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Pets: How to help four-legged friends beat the heat

As you plod along on a summer day, or dash from air-conditioning to car and back again, you're doing all you can to not pass out from the heat. There's a water bottle in your hand, shoes on your feet to protect them from hot concrete, and sweat-wicking clothes (as few as possible) on your body.

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What caused a chemical burn on my cat’s tongue?

Q: My daughter left for the week on July 1st and I left on July 4th, coming home later in the day on July 7th. I felt the adult cats would be fine on their own for a few days with plenty of dry food and water in the house where they are safe.

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This Mardi Gras party is for the dogs

Dogs dressed for Mardi Gras walked in the Krewe of Barkloxi's Bow Wow Paw-rade on Feb. 4 at the Biloxi Town Green. It was led by the 2018 Krewe of Barkloxi King and Queen. Dogs were judged in categories of most creative costume, cuteness, happiest

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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 proj

California police rush to evacuate animal shelter as wildfire nears

Bodycam video released by the Vacaville Police Department shows the race to save 60 cats and dogs from an SPCA shelter under threat by wildfire.