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A comforting paw

Both Sadie and Bill, a Vietnam veteran, have caring hearts for veterans. Sadie wears patches for each branch of the military...

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___Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US importsBEIJING (AP) — China announces retaliatory tax increases on $60...

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AP PHOTOS: Survivor, Lucky and other pets get help in floods

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A bedraggled kitten in North Carolina got a new nickname — "Survivor" — when it was pulled with its owner...

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Kitten named 'Survivor' rescued with owner from Hurricane Florence

He’s the littlest Survivor of Hurricane Florence.

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Sept. 11Los Angeles Times on the departure of CBS Chairman...

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Animal advocates plan October conference

The 2018 Animal Conference is planned Oct. 22-23 at the Skirvin-Hilton Hotel.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog.New York...

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Wildlife group: Exotic pets trade activity rises on Facebook

BANGKOK (AP) — A wildlife monitoring group says research it has conducted since 2016 has found a sharp increase in the number...

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The mystery of Izzy

It seems half of Norman is aware of the long search for Izzy, a tiny female Yorkshire terrier, and the offer of a $2,000 reward.

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Dog bites man who tried to kidnap 11-year-old girl in Pasadena

Pasadena police are investigating after they say a man tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl who was out with her dog. This...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Costumed dogs and owners attend Remington Bark event

Remington Park opened the gates to a different four-legged race on Saturday as canines and their owners attended the racing...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Pet Food Pantry receives 13,000 pounds of food from animal rescue group, pet food company

American Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food recently delivered six and a half tons (13,000 pounds) of food to local...

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Police break up Spanish ring selling endangered turtles

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have shut down what they believe to be Europe's biggest illegal turtle farm, selling endangered...

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Protect birds by reining in cats

Although some cat owners still let their pets roam free, the felines are a leading cause of bird mortality, and bird and cat...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

PRAGUE — When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull...

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Remington Bark charity dog event highlights park's opening

The annual thoroughbred horse racing season at Remington Park will kick off Friday, highlighted by the return of the Remington...

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The Latest: Woman often walked dog near site of gator attack

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal alligator attack in South Carolina. (all times local):4:50 p.m.A man...

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A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

PRAGUE (AP) — When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull...

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Sheriff: S Carolina woman didn't feed ex's dog for 30 days

LAURENS, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a woman refused to feed her ex-boyfriend's dog for at least a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 18, 2018: Check out the annual Cat Video Festival at the Myriad Gardens

The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, returns by popular request tonight at the Myriad Botanical Gardens,...

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Dog day in Bolivia: Church honors patron saint of canines

EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Many Bolivians brought their dogs, often freshly groomed and dressed in costumes, to the parish of...

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OKC Animal Shelter hosting free adoptions for 'Clear the Shelter' event

The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter is participating in the annual 'Clear the Shelter' event from noon to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying...

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Cat-alyst for change

There is a day set out each year in Oklahoma City, where thousands of cat ears can be seen on the Devon Lawn and Band Shell....

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Family says puppy stolen from terminally ill 5-year-old

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mother says someone broke in to her family's home and stole a puppy belonging to her...

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Beasts unburden: Donkeys at mini ranch help people de-stress

ULSTER PARK, N.Y. (AP) — In most of the world, donkeys are beasts of burden, but the only job of the long-eared denizens of...

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Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock

Not all plants are wholesome for foraging animals.Certain species of milkweed, for example, that are highly valued as host...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Wisconsin man loses limbs after contracting rare illness from dog saliva

Doctors amputated Greg Manteufal's lower legs and hands when he contracted a rare illness from dog saliva.

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Bring on the cake: France's baby panda has his 1st birthday

PARIS (AP) — France's first baby panda celebrated his first birthday Saturday with a cake of bamboo, honey, apples, oranges,...

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The Algonquin Hotel throws a 'purrty,' feline fashion show

NEW YORK (AP) — The "meowdels" wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel's annual feline fashion show,...

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Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated...

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Colorado Springs' 8-week-old giraffe euthanized

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs zoo says it decided to euthanize its 8-week-old giraffe after veterinarians...

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Dog daycare owner out after customer says he kicked her dog

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A dog daycare chain says it has taken over the operations of a western Michigan franchise after a...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Dog meat campaign say tests find rabies at Indonesia markets

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Anti-dog meat campaigners say tests of just nine dog carcasses from markets on the Indonesian island...

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Italy: Quake rescue dog's poisoning prompts crackdown calls

ROME (AP) — The fatal poisoning of a rescue dog used to find survivors in a quake in Italy is sparking calls for tougher...

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Pets rescued after Greece's devastating fire find new homes

PIKERMI, Greece (AP) — The kitten lay on the ground so perfectly still that passing volunteer rescuers had initially written...

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OKC Animal Welfare seeks community's help to assist with summer overcrowding

The summer months are tough times for animal shelters across the country, and it’s no different in Oklahoma City.

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When NYPD horses lose shoes, the blacksmith comes to them

NEW YORK (AP) — It's like AAA for horses.When one of the New York Police Department's horses loses a metal shoe, or they just...

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Pregnant again! April the giraffe's calf is due in March

NEW YORK (AP) — You don't need to stick your neck out to predict that this bundle of joy is going to get some attention.April,...

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Bad dogs die young, many from euthanasia, British study says

Bad dogs tend to die young, according to a British study that says aggression, excessive barking and disobedience are among...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Cat Video Festival romps back into downtown OKC this summer

The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, will return by popular request Aug. 18 at the Myriad Botanical...

The producer

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There’s nothing basic about the career of Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as the most successful theater producer in the world.

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