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6 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

DHEC: Kitten exposes 14 people to rabies, other pets quarantined

A rabid kitten exposed 14 people in Anderson County to the deadly disease, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Pets, Anderson County, SC, Health, Vaccinations

14 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

Why Can't That Be a Pet?

PORTLAND PEOPLE own goats, chickens, ferrets, and boa constrictors... so why stop there? Snubbing certain creatures because of their looks or murderous natures is nothing but animal racism - so let's look at some of the pros and cons of keeping these less likely beasts as pets!

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Related Topix: Pets

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBC News

Regina vet clinic helps fire fighters treat rescued pets

Scruffie, a model pooch on hand to show how the device works, is fitted with a specially-designed oxygen mask by a Saskatoon firefighter.

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Related Topix: Pets, Fire, Canada

ElmLeaves

Traveling tent clinic aims to tackle rabies in Franklin Park

The line of people and pets formed a gigantic U-shape in a portion of the parking lot at Jewel grocery, 10203 Grand Ave., Franklin Park, Aug. 19. It was mostly dogs on leashes though there were a few cats in carrying bags and at least one ferret.

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Related Topix: Pets, Franklin Park, IL, Chicago, IL, Vaccinations, Health, Cook County, IL, Logan Square (Chicago, IL)

SouthCoastToday.com

Brian J. Lowney: Stolen ferret a reminder of delicate demands on owners

The recent theft of a baby ferret from a Fall River pet store is the latest incident in a string of malicious crimes targeting animals in the city.

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Related Topix: Pets, Fall River, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star999.com

Pet Pals: Junior & Martin

Name: Junior & Martin Breed: Ferret Age: Junior is a 6 year old altered male. Martin is a 2 year old altered male Bio : Come meet Junior and Martin the ferrets! These two handsome boys are bonded and the very best of friends.

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Related Topix: Pets

Miltonkeynes Today

Looking after Milton Keynes' abandoned pets on the farm

Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Milton Keynes South, Andrew Pakes, got out on the farm last week to see what happens to abandoned and rescued animals from the city.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, Pets, United Kingdom, Northamptonshire County, England, Bedfordshire County, England

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Robesonian

Of pets, mosquitoes and Ebola

These will run Aug. 25 to Aug. 29. If you got a one-year vaccination last year at the fire departments, this would be a great opportunity to get the three-year shot, thus keeping your animal current.

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Related Topix: Pets, Fire, Vaccinations, Health, Bladen County, NC, Carteret County, NC, Medicine, Malaria

Anson Record

Rabies case confirmed in Burnsville area

A cat from the Burnsville community has tested positive for rabies, Dr. Fred Thompson, Anson County Health Director, reported on Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Burnsville, NC, Anson County, NC, Pets, Vaccinations, Health

ABC News

PHOTO: A family is pictured walking in an airport in this stock image.

The dog days of summer are upon us and plenty of canines are making aviation news like the flying German Shepherd as well as snakes, ferrets, cats and even a shark vs. plane scenario.

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Related Topix: Pets, Travel

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Robesonian

County to get update on rabies outreach

Members of the Robeson County Board of Commissioners will get an update Monday on the upcoming biannual rabies vaccination clinic and semiannual spay and neuter programs being offered by the Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association.

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Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Vaccinations, Health, Pets, HIV/AIDS

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

Cool City Pets up for adoption on Saturday

Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, Aug. 16, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Pets

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Examiner.com

The Pines Pet Cemetery offers comfort in a peaceful setting

The Pines Pet Cemetery has more of an atmosphere of a peaceful park than a cemetery.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Pets

Observer

Thoughts & Views: 'Wretched writers welcome'

The Bulwer-Lytton Contest winners for 2014 have been announced, and I feel compelled to share some of them with you.

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Related Topix: State University, AR, Pets, Canada,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

A place for remembering pets

There is a quiet oasis in West County where people go to remember and pay tribute to their late pets.

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Related Topix: Hamsters, Pets, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Twin Oaks, MO

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Robesonian

Vets to offer discounted rabies shots

The Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association will hold its biannual Rabies Vaccination Clinic at all 32 fire departments across the county from Aug. 25 to Aug. 29. During the program, rabies vaccinations will be offered at a discounted price of $8 to dogs, cats and ferrets.

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Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Vaccinations, Health, Pets, Lumberton, NC

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Winchester fire fighters save family ferrets

Around 12 fire fighters were called to Weston Colley, near Micheldever , at 9.45pmlast night, who managed to save the pets.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

TMNT Ninja Turtles party, free pizza and fun, August 10

Celebrate the return of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a free party hosted at Petland Albuquerque on Sunday, August 10. Petland Albuquerque is a cool pet store that has friendly staff, a variety of animals that you can pet and lots of free events happening all the time.

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Related Topix: Pets, Turtles, Albuquerque, NM

CBS Local

NJ Animal Control Officers Concerned By Spike In Rabies Cases

An alarming spike in rabies cases has caused concern in part of New Jersey and officials want to get the word out.

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Related Topix: Pets

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Wave

They're like family, but they need a permit

Monkeys, ferrets and snapping turtles are among the animals that are illegal as pets in California - but people try to keep them anyway, judging from the number of exotic creatures that end up with local or state animal-control authorities, rehabilitation centers, and private zoos.

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Related Topix: Pets, California, Cherry Valley, CA, Glen Avon, CA

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