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Why Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

Spaying and neutering is one of the greatest gifts you can provide your pet, your family and your community. These routine medical procedures not only reduce the number of animals who enter shelters, but they may also prevent medical and behavioral problems from developing in a cat or dog. This allows your pet to lead a longer, healthier and happier life.

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Rescuing the furry victims of Louisiana's floods

Peanut Butter and her five puppies huddled under a porch for days as floodwaters rose in Livingston, Louisiana.

As the water level crept up, someone in a neighboring house heard the puppies whining.

It took breaking through the porch to rescue the fam...

Reptile Zone burglarized by suspect overnight

Bend reptile store burglar caught on camera

A popular reptile store in Bend was burglarized Wednesday night, and the suspect who broke through a window of the business was caught on camera.

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When it comes to Deschutes County dog names, we love Lucy

In honor of National Dog Day on Friday, Deschutes County shared the most popular names among currently licensed dogs:

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Duke, a dog, wins third term as mayor

Nine-year-old Duke, a Great Pyrenees, handily won another one-year term as mayor of the small northwestern Minnesota town of Cormorant, Detroit Lakes Online reports.

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Firefighter will get back dog after it escaped, got adopted

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A firefighter who left his dog with friends as he battled wildfires in Washington state will get back his dog weeks after the animal ran away and got adopted by another family.

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Cat sees pack of pit bulls and protects home

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

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Deputies rescue skinny horse near Salem

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County authorities arrested a woman accused of neglecting a horse at a property near Salem.

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Four-eared cat adopted

'Batman,' born with four ears due to a genetic condition, is adopted from the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.

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Study: Female cats more attuned to kittens than males

A new study shows that female cats respond differently to their kittens than male cats.

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Why Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

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Spaying and neutering is one of the greatest gifts you can provide your pet, your family and your community. These routine medical procedures not only reduce the number of animals who enter shelters, but they may also prevent medical and behavioral problems from developing in a cat or dog. This allows your pet to lead a longer, healthier and happier life.

Bend reptile store burglar caught on camera

Reptile Zone burglarized by suspect overnight

A popular reptile store in Bend was burglarized Wednesday night, and the suspect who broke through a window of the business was caught on camera.

When it comes to Deschutes County dog names, we love Lucy

Lucy the dog Deschutes County

Deschutes County

In honor of National Dog Day on Friday, Deschutes County shared the most popular names among currently licensed dogs:

Firefighter will get back dog after it escaped, got adopted

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VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A firefighter who left his dog with friends as he battled wildfires in Washington state will get back his dog weeks after the animal ran away and got adopted by another family.

Deputies rescue skinny horse near Salem

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County authorities arrested a woman accused of neglecting a horse at a property near Salem.

Veterinarians say: Dogs don't belong in hot cars

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Summer is in full swing, and even a quick stop can be deadly for dogs left behind in cars.

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