Suspect seen hurling dog against ceiling

Authorities in Cobb County, Georgia have now secured an arrest warrant in an animal cruelty case that is hard to watch. They say 33-year-old James Moses was caught on Ring doorbell video throwing a terrier mix against a ceiling in a Smyrna apartment complex hallway. WARNING: SOME WILL FIND THE IMAGES IN THIS STORY DISTURBING

Cat show coming to Daytona Beach this weekend

Florida's biggest cat show will be held at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach this weekend. Hundreds of cats of dozens of different cat breeds will compete for Best in Show in 10 judging rings. There's also a cat costume contest, adoptable cats and agility contests at the event.

No new dogs at shelter amid virus outbreak

Orange County Animal Services is not accepting any new dogs because of a contagious canine virus outbreak. While the virus is contagious among dogs, it's not contagious for humans or cats. The shelter is still open for adoptions.

Florida comfort K9 awarded with check

Oviedo Police Comfort K9 Xander was presented with a check from the Aftermath K9 grant program on Monday. Xander, a comfort K9 at Lawton Chiles Middle School recently placed 2nd for the Aftermath K9 grant, awarded in June. Xander and his handler SRO Ashley Pierce were in a competition against K9s across the country to win this grant. The grant helps to maintain the comfort K9 program for the police department. Xander is a beloved staple at Lawton Chiles Middle School

When is ok to shoot a black bear in Florida?

A Florida black bear known to walk around a neighborhood in Sanford with her two young cubs was shot and killed over the weekend, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Killing a bear is illegal in Florida except in certain situations.

Massive tumor removed from stray dog's leg

A stray dog found in Brevard County, Florida is on the road to recovery after a six-pound mass was removed from her hind leg. Jasmine, an 8-year-old mixed breed dog, was found walking around Brevard County by a good Samaritan and brought to the SPCA of Brevard County, according to Shelby Montgomery, who handled public relations and communication relations for the shelter.

Florida horse rescue needs community help

Hidden Acres Rescue for Thoroughbreds (HART) helps rescue retired or injured horses. It also helps save horses from being slaughtered. Earlier this year, property owner Donna Manfredi let the non-profit know she had intentions of selling the property.

Fuzzy rabbits invade Florida community

Florida’s latest invasive species comes a-hoppin’ down the street: lionhead rabbits. The bunnies, which sport an impressive flowing mane around their heads, want the food Griggs carries. But she also represents their best chance of survival and moving where this domesticated breed belongs: inside homes, away from cars, cats, hawks, Florida heat and possibly government-hired exterminators.

Good Times Dog Bar in Flagler Beach

A new dog park and cocktail bar combo has opened in Flagler Beach. The Good Times Dog Bar is a private, off-leash dog park that serves beer, wine, cocktails, and food.

'Beautiful' rainbow snake spotted in Florida

A man recently spotted a rainbow snake slithering along the shoreline of Black Creek in northern Florida. In his 41 years of living in the Sunshine State, Thomas Holloway who took a video of the snake, said it was the first one he's ever seen.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin dies

The staff at Clearwater Marine Aquarium is grieving the loss of another dolphin. Four-year-old Apollo died Monday, CMA said, after fighting gastrointestinal discomfort since March. He’s the fifth dolphin to die at the aquarium in the last 19 months and the third just this year.

Bear takes up residence in Lake Eola Park

A young black bear has been spotted in some trees at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando doing what bears seemingly do best – sleeping, observing, and occasionally some climbing.

Tiger, liger escape during tornado: 'Worst nightmare'

The zookeeper who was tasked with finding and sedating a tiger and a liger that broke free during a tornado is sharing her wild story. An 8-year-old white tiger named Athena and a 7-year-old liger named Nika roamed around the Wild Animal Safari after Sunday’s tornado in Troup County busted open their enclosure.