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40 min ago | The White Plains Daily Voice

Woman Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charges In Yonkers

A 39-year-old Yonkers woman was arrested on Tuesday, April 15, by the SPCA of Westchester's Law Enforcement Division and charged with three counts of cruelty and three counts of abandonment after allegedly leaving her animals with insufficient water and food, according to a release.

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Related Topix: Yonkers, NY, Gerbils

3 hrs ago | Blood Horse

Street Boss Colt Among Top OBS Day 2 Workers

Three juveniles each sped an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5 to share honors for the fastest time at the distance during the second under tack preview for Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'

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Related Topix: Horse, New York

7 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Family dog hanged in Winchendon; police investigating

A Winchendon family is seeking justice for their beagle puppy who was found hanging from a tree in their yard Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Winchendon, MA, Dogs, Social Software

12 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Community notices

With Easter Sunday approaching, Animal Humane New Mexico reminds residents that baby bunnies and chicks make tempting gifts, but may not belong in your Easter basket.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Rabbits, Las Cruces, NM, Mesilla, NM, Family, Teenagers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northampton Today

Northampton researchers launch big bunny study to find out if rabbits ...

Rabbits are one of Britain's top five most popular pets, yet recent research by the PDSA has shown that they are often not kept in appropriate conditions, and hundreds of rescue centres all over Britain take in thousands of unwanted pet rabbits each year.

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Related Topix: Rabbits

Horsetalk

South Island's biggest horse trials this weekend

Dozens of horses and riders from around the country are flocking to Christchurch this weekend for the South Island Three Day Event, the final competition on the southern eventing calendar.

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Related Topix: Horse, Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

NJ.com

Mantua pet dog allegedly poisoned with antifreeze, police say

Bella, a 1-year-old Rottweiler in Mantua, died of apparent anti-freeze poisoning earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Swedesboro, NJ

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Know your snakes: 8 facts you should know about corn snakes

2. Their docile nature, reluctance to bite, moderate adult size , attractive pattern, and comparatively simple care make them popular pet snakes.

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Castanet.net

Horses seized in Chilliwack

A pregnant mare was seized along with four other horses from a rural property in Chilliwack earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Canada, Horse

Cape Gazette

Petco celebrates grand opening

The event featured discounts, promotions, pet adoptions and giveaways as Petco introduces its products and services in the Cape Region.

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Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Delaware, Vaccinations, Health

Medical News Today

Families of children with autism benefit from dog ownership

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Dogs, University of Missouri

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Connecticut Post

2 cats die in Monroe house

Two pet cats died in a fire that caused heavy damage to a single-family cape at 551 Elm St. on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Cats

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

St. John family describes student visit as destiny

Host family, the St. Johns, enjoy time with exchange student Asuka Takadate and display a few of the many cards made by Takadate for them during her s... The St. John family along with family pets Max show off Asuka's prom dress and are excited about witnes... Host family, the St. Johns, and Japanese exchange student Asuka Takadate shared family ... (more)

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Dogs

Examiner.com

Hosts of equestrian training clinics draw horse lovers for Easter weekend

Midwestern equestrians pick from early spring horse shows and training clinics, representing a full array of disciplines for the Easter weekend.

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Related Topix: Horse, Wisconsin, Cross Plains, WI, Deerfield, WI, Balsam Lake, WI, Lake Wisconsin, WI

Examiner.com

Please think again before getting a pet rabbit for Easter

Rabbits are cute, inquisitive and cuddly, but raising a bunny is a long term commitment and not the best choice for an Easter present.

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Related Topix: Rabbits, Life, Food, Nutrition

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Quarter-horse wins Showmanship at Asotin Co. Fair Horse Show

The 73rd Asotin County Fair is officially underway, and what better way to bring in the time honored tradition than with a horse show.

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Related Topix: Horse, Asotin County, WA

Patch.com

East Haven Animal Shelter to Host 'Rabies & Microchip Clinic'

The month of June is just around the corner. And that means the deadline to re-license Fido's or FiFi's or Fred's town dog license is soon approaching.

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Related Topix: Dogs

Mashable

Exotic Pets Fill American Homes With Comfort and Controversy

Adopting a pet is one of the most significant decisions you can make. It involves a great deal of consideration, time and money.

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ABA Journal

Is bobcat a wild animal or a hybrid? DNA test will determine if NJ woman can keep her pet

But officials are now dubious that Ginny Fine was right, and a judge has ordered that Rocky be held at a local zoo while results of a DNA test are being awaited, reports WCAU .

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York Press

York animal home in 'pet selfies' photo fundraiser

Travis has his mobile phone 'selfie' taken by volunteer Fran Plant, left, helped by animal care assistant Niki Boyes, at the RSPCA animal home in Landing Lane, York.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Cellphones, Cameras

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