The Water Bowl: Shepherd Dog Becomes Mom to Three Tiger Cubs
12/03/2012 AT 11:50 AM EST
Here are three reasons to squee: A trio of tiger cubs at a Russian zoo have found a mother in the paws of a dog. After their own birth mother abandoned them, zoo staff enlisted the help of a white Swiss shepherd to nurse the cubs, who were born Nov. 14. –Yahoo!
They wanted to play, too! Three deer made their way onto a western Pennsylvania racetrack, where spectators had gathered to watch horses, and managed to command the audience's attention. "Bambi has the lead. Here comes Rudolph from the outside," said the announcer over the PA system, playing along. –AP
Do millionaires prefer dogs? According to a new study conducted by Spectrem Group, 58 percent of millionaire pet owners own a dog. "It's an unbiased love, and money doesn't enter into the equation," speculates a trust and estates attorney. "That's important." –USA Today
Up to half of intentional shootings by police involve dogs, according to the National Canine Research Council. Most times, the animals are killed because of a misunderstanding, report animal-rights and behavior experts. –Seattle Times