Roscoe, a 13-year old terrier dog, was just being taken for a walk by his owner in a San Francisco neighborhood when he was suddenly attacked by a pack of four coyotes on the night of December 7, 2021.
A rookie sled dog team out on a training run of the Iditarod Trail was attacked by a moose on February 3, 2022. Bridget Watkins, who was the musher or the driver of the dogsled, said that the moose charged and then stomped on her dog team for almost an hour, seriously injuring four, before a friend killed it with a high-powered rifle.
Dog weddings are virtually unheard of, which is why two dogs, Sassy and Spero, made it to the news when they tied the knot in a grand wedding. The two rescue dogs, who are heartworm survivors, decided to get married in a bid to raise funds that would help other shelter dogs get treatment for heartworm, which can be very expensive.
A 6-year-old Great Dane named Atlas is set to be officially named the world’s tallest living dog by the Guinness Book Of World Records once the review process is complete.
The best-selling Seresto Flea and Tick Collars are under investigation by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the US Congressional House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy on possible harmful reactions on pets and their owners after a class-action lawsuit and several formal complaints were filed.
Resigned Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York moved out of his office on August 23, 2021, after scandalous accusations of sexual harassment were leveled against him. Moving vans were reportedly shipping out his belongings out of the Executive’s Mansion in Albany the week before, but apparently, one important thing is being left out – his dog, Captain.
Lawmakers from both parties had written a letter to Dr. Anthony Fauci about alleged funding by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of experimental drugs being tested on Beagle puppies.
A new German Shepherd puppy was introduced by President Joe Biden on December 20, 2021, on his social media account with a tag, “Meet the newest Biden.”
When vets first saw Vision, a 1 year old stray dog, they didn’t think the dog had a fighting chance. When animal control officers found vision, the young dog had lost part of his hind leg to an animal trap, and he looked severely emaciated. The first vet who saw Vision believed the only available option was to euthanize the dog.