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  • Lawmakers, Humane Society, target horses' sore spot

    The Humane Society of the United States is pressuring congressional leaders to set a vote on legislation to ban a cruel trick used to get some Tennessee Walking Horses to high-step at shows.

  • Activists demand stepped up manatee protection

    St. Petersburg, Fla (AP) — Environmentalists say the federal government's fast-track permitting process for Florida waterfront access, means the already endangered manatee could be increasingly at risk. The Center for Biological Diversity's Florida office singled out the U.S Army Corps of...

  • USDA: Stink bug peak Oct. 1; brown homes attract the most

    The annual march of the stink bugs in 41 states is underway and will peak around Oct. 1, with houses painted brown and sealed in wood siding attracting the most pests, according to a new federal report.

  • PETA challenges ALS 'ice bucket challenge' over animal testing

    Before you join in with the ALS "ice bucket challenge" fundraiser, PETA has something they want you to know: The group tests on animals.

  • Official: Puerto Rico parrot births mark comeback

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two endangered Puerto Rican parrots were born in the wild in a natural nest found outside a national forest in the U.S. territory for the first time in 144 years, officials said Tuesday. Scientists discovered the nest in May near the Rio Abajo Nature Preserve in...

  • Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like and have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates...

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