Animal News Timeline

Purina Beneful: 3,000 Dogs Reportedly Sickened By Toxins

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Purina Beneful is blamed for causing illness in more than 3,000 dogs. A recent lawsuit, filed in the California federal court, suggests the popular dog food contains toxic ingredients. Although Purina denies the claims, thousands of pet owners believe their dogs became ill after eating Beneful dry “kibble” dog food. As stated in the lawsuit,… Read more »

Rami The Odd Pit Bull Dachshund Mix Gains ‘Ambassador’ Status

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Pit bulls rarely attract much attention, besides maybe some apprehension, due to various misconceptions. However, when a pit bull mated with a Dachshund, heads began turning and the newly created creature went viral. The Pit bull-Dachshund mix named Rami, hailing from the deep south of South Georgia, has become something of an internet celebrity. He… Read more »

The Famous Beluga Whale Nanuq Dies At SeaWorld Orlando While On Loan

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The famous beluga whale, Nanuq, has died at SeaWorld Orlando. Nanuq was part of the Wild Arctic attraction and the “Beluga Interaction Program.” The beluga whale died on Friday while being treated for a fractured jaw sustained from an “interaction between two animals.” SeaWorld Orlando made the announcement on Friday afternoon via the company’s official… Read more »

Pit Bull Puppy Set On Fire, Denied Care By Owner

Scott Cusson and Edward Turner Jr. were arrested for setting a 9-month-old pit bull puppy on fire and then denying her care.

A 9-month-old pit bull was set on fire in Albany on February 9. The responsible party, Scott Cusson, 19, and the owner of the dog, Edward Turner Jr., 19, were both arrested on Thursday. On the day of the horrifying incident, Cusson threw flammable liquid onto the pit bull puppy, Roxy. He then used a… Read more »