While FLUFF Animal Rescue in Seminole is seeing two to three animals a day being surrendered compared to their normal one to two pets per week, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay says adoptions are up.
A Sarasota police officer used a metal pole to break a car window in order to rescue a panting, drooling dog left inside the hot vehicle. The temperature inside the sedan registered 115 degrees.
A three-and-a-half-year-old female bald eagle who was found injured was released back into the wild at the Polk County Sheriff’s office on Friday.
A bicyclist in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina captured video of a law-abiding alligator using the crosswalk to cross the street.
This family of raccoons managed to get into a Bradenton dumpster to dig around in the trash, but got stuck inside and couldn't get back out until a kind delivery driver came to their rescue.
Move over, Tom Brady, there’s another GOAT in town. And this guy is the real thing. As in, an actual goat.
Seven-year-old Paxton Williams and his puppy, Marvel, share a special bond.
Video from the Chicago Fire Department shows a cat jumping out of a burning building, landing on the grass and walking away apparently unscathed in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.
The Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter shared video showing two people abandoning a dog with a chain embedded in her neck outside of the shelter. (Warning, graphic photos in this story may be distressing.)
The angler fish usually lives 3,000 feet under the ocean, and it's rare for humans to see one fully intact. But this deep sea fish with teeth "like pointed shards of glass" recently washed ashore at a California state park.
Biologists say Orinoco crocodiles are one of the world's most critically endangered, with only about 1,500 left in the wild. They can grow up to 20 feet in length.
HEARTLESS: As the pandemic dies down, people are going back to the office and traveling again, which apparently means that many feel like they can no longer care for their recently adopted pets.
A stolen dog has been reunited with his owner after a news crew, covering the story, spotted the missing pet and the suspected burglar.
The Obamas announced the death of the family dog Bo after his battle with cancer, calling him “a true friend and loyal companion.”
The woman who bought the eggs says she's going to keep the duck as a pet.
ZooTampa welcomed a baby Eastern bongo female at 2:30 a.m. on May 1.
Clearwater police are looking for the person who left their dog on the side of the road.
Former circus elephants have been brought to their new home at a Florida wildlife sanctuary to enjoy retirement. Asian elephants are endangered in the wild.
Marine worms’ ‘fascinating phenomenon’ make annual appearance in South Carolina waters
Dozens of staff members lined the hospital’s hallways and clapped and cheered for Tassy as she walked by on her last day.