Animals

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Animal Control Reminds Residents To Protect Their Pets After Nearly 300 Dogs Collected July 4th Weekend

Animal control officials say they collected nearly 300 dogs — some were hurt, and a few were found dead.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/06/2015

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Company Under Fire After Demolishing 50-Year-Old Tree, Injuring Protected Baby Birds

A local company is facing public rebuke following a demolition project in which employees tore down a tree, resulting in injuries to several birds.

06/02/2015

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Patients At Children’s Hospital LA Get Up-Close Chance To Meet Animals At LA Zoo

Natalia Juanero, 6, was treated to a special introduction to Rhonda the Rhino.

05/29/2015

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Pair Of Families Seek Justice After Dog Maims Boy, Kills Pet

A pair of local families are dealing with substantial consequences following two devastating dog attacks, one maiming a young boy and the other leaving a pet dead.

05/04/2015

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$5K Reward Offered For Info On Dog Who Savaged Young Toddler

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information about a dog that attacked a toddler in Primrose Park in November.

03/24/2015

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Marine Crisis: Over 1,200 Sick Sea Lion Pups Stranded On California Beaches

A record number of sick sea lion pups have been found stranded on the beaches of Southern California, with an unprecedented 1,200 washing up in 2015 so far alone.

03/09/2015

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Lawsuit Alleges Purina ‘Beneful’ Dog Food Contains Toxins Used In Antifreeze

A Northern California man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Purina, claiming that thousands of dogs have fallen ill or died due to the company’s dog food.

02/25/2015

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Viral Cellphone Video Of Dog Being Dragged Sparks Outrage, Call For Action

Calls for action rang out at a Hesperia City Council meeting Monday after cellphone video surfaced of an animal shelter employee dragging a lost dog down a hall.

02/23/2015

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Rare Washing Up Of Crustaceans In OC Indicative Of El Nino Conditions

The rare Pelagic red crabs, which have an anatomy similar to small lobsters and have large, black eyes, have washed up in the thousands in Orange County, creating a rather oceanic odor.

02/23/2015

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LA Health Officials Take Action After Local Supermarket Sells Raccoons As Food

The Health Department has taken action after a local supermarket’s frozen foods section featured an unusual item.

02/10/2015

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Dog May Be Euthanized After Torrance Residents Claim Multiple Attacks

Residents have complained to city officials for years about a dog in their neighborhood they believed was unsafe.

01/16/2015

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LA County To Consider Upgrades, Relocation For ‘Overcrowded’ Animal Shelters

Upgrades to outdated, overcrowded county animal shelters, including relocating facilities, is being considered by Los Angeles County officials.

01/06/2015

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L.A. Zoo Lights – L.A.’s Newest Holiday Tradition

L.A.’s newest holiday tradition – L.A. Zoo Lights! A very special nighttime event for all ages where you’ll experience a fantastical wonderland with glowing animals in LED lights, lasers, 3D projections and more!

12/10/2014

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Valencia Homeowner Spots 2 Bobcats In Backyard

Residents in Valencia have been warned after a homeowner spotted two bobcats in his yard.

10/19/2014

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Vegan Vengeance

Ah, Oktoberfest, a German Celebration that’s filled with meat, meat covered in cheese, and all other foods that could possibly be made out of animal byproduct. It’s basically a vegans dream come true.

09/25/2014

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