Now hiring: Hedgehog Officer

Jul 6, 2016
Suffolk Wildlife Trust in the U.K. is looking for the new face of hedgehog conservation

Helping pets have a good end-of-life with hospice care

May 30, 2016
The growing field of pet hospice care helps elderly pets and their owners.
Suki, a 15-year old Cairn terrier, enjoys a little sunshine and a patch of green. Her owners are choosing pet hospice and palliative care as her health declines.
Todd Bookman/WHYY

Should sheepherders get a pay raise?

Oct 1, 2015
They are mostly immigrant guest workers who don't make minimum wage.
Most sheepherders in the U.S. are immigrant guest workers who are not subject to the federal minimum wage. The department of labor is looking into a pay raise.
Joe Mahoney/Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

Mail, on a wing and a prayer.

Sep 30, 2015
What, no owls?

My First Job: Animal Chef

Jun 23, 2015
Peanut butter pine cones or dead mice, anyone?

Health care costs? Let's talk

Jun 17, 2015
Vets offer a price range for treatments. Can we ask our doctors for the same?

Pricing a child's plea for equine ownership

Nov 19, 2014
While it is expensive to buy and care for a horse, parents say the experience is worth it.

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Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

Jul 14, 2014
Customs officials seized a live shipment of the animals which can carry disease.

Hollywood turns to... taxidermy?

Jul 4, 2014
Movie and TV studios save money by renting dead animals.

An ancient animal's blood is a modern medical miracle

Jun 17, 2014
The horseshoe crab's blue-colored blood is critical to modern medicine.
Mandy Cheng/AFP via Getty Images