Animals

National Public Radio

New York State will soon make it illegal to finance the purchase of dogs, cats or other companion animals through lease-to-own schemes.

National Public Radio

The New York State Senate has voted to prohibit any individual convicted of animal cruelty from working in animal shelters.

Buffalo Zoo

Even the hardy snow leopards who call the Buffalo Zoo home might be spending a bit more time indoors over the next couple days.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

There is an increasingly vocal group in Western New York. Its members are suffering from Lyme disease or are family members of those with the tick-borne disease. They packed an Erie Community College South auditorium Monday night to complain they are not getting the help they need.

April the Giraffe gives birth... and its a boy

Apr 15, 2017
Animal Adventure Park Facebook page

On Saturday, April's long-awaited baby calf entered the world.

Some new four-legged residents, a long stretch of wonderful weather, and ambitious marketing efforts are credited for helping the Buffalo Zoo hit an attendance milestone in 2016.

SPCA Serving Erie County

One of Buffalo’s most beloved critters has made his final flight.