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  • Cool it on Ice Bucket Challenge, and keep Gov. Brown's dog out of it

    Cool it on Ice Bucket Challenge, and keep Gov. Brown's dog out of it
    As if the parade of publicity-seeking celebrities, newscasters, tech billionaires and past and present politicians dumping pails of ice water on themselves wasn’t tiresome and annoying enough, now we must watch California’s First Dog subjected to this humiliation.
  • Wayne Pacelle: Pigeon shoots are not a sport and should be banned

    Live animals are not meant to serve as targets or afternoon entertainment. Using these feeling, breathing animals as animated targets is not a right, or even close to a right. It is a medieval wrong. I'm speaking of Pennsylvania's throwback pigeon...

    Don't buy kids pet turtles because they love the mutant ninja movie, rescue group says

    Don't buy kids pet turtles because they love the mutant ninja movie, rescue group says
    Even if your kid is totally hyped about turtles thanks to the soon-to-be-released Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, don't buy them one, pleads American Tortoise Rescue. Real turtles are boring to most kids, can transmit diseases and too often end up...

    Pennsylvania may bar use of drones to help or harass hunters

    HARRISBURG — State lawmakers may regulate the use of aerial drones to monitor hunting activities and help hunters pursue game. The Senate weighed in on the emerging national issue last month when it unanimously approved legislation to ban the use...

    Use simple protective measures to keep coyotes at bay

    Use simple protective measures to keep coyotes at bay
    Q: I'm very concerned about coyotes; the problem is worse than ever around here. I'm especially worried about my little Bichon Frise, who has no way to defend herself. Recently, there was a coyote attack nearby on a dog who didn't survive. I don't want...