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Posted June 01, 2022in People & Pets

Corgi love

Stumpy legs and a full-sized body. That’s the reason Emily Orth likes her Corgi breed of dogs. The process of getting her two Corgis, Waylon and Piper, prompted her to [...]

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Posted May 04, 2022in People & Pets

Couple advocates for rescues and pit bulls

The stories of how Shelease and Jesse Rittenhouse obtained their three dogs are similar. One element remains constant — their love of saving animals. Maddie, an English bulldog, was 8 [...]

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Posted April 06, 2022in People & Pets

Family of pets

Strolling the streets at night, Oliva the cat scavenged for food from humans. As a skinny small kitten, Oliva had free range of the outdoor world… until she met Bethany [...]

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Posted March 02, 2022in People & Pets

2 rabbits and 2 dogs

Heaven Perez is passionate about saving animals and insists she could easily foster or adopt 200. But, for now, she’s content with two rabbits and two dogs at home.  Perez [...]

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Posted February 02, 2022in People & Pets

Fascinating freshwater fish

From a 20-gallon to a 480-gallon tank, 200 fish in seven different aquariums have found a home in Steven Wood’s basement. A custom-built 480-gallon tank sits 8 feet long and [...]

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Posted January 05, 2022in People & Pets

Unique dogs

Two dogs, originally bred to keep lions at bay and protect hunters in Africa, have made their way to their new home in Altoona. Winnie and Walter are Rhodesian Ridgeback [...]

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Posted December 01, 2021in People & Pets

Finally — a dog!

Cayla Nord  says adopting pets is the right thing to do. As a child, Cayla Nord dreamed of owning a puppy. She asked Santa Claus and wrote a persuasive letter [...]

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Posted November 03, 2021in People & Pets

Childhood dream pet

A horse, a donkey and a cat As children often do, Brenda Kaiser once dreamed of having a horse as a pet. When her parents said they had a surprise [...]

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Posted October 06, 2021in People & Pets

Hekla the Icelandic horse

Owner Shae Cleveland says her horse is her best friend. As Shae Cleveland leads Hekla from the stable to outside, she admits that her horse is probably bored. Hekla can [...]

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Posted September 01, 2021in People & Pets

Preemie kitten caregiver

Tiny kittens survive under Elizabeth Lyons’ care. Raising a newborn baby consists of late-night feedings with little sleep. What about newborn animals? Sure, their mother takes care of them, but [...]

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