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Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.

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Police: Man fed up with barking kills neighbor dog

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors' dog in front of them. But the corgi apparently wasn't the one barking.

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Horses loose on Ore. highway hit by car, die

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — State troopers say two horses walking loose on a state highway in Washington County died after a car hit them.

Skydiving dog

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Daredevil dachshund 'loves' first skydive

A daredevil dachshund is gaining international fame for his recent skydive.

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Bend Spay-Neuter Project at Project Connect

On Saturday, Bend Spay and Neuter Project participated in the annual Project Connect Central Oregon event.  A total of 47 cats and dogs were spayed or neutered and vaccinated for free on site at the event.

West Nile virus in JeffCo horse

Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virus

A Bend equine veterinary clinic says it has diagnosed a case of equine West Nile virus in a horse from the Jefferson County town of Culver, the third so far in Oregon this year.

Zeus, world's tallest dog

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Zeus, world's tallest dog, dies

The Doorlag family in Otsego, Michigan is mourning the loss of their dog Zeus, who passed away last week.

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Stowaway kitten found under hood of car

A New Jersey teacher received a scare on her way to work — a meowing sound coming from the underside of her Honda Odyssy.

English teacher Pam Haug pulled in to the parking lot of Thomas Jefferson Middle School in New Jersey and flagged down Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio.

"She wasn't sure if she had run over a cat, she said 'I'm hearing some meowing sounds from the front of my car and I'm too afraid to look,'" Tarquinio said. Haug, who had a first period class to teach, left the vice principal with her car keys and ran to the classroom.

At first Tarquinio couldn't hear anything, but then there was a soft meow.

"I unlatched the hood of the vehicle and there was this cute little button face sitting behind the engine block."

It took Tarquinio…

Manchester dog

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Donations flood in after UK dogs' home fire

A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, shocking a nation known within Europe for its devotion to pets.

Within hours of the fire breaking out Thursday evening at Manchester Dogs Home, don...

Deschutes River too green

Is the Deschutes River too green?

The deep green shade of the Deschutes River of late has raised concerns among some over the water quality.

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Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.

Police: Man fed up with barking kills neighbor dog

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors' dog in front of them. But the corgi apparently wasn't the one barking.

Horses loose on Ore. highway hit by car, die

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — State troopers say two horses walking loose on a state highway in Washington County died after a car hit them.

Bend Spay-Neuter Project at Project Connect

On Saturday, Bend Spay and Neuter Project participated in the annual Project Connect Central Oregon event.  A total of 47 cats and dogs were spayed or neutered and vaccinated for free on site at the event.

Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virus

West Nile virus in JeffCo horse

A Bend equine veterinary clinic says it has diagnosed a case of equine West Nile virus in a horse from the Jefferson County town of Culver, the third so far in Oregon this year.

Is the Deschutes River too green?

Deschutes River too green

The deep green shade of the Deschutes River of late has raised concerns among some over the water quality.

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