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Seresto pet collars found to harm pets, humans, EPA records show

Rhonda Bomwell had never used a flea and tick collar before. Pierre, her 9-year-old Papillon service dog, was mostly an indoor animal.

Still, her veterinarian recommended she purchase one, so Bomwell went to the pet store near her home in Somerset, New Jersey, and selected Bayer’s Seresto collar. 

A day later, on June 2, 2020, Pierre had a seizure, collapsing while Bomwell was making dinner. Lying on his back, the dog stopped breathing and his eyes rolled back. 

Bomwell tried giving him CPR. Then she called the police. An officer helped her lift the dog into her car, and she

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New York City Adoptable Pets: Meet Bruno & More

Do you want to add to your family and have a positive impact on the New York City community at the same time? Consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

Across New York, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — many of whom are located not too far from you. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start the search for a lovable new family member is

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Huntington Pets Who Need A Home: Meet Mookie, Vinny, Revis & More

Want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the Huntington community at the same time? Maybe it’s the right time to adopt a pet! Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and facilities still working to fulfill adoptions.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home across New York — and many of them are located within driving distance. In the search for a lovable new friend, consider beginning at a local shelter like Pioneers For Animal Welfare

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Animal shelter staff put pets before themselves in Texas winter storm

Lucy Fernandez scrambled to create the emergency Facebook page for local pet owners and supporters on Valentine’s Day, when the city of Austin’s Animal Center had been closed to the public for months and bad winter weather, worse than most imagined, was on its way.

In a matter of hours, more than 1,000 strangers joined, often linking up by hashtag and ZIP codes, to get pet food, water and supplies to those nearby who posted a need.

Not long after, Fernandez and other employees at Austin Pets Alive, found themselves sleeping at a hotel, and then at the shelter

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Scooby’s Big Adventure: When pets go missing, who you gonna call?

The lost pet flyer, circulated on social media, eventually led to the recovery of Scooby, a chocolate Lab mix who wandered away from his Lewiston home. Photo submitted

It was a bitter cold February night and Scooby was on the run. 

A shy chocolate Lab mix, the family dog had scampered away from its Louise Avenue home and his owners were frantic with worry. 

“We have driven all the streets and logical grids from Sabattus Street all the way down to the Androscoggin River,” Jay Brenchick wrote at about 10 p.m. that frigid Sunday night. “We rode the highway to

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Enumclaw Pets Up For Adoption: Oliver, Gypsie & More

Want to add a furry friend to your family and have a positive impact on the Enumclaw community at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter! Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many shelters in and around Enumclaw are still working to fulfill adoptions.

Across Washington, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home — and many are located in your area. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your search for a new companion is at Three Little Pitties Rescue, where Annika the dog

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