'Broken' dog can't stop smiling when he realizes he's finally safe

Those animals that endure cruelty can often give up on life, thinking there is no hope for happiness. Sanford was ...

Woman inexplicably jumps zoo fence to get up close with African lion

Zoos can be a great place to see animals. Their displays rely on a careful balance between letting visitors see ...

Turtle dies with plastic in stomach

A nature center discovered the baby turtle had 104 pieces of plastic in its intestinal tract.

Deaf hiker falls 700 feet down mountain – when rescuers find her, she isn’t alone

Amelia Milling likes adventure. While most people her age might prefer beach holidays or playing with their smartphones, she has ...

Pregnant dog adopted just in time from kill shelter, gives birth on ride home

It’s always an exciting day when a shelter dog finally gets adopted. And sometimes, these dogs find their forever homes ...

Lost dog wanders into police station to 'turn herself in,' reunites with owners

It’s always heartbreaking when a pet goes missing, but it’s important not to lose hope. Sometimes pets return to us ...