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June 5, 2014 at 9:53 AM

3 dogs die after being left in Oregon truck on warm day

The Associated Press CHILOQUIN, Ore. — Three dogs died after an Oregon woman left them in her truck for four hours on a warm day, authorities said. Gale McMahon, assistant animal control officer for Klamath County, responded Monday afternoon to a restaurant on Highway 97 in Chiloquin after receiving an emergency call that three Rottweilers — a 5-year-old…

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February 27, 2014 at 11:07 AM

Game show host Bob Barker asks Idaho gov. to veto ‘ag gag bill’

BOISE (AP) — Veteran game-show host and animal activist Bob Barker is asking Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to veto a bill that jails people who secretly film animal abuse at Idaho’s agricultural facilities. Barker in the letter on Thursday tells Otter that more than a dozen other states have rejected similar bills, and it could damage…

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September 20, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Horse rescued in 2010 now competing in dressage event

An underfed and neglected horse rescued three years ago by King County animal services is set to participate this weekend in a regional equestrian competition. Dr. Gene Mueller of Regional Animal Services of King County says Delilah was one of five horses seized from a southeast King County farm in January 2010. The mare was pregnant…

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