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Pets & Animals
Illinois Pet Owners: Keep These Holiday Food Items Away From Them
The holidays, starting with Thanksgiving, are centered around a lot of food. Whether it's family dinners, guests coming by for drinks and appetizers, or just the overall presence of a whole bunch of food, your pets are going to want to get in on it. Here are the things you should really avoid giving to them, regardless of the amount of begging.
Indiana Zoo Announces Names of New Baby Colobus Monkeys
The babies were born to two different sets of parents in November.
Adoptable Indiana Pup Named "AMITY" is Anything But a Horror
2-year-old AMITY has a heartwarming personality and does great with other dogs and children. She is available for adoption at It Takes a Village in Evansville.
Mama Dog That Lost Her Puppies Turned Tragedy Into a Blessing
This sweet mama dog recently lost her own litter, but has saved the lives of other orphaned puppies, now they all need a loving foster home.
Don't 'Veer for Deer' While Driving in Indiana or Kentucky
It is fairly common to encounter an animal crossing the road while you're driving in Indiana or Kentucky but do you know the safest way to handle this situation when you're behind the wheel?
Why Are There So Many Birds in the Twelve Days of Christmas?
Have you ever wondered why there are so many birds in the Twelve Days of Christmas? If you lived in the 1700s you'd have been pretty excited about your true love gifting you 184 feathered critters. Here is the interesting history behind this classic carol.
Traveling for the Holidays? This is the Best Pet-Friendly Hotel in Tennessee
When traveling with your pet, finding a hotel can be a challenge, but one hotel in Tennessee is not only pet-friendly, but has rated as the best in the state.
Pet Food Center Urges Community Support for Shelter Animals
Running until December 31st, the campaign encourages the community to make a difference by contributing to any of the four Pet Food Center locations.
Busted: Video Shows Illinois Dog Trying to Free His Friends
You can't blame a dog for trying. A security camera showed a dog in Illinois get busted when he tried to bust his friends out of their cages to play.