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Pet Dog Saves Japanese Boy from Bear Attack

TOKYO, June 24, 2014 (AFP) - A placid pet dog was being hailed a hero after saving a five-year-old boy from a mauling by a wild bear in northern Japan, police and media said Tuesday.

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By AFP News    Jun 24, 2014 at 10:26AM
 

Spanish Zoo Vet Tranquilizes Keeper in Gorilla Escape Drill

MADRID, June 06, 2014 (AFP) - A Spanish zoo vet shot a keeper with a tranquillizer dart when a gorilla escape drill went awry, knocking out the unfortunate victim who spent the next three days in hospital.

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By AFP News    Jun 06, 2014 at 05:03PM
 

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Voluntarily Recalls 62 Bags of Science Diet Dry Dog Food

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, of Topeka, KS, is voluntarily issuing a pet food recall for a limited quantity of dry dog food due to possible Salmonella contamination.

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By Deidre Grieves    Jun 03, 2014 at 10:50AM
Pet Center, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Lamb Dog Treats

Pet Center, Inc., a Los Angeles-based pet-treat manufacturer, has issued a voluntary recall of specific lamb-based dog treats due to potential contamination with Salmonella.

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By Deidre Grieves    May 29, 2014 at 11:21AM
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Four-Legged Stars of Canine Thriller Win Cannes 'Palm Dog'

CANNES, France, May 23, 2014 (AFP) - Luke and Body, two mongrels who shared the role of an adorable pet that turns into a killing machine in the film "White God", scooped the Palm Dog for canine talent Friday at the Cannes Film Festival.

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By AFP News    May 23, 2014 at 11:13AM
 

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