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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

A&E Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Casey...

Oklahoman Articles

  • Cook County authorities probe animal hospital

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DOLTON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said. A Dolton officer discovered the dogs when he brought a stray to the Dolton Animal Hospital on Sunday, Sheriff's Deputy Chief...

  • Pet lovers all ears while W.Va. banned animals

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — This summer, 7-year-olds who love bunnies and grandparents with spider monkeys gave an earful to West Virginia officials while they decided which animals are too dangerous to own. A woman snapped selfies with her savannah cat, a 10-year-old assured "there's nothing bad"...

  • State seeks people qualified to adopt exotic pets

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State wildlife officials are looking for people qualified to adopt animals taken in through Florida's Exotic Pet Amnesty Program. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation allows owners who can no longer care for exotic pets to surrender them instead of releasing them...

  • Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City metro-area pet adoptions

    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City metro-area pet adoptions for Sept. 20.

  • Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Sonal Saraiya and her colleagues in Michigan found that packing strips of cured pork in the nose...


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