Pets

Local

A dog didn’t recognize his owner who lost 50 pounds at a hospital. Then he got a whiff

When Sanford man Shane Godfrey came home after 5 weeks in the hospital, he was 50 pounds lighter and looked so different even his dog Willie didn't recognize him. Godfrey was in the hospital being treated for flu complications and almost died, according to television station WBTV. When he came home, Willie wouldn’t get near him at first, barking at the mysterious Godfrey from a distance.

National

April the giraffe gives birth at New York Zoo

After months of live streaming by the Animal Adventure Park of a pregnant giraffe named April, she finally gave birth. This is the fourth calf for the 15-year-old April, but the first for the Animal Adventure Park located in Harpursville, New York. https://www.facebook.com/AnimalAdventurePark/

Pets

RIP Ray Ray: Abandoned, abused dog dies

Ray Ray, an 8-year-old dog, was so morbidly obese he could barely walk, and veterinarians said that if he didn’t lose weight, he could lose his life. But even though he had the SPCA of Wake County helping him, Ray Ray’s weight was too much for him.

Local

Ray Ray fought obesity stemming from neglect

While most people think of direct physical abuse when they think of animal cruelty, the neglect of a pet's health can be just as cruel. Ray Ray, a 90-pound dog was so morbidly obese, he could barely walk. His obesity caused a number of health conditions.

Videos

April the giraffe gives birth at New York Zoo

After months of live streaming by the Animal Adventure Park of a pregnant giraffe named April, she finally gave birth. This is the fourth calf for the 15-year-old April, but the first for the Animal Adventure Park located in Harpursville, New York. https://www.facebook.com/AnimalAdventurePark/
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April the giraffe gives birth at New York Zoo 1:05

April the giraffe gives birth at New York Zoo

Ray Ray fought obesity stemming from neglect 1:34

Ray Ray fought obesity stemming from neglect

Westminster Dog Show features new breeds 1:17

Westminster Dog Show features new breeds

Badly burned puppy recovering with loving care 0:27

Badly burned puppy recovering with loving care