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Unexpected victims of the sub-prime mortgage mess

As owners lose their homes to foreclosure, their pets, too, are losing shelter, the Chicago Tribune reports. The newspaper found several animal shelters that have seen an increase in pets given up for adoption after the owners are forced to ...

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Baltimore’s top dogs

The Golden Retriever leap-frogged over the German Shepherd to wrestle the No. 2 spot away from the Boxer on this year’s list of the most popular dogs in Baltimore. The American Kennel Club reports that for the 17th consecutive year, ...

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Baltimore’s top dogs

The Golden Retriever leap-frogged over the German Shepherd to wrestle the No. 2 spot away from the Boxer on this year’s list of the most popular dogs in Baltimore. The American Kennel Club reports that for the 17th consecutive year, ...

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Is there a “Buddy” waiting for you?

Here’s a warm and fuzzy story for the holiday season. A news release from Petfinder.com, of Silver Spring, which describes itself as “the largest online database of adoptable pets,” and whose parent is media giant Discovery Communications LLC, lists the ...

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Is there a “Buddy” waiting for you?

Here’s a warm and fuzzy story for the holiday season. A news release from Petfinder.com, of Silver Spring, which describes itself as “the largest online database of adoptable pets,” and whose parent is media giant Discovery Communications LLC, lists the ...

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Edgewater company delves into puppy matchmaking

Have you been searching for a pair of big, brown eyes that will make your heart melt? Unable to find perfect puppy love? Next Day Pets, LLC, is hoping you’ll try PuppyMatch, their new online service, to connect with “top ...

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Dog owner gets $3,100 tab for bitten bark

A Pennsylvania man and his canine companion are being held accountable for the cost of three trees that fell victim to her penchant for bark. The story, from the AP: This summer, Tyler Port allowed his dog, Rossman, to run ...

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Man’s best friend gets royal treatment

As I recently discovered in my quest for the perfect kennel, the time of cold, concrete dog runs and warden-style kennel owners has … well … gone to the dogs. Where once you would simply drag Fluffy to a prison-style ...

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No heir, apparently…

The white Maltese dog that Leona Helmsley loved so much ($12 million much) might become a stray. The Associated Press reports today that Helmsley’s brother and the appointed caretaker, Alvin Rosenthal, 80 (who inherited $15 million of his own) is ...

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