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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.

Duck

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Duck makes annual walk through school

A Michigan school has made a mother duck feel right at home for her annual hatching and subsequent walk to a nearby pond.

Llama close up

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Llama gets loose in Colorado

Sheriff's deputies in Boulder, Colorado, and a few helpful citizens corralled a loose llama on Tuesday, and returned the animal to its pasture after it wandered onto roads, according to the Twitter account of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.

Kangaroo head

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Australian police save kangaroo from eagle

An officer with the Western Australia Police rescued a kangaroo who had been snatched by an eagle and carried away, according to the Western Australia Police Facebook page.

Leaving dogs in hot cars legal

Bend shopping plaza plea: Don't leave dogs in hot cars this summer

With the "dog days" of summer fast approaching, Brookswood Meadow Plaza and its businesses on Monday reminded residents and visitors not to leave a dog in a hot car while running errands, working or attending events around town. 


Bella the cat

Courtesy Matthew Sampson Family

Royal Mail warns family after cat attacks

Bella the cat's family says she's always been a sweet and loving pet, but the kitty has apparently become a menace to the British postal service.

Labrador dog

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Dog saves man caught in snowstorm

A man who was almost frozen to death was saved in the nick of time by a two-year-old Labrador mix.

Crying dog

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center

Thousands clamoring to comfort crying Maryland pup

If you've ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers.

Redmond police dog approaching end of career

Redmond police dog Arco nears end of busy career

The Redmond Police Department is made up of lot of different personalities, but one important and outgoing member of their department is approaching the end of his career.

4-H hogs die in fire in Redmond

Many give to help Redmond 4-Her who lost hogs in fire

A fire destroyed a shed south of Redmond late Sunday night and spread to an adjacent carport serving as temporary shelter for a girl’s 4-H swine project, killing two hogs, officials said. Her 4-H group has set up a fund to help her out, and it quickly reached its goal Monday.

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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.

Bend shopping plaza plea: Don't leave dogs in hot cars this summer

Leaving dogs in hot cars legal

With the "dog days" of summer fast approaching, Brookswood Meadow Plaza and its businesses on Monday reminded residents and visitors not to leave a dog in a hot car while running errands, working or attending events around town. 


Redmond police dog Arco nears end of busy career

Redmond police dog approaching end of career

The Redmond Police Department is made up of lot of different personalities, but one important and outgoing member of their department is approaching the end of his career.

Many give to help Redmond 4-Her who lost hogs in fire

4-H hogs die in fire in Redmond

A fire destroyed a shed south of Redmond late Sunday night and spread to an adjacent carport serving as temporary shelter for a girl’s 4-H swine project, killing two hogs, officials said. Her 4-H group has set up a fund to help her out, and it quickly reached its goal Monday.

Bend man charged in hanging of neighbor's cat

LACOSS, GLENN WILLIAM

Deschutes County Jail

A northeast Bend pet owner is mourning the loss of her beloved cat after it was found dead last week, hanging from her fence.

New lives: Rehabilitated horses are ready for adoption

Rescue Revolution will feature nine special horses

Bend's Equine Outreach will host their second annual "Rescue Revolution" at the High Desert Horse Expo April 22-24. The adoption event will feature nine horses from the ranch.

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