Use the map above to locate a pet-friendly college near you. Heading off to college for the first time and leaving the comforts of home can be a difficult transition. And for students leaving an animal companion behind, the move can feel even more difficult.
An hour sipping coffee, reading a book or doing work while a feline roams nearby sounds like home. It also sounds like dozens of operating cat caf?s across the United States aiming to combine two needs: furry companionship for renters squeezed into closet-sized apartments with no-pet policies and abandoned cats looking for a forever home.
Kaylee Greer has found a way to do what she loves - and be successful. The 33-year-old North Reading, Massachusetts, native is an internationally acclaimed canine photographer, traveling the world photographing dogs for private and commercial clients.
If you've ever wanted to know more about your furry family member and where they came from, a dog DNA testing kit could help. When Amanda Olafsoon of Massachusetts adopted her dog Luna, she knew that the pooch was a mix of Australian Cattle Dog and a small terrier, but felt that her "unique" looking dog could have other breeds in her bloodline.
Tuco the Japanese Mastiff mix may be a supermodel on the rise, but his life hasn't always been glitz and glamour. Tuco's wags-to-riches story began in Texas at Arlington's Animal Services Center after he was found nearby, wandering the streets neglected and underweight.
Police body camera video captured the daring rescue of 60 cats and dogs from a Northern California animal shelter threatened by a wildfire. Video footage released by the Vacaville Police Department shows officers helping staffers at the Solano County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals racing to get the animals out of the building on Saturday as flames from the Nelson Fire closed in on the facility.
From "foster failure" to adoption success story, one family in Maine can't imagine its home without its furry friend. Last summer, Janice Ribeiro and her son, Sam, started feeling like they were ready to have a dog again. Their previous pet had passed away, and they wanted to ease back in to pet ownership. They decided to be a foster family for a dog at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.
A Massachusetts family has been reunited with their cat seven years after the furry feline went missing. "It was disbelief...even a couple of days later it was still disbelief that this cat was found and back home," said Dennis resident Rebecca Collins West.
When Kris Gamayo first adopted her pit bull, Moki, she knew easing her into life with her other animals - two guinea pigs - would be a process. At first, she'd keep Frida and Pandora, the guinea pigs, separated from Moki, before she eventually eased into letting the pittie sniff and lick them while they lie on her lap.
If you're considering a new pet for your family, the New Hampshire SPCA is asking that you think outside the box. The shelter has several potbelly pigs that need new homes and more pigs are being surrendered every week.