Animals

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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Upgrades to outdated, overcrowded county animal shelters, including relocating facilities, is being considered by Los Angeles County officials.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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USDA: Puppy Imports Must Be Healthy, 6 Months Old

Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say.

08/15/2014

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Dog Rescued From Reseda House Fire That Killed 9 Animals

Los Angeles city fire spokeswoman Katherine Main said six caged cats and three dogs succumbed to smoke inhalation and were beyond help.

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Sea Lion Succumbs To Injuries After Police Free It From Fishing Line

Huntington Beach police overnight tried to save a sea lion choked by a fishing line but the animal eventually died from its injuries.

05/31/2014

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Veterinarians Serve Peaceful Passings For Pets In Comforts Of Home Through Hospice Euthanasia

A growing number of veterinarians, specializing in care for old or terminally ill pets, are providing support and comfort through hospice for pets in their final days.

03/04/2014

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