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Push for ban on America's pet tigers

More tigers are kept as pets in the U.S. than roam free in the wild, campaigners say, as they call for tough new laws to ban the practice on International Tiger Day.

While just 3,000 tigers inhabit forests across Asia and Russia, it's estimated that ...

Hope saved from alligator

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Florida woman pries pooch from gator's grasp

It’s every dog owner’s nightmare: You look over and see a seven-and-a-half-foot alligator with its jaws clamped down on your pooch.

Lori Beiswenger didn’t think twice when faces with just such a situation. She jumped into the swamp to save her nine-year-old pet Hope ...

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Hugging dogs saved by viral photo

Two dogs in a shelter, just hours away from being put to sleep, hugged their way to safety.

The dogs -- Kala and Keira -- were photographed hugging each other in a cage at an unnamed shelter. In the photo, Kala's brown front legs and paws are in a tig...

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Police: Dog owner strikes Sherwood officer in head

SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man who left his dog in a car pushed a Sherwood police officer and struck him in the head.

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Lincoln City dog left in parked car dies from heat

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was cited for animal neglect after her dog died of heat stress in a parked car.

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The Ark at JFK

World's 1st animal terminal planned for JFK

An airport terminal with a swimming pool, suites equipped with flat-screen TVs, customized departure lounges and around-the-clock medical care sounds like a dream come true for airline passengers.

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K-9 dies in hot police car in Georgia

A police K-9 died Thursday evening after being left for hours inside his handler's patrol car.

Zane, a 5-year-old bloodhound, was found dead at the handler's residence in Rockdale County, Georgia, according to Conyers Police Department spokeswoman Kim...

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Kitten season still purring along at BrightSide

As we approach the final summer months, it’s important to remember that kitten season is still purring along.  BrightSide Animal Center in Redmond has a new variety of healthy, vaccinated and neutered kittens available for adoption daily.

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6 goats get ride in Oregon City patrol cars

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — While police cruisers often can see adolescents in their back seats, officers in Oregon City picked up some strange kids.

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Salem man charged after leaving his 2 dogs in car

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man has been charged with first-degree animal neglect after his greyhound was found dead in his station wagon.

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Police: Dog owner strikes Sherwood officer in head

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SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man who left his dog in a car pushed a Sherwood police officer and struck him in the head.

Lincoln City dog left in parked car dies from heat

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LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was cited for animal neglect after her dog died of heat stress in a parked car.

Kitten season still purring along at BrightSide

As we approach the final summer months, it’s important to remember that kitten season is still purring along.  BrightSide Animal Center in Redmond has a new variety of healthy, vaccinated and neutered kittens available for adoption daily.

6 goats get ride in Oregon City patrol cars

Oregon City PD goats

Oregon City Police/KPTV

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — While police cruisers often can see adolescents in their back seats, officers in Oregon City picked up some strange kids.

Salem man charged after leaving his 2 dogs in car

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man has been charged with first-degree animal neglect after his greyhound was found dead in his station wagon.

3 Siberian huskies that killed alpacas to be euthanized

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BEND, Ore. (AP) — Three Siberian huskies will be euthanized for attacking alpacas on a central Oregon farm.

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