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1 hr ago | Newtownabbey Today

Summer pet care workshop fun

Parents in Newtownabbey are being given the opportunity to take their children to a series of fun, free pet workshops this summer, where they can interact with and learn more about a variety of scaled, finned and furry friends.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Family, Kids

6 hrs ago | The Block Island Times

Sea Glass: Goldfish, hermit crabs and hedgehogs

Due to allergies in my family, I couldn't ever have a cat or dog. I tried fish for a few years, starting with a goldfish, Little Foot, that I won at a summer carnival when I was about 4. Poor Little Foot, so named for a character in "The Land Before Time" dinosaur movies, lasted only a day, as I dumped the whole can of food into his bowl.

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Related Topix: Fish, Home Listing, Home

10 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Fear in Siddington as pet cats found poisoned

PET owners in Siddington have been left in fear as 12 cats were recently found to be dead or missing.

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Related Topix: Cats, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England,

12 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

Mabel and Hanna the donkeys will be at the Animals R Magic event. SP

NEXT weekend the Jinney Ring Craft Centre is playing host to a whole host of unusual pets to raise money for the Cinnamon Trust.

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Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Ferrets

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Choosing a family dog: Types of dogs to pick with caution

Preventing dog bites has little to do with picking the right breed of dog, and everything to do with understanding canine body language and training all members of the family properly for safe interactions.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Toddlers, Family

18 hrs ago | The Union

David Fields, who owns Lov'in R Ranch with Lisa Smith, with rescue horse Sassy.

When the fast-moving vegetation fire broke out Monday off Hutto Road in Big Oak Valley, there was a brand new team on standby, ready to rescue endangered horses if necessary.

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Related Topix: Horse, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Nevada County, CA, Yuba County, CA, Dobbins, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

Dog owners warned after six pet deaths attributed to toxic weed

AN animal welfare charity has sent out a warning to dog walkers to beware of the dangers of toxic plants following a spate of deaths among pets who had eaten poisonous weeds.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

KOLD-TV Tucson

CBP finds live birds hidden in Elmo doll

Two small parrots were concealed in this Elmo doll as a California couple tried to bring them into the United States.

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Related Topix: Birds, Kevin Clash, Agriculture, Science

The Salinas Californian

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Reward offered for rabbits abandoned in Seaside Domestic rabbits have been found abandoned in a Seaside park.

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Related Topix: Rabbits, Monterey County, CA, Seaside, CA

Philly.com

Gym's command for pets: Heal

It's exercise time at Whole Animal Gym in Queen Village, and jumping up onto the equipment is a yellow Labrador retriever, ready for her weekly workout.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Philadelphia, PA, Arthritis, Dogs

DNAinfo.com

Cats Enlisted to Battle Doorman Building's Rat Problem

The super of a Clinton Hill doorman building overrun with rats has put his faith in a crew of pest-hunting cats that roam the halls - but tenants said using the feline foot soldiers is animal abuse and hasn't lessened the problem.

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Related Topix: Cats

101.5 The River

A New Take on The First Pitch

Rick thinks that we ought to get her to throw the first pitch at the All Star game.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, University of Georgia

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Horse

Storing Toxic Substances in Stables

Family horse. Nice mare, temperment is 2 if 1 is best. Older mare that has been great.

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Blowing Rocket

Local Rider Looks To Shine At Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show - The Blowing Rocket

When we last wrote about 14-year-old Isabelle Aldridge, she was the inspiration for the children's book, "Isabella Propeller and the Magic Beanie."

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Related Topix: Blowing Rock, NC, Pop/Rock, Horse

Sunherald.com

Secret Service starts K-9 patrols near White House

A sign warns pedestrians not to pet dogs working with Secret Service officers at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street NW near the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Dogs, White House, TN

Philly.com

Don't Overlook Rats as Pets

I've been advocating for rats for most of my life. My appreciation of the little guys began back when I was 17 and working for the summer in a pet store.

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Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Hamsters

TheDenverChannel

Human, dog catch plague carried by rodent fleas

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment laboratory on Tuesday confirmed the disease in the resident, agency spokesman Mark Salley said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Dogs, Colorado State University

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man says dog left in hot car in Oconee was accident

An Athens man arrested last week in Oconee County after he left his pet dog inside a hot car while he shopped said Wednesday he is devastated that his dog could have died on a day when the temperature reached 95 degrees.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Oconee County, GA, Dogs

Palm Beach Post

N.C. commissioner: Bellissimo - very cooperative' in developing $100M equestrian resort

Local government leaders in North Carolina where Mark Bellissimo and several partners are investing $100 million in a new equestrian event center and luxury resort have nothing but glowing comments for the Wellington equestrian mogul.

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Related Topix: Wellington, FL, Polk County, FL, Horse, Palm Beach, FL

Croydon Guardian

Guinea pigs stolen from Beddington garden after kitten theft earlier this year

The pets, named Rusty and Blackie, had been left in cages in the front garden of a property in Meller Close, off Beddington Lane, between 11pm and midnight on Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Guinea Pigs

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