Service dogs, birds, a pig and other animals were confiscated from the North Las Vegas home of an animal activist and former actress. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Once known as vet techs, students at the College of Southern Nevada are now on a path to becoming veterinary nurses as CSN joins other institutions nationwide in a push to define and expand the profession. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Tortoise Group wants you to adopt a desert tortoise. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The Animal Foundation said Monday 38 puppies and an adult dog that were being treated for a parvovirus infection after being rescued on Friday will be treated at other facilities. (Animal Foundation video and Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
On Tuesday, The Animal Foundation opened the doors to its new Engelstad Foundation Adoption center. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
Located near the M Casino in Henderson, the Lion Habitat Ranch was established for the lions that are related to the original MGM lions.
NSPCA Gets Kittens From LA
This year the park will be celebrating the Northern Flicker. The program is designed to teach about that bird, and encourage people to visit the Wetlands and walk the same distance the bird migrates each year.
Las Vegas police and Clark County officials confiscated more than 550 animals from a northeast valley home Sunday Police were called Sunday morning after an unattended horse was walking around the neighborhood When police returned the horse, they found horses and roosters living in “deplorable” conditons Authorities recovered 13 horses, 150 hens and roosters, 400 pigeons, two guinea pigs and four turtles Animal control officials say charges for the homeowner are pending
Nevada Department of Wildlife officials are considering a ban or restrictions of commercial reptile collecting in the state. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Zoologist forever passionate to create bridge between people and animals (Rachel Aston Las Vegas Review-Journal)
1. The cyclist that was struck and killed Tuesday near Red Rock Resort was Las Vegas reconstructive hand surgeon Kayvan Khiabani. Khaibani was the head of hand and microsurgery at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and chief of hand surgery at University Medical Center. His wife, Katy Barin, said her husband was a caring and confident father of two. Memorial services for Khiabani are being planned.
2.A rodent that is native to Argentina was found wandering in a parking lot Thursday. The Patagonian mara was picked up at around 3 pm near West Sahara Avenue and South Decatur Boulevard. The animal was taken to a county animal shelter and the owner is still unknown.
3. A man with multiple gunshot wounds was found meandering in a desert area in the southwest Las Vegas Valley Thursday night. Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Carlos Hank said that there is no information yet as to what happened to the man. Lt. Hank added that the man is in critical condition and is undergoing surgery.