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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.

Bella the cat

Courtesy Matthew Sampson Family

Royal Mail warns family after cat attacks

Bella the cat's family says she's always been a sweet and loving pet, but the kitty has apparently become a menace to the British postal service.

Labrador dog

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Dog saves man caught in snowstorm

A man who was almost frozen to death was saved in the nick of time by a two-year-old Labrador mix.

Crying dog

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center

Thousands clamoring to comfort crying Maryland pup

If you've ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers.

Redmond police dog approaching end of career

Redmond police dog Arco nears end of busy career

The Redmond Police Department is made up of lot of different personalities, but one important and outgoing member of their department is approaching the end of his career.

4-H hogs die in fire in Redmond

Many give to help Redmond 4-Her who lost hogs in fire

A fire destroyed a shed south of Redmond late Sunday night and spread to an adjacent carport serving as temporary shelter for a girl’s 4-H swine project, killing two hogs, officials said. Her 4-H group has set up a fund to help her out, and it quickly reached its goal Monday.

Alligator

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Pet alligator seized from NY back yard

Authorities have taken a 6-foot alligator into custody that was someone's pet in a Long Island, New York, backyard.

Horse-riding farm gives special needs kids a leg up

Marissa Calhoun/CNN

Horse farm gives special needs kids a leg up

An encounter in Harry Swimmer's local grocery store parking lot changed his life more than 20 years ago.

He met a girl in a wheelchair named Stacy. She was deaf and nonverbal. Swimmer learned she had cerebral palsy.

Kelpie

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World's oldest dog dies at age 30

Maggie the Kelpie died in her bed at the age of 30 Sunday.

San Ysidro International Border Crossing

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23 dogs seized at US border

A man was arrested in California carrying 23 dogs -- 20 of them puppies -- in a nearly airless crate in an SUV, officials say.

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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.

Redmond police dog Arco nears end of busy career

Redmond police dog approaching end of career

The Redmond Police Department is made up of lot of different personalities, but one important and outgoing member of their department is approaching the end of his career.

Many give to help Redmond 4-Her who lost hogs in fire

4-H hogs die in fire in Redmond

A fire destroyed a shed south of Redmond late Sunday night and spread to an adjacent carport serving as temporary shelter for a girl’s 4-H swine project, killing two hogs, officials said. Her 4-H group has set up a fund to help her out, and it quickly reached its goal Monday.

Bend man charged in hanging of neighbor's cat

LACOSS, GLENN WILLIAM

Deschutes County Jail

A northeast Bend pet owner is mourning the loss of her beloved cat after it was found dead last week, hanging from her fence.

New lives: Rehabilitated horses are ready for adoption

Rescue Revolution will feature nine special horses

Bend's Equine Outreach will host their second annual "Rescue Revolution" at the High Desert Horse Expo April 22-24. The adoption event will feature nine horses from the ranch.

Bend family told its lost dog is being held for ransom

(img1)Ransom sought for Bend dog VID

A Bend family is heartbroken after its dog, Hershey, ran away -- and the person who says he has the dog wants money in exchange.

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