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Life in dog years: More pets living longer
Some dogs and cats reaching 15 years or more, veterinarians say
Putty in their paws: Why we do what cats want
A pair of studies shows cats cleverly manipulate us to get what they need
No-kill shelter nation? Maybe in 5 years
Adoptions rise as cities, shelters form partnerships to reduce euthanasia
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Deaths of 500 dogs blamed on jerky treats, FDA says
Some 500 dogs and nine cats may have died after eating chicken jerky pet treat made in China, according to updated complaints logged by federal veterinary health officials.

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Dog back in Calif. after 1,400-mile trek
Kobe the terrier is back with his family after a 1,400-mile trip. The small white pooch vanished from his Bellflower home last month and was found by a stranger in Denton, Texas. A microchip implanted in his neck contained his owner's information.

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