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Think this miniature goat is cute? Well, you could have two of them under Eureka’s update pet ordinance | Photo from Pixabay user johannaschendell

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You’ve heard of those weird laws that are still on the books, even though they’re become obsolete. For example, in Eureka you are not allowed to keep more than 100 homing pigeons and, according to the City of Eureka’s current animal ordinance, when you let your pigeons out for exercise or racing, it cannot be “within 25 feet of any door or window of a habitable room of a dwelling.”

It seems that racing homing

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Animal services gives update on dog intentionally set on fire

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SALT LAKE CITY — Dixie, the dog intentionally set on fire and left near a highway in Magna earlier this week, remains in critical condition, officials from Salt Lake County Animal Services said Thursday.

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The dog is suffering from second- and third-degree burns over most of her body after Monday’s incident. Dixie’s family says her kidneys are failing and veterinarians are worried about her burns turning into an infection.

“Hoping and praying that she will pull through all this, Dixie will never be the same they said if she does pull through

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‘Pilots to the Rescue’ touches down in Biddeford, bringing plane full of animals from Virginia

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COVID- 19 AIRS NEXT WEDNESDAY NIGHT MARCH 10TH AT 8… A MISSION OF MERCY TOUCHING DOWN IN MAINE TODAY THE GROUP “PILOTS TO THE RESCUE” BRINGING 17 CATS AND ONE DOG TO THE BIDDEFORD AIRPORT FROM VIRGINIA.. THE PILOT IS THE MAN WHO FOUNDED THE ORGANIZATION. HE DESCRIBES WHAT IT’S LIKE TO FLY WITH A PLANE FULL OF ANIMALS.. “THEY MIGHT BARK A LITTLE BIT OR MEOW A LITTLE BIT, BUT ONCE YOU START UP THE ENGINE, THE VIBRATION, THE NOISE, THEY GENERALLY JUST GO TO SLEEP. SO THEY WERE GOOD ‘PAWSENGERS,’ AS WE SAY.” THE ANIMALS WILL BE CARED … Read the rest

Seneca animal shelter finds home for bull, ‘largest dog ever’

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An Upstate animal control agency announced Wednesday it is celebrating the newly found forever home for the largest “dog” to ever enter its shelter.County officials, rescuers, and volunteers will bid farewell to “Mack” at 3 p.m. Thursday at the shelter.Mack is really a 2-year-old, 1,000 pound Jersey Bull, who only thinks he’s a dog, and just like the other shelter residents at Oconee County Animal Control and Oconee Humane Society, he wanted a new and loving home.Thanks to a joint effort with Last Chance Animal Rescue, based in South Hampton, New York, Mack has a new home, the Upstate shelter … Read the rest

flower petals form fantastical exotic animals by josh dykgraaf

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photographic illustrator josh dykgraaf will make you do a double take with his intricate, seemingly animate artworks depicting birds and animals made from flowers. the collection of images forms part of his ‘terraform’ series, a body of work which sees the melbourne-based artist merge photographic images of flower petals and leaves with animals such as pangolins and parrots. ‘I enjoy being able to create a sense of wonder,’ dykgraaf says. ‘my work comes from a curiosity about the world and enjoyment of creating things, playing with perspective and illusion.’

 

 

in terraform, dykgraaf rebuilds elements of the earth into familiar fauna

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