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Join the Woof Walk & Wrun or Cat Nap Challenge to benefit medical needs of shelter animals

5:53 pm Apr. 23, 2015


Now there are two ways animal lovers can participate with the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter in raising money for the medical needs of shelter animals.  If you are a dog lover, grab a four-legged running buddy on Sunday, April 26, and head to the 6th Annual Woof Walk & Wrun 5k at Williamson County’s Berry Springs Park, 1801 C.R. 152, in Georgetown. If

5 close animal encounters that will make you jump

5:07 pm Apr. 17, 2015

We love animals, but in the following cases, these furry creatures and critters were just a little too close for comfort.

At the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium habitat in Nebraska, visitors got more than they bargained for when

Giraffe cam at Dallas Zoo shows birth of new calf

12:39 pm Apr. 13, 2015

From the Associated Press:

DALLAS – The newest giraffe at the Dallas Zoo has millions of fans just days after her birth thanks to a camera streaming live video of the calf playing and nuzzling with her mother.

The calf was born Friday afternoon — weighing 139 pounds and standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall. The zoo allowed cable television channel “Animal Planet” to install the video, which has been operating since

7 best April Fools’ Day pranks about pets

12:21 pm Apr. 1, 2015

Has April Fools’ Day gone to the dogs? Well, maybe.

Check out some of the best animal April Fools’ Day pranks we could find this year. And if you are just looking to have some fun with your pet