Pets

Tarrah Gibbons
August 02, 2020 - 3:24 pm
As we enter our new normal, we can all agree that hand sanitizer, face masks, and disinfectant wipes have become the new checklist. Experts warn about putting hand sanitizer on dogs’ paws.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 23, 2020 - 10:52 am
When animal shelters tried to find foster homes for pets during the coronavirus pandemic, volunteers across the United States were interested. Here is how you can foster or adopt a pet during this global crisis.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 18, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Are you lonely during the coronavirus pandemic? Pedigree, the company known for its dog food, is hosting dog adoptions via Zoom amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tarrah Gibbons
April 29, 2020 - 3:56 pm
Do pets have to social distance during the coronavirus pandemic? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended social distancing guidelines to pets amid the coronavirus.
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Jacquie Cadorette
April 27, 2020 - 7:00 am
With stay-at-home orders in effect around the globe amidst the coronavirus pandemic, many are getting creative with ways they can effectively get some fresh air while dodging charges for not being in their homes.
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John McDevitt
March 05, 2020 - 11:32 am
After a dog in Hong Kong was found to have a low level of the fast-spreading coronavirus, concerns of animals getting the disease or spreading it grew. Here’s what you need to know about your pets’ susceptibility to the contagious illness.
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September 27, 2019 - 11:29 pm
DENVER (AP) — Duane Chapman, known to millions as the star of the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show, tells People magazine that he is facing his own medical problems after the death of his wife from cancer. Chapman, 66, appeared on Monday's episode of "The Dr. Oz Show" in which he learned...
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May 22, 2019 - 9:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. The half-hour chase began around 7 p.m. in Santa...
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Peter Kaiser (9) poses with his lead dogs, Morrow, left, and Lucy., Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Nome, Alaska, after winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It's the first Iditarod victory for Kaiser in his 10th attempt. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
March 13, 2019 - 10:42 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A young Pete Kaiser had the drive to learn about racing sled dogs and the family and community to support his passion. Years later, he won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Growing up, Kaiser had plenty of sled dogs to choose from at his parents' kennel in Bethel, a rural...
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In this Feb. 26, 2019 photo is the Fritz Creek General Store, shown near Homer, Alaska. A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat's presence violates food safety standards. The Homer News reported Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that the Fritz Creek General Store near the small city of Homer has been home for Stormy since 2012. (Megan Pacer/Homer News via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 2:49 pm
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat's presence violates food safety standards. The Homer News reported Thursday that the Fritz Creek...
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