20 Oct 2016

Endangered Black Rhino Born in Iowa Zoo

An endangered eastern black rhino was born at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa. The little girl, who is still nameless, weighs 80 pounds and is thought to be one of roughly 1,000 eastern black rhinos in existence. Oh and she’s ahhhdorable…. In other news, baby rhinos are adorable The little…

14 Oct 2016

Dingo Dog Brewing Co Donates All Proceeds to Animal Shelters

Dogs and beer… two things that prove there is good in the world. Now there’s a way to combine them and actually DO good for the world. Dingo Dog Brewing Company is a new non-profit brewery where all proceeds go to no-kill animal shelters and animal welfare groups. The brewery opened last month in Carrboro, North…

19 Sep 2016

California Governor Signs Ban on Orca Breeding and Entertainment

SeaWorld sucks – so I find immense joy in witnessing other people (and government) finally coming to same conclusion. But even more so, I’m thrilled that orcas are finally starting to get some damn respect. California governor Jerry Brown signed a law banning theme parks and other organizations in California from breeding orcas and using them in…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.

02 Aug 2016

Hero Pup Smashes Window to Save Its Unconscious Human

In the latest “dogs are amazing” news, police in Northvale, NJ are crediting a dog with helping to save the life of its human, who suffered a medical emergency and laid unconscious inside his home for several days. Two women who were walking nearby their home called police after hearing glass break and a dog…

27 Jul 2016

USDA Closes Loopholes for Slaughtering “Downed” Calves and Cows

Farmed animals are treated like shit. This, most people assume. But oftentimes it’s the “advancements” and “victories” for these animals that highlight how screwed up it all is. But last week another advancement in the legal status of farmed animals was celebrated. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of…

15 Jul 2016

Man Takes Dog on Epic Cross-Country Farewell Trip

Robert Kugler adopted Bella when she was a puppy, and they’ve been best buds for nine years. Just a little while ago they got some bad news: Bella had cancer, needs to get her front leg amputated… and only has 3-6 months to live. Heartbroken, Robert knew just what to do – take his best friend…