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Overcoming addiction one dog biscuit at a time

FRESNO, Calif. - Wearing white floppy chef hats and sunny yellow aprons, a group of women chat happily as they mix and roll dough on its journey to becoming all-natural dog biscuits last month. Morning light pours through large wide windows, brightening an already optimistic mood.

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Talking dogs: Cheers and jeers as we start the year

Cheers, kudos and kisses to everybody who adopted a dog from a shelter last year. These dogs nearly always come with a little baggage - behavior or training issues to address - but with a little compassion and some time spent working out their troubles, the end result is a life saved and a great four-legged companion.

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Balding penguin finds warmth in wetsuit

SeaWorld has created a way to protect penguins with bald spots: wetsuits. This solution protects the penguin's skin and keeps them warm. Maria Barreto is a wardrobe craftsperson who made wetsuits for penguins, and says this is one of the best projects she's gotten to do.

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Pets of the week: July 8

These pets are available for adoption at Manatee County Animal Services’ main shelter at 305 25th St. W., Palmetto, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 941-742-5933 or www.mymanatee.org/pets.

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Pets of the week: June 23

These pets are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Lakewood Ranch is at 7334 Trade Court, Lakewood Ranch Corporate Park. Information: 941-361-1071 or www.hslwr.org.

Pets

Pets of the week: June 9

These pets are available for adoption from Manatee County Animal Services, 305 25th St. W., Palmetto. Hours:10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 941-742-5933 or www.mymanatee.org/pets.

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Balding penguin finds warmth in wetsuit

SeaWorld has created a way to protect penguins with bald spots: wetsuits. This solution protects the penguin's skin and keeps them warm. Maria Barreto is a wardrobe craftsperson who made wetsuits for penguins, and says this is one of the best projects she's gotten to do.
SeaWorld
Balding penguin finds warmth in wetsuit 1:05

Balding penguin finds warmth in wetsuit

Volunteer leads basic dog obedience training at Animal Services 2:04

Volunteer leads basic dog obedience training at Animal Services

Manatee County Fair 2017 goat show 1:24

Manatee County Fair 2017 goat show

Prepping for an inaugural pot protest 1:43

Prepping for an inaugural pot protest