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  • PETS

    Old pets, new chances: The case for senior adoption

    Perhaps Moses and Harry realize how fortunate they are. But if they do, they're not talking.

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    Pet Vet: Constant cough is hard to diagnose

    Barley Boy was one of the lucky few older dogs at the local animal control facility. He was adopted. It was estimated that he was about 9 years old, and the guess was he was a mixed breed terrier. His new family has been caring for him for almost four months and he fits in very well in his new digs...

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    Animal Island: How to keep pigeons away from the bird feeder

    Q: We enjoy feeding the wild birds in our yard, and we have all sorts that frequent our feeders, but we now have a flock of pigeons that come twice a day. At first, there were only two, but it seems each day there are twice as many as the day before. They do not sit on the bird feeders but are on...

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    Jeff Kahler: Constant cough hard to diagnose

    Barley Boy was one of the lucky few older dogs at the local animal control facility. He was adopted. It was estimated that he was about 9 years old and the guess was he was a mixed breed terrier. His new family has been caring for him for almost four months and he fits in very well in his new digs...

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    FitBark: Startup by ex-banker creates a fitness tracker for Fido

    KANSAS CITY - Davide Rossi was working as an investment banker in New York City when the idea occurred to him: What if there were a fitness tracker for dogs?

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    'Good boy!': Program pairs service dogs with health care system

    DALLAS - Brian Boone is practicing his silly voice. The 39-year-old soldier, who lost his lower left leg while serving in Afghanistan, looks down at Brindle, a 2-year-old Labrador-golden retriever mix - and highly trained service dog.

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    Animal Island: No harm in giving dogs fruits and veggies

    Q: My golden retriever seems to think she is a rabbit as she craves all sorts of fruits and vegetables She never turns down a piece of chicken or bacon, but if she sees us eating melon or even an apple, she goes out of her mind until we give her some.

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    Jeff Kahler: Cat’s inflamed lips could be allergy related

    Lacey was petting Tabitha, her cat a while back and felt something out of the ordinary on her face. More accurately, Lacey’s description reflects something wrong in the area along Tabitha’s lips.

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    Lisa Moore: Celebrate National Dog Day

    Dog lovers rejoice – it’s National Dog Day! This “Howliday” was started in 2004 to encourage the adoption of and bring attention to the ridiculously high number of dogs in shelters. If you’ve decided you’re ready for the responsibility of owning and caring...

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    Jeff Kahler: Lab’s troubles might begin in his hips

    Alan writes in about his 3-year old Labrador retriever named Scout who has been having trouble jumping up into his seat in Alan’s truck and, at times, trouble getting up after lying down for a while.

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