| Apr 4, 2012
If spring is truly "in the air," your pets should be able to pick up the scent! Here are some tips to help pets handle the change of seasons:
1. Preventive veterinary care: Have you seen your veterinarian lately? Twice-annual exams are a good idea,...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Animal Care and Control celebrated "Pet New Year" with the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in an event that promotes pet vaccinations and microchipping.
Held at the Alaska Mill and Feed warehouse, the Pet New Year offered discounted rabies...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:22 PM
A Texas school district's plan to track students with microchips implanted in mandatory IDs has at least one parent charging it's an invasion of his daughter's privacy.
Beginning in the middle of October, roughly 4,200 students at John Jay High School...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:40 PM
How do you write Lin's Bin?
Lin's Bin starts with a question.
Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts?
Where does the time go?
Why are teenagers so cranky?
The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:00 AM
America's shelters euthanized an estimated 3 million to 4 million animals last year. Most had been lost, abandoned or otherwise unwanted. But animal rights experts say it doesn't have to be that way, and people looking to help don't necessarily have to...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:37 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
Like presents for young children who...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:08 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A Hillcrest woman is posting “Cat owners beware” signs around her neighborhood after her own pet was trapped by a neighbor and dropped off at an animal shelter.
Marilyn Margion hung "missing cat" signs around her neighborhood...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Leann Munro's pet cat Pebbles has gone on quite a ride these past two months.
Pebbles somehow managed to lodge himself into the engine of Munro’s car, taking the cat on a ride that nearly cost him his life.
"He's had a couple surgeries on his...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Gidget is a 5 year old Collie/Hound mix who has been at the RVSPCA since the middle of June. Gidget is a large dog with plenty of energy. She would best fit in with an outgoing, active family with older children and no other pets. She has good...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The family of the couple killed in the explosion on the southeast side late Saturday night is reaching out to the community for help in finding the victims' dog.
Dion and Jennifer Longworth, a Greenwood school teacher, were killed after a nearby home...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:00 PM
About five years after Shakira the Siberian Husky went missing from a Georgia home, owner Heather Jackson was so excited to get her best friend back she drove through the night to McHenry County Animal Control for the reunion.
Jackson and her brother...
| Apr 20, 2012
The permanent Civil War exhibit of the Washington County Historical Society contains many Antietam artifacts and parts of the personal collection of Sharpsburg educator John Philemon Smith.
Philemon was 17 at the time of the Battle of Antietam and...