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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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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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Bend animal abuse suspect arrested in Dutch Bros holdup

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.

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Cat posters replace ads in London subway

If your dog travels with you, it might be better to avoid Clapham Common Tube station for the next couple of weeks.

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Giant snake escapes from truck in parking lot

An Arkansas woman was walking through a parking lot when she was startled by a giant snake clinging to the side of a truck.

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What a kitten can teach us about our sleep

Do you sleep like this adorable Japanese kitten named Tetsuro, flat on your back with your hands by your sides?

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Pound puppy turned police 'porn dog'

He struts between desks at the Weber County Sheriff's office, greeted like a celebrity by colleagues who call out, "Hey, it's the porn dog!"

That's right: porn dog, aka smut mutt. He's the department's newest crime-fighting tool with a nose that could...

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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.

La Pine dog owners cited after pit bulls attack deputy

Dog owner

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

SPEAS, TYLER JACOB

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.

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:

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