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Service Dogs Lend A Helping Paw To Veterans With PTSD [Video]

Service dogs are trained to help veterans with PTSD.

With their unconditional love and goofy acts, dogs make a difference in millions of lives every day. But for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related conditions, trained service dogs can provide life-saving help. Several organizations are making a difference by placing service dogs with veterans, including K9s for Warriors, reported USA Today on… Read more »

Fabulous Feline: Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat Choupette Releases Make-Up Line And Book

lagerfeld and choupette

Choupette, designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld‘s Birman cat, is busy taking over the beauty industry with her new Shu Uemura make-up line called “Shupette” for a holiday collection that will be released this fall. The line features eye shadow, false eyelashes, under-base mousse, cleansing oil, glitter powder, a brush set, blush compacts, nail enamel, and… Read more »

Pit bulls Left For Dead In Paterson, One Finds A New Home

Pit bull, Left For Dead In Paterson, Finds A Home

Pit bulls, you either love them or hate them, but there is no mistaking the fact that they are constantly being used for fighting or are severely mistreated. Just last month, The Inquisitr reported on two brothers who tortured and murdered their own family’s Pit bull. As part of their testimony before open court, they… Read more »

Crews Fighting Yosemite Wildfire Have Another Threat To Deal With: Bears

Yosemite Wildfire Is Causing Bears To Tussle With Firefighters

The Yosemite wildfire has been raging for quite some time. Though firefighting crews have been battling the flames, theirs is an increasingly uphill task. However, apart from the blazing inferno, the crew has to deal with an additional threat: bears. Crews struggling against an aggressive wildfire in Yosemite National Park have had to deal with… Read more »

Florida Surfer Recovering After Shark Attack

Murphy couldn't identify the species of shark, which swam away after biting him.

A Volusia County, Florida, surfer is recovering after he was attacked by a shark, in an encounter that left him with 15 staples in his leg and a healthy appreciation for the ocean’s fiercest predators. Seventeen-year-old Brendan Murphy, of Daytona Beach, was surfing near the north side of the Ponce Inlet North Jetty on August… Read more »

Ground Zero Search Dog Now Uses Special Talents To Help Special Kids

Ground Zero search dog now helps special needs children.

Meet Bretagne, a search dog with a very special gift. In the dark, depressed days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, those who rescued survivors and those who watched the horrific search at the World Trade Center often felt unspeakably devastated at the loss of so many lives. But Bretagne, who was then only 2-years-old, did… Read more »

Miracle Cat Jumps 17 Stories And Barely Has A Scratch!

Cleo the miracle cat

Readers of The Inquisitr might recall our report about Gizmo, the miracle cat that survived a nine story fall and lived to tell (or rather meow) the tale. Today we have another astonishing story to tell you — about a cat from British Columbia, Canada, which, believe it or not, survived a 17-story fall! Say… Read more »

Climate Change: Hundreds Of Bird Species At Risk

Global Warning

Climate change is threatening bird species throughout North America, according to newly released data. Studies conducted by the National Audubon Society suggest as many as 314 species are being be forced out of their current geographical range. The data was collected over a period of 30 years by the Audubon Society and the U.S. Geological… Read more »

Pit Bulls: Animal Behaviorist Dispels Myths About The Breed

Pit Bulls-Animal Behaviorist Dispels Myths About Breed's Agression

Pit bull is a slang term that encompasses a few different breeds of dogs. Often times, the term “Pit bull” is used for animals that are not even purebred. In fact, in rare cases, what has been reported as a Pit bull was not a Pit bull. The Inquisitr reported on the bizarre incident that… Read more »