Pets

November 17, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pet lovers are getting to meet some pet stars from social media this weekend at PetCon in New York City, a convention dedicated to all things linked to beloved animals. While there are some cats and other creatures there, PetCon in Manhattan is mostly about dogs and their humans...
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FILE--In this Jan. 25, 2016, file photo Atlanta Hawks guard Lamar Patterson stand on the court in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Australian National Basketball League Brisbane Bullets recruit Lamar Patterson was briefly detained after landing in Brisbane on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, with his dog, Kobe. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 02, 2018 - 2:31 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — No matter what Lamar Patterson does for the Brisbane Bullets on the basketball court, he can expect to be dogged by questions about Kobe. The ex-Atlanta Hawks player flew into Brisbane with his French bulldog placed inside his hand luggage and ran afoul of Australia's...
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October 19, 2018 - 12:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's annual Halloween Dog Parade that was cancelled earlier this year due to insurance reasons is now back in time for Halloween. New York City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera said Wednesday that the parade will be held Oct. 28 in East River Park. The Wall Street Journal...
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In this Jan. 2007, photo, a Thai customs official displays a seized Indian star tortoise during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand. TRAFFIC, a wildlife monitoring group, says research it has conducted since 2016 has found that people are increasingly buying and selling endangered animals on Facebook groups in Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
September 10, 2018 - 9:35 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A wildlife monitoring group says research it has conducted since 2016 has found a sharp increase in the number of people belonging to Facebook groups in Thailand where endangered animals are bought and sold. The monitoring network TRAFFIC said its researchers found 1,521 animals for...
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August 24, 2018 - 12:17 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is trying to ensure that when people are evicted their pets aren't left behind. A new state law signed Thursday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo will require officers serving eviction papers to check a property for pets and make sure they leave the property with their...
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August 23, 2018 - 4:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Veterinarians say dog owners in Massachusetts should consider having their pets vaccinated following the state's first confirmed case of canine flu this year. Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston says a four-month-old poodle was successfully treated at the MSPCA hospital earlier...
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August 09, 2018 - 9:25 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pet owners traveling the New York State Thruway now have a cool option for their dogs when taking a break from driving: climate-controlled, temporary shelters. A Brooklyn-based company called DogSpot has installed its dog houses at the entrances to 10 Thruway travel plazas...
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August 09, 2018 - 8:56 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pet owners traveling the New York State Thruway now have a cool option for their dogs when taking a break from driving: climate-controlled, temporary shelters. A Brooklyn-based company called DogSpot has installed its dog houses at the entrances to 10 Thruway travel plazas...
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August 02, 2018 - 8:38 am
WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) — Surgeons have amputated the legs and hands of a Wisconsin man who contracted a rare blood infection from a dog lick. Greg Manteufel remains hospitalized at a Milwaukee area hospital. Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin infectious disease specialist Dr. Silvia Munoz...
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This undated photo provided by Michael Dellagrazie of Staten Island, N.Y., via his attorney Evan Oshan, shows Dellagrazie's Pomeranian named Alejandro, who was found dead in its carrier Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at a cargo facility at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The dog was traveling with Delta Air Lines and was making a temporary stop in Michigan on its way to Newark, N.J., from Phoenix. It had been flying alone in the cargo section according to Oshan. (Courtesy of Michael Dellagrazie via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A bloody blanket was among the items returned to a New York man whose dog died while traveling with Delta Air Lines, the man's attorney said Monday. Evan Oshan, a lawyer for the Pomeranian's owner, said he's still awaiting the results of a necropsy on Alejandro. The 8-year-old...
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