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12 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

DHEC: 6 people exposed to rabies in Upstate

Six people in Greenwood County have been referred to health care providers for preventive treatment after being exposed to rabies, the Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Greenwood County, SC, Dogs, Pets, Vaccinations, Health

14 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Fit Fido: 10 Apps To Keep Pets Healthy

Pet owners can now choose from an array of apps and gadgets including doggy Fitbits, meal-tracking and training apps, and scheduling tools to care for critters.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Chinchillas, Pets, Guinea Pigs

Thu Jul 24, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

At independent store, couple offers pets that swim, slither, crawl and fly

As kids, neither was allowed to have pets. So, Jennifer and Tim Clair now are sating their animal appetites at Get Tanked Salt Water Aquariums & Supplys, an independent pet shop the couple bought this month, replete with saltwater and freshwater fish, corals, crustaceans, reptiles, birds and other small animals.

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Related Topix: Pets, Citrus County, FL

Redditch Advertiser

Meet a skinny pig at the exotic pet awareness day

SKUNKS, parrots, ferrets, meerkats, skinny pigs, raccoons and many more will be on show at the Exotic Pet Awareness Day in Portway, near Wythall, this August.

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Related Topix: Pets, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Three rabid animals found in different areas around Onondaga County, bringing total to ten

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed three more cases of wild animals testing positive for rabies from three different towns.

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Related Topix: Onondaga County, NY, Nedrow, NY, Manlius, NY, Pets

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Neatorama

Found: Cat Snake

A found pet ad was posted at Craiglist for Richmond, Virginia. If it's yours, you should go get it.

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Related Topix: Pets, Richmond, VA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Rabid cat found in Pittsville

Rabid cat found in Pittsville Wicomico County Health Department said Monday a cat was found in Pittsville.

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Related Topix: Wicomico County, MD, Pittsville, MD, Pets

StarNewsOnline.com

Reminder: Free Rabies Clinic - Saturday at New Hanover shelter

A Free Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets is set for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the New Hanover County Animal Services Shelter, located at 180 Division Drive in Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Pets, New Hanover County, NC, Wilmington, NC

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Rabies cases reported

Two bats in Vilas county have been diagnosed with rabies in the past week and a Vilas county health official cautions the public to make sure pets are vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Vilas County, WI, Pets, Health, Vaccinations

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Low cost ferret entertainment

Ferrets are intelligent little creatures who need constant stimulation to keep them from boredom.

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Related Topix: Pets

The Morning Call

Preventives would slash the incidence of heartworm in dogs and cats

Pets can run, but they can't hide from heartworm disease, which occurs in all 50 states.

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Related Topix: Pets, Moncks Corner, SC

Castanet.net

Dozens of pets evacuated

As of Thursday night the Kelowna shelter was in a position to take in 31 dogs, 22 cats and assess as need be.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Pets

The Lebanon Daily News

Humane Society's cage-free cat colony now open

Suzy Biever, communications director at the Humane Society of Lebanon County, opens one of the new cat condos on Thursday at the Jacksown Township shelter.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, Myerstown, PA, Pets

Cleveland.com

Suzanne Donofrio, Bay Village pet sitter: Five Questions

A: I have had animals of all kinds in my care since I was a kid. We have always had a dog and fish and birds and you name it.

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Related Topix: Pets, Bay Village, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Officials toss list of banned animals

West Virginia's Dangerous Wild Animal Board has thrown out a proposed list of banned exotic animals and will now use a list created for Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Agriculture, Science, Pets, Exotic Pets

Free Republic

WV: Public Comment Period Open for "Dangerous Wild Animal" List

In lieu of a public hearing, a comment period has been established during which any interested person may send comments concerning these proposed rules.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Guinea Pigs, Pets

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Cooling showers loved by creatures great and small

An animal rescue centre in Flintshire began the innovative practice last summer when its efforts to keep ferrets cool hit the headlines.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Pets

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

County sees spike in rabies cases

Henry County is seeing a much higher number of confirmed, positive cases of rabies in 2014.

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Related Topix: Henry County, GA, Hampton, GA, Pets, Vaccinations, Health

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Humane Society opens mall adoption center

In the three weekends since the opening of the Humane Society of Pinellas satellite pet adoption center at Westfield Countryside, permanent homes have been found for 29 animals.

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Related Topix: Pets, Opinion

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Campers get hands on with animals

Stephen LeBlanc, Caldwell Zoo educator, shows off Monty, a ball python, to children during the Myths and Legends Camp at the Zoo on Friday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Pets

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