Residents Rescue Blind Dog Out Of Lake, Penguin Chicks Hand-Reared in Zoo

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Boston, a senior blind dog, was rescued from a Miami lake by Good Samaritans.

Boston, a senior blind puppy, was rescued from a Miami lake by Good Samaritans.

Struggling Dog Pulled Aboard Boat

Neighbors at Miami Gardens, Florida, jumped to action when they seen a senior Cocker Spaniel who had been blind fighting at a lake. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called, but in the meantime, residents took to the water at a ship to assist. A Good Samaritan pulled Boston aboard and brought him into firefighters who had been waiting on the opposite side of this lake. Boston was later reunited with Barbara Terry, who has been dog sitting while her brother is out of town. Terry watched Boston on Local 10 News and contacted police. She was relieved that he was OK — but whined she believes she has lost her job. — Watch it in Miami’s Local 10

Dog Food Possibly Contaminated With Euthanasia Drug Recalled

The Texas-based firm Party Animal is remembering 13-oz cans of Cocolicious Steak & Turkey pet food (Bulk #0136E15204 04, greatest by July 2019) and 13-oz cans of Cocolicious Chicken & Steak dog food (Volume #0134E15 237 13, greatest by August 2019). The business stated two cans of this meals had tested positive for pentobarbital, a medication used for euthanasia. The meals was manufactured and dispersed 2015. “The security of pets is and always is our primary priority. We sincerely regret the reports of the distress experienced from the pet that consumed this food,” the firm explained in a statement. They urged clients to throw out the food or return for a refund. — Read it in CBS News

Research: Humpback Calves”Whisper” to Mother

Researchers have discovered that newborn humpback whales learn how to utilize muted squeaks to communicate with their mothers, possibly to prevent bringing killer whales. Recordings supply a rare appearance at the maturation of the infant whales and also a glimpse at the intricate interactions that they have with their mothers while they migrate. The analysis found that the sounds the calves created were roughly 40 decibels lower than forecasts made by singing whales, as well as 70 decibels lower compared to other societal sounds in adults. The analysis was published in the journal Functional Ecology. — Read it in Live Science

Humboldt penguin chicks

Humboldt penguin chicks are hand reared in the London Zoo.

Penguins Cozy Up to Stuffed Animal

2 Humboldt penguins who spanned in the days following Easter are being hand-reared in the ZSL London Zoo since their parents were not able to take care of them. The blue grey girls are fed by hand three times a day and devote their time with a stuffed animal penguin below a heat lamp at a custom-built incubation room in the zoo. “They make sure that we are aware that it’s feeding time they might be just weeks old but they have certainly perfected their squawks previously,” said keeper Adrian Walls. After the girls are around 10 months old, they will proceed to the penguin toddlers, where they will learn how to swim until they are introduced into the remainder of their colony. — Read it in the London Zoo

Cat Trust Falls Into Owner’s Lap

We have seen dogs do hope drops, such as this one of a Golden Retriever landing at the waiting arms of a giant teddy bear. But we could not envision most cats being prepared to give it a go. Leave it to Didga, that participate in additional un-cat-like actions like skateboarding, to defy expectations. “She’trusts’ me to grab her as she drops back into my hands,” her owner writes at the YouTube description. “I saved her from the shelter, so that she could trust me. — View it in People Pets