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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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Duke, a dog, wins third term as mayor

Nine-year-old Duke, a Great Pyrenees, handily won another one-year term as mayor of the small northwestern Minnesota town of Cormorant, Detroit Lakes Online reports.

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Firefighter will get back dog after it escaped, got adopted

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A firefighter who left his dog with friends as he battled wildfires in Washington state will get back his dog weeks after the animal ran away and got adopted by another family.

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Cat sees pack of pit bulls and protects home

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

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Deputies rescue skinny horse near Salem

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County authorities arrested a woman accused of neglecting a horse at a property near Salem.

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Four-eared cat adopted

'Batman,' born with four ears due to a genetic condition, is adopted from the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.

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Study: Female cats more attuned to kittens than males

A new study shows that female cats respond differently to their kittens than male cats.

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British study finds unluckiest pet names

A study by Co-op Insurance found the five unluckiest names for cats and dogs.

The study, reported by Mirror in the U.K., says a dog named Charlie and a cat named Oscar cost owners hundreds in veterinarian fees.

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Flight attendant adopts stray dog half a world away

A German flight attendant had her life veer into a Disney movie territory when she adopted a stray dog from the streets of Buenos Aires.

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Man adopts stray dog that shadows him for 155 miles

A stray dog that joined Scottish man Dion Leonard at the starting line of a 155-mile ultramarathon across the Gobi Desert goes from running companion to pet.

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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.

Firefighter will get back dog after it escaped, got adopted

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VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A firefighter who left his dog with friends as he battled wildfires in Washington state will get back his dog weeks after the animal ran away and got adopted by another family.

Deputies rescue skinny horse near Salem

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County authorities arrested a woman accused of neglecting a horse at a property near Salem.

Veterinarians say: Dogs don't belong in hot cars

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Summer is in full swing, and even a quick stop can be deadly for dogs left behind in cars.

Bend Spay-Neuter plans first Warm Springs clinic

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On Tuesday, Sept. 6, Bend Spay and Neuter Project will host the first ever free spay/ neuter and rabies vaccination clinic for dogs on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. 

Bend woman says mints nearly killed her dog

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In the last few years, more and more dogs are being sent to the vet after getting into a toxic ingredient that's found in sugar-free mints and gum. One Bend family's dog has been fighting for his life  in recent days after eating a few mints.

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