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PetMD Editorial
Feb 15,2019

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On Feb. 12, a wind advisory was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for the Ohio counties of Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, Hancock, Seneca and Huron. The NWS cautioned the public that winds could reach gusts of up to 40-50 mph.

According to WTOL 11, the advisory warned that the strong winds could cause “power outages and property…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 14,2019

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One woman is turning horses into her own creative canvases.

Melody Hames, a United Kingdom resident and horse owner, has taken the internet by storm with her elaborate horse clipping designs.

She started out clipping her own horse—who had Cushing’s disease and required frequent coat care—and then began…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 13,2019

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A deceased great white shark was found floating in formaldehyde in an abandoned wildlife park that closed in 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

According to VICE, the shark was caught in 1998 off the South Australian coast. It was then preserved for display at a Victorian ecotourism center devoted to fur seals. When that facility closed, the shark was rehomed…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 13,2019

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On Monday, Feb. 11, a monkey was stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society in Florida in the early hours of the morning.

A post on the West Palm Beach Police Department’s Facebook page states, “We need your help finding Kali! She was stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo shortly after 1:00 a.m., this morning.”

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 12,2019

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Elon Musk announced in a tweet that a “Dog Mode” feature will be released to Tesla cars this week. According to Fortune, this feature is for pet owners who need to “step away from their car while leaving their furry friend inside.” 

Though there isn’t much information about the new feature, there has been speculation. Musk responded “Yes” to a tweet in…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 11,2019

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be voting on Feb. 20 on proposals that would place restrictions on shark fishing on the beaches. Shore-based shark fishing is the practice of catching sharks, dragging them ashore and then releasing them back into the ocean—usually after getting a photograph or removing the hook.

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