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Jeremy Triantafilo holds his pet Tara who saved him from a dog bite. (Courtesy Today).

Meet the Hero Cat Who Saved a Boy From a Dog Attack

Her name is Tara and she’ll go down in history as a hero. She’s the pet cat who saved a boy from a dog attack. The astonishing security camera video of Tara chasing off a dog has gone viral and rightfully so. In the...

May 15, 2014

Nature: Why Some Animals Choose A Mate Over Others

Several years ago I stumbled upon the book Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others. Based on intense scientific research, surveys and interviews with couples, it claimed to answer the age old question: why men like say...

April 30, 2014
Courtesy WGBH

Inside Animal Minds: Who's the Smartest?

Who’s smarter: a dog or a dolphin? An elephant or an ape? Tonight on Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?, scientists get to the bottom of the question. The show is the last of the Inside Animal Minds series on...

April 23, 2014
Mutt Muffin has fully recovered from being left on the highway for dead.(Image from Gofundme.com and 11alive.com)

Snowjammed, Injured Dog Gets Happy Ending

A happy ending for Mutt Muffin, the injured snowjammed dog. The little pooch left for dead on a highway has made a full recovery. His rescue and recovery are a remarkable story of the power of the kindness of strangers...

April 17, 2014

NOVA’s Dogs & Super Senses Finds Out How Dogs View the World

While a recent study put to rest the notion that dogs feel and express shame for their bad behavior, the NOVA special "Dogs...

April 16, 2014
Credit: Courtesy of Kevin Bachar  Producer: ©2014 THIRTEEN Productions LLC

Inside Animal Minds and My Bionic Pet

On “Inside Animal Minds”, NOVA’s new animal mini-series, we get a glimpse of how birds think. While “My Bionic Pet” shows pets overcoming injuries and disabilities through the use of prosthetics. What is remarkable...

April 9, 2014
Image from lifelineanimal.org

Lifeline Animal Project Celebrates Year of Improving FCAS with Event

It’s been a year since the Lifeline Animal Project took over Fulton County Animal Services. They are marking the anniversary of their successful take over by hosting an open house this weekend at FCAS that will include...

March 20, 2014

World Spay Day in Georgia

Today is World Spay Day. It’s part of Spay/Neuter Awareness month which happens to be in February. Here is your chance to bring attention to the issue of spaying and neutering animals by participating in or talking...

February 25, 2014
Poppy from Georgia's Shih Tzu & FurBabies Rescue is part of the starting line-up. (Image courtesy animalplanet.com.)

Forget Super Bowl XLVII! It’s Puppy Bowl X and Kitten Bowl I Time

Forget Super Bowl XLVIII! There are two other more important competitive sports matches airing on February 2, namely the Puppy Bowl X on the Animal Planet at 3 p.m. and the Kitten Bowl I on the Hallmark Channel at 12 p...

January 31, 2014
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Caring for Snow Dogs and Cats

Weather forecasters predict that Georgia will be hit with a rare snowfall today. It may be fun to see your dogs (or cats) frolicking around in the white stuff. But like humans, your pets should be protected against the...

January 28, 2014

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