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Valpo cops rescue dog left in hot vehicle

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police and animal control officers rescued a dog left locked inside a hot vehicle parked outside Wal-Mart, 2400 Morthland Drive.

July 08, 2014 11:45 am

Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better, and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen

October 29, 2013 11:40 am
Pet arthritis: No cure but meds, therapy can help

Pet arthritis: No cure but meds, therapy can help

Tahlula started life as a victim of bad breeding and will end it as a victim of arthritis.

August 28, 2011 12:00 am

Nowadays most US rabies cases come from wildlife

Rabies prevention in the United States is by and large a success story, with just one to four people dying of rabies each year in the U.S. thanks to widespread pet vaccinations and aggressive treatment for people bitten by potentially rabid animals.

August 09, 2011 1:05 pm
Several new flea treatments join pet care market

Several new flea treatments join pet care market

Veterinarian Kim Nicholas lost several patients because fleas sucked the blood out of them.

July 02, 2011 12:00 am
How to make your dog's days of summer safer

How to make your dog's days of summer safer

Ready for your dog's days of summer?

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
Bone up on pet first aid

Bone up on pet first aid

When Roxy overeats, she goes whole hog.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am
Dogs and water: How to play and exercise safely

Dogs and water: How to play and exercise safely

When you think of four-legged swimmers, Labrador retrievers might come to mind. But any dog can take to the water if enticed properly.

June 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Teens with dogs are more active

Teens with dogs are more active

Dog ownership appears to make teens more active, according to a new study. The teens in dog-owning families logged about 15 additional minutes of moderate-to-vigorous activity per week.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am

Hay fever season around corner, to hit pet allergy sufferers hard

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. | Allergy specialists are warning that hay fever season is about to begin and it could be hardest on people with pet allergies.

August 13, 2010 12:00 am
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