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3 hrs ago |

Minnesota Horse Expo leads April's last weekend for horse lovers

The Minnesota Horse Expo tops the list of equestrian events in the Upper Midwest for the final weekend of April.


Related Topix: Horse, Wisconsin, Bristol, WI, Elkhart Lake, WI, Lake Wisconsin, WI, Theresa, WI

7 hrs ago | Henley Standard

The story of Loppy the Easter bunny

IMOGEN became aware of the noise from the cage on the floor in her sleep. Valentina, her coffee and white-coloured hamster, regularly made a noise, moving about early in the morning.


Related Topix: Hamsters, Life, Holidays, Easter

11 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Size Of Animal's Brain Matters When It Comes To...

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches.


Related Topix: Gerbils, Duke University, UC Berkeley

14 hrs ago | WTLV

Exotic animals discovered during drug bust

Not a typical drug bust when narcotics officers came to this Woodstock home. They found exotic pets, squirrel, snakes, lizards, cats, dogs.


Related Topix: Drugs, Woodstock, GA, Exotic Pets, Marijuana, Weird

17 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

CLAWS reaches huge adoption milestone

The all-volunteer shelter started seven years ago with only resources to care for 20 cats and now they have up to 150 at a time.


Related Topix: Cats, Mesa County, CO

21 hrs ago |

Sean Is Looking for a New Home - Maybe Yours?

Submitted by the Romeoville Humane Society: Sean is a gorgeous 3-year-old male long hair mix available for adoption: Big boy Sean is a timid guy and can be easily spooked.


Related Topix: Romeoville, IL, Hamsters

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Author to read from book optioned for HBO series

Here's an excerpt from Chapter 10, "The Mimis," from "The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir," written by Domingo Martinez: Before they started junior high, my sisters Mare and Margie had preemptively developed the fantasy of "the Mimis" between themselves as a means to cope with any feelings of inferiority they might have otherwise experienced by moving ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, World News, Mexico, Dogs

Pet Product News

Guinea Pig

Legislation winding through the New York City Council would require the sterilization of rabbits and guinea pigs before sale and prohibit the purchase of cats and dogs produced at so-called puppy and kitten mills.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs

Kansas City InfoZine

Dog Ownership Benefits Families of Children with Autism

Columbia, MO - infoZine - Many families face the decision of whether to get a dog.


Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Dogs, University of Missouri

AKC Gazette

Great Breeds for First-Time Dog Owners

Searching for your first-ever dog? One of the breeds below might be perfect for you and your family.


Related Topix: Dogs

Norwalk Citizen News

Celebrities gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

The coffin of late Peaches Geldof, the daughter of rock singer Sir Bob Geldof, arrives at his home ahead of her funeral service at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, near Faversham, England, Monday April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Dogs

The Modesto Bee

Celebrities gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

Former Rolling Stones bass guitarist Bill Wyman arrives at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, near Faversham, England , for the funeral service of Peaches Geldof .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Dogs

Daily Mail

Nicole Richie and Cameron Diaz enjoy quality time as they step out...

Take a hike! Unlikely friends Nicole Richie and Cameron Diaz enjoy quality time as they step out for stroll with pet dogs Their friendship appears to have been forged on their mutual love of man's best friend, and it was during a walk with their respective pets that unlikely pals Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie did their catching up on Sunday.


Related Topix: Dogs

Milngavie Today

Douglas Academy Equestrian girls win first and fourth place rosettes

An equestrian team from Douglas Academy who have been going for less than a year won a first and fourth placed rosette recently.


Related Topix: Horse

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBC News

Montreal SPCA urges fostering Easter bunnies before buying

Celebrating Easter may be an enticing reason to get a pet rabbit for some families, but the folks at the Montreal SPCA are strongly advising against it.


Related Topix: Rabbits, Canada,

Gallery | Rescued Horses Now Healthy

Dawn Foil, left, and Johanna Wilson care for the neglected horses near Decatur. Horses are healthy Thursday, April 17, 2014 after they were found starving in Johnson County in February.


Related Topix: Cleburne, TX, Johnson County, TX, Horse

Sentinel & Enterprise

Homeowner blames himself for Townsend fire

A two-alarm fire in Townsend Saturday night is being investigated by the state fire marshal, though the lone resident of the home affected by the blaze says he is to blame.


Related Topix: Fire, Townsend, MA, Birds

Ventura County Star

Camarillo has an abundance of Easter Eggstravangazas

CHUCK KIRMAN/THE STAR Kids collect colorful plastic eggs at the Ventura County Animal Services' Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Camarillo, CA, Family, Kids, Ventura County, CA, Guinea Pigs

Striding Thoroughbreds in Japan

Isla Bonita wins Satsuki in spectacular style

Isla Bonita performed a spectacular finish in the Satsuki Sho Sunday afernoon, winning it by a 1 1/4-length over the 2,000-meter Nakayama turf in 1 minute 59.60 seconds.


Related Topix: Horse

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Connecticut Post

Himes joins Darien mother's fight for helmet safety

Kemi and O'D O'Donnell pose for a photo with their daughters, from left, Scout, 14, Layton, 19, Emory, 23, and a picture of Christen, who died in 1998 after being thrown from a horse she was riding.


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Horse, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Christopher Dodd