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Afterschool Program Gives Kids the Chance to Read to Shelter Animals

Reading is great for kids. Reading to animals is great for everyone.

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Town Goes to Extraordinarily Clever Lengths to Get People to Clean Up After Their Dogs

Hate it when dog owners don’t clean up after their pets? A solution may be on the way.

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Dogs Who Chase Their Tails May Suffer From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

When we see a pooch chase its tail, we tend to just dismiss it as a dog being a dog. But there appears to be more to this illogical canine behavior, as researchers from Finland have been able to link it to obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Do Pets Make Kids Smarter?

If you have or are thinking of having kids, it might be a good idea to also add a pet to the equation. That’s because last month a study found that babies who grow up in households with pets are healthier than their pet-less counterparts. And now a survey of children suggests that having a furry friend is one of the keys to academic success.

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Guess What More Scammers Are Targeting Next? Yup, Your Lost Pets

Imagine you’ve lost your dog or cat. Those who’ve been through this heartbreaking experience know you’d do almost anything to get your pet back. And that desire is exactly what makes you a prime target for the lost pet scam.

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Amarillo Area Heatwave & Drought Continues

The Amarillo area has been suffering from a drought since last year having received only .68 inches of water this year. Now, top that with a crippling heat wave and you can honestly say, the best thing that you can do is stay inside next to a nice cool air conditioner. Temperatures are to top 105 degrees today in Amarillo and that is hot enoug

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9 Cutest Presidential Pets [PHOTOS]

Used to be that our presidents had bears and silkworms and stuff lying around the White House. Now it's mostly cats and dogs. But are they ever adorable.

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