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Disney's Animal Kingdom welcomes baby mandrill

Disney's Animal Kingdom is celebrating the circle of life with a new monkey. This baby mandrill, named Ivy, was born April 10th. She weighs less than two pounds. Despite being born so small, mandrills are actually the largest species of…

Raccoon disease on the rise in Long Beach

If you’re a pet owner in Long Beach, you may want to keep an extra eye out when letting your animal outside. A recent outbreak of a disease being carried by raccoons is on the rise throughout the city. Animal…

Pet Of The Week

News 25’s Bryan Kennedy interviews Maridee Mallette from the Jackson County Animal Shelter about the adopting and taking care of animals.

6th Annual Rock-N-Roll-Over

News 25's Kristen Durand interviews Katie King and Janet McCarroll about the 6th annual Rock-N-Roll-Over. On Friday Sept 15th at 7 pm, $60 per person and $100 per Couple, proceeds benefit goes to the Humane Society of South Mississippi.

Humane Society Needs Volunteers

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Katie King about the need for volunteers at the Humane Society, a job fair will be on June 13th 10 am to 2 pm.

Welcome Home Party For Sophia Myers

For almost two months, the coast community has been reaching out to help a young girl with a brain tumor and tomorrow, her family and friends want her welcomed home the right way. Seven year old Sophia Myers was diagnosed…

Animal Cruelty Case Man Sentenced

The two men accused of pouring scalding water on a cat ultimately killing it and posting a video of the act to the social media site Snapchat will both serve jail time. Laderrick O'Neal Rostchild was found guilty and sentenced…

Vigil For A Change In MS Animal Cruelty Laws

Local animal rights activists are calling for stronger state laws circling animal protection. Members of the Justice for Animals campaign and members of the community united, holding up signs and candles in front of the Public Safety Center in Biloxi…

Aggravated Cruelty to an Animal

Moss Point police are still searching for of the second man wanted for their involvement in pouring boiling water on a cat, while it was in a cage, has turned himself in. Yesterday, 43 year old Larry Rostchild Junior of…

Animal Cruelty Investigation

A sad update to a story we brought you yesterday the cat that had hot water poured over it in what's become a viral video has died. Meantime Moss Point authorities tell News 25 they have persons of interest in…

Open House Adoption Event

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interviews Maridee Mallette about the Jackson County Animal Shelter Friday July 29th from 4-8 pm.

Transfer Of 70 Cats and Dogs

News 25's Laurene Callander interviews Maridee Mallette about the transport of 70 cats and dogs from the Jackson County Animal Shelter.

‘Finding Rover’ App Now Available

The Humane Society of South Mississippi is the first animal shelter in the state reuniting lost dogs with their owners using free facial recognition technology. South Mississippians can now search for their dogs through the Finding Rover app by just…

Pet Of The Day Is Ayrton

Ayrton is a two year old maine coone, she enjoys visiting her nana and pop and playing with her daddy. If you would like your family pet featured on News 25 Today, send us an email at Newsrelease@wxxv25.com or post…

Pet Of The Week

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interviews Devon Forehand and Maridee Mallette about Jackson County animal shelter pet adoptions and events.