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Dog who guarded dying friend needs a home

A dog who's captured the hearts of many for guarding his dying friend now needs a new home.

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Study: Dogs can feel jealous, too

New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.

Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can vary from one community to another.

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Poison suspected in death of NE Oregon police dog

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A recently retired police dog for the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office has died, and investigators are checking to see if poison is the cause.

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Bend Parks reminder: Keep dogs on leash

Bend Park & Recreation District reminds citizens that dogs must be on-leash in the city limits except in the seven designated off-leash areas owned and managed by the Bend Park & Recreation District.

Bend Park & Recreation District reminds citizens that dogs must be on-leash in the city limits except in the seven designated off-leash areas owned and managed by the Bend Park & Recreation District.bend

Judge spins rhymes in puppy-napping case

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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HSCO: Half off adoption fee for older pets

Maturity has its rewards, and at the Humane Society of Central Oregon that means all animals six years and older will have the bonus of half off the adoption fee through July 31. The benefits of adopting a mature pet includes a calmer animal that already has good family life manners.

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City to veteran: Get rid of therapeutic ducks

An Iraq War veteran is trying to convince his Ohio village to let him keep his 14 therapeutic ducks.

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8 unlikely, adorable city mascots

The world's most adorable city mascots have some heady responsibilities and impressive lines on their CVs, from running a train station to gracing a "Vanity Fair" cover with Hollywood elite. But cuteness alone didn't get them their celebrity. Their stories did.

Pit bull saves deaf teen

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Pit bull saves deaf teen from house fire

A teen is alive thanks to the family's pit bull, who woke him up from a nap when his house caught fire.

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Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can vary from one community to another.

Poison suspected in death of NE Oregon police dog

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A recently retired police dog for the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office has died, and investigators are checking to see if poison is the cause.

Bend Parks reminder: Keep dogs on leash

Bend Parks and RecDistrict logo

Bend Park & Recreation District reminds citizens that dogs must be on-leash in the city limits except in the seven designated off-leash areas owned and managed by the Bend Park & Recreation District.

Bend Park & Recreation District reminds citizens that dogs must be on-leash in the city limits except in the seven designated off-leash areas owned and managed by the Bend Park & Recreation District.bend

Judge spins rhymes in puppy-napping case

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

HSCO: Half off adoption fee for older pets

Maturity has its rewards, and at the Humane Society of Central Oregon that means all animals six years and older will have the bonus of half off the adoption fee through July 31. The benefits of adopting a mature pet includes a calmer animal that already has good family life manners.

Police say man told to move out kills mother's cat

GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — Police allege that a Gresham man whose mother told him to move out slashed the throat of her 16-year-old tabby cat and trashed her house.

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