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New small-dog off-leash area at Pine Nursery

As part of ongoing construction at Pine Nursery Park, a new off-leash area designated specifically for small dogs is now open in the Bob Wenger Memorial Off-Leash Area, the Bend Park and Rec District said Friday.

FDA proposes pet food rules

CNN

China spends $1.5 billion pampering pets

It's the latest growth industry in China: pet lovers are spending billions pimping their pooches.

Ducky is a lucky dog who is waiting for his forever home

Ducky, dog shot in face, a happy survivor

A year and a half ago, a dog named Ducky was shot in the face after he ran away from his owners' property in Terrebonne. He made a full recovery, but unfortunately, his owners couldn't keep him. So now he needs a new home.

Kitten saves couple from house fire

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Kitten saves couple from house fire

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois, says an unlikely hero saved their life.

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Pit bull in Portland streetcar attack euthanized

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The pit bull that killed another dog on a Portland streetcar last month has been put to death.

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HSCO: Fall in love with a feline for $5

Fall is here, and it’s the purrfect time to cozy up with a new furry feline friend.  The Humane Society of Central Oregon’s adoption fee is falling for all felines, four months and older, to only $5. The shelter is filled with cats, and one is sure to steal your heart.

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Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragons

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she has to move or face eviction from her mobile home park.

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Herd of horses in Vancouver surprises drivers

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An animal control official says his workers corralled a herd of about 18 horses that gave drivers a surprise as the animals ambled down a Vancouver-area street.

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Man sentenced to 6 months for dog abuse

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A 23-year-old man described by his lawyer as a homeless Army veteran has been sentenced to the maximum six months for kicking his black Labrador puppy so hard he broke the dog's leg.

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Salem bearded dragon rescue lady may be evicted

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem woman made the news in August when she breathed life back into a bearded dragon after she found the pet floating in its small pool.

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New small-dog off-leash area at Pine Nursery

Bend Parks and RecDistrict logo

As part of ongoing construction at Pine Nursery Park, a new off-leash area designated specifically for small dogs is now open in the Bob Wenger Memorial Off-Leash Area, the Bend Park and Rec District said Friday.

Ducky, dog shot in face, a happy survivor

Ducky is a lucky dog who is waiting for his forever home

A year and a half ago, a dog named Ducky was shot in the face after he ran away from his owners' property in Terrebonne. He made a full recovery, but unfortunately, his owners couldn't keep him. So now he needs a new home.

Pit bull in Portland streetcar attack euthanized

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The pit bull that killed another dog on a Portland streetcar last month has been put to death.

HSCO: Fall in love with a feline for $5

Fall is here, and it’s the purrfect time to cozy up with a new furry feline friend.  The Humane Society of Central Oregon’s adoption fee is falling for all felines, four months and older, to only $5. The shelter is filled with cats, and one is sure to steal your heart.

Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragons

Bearded dragon

Churnett/Wikipedia

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she has to move or face eviction from her mobile home park.

Herd of horses in Vancouver surprises drivers

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An animal control official says his workers corralled a herd of about 18 horses that gave drivers a surprise as the animals ambled down a Vancouver-area street.

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