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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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California hosts 'World's Ugliest Dog Contest'

The Sonoma-Marin Fair will host the World's Ugliest Dog Contest Friday in Petaluma, California.

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Owner found of piglet found running along I-5 near Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Officials say the owner of a piglet found running alongside Interstate 5 south of Eugene has been found.

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Dog found after being shot, abandoned

A 1-year-old dog was found shot, badly injured and abandoned in a pile of trash near Houston over Father's Day weekend, reports KPRC-TV.

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Troopers rescue young pig along Interstate 5 near Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police are searching for the owner of a piglet found running alongside Interstate 5 south of Eugene.

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Heads up for pet owners: Flea season heating up

Summer has officially arrived, and the Oregon Department of Agriculture is offering advice to pet owners who can take several steps themselves in providing relief from fleas.

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Maty, Bend's inspiring three-legged pooch, dies at 15

Central Oregon's canine ambassador has died. Fifteen-year-old Maty was a three-legged dog loved by many throughout the community. 

Dory premiere

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'Dory' makes for a good movie, not a good pet

"Finding Nemo" was one of Pixar's biggest hits in 2003 so much so that it impacted the real fish and environment it portrayed.

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More than 100 animals rescued from Michigan home

A total of 101 animals have been removed from a Cottrellville Township home from a couple hoarding the animals in unsanitary conditions, police say.

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It's easier to get a gun than to get a puppy

The way our laws are written, guns are easy to get in this land of the free.

Buying from a gun store? Background checks and waiting periods might slow you down -- but only a little.

Buying from a private seller? In all but a handful of states, there's...

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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.

Owner found of piglet found running along I-5 near Eugene

I-5 piglet on I-5

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Officials say the owner of a piglet found running alongside Interstate 5 south of Eugene has been found.

Troopers rescue young pig along Interstate 5 near Eugene

I-5 piglet on I-5

OSP

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police are searching for the owner of a piglet found running alongside Interstate 5 south of Eugene.

Heads up for pet owners: Flea season heating up

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MGN graphic

Summer has officially arrived, and the Oregon Department of Agriculture is offering advice to pet owners who can take several steps themselves in providing relief from fleas.

Maty, Bend's inspiring three-legged pooch, dies at 15

Bend s famous three-legged pooch passes at 15

Central Oregon's canine ambassador has died. Fifteen-year-old Maty was a three-legged dog loved by many throughout the community. 

Bend horse rescue Equine Outreach explains financial pinch

Equine Outreach explains money pinch

Equine Outreach needs to raise more money to continue with its horse rescue operation.

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