Animals

Climate Change Creates Health Problems For PetsClimate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs. Fleas and ticks are getting smaller, but there are more of them, they eat more often, and they're causing problems in what used to be the colder months.
Wiener Dogs Race In Super Bowl AdThis video just might win the internet after Super Bowl Sunday. All you need are wiener dogs in wiener costumes, and they're in a wiener dog race, running for their favorite ketchups and mustards.
Service Dogs Help Arlington Students With AutismA pair of service dogs at Dunn Elementary in Arlington ISD are helping two of their students cope with Autism.
Mesquite Confirms Distemper Outbreak In WildlifeMesquite Animal Control picked up a raccoon near DeBusk Park and Military Parkway that tested positive for the virus, the city said.
American Kennel Club Adds 2 New Dog BreedsA hairless terrier and an ancient North African hound are ready to run with the pack. The American Kennel Club announced Tuesday that the American hairless terrier and the sloughi have joined 187 other recognized breeds.
Up Close Look At Giant Squid In JapanThere were stories that a giant squid showed up in the waters off of Japan. These animals are so rarely seen. The first time that anyone had shot video of one was back in 2012. This video is an up close look at the squid.
Whale With Stomach Problem Dies At SeaWorldA female beluga whale with apparent stomach trouble has died at SeaWorld in San Antonio. A park statement said that the whale, named Stella, died Friday while being treated for gastrointestinal problems.
Petite Texas Woman Takes Down 800-Pound GatorShoppers at a strip mall in Sugar Land got more than they bargained for when they saw a 12-foot alligator in the parking lot. Authorities called in the professionals, and they got Christy Krobroth, a petite dental hygienist.
Women Turn Passion For Art Into Animal Rescue MissionTwo North Dallas women are turning their passion for the arts into passion for saving animals.
Big Effort To Better Understand Bats Takes Wing In Texas, 30 Other StatesAn effort spanning Texas, 30 other states and 10 Canadian provinces has been working to better understand the ecological role that bats play, and the threats they face from climate change, habitat loss and wind energy development.
107 Steers Stolen In McLennan County; Police Search For SuspectsRangers and local authorities are looking for thieves who stole 107 head of steers from a ranch near Waco.
Cat Plague Infecting Numerous North Texas FelinesThe Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter has recently received an abnormally high number of cats with confirmed cases of Feline Panleukopenia.

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