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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
UK man convicted of hate crime for Nazi-salute dog video
LONDON (AP) — A Scottish man who filmed a dog appearing to give Nazi salutes was fined 800 pounds ($1,200) on Monday after being convicted of a hate crime, in a case that has sparked a debate about the limits of free speech. Mark Meechan filmed his girlfriend's pug responding to phrases such as "sieg heil" by... Read More
Edmond's Best of Books to showcase local writer and hold pet adoption event
Attend a writer's workshop with Edgar Award-winning author Lou Berney or go shopping for a new family pet. Read More
Jags' best friend? NFL team 1st with dog park inside stadium
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — These cats are for the dogs. The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Thursday they plan to be the first NFL team to have a dog park inside the stadium. The 2,000-square-foot area, operated by Pet Paradise, will open this fall in the south end zone and feature artificial turf, a pool and palm... Read More
California tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that... Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Ever wondered why cats constantly groom themselves?
If you've been around cats, you have probably noticed that they spend time licking their fur. A lot of time. The main reason — as you probably guessed — is to clean themselves. But there's more to cats' grooming than cleaning their coats. KidsPost talked to Leigh Pitsko, who has experience not only with house... Read More
Need & Deeds: Annual See Spot Run celebrates 10th and final year
The city of Guthrie and co-founding siblings Matt Cowden, Teri Cowden-Draper and Suzanne Cowden Hirzel, will say farewell to The See Spot Run on May 12 in Guthrie. Read More
OKC Animal Welfare asks pet owners to 'Wait till 8'
It’s almost that time of year when shelters across the country start to bust at the seams with puppies and kittens. Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Of Character: Jon Gary leads Oklahoma City's animal welfare shelter
Of Character: Jon Gary leads Oklahoma City's animal welfare shelter Read More
The Latest: UK rejects visa for poisoned spy's niece
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Britain's Home Office says it has rejected a visa application for the niece of a former Russian spy poisoned by a nerve agent in the southwestern city of Salisbury. The authorities said in a... Read More
Third dog dies during grooming appointment at PetSmart
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A dog dropped off at a PetSmart has become the third to die at one of the stores in New Jersey in less than five months. Chuck Crawford tells NJ.com he dropped off his two corgis, Abby and Harley, at the Toms River PetSmart for grooming March 29. He says he got a phone call about an hour... Read More
Airline group says it's setting safety standards for animals
An airline trade group says it's setting safety standards for pets shipped on planes. The move follows several recent incidents including the death of a puppy in an overhead bin on a United Airlines flight. The International Air Transport Association said Thursday it's starting a program in which airlines will be... Read More
For defenders and judges, comfort dogs in court do opposite
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As dogs and other animals are increasingly used in courts to comfort and calm prosecution witnesses, a few voices are calling for keeping the practice on a short leash, saying they could bias juries. The use of dogs in courts has spread quickly across the U.S. with a growing number of laws... Read More

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