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Protesters hit Natural Bridge Zoo

Protesters lined the outside of Natural Bridge Zoo Friday morning.

Protecting your pet against diseases

Mountain View Humane offers free fixes for pets in certain Roanoke zip codes

Mountain View Humane is trying to put an end to pet homelessness and disease through offering free spaying/neutering for certain Roanoke residents.

Scoop the Poop campaign aims to keep environment clean

Mill Mountain Garden Club works to 'Scoop the Poop'

It's not fun picking up after your pet, but doing so can save the environment and a few pairs of shoes.

Danville Area Humane Society offering rewards in two separate animal cruelty cases

On Tuesday a person found a puppy in a cage along Sandy Creek Road. The puppy, which may be a Border Collie mix, was taken to a veterinary clinic for treatment.

New equestrian training program comes to Pittsylvania Co

New equestrian management training program starts in Pittsylvania County

Equestrian experts in Pittsylvania County have started a grooming and management training program.

Former pet store owner faces multiple animal cruelty charges


Former Radford pet store owner ordered to give up his animals

On Monday, a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge ordered Alexander Nelson IV to sign over custody of a number of dogs and a hamster.

Thrasher Park Dog Park

Roanoke opens city's second dog park

The city of Roanoke has opened its second dog park, a fenced area near the tennis courts in Thrasher Park.


Chloe on Pet Stories


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    Charges dropped against vet who saved dog

    Charges against an Iraq War veteran who saved a dog from a hot car have now been dropped, according to news station WUSA.

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  • Russian bailiffs seize cat over owner's unpaid debt

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    Behind with your loan repayments? Watch out ... Russia might seize your designer cat!

    State debt collectors in Russia confiscated a man's pedigree cat on Monday after he defaulted on debt of 200,000 rubles ($4,071).

    "Despite repeated warnings from the ...

  • Cat's purr breaks decibel record

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    Meet the new champion of purrs.

  • First class on 4 legs: Pets on jets

    Dog on plane

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    Between catering to celebrity clientele at his LA salon, and hosting a home-shopping show at least once a month on the opposite side of the U.S., WEN Hair Care founder Chaz Dean stays busy.

    But for Dean, family is just as important as career. That's ...

  • Neighbors dispute whether parrot curses in Spanish

    A parrot named Rula is at the heart of a dispute in Tracy, California, where one neighbor claims that the bird curses in Spanish.

  • PAC formed for pit bulls

    Pit bull saves deaf teen


    An Ohio couple has started a political action committee in hopes of battling bans on pit bulls and other dog breeds targeted by breed bans.


Roanoke Co. police investigating animal cruelty case


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Angels of Assisi

Dalmation Rescue of Southerwest Virginia

Lynchburg Humane Society

New River Valley Animal Shelters

Roanoke Valley SPCA

Star City Greyhound Adoptions

Franklin County Humane Society

Wythe County Humane Society