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Dogs Edging Out Cats In Latest Pet Popularity Poll

Dog owners are in the majority in the U.S.  According to the latest "American Pets Poll," 52% prefer pups as pets, while just 21% would rather have a cat. 

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FastLizard4, Flickr

New Bedford Animal Officer Offers 4th of July Advice

Among the animal control world, it's one of the busiest weekends of the year. New Bedford Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel says he'll likely spend the few days after the 4th of July looking for pets that were frightened by firework booms

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Human Food That is Good For Pets

How many times have you heard someone warn against feeding our pets "human food?" Truth be told, I have fed our dogs and cats homemade mixtures for years! Study up on what meats, poultry, vegetables and nutrients you should use, and what foods to totally avoid!

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Sleeping Dog Runs into Wall

This is just too funny not to share!  Bizkit is known for his sleep running and his owners caught him in the act and posted this video.  

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Sending A ‘Thank You’ During Animal Control Week

April 7-13 is National Animal Control Officers Association Week when we are reminded to give a collective THANK YOU to all our Animal Control employees, who handle so many different issues throughout the year!

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Virus At New Bedford Cat Shelter

Care Southcoast Animal Shelter is under state quarantine after an outbreak of an unusually virulent strain of a respiratory virus killed about a dozen cats.

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Dave the Cat Loves To Watch Hockey [VIDEO]

 

I don't know if it's the high definition televisions or what, but ever since we have had one in my house my dog is always watching TV.  I have never noticed this before we got the Hi-Def set, she loves to watch when there are other animals on screen and she will jump up and try to catch what ever runs by, it is pretty entertaining. 

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MarcoPeter,flickr

American Kennel Club’s Top Dog Breeds

Labs are still top dogs. The American Kennel Club says the Labrador Retriever is the nation's most popular dog -- for the 22nd straight year.

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Watch This Dog Teach a Puppy To Go Downstairs

I can't help it, I'm a sucker for a cute puppy video. have you seen this one?

I can remember trying to teach my dogs, but i love how the older one tries to help.

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Qole Pejorian,flickr

Abandoned Animals Taken Into Custody

New Bedford Animal Control and Police officers swept through the first floor of a North end tenement yesterday afternoon, seizing two dogs, a cat and a dead snake that had been living in a feces-covered apartment and arrested the animals' owner. 

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