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New Self-Serve Dog Wash Lets Owners Pamper Their Pooches

Snow, salt and slush combine to make a dog very dirty.

02/10/2014

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Family Loses More Than A Dozen Animals In Barn Fire

Days later, smoke is still rising as charred poles stand over mounds of ashes and a pile of corrugated tin are all that’s left of the McGill Family Barn.

01/13/2014

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What Happens To The Zoo Animals When It Gets This Cold?

The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed Tuesday, because of the weather.

01/06/2014

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Police Remind Public To Care For Pets In Cold Weather

It’s so cold that state police are warning that troopers will file criminal charges against anyone who fails to provide shelter for their pets.

01/06/2014

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Buzz Surrounds Penguin Chicks At National Aviary

The Pittsburgh Penguins don’t play for a couple days over Christmas, but another kind of Penguin inside the National Aviary has everyone buzzing.

12/26/2013

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Angie’s List: How To Find A Dog Trainer

If you got a new puppy for Christmas — you might be looking for a dog trainer.

12/26/2013

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Penguin Babies To Debut At National Aviary

Officials at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh say a newborn pair of endangered African penguins will soon be making their public debut.

12/23/2013

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Game Commission: Coyote Sightings Increasing

The growing problem of coyotes in the area really hit home for a family in Lawrence County.

12/17/2013

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PETA To Protest Carriage Rides In Pittsburgh

For nearly 20 years, Mike Wertz has been operating horse drawn carriages in the Pittsburgh area. But on Saturday, PETA, the people for the ethical treatment of animals, are protesting Wertz’ carriage rides.

12/06/2013

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National Aviary Hopes Newly Acquired Condors Will Mate

Majestic Condors soar above the Andes mountains of Peru – with wing spans up to 10 feet, they are the largest flying birds in the world.

12/03/2013

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Pet Owners Upset Over Delays In Burials, Pet Cemetery Closure

A local woman says she paid for her pet to be laid to rest, but it has yet to do so.

12/03/2013

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Furry Tails: Extended Family

Rosie and Camellia have been so important in my life, but they aren’t the only dogs to touch my heart. Long before I got my very own dog, my extended family introduced me to what it was like to love animals.

12/01/2013

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Furry Tails: On Top Of The World

For me, this time of year is all about love, hope, giving back and giving thanks. So, when a friend found Rupee’s story and suggested I dedicate a Furry Tails’ post to him, I naturally thought it was a great idea.

11/24/2013

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Rescued Horse Dies, Part Of Growing Problem In Westmoreland Co.

Despite the efforts of rescuers, a horse that was found abandoned and was rescued last week has died.

11/18/2013

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Construction Workers Find Box Of Cats Near Dumpster

A couple of construction workers got a big surprise Friday when they found a box next to a dumpster.

11/08/2013

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