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X-ray of dog's stomach turns up 3 watches

You might call her a watchdog, because this Boston area Doberman really has a thing for timepieces.

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Wiener dog rescued after 13 days

After spending almost two weeks trapped underneath a concrete slab, a miniature dachshund has been reunited with her owner. 

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Salem kitten tangles with bobcat, survives with some help

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem kitten is recovering from 15 puncture wounds to his stomach and a swollen eye but his encounter with a bobcat in his family's backyard could easily have been deadly.

Alaska measure protects pets caught in messy divorces

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Pets can get caught in the middle of messy human relationships, and some Alaska lawmakers want to ensure the state protects them in law, not just practice.

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Cat nurses 4 newborn puppies

The survival of four newborn puppies found abandoned in Utah depends on the help of a mama cat.

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Vets urge: Check dogs for ticks to prevent Lyme disease

As April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month, Oregon veterinarians encourage dog owners to be aware of Lyme disease, a tick-borne disease that can affect both canines and humans.

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OSU study: Faster way to spay cats is safe, effective

A new type of procedure to spay female cats has been shown to be safe, effective, and saves a little bit of time – which can be important in some high-volume programs such as those operated by animal shelters.

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Special shelter aids cats with immune system virus

APPLEGATE, Ore. (AP) — Cats with the feline version of the AIDS virus have a cat cottage to call their own now that Sanctuary One animal hospital has completed its specialized facility in Applegate.

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Wedding ring found in dog poop

A missing wedding ring turned up in extremely unusual circumstances in Alaska.

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Parrot cries 'help' during house fire

This bird's one smart smoke detector.

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Salem kitten tangles with bobcat, survives with some help

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem kitten is recovering from 15 puncture wounds to his stomach and a swollen eye but his encounter with a bobcat in his family's backyard could easily have been deadly.

Alaska measure protects pets caught in messy divorces

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Pets can get caught in the middle of messy human relationships, and some Alaska lawmakers want to ensure the state protects them in law, not just practice.

Vets urge: Check dogs for ticks to prevent Lyme disease

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As April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month, Oregon veterinarians encourage dog owners to be aware of Lyme disease, a tick-borne disease that can affect both canines and humans.

OSU study: Faster way to spay cats is safe, effective

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A new type of procedure to spay female cats has been shown to be safe, effective, and saves a little bit of time – which can be important in some high-volume programs such as those operated by animal shelters.

Special shelter aids cats with immune system virus

APPLEGATE, Ore. (AP) — Cats with the feline version of the AIDS virus have a cat cottage to call their own now that Sanctuary One animal hospital has completed its specialized facility in Applegate.

Man goes to drive-thru for lunch, comes home with parakeet

CORNELIUS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who headed to a fast-food restaurant's drive-thru for his lunch came home with a very friendly parakeet.

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