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ABC News – NYC woman’s dog survives being shot in the mouth by ex-boyfriend

Click here to view the original report. A year-old pit bull named Honey survived being shot point blank in the mouth by her owner’s ex-boyfriend during an argument at her Brooklyn apartment in New York City, according to Honey’s owner and a criminal court complaint. Honey’s owner, Asha Stringfield, 24, told ABC News today that […]
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Pioneer Press features veterinarian whose dog swallowed a 7-inch skewer

Pet dog Crickett ate something bad and taught her family a lesson By Molly Guthrey mguthrey@pioneerpress.com After lifesaving surgery to remove a wood skewer that pierced her stomach, intestines and spleen, Crickett is back home and doing well. tt. “Last Saturday, she just wasn’t quite right,” says Donnell Hansen of her family’s 2-year-old rescue mutt. “She […]
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Once abandoned, kitten born without eyelids now has bright future

Click here to read original article. A kitten born without upper eyelids and without a home now is on track to have both, thanks to the efforts of a local veterinary practice and the Humane Society of Huron Valley. Butterfly the kitten was found alone on busy Washtenaw Avenue near U.S. 23 several months ago […]
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Chicago Tribune – BluePearl staff comes to aid of man who collapsed at animal hospital

Click here to read original story. Veterinarian Grace Brannon said her training in emergency care for four-legged patients kicked in big time this week when she came to the aid of a man who collapsed in the lobby of the Northfield animal clinic where she works. Monday was a typical day at the BluePearl Veterinary […]
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KARE 11 offers tips on keeping your pet safe on the 4th of July

(Click here to read the original story) Tips for scared pets during fireworks displays MINNEAPOLIS — Fourth of July can be a stressful time for pets. The sound of fireworks can scare dogs, causing them to flee. “This is not her favorite holiday, I guess,” said Jen Bucki of Minneapolis. Bucki’s greyhound, Carrot, is scared […]
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Chicago Tribune — BluePearl saves dog’s life after shooting

Click here to read original story. Only days ago, a six-year-old shepherd mix named Sophie was rushed to BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Skokie after allegedly being shot in the head during a domestic dispute in Chicago. Sophie not only survived the serious injury, but she appeared sweet and friendly Friday, June, 5, when she was […]
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Fox Atlanta interviews BluePearl veterinarian on canine flu

(Click here to view original story) ATLANTA –Several weeks after the first confirmed case of dog flu appeared in Georgia, several other suspected cases are now being investigated in Sandy Springs. Veterinarian Dr. Mark Dorfman of Blue Pearl Georgia Veterinary Specialists says his practice is waiting on test results from three suspected cases and has […]
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Bay News 9 — Fallen Tampa officer’s legacy lives on in K-9 program

Click here to view original story. By Laurie Davison, Reporter Last Updated: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 11:16 AM TAMPA —  The legacy of a fallen Tampa police officer is living on through his family’s commitment to police K-9s.Tampa police Cpl. Mike Roberts was killed in the line of duty in 2009.Roberts’ wife, Cindy, said before […]
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Blind dog who received surgery at BluePearl featured on ABC News

Dog loses eyes to glaucoma, ‘younger siblings’ take on role of guide animal Click here to see original story. After a vet tech’s 10-year-old dog lost both eyes to glaucoma, her two younger pets stepped up to act as guides to the injured animal. Kiaya is an Akita who lives in Waterford, Michigan, with her […]
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WFLA quotes BluePearl on potentially deadly dog flu

Click here to read or view the original story. Pet owners have new reason to be concerned about a potentially deadly canine flu that has already sickened thousands of dogs in the Midwest, killing at least eight. Now, veterinarians who spoke with NBC News warn other parts of the country to be on alert. They […]
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