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  • Orland Park may outlaw 'puppy mill' sales

    Orland Park may outlaw 'puppy mill' sales
    Orland Park trustees are considering banning the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," in village pet stores. Mayor Dan McLaughlin asked Trustee Pat Gira, chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee, to look into...
  • 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...
  • Weekend preview: Hot air, hot music and a jellyfish sombrero

    Weekend preview: Hot air, hot music and a jellyfish sombrero
    It’s not often that the Broward Center for the Performing Arts offers a concert by a singer whose songs are heard among the thumpy pop hits on Y100, but there are all kinds of new things going on at the big house on the New River. To be sure, it&...
  • Support domestic-abuse victims, their pets at Harbor House Paws for Peace Walk

    Support domestic-abuse victims, their pets at Harbor House Paws for Peace Walk
      Bring your family, friends and pets and join the walk to raise awareness about the impact of domestic abuse on pets and their owners at Harbor House’s Paws for Peace event this Saturday, April 26. Survivors often won’t leave an abusive...
  • 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...
  • Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals

    Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals
    The Maryland SPCA’s 19th annual March for the Animals, scheduled for April 27, received a kickstart in the form of a challenge gift of $5,000 from Pet+ER of Towson. For every online donation of $40 or more received through April 10, Pet+ER will...
  • Mah-jongg exhibit runs at Jewish Museum

    Mah-jongg exhibit runs at Jewish Museum
    As Judy Greiner strolled through San Francisco's Chinatown in the mid-20th century, she couldn't help noticing that the bespectacled Jewish bubbes and tattooed Asian gamblers were eyeing one another with wary respect. You wouldn't want to meet a...
  • Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas

     Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas
    LAS VEGAS — Telling friends that you're heading to Las Vegas for some Shakespeare is a bit like claiming you read Playboy for the interviews. Well, I did indeed head to Vegas last weekend to see "The Tempest," and I can guarantee that I was the...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration

    Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration
    Earth Day is April 22, and Disney's Animal Kingdom park will be celebrating with its annual Party for the Planet event.  This year's celebration will teach guests what they can do to make their backyards wildlife-friendly, as well as ways to connect...
  • Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter

    Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter
    A animal advocacy group is planning a rally today to highlight what members say are inadequate operations at the Baltimore County animal shelter. Organizers of the group, Reform Baltimore County Animal Services, say they will host the rally at 5:30 p.m....
  • County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]

    County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]
    After reading the article, "Rally calls for improvements at Baltimore County animal shelter" (April 8), I feel compelled to share again, as I did to The Sun last year, that the Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has reached out to...