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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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Newport police warn of dog loose after stun gun, attack

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Newport police say a dog they hit with a stun gun after its owner urged it to attack is now on the loose.

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Dramatic horse rescue documented on Twitter sparks big reaction

The Technical Rescue Team with Colorado South Metro Fire Rescue is all too familiar with saving people in unusual situations.

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Girl swims with large python

A 8-year-old girl is seen swimming with a large Burmese python owned as a family pet in a YouTube video that has gone viral.

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50 cats seized from feces-filled home

Authorities seized 50 cats from a Florida home filled with feces and garbage Sunday.

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YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to convert a domestic violence shelter into a pet-friendly haven for victims.

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Florida man fighting to keep pizza-loving alligator

A Florida man is fighting to keep his pet alligator, Gwendolyn, whom he has owned for 47 years.

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Grant to HSCO funds new 'Traveling Tails' van

The Humane Society of Central Oregon has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its animal transport program, Traveling Tails.

Rudi reunited with owner

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Happy reunion: Dog swept down canal found 3 days later

Three days of searching for a dog who slipped into an irrigation canal and was swept away at Smith Rock State Park ended happily Sunday with Rudi found in good shape and reunited with his owner, the Pet Evacuation Team reported.

(img1)A Bend girl uses a support pig to helps with ADHD

Bend girl enjoys support pig's company

You’ve heard of service or support dogs -- but what about support pigs? Pearl is a support pig who is helping her owner Brit Oliphant get through some of the tougher parts of having ADHD.

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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.

Newport police warn of dog loose after stun gun, attack

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NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Newport police say a dog they hit with a stun gun after its owner urged it to attack is now on the loose.

YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets

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VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to convert a domestic violence shelter into a pet-friendly haven for victims.

Grant to HSCO funds new 'Traveling Tails' van

Humane Society of Central Oregon logo

The Humane Society of Central Oregon has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its animal transport program, Traveling Tails.

Happy reunion: Dog swept down canal found 3 days later

Rudi reunited with owner

Pet Evacuation Team

Three days of searching for a dog who slipped into an irrigation canal and was swept away at Smith Rock State Park ended happily Sunday with Rudi found in good shape and reunited with his owner, the Pet Evacuation Team reported.

Bend girl enjoys support pig's company

(img1)A Bend girl uses a support pig to helps with ADHD

You’ve heard of service or support dogs -- but what about support pigs? Pearl is a support pig who is helping her owner Brit Oliphant get through some of the tougher parts of having ADHD.

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