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Victor Chemerisov is accused of shipping sick dogs with falsified health certificates around the US. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

State Investigators: Hollywood Man Sold Sick Puppies Nationwide

The Florida Department of Agriculture is accusing a Hollywood man of selling sick bulldog puppies to more than a dozen people nationwide in a scheme that the state says netted the man more than $20,000.


Dog Kisses (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Are Your Dog’s Kisses?

We’ve all gotten licks of love from our dogs. However, would you let your dog kiss you on the mouth?



New Law Limits Options For Putting A Pet To Sleep

For many people, their dogs and cats are more than just pets, they are a part of the family. So when pets get sick, some veterinarians make house calls and bring much needed medicine directly to the animal to keep it as comfortable as possible, especially when the pet has to be euthanized. But now, a new federal law is making that nearly impossible.

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Tevy the tiger and Mohan the rhino both died at Zoo Miami on Monday, January 7, 2013 (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Malayan Tigress, Indian Rhino Dead At Zoo Miami

Officials at Zoo Miami are mourning the loss of a female Malayan tiger and an Indian Rhino, both of whom died at Zoo Miami Monday.


Tevy the tiger and Mohan the rhino both died at Zoo Miami on Monday, January 7, 2013 (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Mourning Deaths Of Malayan Tiger, Indian Rhino

Several hours after announcing the news that a female Malayan tiger died at Zoo Miami, officials say they are also mourning the death of an Indian Rhino.


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Shopping Around Could Save Owners Money On Pet Medications

Do you go into sticker shock every time you need medicine for your pet? Well, consider shopping around the next time your pet gets sick.


A pit bull puppy was stabbed when two men fought over money owed. (CBS4)

Davie Pit Bull Stabbed In Dispute Over Money

A pit bull was stabbed and a man suffered dog bite wounds after police dsay a dispute over money turned violent.



Toxic Treat Warning For Dog Owners

Nearly 1,000 dogs have reportedly died this year after eating popular dog treats. Even though the Food and Drug Administration recently sent investigators to China where the suspicious treats are made. the cause of the illness is still unknown.


(CBS4) Emaciated horses found in Southwest Miami-Dade on March 5th, 2012.

More Malnourished Horses Found In SW Dade

Rescuers who found nearly a dozen starving horses in Southwest Miami-Dade over the weekend say they found more horses that need help.


holistic dog care

Holistic Health Care For Pets

Going under the knife for an ailment is always the last resort for almost anyone. So why should it be any different for your pet. More and more pet owners are turning to holistic veterinarians to save their best friends from the scalpel.