04:15 PM EDT 03/27/2015
Originally posted 03/24/2015 03:15PM
For years, animal activists have attacked SeaWorld for keeping orca whales in captivity, and now one of the park's most talented trainers is joining the fight.
John Hargrove performed with and trained killer whales for 14 years, mostly at SeaWorld, until he could no longer handle the conditions of the job. In a radio interview with NPR's Fresh Air, Hargrove explains how he grew to love all the animals he worked with and couldn't stand seeing the irreversible harm captivity caused them.
Originally posted 03/16/2015 04:00PM
It's a heartbreaking image at one California rehab center: Some of the sea lions taken in are starving to the point they weigh less than their birth weights.
Originally posted 03/12/2015 05:30PM
Instead of being forced to relinquish their pets, active members of the military now have a place to house their pets during deployment: Dogs on Deployment.
Originally posted 01/31/2015 06:45PM
You'd be hard-pressed to find something cuter.
Originally posted 01/28/2015 11:40AM
Sure, it was fun to speculate about what might happen in Budweiser's Super Bowl ad "Lost Dog," but now fans of cuteness everywhere can enjoy the real thing.
Originally posted 01/13/2015 08:05PM
If you find yourself riding the bus sometime soon, you might find someone unexpected sitting it the seat next to you.
Originally posted 01/04/2015 07:35PM
The Internet went crazy earlier this week when Sarah Palin posted a photo of her 6-year-old standing on top of their dog – and the politician has now responded to the controversy.
Originally posted 01/04/2015 02:15PM
In an amazing story sweetly reminiscent of Homeward Bound, a missing pup found nearly 2,400 miles from home has been reunited with her family.
Originally posted 01/03/2015 01:20PM
It's the mother-baby bond in action.
Originally posted 01/02/2015 02:10PM
Did Sarah Palin's dog double as a step stool for her youngest child?
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