A ‘World of Birds’ in the Bronx

A ‘World of Birds’ in the Bronx

On a recent visit to the Bronx Zoo’s “World of Birds” with Curator of Ornithology Chuck Cerbini, NY1 spotted some pied imperial pigeons inside one of the exhibits, which look a lot different than the pigeons — or rock doves, as they are known — that are typically seen in the five boroughs. Cerbini said … Read more

Massena Central school board approves first reading of therapy dog ​​policy | Education

Massena Central school board approves first reading of therapy dog ​​policy |  Education

MASSENA — The Massena Central School District Board of Education has approved the first reading of a policy governing therapy dogs after the district’s Policy Committee addressed concerns raised by board members at a previous meeting. The policy had previously been sent back for Policy Committee review after school board members questioned some of the … Read more

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes future Cat Ambassador Rozi

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes future Cat Ambassador Rozi

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo is welcoming the newest member of its Cat Ambassador Program: Rozi the cheetah cub. The two-month-old cub is getting used to life in Cincinnati and will soon be available for people to see at the Cheetah Encounter thanks to the care of her trainers. What You Need To Know Rozi … Read more

Sale of dogs, cats and rabbits prohibited in Orange County

Sale of dogs, cats and rabbits prohibited in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The option of where someone can buy three types of common household pets is now significantly lessened within Orange County. Starting on Wednesday, an ordinance that prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits within the county limit went into effect after a judge declined to block its implementation. What You … Read more

How much does a dog’s breed determine its behavior?

How much does a dog’s breed determine its behavior?

According to the American Kennel Club, poodles, German shepherds and French bulldogs were among the most popular dog breeds of 2021. People pay thousands of dollars for these prized pups to get a dog with the perfect demeanor. New research published in the journal, “Science,” found that breeds don’t determine a dog’s behavior or personality. … Read more

For the birds in Brooklyn

For the birds in Brooklyn

Artist Julie Peppito really went to town creating a super birdhouse that pays tribute to five American birds. “Some of them, their populations are in decline, and some of them are not, but I put them all together because if we don’t do something, they really all are in decline, and so are we,” Peppito … Read more