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Military Dogs Honored During Veterans Day Parade (Video)

Nov. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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For the first time ever, six retired military working dogs and their handlers will get their own float on Veterans Day during "America's Parade" in New York City. Joining the hero dog teams will be Army veteran Tracy Marrow (better known as actor and rapper Ice-T).

Surgeries Suspended For Military Family Pets As Cost-Saving Measure

Nov. 5
By Beth Ford Roth
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The cherished dogs and cats of military families are no longer able to get surgical procedures at military veterinary facilities, as these clinics have cut back on services to save money.

New Creatures At Chula Vista's Living Coast Discovery Center

Oct. 31
By Dwane Brown
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Sapphire, a 130-pound Loggerhead sea turtle, is the newest ambassador at the Living Coast Discovery Center.

Sea Lion Rescued At La Jolla Cove Dies

Oct. 31
By City News Service
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The seal was found Sunday with a 10-foot gaff pole in its back. The wound from the pole — which has a hook on one end and is used for fishing — caused a significant infection and necrosis, or the death of surrounding tissue.

County Supervisors Approve $50K For Beekeeping Study

Oct. 29
By City News Service
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Different bees require different spaces. The County Board of Supervisors want to protect San Diegans and encourage beekeeping while keeping safety in mind.

SeaWorld Workers Rescue Sea Lion At La Jolla Cove

Oct. 27
10News
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The sea lion was found Sunday with a 10-foot fishing gaff hooked into its back. This is the third sea lion SeaWorld crews have seen in the past year with a similar gaff injury.

San Diego Zoo Hatches 1st Kiwi In 10 Years

Oct. 23
City News Service
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The rare bird needed help coming out of its shell, but now it's out and the fourth of its kind at the zoo.

Preparing For The Return of Gray Wolves To California

Oct. 22
Midday Edition
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An October event in Julian explored the return of the gray wolf. As one California wildlife expert puts it, the public is fascinated by the issue of wolves in the West.

SeaWorld Responds To PETA Abuse Claim

Oct. 22
By City News Service
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PETA filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture after a veterinarian allegedly found scars and lesions on whales and dolphins at SeaWorld San Diego. SeaWorld veterinarians said the marks are common occurrences and not a sign of abuse.

Rabid Bat In San Marcos Leads To Public Health Outreach

Oct. 21
City News Service
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San Diego County health officials want to identify people who came in contact with the rabid bat that children found on Saturday.

PAWS San Diego Helps Low-Income Families Keep Their Pets

Oct. 17
By Dwane Brown
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For more than 20 years, Pets Are Wonderful Support, PAWS, has provided services and support to low-income families with pets.

Experts From Around World Flock To San Diego For Flamingo Symposium

Oct. 6
Evening Edition
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Scientists and zookeepers from around the world gathered at the Bahia Resort Hotel as the third International Flamingo Symposium in more than 40 years got underway.

Bulldog Puppy Marine PFC Smedley Butler Sidelined By Broken Toe

Oct. 6
By Beth Ford Roth
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Just weeks after he made the transition from recruit to full-fledged Marine, PFC Smedley Butler has been sidelined from his duties as Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego's mascot. The 7-month-old English Bulldog puppy broke his toe and must refrain from public appearances for at least four weeks.

Lion Cubs Get Face Time With Father At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct. 2
By City News Service
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Four African lion cubs at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park played with their father for the first time Thursday.

All-White Waterbuck Stands Out At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Sept. 26
By City News Service
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The calf is one of nearly 300 ellipsen waterbucks born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park over the years, but is the first to have leucism, a condition that causes an animal to have reduced pigmentation.