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Mexican Red-Legged tarantula

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Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace

A Georgia man says somebody got into a crawlspace under his house and spider-napped some pet tarantulas.

Couple say pet monkey their only 'child'

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Indian couple leaving estate to pet monkey

Should he outlive his owners, Chunmun the monkey could be set to be one comfortable primate. An Indian couple who are estranged from their families say they've named Chunmun in their will as their only "child."

Georgia dog with unusual genes is a social media hit


Rami, pit bull- dachsund mix, is now top dog

For Rami the dog, the story begins in south Georgia, where he's found wandering in a backyard.

He's the offspring of the most unlikely of canine partners -- the short legged, long bodied dachshund and the larger, stronger pit bull.

The pit bull- dachs...

S.F. renters abandoning pets

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No dogs allowed: San Francisco's pet housing crisis

The housing crunch in San Francisco isn't just forcing out lower income renters, it's forcing out Fido, too. The animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA says there's been a surge in owners abandoning their pets.

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Lawmakers push for Amtrak to allow small pets on trains

California lawmaker says people bringing small dogs and cats with them in pet carriers would encourage more people to travel by train. 

Miss P winner

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Beagle bests all comers at Westminster dog show

Miss P, a beagle from British Columbia, was named Best in Show at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club all-breed dog show Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Miss P bested more than 2,711 dogs representing 192 breeds and varieties at the show. She won the Hound Group honors on Monday. The story was reported by numerous news organizations, including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, ABC News…

Dog show costs

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Cost of getting a show dog to Westminster

So, so cute. So, so costly.

To prepare, primp and promote a dog that can compete with the beautiful canines strutting their stuff this week at the 2015 Westminster Dog Show can easily run you $50,000 to $100,000 a year.

That's according to Michael Cana...

Patty Hearst

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Patty Hearst's dog nabs early win at dog show

Kidnapped heiress, bank robber, actress -- and dog breeder?

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