March 13: National K9 Veterans Day in USA

March 13, 2013 – Tuesday March 13 is National Canine Veterans Day in the USA, honours the service and sacrifice dogs have contributed to the US military. According to animal welfare organisation American Humane, it was on March 13, 1942 that the United States Army began training dogs for the newly established War Dog Program, or...
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Animal photo: Orphaned joey at Bunnings, Rockingham, Western Australia

September 26, 2016 – Our roving reporter in Australia, Mike Salter, took this photo when he was at Bunnings (a chain of  hardware stores in Australia and New Zealand). The joey, or baby kangaroo, was there to help collect donations to help other orphaned and injured joeys. Sadly, many kangaroos are hit and killed by...
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