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Driving lessons Auto racing is a popular sport, and many of us would love get behind the wheel of a race car. Racing schools offer lessons for all sorts of racing, be it stock car racing, Formula 1 racing, Indy Cars, and even Kart racing. For the novice...
It's the yucky part of high school science classes — dissecting frog organs or slicing open a stretched-out earthworm. But in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, students are also cutting up cats, and that has some parents up in arms. "So many...
We all want to live safely, including with dogs. With that purpose in mind, we should adopt policies that have succeeded, and avoid ones that failed. Breed-specific regulation did not originate with pit bulls. Long Branch, N.J., banned the Spitz in...
Here's a summer reminder: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry infected fleas and plague, a bacterial disease people can contract through close contact with the furry animals, health officials warned. “Plague is naturally present in many parts of...
Two cats and a dog were rescued by Palm Beach County firefighters after a fire in Wellington Monday. At 4 p.m., crews were called to the 2000 block of Shaughnessy Drive in Wellington for reports of a structure fire. The caller stated that the home was...
Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
When Lisa Welch's dog, Sanchee, died in September, it was heartbreaking. But one thing that made it easier for her was the way the death was handled. She had Sanchee cremated and her ashes put into an urn that now sits on the family mantelpiece. "It...
Tags: Human Interest
American News, Aberdeen, S.D.Northeast South Dakota Spay and Neuter Coalition --What it is: A nonprofit organization that will offer low-cost spaying and neutering services to low-income pet owners. --Why it was created: To help curb animal overpopulation and reduce the number of...
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My Pet WorldThe U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
The Hartford CourantJim Lee creates artwork out of his imagination. Lee, who teaches printmaking at Hartford Art School, has been making prints to expand on a personal mythology he has created on the subject of soothsaying and fortunetelling. "There's a teacup on an iron...
The Hartford Courant"There are about 218 million pets in the United States, not counting several million fish." This rather deadpan accounting begins a recent release from the federal government that estimates how much we spend on our dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, potbelly...
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