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Dog Found Paralyzed on Thai Beach Given New Life in Canada

When Canadian model Meagan Penman was traveling in Thailand this summer, she didn’t expect to go home with a dog. READ MORE

By Deidre Grieves    Dec 05, 2014 at 04:00PM
 

Tarantula Spiders Poised to Become the Next Trendy Pet

MANAGUA - His corn and bean fields ravaged by drought, Nicaraguan farmer Leonel Sanchez Hernandez grudgingly found a new harvest: tarantulas.

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By AFP News    Dec 03, 2014 at 03:00PM
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Dogs Dumped in Countryside Traced to Former Pet Shop Worker

TOKYO - Japanese police have arrested a former pet shop worker for allegedly abandoning 80 dogs, dead and alive, in the countryside, officials and reports said Wednesday.

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By AFP News    Nov 21, 2014 at 02:00PM
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Group's Fight to Keep Gay Bull Alive Succeeds - Bull to be Given Sanctuary

DUBLIN - An Irish bull destined for the slaughterhouse because he appears to be gay has been saved following a campaign supported by the co-creator of "The Simpsons," animal rights activi READ MORE

By AFP News    Nov 21, 2014 at 12:00PM
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Iranian Officials Cracking Down on Dog Ownership with Fines and Lashings

TEHRAN - Dog lovers in Iran could face up to 74 lashes under plans by hardline lawmakers that would ban keeping the pets at home or walking them in public.

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By AFP News    Nov 17, 2014 at 04:30PM
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