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January 9, 2019 9:53 PM Bovine tuberculosis strain tested in B.C. cow is distinct, not seen in Canada

The agency has traced the movements of animals that entered or left the infected herd in the past five years and movement controls have been placed on about 18,000 animals in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan. As the investigation continues, movement controls on the herds will fluctuate, Komal said. Canada is considered officially free of bovine TB although 24

December 27, 2018 12:28 AM Hundreds show up at Winnipeg dog shelter to keep canines company on Christmas

Gordon says some of the visitors said they plan to return to adopt a dog when the facility opens for regular hours on Thursday. “When we created the Facebook event we thought ... ‘Who’s going to want to come in on a holiday to play with our dogs?’ So we were blown away,” Gordon said. Many visitors brought donations for the animals based on a wish list, while 26

December 4, 2018 9:18 PM UBC study says cows can be pessimistic — and it affects their ability to cope with stress

VANCOUVER—Dairy cows can be optimistic or pessimistic from a young age and their inherent outlook can predict their ability to cope with stress, new research from the University of British Columbia says. Benjamin Lecorps, a PhD student in the animal welfare program, said the study has implications for animal welfare and suggests some commonalities between 28

November 29, 2018 9:07 PM The week that was: A girl named Abcde gets mocked, and a ping-pong miracle shot is for naught

MOCKED: A Texas girl by a Southwest Airlines employee. Traci Redford told a TV station (an ABC affiliate ...) her 5-year-old was made fun of for her name, and a gate agent even posted a picture of the daughter’s boarding pass on social media. The name is Abcde, pronounced “ab-si-dee.” Southwest apologized. PRAISED: An egg hoarder. As a child, his lawyer 36

November 26, 2018 10:58 PM Walking Dead viewers have a new please for the show’s writers: Don’t kill Dog!

“If Daryl dies we riot,” goes the slogan adorning many a Walking Dead fan’s mug or T-shirt, referring to a long-standing character on the AMC show. A fan of the zombie drama, now in its ninth season, has started a Care2 petition urging the show’s writers not to kill off Daryl’s canine companion, who is named — wait for it — Dog. “Please sign my petition 37

November 14, 2018 2:25 PM Lion cub rescued from Lamborghini on Paris avenue

The agency, 30 Million Friends, is suing the driver of the rented sports car, who was taken into custody after police found the cub in the car on Monday. Paris police confirmed the find and the arrest. The cub is the third recovered by 30 Million Friends in a month and the sixth feline in under a year. It is calling for beefed-up measures against the trafficking 36

November 13, 2018 7:10 PM Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

A Cyrus representative tells The Associated Press that the couple’s “community and state are very special to them and they want to give back to the place that has created so many beautiful memories for themselves and others.” Cyrus and Hemsworth’s home was in Malibu. The statement says they “are very grateful to be safe along with their animals 34

November 11, 2018 11:21 PM Study: Carnivores’ return helps Yellowstone park streams

The idea that bringing back wolves and cougars would have cascading effects across Yellowstone’s ecosystem has long been of interest to researchers. Prior studies concentrated on the impacts to other animals and plants. Ripple and Beschta took that a step further to see what happens to the landscape itself. “This is the first time that we studied how the reintroduction 46

November 5, 2018 5:59 PM ‘This is what extinction looks like’: Mountain caribou in lower 48 states being sent to Canada

SPOKANE, WASH.— The six mountain caribou remaining in the lower 48 states will be relocated farther north into Canada, a move that ends decades of efforts to reintroduce the large animals into Idaho and Washington state. The Spokesman Review says biologists hope to breed the few survivors of the South Selkirk herd in captivity north of Revelstoke, British 39

November 4, 2018 3:02 PM In ‘SNL’s’ cold open, Fox News hosts offer some thoughts on the migrant caravan

After two weeks off the air, “Saturday Night Live” wasted no time diving back into politics. The show’s cold open focused on many of the claims being made about the caravan of Central Americans — what The Washington Post’s Michael E. Miller called “a sea of weary men, women and children, borne forward in waves by nothing more than their blistered, bleeding 49