| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Jenny Oswald has heard the stories of raccoons in her neighborhood. So she's not taking any chances with her pets.
"I won't be letting them outside by themselves," she said.
Animal control is advising of rogue raccoons in the area of 13th and Tyler....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:24 AM
It's getting late and you're wrapping up chores before bed. Half asleep, you walk out back to throw the garbage away when you are face-to-face with Rocky Raccoon, sitting on your garbage can, eating a persimmon.
"What?" he says, wiping the juice off his...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:43 AM
No one has claimed ownership of three dogs that roamed around a South Los Angeles elementary school Tuesday, attacking pedestrians who were unlucky enough to come upon them.
The dogs were “wandering the streets” and bit several women, said...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A blue heeler puppy near El Dorado was euthanized after contacting rabies, a county administrator said, because it was too young for a vaccination before contracting the disease from a skunk.
Janice Powers, Director of the Butler County Health...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: My 13-year-old dog passed away last month. I'm grateful I was able to be with him when he passed away at home. My buddy did have a full checkup two months before. The veterinarian had asked about any changes in the dog's behavior. While standing in the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Buster, our One-Eyed Jack Russell terrier, does a pretty good Elvis impression when we walk into the vet's office.
I'm all shook up when I get the bill.
Buster, who lost an eye last year to glaucoma (he's fine), will soon get the shivers because it'...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:39 PM
The Orange County Humane Society will host a rabies vaccine clinic for Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents' pets Saturday.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., dogs can get a rabies vaccine for $8 at the Costa Mesa Bark Park at 890 Arlington Drive, according to...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
In a surefire moment of creepy crawly-ness, a live rabid bat was found on the floor of a bedroom closet in Mokena last week.
Besides the eek factor, it was also Will County's fourth confirmed case of wildlife rabies this year, and health officials are...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Amanda Elizabeth Zens, 20, of 301 S. Boyd St., No. 1, driving with suspended license, fined $270 and sentenced to 30 days in jail with 25 days suspended; failure to maintain financial responsibility, fined $120 and sentenced to 30 days in jail with 29...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:46 AM
A rabies alert was issued Thursday morning for the Geneva area of eastern Seminole County, and is in effect for 60 days.
The Florida Department of Health issued the alert in response to a bobcat that tested positive in the area during the past week....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:43 PM
When Typhoid Mary died in 1938, in medical exile on a tiny New York island, she took untold numbers of Salmonella typhi to her grave. No one knew how the bacteria managed to thrive and not kill her.
A team of microbiologists from Stanford University and...