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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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'Cat man' of Aleppo takes in hundreds of abandoned cats

Mohammad Alaa Jaleel, or the "cat man," as news sources such as the BBC are calling him, has taken in hundreds of abandoned and stray cats in Aleppo, Syria.

2017 Sisters Rodeo Queen

New Sisters Rodeo queen calls it 2nd full-time job

"The Biggest Little Show in the World" is already preparing for next June. Two days after she was crowned Sisters Rodeo queen, we introduce you to Emylia Breckel.

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Montreal bans pit bulls

Residents of Montreal, Canada, won't be able to legally buy pit bulls under a new law that bans all new ownership of the dog breed and those similar to it.

Bend dog recovering after being poisoned

Dog poisoned in NE Bend neighborhood

A dog owner said she's moving out of her northeast Bend neighborhood after one of her dogs died and the other was poisoned earlier this month.

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Cat leash law could come to Alaska town

Leashes won't be just for dogs, if an Alaska council votes to approve a cat leash law.

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Bride's dying dog sees his person down the aisle

Charlie was Kelly O'Connell's "best fur friend."

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La Pine dog owners cited after pit bulls attack deputy

The La Pine owners of five pit bulls that attacked a Deschutes County sheriff's deputy investigating reports of aggressive dogs have been cited for maintaining dangerous dogs, deputies said Friday.

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CDC: Please do not kiss your chickens

Cancel your weekend plans, because kissing chickens is off the table.

Chicago White Sox fans sit in the outfield at U.S. Cellular Field with their dogs during the annual 'Bark in the Park' day, breaking a Guinness World Record title for the most dogs attending a sporting event

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Dogs set world record at baseball game

Dogs and baseball are two of the greatest things in the world, and the Chicago White Sox combined them both to record-breaking effect.

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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.

New Sisters Rodeo queen calls it 2nd full-time job

2017 Sisters Rodeo Queen

"The Biggest Little Show in the World" is already preparing for next June. Two days after she was crowned Sisters Rodeo queen, we introduce you to Emylia Breckel.

Dog poisoned in NE Bend neighborhood

Bend dog recovering after being poisoned

A dog owner said she's moving out of her northeast Bend neighborhood after one of her dogs died and the other was poisoned earlier this month.

La Pine dog owners cited after pit bulls attack deputy

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The La Pine owners of five pit bulls that attacked a Deschutes County sheriff's deputy investigating reports of aggressive dogs have been cited for maintaining dangerous dogs, deputies said Friday.

Bend animal abuse suspect arrested in Dutch Bros holdup

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Deschutes County Jail

A 20-year-old Bend man, arrested in early July on charges he kicked and punched his dog, has been arrested again, now accused of the armed holdup of a Dutch Bros coffee drive-thru in southeast Bend later that month, police said Monday.

Deschutes SO K-9 helps catch two burglary suspects

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Deschutes County Jail

Two Bend men who allegedly threw a rock through a sliding glass door to burglarize a home under construction east of town ran when Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies arrived early Thursday. But K-9 Ezel and his handler tracked the pair down in the woods nearby.

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