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Children Who Live with Reptiles at Increased Risk for Disease

PARIS, France - Owning exotic reptiles such as snakes, chameleons, iguanas, and geckos could place infants at risk of salmonella infection, according to a British study.

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By AFP News    Jan 12, 2015 at 11:00AM
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Dogs Rescued from Meat Farm Begin New Lives in U.S.

ALEXANDRIA, VA, U.S. - A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area earlier this month to be adopted as pets.

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By AFP News    Jan 12, 2015 at 06:00AM
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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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