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E. Oregon cat hoarding sentence: 5 years probation, no pets

VALE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a van filled with 68 cats that were malnourished and had only three litter boxes among them has been sentenced in Eastern Oregon to five years of probation.

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Blind dog rescued after 2 weeks in Alaska cold

A blind dog lost in the bitter cold of Alaska for two weeks found her way home last week.

U.S. truffles niche small but lucrative

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Unearthing America's truffle trove a lucrative niche

Jim Sanford and his dog Tom can be found on the hunt in Tennessee's foothills, searching for the highly prized underground fungus known as the truffle.

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Labrador retriever favorite pet dog in Portland area

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Labrador retriever is the most popular pet dog in the Portland area.

Oregon appeals court overturns dog bite conviction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of allowing her 10-year-old daughter to be bitten by her boyfriend's dog.

S. Oregon man sentenced for shooting cat with arrow

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Phoenix, Oregon, man to probation for shooting a cat with an arrow.

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Lawsuit says Purina dry food harmful to dogs

Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says.

The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss,...

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Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace

A Georgia man says somebody got into a crawlspace under his house and spider-napped some pet tarantulas.

Couple say pet monkey their only 'child'

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Indian couple leaving estate to pet monkey

Should he outlive his owners, Chunmun the monkey could be set to be one comfortable primate. An Indian couple who are estranged from their families say they've named Chunmun in their will as their only "child."

Georgia dog with unusual genes is a social media hit

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Rami, pit bull- dachsund mix, is now top dog

For Rami the dog, the story begins in south Georgia, where he's found wandering in a backyard.

He's the offspring of the most unlikely of canine partners -- the short legged, long bodied dachshund and the larger, stronger pit bull.

The pit bull- dachs...

Central Oregon Pets Headlines

E. Oregon cat hoarding sentence: 5 years probation, no pets

VALE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a van filled with 68 cats that were malnourished and had only three litter boxes among them has been sentenced in Eastern Oregon to five years of probation.

Labrador retriever favorite pet dog in Portland area

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Labrador retriever is the most popular pet dog in the Portland area.

Oregon appeals court overturns dog bite conviction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of allowing her 10-year-old daughter to be bitten by her boyfriend's dog.

S. Oregon man sentenced for shooting cat with arrow

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Phoenix, Oregon, man to probation for shooting a cat with an arrow.

More than 4 dozen neglected horses, goats rescued in Dallas

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DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The Polk County sheriff's office says more than four dozen neglected horses and goats have been rescued from a property in Dallas, Oregon.

33 abandoned cats rescued in Redmond, Madras

CRAFT rescues abandoned cats

The Cat Rescue, Adoption & Foster Team, Deschutes County’s only no-kill sanctuary, is in the process of rescuing two large groups of cats, 33 in total, in two different locations – one in Redmond, the other in Madras – that were abandoned and at risk of harm.

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