Friday, May 30, 2008

Someone's Gotta Do It - Calves


If you ve ver seen the movie City Clsickers than you will notice some similarities between Billy Crystal and our reporter Clayton Clark itook Clayton to work calves on a farm in Southwestern North Dakota for his series Someone s Gotta Do It and here s how it went

Police Find Kids In Filthy Home With 40 Dogs


Police find two children in a dirty home with dozens of dogs

5/30 - Black Bear attacks family pet


Big Stars Lend Support to Save Wild Horses


Big Stars Lend Support to Save Wild Horses

Video Extra: Bear Gets Dental Work


Brookside Dog Park Proposed


Some Brookside residents are determined to establish Tulsa s first dog park

DEC Bands Baby Peregrine Falcons 5/30/08


Central New York s latest generation of peregrine falcons was born early this month

Dogs Eating Cicadas, Shell And All


Vet says eat in moderation

What is That Doggie in the Window?


DNA testing can help you identify your pet s breeds Learn about the latest in breed identification in this exclusive mobile video podcast


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In Sports: Big Brown Favored to Win Triple Crown


Big Brown s Brio Can t Cover Up Bad News Ownership

Honda Unveils Dog Friendly Car


Car has lower floor to the ground

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Fire Destroys Barns With Animals Inside


Nine fire departments respond to a blaze at a farm in East Windsor

Bye Bye Birdies: Peacocks Headed Out Of Oregon Zoo


The Oregon Zoo decides to stop allowing peafowl to wander through its park following an attack where a 4-year-old suffered minor injuries

Woman Rehabilitates Abandoned Fawns


CLINTON -- A woman rehabilitates abandoned fawns

Wildlife Group Releases Orphaned Black Bears


After spending the past year in a New Jersey refuge two orphan black bear cubs have been returned to the wild The baby black bears were left alone last year after the parents were shot for coming too close to people May 29

Outdoor Outlook: Hummingbirds Return


Two Bear Sightings in Two Counties


Special dogs with a higher calling


Thompson's Tails: Ronny


Black Bear Sightings In Montgomery County


Teen Mauled by Dog at House Party 05/29/08


A senior at Christian Brothers Academy remains hospitalized Thursday five days after her face was mauled by a dog at what police say was an underage drinking party

Bees Invade TV Station


A swarm of bees was collected by a beekeeper and relocated

Deer in Median Closes I-71 For Ten Minutes This Afternoon


Zoo turns rubbish into art


London Zoo turns rubbish into art

Raw Rare Rhino Charges Video Camera


A Javan Rhino in Indonesia s Ujung Kulon National Park was captured on video attacking a camera set up in the jungle to study the habits of the animal Wildlife experts say she apparently sensed that the lens was a threat to her calf May 29

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Footage of rare Javan rhino


Video of the endangered Javan rhino in the jungles of Indonesia

Family Finds Alligator In Leavenworth


A mother father and daughter found a reptile that appeared to be an alligator in a creek in a neighborhood in Leavenworth Monday night

Dog Yoga... DOGA!

Dogs plus Yoga equals DOGA...

Bideawee in NYC is offering classes for DOGA... Kari Harendorf has been doing it for 7 years!

For more information go to http://www.bideawee.org/

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Watch all the kids sing 'I'm a Zookeeper'


Baby Ducks Saved from Manhole in Brooklyn Center


USPS calls for cooperation from dog owners 5/28/08


The US postal service sends a message to pet owners- keep your dogs inside

Special Dogs Get Diplomas with help from Valley Teens


Golden Retriever puppies were placed with some Woodlake High School students for two years The students trained the dogs to help the physically and mentally disabled

Michael Iavarone, Owner of Triple Crown Contender Big Brown, Fined by NASD in '99


Iavarone Plans 100 Million Hedge Fund for Horses Big Brown Recently Sold to Three Chimney Farm for 60 Million

Bees Taking Over A House


Bees looking to establish a new home

Aquarium's 5th Anniversary


Rocky cliffs of a stream bank display open now

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Zen Canines: Doga Brings Harmony to Pets


Flood Of Kittens Causes Humane Society To Drop Adoption Price


The Humane Society reduces adoption prices for kittens and cats to combat the increase in numbers of felines in the shelter

PAWS Fundraiser Will Help Connect People, Pets


A local animal charity is raising money to help connect the elderly and disabled with pets This weekend the non-profit organization PAWS is holding a fundraiser

Learn how the Albuquerque Aquarium operates


Too many cats in DeWitt 5/27/08


Too many stray cats - that s the message from the Town of DeWitt s animal control officer to the town board tonight

Stray Cats


Preserving the Western Landscape by Adopting Wild Horses


Mosquitoes Could Plauge Your Pets


Close call on the job for Tampa K-9


Black Bear Spotted in R.I. Neighborhood


Raw Roman Zoo Debuts Baby Giraffe


Giraffina a brand new baby giraffe born last week at the Rome Zoo made her public debut on Tuesday The zoo plans to hold a day of festivities dedicated to Giraffina on June 8 known as a Giraffa s Day May 27

Monday, May 26, 2008

National Dog Bite Prevention Week seeks to reduce risk of dog bites to postal carriers


UTICA - The United States Postal Service tries to put a leash on a serious health risk which postal carriers deal with each day - dangerous dogs National Dog Bite Prevention Week is an effort to curb the number of incidents between postal workers and man s supposed best friend

Appaloosa Horse Show in Memphis


Stray Cat Vote


Stray Cat Vote

Ohio Vet Ready for New Animal, the Presidency


Dr Donald Allen of Youngstown Ohio says he s running for president as an independent candidate The veterinarian calls his stances on major issues simply common sense May 27

City of Bismarck Sprays for Cankerworms


If you live in Bismarckyou might have been awakened this morning by this The low flying plane started skimming town around 5 30 a-m The city is starting aerial applications to control cankerworms Applications are taking place in tree areas west of Washington Street to Avenue C south to Burleigh Avenue and north to Pioneer Park primarily in the Missouri River bottom area City Forester Jackson Bird says cankerworm populations have increased over the years And he says the spray is environmentally safe

Shelters Respond to Winograd Criticism


5/26 - The Perfect "Swarm"


Extra Land For Norman Community Dog Park?


Group of pet owners want to expand more land in Norman Community Dog Park for their pets

Surfer Talks About Losing Thumb in Shark Attack


An American surfer spoke out on Monday after his narrow escape from a shark off the Pacific coast of Mexico this weekend in the third attack in a month May 26

Make your pet's summer vacation a comfy one


How to Care for Your Older Pets


Gator Found By Family Dog


Coyotes Eating Farm Cows 5/26/08


Sunday, May 25, 2008

First "No-Kill" SPCA Celebrates 140th Anniversary


Bear in Corning


Bear in Corning

Leopard Attacks Zookeeper in Indiana


Visitors to a zoo in South Bend Indiana were shocked when a zoo worker was attacked while cleaning an area in the big cat house May 26

Walt's Wild World: Parrots


Friday, May 23, 2008

Lawmaker Calls For State Ban On Pit Bulls


Petropolis Pet Carnival


Animal Haven: Sparkles


New Baboons at the Zoo -- Getting Up Close


Holly s live with the new baboon at the zoo this morning

Holly Maynard - Breakfast with the Zoo's New Baboons


Holly Maynard is live at the zoo with some of the newest visitors baboons

Big Brown Trying for a Triple Crown in Belmont


A different kind of athlete is looking to do something that has not been accomplished in 30 years win the Triple Crown and many feel Big Brown just may be the horse to do it The winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes is getting ready for the Belmont Stakes right here in New York 5 21 08

Animals Living in Harmony


A rat sitting on a cat sitting on a dog

Baboons at the Seneca Park Zoo - Part IV (7:15 a.m.)


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Dispelling the Myth of Wolfdogs


Tainted Pet Food Makers Settle Lawsuit


Companies that were sued over contaminated pet food have agreed to a settlement of 24 million May 23

Raw Pandas Prepare for Olympics


Eight pandas from a Chinese reserve severely shaken by a deadly earthquake were getting ready for a trip to the capital where they were expected to go on display for the Olympics May 23

Zoo Filez: Kid Zone


Wild Mustangs up for Adoption in Elgin


Strange Fish is Real Horror for Biologists


Video of the Day: Bear breaks into couple's car


Dogs Saved From Overcrowding


The Humane Society is caring for 35 dogs siezed from a group in Newark

Pet Smiles Go High-Tech


New technology makes pet dental care easier and more effective than ever Learn about the latest in pet dental care in this exclusive video podcast


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Man Wrestles With Deer Inside Hair Salon


Hero Wiener Dog Saves Stranded Owner


Dog Injured in Union Township Apartment Fire


Lost Parrot Speaks Up


A parrot that flew out of his cage and got lost in Tokyo was smart enough to remember how to get help and find its way home May 22

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

State of Alaska will file suit against endangered species ruling


Alaska s Attorney General calls ruling quot arbitrary quot says it violates the limits of the APA

Customers Express Dissatisfaction With Pet Store


MANCHESTER -- Customers of a Manchester pet store are calling for tougher regulations on how pet shops are managed

Pet Detective Finds Missing Animals


A woman and her search dogs find missing pets

Horse Saved In Hours-Long Rescue Operation


A horse that became stuck in the mud in Ecola Creek was recued with the help of a backhoe

State Police Dogs Graduate Training


Ten teams of police dogs and troopers graduate from training

Pandas Still Missing After Earthquake


Two pandas that live at the Wolong Reserve in the area of China hardest hit by the earthquake are still missing The quake damaged the panda enclosures at the reserve which is just 20 miles from the quake s epicenter May 22

Rare Tiger Cubs Born in St. Louis


Five rare tiger cubs have been born at the Saint Louis Zoo The zoo says the critically endangered Amur tigers were born April 28 and are in an off-display indoor den May 22

Sandia Labs cameras capture wild animals


IT S STILL UNCLEAR TONIGHT WHAT KIND OF WILD CAT MAULED A 5 YEAR OLD BOY IN THE SANDIAS OVER THE WEEKEND BUT TONIGHT WE HAVE VIDEO PROOF THERE ARE A LOT OF BIG CATS BEARS AND OTHER PREDATORS UP IN THE MOUNTAINS AND IN SOME PLACES WHERE YOU D LEAST EXPECT IT---CAMERAS CLICKING AWAY GADI SCHWARTZ IS HERE WITH THAT STORY WAY PAST THE OLD BOMB BUNKERS AND THE CRASH TEST SITES ON KIRTLAND---TO THE EAST---IS NATIONAL LAB PROPERTY WILD ANIMALS ROAM THOSE GROUNDS AND BIOLOGISTS ARE WORKING HARD TO KEEP THEM FAR FROM THEIR WORK PLACE---- WITH WATER AND A CAMERA 4 22 when we come and do our initial evaluation of the sight we look for footprints to see what animals we have 17 MILES AWAY FROM SANDIA S WORK AREAS-NEAR TIJERAS CANYON STEPHANIE SALINAS CHECKS HER FAVORITE LABORATORY 11 31 2 shot--- one of the things that we do is to make sure that when we are walking through this is looking for any of the scat we might see- document that information BUT SALINAS HOPES THIS ISN T THE ONLY SIGN BEARS LEFT BEHIND THIS IS A CAMERA BIOLOGISTS HAVE STRAPPED TO A POLE TO CAPTURE WILDLIFE IN ACTION 4 47 its a great scratching post so they will either nudge it or scratch it and we - we have had some occasions were the bears have taken the camera off and had some chew marks on them DOE HAS SET UP 2 STATIONARY CAMERAS AND A FEW THEY CAN MOVE AROUND TALK ABOUT GETTING UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL 25 11 this is the one that i love where he is jumping into the water laughing 28 11 and its almost some of these they are posing THE WATERING HOLES WERE PUT IN TO KEEP WILDLIFE LIKE MOUNTAIN LIONS FAR AWAY FROM LAB WORK SITES 28 45 there we have the three mountain lions there at night 28 59 usually when we see these groups its the female with her juveniles MOVEMENT IN THE MOUNTAINS---SOMET HING YOU DON T USUALLY SEE---AIMED AT MAKING SURE MAN AND WILDLIFE CAN CO-EXIST WITHOUT GETTING IN EACH OTHER S WAY 28 37 just another one of those perfect kind of shots YOU ARE PROBABLY WONDERING WHAT HAPPENS IF ANY OF THOSE BIG ANIMALS COME DOWN INTO POPULATED AREAS- SANDIA OFFICIALS SAY THEY HAVE A NO KILL POLICY SO THEY TRY AND SHOOT FOR RELOCATION BACK TO YOU THE BOY ATTACKED IN THE SANDIAS LAST WEEKEND IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A FEW MORE DAYS 5 YEAR OLD JOSE SALAZAR JUNIOR IS NOW IN SATISFACTORY CONDITION SALAZAR S SCALP WAS NEARLY TORN OFF WHEN A WILD CAT DRAGGED HIM OFF A TRAIL DURING A HIKE WITH HIS PARENTS TODAY THE SALAZARS ARE OPENING AN ACCOUNT AT WELLS FARGO FOR ANYONE WHO D LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION TO HELP PAY FOR THE BOY S HOSPITAL

Protecting Your Dog


Anti-Venin Rattlesnake bites vaccine for dogs to protect them from danger

Donkey Jailed for Bad Behavior, Released


A Mexican donkey has been freed from jail He spent 3 days in a facility that normally holds people for public drunkenness and other disturbances May 21

Dog Training Tips from a Pro


City Council Voting on Pit Bull Police


Two trained officers in each police district

Eastern equine encephalitis


St Johns county officials are on alert after a horse was found to be infected with eastern equine encephalitis a disease spread by mosquitos

PET INSURANCE:


Your health might be insured but is your pets The pros and cons to insuring Fido and Fluffy

K-9 Laser Treats Pets' Aches and Pains


Milk-Bone's 100th Anniversary Celebrated in a Big Way With The World's Largest Dog House in Times Square


If a man apos s home is his castle one could only imagine what a Dog House made of 100 000 Milk-Bones would be for man apos s best friend The Milk-Bone Moments x2122 Dog House has been meticulously constructed in celebration of the brand apos s 100th Anniversary that apos s 700 in dog years part of an un-fur-getable celebration that apos s sure to have tails wagging

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Mountain Lion Found, Tranquilized


A mountain lion roaming a neighborhood in Boulder is tranquilized for the second time in two weeks

Earthquake Pandas


Some more survivors from the eathrquake in Sichuan province

Mountain Lion Gets Too Close For Comfort


Residents in a Boulder neighborhood are sleeping a little easier now that a regular mountain lion has been caught

Two Horses, One Woman Forge Path to Games


Raw Fish Flies for 45 Seconds


A Japanese TV crew has filmed what is believed to be the longest ever flight of a flying fish caught on camera The fish is out of the water for 45 seconds May 21

Hear the birds chirp at the Rio Grande Zoo


Dog, Cat, Rat Man makes headlines


Stray Rescue Takes Home The Big Prize


Fox 5 Pugs


Pet Tracks Helps Keep Your Pet Safe


Koalas


Ohio Rep. Proposes Pit Bull Ban


All pit bulls would be euthanized in state

Hiker Attacked By Hundreds of Bees


Rabbits Overrun Neighborhood


Monday, May 19, 2008

How to Care for a Pet Corn Snake : 1 Introduction


How to Care for a Pet Corn Snake

Home on the Range


It s a huge donation and they say it will change their herd forever Reporter Sarah Gustin takes us out west to Home on the Range to show us just what they re getting ready for Greg LaBelle Home on the Range Herdsman WE WANT TO GET A YOUNGER HERD AND BETTER GENETICS And with a little help that is exactly what Home on the Range is getting The genetics of their cattle herd will soon be seeing some improvement because of two generous donors Jim Arthaud is supplying nearly 70 black angus embryos And Heart River Genetics is donating the work Jolene Obrigewitch Home on the Range THIS IS GOING TO BE HUGE FOR HOME ON THE RANGE I MEAN THERE IS GOING TO BE ALOT OF THINGS THAT ARE GOING TO HAPPEN BECAUSE OF THIS The embryo transfer that costs nearly 4-thousand dollars isn t going to cost this home a thing Not only is Arthaud donating the embryos but he is also covering the extra costs that come along with the project Greg LaBelle Home on the Range Herdsman WE WERE EXCIITED BECAUSE WE DON T HAVE TO PUT ALOT OF FEED INTO THEM HE HAS OFFERED TO PAY FOR ALL THE MEDICATIONS ALL THE EMBRYOS IMPLANTS ALL THE CREEP FEED HE HAS OFFERED TO PAY FOR ALL THE TAGS AND EVERYTHING TOO I MEAN IT HELPS US ALOT BY CUTTING DOWN ON EXPESES ALSO Obrigewitch says they receive a large portion of their funding from the state but the income from their farm and what they receive from donations is what really keeps Home on the Range going She says the kids aren t required to help but working on the farm is one of their favorite things to do She says some of the favorites are feeding calves and hauling square bales And LaBelle says he always has plenty of help Jolene Obrigewitch Home on the Range WE ARE HOPING WE ARE GOING TO KEEP THE HEIFERS AND THEN WE WILL BE REGISTERED AND SO IT IS ANOTHER EXPERIENCE FOR HOME ON THE RANGE AS FAR AS THE REGISTERED CATTLE AND GETTING THE KIDS INVOLVED WITH KEEPING TRACK OF ALL THE RECORDS Greg LaBelle Home on the Range Herdsman THE MORE WE GET THE KIDS INVOLVED IN THE FARM PROJECT DOWN HERE THE BETTER IT IS In Sentinel Butte Reporting for KX news I am Sarah Gustin Heart River Genetics is planning on transfering embryos next week

Raw Mountain Lion Bolts From Trees


Wildlife officers chase after a mountain lion near Flatiron Elementary School in Boulder

Woman Warns Of Bird Attacks Outside Target Store


A woman warns shoppers at a Target store after birds attack her on two occasions

Residents Discuss How To Stop Coyote Attacks


More than two dozen Leawood residents attend a city meeting to discuss what to do about a coyote problem

"Big Brown" Arrives in Saratoga


No Law Against Wild Animals: Cub Confiscated


Officers confiscate Jefferson Hills man s black bear cub

THE RANT: Leaving Kids, Pets In Cars


Viewers rant about people who leave children and animals in hot cars

Leave your dog in the lap of luxury


What's New at the Zoo?


Jungle Joe and the River Otters


One of the newest exhibits at Minot s Roosevelt Park Zoo is also one of the most popular with visitors And it s naturally a place that Joe Goldade wants to visit Here s this week s edition of Jungle Joe at the zoo Jungle Joe KX News We re out here again at the Roosevelt Park Zoo today one-on-one up close and personal with the north american river otters It s time to get in Inside the zoo it s just a short walk over the river and you re in otter territory The first thing I noticed as I got closer is that these little star swimmers are ready to perform for their audience right from inside their home on the north end of the zoo Brandi Clark Veterinary Technician The otters have been here for about four years and it s been pretty exciting because they re our only actual aquarium type exhibit That s really interesting especially for the kids They get up right in the window and they can be face to face with those otters They are so interactive with the public and that s the hugest draw for the zoo When you come over the bridge and see you see that big mountain you say What s that and you go over and you can see them swim and interact with each other and it s great Jungle Joe KX News Brandi says she doesn t think of her job as taking care of otters instead it s more like babysitting active playful little kids Brandi Clark Veterinary Technician During the day you ll catch them probably in the afternoon they re sleeping a lot of the time They can be kind of lazy - they are so active that they burn a lot of their energy off They re kind of like little kids I call them our two year olds because that s what they act like They busy all the time and then all of a sudden they re done and they re sleeping Jungle Joe KX News At this point you re probably wondering So why don t you get in and take a swim with them Joe Well here s why that s not going to happen Brandi Clark Veterinary Technician They look cute and cuddly but they are mean They say when an otter bites down they bite down until the bones crush Jungle Joe KX News Keeping my bones in tact I decided to watch from outside of their exhibit I also noticed that even though they ve been swimming the entire time I ve been there the otters look absolutely dry Brandi Clark Veterinary Technician The water repelency of their fur is probably the best part about them They get out of the water and you can see the water droplets just roll off of their fur They can rub around in the grass and they re dry in like less than a minute Jungle Joe KX News and the north american river otter exhibit I think is one the neatest exhibits here because you can be face to face with the otters themselves anytime you re out at the zoo I m Jungle Joe out at the Roosevelt Park Zoo