Animals

Congressman Steve King made controversial remarks about dogfighting in 2012, but he didn't necessarily say it should be legal.

Smartphone video shows a terrified German Shepherd being forced into a pool of rushing water during the filming of "A Dog's Purpose," sparking accusations of animal abuse.

The sugar substitute Xylitol is dangerous for dogs and can lead to death if left untreated.

Shark finning, in which fisherman cut off a shark's fin and dump the carcass back into the ocean, threatens shark populations and ocean ecosystems.

Ligers, lion-tiger crossbreeds, are the biggest of the big cats.

It's been rumored that a 3,000 pound great white shark was caught in Lake Michigan.

President Obama hasn't replaced the bald eagle with the buffalo as America's national symbol.

Social media posts and videos show so-called "veal crates" where calves are held to get them ready for slaughter.

Unverified claims that BHA in Milk-Bone and other dog treats causes cancer have been circulating for years.

Opossums help stop the spread of Lyme disease because they're good at killing ticks.