Animal News Timeline

Secondhand Smoke Is Killing Your Pet [Study]


Secondhand smoke could be killing your pet, according to a new study from Tufts University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State University and other schools and reported by CBS Sacramento. The reports indicate that this deadly smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory… Read more »

The World’s Loneliest Whale Will Break Your Heart

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His name is 52 Hertz, but he is known to many as “the world’s loneliest whale.” NOAA has been tracking the whale’s mysterious song for decades, after the Navy detected the strange whale calls in 1992. According to Alaska Dispatch, naval monitoring has mapped 52 Hertz’s travel around the Pacific. He zig-zags up and down… Read more »

Dancing Pit Bull Struts His Stuff And Wins Hearts


When people think of pit bulls, it would likely be a safe bet that most do not think of dancing pit bulls or even playful pit bulls. But as the video above shows, the animals can be friendly and apparently trained to do adorable dances. According to Yahoo! News, the video above “raises the bar.”… Read more »

Misty ‘The Farting Pit Bull’ Returned To Shelter

Misty the pit bull was almost given a death sentence for farting too much.

Many dogs are adopted from shelters and given a second chance at life. If an animal has a good personality, and is well trained, it’s possible for the creature to develop a bond with a caretaker looking for a pet. Unfortunately, being adopted does not necessarily give that animal a happy ending. Misty is a… Read more »

Great White Shark Attacks California Swimmer

The great white shark that attacked a swimmer off California's Manhattan beach was reportedly agitated by a fisherman who hooked the animal

A male swimmer was in critical condition after being attacked by a great white shark off California’s Manhattan Beach, CBS LA reports. The attack stems from a seemingly strange set of circumstances. Los Angeles County Fire spokesman Rick Flores told reporters that the attack took place after a fisherman on the Manhattan Beach pier hooked… Read more »

Homeless Women Rescue Dog Tossed Into A Phoenix Dog Park

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In yet another addition to the ever increasing number of animal abuse cases we have been hearing of late, four dogs were tossed over a six foot fence by into a dog park by unknown people late on Monday night. According to, it was initially reported that the four dogs were thrown in to… Read more »

Great White Shark Spotted Off Cape Cod As Population ‘Surging’

Researchers were able to follow the shark for an hour

A 14 foot female great white shark was spotted off Cape Cod this weekend by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, marking the first ocean-side sighting of a white shark this year. AWSC spotted the first white shark of the season (on the ocean side) off the Cape today. ~14′ female named Ping. — Atlantic… Read more »

Two Guys Swam Through Flood Waters To Save Stranded Foxes [Photos]

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Two men are being hailed heroes in Saskatchewan, Canada, for risking their lives to help save some stranded foxes after an extreme downpour that left the area flooded. The event unfolded on Twitter as one of friends of the heroes documented the event. First, the weather station warned of impending rainfall and flooding potential. Fast… Read more »

Game Of Thrones: The Pugs Of Westeros [VIDEO]

Pugs of Westeros

When it comes to news here on The Inquisitr, we have plenty of articles on HBO’s Game of Thrones. Now whether those articles are breaking news, such as the spoilers by George R.R. Martin, gossip and celebrity stuff, such as the queen visiting the set, or just funny cool stuff like actor and actress selfies,… Read more »

‘The Human Whisperer': Dog Helps PTSD Survivor Live Life


You often hear about service animals that help someone who is blind or otherwise incapacitated live their everyday lives in a way that resembles some sense of normalcy. This is a story about a dog who is helping a Memphis-area veteran live what many would consider a normal life after a traumatic brain injury while… Read more »