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Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Roanoke

The raccoon was found in the 1300 block of Tomi Lane, which is in Southeast Roanoke.

Roanoke Valley celebrates 9th annual Spay-Ghetti event

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Roanoke Valley SPCA holds 9th annual Spay-Ghetti event to prevent overpopulation

People spent the day enjoying a hot meal for a good cause. Tuesday marker the 9th annual Spay-Ghetti event for the Roanoke Valley SPCA.

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Drive-through rabies vaccination clinic to come to Campbell County

Campbell County Animal Care and Control is having a drive-through rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, Sept. 20.

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State tells Pittsylvania to correct shelter issues

A state agency spokeswoman says Pittsylvania County could face civil penalties if officials don't address problems at the county's animal shelter.

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Holly, a 10-month-old boxer/lab mix, available for adoption

Holly is available for adoption at the Regional Center for Animal Control and Prevention in Roanoke.

Local businesses battle Black Dog Syndrome

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Local businesses team up to help battle 'Black Dog Syndrome'

Two local businesses are teaming up to help battle what is known as “Black Dog Syndrome.” It's a nationwide issue affecting black dogs and cats.

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Lynchburg Humane Society seeks votes in national contest

The Lynchburg Humane Society is trying to win big money in a national contest.

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Cat survives nine-story fall

A cat named Gizmo has only minor injuries after a nine-story fall at a Manhattan apartment building.

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  • Skydiving dog

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    Daredevil dachshund 'loves' first skydive

    A daredevil dachshund is gaining international fame for his recent skydive.

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  • Zeus, world's tallest dog, dies

    Zeus, world's tallest dog

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    The Doorlag family in Otsego, Michigan is mourning the loss of their dog Zeus, who passed away last week.

  • Stowaway kitten found under hood of car

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    A New Jersey teacher received a scare on her way to work — a meowing sound coming from the underside of her Honda Odyssy.

    English teacher Pam Haug pulled in to the parking lot of Thomas Jefferson Middle School in New Jersey and flagged down Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio.

    "She wasn't sure if she had run over a cat, she said 'I'm hearing some meowing sounds from the front of my car and I'm too…

  • Donations flood in after UK dogs' home fire

    Manchester dog

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    A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, shocking a nation known within Europe for its devotion to pets.

    Within hours of the fire breaking out Thursday evening at Manchester Dogs Home, don...

  • 43 socks found in Oregon dog's belly

    Great Dane eats 43 socks

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    Socks. They're just not for feet anymore. Apparently they make pretty tasty snacks too, if you're not too discriminating and you happen to be a 3-year-old Great Dane.

  • Man stabs pit bull inside PetSmart

    Pit bull stabbed PetSmart

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    A pit bull is stabbed during an adoption event at a PetSmart in Georgia.

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