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Rabies immunization clinic in Gerry Oct. 11

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinic in Chautauqua County: TOWN OF GERRY - Oct. 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Town Barn, Route 60, , Gerry. Vet: Dr. Katelyn R. Miller.

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Related Topix: Gerry, NY, Healthcare Law, Law, Chautauqua County, NY, Vaccinations, Health, Ferrets

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Horsetalk

The stallion who came in from the cold

Danny B at the time of his seizure from a property on the outskirts of Christchurch,New Zealand by the SPCA. Photos: RNZSPCA Danny B was a fine American pacer who raced until he was 13, with career earnings of nearly $US500,000.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Horse

CBS Local

Pet Parade: MSPCA Angell In Centerville

A kitten, a ferret and a rabbit from MSPCA Angell in Centerville are looking for homes and visited Pet Parade at WBZ-TV's studio. Mars is an 8-week-old male kitten who was found outside with his mother, who is also at the shelter.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Earning The Trust Of A Dog

Then you think about the question and wonder how to tell if your dog actually does trust you. Blind Trust A pup will usually blindly trust a human who provides food, warmth and love.

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Chronicle of the Horse

Happy Accidents

It's happened a few times now. Maybe someone grabs the wrong bridle when they tack their horse up.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Bugs, birds and fried foods at Santa Cruz County Fair

Susanna Rose grabs a chicken from its cage at the Santa Cruz County Fair in Watsonville on Saturday. The 18-year-old Renaissance High School senior was one of several students inside the bug barn at the Santa Cruz County Fair on Saturday, helping to introduce visitors to the world of insects.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Watsonville, CA, Entomology, Hamsters, Santa Cruz, CA

Daily Kos

Books So Bad They're Good: Horsing Around

The horse in question was Mr. Ed, the year was 1964, and thanks to me having all the grace and style of a dead bristlecone pine, what should have been a pleasant evening at home for Mum, Dad, our dog Terry, and yours truly turned into a medical emergency. I'm not all that clear on the details - I was all of four, after all - but I'm fairly sure that this was one of the incidents that eventually led my long suffering mother to wail to that it was a good thing she hadn't named me "Grace."

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Aiken Standard

The cat's meow: Four-legged visitors invade North Augusta for show

Staff photo by Teddy Kulmala Macon Brownies was one of more than 130 cats to appear at the Cattyshack Cat Club cat show in North Augusta this weekend. The 20th annual Cattyshack Cat Club Championship and Household Pet Cat Show brought whiskered participants - and their owners - from all over the country to North Augusta for the weekend.

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Related Topix: North Augusta, SC, Cats

Blood Horse

Keeneland September Book 1 Notebook

Weanling-to-yearling pinhooks generally fared well during the four-day Book 1 portion of Keeneland September sale despite higher initial acquisition costs. After a successful pinhooking season at this auction last year, speculators hoping to resell weanlings as yearlings in 2014 helped to push 2013 weanling prices up at the November mixed sales.

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Related Topix: Horse, Agriculture, Science, Paris, KY

Lynn News

West Norfolk doggy donors join the blood hound gang at donation clinic

They say dogs are a man's best friend - but they can be pretty kind to each other as well. For 12 compassionate canines helped save the lives of other dogs when the country's only blood bank for pets made its first visit to West Norfolk.

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HarnessLink.com

Unlocked has been obliterating his rivals

The powerful bay colt has simply obliterated his rivals in last four starts, beginning with his 1:50.2 victory in the $48,000 Stake here at Balmoral on July 26. He then roasted a field of eight rivals on Aug. 14 at Springfield in a lifetime best of 1:49.1 in a $52,000 State Fair Championship, his nearest competitor 9¼ lengths behind him at the wire. "I knew he was some kind of nice horse, and from the nine-hole, that Springfield effort was a huge mile," Erv acknowledged.

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Examiner.com

There is a rose named for the famous race mare: The Black Caviar Rose

While researching the famous Black Caviar , her pregnancy and her foaling date for the article Mare-in-waiting Black Caviar is due to foal any day , this writer came across several surprising announcements about a new illustrious rose, one that is called the Black Caviar Rose . News about this cultivar was released a couple of years ago and on Sept.

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IcNetwork

Dog breeder in court after DNA testing revealed puppies had been stolen from competitor

A dog breeder who acquired puppies stolen from a rival breeder has been dealt with at Swansea Crown Court for handling stolen dogs. A dog breeder found with puppies which had been stolen from a rival breeder and neighbour has been ordered to pay A 1,050 compensation and given a two year conditional discharge for handling stolen dogs.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, United Kingdom

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Buzzle.com

10 Dog Breeds that Look Like Wolves

Dogs are adorable creatures that have originated from wolves. Despite their varied looks, there are some breeds that do not seem to have bothered to change their appearance! This Buzzle article lists 10 dog breeds that look like wolves.

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GwdToday.com

Help your pets find their way home

Each year, thousands of lost and abandoned animals are taken in by shelters and humane societies across North America; some never make it back home because they can't be identified Collar tags can break or become unreadable and tattooing can become illegible. So, if you want to improve your pet's chances of getting home fast and safe in case it goes missing, microchipping is your best option.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, SC, Cats, Greenwood County, SC

Penarth Times

Make sure you microchip your family dog

NEW figures released by Dogs Trust reveal that the numbers of stray and abandoned dogs found have fallen but yet more than a third of Welsh owners will still lose their dogs at least once during the animal's lifetime. The 2014 annual Stray Dogs survey conducted by Dogs Trust, shows that 8,140 stray and abandoned dogs were handled by local councils across Wales from April 1 2013 and March 31 2014, representing an 8 per cent decrease from the same period in 2012-13.

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IcSuttoncoldfield

Pets reduce stress and offer a healthier lifestyle, according to a...

Channel 4 Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick explains results of new research carried out ahead of first year of NEC event for animal lovers Pets reduce stress and offer a healthier lifestyle, according to a new survey. Picture: Jim Holden And perhaps this is because more and more people are realising that keeping a pet is good for your mental and physical health.

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Falmouth Packet

Pet pooches on best behaviour for seal sanctuary dog show: PICTURES

Pet dogs were on their best behaviour on Sunday as the Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek hosted its fourth fun family dog show. The event was held in aid of the Merlin's Magic Wand, a worldwide charity for children aiming to provide magical experiences for those who are seriously ill, disabled or disadvantaged.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena horse abuse case headed to jury trial

A 67-year-old Massena man charged with 22 counts of animal cruelty in May 2013 for failing to provide proper care to his horses has had his case scheduled for a jury trial in November. Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow scheduled the trial for Patrick J. O'Neil, of 326 Haverstock Road, Massena, for 9 a.m. Nov. 17 with hearings on motions filed by defense attorney Armen J. Nazarian, Phoeniz, N.Y. The trial date was set after a brief conference in the judge's chambers with Mr. Nazarian and Special Prosecutor James Monroe.

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Related Topix: Horse, Massena, NY, Animal Rights, Syracuse, NY

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Schoolboy's dead pet rat turned into remote controlled flying drone toy

When you've stuffed a cat and made it fly, why not do the same for a rat? Inventors ease schoolboy's grief with bizarre flying rodent project A sad schoolboy's dreams came true when inventors breathed new life into his dead rat and brought it back to life - as a flying drone! Pepeijn Bruins, 13, was shattered by the death of his pet rodent Ratjetoe , until he remembered the bizarre work of inventors Arjen Beltman and Bart Jansen. They had stuffed a cat and made it fly by turning it into a drone, and Pepeijn asked his Dad if they could do the same for Ratjetoe.

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