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Evacuating Pets During California Wildfires, Mudslides: Tips

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Evacuating Pets During California Wildfires, Mudslides: Tips CALIFORNIA -- California experienced its worst fire season last year, which gave way to mudslides in Santa Barbara County. The disasters forced tens of thousands of residents from their homes in a rush to save their lives, but it also left some pets behind. The disasters prompted a nonprofit, North Valley Animal Disaster Group, to hold a preparedness training for pet owners, according to orovillemr.com. The news site reported that more than 100 Californians attended the Chico training to learn "how to deal with panicked animals." "The need was evident last year in...

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Why retired racing greyhounds make the best pets

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Why retired racing greyhounds make the best pets BRUCE ROBERTSON Last updated 05:00, February 5 2018 Bruce Robertson The Robertson family's retired racing greyhounds Coco, left, and Snoopy. OPINION: Not much good comes from a case of man-flu, but I've proven that's not always the case. So it was a little over two years ago, lying in bed, raided by a virus of all productive energy. Frustrated and bored with my futile trawling through the Internet I set my weakened self on a usually unapproachable task. One which even at my very strongest, in a form of self-protection, I'd usually cower...

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Love My Pets

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Dog's Name: Roxy, 3 years old Roxy's adoption story: Roxy was at an animal control facility on the urgent list, just having had puppies at only nine months old. She had little hair on her back, so no one wanted her. I was seeking a companion for my Beagle Henry, and Roxy was not only affectionate, but spunky and spirited. We connected immediately and Henry adores her too. All of her hair came back in within a few weeks of care, love, good nutrition and security. I wish more people would overlook minor appearance issues at shelters and focus on...

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We Love our Pets!

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