The Smithsonian's National Zoo shut down its Kid's Farm exhibit after E. coli was found in some animals.
Ultrasound tests on Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, indicate she might be pregnant, officials said Wednesday.
A rhinoceros in South Africa that was mutilated by poachers for its horn is getting a chance to recover after receiving a skin graft from an elephant, a veterinarian told AFP Saturday.
A 1-pound squirrel and 90-pound dog didn't let their size disparity stop them from dueling.
How do you know when it's time? Last month's Pet Health column provided information about the growing role of pet hospice as a gentle, at-home option for beloved pets when owners want to provide close monitoring and comfort ...
Warm weather and longer days mean many pets and their owners will be spending more time outside. Spring also brings the return of fleas that can pose as dangerous parasites to pets.
Some dogs bury bones, while some cats squirrel away socks. But that's not all our pets can hide; they often hide illness quite well.
Boris the 29-year-old polar bear is eating only soft foods for a while after having surgery to remove three broken or decayed teeth at a Washington state zoo.
Animals can teach us more about the human body than we might realize. Crack open New York Times bestseller "Zoobiquity," and you'll learn about a human cardiologist's experiences at the Los Angeles Zoo that allowed her to ...
(HealthDay)—Cancer rates in dogs are about the same as in people, but there are far fewer drug treatments specifically targeted for dogs.