Dog Spent Days Outside Turkish Hospital Waiting for Owner

ISTANBUL — A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where her sick owner was receiving treatment. The pet, Boncuk (Bon-DJUK), which means bead, followed the ambulance that transported her owner, Cemal Senturk, to hospital i...
Photo of a mountain lion in Simi Valley

Mountain Lion Who Killed Dog Prowls California Neighborhood

SIMI VALLEY — Authorities have warned residents of a Southern California suburb to take precautions as a mountain lion prowls neighborhoods after killing a resident’s dog and injuring another pet. “Although a beautiful animal, the Simi Valley Police Departm...

Russian Scientists Present Ancient Puppy Found in Permafrost

YAKUTSK, Russia — Russian scientists on Monday showed off a prehistoric puppy, believed to be 18,000 years old, found in permafrost in the country’s Far East. “This puppy has all its limbs, pelage – fur, even whiskers. The nose is visible. There are teeth. ...
Photo of dog rescued by CHP – Placerville

Northern California Officer Rescues Dog Kicked out of Car

PLACERVILLE — The California Highway Patrol is trying to find who kicked out a dog out of vehicle and abandoned the animal on the side of Highway 50 in Placerville. The CHP's Placerville office says witnesses on Sunday reported seeing a vehicle slow down be...