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DOGPAW resumes cleanups of dog parks in Clark County

July 11, 2020, 6:09pm Clark County News

It appears that Clark County has at least been following one important part of hygiene during the pandemic: picking up dog poop. Read story

New Orleans zoo ape expecting

July 9, 2020, 6:04am Life

One of the critically endangered gorillas in the New Orleans zoo is expecting her first baby, and already is being trained with a “doll” to hold her future offspring. Read story

Is CBD oil right for your pet?

July 9, 2020, 6:05am Life

AUSTIN, Texas — Just like with humans, the advertising to use CBD oil for pets is everywhere. But how do you know how much to give, or if it even works? Read story

New effort looks to protect endangered butterfly

July 9, 2020, 6:03am Life

SAN DIEGO — Two environmental groups have filed a petition with the state asking it to provide more protection for a once-abundant butterfly that has seen its numbers fall precipitously in San Diego County and elsewhere in recent decades. Read story

6 rules for hiking with your dog

July 9, 2020, 6:03am Life

Colorado Springs, Colo. — It’s hard to beat having a canine companion by your side for your favorite outdoor recreation activity. However, if you’re out on trails with the pup, it’s important to follow a few important rules to keep the experience safe and fun. Read story

Rare gorillas in Nigeria captured on camera with babies

July 8, 2020, 11:33am Life

DAKAR, Senegal — Conservationists have captured the first images of a group of rare Cross River gorillas with multiple babies in Nigeria’s Mbe mountains, proof that the subspecies once feared to be extinct is reproducing amid protection efforts. Read story

American Kennel Club adds Belgian breed to pack

July 3, 2020, 6:03am Life

NEW YORK — A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since the coronavirus pandemic has taken a bite out of dog shows. Read story

Quick tips to help dogs cope with loud fireworks

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Life

The Fourth of July holiday is not all about hot dogs, apple pie and family barbecues. Dogs (the creature kind) and fireworks can make for a combustible mix. Read story

Roaming mountain lion caught in downtown San Francisco streets

June 18, 2020, 5:16pm Life

SAN FRANCISCO — A young mountain lion that had been spotted sleeping in a planter box along a normally busy street and looking at his reflection in the glass of an office tower in downtown San Francisco was safely captured Thursday and will be released into the wild, officials said. Read story

Sandhill cranes make special delivery at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

June 16, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

There’s a truly rare event now underway at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, and staff there do not want you to come see. Read story