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New bill to protect dogs in hot cars

New Ore. bill aims to protect dogs left in hot cars

Central Oregon is considered very dog-friendly. However, the state's laws are lax when it comes to protecting canines left in hot cars. A new bill before lawmakers in Salem is aiming to change that.

Pitbull saved in Fla

Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service

Pit bull saved from rail tracks

Cabela's not a cat, but the young pit bull mix apparently had a few lives to spare.

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Blind dog rescued after 2 weeks in Alaska cold

A blind dog lost in the bitter cold of Alaska for two weeks found her way home last week.

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Molalla family says deputy didn't have to euthanize horse

MOLALLA, Ore. (AP) — A Molalla family is complaining that a Clackamas County sheriff's deputy wrongly shot and killed their pet miniature horse.

E. Oregon cat hoarding sentence: 5 years probation, no pets

VALE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a van filled with 68 cats that were malnourished and had only three litter boxes among them has been sentenced in Eastern Oregon to five years of probation.

U.S. truffles niche small but lucrative

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Unearthing America's truffle trove a lucrative niche

Jim Sanford and his dog Tom can be found on the hunt in Tennessee's foothills, searching for the highly prized underground fungus known as the truffle.

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Labrador retriever favorite pet dog in Portland area

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Labrador retriever is the most popular pet dog in the Portland area.

Oregon appeals court overturns dog bite conviction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of allowing her 10-year-old daughter to be bitten by her boyfriend's dog.

S. Oregon man sentenced for shooting cat with arrow

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Phoenix, Oregon, man to probation for shooting a cat with an arrow.

Beneful Purina dog food

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Lawsuit says Purina dry food harmful to dogs

Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says.

The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss,...

Central Oregon Pets Headlines

New Ore. bill aims to protect dogs left in hot cars

New bill to protect dogs in hot cars

Central Oregon is considered very dog-friendly. However, the state's laws are lax when it comes to protecting canines left in hot cars. A new bill before lawmakers in Salem is aiming to change that.

Molalla family says deputy didn't have to euthanize horse

MOLALLA, Ore. (AP) — A Molalla family is complaining that a Clackamas County sheriff's deputy wrongly shot and killed their pet miniature horse.

E. Oregon cat hoarding sentence: 5 years probation, no pets

VALE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a van filled with 68 cats that were malnourished and had only three litter boxes among them has been sentenced in Eastern Oregon to five years of probation.

Labrador retriever favorite pet dog in Portland area

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Labrador retriever is the most popular pet dog in the Portland area.

Oregon appeals court overturns dog bite conviction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of allowing her 10-year-old daughter to be bitten by her boyfriend's dog.

S. Oregon man sentenced for shooting cat with arrow

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Phoenix, Oregon, man to probation for shooting a cat with an arrow.

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