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When pets are family, the benefits extend into society

There is a growing global trend to consider pets as part of the family. In fact, millions of people around the world love their pets, enjoying their companionship, going for walks, playing and even talking to them. And there is evidence suggesting that attachment to pets is good for human health and even helps build community. Read more





I Love My Dog Expo dates announced

Domesti-PUPS has announced the dates for the 2019 I Love My Dog Expo, one of southeast Nebraska's family-friendly events for dog lovers. Th… Read more

Amid flight delays and cancellations, therapy dog makes the rounds at Lincoln Airport

The Lincoln Airport began a new program Friday, a fur-covered push to ease anxiety for travelers. Read more

Adoptions begin, donations pour in for Lincoln family's 84 cats

This is a story of simple math — multiplication, so to speak. Read more

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84 cats surrendered to Capital Humane Society by one owner

The Capital Humane Society received 84 cats from a single owner last weekend. Read more

Cause for Paws puts the ‘wow’ in bow-wow

“Miracles” are happening at a former Blockbuster Video store in Lincoln. Read more

Molly and me

She wasn’t MY dog, but she was “my best pal” dog. Read more

Presidential pets through the years

Almost every American president had a pet. From dogs to horses to cows and even exotic animals, these companions brought lots of joy to the… Read more

Photos: Meet best in show, King, and the other dogs of the 2019 Westminster dog show

A wire fox from Brazil who's won big in Europe became America's top dog Tuesday night, beating out a crowd-pleasing longhaired dachshund an… Read more

17 wacky breeds to watch at the Westminster Dog Show

For more than three centuries, the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has crowned a Best in Show winner that represents the best of th… Read more

Welcome to the P.A.W.S. page

The P.A.W.S. (Pet Adoption Watch Service) page appears the first Saturday of each month in the Neighborhood Extra section and is brought to… Read more

The Cat House has the purr-fect match for you!

February is here, and the stores are overrun with hearts and flowers. The cats at The Cat House are pretty sure your perfect Valentine can … Read more

Fix 'em for $50

In addition to being the month of Valentine’s Day, February is spay/neuter awareness month. The gift of spaying or neutering your pets is o… Read more

Keep pets safe in winter

When our pets are reluctant to go outside in the cold, we'd be wise to listen and not make them stay out longer than necessary. For the sak… Read more

Do cats groom themselves?

Your cat may spend hours grooming and cleaning – and with that sandpaper tongue, it should have it handled, right? Unfortunately, this is n… Read more

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