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Pets in Halloween Costumes Are All Treats, No Tricks

Are you ready for Halloween? More importantly, are your pets?

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Dog on mat with plastic duck
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Shelters See More Strays in October, The Reasons Will Make You Hate People

The Benton Franklin Humane Society is seeing a spike in the number of stray dogs dropped off to the shelter or delivered by Animal Control. This is normal for October and there are three main reasons that will make you so mad!

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Aqua Tropics Closing Soon — What’s Your Favorite Memory?

Aqua Tropics is closing and is currently holding a blowout sale at 135 Vista Way in Kennewick. Wow, for so many years they were "the" pet store. I remember buying little baby mice for my son's snake (*bleh*)! So sad.

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New bill would criminalize leaving animals in cars in adverse conditions
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State Senate Approves Bill Criminalizing Leaving Pets in Cars

If signed, a new law in Washington would assess a $125 fine to pet owners who leave an animal in a vehicle where it "might be harmed by heat, cold, or lack of proper ventilation." 

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What to Do With Your Pets When You Go on Summer Vacation

It can be difficult to decide what to do with your pets when you go on vacation. Here are some suggestions for how to take care of your beloved animal friends when you head off for a summer getaway:

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Best Vetenarians in the Tri-Cities

Need a vet? Here are some of the best in our area:

1) VCA Vineyard Animal Hospital

1530 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, 509-943-5671 or
1021 W...

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Those Who Say, “It’s Just A Pet,” Have Probably Never Had One

Thursday night, we said goodbye to a member of our family.

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Cat-Eating Festival Causes Controv — Wait, ‘Cat-Eating Festival’?

Wild-eyed carnivores recently gathered in Peru to take part in a controversial feline-feasting frenzy in honor of one of their ancestors. Every September, people gather in the streets of La Quebrada to pay homage to Santa Efgenia with a full day of music, dancing and, well, cat meat, for a ceremony appropriately referred to as the Gastronomic Festival of the Cat.

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Hermiston fighting potential horse slaughterhouse next to city
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Hermiston Fighting Horse Slaughterhouse Proposal [POLL]

A group calling itself Horses United in Hermiston is pushing for a slaughterhouse to be built just ouside the city, but officials are saying 'no.'

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Guys – Guess What Your Dog Tells People About Your Personality [POLL]

Believe it or not, some think the type of dog you like says a lot about your personality.  Hmm... we shall see.

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