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45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

The front yard at a home where over two dozen dogs were killed in an overnight fire in North Las Vegas is shown on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Firefighters say at least 41 dogs were killed and 52 survived after the fire. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Chase Stevens)

September 29, 2014 3:54 pmLoading…
45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

A small dog looks out from beneath a car in the front yard at a home where more than two dozen dogs were killed in an overnight fire in North Las Vegas on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Firefighters say at least 41 dogs were killed and 52 survived after the fire. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal,…

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45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

A North Las Vegas animal control officer walks through the front yard at a home where over two dozen dogs were killed in an overnight fire in North Las Vegas on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Firefighters say at least 41 dogs were killed and 52 survived after the fire. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Jo…

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45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A weekend fire that tore through a North Las Vegas home with 93 small dogs — more than 15 times the maximum number of canines allowed in a house by the city — killed 45 of them and injured one man.

September 29, 2014 3:54 pm Photos

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Right at home: critter comforts for older pets

Right at home: critter comforts for older pets

Just as there are lots of products on the market to help ease the aches of human old age, there is also a good selection for senior dogs and cats.

September 23, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

In this photo provided by Wayfair.com, folding steps like these help ease the transport of elderly pets and can be conveniently stored at home or in your vehicle. (AP Photo/Wayfair.com)

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Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

In this photo provided by Wayfair.com, an elevated set of dishes like these, which are adjustable for changing pet needs, is a good idea for dogs with joint issues. There are ones available for cats too. (AP Photo/Wayfair.com)

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Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

Right at Home: critter comforts for older pets

In this photo provided by Wayfair.com, a pet stroller may be the best way to take your elderly pet out for some fresh air. One with large tires makes it easy to go for a run or hike; a protective screen keeps insects and dirt out of the interior, and keeps your pet safely in the stroller. (A…

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Prop. money would rebuild Pima County animal shelter

Prop. money would rebuild Pima County animal shelter

If approved, $22 million in bonds would solve overcrowding and unhealthy conditions.

September 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Dogs pose a threat to bighorn sheep survival

Dogs pose a threat to bighorn sheep survival

Hikers have been seen with dogs in banned areas.

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Sahuarita unhappy with cost of Pima animal control

Sahuarita unhappy with cost of Pima animal control

Town renews contract but is looking for alternatives.

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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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