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Animal Shelters Swell During Summer Swelter

For animal shelters, the dog days of summer have a special meaning.

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Animal Shelters Offer Adoption Deals During the Dog Days of Summer

Animal advocates are feeling the heat as shelters swell with pets.

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Wildlife Center Of Virginia Sets Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Into Wild

The Wildlife Center of Virginia has released a rehabilitated bald eagle back into the wild. A ceremony took place at Mason Neck State Park in Fairfax County to mark the event.

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Lobby Calls on Congress To Prevent D.C. Pest Dumping

Lobbyists for pest control companies are calling on members of Congress to de-fund a new law regulating the capture of wild animals that find their way into D.C. homes.

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Freedom For Yvonne, Germany's Runaway Cow: Search Is Called Off

The search for Yvonne, the cow that dashed to freedom just before she was to be transported to a slaughterhouse in Germany, has been called off. Yvonne has been living in the Bavarian forest for nearly 100 days, resisting sophisticated attempts to capture her.
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Texas Drought Takes Its Toll On Wildlife

The unfolding calamity that is the Texas drought has thrown nature out of balance. Many of the wild things that live in this state are suffering.

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