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    Animal Island: Dog doesn't get along with other canines

    Q: My 5-year-old Maltipoo is sweet and lovable, but when she sees another dog, she starts growling and whining. She barks at all breeds, from Yorkies to Great Danes. I would appreciate your advice on what to do when this happens and why she acts this way.

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    Pet Vet: Dealing with an itchy problem

    Skin problems, particularly itchy skin problems, can be quite frustrating to deal with, both as a caretaker trying to help our companion, and as a veterinarian with the same goal.

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Jameson the Lab mix

    Jameson, 3, is a neutered male, chocolate and white, Labrador retriever mix.

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    How to care for your pet without breaking the bank

    It's a shame furry friends can't pay for themselves. Though wagging tails after a long day at work may make pet ownership seem worthwhile, a happy pup won't stop those bills from rolling in at the end of the month. Thankfully, quick and easy ways exist for dog owners to cut down on costs.

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    Pet Vet: Rabbits can show aggression, especially males

    Andrea writes in concerning her 18-month-old male Netherland Dwarf rabbit that has suddenly become aggressive, especially when approached in his cage. Andrea has heard that neutering him might help this aggressive behavior and wants to know if, at 18 months of age, he might be too old for that procedure...

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    Canyon County Pet of the Week: Natka the pit bull

    Natka, 2, 59 pounds, is a pit bull mix with a beautiful brindle coat. She is strong, good with children and other dogs, but doesn't like cats. She is friendly and loves to be with people. She especially loves to be outside playing ball.

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Linus the kitten

    Linus is a 10-week-old male, black and white, domestic shorthair cat.

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    Dog lovers nationwide unite for ill pitbull Sheba

    The precarious medical condition of Sheba has improved - along with the finances of a Chicago animal rescue group - thanks to a lot of dog lovers who were captivated by her story.

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Kelvin the retriever mix

    Kelvin, 5, is a neutered male, yellow, Labrador retriever and German shepherd mix. Kelvin is a fetching fool and a tennis ball fanatic! This happy, active guy will be happiest with an owner with plenty of time to commit to expending his boundless energy.

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    Ada County Pet of the Week: Posie the terrier

    Posie, 7, is a spayed female, white and tan, Jack Russell terrier. Posie arrived at the shelter as a transfer from another overcrowded shelter that could not provide for her medical needs. She had an injured hip that required surgery that she received at the IHS Veterinary Medical Center and is ...

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