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Pets & Wildlife

Endangered North Atlantic right whale population shrinks

October 26, 2021, 6:03am Life

A type of whale that is one of the rarest marine mammals in the world lost nearly 10 percent of its population last year, a group of scientists and ocean… Read story

Veterinarians bring pet euthanasia home

October 22, 2021, 6:00am Life

Clarence the giant schnauzer came into Penny Wagner’s life as a puppy nearly eight years ago, at a traumatic time for her family. Read story

Renting bees to farms and gardeners keeps Bothell company buzzing

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Life

BOTHELL — For just 10 days out of the year, Jim Watts gets a good look at his millions of bees. Read story

Domestic violence, pets linked

October 22, 2021, 6:02am Life

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the American Kennel Club (AKC) is bringing awareness to the cause. Many victims with pets may refuse to leave a dangerous situation for fear of their pets’ safety. The AKC Humane Fund hopes that by providing education and grants to domestic abuse shelters… Read story

Beloved cat Cole, of Cole and Marmalade, has died

October 22, 2021, 6:00am Pets & Wildlife

TAMPA, Fla. — Revered internet feline Cole, a Tampa resident and half of the YouTube-famous duo Cole and Marmalade, has died. Read story

As researchers look to bring back the woolly mammoth, a prized specimen from Spokane County still stands in Chicago

October 18, 2021, 6:05am Life

CHICAGO — Walking through the Field Museum’s Evolving Planet exhibit, a museum visitor can see how the world has changed during the last 4.5 billion years. Read story

Sam Christie, (right) of UC Davis Oiled Wildlife Care Network releases a ruddy duck, and Kylie Clatterbuck, (left) of International Bird Rescue releases an eared grebe, into Huntington Harbor on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. The two birds were picked up during the recent oil spill off of Huntington Beach shores and rehabilitated.

Cleansed of oil, birds harmed by Orange County spill take flight in Huntington Beach

Sam Christie, (right) of UC Davis Oiled Wildlife Care Network releases a ruddy duck, and Kylie Clatterbuck, (left) of International Bird Rescue releases an eared grebe, into Huntington Harbor on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. The two birds were picked up during the recent oil spill off of Huntington Beach shores and rehabilitated.

October 17, 2021, 4:30pm Nation & World

LOS ANGELES — On Oct. 3, the first winged victim of the Orange County oil spill washed ashore in Newport Beach. Its white and light-brown feathers were caked with black crude. Cold, oily water had seeped through its down and onto its skin. Read story

"Dog and His Boy" by artist Parmalee Cover is on display at Art at the CAVE this month as part of the "Pet Project" exhibit, a fundraiser for the Humane Society.

Pet Project: Art exhibit pawses to honor work of Humane Society for Southwest Washington

"Dog and His Boy" by artist Parmalee Cover is on display at Art at the CAVE this month as part of the "Pet Project" exhibit, a fundraiser for the Humane Society.

October 17, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The animals that share our homes and lives offer us companionship, comfort and affection. They’re also endlessly entertaining and pretty darn adorable. Art at the CAVE has unleashed this love of companion animals with its current exhibit, “Pet Project,” on display through Oct. 30 at its downtown Vancouver gallery. Read story

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz jokes that Connie, a bully breed mix dog, is stealing the show as she gets pets from Congressman Ted Deutch during a news conference to discuss legislation to make animal abuse a federal crime, at Broward County Animal Care and Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Deutch is leading a bipartisan effort to get the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reevaluate its ban on importing dogs to the U.S. from 113 countries because of rabies fears.

Lawmakers: End ban on dogs entering U.S.

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz jokes that Connie, a bully breed mix dog, is stealing the show as she gets pets from Congressman Ted Deutch during a news conference to discuss legislation to make animal abuse a federal crime, at Broward County Animal Care and Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Deutch is leading a bipartisan effort to get the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reevaluate its ban on importing dogs to the U.S. from 113 countries because of rabies fears.

October 15, 2021, 6:29am Life

Rabies concerns are preventing dogs that might have been abused or slated for meat markets in other countries from being adopted in America as pets. Read story

A two-headed diamondback terrapin is weighed at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center on Oct. 9 in Barnstable, Mass.

2-headed baby turtle thrives at Massachusetts animal refuge

A two-headed diamondback terrapin is weighed at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center on Oct. 9 in Barnstable, Mass.

October 15, 2021, 6:28am Life

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A rare two-headed diamondback terrapin turtle is alive and kicking — with all six of its legs — at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center in Massachusetts after hatching two weeks ago. Read story