Tying a bunch of balloons to a house makes a really sweet, heartwarming cartoon movie. Tying a bunch of balloons to a turtle, on the other hand, just makes you a giant jerk. But that didn't stop some horrible person in California from duct-taping a massive bunch of helium-filled balloons to a box turtle and releasing it into the air. Fortunately, the turtle was rescued and an investigation is unde
A seven-year-old Arabian show horse made a break for freedom on Tuesday evening by plunging directly into the waters of the Pacific and going for a swim. Unfortunately, the stallion didn't get very far and had to be rescued by the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol. Don't worry -- you'll make it next time, brave steed.
Somehow this elephant got hopelessly stuck upside-down in a ditch with no hope of getting out. That is until rescue workers came along. At first they tried to dig him out, but he proved too big, and they eventually had to use heavy machinery. But the majestic beast emerged in good health.
Rory O'Connor was fishing off the coast of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico on Jan. 7th when he suddenly noticed a dog paddling toward him. As you can see in this video, O'Connor helped the injured pup into his kayak before bringing him to a local veterinarian.
When nobody came forward to adopt Daniel, the five-year old beagle was brought to the gas chamber in an overcrowded Florence, AL animal shelter, set to be euthanized along with three other dogs.
But while the carbon monoxide quickly felled Daniel's three doomed mates, employees at the shelter were shocked to find Daniel still alive -- and wagging his tail -- after being exposed to the poison for 1
It looks like long-lost Jack the Cat, who escaped from his carrier in the American Airlines baggage area more than two months ago, has at least one of his nine live left. The cat was finally found at JFK airport on Tuesday after falling through the ceiling tiles in a Custom and Border Patrol room.
A woman and her family were stopped at a railroad crossing in South Carolina on Oct. 23 when they saw something unbelievable: a terrified black Labrador puppy stranded on top of a train traveling at 50 mph.
What's better than a firefighter? Two animal-loving firefighter with huge hearts.
On Tuesday in Wausau, Wisconsin, firefighters Jamie Giese and Jared Thompson were responding to a residential blaze when they found the homeowner's seven-year-old yellow Labrador, Coda, trapped inside. Once they got him out, they performed mouth-to-nose respiration and gave him oxygen -- despite having no formal trai