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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

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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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New Injection Neuters Dogs Without Surgery

It’s one of our first jobs as pet owners, getting the dog neutered. Now, there’s a non-surgical way to sterilize male dogs.

WBZ-TV–02/20/2014

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5 Ways To Spice Up Valentine’s Day This Year

Spice up your plans with these five ways to ignite the fire in your relationship this Valentine’s Day

01/19/2014

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

Beagle stolen from MSPCA in Methuen. (Photo from MSPCA)

Couple Steals Beagle From Adoption Center In Methuen

Surveillance cameras captured the theft at Nevins Farm in Methuen on Saturday.

11/19/2013

Evacuation routes are in place if needed as Hurricane Irene approaches.

Mass. Bill Would Require Emergency Evacuation & Shelter Plans For Pets

Massachusetts cities and towns would be required to come up with emergency evacuation and shelter plans for household pets under a bill unanimously approved Thursday by the state Senate.

10/11/2013

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Mass. Bill Aims To Protect Pets During Disasters

Massachusetts cities and towns would be required to come up with emergency evacuation and shelter plans for household pets under a bill unanimously approved Thursday by the state Senate.

10/10/2013

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Bradley Jay: ‘Do Animals Have A Soul? Do Pets Go To Heaven?’

Click play to enjoy the video and discover how many of your neighbors believe pets have a soul and can join their owners in heaven.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/10/2013

Dog at the Pooch Hotel in Newton

Pet Perspectives: Pet-Ownership Now A $52 Billion Industry

‘Pet-nation’ is not far off the mark when you look at animal statistics in the United States

06/10/2013

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