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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.

Domesticated duck

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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.

Hamish McHamish

Courtesy Hamish McHamish

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

WXIN

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.

Dog's last day on earth

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Photographer chronicles dog's last day alive

A photographer captures hearts around the world with her photos of a dog's last day alive.

Texas firefighter saves dog

KDAF

Firefighter saves chihuahua with 'mouth-to-snout'

Firefighters are trained to face the unexpected, but what Capt. Scott Ledet came face-to-face with isn't covered in the manuals.

Dallas zoo BFFs

KDAF

Cheetah, dog BFFs celebrate 1st birthdays at Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo this week celebrated special birthdays for two of its unlikely inhabitants -- best friends Winspear the cheetah and Amani the Labrador.

Police officer adopts pit bull

KDAF

Officer adopts pit bull he's rescued twice

After rescuing the same pit bull for a second time, Arlington police Sgt. Gary Carter has decided to adopt the dog.

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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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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.

Missing Salem boa constrictor found in the wall

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 10-foot boa constrictor who got away from its Salem owner has been located — in the wall.

Hot cars pose deadly trap for children, pets

Hot cars pose deadly danger

Summer has finally arrived on the High Desert, and with it the heat. With temperatures in the 90s, it's important to look out for small children and pets, especially in cars.

Pet safety paramount around the Fourth

Pet safety on the 4th of July

The Fourth of July means flags, barbecues and, of course, fireworks. Our furry friends are less thrilled about the latter.

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