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Pets & Animals
Aww – 3 Extremely Rare Tiger Cubs Just Born at the St. Louis Zoo
It's not often you'll be this close to the birth of 3 rare tiger cubs like the ones just born at the St. Louis Zoo. There are photos and a video to show how special this extremely rare event is.
Western KY Animal Shelter Posts the Most Heartbreaking Photo
The Muhlenberg County Humane Society shared a photo that shelter volunteers are all too familiar with. Kennels packed full of precious animals desperately reaching out for their forever homes. Here's how you can help.
Kentucky Police Department Welcomes First Paw-trol Officer
If you have little kids in your life, you have probably heard of Paw Patrol. Hopkinsville Police have their version of 'Paw-trol', and it's doggone good news.
It’s Illegal to Have This Dog Breed as A Pet in Illinois
Pet ownership has gone up since the pandemic. There are a lot more animals in homes now than ever before, but in Illinois, there is one breed you CAN NOT have in your home.
A Lonely Elk is Reportedly Roaming Illinois in Search of Love
It's not easy being an elk in Illinois these days especially if you're looking for a relationship. Don't ask me how I know. There's a report that one of these large animals is currently traversing the great state of Illinois near Springfield in search of a mate. I can prove that most of this is true.
Dogs Contracting ‘Mysterious and Potentially Fatal’ Respiratory Illness in Indiana & Illinois
A mysterious respiratory illness has been found in dogs in several states including Indiana and Illinois. Find out what you can do to protect your pet.
Be Aware These Popular Thanksgiving Foods are Poisonous to Dogs
It is tempting to let Fido in on the holiday fun, but there are a few popular Thanksgiving dishes that should be kept away from dogs.
If You Hit a Deer with Your Car in Illinois Can You Keep It?
It's that time when the deer are out in full force and I am sure you've seen a few on the side of the road, but can you keep those deer? Illinois is one of 15 states that says yes. You can legally keep a deer you hit with your car in Illinois along with other animals you accidentally hit and kill...
Get Your Photo with Krampus Just in Time for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays, the Nick Nackery in Evansville will be hosting photo ops with Krampus. Kids and leashed pets are welcome too.
Hey Indiana Animal Lovers! Protect Your Pets With These Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips
Thanksgiving is synonymous with delicious food but make sure you know what foods are safe before sharing with your beloved family pet.