Venezuela Pets Go Hungry As Economic Crisis Deepens

Photos by Fernando Llano, Text by Fabiola Sanchez

Carlos Parra used to love waking up to see his pet albino boxer, Nina. Continue reading “Venezuela Pets Go Hungry As Economic Crisis Deepens”

Presidential Pets

Today is National Pet Day. We are celebrating our animal friends with a look back at pets that have lived in the White House. Continue reading “Presidential Pets”

In Rwanda, Dogs and Handlers Train to Track Poachers

Photos by Ben Curtis

One dog being trained to track poachers in a Rwandan national park is nicknamed “Machine” because of his reputed stamina on a trail. Another dog is known as “Professor” because of his seemingly analytical approach when following a scent. Continue reading “In Rwanda, Dogs and Handlers Train to Track Poachers”

Archivist Update: Dogs in Warfare

In honor of National Dog Day on August 26, we feature photos of K-9 service dogs from the Associated Press photo archive that span from WWII to the Vietnam War. 

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Unusual Animal Friends

The animal kingdom is full of surprises, and from time to time, strong bonds form between species. With this in mind, we looked through our photo archive and found a wide variety of unlikely animal friendships throughout the years.  

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Close Up: Photographer Felipe Dana

Felipe Dana discovered photography at age 15 when he started working as an assistant for event and commercial photographers. Continue reading “Close Up: Photographer Felipe Dana”