Kicking off a new year of our monthly roundup of the best photographs of beasts and birds (and one frog).
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of tiny tacos, ballerinas and other costumed dogs fell short of a world record Saturday morning in Kansas City, but organizers said they were encouraged by the turnout for the inaugural Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua parade.
James Griffin of Branford, Conn., 62, of Branford, Conn., a writer of western novels, trains with his Pet Partners therapy horse at the Hayburner Hill Barn on Chittenden Hill Road in Clinton, Conn. Yankee, 19, is an American Paint breed horse. 3/22/12. Photography by ©Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register
The Daily Freeman in Kingston, New York, received more than 400 entries in its annual Pet Photo Contest this year. Save for a handful of entries, all submissions this year were cats and dogs. Many of these animals were rescued.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With lots of smarts and long lives, parrots were once favored by Baby Boomers, but more of the former pets are now wild, passed from owner to owner or ignored altogether in cramped cages without the feathered mates they crave, rescuers said.
Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register July 22, 2014 West Haven The West Haven Buckle Company building on Washington Av
Australia's Michael Rogers won the 237.5 km sixteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race
Photos of the latest news from around the world courtesy of the AP photographers.