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Rabies (INACTIVE)

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  • Dodger Stadium's creature comforts beckon even to skunks

     Dodger Stadium's creature comforts beckon even to skunks
    "Now playing second base and batting third, Pepe Le Pew." In the Dodgers' fairy-tale season, even the forest creatures have started showing up at the stadium — particularly a posse of wild skunks. And no, they don't stop at the security...
  • Facing the death of a pet is never easy

    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...
  • Nominate your favorite animal welfare hero

    Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who've sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey's ballad, "Hero" (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics: "Lord knows dreams are hard to...
  • Dog who pees indoors needs housetraining, not a 'time out'

    TYSON'S CORNER, VA -- These selected questions were answered by experts attending the BlogPaws Conference 2013 here May 16-18. Over 500 pet bloggers and writers gathered to learn more about using social media to educate pet owners. Q: My 1-year-old...
  • Program with tiny budget makes huge difference for pets, owners

    Program with tiny budget makes huge difference for pets, owners
    The teenager showed up in a panic on Thursday, cradling a wounded puppy in arms spattered with blood. A stray dog had attacked his 2-month-old pit bull on a walk near their South Los Angeles home. The city animal shelter nearby was the only place he...
  • Garden City takes on its feral cat population

    Garden City takes on its feral cat population
    Volunteers have a new plan to reduce the feral cat population in Garden City.       The Garden City Telegram (http://is.gd/zBsBFH ) reports that the Finney County Humane Society is planning a trap, neuter and release program. The effort will use...
  • Pit bull that attacked Bay Area fireman twice is spared

    Pit bull that attacked Bay Area fireman twice is spared
    A pit bull that charged at and bit a firefighter -- twice -- as he rendered aid inside a Bay Area home has been granted a reprieve from being euthanized. The 5-year-old pit bull mix, Indi, had completed a 10-day rabies quarantine on Thursday and was...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo honored for Serengeti program

    Lincoln Park Zoo honored for Serengeti program
    For its work vaccinating dogs against rabies around the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, the Lincoln Park Zoo has won a top national honor from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo announced Tuesday. The zoo's Serengeti Health Initiative,...
  • Raccoons in west Wichita more than just a nuisance

    Raccoons in west Wichita more than just a nuisance
    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....
  • Hansen: Wild animals and fantasies: same difference

     Hansen: Wild animals and fantasies: same difference
    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...
  • Pet shots: They're doggone costly

    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'...
  • El Dorado puppy euthanized after catching rabies

    El Dorado puppy euthanized after catching rabies
    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...