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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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Not a Tiger, But Wild Cat Still Roaming Outskirts of Paris

PARIS - French officials on Friday scaled down a frantic hunt for a mysterious big cat prowling on the outskirts of Paris after scotching earlier fears it was a tiger.

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By AFP News    Nov 17, 2014 at 04:00PM
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Fondness For Treats May Have Helped Cats Become Pets

Washington - A mild manner and a fondness for fatty treats like fish or meat scraps may have helped cats evolve into the tame yet independent-minded pets they are today, researchers said Monday. READ MORE

By AFP News    Nov 14, 2014 at 05:00PM
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New App Promises to Help You Hook Up With Your Perfect Pet-Match

Looking for love online has never been easier. With advancements in technology, getting hooked up with your perfect match is as simple as swiping a finger on your smartphone or tablet.

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By Deidre Grieves    Oct 28, 2014 at 12:00PM
 

Spanish Town Deploys Dog-Poo Police

MADRID, Oct 16, 2014 (AFP) - A Spanish town is deploying citizen street patrols and actors dressed as detectives to combat an invasion of dog droppings.

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By AFP News    Oct 17, 2014 at 03:00PM
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