A woman is being investigated after she posted a photo to Facebook showing her dog with her muzzle taped shut.
A linebacker for the Oakland Raiders is being investigated for taunting a police dog at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, police say.
Jacqueline Eide, 33, was arrested after police said she broke into a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, Halloween night and was bitten by a tiger when she tried to pet it.
James Allen Darland is accused of offering to trade sex with his dog, Playmate, in exchange for sex with several farm animals, including horses and goats.
Anthony Esteves is charged with cruelty to animals after he brought his severely malnourished dog, Brewster, to a shelter and lied about owning it, police say.
The beloved mascot for the University of Texas, Bevo XIV, has died. He was recently retired for illness, and the gentle longhorn passed away in his sleep.
A girl on Snapchat thought she was saving a gopher tortoise, a threatened species, when she found it on the road and tossed it into water. Tortoises can’t swim.
PETA claims a monkey should be able to own the copyright for a selfie it took. But how far could this lawsuit go? Could your pets own their photos?
An NHL player is facing criminal charges after killing, beheading and posing with a beloved grizzly bear, named Cheeky, in Canada.
A sun bear wandered inside the fence of a tiger sanctuary and was immediately attacked by at least 4 tigers before keepers came to help the troubled ursine.
Maria Furtado is accused of stealing a puppy that had killed ducklings, driving out into the Nevada desert and shooting the dog to death in front of her kids.
Walter Palmer, the infamous hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, had his vacation home in Marco Island, Florida painted with the graffiti “Lion Killer.”
Michelle Wankoff, a 19-year-old New Jersey woman, faces animal cruelty charges after beating her dog, Chuck, to death with a shovel and hammer, police say.