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Abandonment of exotic pets a growing concern

By | September 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | No comments

Posted: Sep 18, 2013 4:44 PM CST Updated: Sep 18, 2013 6:22 PM CST By Karissa Shatzer - MANHEIM, Pa. (WHTM) - There have been several stories about exotic animals on the loose in the Midstate. The most recent was a 10-foot python found in York County by a PennDOT...

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Canada Council wants stricter animal controls

Canada Council wants stricter animal controls

By | August 30, 2013 at 3:56 pm | No comments

Thursday, August, 29, 2013 - 11:11:40 AM NORTH BAY – If it crawls, slithers or hisses, a North Bay city councillor says the city should know where to find it. Mike Anthony put forth a motion that was passed by his fellow councilors Monday night asking city staff to work...

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As recent escapes show, scaly exotic pets pose dilemmas

As recent escapes show, scaly exotic pets pose dilemmas

By | August 14, 2013 at 2:04 pm | No comments

They’re not cuddly. And cute is in the eye of the beholder, of course. But the very idea of keeping animals such as boa constrictors and alligators as pets brings confused reactions from most folks, who much prefer their dogs and cats. Maybe a hamster or an aquarium of...

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Boas, Chimps or Tigers: Wild Animals Are Not Pets

Boas, Chimps or Tigers: Wild Animals Are Not Pets

By | August 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | No comments

Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO, Humane Society of the United States   |   August 13, 2013 04:40pm ET Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This Op-Ed first appeared on the...

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