We start at this doggie hair salon in Taiwan, where the Igogo pet shop has put a new spin — and trim — on their pooches.
How about a lion, a teddy bear, or even a Hello Kitty character for your dog?
Owners say it’s a creative and fun way to shed the fluff in the summer months.
Animal stories from South America took a more serious tone after news came out that a rare jaguar resembling that of team Brazil’s mascot was shot dead.
Jaguar ‘Juma’ was shot and killed following an Olympic torch ceremony, after reportedly escaping from zookeepers.
Though it had been tranquilized, it managed to approach a soldier, who fired the fatal shot.
Moving on to Buenos Aires, where it’s the end of an era at the city’s zoo as it closes its doors.
Over its 140-year history, the zoo has been riddled with scandals about the animal’s well-being and their habitat.
The animals are being transferred to sanctuaries elsewhere while a brand new ecological park is built.
In the United States — this black bear cub in New Jersey climbed up the wrong tree.
The cub, who authorities say had been hit by a car, had been hopping from yard to yard before it was spotted in a tree.
Animal rescue workers shot it with a tranquilizer gun.
The one-year-old cub will be treated for its injuries before being released back in the wild.
Last but not least, swift, short-legged wiener dogs race for the top spot in the 2016 Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals in San Diego. The winning wiener was a dog named ‘Presley’, earning her happy owners a $500 check.
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