Animals and Wildlife


  • Hammerhead shark stalks kayakers Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 4:22 PM ET
    Great hammerhead shark

    A 13-foot hammerhead shark got up-close and personal with a pair of kayakers off the coast of Palm Beach, Fla., last week.

  • Would you give pot to your pet?  Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at a company who is developing marijuana products for animals.

  • Fat bear on the loose  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:59 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan show video of a black bear on the loose in a neighborhood in British Columbia, Canada.

  • What's the truth behind Japan's dolphin cull?  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Ric O'Barry, Campaign Director of The Dolphin Project, says Japan is lying about the annual dolphin hunting season being a traditional custom.

  • Buzzkill! Drought saps California honey production Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Honeybees at work on their hive.

    California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

  • Shark Week filmmaker: My scariest moment Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Shark Week filmmaker Andy Casagrande talks about why he loves sharks and what his favorite — and scariest — moments were from this year's Shark Week.

  • Sniffing out bed bugs  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Roscoe the "bed bug dog," and Jennifer Erdogan, of Bell Environmental Services, visit "Power Lunch."

  • Hi-rises woo pet lovers with dog spas, rooftop walks Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Benjamin Hodson and Bastion

    Luxury living among the high-rise set is going to the dogs as builders are finding a huge demand for innovative spaces for animal lovers.

  • Pet pampering fit for dogs a la BarkBox Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 6:01 PM ET
    Compass, an American Cocker Spaniel from Brooklyn, sniffs over a BarkBox.

    Tech start-up BarkBox is taking on pet e-commerce. Dog owners can now spoil their pooches with monthly care packages filled with treats and toys.

  • BarkBox's recession proof biz  Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    BarkBox supplies toys and treats for your dog. Co-founder & CEO Matt Meeker, discusses what pet owners get for their $20 a month subscription and how much room there is to grow in the pet space.

  • Welcome to the pork-cooking center of the universe Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    Hog farmers cooked and shared their best pork dishes right outside a barn housing live pigs at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Searching for wildebeest? There's an app for that Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Wildebeest crossing the Mara River, which flows through Tanzania and Kenya.

    Armchair safari travelers have a new weapon at their fingertips—a real-time app tracking the migration of the wildebeest.

  • PetSmart CEO on getting tech savvy  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    We're very much investing online and using technology to deepen the connection with our customers, says David Lenhardt, PetSmart CEO, discussing how his company is using technology to capitalize on the big growth in the pet products segment.

  • Few regulations for $20B exotic pet industry  Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    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.

  • Westminster dog show opens to—gasp!—mutts Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:04 PM ET
    In this December, 2012 photo, Roo! weaves through obstacles during agility competition in Orlando, Fla.

    No longer the exclusive stomping ground of purebreds, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show has opened its doors to mixed breeds.

  • Snake on a windshield!  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury shows a must see video of two men trying to get a poisonous snake off their windshield and the freak out that ensued.

  • Nearly 600 pets die from treats out of China  Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    The government is stepping in after nearly 600 deaths are believed to be linked to pet treats out of China. Wendy Diamond, Animal Fair Magazine, weighs in.

  • FDA proposes tough new safety rules for pet food Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    The FDA proposed strict new safety regulations for food produced for pets and other animals by both domestic and foreign manufacturers.

  • How the sage grouse could tank Western mining Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Greater sage grouse

    Wildlife officials to list the sage grouse as endangered species, a move that would greatly effect energy development in the Western U.S.

  • Does your holiday budget factor in a big vet bill? Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    An unexpected line item on your holiday budget: A pricey vet bill for accidental poisoning or foreign body ingestion.