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Photos: Animals of January

Kicking off a new year of our monthly roundup of the best photographs of beasts and birds (and one frog).


Rescued Chihuahua Adoption

Chihuahua rescue. Over 5o Chihuahuas, along with a few mutts, and two poodles, were offered for adoption at the Milford Petco store. The SPCA event drew a crowd, and some criticism. The dogs came, mostly, from California and with local shelters overflowing some workers there are not happy. A large number of the dogs shown [...]


Photos: Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua parade attempts to break Guinness world record

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of tiny tacos, ballerinas and other costumed dogs fell short of a world record Saturday morning in Kansas City, but organizers said they were encouraged by the turnout for the inaugural Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua parade.


Photos: Yankee, the Pet Partners therapy horse

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James Griffin of Branford, Conn., 62, of Branford, Conn., a writer of western novels, trains with his Pet Partners therapy horse at the Hayburner Hill Barn on Chittenden Hill Road in Clinton, Conn. Yankee, 19, is an American Paint breed horse. 3/22/12. Photography by ©Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register


Photos: Adorable puppies, cute kittens win Daily Freeman Pet Photo Contest

Pet photo contest

The Daily Freeman in Kingston, New York, received more than 400 entries in its annual Pet Photo Contest this year. Save for a handful of entries, all submissions this year were cats and dogs. Many of these animals were rescued.


Photos: Parrot rescuers try to improve birds’ lives

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With lots of smarts and long lives, parrots were once favored by Baby Boomers, but more of the former pets are now wild, passed from owner to owner or ignored altogether in cramped cages without the feathered mates they crave, rescuers said.


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