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  • Shelter Me: Save a Yorkie
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  • Shelter Me: Bella-Reed Pit Bull Rescue
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  • Check out this week?s Shelter Me winner ?Animals in Distress? from Coopersburg, Lehigh County.
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  • Click play to find out about this week's Shelter Me winner: Northeast Boston Terrier Rescue.
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  • Check out this week's Shelter Me winner: Turning for Home, a horse rescue in Bensalem, Bucks County.
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  • The newest Shelter Me winner is the Women's Humane Society, a more than 140-year-old facility, founded in 1896.
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  • A circus official says a truck pulling a trailer full of elephants ran off an interstate in southern Mississippi over the weekend, but the four pachyderms and the driver weren't harmed.
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mississippi, accident, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A tiny western Pennsylvania borough's plan to trap stray cats has angered residents who say their pets have been swept up in the trapping effort, which the pet owners say wasn't well-publicized.
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pennsylvania, pets, animals
  • Don't try telling Christine Poke that mountain lions are extinct in the eastern U.S.
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massachusetts, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A pot-bellied pig that someone likely abandoned as a pet has been running amok in one western Pennsylvania neighborhood.
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pennsylvania, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A dog has survived a 110-mile ride on the hot engine of a pickup truck during a Southern California heat wave.
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california, automobiles, dogs, animals
  • Animal welfare authorities say a dog survived an 11-mile ride from Massachusetts to Rhode Island - at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour - after it was hit by a car and became wedged under the front grill.
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massachusetts, automobiles, dogs, animals
  • Several businesses in the Central Texas town of Waco are dealing with a smelly problem that won't go away: decaying cricket carcasses.
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texas, animals
  • A mass collision between a flock of starlings and a car on a stretch of Austrian expressway has left up to 100 of the birds dead and the driver shaken but unhurt.
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austria, automobiles, animals
  • Don't be fooled by the name: Skinny the cat is one hefty feline. And all 41 pounds of her needs a home.
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texas, adoption, pets, animals
  • The National Zoo's female giant panda has given birth to a cub following five consecutive pseudopregnancies in as many years.
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washington, d.c., wildlife preservation, animals
  • A Great Dane from Michigan is doggone tall.
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michigan, dogs, pets, animals
  • The Chicago Department of Aviation is looking for a few good goats.
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chicago, illinois, air travel, wildlife preservation, animals
  • When an Ohio woman packed her bags for a Disney vacation, her cat didn't want to stay behind.
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florida, air travel, pets, animals
  • It's not quite as rare as Big Foot.
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alaska, animals
  • Rover is welcome.
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indiana, college, animals
  • Traffic jams in the L-A area can be a real bear.
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california, automobiles, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A Rhode Island woman has been accused by her neighbors of violating an animal-noise ordinance by training her cockatoo to cuss.
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rhode island, animals
  • President Vladimir Putin has piloted a motorized hang glider to lead a flock of young Siberian white cranes in flight.
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russia, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Sure, a guy named Doolittle finds a gator in Michigan.
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michigan, animals
  • A kitten that hitched a six-hour ride from Connecticut to western New York curled up on top of a car's gas tank will be put up for adoption.
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new york, automobiles, animals
  • An Arizona woman is wondering what hurt more: getting stung by a scorpion or seeing her hospital bill after treatment.
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arizona, hospitals, animals
  • A unique new species of rat that lives off earthworms and doesn't chew or gnaw has been discovered in Indonesia.
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indonesia, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A hefty hippo chased away from his herd at a South African game reserve has found a refreshing place to relax: the lodge's swimming pool. Now it's stuck there.
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africa, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Dr. Mark Vance says an angry bird has it in for him.
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kentucky, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Your doctor probably doesn't make house calls -- but your veterinarian just might.
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dogs, pets, animals
  • Tarrin George and Levi Miller have something new at their Colorado fruit and vegetable stand.
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colorado, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A pelican found tangled in fishing line with a 6-inch hook lodged in its lower bill has been released back into the wild after surgeries and months of rehabilitation in Southern California.
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california, wildlife preservation, surgery, animals
  • Police are looking for two people they say stole more than 500 canaries from the home of an 87-year-old Florida man.
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florida, wildlife preservation, theft, animals
  • Got your goat?
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new york, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A kangaroo is on the lam in Germany after breaking out of a wildlife park, with a fox and a wild boar his suspected accomplices.
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europe, germany, wildlife preservation, animals
  • The biggest Burmese python ever caught in Florida - 17 feet, 7 inches long and 164½ pounds - was found in Everglades National Park, the University of Florida announced Monday.
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florida, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Officials in a New Jersey shore town might use goats from Maryland to rid an environmentally-sensitive area of poison ivy.
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new jersey, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A badger that wandered into a retail store in northern Nevada dodged a tranquilizer dart and held authorities at bay for about an hour before the teeth-baring critter was lured into a cage with cat food.
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nevada, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Idaho wildlife officials have relocated an adult bull moose after it charged an 88-year-old Arbon Valley woman in her yard.
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idaho, wildlife preservation, animals
  • The 3-month-old cheetah cubs at the National Zoo in Washington have been named for the fastest Americans in the Olympics.
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washington, d.c., olympics, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Summer vacation has been anything but routine for a New York City social studies teacher who lives in northern New Jersey.
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new jersey, wildlife preservation, animals
  • A beekeeper says he had to be called into gather up a swarm of thousands of bees that delayed a Delta Air Lines flight from Pittsburgh International Airport to New York.
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pennsylvania, air travel, wildlife preservation, animals