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    Pet Vet: Cat sent outside because of spraying

    Today we are going to deal with a problem I believe to be fairly common among those of us who associate with feline companions. The subject is urine spraying.

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Buddy

    Buddy, 7, is a neutered male, black and brown, Australian shepherd mix. This affectionate dog has a name that suits him well. A little aloof at first meeting, he warms up quickly once he gets to know you and becomes very bonded to his people. Buddy has lived with older children and done well. He...

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    Canyon County Pet of the Week: Fred

    Fred, 4, is a large, male pointer/retriever mix who loves to play fetch. He is timid and needs some time to get used to you. He does pull on the leash a bit. Fred loves water. Fred has a nice, low-maintenance short coat that is a rich chocolate color with a little white. He’s great with other...

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    Pet Vet: Heatworm disease is far easier to prevent than to treat

    Today we are going to return to a subject we have discussed here in the past, spawned by a question from Kevin. Even though the question is the same as one answered before, perhaps, that answer might have changed.

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    Neglected by its mother, baby chimp starts new life in Florida

    Keeva is a baby chimpanzee, an adorable, sweet little girl born March 12 to a female chimp at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Unfortunately, her mom, 26-year-old Carole, seemed ill-prepared for the responsibilities of motherhood. She wasn't hostile toward Keeva, wasn't trying to hurt her. Trouble...

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    Ada County pet of the week: Callie the sweet senior dog

    Callie, 10, is a spayed pit bull terrier mix. Be prepared for this gentle, sweet and affectionate dog to steal your heart. Callie loves to play with tennis balls. Like many senior dogs, Callie has a delightfully mellow attitude and only asks for a family to lavish her with affection and spoil her...

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    Canyon County pet of the week: Sunny the spaniel mix

    Sunny, 10 months, is a springer spaniel or Brittany blend who is looking for a new home. Coming to the West Valley Humane Society as a stray, not much is known about him but someone has put some training and time into Sunny. He knows his basic commands, is great on the lead, and is good with other...

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    Canyon County Pet of the week: Mason Jarr the Chihuahua

    Mason Jarr, 8, is a sweet little senior lap Chihuahua who is looking for a home. Coming to the West Valley Humane Society as a stray, his background is unknown. Mason is good with other dogs, leash trained, very quiet and loves cheese and turkey. Mason has his manners in place, so someone spent ...

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Jackson the hound

    Jackson, 3 1/2, is a neutered red and white hound and Australian cattle dog mix. A happy hound dog, Jackson is a sweet guy that hasn't had the easiest life. He was rescued from an unsafe situation. He's looking for a dedicated, loving home to show him the good life from here on out. At 91 pounds...

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Blitz the pit bull mix

    Blitz, 1 1/2, is a neutered male, solid white, American pit bull terrier mix.

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