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52 min ago | Suria

Businessman handed maximum $10,000 fine for dog abuse

SINGAPORE: A businessman who failed to seek timely treatment for his pet dog has been fined the maximum $10,000 under the Animals and Birds Act.

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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Harley and Maines family await hearing for dangerous dog complaint in Houston

It was a typical day at the Maines household in the Copperfield area of Houston, TX.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Kids, Family

Wed Apr 23, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Steppin Out tested but sweeps Meadows series

She had to work hard to do it, but Steppin Out completed her sweep of the Unefoisdansmavie Trot for 3-year-old fillies by capturing Wednesday's $34,250 championship leg at The Meadows.

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Sag Harbor Online

Hampton Classic Unveils 2014 Poster Art

The Hampton Classic Horse Show announced Monday that Julie Freund, a native of Westtown, New York, has been selected as its 2014 poster artist.

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Related Topix: Westtown, NY, Horse, Painting, Arts, Lake Placid, NY

Refinery 29

Does This REALLY Explain Why Our Pets Love Us?

When you warmly gaze into the eyes of your pedigreed poodle, your rescued tabby, or even your chinchilla, you might see real love staring back at you.

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Related Topix: Chinchillas, Chemistry, Science, Claremont Graduate University

Canada.com

Doggone tech: Home automation targets people separated from their pets

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Home Automation, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel

Chronicle of the Horse

Hugs, Espresso And Emotion: Our Favorite World Cup Memories

When we're on assignment at a big competition for the Chronicle , it's our job to catch the winner at the best moment of action-in a perfect extended trot, or at the apex of a jump.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Horse

WKBT

Veterinarian carries 100 lb. horse to safety

Dr. John Tracey has worked at the West Salem Veterinary Clinic for just more than a year, but he never thought he'd get a call quite like the one he answered on August 5th.

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This is The West Country

Winsham baby survives meningitis scare from pet cat

A MUM from Winsham has spoken of the moment when her baby daughter nearly died after contracting a rare strain of meningitis from the family's pet cat.

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Related Topix: Cats

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Minnesota Horse Expo leads April's last weekend for horse lovers

The Minnesota Horse Expo tops the list of equestrian events in the Upper Midwest for the final weekend of April.

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Related Topix: Horse, Wisconsin, Bristol, WI, Elkhart Lake, WI, Lake Wisconsin, WI, Theresa, WI

Henley Standard

The story of Loppy the Easter bunny

IMOGEN became aware of the noise from the cage on the floor in her sleep. Valentina, her coffee and white-coloured hamster, regularly made a noise, moving about early in the morning.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Life, Holidays, Easter

RedOrbit

Size Of Animal's Brain Matters When It Comes To...

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches.

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Related Topix: Gerbils, Duke University, UC Berkeley

WTLV

Exotic animals discovered during drug bust

Not a typical drug bust when narcotics officers came to this Woodstock home. They found exotic pets, squirrel, snakes, lizards, cats, dogs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Woodstock, GA, Exotic Pets, Marijuana, Weird

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

CLAWS reaches huge adoption milestone

The all-volunteer shelter started seven years ago with only resources to care for 20 cats and now they have up to 150 at a time.

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Related Topix: Cats, Mesa County, CO

Patch.com

Sean Is Looking for a New Home - Maybe Yours?

Submitted by the Romeoville Humane Society: Sean is a gorgeous 3-year-old male long hair mix available for adoption: Big boy Sean is a timid guy and can be easily spooked.

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Related Topix: Romeoville, IL, Hamsters

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Author to read from book optioned for HBO series

Here's an excerpt from Chapter 10, "The Mimis," from "The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir," written by Domingo Martinez: Before they started junior high, my sisters Mare and Margie had preemptively developed the fantasy of "the Mimis" between themselves as a means to cope with any feelings of inferiority they might have otherwise experienced by moving ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, World News, Mexico, Dogs

Pet Product News

Guinea Pig

Legislation winding through the New York City Council would require the sterilization of rabbits and guinea pigs before sale and prohibit the purchase of cats and dogs produced at so-called puppy and kitten mills.

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Kansas City InfoZine

Dog Ownership Benefits Families of Children with Autism

Columbia, MO - infoZine - Many families face the decision of whether to get a dog.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Dogs, University of Missouri

AKC Gazette

Great Breeds for First-Time Dog Owners

Searching for your first-ever dog? One of the breeds below might be perfect for you and your family.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Celebrities gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

The coffin of late Peaches Geldof, the daughter of rock singer Sir Bob Geldof, arrives at his home ahead of her funeral service at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, near Faversham, England, Monday April 21, 2014.

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