Chances are you have a lot of pet lovers in your life. According to the latest National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 67% of U.S. households have a pet, which equates to about 85 million families.

JAKARTA (Reuters) — Indonesian authorities suspect a Sumatran elephant found dead in a palm oil plantation may have been poisoned or electrocuted, marking the second time in a week a carcass of the critically endangered animal has been discovered, officials said.

Dogs and cats are treasured members of the family who demand more than just love and affection. Vet visits, shredded toys and carpet steaming are likely as much of a part of your life as your pet is. Don’t banish your best friend to the backyard or force your pet to release pent-up energy in…

By the time authorities got to Mary Matthews on Friday afternoon, the 49-year-old Ohio woman had changed her bloody clothes several times. She was lying on the bathroom floor, covered in puncture wounds and unresponsive.

One early morning in mid-October, a group of birders gathered on a wooden observation platform in Cape May Point State Park in New Jersey. Many held binoculars and had cameras slung over their shoulders. Everyone was watching the sky.