Photographer Lori Fusaro’s life changed forever in June 2012 during her volunteering at Carson Animal Care Center in Los Angeles County. There she saw Sunny, a 16-year-old dog who had been left at the shelter because of a tumor on her leg. After spending three wonderful years together, Fusaro got the idea for her senior-dog photography project in order to inspire people to think about adopting a senior animal.
Italians have discovered a love of animals. As attacks against the horse-drawn carriages of Rome increase, equestrian tourism is on the rise. And at present the 60 million pet dogs in Italy equals the country's human population.
24 photos of what appear to be exotic animals are currently being shown at the suggestive top of the Rock of the Rockefeller Center.
''Handimals" marks the United States debut of the body painting master who, with extraordinary technique, transforms the hands in exquisite animals.
More than 8,000 cats and dogs have been left homeless or are missing. A huge number of pets and farm animals are believed to have died in houses and barns that collapsed during the first quake and many of them are showing clear signs of trauma. Here are some of their stories...