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  • A home for the holidays: No adoption fee for senior pets

    A home for the holidays: No adoption fee for senior pets
    Seminole County Animal Services is waiving the adoption fees for all “senior” dogs and cats (ages 6 and older) now through Nov. 15.  A perk of adopting a senior is that what you see is what you get: You know how big they are, most have...
  • Pit bull mix mauls pool cleaner in Riverside County

    Pit bull mix mauls pool cleaner in Riverside County
    A pool cleaner was recovering Thursday after a dog at the Riverside County home where he was working mauled his face, arm and leg. The injuries to the man’s right arm will probably require reconstructive work, said John Welsh of the Riverside...
  • Dog care — easier than Obamacare

    Dog care — easier than Obamacare
    It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being. I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
  • California's pot industry poses dangers

    I found the article on the poisoning death of a scientist's dog one of the most frightening things I have read in ages. ("Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?," May 10) For decades, local, state and federal officials...
  • Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim

    Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim
    Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly. “We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
  • Great Dane dined on 43 socks; all were removed in successful surgery

    Great Dane dined on 43 socks; all were removed in successful surgery
    A 140-pound Great Dane in Portland, Ore., is making headlines after a veterinarian found 43 1/2 socks in the dog’s stomach during surgery. The incident happened in February but only recently became public after the animal hospital where the...
  • Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill

    Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill
    A dog owner charged with murder in the mauling death last year of a woman in northern Los Angeles County testified Wednesday that he had no idea his pit bulls were capable of such an act. Alex Jackson, 31, told the Lancaster court that he had an...
  • West Hollywood mayor, others want a more dog-friendly park design

    West Hollywood mayor, others want a more dog-friendly park design
    The city of West Hollywood has spared no expense in a lavish makeover of its central park. First came a chic library and rooftop tennis courts, to the tune of $61 million. Just approved is an additional $86 million in amenities, including two rooftop...
  • Gordo, the dog hit by a van during a police chase, is out of surgery

    Gordo, the dog hit by a van during a police chase, is out of surgery
    Gordo, the small white dog who was struck by a fleeing van during a police pursuit on live TV and won the hearts of viewers, was recovering from surgery Thursday night. In a statement, Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services in Culver...
  • Lancaster man shown on video abusing puppy gets probation

    Lancaster man shown on video abusing puppy gets probation
    A Lancaster man was sentenced to probation Wednesday after pleading no contest to punching and body-slamming his 6-month-old pit bull mix puppy, prosecutors said. Robert Emmett Martin, 54, entered the plea to one felony count of cruelty to an animal,...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Anna Maria Island

    Florida Beach Guide: Anna Maria Island
    Anna Maria Island -- a slender 7-mile slip of Gulf sand balanced atop the crooked crab claw of north Longboat Key -- is a slow-motion kind of place. Sit a spell and taste the brine of the sea air as it bites softly at the back of your throat. Kick off...