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Don't let 4th be dangerous day for pets

The July 4 holiday can be thrilling for humans, but it’s actually a dangerous time for pets -- and one of the busiest days of the year in animal emergency hospitals, according to doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners.

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What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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Pets have powerful impact on kids

A child psychologist says furry friends can have a powerful impact on kids.

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Japanese cat-collecting game has Internet purring

There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond. The goal? To feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard. Up to 45 of them, if you're lucky.

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Zoo celebrates Sandhill Crane's birthday

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens was celebrating the birthday of Ahab, its Sandhill Crane.

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Keep dogs cool in the heat

Ways to keep your furry friends cool and safe during the dog days of summer.

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Lenny Curry fulfills election puppy promise

Mayor-Elect Lenny Curry fulfilled an election promise he made to his children: new puppies.

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Meet the world's ugliest dog

Quasi Modo, a short-spined mixed-breed dog from Florida, was named the world's ugliest dog Friday for epitomizing "excellence in ugliness."

The 10-year-old pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix won the dubious title from a pool of 27 underdogs at the annual…

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Blind dog and his 'guide dog' seek new home

People from all over the world are seeking to adopt Glenn and Buzz -- a blind Jack Russell terrier and his "seeing eye dog" best friend.

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Dogs from Turkey arrive in Atlanta

A dog adoption group has arrived in Atlanta with more than a dozen golden retrievers rescued from the streets of Turkey.

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Egypt: Millions of dog mummies in catacombs

For centuries, dogs have been humans' loyal, domesticated companions. They've been wild animals, doing what's needed to survive. And in ancient Egypt, they served as bridges to the afterlife, with the hope that they'd intercede with the god Anubis…

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