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More Bark Than Bite in Iran’s Ban on Walking Dogs

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CreditArash Khamooshi for The New York TimesThat last statement is a matter of debate these days in Tehran.This week Teddy and all other dogs in Iran were front and center in Iran’s nearly 40-year long battle against Western influences when Tehran’s police chief, Brig.

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Who Let the Dogs Out (at the Wedding)? Readers Respond

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We asked our readers to submit photos of their dogs, cats and even birds dressed in fancy wedding fashion.We couldn’t imagine our wedding day without him.

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Debt Collector Seizes Family’s Prized Pug and Sells It on eBay

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Europe|Debt Collector Seizes Family’s Prized Pug and Sells It on eBayImageEdda the pug this month in Duesseldorf, Germany.The collector considered other items, but finally settled on a prized female pug named Edda and seized the dog — which the city then sold on eBay for 750 euros — roughly $850.

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The End of a Dog’s Life

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Instead of euthanasia for my aging dog, I tried a palliative and hospice care approach to ease his pain and give him more time to enjoy life.ImageThe author’s dog, Mason, in 2015, just before he was given his diagnosis.

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How to Rescue a Cat From a Tree

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How to Rescue a Cat From a TreeTipImageCreditCreditIllustration by Radio“Firefighters probably won’t help,” says Dan Kraus, an arborist from Everett, Wash.Give the cat at least 24 hours to dismount on its own before going up after it.

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Spying on the Dog (or Cat)

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Contemplating the prospect of leaving Rocket alone, outside his dog crate, was nerve-racking.One thing I discovered immediately is that they’re highly addictive; it was hard to resist constantly spying on the dog, though he spent most of the time sleeping on the sofa.

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Your Favorite Dog Breed Did Not Win Westminster. Here’s Why.

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ImageGertrude, an English bulldog, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Manhattan on Monday.ImageKeeper, a German shepherd, rode a shuttle to the Westminster Dog Show on Monday.

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Martha Stewart Will Advise Cannabis Grower on Products for Humans and Pets

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Business|Martha Stewart Will Advise Cannabis Grower on Products for Humans and PetsImageMartha Stewart has teamed up with a Canadian company that makes CBD-infused products.But Martha Stewart, who built an empire as the doyenne of domesticity, has teamed up with a Canadian cannabis company to create and promote a new line of hemp-based CBD products.

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Petland Discounts, Whose ’90s Jingle You’re Humming Right Now, May Close

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ImageTatiana Vazquez, the manager of Petland Discounts in Park Slope, offering treats to a dog named Winnie.CreditCreditDave Sanders for The New York Times[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.

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California Forces Pet Stores to Sell Only Dogs and Cats From Shelters

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A new law in the state requires pet stores to sell only rescue animals.CreditCreditJason Henry for The New York TimesCalifornia this week became the first state in the nation to bar pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless they come from animal shelters or rescue groups.

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More Pet Insurance Policies Are Being Sold. But Are They Worth the Cost?

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Robert Hunter, director of insurance with the Consumer Federation of America, said pet owners should bring a healthy skepticism when shopping for pet insurance.Rob Jackson, chief executive of Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, said insurance could protect against budget-busting events costing thousands of dollars.

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Pets - The New York Times

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Making End of Life Decisions for Pets
To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.By GRAY CHAPMAN














Wire Fox Terrier Wins Dog Show
King, a wire fox terrier, won best in show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday.

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The Cutest Animal on Instagram Is Possibly in Your Trash Can

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“We can all relate to an animal who’s just focused on eating and rummaging through trash.In their 2013 anthology of essays, the anthrozoologists Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II called them “trash animals” — a caste of animals deemed largely worthless and vulgar.

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Pets - The New York Times

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Making End of Life Decisions for Pets
To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.HOLSON














Debt Collector Seizes Family’s Prized Pug and Sells It on eBay
When a German family fell behind on bills, a debt collector seized their pet dog.

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Dog lost in Cairngorms rescued by Inverness Coastguard crew

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A helicopter crew on a training exercise in the Cairngorms has rescued a small dog missing for 48 hours in bad weather.On Wednesday, Inverness Coastguard helicopter crew spotted the dog on a narrow ledge above a 60m (200ft) vertical drop.

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'Fairytale ending' for fat cat Mitzi returned four times

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7kg (17lb) when she first arrived at Woodside Sanctuary in Plymouth, Devon, as a stray.The tubby tabby, dubbed "Britain's fattest cat", has since slimmed to 5.

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‘Britain’s loneliest dog’ Hector finally finds home

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Two-year-old Hector had been in a shelter since he was rescued by the RSPCA over welfare concerns in 2017.Hundreds of people from all over the world offered to re-home him after a campaign by Little Valley Animal Shelter in Exeter, Devon, went viral.

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Raw-meat dog food 'risk to owners'

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Many raw-meat dog foods contain high levels of bacteria that pose a risk to animals and humans, experts warn.Owners are at particular risk if they let their pet lick them after it has eaten raw bone, meat or offal, they say in Vet Record.

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Bopper the Whopper on hunt for home after weight loss

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Bopper the Whopper shocked staff when he waddled in weighing almost 50kg (8st)



A border collie known as "Bopper the Whopper" is ready to be rehomed after shedding 10kg (22lb).Twelve-year-old Bopper weighed almost 50kg (8st) when he waddled into Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home in Plymouth in November.

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RSPCA's pet owner plea after pugs thrown from car in Wrexham

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Two pugs are recovering after being thrown from a car window near Wrexham



People struggling to cope with their animals have been urged to seek help after two pugs were tossed from a car while at traffic lights.The RSPCA said the dogs' experience in Wrexham would have been "scary and traumatic".