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    1. Find A Friend: Annie the bunny

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      Tampa Bay House Rabbit Rescue

      Meet the real Easter bunny. Annie is a full-grown Florida white rabbit abandoned after the novelty of the spring holiday wore off. She is litter-trained and spayed and gets along fine with calm dogs and cats. She needs a patient and loving family willing to make the decade-plus …

    2. Tips for dog-friendly gardens

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      The beautiful flowers and plants that the spring season brings can be very dangerous to your four-legged friend if ingested. A little extra planning can give you a garden that both you and your dog will love. Here are some dog-friendly gardening tips.

    3. Pet of the week: Pearl, the 15-month-old pit bull terrier

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      Pet Pal Animal Shelter

      Pearl is a 34-pound, 15-month-old female pit bull terrier pup that likes to greet people with a kiss. You must own your home to adopt her. Pearl is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. To learn more about Pearl and other adoptable animals, visit Pet Pal Animal Shelter, 405 22nd St. S, St. …

    4. Find a Friend: Kayla the cat

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      From Friends of Hillsborough County Animal Services: Kayla and her baby sisters arrived stray to the county shelter weeks ago. A volunteer whisked them away to foster care where they've been pampered and socialized. Kayla will trade all of her jelly beans for a family. She knows they come in all shapes and sizes. So be …

    5. Inky, a friendly cat

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      Inky is a 3-year-old female cat with black fur and golden eyes. She is friendly and up to date with her vaccinations. Inquiries about adopting Inky and other cats and dogs may be made at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Hernando County, 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville. The shelter is open from …

      Inky is a 3-year-old female cat with black fur and golden eyes.
    6. Pet owners face challenge in buying, maintaining furniture

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      Finding furniture that dogs and cats won't ruin is a challenge for pet owners. Here are some things to think about when you're buying furniture, along with some ideas for protecting it from fur, stains and scratches.

      Animal owners can go with a 
light-colored solid — if they dare. But designer Jay Jeffers, shown in his San Francisco store, suggests a small pattern or texture if you insist on fabric. Slipcovers also can help.
    7. Two-legged dog becomes Internet favorite

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      A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video.

      A video of Duncan has garnered almost 4 million YouTube viewers. Major news sites such as the Today show and CNN to newspapers have picked up the video, as have media around the world.
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    8. Canine senior citizens in demand for adoption

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      Erin O'Sullivan wants to change lives by finding new homes for old dogs.

      Elli Frank is looking to find a home for Tanya, an 8-year-old pit bull mix that was left at a shelter as a puppy.
    9. Are drugs purchased over the Internet safe for your pets?

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      Is it safe to purchase drugs for your pets from unknown companies online? Can you trust a company that will send you whatever you want, with or without a prescription?

    10. Dusty, a German shepherd/Doberman mix

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      Dusty is an intelligent 2-year-old German shepherd/Doberman mix. He loves to play ball and has a lot of energy. Dusty passed basic obedience on a gentle leader. He has separation and storm anxiety. He would do well with an active family. Inquiries about adopting Dusty or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane …

      Dusty is an intelligent 2-year-old German shepherd/Doberman mix dog.