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March 28, 2020

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Cats treated for wildfire burns offer clues for medicine

March 20, 2020, 6:05am Life

Cats injured in Northern California wildfires could offer insight into the heart problems that both pets and people may experience after fire exposure, a new study found. Read story

National Aquarium releases rescued seal back into habitat

March 19, 2020, 6:58pm Life

The National Aquarium has released a harp seal rescued from Ocean City after severe dehydration. Read story

Oregon Zoo welcomes new beaver

March 27, 2020, 12:49pm Life

The Oregon Zoo has added a second beaver to its menagerie, welcoming Maple earlier this month to its facilities in the West Portland hills. Read story

Rogue sea lions won’t get as far as Cowlitz animal

March 20, 2020, 6:02am Life

I recently saw this crazy story about a sea lion that had swam miles up the Cowlitz River, got out and wandered another mile or so, and had to be corralled and transported with all the king’s horses and men from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to get back to where she belonged. I presume she was hunting for salmon up there. It got me wondering: do these guys… Read story

Polar bear cubs make public debut, sans public

March 19, 2020, 6:03am Life

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A pair of twin polar bear cubs have made their public debut at a Dutch zoo — but without the public because of coronavirus restrictions. Read story

Endangered gray wolf population on the rise in southwest U.S.

March 18, 2020, 11:30am Life

THE EDGE OF THE GILA WILDERNESS, N.M. (AP) — A voice interrupted the crackle of the radio at basecamp: “Starting pursuit.” Read story

Study: Faith may shape pet choice

March 13, 2020, 6:05am Churches & Religion

MINNEAPOLIS — The Rev. Allen Kuss is a devout Catholic and the proud owner of a pug dog named Kiku-San. Read story

North Cascades is top dog-friendly park

March 13, 2020, 6:05am Life

Bellingham — Already proclaimed the most Instagrammable in the U.S. National Park System, North Cascades National Park added another accolade last week. Read story

Tips on keeping pets safe from COVID-19

March 13, 2020, 5:59am Health

With the nation focused on COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 100,000 people that we know of and killed almost 3,500 around the world, many have become nervous about what it means for our beloved pets. Read story

Pet therapy: Animals work as healers

March 8, 2020, 6:02am Life

Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Animal-assisted therapy can reduce pain and anxiety in people with a range of health problems. Read story