappearing treat trick for a bunch of dogs and their reactions are simply hilarious. They can’t say a word, but it’s obvious […]
Dr. Jane Goodall is a well known primatologist who gained world fame as the foremost expert on chimpanzees. Way back in 1977, she founded the Jane Goodall Institute, an international wildlife and environment conservation organization located in the Republic of Congo, to help the primates she loves so dearly and they’ve been doing incredible work. This is the […]
Everyone has their favorite animal. For Stephanie, it’s – a sloth. Her obsession with sloths goes so far that it almost took over her life. After probably years of talking about sloths and sloths only, her friend decided to give her a surprise of her lifetime. He set up a fake video shooting to get […]
You’ve probably heard of swimming with dolphins, but surfing with dolphins? While surfing off the coast of St. Pete Beach, Florida, this surfer had the special once in a life time opportunity to surf side-by-side with some dolphins. Wow!
Jamie just loves sea creatures, so for her birthday her husband took her on a trip to Sea World in San Antonio, Texas. There is a special ‘get close with the penguins’ exhibit where Jamie was blessed to meet a very special and affectionate king penguin, Johnny Five, who wanted a hug. Super adorable!