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(BPT) - Raising backyard chickens has been a growing trend in the United States over the past several years. Consumers crave choice in their family’s diet, which often includes food they have grown or raised themselves. Raising a backyard flock helps consumers have more control over the eggs…

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(NAPSI)—If you've returned to the U.S. from an international trip, you've no doubt seen beagles with blue jackets sniffing luggage in the baggage claim area. Visitors to Hawaii and Puerto Rico may also see these four-legged officers in green jackets helping to find prohibited fruits and vege…

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(NAPSI)—If any of the country's 70 million dogs are part of your family, you know how you feel about your furry friend, how the love and loyalty, playfulness and protection he offers can affect your life. You also know you want to keep him safe and disease-free.

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(BPT) - Dog shows are an extraordinary opportunity to learn more about the nuanced and wonderful things that make dog breeds unique. But while many of us have an idea of what a dog show is — often from what we have seen depicted on television or in movies — there are a lot of misconceptions …

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(BPT) - Having a pet may seem like the beginning of a never-ending mess, but the key to living with furry friends is preparation. Whether combating odor, keeping surfaces free of dirt and fur or removing pesky stains, taking preventative measures and using the right products can turn any mes…

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(BPT) - ‘Tis the season to get ready for the holidays! This time of year is known for spending quality time with loved ones, so don’t forget to include your furriest family members in all of the festivities. Whether you’re decorating for the season or celebrating with some of your favorite t…

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(BPT) - Because cats become so ingrained in people’s lives, it’s often easy to forget they are animals with specific needs that could be outside of what owners may think is best. According to research from Mintel, cat owners consider taste as the most important factor when buying food for th…

Red, a 5-year-old female pit bull, is the Green River Animal Control Pet of the Week. She is spayed and loves attention and people, staff said. To adopt her, visit the Green River Animal Shelter, 80 E. Teton. Shelter hours are 2-4 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

ROCK SPRINGS: Mittens, a 6- to 7-month-old male domestic shorthair cat, is the Rock Springs Animal Control Pet of the Week. He is shy but loving, staff said. Mittens is neutered and current on vaccines. To adopt him, visit Rock Springs Animal Control, 848 W. Center. Its Hours are noon to 5 p…

Iris, a female domestic medium hair kitten, is the Green River Animal Control Pet of the Week. She loves everyone and is great with other cats, staff said. Iris is a happy girl who loves to run and play. She is also house-trained. To meet her, visit the Green River Animal Shelter, 80 E. Teto…

A male white-and-gray Shih Tzu and terrier mix is the Green River Animal Control Pet of the Week. He seems friendly, staff said. To adopt him, visit Green River Animal Shelter, 80 E. Teton. Shelter hours are 2-4 p.m. Monday through Sunday.