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Study to Document Benefits of Therapy Dogs for Pediatric Cancer Patients

On May 8, researchers, families, and country-music star and animal advocate Naomi Judd testified in front of Congress about the benefits that therapy dogs have on kids diagnosed with cancer.

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By Deidre Grieves    May 09, 2014 at 04:30PM
 

Endangered Hamster May Get Second Chance in France

STRASBOURG, France, May 06, 2014 (AFP) - Authorities in the French region of Alsace have launched an action plan to save a hamster facing extinction, more than two years after Europe's top cour READ MORE

By AFP News    May 06, 2014 at 11:54AM
 

Canadian Town Tries to Sell Whale Carcass on eBay Before it Explodes!

MONTREAL, (AFP) - A fishing village in easternmost Canada tried on Monday to auction off on eBay a sperm whale carcass that washed up onto its shores.

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By AFP News    May 06, 2014 at 11:41AM
 

Investigators Pursue 100 Stray Dogs Buried Alive Claim

BEIJING, (AFP) - Claims that about 100 stray dogs were buried alive in northern China are being investigated, an official said Sunday, the latest apparent case of animal cruelty to shock the nation.

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By AFP News    Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56AM
 

Japan Kicks Off First Whale Hunt Since UN Court Ruling

AYUKAWA, Japan (AFP) - A Japanese whaling fleet left port Saturday under tight security, marking the first hunt since the UN's top court last month ordered Tokyo to stop killing whales in the Antarctic.

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By AFP News    Apr 29, 2014 at 11:00AM
 

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