Rancho Corral de Tierra Park in Northern California recently became part of the National Parks System. Now dogs are required to be on leash, angering some community members.
A man commutes to work on the New York City subway while enjoying breakfast in 2005. A New York state senator has proposed a law that would ban eating on the subway, in hopes of driving away rats.
The Japanese whaling vessel Yushin Maru No. 2 shoots its water cannons at a Sea Shepherd craft during an altercation on Feb. 12, 2012. The photo was released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Jose Barrera holds Alma Dulce, his 2-year-old xoloitzcuintli, or Mexican hairless dog, one of six breeds that will compete for the first time in the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York this week.
A government veterinarian worker sprays anti-bird flu disinfectant over birds and fowls at Medan city market in North Sumatra province. Indonesia reported its second human death from bird flu this year in late January.