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Lost: Siberian Husky in Cuyahoga Falls

By jim Published: December 31, 2010

Her name is Martina (Marti). She is a 45 lb. Siberian Husky with 1 brown eye and 1 blue eye and was lost in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

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Lost Chihuahua Akron/Cuyahoga Falls

By jim Published: December 31, 2010

On December 29th at 5:30 am our chihuahua Ren ran away. He is white with some tan spots. he is also wearing a leopard coat and a pink/green harnass. He is VERY timid and responds best to females. Needs meds! REWARD! 330 612-3236.

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Ban on Ohio dog auctions falls short 2nd time

By jim Published: December 30, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group seeking to ban dog auctions in Ohio has failed a second time to gather enough petition signatures and will try again.

The Coalition to Ban Ohio Dog Auctions has collected more than 77,000 signatures from registered voters, well below the nearly 121,000 required to submit the proposal to the Ohio Legislature in January.

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PAWS Pet of the Week: Meet Moka!

By millere80 Published: December 29, 2010

Let Moka sweeten your life.

Mommy Moka was rescued with babies, and all her babies have been adopted. Now it's mommy's turn. She's looking for a happily-ever-after home.  

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Found: Female Puggle in Firestone Park neighborhood

By jim Published: December 28, 2010

Female Puggle found in Akron, Firestone Park neighborhood 12/27/10. Please call and describe. 330-348-0303, or 330-212-7004.

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From Board Room to Dog Crate

By Lynn Published: December 28, 2010

Get it organized!”

“Get the textbook in print!”

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The year in LOLCATS

By jim Published: December 28, 2010

Only bats and moths creatures can hear better than cats

By jim Published: December 27, 2010

Did you know that the only creatures that can hear better than cats are bats and moths? They can differentiate between the sound of your car's engine and any others, detect your unique footsteps, and even have distinct preferences for music. How does an animal that is born deaf become such a stand-out in the auditory world?

Read on and find out.

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Found Shih-Tzu In Norton Area

By jim Published: December 24, 2010

Found an older, I would say 9 or 10 year old shih-tzu in our yard. Don't know how long it was outside, but has a lot of thistles. Tried to clean her up as much as i can. It's a girl, long hair with black and white and some brown. SLEEPS ALL THE TIME. BECAUSE I THINK IT'S KIND OF BLIND. Call 330-618-2792.

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Lost cat in Springfield Township

By jim Published: December 23, 2010

Lost male 7-year-old car in Springfield Township. I live off of Canton Road on Hayne Road. He has been missing since Tuesday morning, Dec 21st. Declawed, neutered. colors of a Himalayan, and mixed with Siamese. Short-haired. White boots, dark grey tail, white face with bright blue eyes. Comes to the name of Bleu. Very much loved and missed very much. if found please, please, please call. 330-690-4435.

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Discovering the Shiba Inu

By Lynn Published: December 22, 2010

I have a new customer who has introduced me to the wonderful Shiba Inu.

Yakota is a 4 year old red Shiba Inu. He looks like a beautiful fox! Yakota is a formerly abused dog who was rescued and is learning now that people can be trusted.

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PAWS Pet of the Week: Meet Charlie!

By millere80 Published: December 21, 2010

Choose Charlie, the donut loving cat!

Say hello to Charlie. Approximately 1 1/2 yrs old, he showed up at the PAWS director's home a few days ago in need of a little love and attention. This handsome fellow is ready for a purrfect home. He has tested FIV+. Charlie can be around other cats after an initial quarantine period. FIV is passed from cat to cat by a bite, so once the cats are used to each other, there is no worry. Additionally, it cannot be passed to humans or dogs. Charlie will live a happy, healthy life with the right someone to love him.

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A doggy Christmas surprise

By jim Published: December 21, 2010

Found: Male Chow in Cuyahoga Fall

By jim Published: December 20, 2010

Found male chow in south Cuyahoga Falls on 12/19/10. He is a young dog, red/rusty color, and black tongue. He has a blue collar, but no tags. He is very sweet and affectionate, seems to be potty trained and knows some basic commands. Looking for owner, foster, or adopter. Call 330-819-4663.

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Animal Lovers Can Relate

By Carol Published: December 20, 2010

Best Friends Ares and Khloe

By jim Published: December 20, 2010

Pets reader Marley sent us this photo with the following description:

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Laws on pit bulls take heat from dog owners

By jim Published: December 19, 2010

Advocates say breed-specific rules meant to curb bites are ineffective, unfair. Canada provides new approach

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Crows vs Cat vs Cat Street Fight Explained

By jim Published: December 17, 2010

Birds attacking cats! Cats attacking each other! What's going on in this viral video? James Williams of Discovery gets the explanation.

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Found: Puggle in Greentown

By jim Published: December 17, 2010

Found, a male puggle dog. He has a collar but no tags. Dog is in good condition seems really nice. If he is your dog please call 330-284-2143. He wants to go home.

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Cross-eyed opossum

By jim Published: December 15, 2010

Escape by a whisker: Quick-thinking cat saves house from fire... by opening the window

By jim Published: December 14, 2010

A clever cat has been hailed a hero after he prevented his owners' home from burning down - by opening a window.
Five-year-old Pepper has learned to open windows and lets himself out every night by hopping on to a kitchen worktop and using his paws to turn the latch.

So when a fire broke while his owners were Christmas shopping, the quick-thinking puss leapt into action and opened the window to allow the acrid smoke to escape.

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PAWS Pet of the Week: Meet Jessie!

By millere80 Published: December 14, 2010

Jessie is a sweetheart of a kitten. Approximately 4 months old, she's extremely laid back and gets along well with other cats and kids. She's happy to play or snuggle up in your lap for some love and attention.

Jessie came to PAWS slightly injured with a broken bone in her right leg. It's healed up but does cause her to have a tiny limp, and she holds it a certain way when sitting or laying down. It doesn't affect her playfulness or ability to move about at all. She's a lovable little cutie pie who deserves a safe, happy home.

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Found: Small tan dog in Tallmadge

By jim Published: December 13, 2010

Purple collar, female, sweet dog-found 12-12-10. Call 330-389-0362.

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Pit bull laws have teeth, need braces

By jim Published: December 11, 2010

Breed-specific rules under attack by dog advocates, who believe blame rests with owners

By Kathy Antoniotti
Beacon Journal staff writer

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Found: Brown/White Corgi Male in Middletown

By jim Published: December 11, 2010

Found this morning in our yard on Aberdeen Dr, Middletown, Dec. 11th. I walked him all around the neighborhood, asking around to see if anyone knew him, but no luck. He's very sweet & in good health. 513.422.9842

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LOST: Female Daschund in North Hill

By jim Published: December 9, 2010

Sasha stayed with Bella to protect her, Bella got found and Sasha's still missing. She's an older, blond daschund with a white face. Lovable as the day is long. Please help bring her home. She was last seen around Gardendale and Davis on North Hill. 330-780-4546.

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Poll: Dogs are Santa's favorite pets

By jim Published: December 9, 2010

By Sue Manning
Associated Press

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Special $5 feline adoption event Dec. 18 and 19 at the Humane Society of Greater Akron

By jim Published: December 8, 2010

On Saturday, December 18th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 19th from noon to 5 p.m. Pawsibilities, the Humane Society of Greater Akron, will be holding a special feline adoption event, located at 7996 Darrow Rd in Twinsburg, OH. The adoption fee for all cats and kittens 5 months and older is only $5 (with adoption application approval). All cats will be spayed or neutered, up-to-date with vaccinations and microchipped.

“There are over 100 fabulous and friendly felines to choose from, so we are sure you will find your purr-fect match! With so many wonderful kitties looking for a home we know that it can be a little overwhelming to choose just one. Therefore, we will have extra adoption counselors on hand to help assist you with finding the right match if you need some guidance,” says Kristin Branagan, Director of Behavior and Adoption Services.

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PAWS Pet of the Week: Spice Up Your Life With Cinnamon!

By millere80 Published: December 7, 2010

Cinnamon is such a precious little sweetheart. Although she is around 8 months old, she is very tiny (only about 5 pounds) and looks like a kitten. At first she’s very timid, but Cinnamon has become confident, playful and affectionate. She has discovered the joy of play, and will entertain you with her funny antics. When tired, she will climb up on her trusted person's lap for a cuddle.

Cinnamon loves her foster family’s cat. Her personality is so sweet, loving and playful. And she is sooo pretty and cute! Cinnamon would be fine with a calm dog, and a quiet household with children 9 and over. Are you the purrfect home for this loving little girl?

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Escaped Dog Forces Emergency Landing in Pa.

By jim Published: December 7, 2010

A US Airways flight headed to Phoenix made an emergency landing in Pittsburgh after a dog on board bit a passenger and a flight attendant.

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Lost beige Poodle in Stow

By jim Published: December 6, 2010

Our male poodle strayed from the back yard on Friday 12/3. He lives on Arndale Rd in Stow. Please be on the lookout for him & notify us. 330-815-8864.

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10 Crazy Gadgets for Cats and Dogs

By jim Published: December 5, 2010

Why should we have all the fun with our great human gadgetry? Thanks to the plethora of available pet-themed gadgets, our four-legged friends can enjoy some awesome tech action too.

From the ridiculous (a doggie treadmill?) to the sublime (bacon-flavored bubbles!) there is something right for the pooch or feline in your life.

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Some innocent pups face death simply for looking like pit bulls

By jim Published: December 4, 2010

Breed-specific laws catch innocent pups

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Ohio Dog Food Company Celebrates Canine Courage with Facebook Contest

By jim Published: December 3, 2010

Bil-Jac, a family owned and operated leading manufacturer dog foods and treats, is calling for stories of canine heroism with the launch of their first Bravest Best Friend Facebook Contest. Bil-Jac is creating the contest in an effort to further connect the nation’s community of dog lovers and to provide support of America’s VetDogs®, an organization that serves the needs of disabled veterans and active duty personnel. Entries will be collected online at from November 16 through December 31.

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Lost black cat in Stow

By jim Published: December 2, 2010

Our black cat got out about a week ago, and we still haven't found him. Lost in Stow, Uniondale Drive, between Stow Rd, and Moreland Ave. He has a very small white patch on the front of his chest and is very friendly. 440-342-4081.

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