Category Archives: Pets

Roger Williams Park Zoo raising funds to repair harbor seal exhibit

Roger Williams Park Zoo raising funds to repair harbor seal exhibit

Harbor Seals Bubba and Action play around in their exhibit at Roger Williams Park Zoo. The seals have been moved to an aquarium in Niagara Falls, NY as their exhibit undergoes repairs. Photo courtesy of Roger Williams Park Zoo Andrew Augustus, WPRO News In the middle of May, the harbor seal exhibit at Roger Williams…MORE

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

State Veterinarian Dr. Scott Marshall offers some tips for how to keep animals safe and happy during Independence Day.MORE

Local animal shelter finds home after facing eviction

Local animal shelter finds home after facing eviction

Puppies at the East Greenwich Animal Protection League. Photo by Kim Kalunian, WPRO News. By Kim Kalunian, WPRO News After a huge outpouring of support, the East Greenwich Animal Protection League (EGAPL) has happily found a home…at least for now. Last week EGAPL was in a crisis, fearing they’d be as homeless as the animals in…MORE

Aquarium furniture makes a splash at Jordan’s

Aquarium furniture makes a splash at Jordan’s

One of Something Fishy’s designs for aquarium furniture to be sold in Jordan’s Furniture. Submitted photo.   By Kim Kalunian, WPRO News Kurt “The Fish Guy” Harrington is hoping his new partnership with Jordan’s Furniture will create an aquarium for every taste and budget. Harrington is the CEO of Warwick-based Something Fishy, an aquarium design…MORE

New bill would prohibit leaving hunting, sled dogs outside

New bill would prohibit leaving hunting, sled dogs outside

By Kim Kalunian, WPRO News  Rhode Island state law is leaving certain dogs out in the cold. While current laws prohibit dog owners from leaving their pets tied up or confined outside for extended periods of time, the law exempts hunting dogs, sled dogs and those that protect livestock. Dennis Tabella, Director of Defenders of Animals,…MORE

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