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  • PETS

    Purr-fect image: How to take better photos of your cat

    When David Sutton explains the fine points of photographing a cat, you listen. One of the most skilled pet and portrait photographers in the business, he's had his work exhibited around the world, and he has a steady stream of four-legged clients visiting his Evanston, Ill., studio. (Take a peek...

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    Carolyn Hax: Man reflects on appearance issues

    Dear Carolyn: The woman I love has some real issues with her appearance that I don't understand. The "ugh, I'm so fat" thing is just the surface. I tend to reflexively assure her, but she says that doesn't help at all. Then if I ignore the woe-is-me stuff, she just seems to wallow until I assure...

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    Pet Vet: With rabbits, it's all in the way they're fed

    Rabbits are becoming increasingly popular as companion pets and deservedly so. These fabulous creatures are highly intelligent, interactive animals that can live indoors and out and are quite adept at teaching their caretakers how they want to live their lives. That last remark is a bit "tongue-...

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Stacy the domestic shorthair

    Stacy, 3 months, is a female, black, orange and white, domestic shorthair cat. Demure and a little hesitant about new situations, Stacy will do well in a calmer home environment. At the shelter, with gentle attention she comes out of her shell and will arch her back in appreciation of petting and...

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    Canyon County Pet of the Week: Bobby the shepherd

    Bobby, 2, is an Australian shepherd male. He is house-trained, leash-trained, good with kids, large dogs and even herds sheep.

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    Pet Vet: Have fleas outsmarted most common treatment?

    Today were are going to discuss the frustration with fleas. Yes, those little blood-sucking parasites ravaging our companions and making their lives miserable.

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    Animal Island: How to introduce new baby to pets

    Q: My wife and I are having our first baby and the due date is next month. We have a Chihuahua, a Pomeranian and two cats, and we admit that we have spoiled them. We are wondering what we should do when we bring the baby home from the hospital. We have read that we should show the dogs a doll and...

  • LIVING

    Ada County Pet of the Week: Magic the bunny

    Magic, 1, is a neutered male, medium-sized domestic rabbit. Magic is a docile, friendly little rabbit. An albino, Magic is solid white with red eyes. He is a curious guy who loves to explore his environment. He will thrive in a home with lots of attention from adults or older children. Rabbits ...

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    Canyon County Pet of the Week: Aiden the collie mix

    Aiden, 2, is a border collie and bearded collie mix. Aiden is a medium-sized dog and has a medium-length white and black coat. He's an owner surrender although the owner hated to give him up (it was not through the fault of the dog or by her choice). Aiden was her baby.

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Mr. Beans the miniature pinscher

    Mr. Beans, 11, is a neutered male, black and brown, miniature pinscher.

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