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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.

Puppy Bowl 2016

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Puppy Bowl tackles pet adoption

While millions tuned into Super Bowl 50 Sunday, a cuter, furrier bowl was underway on a different channel.

Border Collie mix dog

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Scientists create IQ test for dogs

If you've ever asked your dog "who's a clever boy?" there may now be a definitive way of getting the answer.

Maverick was trapped for 72 hours

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Missouri dog rescued after 72 hours in sinkhole

He might be an old dog, but he's a fighter. A 12-year-old German shepherd in Missouri barely survived after being buried in a sinkhole for 72 hours.

Dogs and kegs raise money for charity

Dogs pull kegs in Sunriver to raise money for charity

Dogs stole the spotlight Saturday in Sunriver at the third annual K-9 Keg Pull, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

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Missing cat found in pet food factory

A cat missing for 14 months was found living in a nearby pet food factory in the United Kingdom.

K-9 Ajax

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Retired Ohio cop takes home K-9 partner

In Marietta, Ohio, last night, retired police officer Matthew Hickey paid $1 and took his beloved K-9 partner home for the last time.

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Dog slips out of kennel to comfort foster puppies

A dog slipped out of her kennel at a pet motel in Canada to comfort foster puppies who needed a little love overnight.

Dog's nose closeup

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Officer responds to call at animal shelter, adopts puppy

A police officer in Florida responded to a call at an animal shelter and left with a new little buddy, and a photo of their first meeting has gone viral.

K-9 Ajax

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Retired officer gets to keep K-9 partner

The retired Marietta, Ohio, police officer who has been fighting to keep his K-9 partner will have to decide whether he'll take an auxiliary position on the force so he can keep his beloved Ajax, and to prevent the city from having to auction off the...

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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.

Dogs pull kegs in Sunriver to raise money for charity

Dogs and kegs raise money for charity

Dogs stole the spotlight Saturday in Sunriver at the third annual K-9 Keg Pull, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Oregon Zoo's hedgehog also predicts early spring

Oregon Zoo hedgehog Velda

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Sure, Punxsutawney Phil may be calling for an early spring, but more importantly for area residents, so is Velda, the Oregon Zoo’s African pygmy hedgehog.

BrightSide offers February cat adoption discounts

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February is historically a month full of hearts, chocolate and CATS!  Yes, BrightSide Animal Center has a shelter full of beautiful, furry friends, six months and older, waiting for a second chance at love in a forever homes.

Homeless Hawaiian dogs get a second chance in Bend

Homeless dogs arrive in Bend from Hawaii

Say aloha to two new Central Oregon pups. These lucky puppies traveled a long way from Maui to Bend, in search of a loving home.

Eugene woman cited for cutting pet bearded dragon's tail off

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene woman has been cited after she posed on Facebook asking for advice after cutting off the tail of her pet bearded dragon.

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