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Meet Bogie on Pet Stories

Bogie on Pet Stories

Bogie is an adorable adolescent hound mix looking for someone to love.

Keeping pets safe during the holidays

Christmas is three weeks away and there's a lot to do between now and then. But, vets say don't forget to protect your pets during all the hustle and bustle.


Abandoned Chihuahua found in dumpster, Humane Society seeking arrest

The Danville Area Humane Society is looking for the person who abandoned an injured Chihuahua puppy in a sealed box at a dumpster site in Pittsylvania County.

Local animal shelter needs donations

Local animal shelter is in need of donations

A group that helps our four-legged friends in times of crisis now needs your help.

Shelter event looks to give animals a home during the holiday season


"Empty the Shelter" event looks to find permanent homes for animals before Thanksgiving

The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection is looking to find permanent homes for shelter animals this Thanksgiving. Wednesday marks it's first "Empty the Shelter" event. Staff will be staying late so people can stop by to adopt a pet.

Want a new pet? Just name your price

Talk to a person who has adopted a pet, and they’ll most likely say it’s one of the best things they’ve ever done.

SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County

Rumor returns to SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County for second time

A "Rumor" in Henry County is once again breaking hearts. But this rumor is not speculation, she's a dog.

Mill Mountain Zoo launches fundraising campaign

The Mill Mountain Zoo announced a $100,000 fundraising match campaign Thursday.


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    Keith Barraclough/Animal Planet

    Did Pope Francis say animals go to heaven?

    Can animals go to heaven?

    Some people all over the world have been excited in recent days about reports by news agencies worldwide -- including one from CNN -- declaring that Pope Francis apparently believes they can.

    It turns out it's unclear what he...

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    By Josh Levs and Livia Borghese CNN
  • Dog rescued after being left in trash can

    Dog rescued from trash can

    Fontana Police/KTLA

    A miracle dog named Gladys was getting a second chance at life thanks to good Samaritans who recently rescued the dog in Fontana after her owner or owners left her for dead.

  • Cat survives month-long trip without food, water

    Cat survives month long trip


    Could you survive a cross-country trip without food or water? A cat in Virginia named Mee Mowe did.

  • 'Emotional support' pig kicked off plane

    Emotional support pig

    Robert Phelps

    When US Airways passenger Robert Phelps first saw the woman coming down the aisle of the plane, he thought she had a "really big dog" or a stuffed animal thrown over her shoulder.

    It was about 6:10 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving, and Phelps was wait...

  • Stray dog follows racers through Amazon

    Stray dog follows racers

    Krister Göransson/ Peak Performance

    What began as a quest to win a world championship turns into an amazing bond between man and dog.

  • Man finds his lost dog for sale on Craigslist

    Lost dog on Craigslist


    A 22-year-old Virginia Beach woman was arrested on Sunday after police say she tried to sell a lost dog on Craigslist.


Halifax Co. family takes rabid dog home from shelter


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