A huge alligator was shot and killed after devouring family pet in North Carolina. Dan Yesenosky reports.
While doing volunteer photography work to help animals get adopted from jam-packed shelters in L.A., photographer Lori Fusaro grew increasingly alarmed by how many senior dogs were languishing because no one wanted them. NBC’s Jill Rappaport reports
Cases of dog-napping are happening from Indianapolis to Kansas to Virginia. Thieves have been stealing pets, then contacting their owners in search of a large reward or ransom. Daniel Shackle, the administrator for Indianapolis’ Animal Care and Control Department, warns owners about the risk, and
Nilou Motamed from Travel + Leisure magazine discusses a new breed of pet hotels where your dogs and cats can enjoy days of relaxation and pampering with you or by themselves.
The class pets in one public school district in Maryland are anything but ordinary. Some students are helping are helping diamonback terrapins get a head start on life--and helping the Chesapeake Bay in the process. NBC's Wynne Anderson reports.
A cat peeks out a hole at the Stichts Asyl for Animals in Utrecht on July 24, 2013. Many vacationers have their pet housed in the animal shelter during their holidays. AFP PHOTO / ANP / KOEN VAN WEEL netherlands outKoen van Weel/AFP/Getty Images
Bottles of rabies vaccine are held while veterinarians from Taipei City Animal Protection Office prepare to vaccinate pet animals at a park in Taipei July 30, 2013. A total of 14 wild Formosan ferret-badgers have been found to be infected with rabies in Taiwan causing the government to urge people t
A pet urn decorated with crystal and a book-shaped "casket" are seen at the 2013 Taipei Pet Show at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei July 27, 2013. This pet funeral set, which includes the urn, the casket and a spot in grave garden for 25 years, is priced at NTD120,000 ($4,000), according to the p
A dog looks out of a canine car in Mexico City, July 18, 2013. Robbery and kidnapping of breed dogs have quadrupled during the last few years in Mexico, according to animal care and control organizations. Criminal gangs which operate mostly in public parks threaten owners with guns or use dogs in he