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    August 13, 2014

    Plantation Man Hacks Neighbor's Pit Bull to Death With a Machete

    A Plantation man hacked his mobile home neighbor's pit bull to death with a machete from Walmart and claimed self-defense. According to Plantation Police, the man, Hilton Henry, 77, says the dog was attacking his cats before turning on him. The dog's owner says the dog didn't deserve to be kille ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    Eight Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe on July Fourth

    Tomorrow is the Fourth of July. And that means hot dogs, beer, American flags, and fireworks. It's a glorious time. Unfortunately, for your pets, it's just another day. Except on this day, things are exploding over and over outside for inexplicable reasons. While it's all fun and games for us hum ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    "Tri-County Thursdays" Begins Today at California Pizza Kitchen to Promote Pet Adoption

    Boca Raton-based Tri-County Animal Rescue, the region's largest nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue, is teaming up with California Pizza Kitchen at Town Center at Boca Raton to co-host six weekly "Tri-County Thursdays" starting today. The weekly event has been organized to raise much-needed funds to su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Drink Beer, Save a Puppy (or Kitty) at Due South Brewing Co.

    Wook at this widdle face. This is April and, in case you're looking for love, she's available for adoption at the Tri-County Animal Rescue, a boutique no-kill animal shelter in Boca Raton. Tri-County Animal Rescue is home to many cats and dogs just waiting for the right family to come along. They ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Someone, or Something, Is Cutting Cats in Half in Central Florida

    It's one thing to lose your beloved cat. It's another to find Fluffy in a state of... uh... incompletion. Up in Central Florida, one neighborhood is being rocked by a spree of dismembered animals. And you know how the old saying goes: One cat cut in half is just bad luck. Two cats cut in half, wel ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014
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    March 6, 2014

    Florida Man Has Sex With Pit Bull as Neighbors Beg Him to Stop

    Here's a story both quite Florida and quite repulsive. On Wednesday morning, a Florida man apparently decided What the hell, I'm just going to go ahead and bang my dog on my front yard. So, in broad morning daylight, for all to see, the man dropped his trousers and began having sex with his dog. ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013
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    November 8, 2013

    Pit Bulls Found Living in Feces and Urine at Palm Beach Home

    Two pit bulls have been rescued from a home where they were locked up in a garage, living in their own feces and urine, with no food or water. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report, police found the female and male pit bulls after being contacted by Animal Care and Control ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Pit Bull Saves Family Cat From Coyotes

    A Seminole County family's pet cat was attacked and abducted by a pair of coyotes one night. One of the wild dogs had the cat by the throat, while the other had ahold of her tail. The coyotes were violently shaking the cat when the family's pit bull came rushing to her defense, thundering in at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Ten Delicious Halloween Costumes for Your Pup

    If there is one thing Americans love more than their food, it's their dogs. And it there is something we love even more than our four-legged friends, it's dressing them up in ridiculous get-ups. Which is why we thought it would be particularly fitting to make a list this Halloween of the ten best fo ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    Florida Man Threatens to Kill Wife for Not Cleaning Out Cat Litter

    Cleaning out cat litter is no fun. So what do you do when your wife, who is apparently responsible for cleaning out Mr. Whisker's poop from the box, doesn't carry out that responsibility? Why, you threaten to throw the cat against the wall and threaten to stab your wife to death, of course!

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    August 22, 2013

    President Obama Supports Broward Pit Bulls

    In the wake of a still-simmering controversy, which pushed the legality of pit bulls in Broward County into question, President Barack Obama announced earlier this week that he doesn't consider any legislation that bans a specific dog breed to be sound governance. And, for a moment at least, pit bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Florida Man Can't Stop Having Sex With Dogs

    This not-at-all-creepy-looking bespectacled gent you see here was arrested twice in the past week for having sex with two different dogs, with one other dog possibly awaiting the man's amorous advances. The 52-year-old James Lee Lyons, who also happens to be a registered sex predator, because of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Florida Man Throws Kittens Out of Moving Car

    A man tossed a couple of kittens out of his car as he drove down the road, Lee County Sheriff's deputies say. When cops pulled over and confronted the man about his heinous actions, he vehemently denied he was the person who threw the kittens out of the car. See also: Florida Man Kills and Cooks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Man Kicked Pit Bull in Ribs, Cops Say

    With all this banning-pit-bull talk recently hitting up your daily bloggy blog, we still haven't addressed the banning-pit-bull-owners issue. Now would be that time. Because, according to cops, a Fort Lauderdale man screw it, I'm gonna treat my pit bull like a soccer ball.

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Pit Bulls Much Less Aggressive Than Other Breeds, Study Says

    Amid growing alarm among Broward County's bureaucracies concerning the ownership of pit bulls -- and whether they should be banned -- scientific research offers a very different perspective on the animal. According to a 2008 study, "Breed Differences in Canine Aggression," pit bulls are markedly le ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    April 4, 2012

    Hallandale Beach Commission to Discuss Puppy-Store Regulations Tonight

    The Hallandale Beach City Commission will meet to discuss a proposal to crack down on puppy stores in that city, tonight at 6 o'clock. For years, activists have been trying to get the city to join a handful of other cities nationwide -- including Lake Worth -- in an outright ban on puppy stores (or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Whiskers and Wine in Boynton Beach Raises Funds for Homeless South Florida Pets

    ​Enjoy a reasonably priced night out and help totally adorable pets in need of forever homes at the Whiskers and Wine event benefiting Warm Hearts Pet Rescue and Good Karma Pet Rescue. The wine mixer includes appetizers, and there is limited space available, so organizers suggest an early RSVP.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Thanks to Drunken Boaters, City Closes Dog Beach Without Public Input

    Photo by Eric Barton​For years now, Exchange Club Park in Pompano Beach has been a secluded, almost secret oasis for dogs and their owners. Here was the only beach in Broward and Palm Beach counties where dogs were allowed at any time. The clear and calm waters of the Intracoastal made it an ideal ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Why Greyhound Racing Could End in Florida This Year

    ​Last week State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat from Delray Beach, proposed a new bill that would allow greyhound tracks to keep their slot machines and poker tables, even if they don't actually race dogs on-premises. The bill (SB 1594) would end the 15-year-old live-racing requirement established i ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011
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    November 15, 2010

    Ron Jeremy Hosts Puppy Fashion Show in West Palm Beach

    Brygida T. via FacebookJeremy is apparently a dog lover.​Yes, porn stars and Chihuahuas do mix. That was the message Friday night at porno-popular Off the Hookah in West Palm Beach, where infamous skin flick king Ron Jeremy spent the evening snuggling with some extraordinarily well-dressed pooches ... More >>

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    September 6, 2010

    Dogfighting Survivor Story: Saving a Doberman Used as Pit Bull Bait

    Photos providedDog fighters used Bruno as bait for pitbulls they were training.​It used to be that pitbulls rescued from dogfighting rings like the one written about this week in New Times were destined to be put down. Even some animal activists thought they'd be too aggressive to become family pe ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Can You Tell Fish Bait From the Adorable (Ie, Kittens)? Take Our Quiz

    FlickrKITTEN! What are you doing in that shoe, kitty kit kitten?​Everybody loves kittens. They're cute. They're playful. They're telepathic. Because people love kittens so much, it's important to recognize appropriate uses for them. Companions. Confidantes. Temporary pillows. Misuse kittens and yo ... More >>

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    March 21, 2010

    Hollywood Animal Rights Protesters Get Protested

    Tara Nieuwesteeg​ Many people were very confused as they drove down Hollywood Boulevard on Saturday. There was a full-on protest on both sides of the street, replete with colorful signs, matching T-shirts, chanting, music, and adults wearing large, heavy dog costumes. Some drivers thought it was a ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    Antiracing Group Calls for State to Investigate Greyhound Trainer

    A check written from a greyhound trainer to a man who confessed to shooting and burying thousands of dogs.​A national anti-dog-racing group has officially requested that the Department of Business and Professional Regulation investigate whether the state has the authority to revoke the license of ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    Fired Greyhound Trainer Speaks to Media

    Last week, we broke you the news that a woman arrested on felony animal cruelty charges was still working as a greyhound trainer in Florida. In 2002, Ursula O'Donnell sent greyhounds in her care from Palm Beach, Naples, and Orlando to an Alabama man who shot and buried them, according to a state in ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Woman Arrested for Helping Kill Over 2,000 Greyhounds Is Training Dogs In Florida Again

    Authorities found the bodies of more than 2,000 greyhounds buried on an 18-acre property. Most had gun shot wounds in the head and neck.​A woman arrested on felony charges for helping kill more than 2,000 greyhounds from all over the state has been training racing dogs again in Florida as recently ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Dog Racing Done in Wisconsin; What This Means for Florida

    Thomas Francis​It wasn't so long ago that Wisconsin had five dog tracks, second only to Florida in terms of total live-racing facilities. This week, the operators of the Dairyland Greyhound Park in Kenosha announced that the track will end racing on New Year's Eve. This will mark the end of greyh ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009
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    August 13, 2009

    Greyhound Racing Suspended in Rhode Island; Racing Opponents Eye Florida

    "Wouldn't you rather pet me than bet on me?"​Last weekend, greyhound racing was suspended at Twin River, the only active track in Rhode Island. The track is bankrupt, in part it says, because of the cost of dog racing. The state assembly there is trying to revive the moribund industry, but ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    The Cat That Got Away

    Flickr User: autorin22In a post Friday, we described the "Houdini-esque predicament" of Charles Saltzman, a former treasurer of the Deerfield Beach cat shelter, Feline Friends. Three years after leaving that position, he'd seemingly been caught red-handed, raiding a Feline Friends-controlled bank ac ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009
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    September 13, 2007

    Puppy Love

    Take two, they’re huge.

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    December 21, 2006

    Kristmas Kittens

    Livid Kittens

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    August 24, 2006

    City Bites Dog

    How to deal with a man holding up $2.4 billion in development: Kick his pooch.

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    August 17, 2006
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    March 16, 2006

    A Real Catwalk

    With cats! And dogs!

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    January 12, 2006

    Catcalls at Haute Hounds

    A Runway Show to Beg For

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    July 28, 2005

    Puppy Love

    John Cusack's another endearing mutt in Must Love Dogs

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    May 13, 2004
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    May 13, 2004

    Best Pet Store

    Benny's Tropical Fish

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    May 16, 2002

    Best Female Rock Vocalist

    Paige Alison Harvey

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    May 17, 2001

    Best Place to Walk Your Dog

    Bark Park at Snyder Park

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    November 30, 2000

    Triumph of De Vil

    Young pups learn new tricks as sequel 102 Dalmatians hits the spots

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    November 20, 1997
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