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Happy National Love Your Pet Day!

Today brings another excuse to spoil your favorite 4-legged friend because it’s “National Love Your Pet Day.”

Viral petition aims to include pet food in food stamps

The online petition from Care2 was created in hopes of allowing those who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, to be able to purchase pet food. 

Should a ban be placed on driving with pets on laps?

Sen. John Kavanagh is sponsoring a bill that would lead to authorities ticketing people who are caught with animals in their laps while driving.
The Pender County Humane Society denied Haley Carbaugh and her husband the opportunity to adopt a dog because her husband is in the military and could be deployed. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)video

Military families question animal shelter’s policy denying them chance to adopt

Adopting a pet should be an exciting process, but for one Sneads Ferry couple it's been the opposite.

Video shows coyote attacking dog in suburban Illinois backyard

A Chicago-area dog is lucky to be alive after a coyote attacked and thrashed the terrier in its backyard.

North Carolina man found dead in fire with dogs curled next him

Fire investigators said Stacy Messer died trying to escape a fast-moving fire that started in the back of his Catawba County home around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

Long Island man accused of biting out dog’s eye

A Long Island man is under arrest, accused of torturing his 3-year-old dog.

City of Myrtle Beach warns of more coyote sightings

The City of Myrtle Beach is advising people to be on the lookout for coyotes, and to make sure they’re not attracting the animals to their homes.

FDA warns of commercial dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 dog deaths

The Food and Drug Administration says it received about 68 reports of pet illnesses related to "bone treats" frequently purchased at stores.

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