Nobody likes going under the knife, even when they know they'll be anesthetized.
For the first time in 30 years, authorities in the Florida Keys say there has been a resurgence of the New World screwworm, a parasite the size of a housefly that can eat small animals alive, the Associated Press reported.
Move over, "me-ternity" leave. Now, some pet owners are getting their own version of paid family leave.
Hospitals have been known to bring in animals for pet therapy and to raise morale among patients. But what about for staff?
Francis Battista, co-founder of the Best Friends Animal Society, stopped by "Fox and Friends Weekend" outside Fox News headquarters in New York City this morning to raise awareness for the 2014 "Strut Your Mutt" event. The annual dog walk, fun run and festival raises funds to help save the lives of homeless dogs and cats in New York City and around the country.
If you're an animal lover, specifically dogs, then this story from Happening Now is right up your alley. Jonathan Serrie reported from Atlanta on efforts there to find homes for pets, and keep them out of animal shelters where they would face the prospect of being euthanized.