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Tufts Study: Secondhand Smoke As Harmful To Pets As To People

Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory problems in both animals, according to studies done at Tufts University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State University and other schools.

07/09/2014

Norfolk County Jail inmates hold a raccoon at the New England Wildlife Center. (WBZ-TV)

Norfolk County Jail Inmates Rehabilitate With New England Wildlife Center Animals

Inmates from the Norfolk County Jail will learn about discipline, communication and hard work at the New England Wildlife Center.

05/08/2014

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Court: Police Can Enter Homes Without Warrant To Save Animals

Police officers can enter a person’s property without a warrant to provide emergency help to an animal, the state’s highest court ruled on Friday.

04/12/2014

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Guide To The New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is teeming with life. Bring your family here on a unique adventure to learn about animals, plants and sea life in an up-close and personal way.

04/04/2014

Pet CSI

CSI Advances Being Applied To Crime Cases Involving Animals

There have been tremendous leaps with crime solving technology in recent years. That doesn’t just apply to crimes involving humans. It’s also applicable to cases with animals.

11/29/2013

(Photo from Franklin Park Zoo)

A Guide To Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo

Ready for a fun-filled day with family or friends at Boston’s own Franklin Park Zoo? Franklin Park Zoo is open year round, offering new and exciting adventures for animal and nature lovers everywhere.

10/18/2013

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New Mass. Law Sets Up Fund For Shelter Animals

Massachusetts taxpayers will be able to lend a hand to homeless animals under a new state law.

08/04/2012

(Photo Credit: Roger Williams Park Zoo)

A Local’s Guide to Boston Area Zoos

Boston-area families are lucky, because we have our choice of numerous amazing zoos within just a short drive of the city.

CBS Boston–05/28/2011

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Activists Pushing Mass. Lawmakers On Animal Bills

Animal rights activists hope to persuade Massachusetts lawmakers to toughen state laws aimed at protecting farm animals and wildlife.

05/01/2011

Segway of Boston

Museum Of Science Offers “Fun” Tours Outside

Now you don’t have to go inside Boston’s Museum of Science for an educational experience. The museum on Friday started offering outdoor tours of the parks, open areas and surrounding neighborhoods using Segways, the two-wheeled personal transporters that defy the laws of balance. Museum vice president of education Paul Fontaine says he has long wanted to expand the museum’s offerings to the outdoors.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/16/2011

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