Animals

Barred owl returned to wild (Photo credit Framingham police)

Injured Barred Owl Returned To Wild In Framingham

Animal rescuers released an injured owl back into the wild this week after a month-long recovery.

12/02/2014

Revere police asked for tips from the public after two dogs were found at this gas station. (WBZ-TV)

Dead Puppies Found In Trash Bag Behind Revere Gas Station

Police are investigating the death of two puppies found in a trash bad behind a Revere gas station.

11/23/2014

A New Hampshire dog was hurt in a rare coyote attack Monday (WBZ-TV)

Rare Coyote Attack Injures N.H. Woman And Dog

A coyote attacked a New Hampshire woman and her dog Monday.

11/18/2014

Jetty visited the studio as a part of Pet Parade. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Cape Cod Animal Care and Adoption Center

A trio of furry friends were featured on WBZ Pet Parade at WBZ-TV’s studios this week, but they weren’t the average animals you would expect up for adoption.

11/16/2014

Cigarette (File image)

Tufts Study: Secondhand Smoke As Harmful To Pets As To People

Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory problems in both animals, according to studies done at Tufts University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State University and other schools.

07/09/2014

Norfolk County Jail inmates hold a raccoon at the New England Wildlife Center. (WBZ-TV)

Norfolk County Jail Inmates Rehabilitate With New England Wildlife Center Animals

Inmates from the Norfolk County Jail will learn about discipline, communication and hard work at the New England Wildlife Center.

05/08/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Court: Police Can Enter Homes Without Warrant To Save Animals

Police officers can enter a person’s property without a warrant to provide emergency help to an animal, the state’s highest court ruled on Friday.

04/12/2014

(Photo from NEAQ/Facebook)

Guide To The New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is teeming with life. Bring your family here on a unique adventure to learn about animals, plants and sea life in an up-close and personal way.

04/04/2014

Pet CSI

CSI Advances Being Applied To Crime Cases Involving Animals

There have been tremendous leaps with crime solving technology in recent years. That doesn’t just apply to crimes involving humans. It’s also applicable to cases with animals.

11/29/2013

(Photo from Franklin Park Zoo)

A Guide To Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo

Ready for a fun-filled day with family or friends at Boston’s own Franklin Park Zoo? Franklin Park Zoo is open year round, offering new and exciting adventures for animal and nature lovers everywhere.

10/18/2013

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