GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — More than 30 puppies are being nursed back to health after being rescued from a breeder in central Nebraska last month.
RIO COMMUNITIES, N.M. — A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs.
OAKLAND, Calif. — A dog that was snatched from a San Francisco Bay Area shelter earlier this week has been returned.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An animal rights group wants "Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey" pulled from a weekend rodeo in St. Paul.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An animal welfare group has filed a complaint with U.S. Department of Agriculture about an escaped research goat that remains on the loose.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Officials with the East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is asking for help finding a dog that was snatched from one of the organization's shelters in Oakland.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis fire station received an unexpected weekend delivery when someone left nearly two dozen puppies on its doorstep.
JACKSON, Wyo. — A black blur scampers down a snow-blanketed driveway, swiftly clearing the gate at the entrance of the property. As ranch manager, Bill has the job of alerting his crew to visitors. And while he may be a cat, he takes that job seriously.
A cat named Hemi, who vanished without a trace in 2011 and reappeared just as mysteriously last week, will soon make a jet flight halfway across the country to rejoin the family that never stopped missing him.
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says federal agencies need to do a better job at considering state and local ideas when it comes to making decisions about species facing possible extinction.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Officials say the elk population in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park and southern Montana is stable after dropping over the past few years, though biologists are warning that after a set of mild winters, there is a possibility that harsher winters could change …
In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M.
DENVER — Suspicion over federal plans to restore endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest has spread to Colorado and Utah, where ranchers and officials are fiercely resisting any attempt to import the predators.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — After three years at a northern Iowa animal shelter, a 14-year-old golden retriever named Goldie is going to live out her final days with a Mason City family.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah state program that pays a bounty for dead coyotes brought in about 1,000 more carcasses last year, despite criticism after the shooting death of a well-known wolf mistaken for a coyote, according to a Division of Wildlife Resources report.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's first river otter trapping season since the furry species was reintroduced to the state in the 1990s following a long absence has seen trappers take two-thirds of the statewide limit less than halfway into the season.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An animal rights group is criticizing a Nebraska sheriff in online videos after authorities stopped members of the group near a U.S. Department of Agriculture research lab in Clay County.