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PSU Student Gains Fame As “Squirrel Whisperer”

A Penn State student is gaining an internet reputation as a “squirrel whisperer” for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named “Sneezy.”

09/02/2014

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Dogs Celebrate Labor Day With Annual Dip In Dormont Pool

Today’s rain couldn’t keep some dogs from getting in one last swim this summer.

09/01/2014

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Zoo’s Newest Attraction Allows Guests To Interact With Giraffes

The giraffe is an animal you can’t help looking up to.

08/29/2014

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Couple Calls Mr. Rooter To Rescue Kitten Trapped In Drain

A local couple didn’t have a cat, but they kept hearing meowing.

08/25/2014

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No-Kill Shelter Takes In Animals From Closed Fayette Co. SPCA

The state Thursday revoked the license of the Fayette County SPCA in North Union Township.

08/14/2014

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4-Alarm Fire Damages Living Treasures Animal Park

Crews are looking into the cause of a four-alarm fire at Living Treasures Animal Park in Westmoreland County.

08/04/2014

A baby alligator stares at the camera at the alligator farm, Zoocriadero Kubota S.A., in the locality of Chorrera, about 50 kms northwest of Panama City, on May 8, 2008.  (Photo Credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Baby Alligators Found In Philadelphia Home

Humane officers have found two baby alligators in a Philadelphia home.

08/02/2014

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Furry Tails: The Cat’s Meow!

A great event is coming to Animal Friends this weekend.

08/01/2014

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Owner Explains Story Behind Dog’s Adorable Viral Video

You’ve probably heard by now of the Murrysville dog who was so excited about reuniting with her master, that she fainted.

07/29/2014

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Get Marty: Family Needs Service Dog For Son With Severe Autism

The Snedeor family is a unique one. Parents Cassie and Matt have an 8-year-old son Jack, who is severely autistic.

07/28/2014

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Four Cheetah Cubs Move Into The Pittsburgh Zoo

Four young cheetahs pause in a holding area, on the cusp of a brand new life.

07/25/2014

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Mac Miller Looking For Missing Dog “Ralphie”

Have you seen Mac Miller’s dog?

07/22/2014

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Officials Inspecting Abandoned Plant After 2 Dogs Found Covered In Chemical Adhesive

HAZMAT and government agencies are investigating the site of an abandoned plant in Ohio, where two dogs were found covered in tar.

07/16/2014

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2 Dogs Found Covered In Tar, Leaking From Abandoned Plant

There are lots of questions after a second dog was found covered in thick, hot, tar.

07/15/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photographer Tim Lawson)

Specialty Team Works To Rescue Horse On Beaver Co. Farm

Specially-trained crews worked to save a horse after it collapsed Saturday.

07/12/2014

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