Alligators At The Beach? Scientists Say Get Used To Predators Invading Odd PlacesAlligators on a beach? Killer whales in a river? Mountain lions in the open plains? It may sound like a mismatch, but a new study is warning that humans should get used to seeing more large predators in unexpected places.
Livestock Sitter Watches South Shore Goats, Chickens While Owners Are AwayKeeping chickens and other animals in backyards is a growing pastime--but what do you do with the critters when you want to go away?
California Couple Pleads Guilty To Hoarding 170 YorkiesA San Diego County couple has pleaded guilty to hoarding more than 170 Yorkshire terriers and Yorkie mixes in filthy conditions.
Sutton Police Take Runaway Pigs Into CustodyPigs were on the loose in Sutton until police officers helped take them into custody.
Beverly-Based Canine Attorney Lets Legal Skills Go To The DogsA Beverly-based attorney represents dog owners whose rights to own their pet are being challenged.
Photos Show Deer, Coyote In 'Standoff' At Gloucester's Mill RiverA Gloucester photographer captured a deer standing in the river will a coyote look on and licked its chops.
46 Goats Surrendered From Montague Home Up For AdoptionA Montague man has turned in 46 goats living at his home to the MSPCA in what is considered one of the largest single goat surrenders in the organization's history.
Watertown Boy Asks For Donations To Sea Turtles Instead Of Birthday GiftsA 6-year-old's love of sea turtles prompted him to skip his birthday gifts and ask instead for money he could donate to sea turtle rescue efforts.
Dog Rescued After Falling Into Icy New Hampshire RiverFirefighters in Hampton, N.H., rescued a dog that had falling through the ice and was unable to get back to shore.
New Hampshire Animal Advocates Protest Bobcat Hunting ProposalAnimal advocates in New Hampshire will hold a rally in Portsmouth to protest proposed rule changes that would allow bobcat hunting and trapping for the first time in more than two decades.
Dog Rescued From Billerica Pond After Falling Through IceFirefighters pulled a dog from frigid water after it fell through the ice of a Billerica pond.
Cat Rescued From Under Car Hood In Ashland After 5-Mile RideThe cat was just inches from the car's engine and firefighters needed to disconnect wiring to safely make the rescue.