Bird Brains in a New Light

Bird Brains in a New Light BirdNote® Bird Brains in a New Light Written by Bob Sundstrom This is BirdNote. [Blue Jay calls, ML 13448, 1:01-1:05] It’s time to retire the insult “bird brain”. Many birds — especially jays, crows, and parrots — are remarkably clever, capable of problem-solving and even using simple tools. And […]

Airport Employees Care For Stranded Mystery Dog Until Owner Found

Airport Employees Care For Stranded Mystery Dog Until Owner Found The Lost-and-Found office at Miami International Airport processes thousands of misplaced items left behind by harried travelers. But one particular misplaced “package” recently left the staff stumped—at least temporarily. A Shiba Inu dog named Penelope, or Penny for short, was discovered near a TSA checkpoint, […]

Fans Are Furious When Katie Price Gets New Dog After 4 Tragic Pet Deaths

Fans Are Furious When Katie Price Gets New Dog After 4 Tragic Pet Deaths Four animals have died under the care of media personality Katie Price, but is it a horrible coincidence or a pattern? All the incidents were described as sudden tragedies, but after recent events, fans grew skeptical. Not only did three of […]

Patrick Stewart Earns Pit Bull Advocate Award For Saving Rescue Dogs

Patrick Stewart Earns Pit Bull Advocate Award For Saving Rescue Dogs Famous actor Sir Patrick Stewart is known for so much more than his Star Trek character. He’s also a huge animal rescue advocate! Over the years, he has fostered many Pit Bull breeds. He’s also very passionate about ending dogfighting and breed discrimination. So, […]

Tom Hanks Stars In Movie About A Man And His Dog Surviving The Apocalypse

Tom Hanks Stars In Movie About A Man And His Dog Surviving The Apocalypse It’s pretty much impossible not to love actor Tom Hanks. Here’s just one more reason to adore him: his affinity for dogs. The Toy Story and Forrest Gump star plays the titular role in a new Apple TV+ movie called Finch. Hanks’ character spends […]

Study Suggests That Pet Care Is Just As Expensive As Raising Kids

Study Suggests That Pet Care Is Just As Expensive As Raising Kids It’s no surprise that having pets is expensive. They provide people with so much love and joy, but having an extra mouth to feed isn’t always easy. While pets are usually thought to be the cheaper, less time-consuming family members than children, many […]

Outraged Family Picks Fight After Bride Bans Service Dog From Wedding

Outraged Family Picks Fight After Bride Bans Service Dog From Wedding It’s easy to develop a strong opinion on any situation. However, it’s hard to give accurate advice without knowing all the facts. Lots of controversies erupted after a bride banned kids and animals from her wedding, including service dogs. At first glance, this might […]

Frenchie Ripped From Owner’s Arms At Gunpoint Leads To Puppy Trafficking Bust

Frenchie Ripped From Owner’s Arms At Gunpoint Leads To Puppy Trafficking Bust The parent of a French Bulldog in Orange County, Florida experienced his worst nightmare in March of 2021. His precious pup Bugsy was aggressively taken from him by gun-wielding thieves. In reporting the hostile abduction of Bugsy, this family had no idea they […]

Fire Department Uses Jaws Of Life To Free Puppy With Head Stuck In Fence

Fire Department Uses Jaws Of Life To Free Puppy With Head Stuck In Fence For many public servants, dogs are also considered members of the community. That’s why they don’t hesitate to use their time and skills to help a dog in need when a situation arises. Fire fighters from Kern County, California indicated themselves […]

9-Year-Old Raises Money For Local Shelter Through Her Dog Treat BARKery

9-Year-Old Raises Money For Local Shelter Through Her Dog Treat BARKery Animal shelters across the country rely on donations and fundraisers to support the animals in their care. The Virginia Beach SPCA is one of many shelters always in need of donations, making this young girl’s efforts so admirable! An animal lover named Caroline has […]