In this NBC Nightly News report first broadcast on October 19, 2011, Stephanie Gosk reports on concerns about the lightly-regulated exotic pet industry. The story was a response to an incident in Ohio in which a man released several dozen exotic animals and then committed suicide.» Read More
The FDA proposed strict new safety regulations for food produced for pets and other animals by both domestic and foreign manufacturers.
Wildlife officials to list the sage grouse as endangered species, a move that would greatly effect energy development in the Western U.S.
An unexpected line item on your holiday budget: A pricey vet bill for accidental poisoning or foreign body ingestion.
Venomous snakes rescued from an Ohio home find sanctuary at a Kentucky reptile zoo, CNBC's Nikki Burden reports.
Musician Meat Loaf, actress Judi Dench and Queen guitarist Brian May have joined forces in an unusual alliance in the U.K. to protest against a pilot scheme to cull badgers.
The pet insurance sector is growing, as pet medical costs rise and more employers offer pet care insurance. Even Wal-Mart has entered the pet health insurance business.
Two veterinarians and a private jet company have partnered to offer the country's only ride-along-vet, concierge-pet service.
EAST HAMPTON, New York, May 21- Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds- the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons.
Here's a story about a personal hygiene startup with a sense of humor, which may have figured out the way to big profits is through a dog's mouth.
Some people have brought religion into the debate over America's aversion to eating horse meat. But really, it's just economic common sense.
Some apartment buildings are wooing pet owners with rooftop dog parks, "Yappy Hours" and even spas that offer "paw-dicures."
Have you had it with Super Bowl hype? Check out Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl IX." And no, the kitties in the halftime show won't be lip-syncing!
Local animal shelters have long relied on donations of old newspapers to line floors as they potty train puppies, but there aren’t enough physical newspapers around anymore to do the job.
Christmas gifts like trampolines, treehouse kits and certain breeds of puppies will please the kids, but cause homeowner's insurance agents to cringe.
As more wealthy Asians have fewer kids and shower more attention on pets, Singapore's largest newspaper will allow grieving owners to publish obituaries for their furry loved ones.
A new survey that shows that millionaires are far more dog-friendly than the rest of Americans.
Doormen, swimming pools, dry-cleaning – these are some of the perks one expects at pricey Manhattan apartments, but now you can add concierge services for dogs to the list.
If you loved “Surprised Kitty” or “Sneezing Baby Panda” on YouTube but quickly opened another Internet browser at work so it didn’t look like you were slacking, you can come out of the closet, cute animal lovers. Now, looking at cute animals is work-related!
From air, land and sea, these 12 examples show the risks smugglers will take in the hunt for large profits.