Animals

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National Aviary Hosts Online Auction To Name Penguin Chick

It’s a girl! And you can pay to name her.

02/26/2015

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Safety Consultant Working To Educate Parents About Pet Safety

Educating parents and dog owners to prevent dog attacks.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/24/2015

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Pets Also Vulnerable In Extreme Cold, Experts Urge Caution

Our pets are members of our family so they need to be treated like one, especially in the bitter cold.

02/15/2015

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Many Funeral Homes Now Offering Services For Pet Owners

More funeral homes and cemeteries in our area are now offering services catering to animal lovers and their pets.

02/03/2015

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Dog Undergoes Surgery After Eating Calf-High Boots

Doctors say a dog is recovering after surgery to remove a pair of calf-high leather boots the animal had eaten.

02/01/2015

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African Penguin Chicks Make Adorable Debut

Two African penguin chicks, less than a month old, made their first public debut Thursday.

01/08/2015

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Puppeteers Prepare For First Night

Cheryl Capezzuti’s towering puppets are a highlight of Highmark First Night, on New Year’s Eve in Pittsburgh.

12/30/2014

(Photo Credit: National Aviary)

Second African Penguin Chick Hatches At National Aviary

A second African Penguin chick has hatched at the National Aviary.

12/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

Zoo Bringing Back Adorable Penguins On Parade Event

There will soon be a lot of waddling and hopping during the weekends at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

12/04/2014

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Humane Society: Animal Surrenders, Abuse Case Spike During Holiday Season

The holidays can be a tough time for families who are trying to make ends meet, and sometimes their pets pay the price.

12/03/2014

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Aggressive Bear Attacks, Kills Fayette Co. Woman’s Goat, Donkey

Bear sightings are not uncommon this time of year, but one in Fayette County was especially alarming.

11/26/2014

(Photo Credit: Heather Lang/KDKA)

Furry Tails: Pet Expo Photo Blog

Hundreds of pets and their people came out to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the Pittsburgh Pet Expo from Nov. 14-16. There was grooming competitions, SplashDogs, dog shows, the Bird Guy, and lots of treats and furry fun!

11/18/2014

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Inside The Pittsburgh Zoo’s Elephant Conservation Center

Many of us have seen the African elephants at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, but the zoo has started a place in Somerset County few people have ever seen.

11/17/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryan Orr)

Furry Tails: Pet Expo Coming To Town

Attention animal lovers! Have you heard?

11/07/2014

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Vote Aims To Save Household Pets From Dinner Table

You would never think that anyone would ever consider eating a cat or dog in this country. Surprisingly, it is legal in Pennsylvania and only in this state.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/20/2014

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