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Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.

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Why do people look like their pets?

If someone compares you to a dog, chances are it's not a compliment.

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USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

FILE - This Oct. 7, 2008 file photo shows a puppy rescued from a puppy mill, north of Montreal, Canada at the SPCA in Montreal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a regulation that will require all puppies imported to the United States to be at least 6 months old, healthy and up…

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USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say.

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Dogs get jealous, right? Some science to back it up

Dogs get jealous, right? Some science to back it up

Pet owners won't be surprised in the least to hear this.

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Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

In this Dec. 25, 2013 photo provided by the University of California-San Diego, emotion researcher Christine Harris, a professor of psychology at the university, poses with her border collie in San Diego. Harris conducted a study on pets and jealousy. (AP Photo/University of California-San D…

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Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

Border collies Samwise, Arwen and Frodo inspired University of California-San Diego researcher Christine Harris to do a study on pet jealousy.

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Hands-off policy puts her in doghouse with sister, fiance

Serious dog lovers leave her feeling imposed upon.

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Saving man's best friends: Tucson's thriving animal rescue scene

Saving man's best friends: Tucson's thriving animal rescue scene

When triathlete Christy Holliger started running with some of the high-energy dogs at Pima Animal Care Center, she noticed a transformation. The stronger, feistier pups — often longtimers at the county shelter — learned leash skills and how to socialize with other animals and people. And the…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PAINTING

PAINTING

The painting of three pointers in a landscape brought $52,500 at Bonhams New York recently.

March 11, 2014 9:27 am
Pima County opens massive tent for overcrowded animal center

Pima County opens massive tent for overcrowded animal center

The Pima County Animal Care Center took a step toward easing overcrowding  by opening a massive, semipermanent tent for some of its animals.

March 07, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Science: Dogs feel no shame despite the look

Science: Dogs feel no shame despite the look

LOS ANGELES — The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting "Shame on you!" because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn't know what your rant is about.

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New Zealand Surf Dog

New Zealand Surf Dog

In this photo taken Feb. 24, 2010 made available Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Ralph, a mutt of an undetermined breed, surfs a wave with his owner Geoff Cox on the beach of Mt. Maunganui, near Auckland, New Zealand. The pair started surfing together after Cox found a dog life vest at a local pe…

January 16, 2014 7:22 pm
Pima Animal Care costs and conditions raise conflicts

Pima Animal Care costs and conditions raise conflicts

Fights are relatively common inside the overcrowded kennels at the Pima Animal Care Center. Dogs growl, gnash their teeth and bits of flesh are torn as they fight in cramped quarters for limited resources.

December 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dear Abby for Nov. 11

Dear Abby for Nov. 11

DEAR ABBY: My daughter “Jenny,” her husband, “Bob,” and their three dogs live with my husband and me in our home. We live on a fairly busy road. The dogs used to always be leashed when they were taken out. They have now made a habit of letting the dogs out without leashes.

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Photos: Dogs — from agility competition to surfing

Photos: Dogs — from agility competition to surfing

We love our dogs, but they do so much more than love us back. The go to school for us, help serve and protect us, and compete.

October 11, 2013 8:34 pm Photos

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White House pets

White House pets

President Warren G. Harding and his wife Florence appear on a White House balcony with their pet airedale Laddie Boy, ca. 1923. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

August 20, 2013 3:31 pm
Adopt a friend

Adopt a friend

Cappy - Domestic Shorthair • Age: 6 years.• Qualities: Who doesn't love a gentleman in a tuxedo? Cappy is easy to love, with his easygoing and affectionate personality. He gets along with other cats and loves a good lap.• Fee: $90 includes microchip, all shots and tests.• Contact: Hope Anima…

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Adopt a friend

Adopt a friend

Bear Bear - Cat• ID No.: 443847• Age: 2 years • Qualities: This total sweetheart loves to cuddle.• Fee: $13 July adoption specials.• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center.

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Adopt a friend

Adopt a friend

Find your BFF at one of Tucson's shelters and rescue groups. These groups also need volunteers and donations.

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