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Dog on Lap While Driving: Unsafe…and Illegal

While driving under the influence was once the major focus of safety on the road, distracted driving of all kinds has gained national attention in recent years. Texting and driving has proven to be the latest serious road hazard; it has cost a number of lives, and 42 states have developed laws and campaigns against it. Now many states are …

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Saving the Lives of Dogs, One Flight at a Time

Here’s a little something most people don’t know about me, I’m a pilot. And the last year has been a busy one in the air. Recently I launched Pilot.dog as a way to allow people to share in the future dog rescue flights my wife and I do. If you love dogs, you’ll probably enjoy the story below of our …

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Dog Packed in Suitcase Checked on Plane

As a dog owner myself, my initial reaction was to find the owner who packed their dog in their suitcase and give them a stern talking to. Seems the story took a more reasonable twist, but still! Would you not notice you packed your dog? The TSA says, “It’s always important to double check your bags before traveling, especially to …

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Help Toby Recover

Diane wrote me about Toby, a dog in trouble that needs our help. Toby is a good dog in a bad spot. A couple found Toby severely injured dog in a ditch between Knightdale and Wendall this weekend. They took the dog to the vet. He is in very bad shape. He is a male, yellow lab between the age …

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Missing Dog Returns Home Before Readers Knew She Was Missing

Apparently just sending in your missing dog message and pictures to Wake Forest News results in your dog being found. Or at least that’s the way it worked out for one loyal reader. Overnight, Jamie Blackwell reported, “I have a 6 month old puppy that is missing and would appreciate any help your publication can provide. Both the puppy and …

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Wild Chihuahuas Overrun Arizona Town

Maryvale, Arizona near the west side of Phoenix, has a big small problem. Roaming gang of Chihuahuas are slowly taking over the town. We wonder if they have a Taco Bell there? The best advice given by experts there is to coral the small dog in your yard till animal control arrives. Otherwise the little suckers are bolting before they …

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This is What Happens When You Leave Wake Forest

There is almost no good reason to ever want to Leave Wake Forest unless it involves a boat drink, a ship, and an ocean. But here are some observations about life outside of Wake Forest from a recent excursion to Michigan. It get’s weird out here in the outside world. Get me back to Wake Forest, fast, please. I want …

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Train Your Dog to Carry Your Cat Home

Krazy cat dog video

Going out and getting your cat to come back home at an appropriate time, or even caring about coming home can be a chore. You know cats, they make for soft comfortable companions but half the time they couldn’t give a damn about a curfew. One enterprising pet owner has successfully trained their dog to fetch their cat and bring …

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