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Pet groomer faces more animal cruelty charges

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Uber launches pet-friendly transportation option uberPET

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This rescue dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation

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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation

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Dogs living in filthy conditions surrendered to Humane Society of Missouri

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Woman tests hotel's pet policy, brings her horse

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Pet groomer faces more animal cruelty charges
A Forsyth County pet grooming business owner is now facing an additional charge of animal cruelty as well as an investigation into other possible incidents, police said. Michelle Louise Root, owner of Paw’sh Paws in Cumming, turned herself in Wednesday night at the Forsyth County jail, Cumming Deputy police Chief Aletha Barrett told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She was released on bond   Read More ...
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National Dog Show most perfect piece of programming I’ve ever seen: Seinfeld actor John O’Hurley
Seinfeld actor and National Dog Show host John O’Hurley on the history of the pinnacle event following the Thanksgiving Day Parade.   Read More ...
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Uber launches pet-friendly transportation option uberPET
SINGAPORE: Pet owners in Singapore will soon find it easier to transport their furry friends with the launch of Uber's new uberPET ride option from Friday (Oct 20). Customers of the ride-hailing app can choose the uberPET option when they book their ride to get a driver who is willing to accept pets in his or her car. Common household pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, turtles, hamsters, birds in cages and fish in bowls or plastic bags will be allowed under the scheme, Uber said in a blogpost   Read More ...
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On Gardening: Bolivian Sunset is dazzling shady groundcover
Shady groundcovers that bloom are much sought after in the gardening world, and Bolivian Sunset holds one of the most beautiful opportunities. The name itself conjures up visions of exotic colors. Bolivian Sunset is known botanically as Seemannia sylvatica and indeed is native to Bolivia and Peru. It also has another common name and that is hardy gloxinia. It is cold hardy from zones 8 and higher though everyone can enjoy it as a containerized plant to be enjoyed on the porch patio or deck and likewise indoors   Read More ...
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3 Moveable Islands for Small Kitchens
A spacious kitchen may be on everyone’s wish list, but small kitchens are the reality in many older homes, condos, and apartments. If you feel short on storage space, don’t have enough counter space to prep large meals, or need an extra dining surface, these movable kitchen islands are the perfect solution. When you’re done using them, you can simply move them to the side for a more open kitchen   Read More ...
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California is the first state to ban the pet store sale of puppy mill dogs
California’s Assembly Bill 485 has passed, making California the first state to ban the sale of commercially-bred pets in pet stores statewide. “This landmark law breaks the puppy mill supply chain that pushes puppies into California pet stores and has allowed unscrupulous breeders to profit from abusive practices,” said Matt Bershadker, President and CEO of the ASPCA. “We’re proud to be part of the coalition that worked alongside Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell to pass this critical animal protection bill, and thank the California legislature and Governor Brown for sending the clear message that industries supporting animal cruelty will not be tolerated in our society   Read More ...
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'It’s hump day': Camel, mini-donkeys surprise Omaha bride on her big day
He was a big brown hairy guy named Zebediah, a dromedary camel who was decked out in a black bow tie. Brown’s new husband, Marcus Brown, arranged for the camel to be brought to Bridge North Chapel near 40th and Cuming Streets as a surprise for his wife, who volunteers with him at the ranch and loves Zeb – a guy known for his outgoing personality   Read More ...
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This rescue dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
The before and after pics are incredible! This rescue dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation The before and after pics are incredible! When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur   Read More ...
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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur.   Read More ...
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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur.   Read More ...
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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur.   Read More ...
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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur.   Read More ...
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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur.   Read More ...
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Lucky the rescued dog was given a new lease of life after a grooming transformation
When dog groomer Kari Falla saw a heart-wrenching Facebook post about a little dog abandoned on a busy road in Florida, she knew she had to help. The poor thing was in a bad way with incredibly matted fur.   Read More ...
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3 Moveable Islands for Small Kitchens
A spacious kitchen may be on everyone’s wish list, but small kitchens are the reality in many older homes, condos, and apartments. If you feel short on storage space, don’t have enough counter space to prep large meals, or need an extra dining surface, these movable kitchen islands are the perfect solution. When you’re done using them, you can simply move them to the side for a more open kitchen   Read More ...
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Johor Prince: Just adopted a kitten, no need for pet stores
PETALING JAYA: While many Malaysians prefer to purchase pets from a store, Johor Prince Tunku Idris Sultan Ibrahim feels that adopting a stray is the way to go. In an Instagram posting, Tunku Idris revealed that he had adopted a stray cat instead of visiting a pet store. “Just adopted (rescued) this stray kitten. No need for pet stores,” he said in the post   Read More ...
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Ruckus at civic body meet over owners not cleaning pets' poop
The issue cropped up after the civic administration tabled a proposal for awarding contract of sterilisation of stray dogs for three years There was ruckus during the standing committee meeting of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday over pet owners not cleaning their pets' poop from roads across the city. Members from all political parties cried in unison, and demanded action against such pet owners   Read More ...
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Dogs living in filthy conditions surrendered to Humane Society of Missouri
ST. LOUIS, MO – The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 27 Yorkshire Terrier dogs from a suspected former breeder in Bates County in western Missouri. Eighteen of the dogs were living outside with only barns and a horse trailer for shelter. Nine dogs were living inside the home. The dogs range in age from six-week-old puppies to elderly, adult dogs   Read More ...
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It’s Official! California Is the First State to Ban the Pet Store Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs
Cat, dogs, bunnies and more received a big break this week. California’s Assembly Bill 485 has passed, making California the first state to ban the sale of commercially-bred pets in pet stores statewide. “This landmark law breaks the puppy mill supply chain that pushes puppies into California pet stores and has allowed unscrupulous breeders to profit from abusive practices,” said Matt Bershadker, President and CEO of the ASPCA   Read More ...
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Woman tests hotel's pet policy, brings her horse
Woman tests hotel's pet policy, brings her horse One horse lover wanted to test a hotel's pet policy after discovering one receptionist said it didn't discriminate, ABC News reported. Lindsey Partridge, who in 2015 created Harmony Horsemanship, an organization that helps riders better understand their horses, told ABC News she was driving down from Pontypool, Ontario, to Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, when she decided to check into her hotel   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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With Sonoma Aflame, Racing to Get Prized Horses Out
Sonoma and Napa counties — where wildfires continue to rage — are known for wine and agriculture, but this is horse country, too. The counties are home to more than 26,000 equine animals (horses, mules and donkeys), according to the Sonoma Horse Council. In 2014, the Sonoma County horse industry brought in $613 million in business revenue. Thirteen competitions sanctioned by the United States Equestrian Federation are held in the area   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire
Hero dog saves goats, fawn from raging wildfire SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A California man and his daughter are breathing a sigh of relief after finding their two dogs and several goats managed to survive the Tubbs Fire that roared through the region, killing at least 22 people. Roland Tembo Hendel and his daughter Ariel saw smoke and flames creeping onto their Santa Rosa property near Mark West Springs Road and had minutes to get themselves and their animals to a safer location   Read More ...
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On the market: 6-bedroom home in Princeton for $1.79M
In this week's "On the market" property, we feature a home in Princeton with more than 6,500 square feet of living space. The home is listed for $1,795,000. According to its Trulia listing, the taxes are estimated at about $46,683. The home features six bedrooms and seven full bathrooms. The median sale price for homes in the area is $577,000. Spencer Kent may be reached at   Read More ...
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While you were sleeping: Was there a horse in the room next to you?
A Kentucky motel’s pet-friendly policy was put to the test earlier this month when an Ontario woman checked her horse into a room on her way to a competition. Lindsey Partridge, of Kawartha Lakes, Ont., said she was travelling with three horses to the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover competition on Oct. 4 when she stopped to check in to the Super 8 motel in Georgetown, Ky   Read More ...
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Ontario horse 'checks in' at pet-friendly Kentucky motel
A Kentucky motel's pet-friendly policy was put to the test earlier this month when an Ontario woman checked her horse into a room on her way to a competition. Lindsey Partridge, of Kawartha Lakes, Ont., said she was travelling with three horses to the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover competition on Oct. 4 when she stopped to check in to the Super 8 motel in Georgetown, Ky   Read More ...
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The Block 2017: How to make a tiny bathroom feel luxe
Home renovators and buyers alike are increasingly seeking retreat-like bathrooms steeped in luxury. “Custom finishes, artisan tiles, mood lighting and statement features like a stone bath, universally spell luxury,” says stylist Jane Ledger of Spacecrush. But how do you achieve this look when faced with a bathroom in a minuscule space? “There is no reason why it still can’t feel lavish,” says interior stylist Rebecca Johnson of Bird Lifestyle   Read More ...
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Grandmother and her dog attacked by three Staffordshire Bull Terriers
A grandmother and a treasured family pet were set upon in a vicious dog attack in Rochdale. The 69 year-old was wallking the ten year-old Westie, belonging to daughter-in-law Suzana Janusko and grandson Mackenzie, seven, along a path next to the Rochdale Canal in Milnrow when, she says, three Staffordshire Bull Terriers ‘appeared from nowhere and pounced. The staffies, two of which she says were white, began biting her but she managed to wriggle free and hide underneath a tree during the early morning attack near Juniper Driver   Read More ...
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Olbrich Botanical Gardens preparing for $10 million expansion
Years in the making, Olbrich Botanical Gardens is preparing for a $10 million expansion that will provide new educational, greenhouse and office spaces at one of the city’s most popular destinations. Olbrich, which drew a record 300,396 visitors in 2016 and expects to surpass that number this year, has outgrown facilities and needs space to continue and expand programs and efficiently grow plants for the celebrated outdoor gardens, director Roberta Sladky said   Read More ...
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[Feature] Calls grow for stronger punishment against killer pet dogs
Last month, the owner of a pit bull terrier that savagely attacked a woman resulting in amputations was sentenced to 18 months in jail. The 70-something woman had her right leg and some of her left hand fingers amputated after her neighbor’s pet dog broke from its leash and attacked her in December last year in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. An 18-month prison term for the dog owner may appear out of proportion to the near-fatal attack that the victim suffered   Read More ...
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Plumber: Exploring basic toilet bowl shapes
Q: Dear Ed: I'm looking into getting a new toilet and have noticed that you can get them in long-bowl or short-bowl shapes. I want the longer bowl size for comfort, but my question is when or why would you get a shorter bowl toilet. – Al, Alabama. A: You actually have a few basic bowl shapes to explore. First, elongated toilets   Read More ...
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Yardsmart: How to resolve conflict in cactus, succulent gardens
Ordinary plants yield their space while cacti and succulents resort to violence to keep competitors at bay. Drought-resistant species take no prisoners and use their armor to claim earth and its treasure: water. Unless you control the proximity of this botanical weaponry, you will sustain casualties out there as plants you love and paid dearly for rot, melt down or become scarred beyond recognition   Read More ...
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DOC pleads with pet owners after two seal pups mauled to death by dogs
Two Hawke's Bay seal pups have been mauled to death by dogs in two separate incidences in the past month, prompting a plea to the public to help protect the animals. A dog is believed to have killed a pup bout 9am on Monday, according to a witness who saw the attack in an off-leash area at Te Awanga, near Cape Kidnappers   Read More ...
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Kitchens and bathrooms: Rooms at the heart of the home
Kitchens and bathrooms sell homes – and they can either considerably add to a selling price or detract from it if a new owner has to budget for a renovation. These two areas receive closer scrutiny than almost any other space during a home inspection because of the important roles they play in modern lifestyles. Designer Sonja McAuliffe of Archertec Interiors says the best result in both areas is an outcome of careful thinking and planning   Read More ...
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Cat's mutilated body found scattered throughout Sacramento neighborhood
A California woman is warning pet owners to keep a closer eye on their pets after she found her cat mutilated and left for dead, its body parts scattered throughout her Sacramento neighborhood. Georgia Israel, owner of 10-year-old Cookie, told she thought her cat must’ve been wandering around as usual last Monday, and “didn’t really think too much of it.” She said she figured her cat “could be in the backyard, she could be hiding somewhere   Read More ...
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