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Rescuing the furry victims of Louisiana's floods

Peanut Butter and her five puppies huddled under a porch for days as floodwaters rose in Livingston, Louisiana.

Chimney Fire Firefighters Get Boost From Caring Canines

SLODOG licensed therapy dogs providing welcome comfort, distraction.

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Duke, a dog, wins third term as mayor

Nine-year-old Duke, a Great Pyrenees, handily won another one-year term as mayor of the small northwestern Minnesota town of Cormorant, Detroit Lakes Online reports.

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Cat sees pack of pit bulls and protects home

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

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Four-eared cat adopted

'Batman,' born with four ears due to a genetic condition, is adopted from the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.


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Study: Female cats more attuned to kittens than males

A new study shows that female cats respond differently to their kittens than male cats.

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British study finds unluckiest pet names

A study by Co-op Insurance found the five unluckiest names for cats and dogs.

The study, reported by Mirror in the U.K., says a dog named Charlie and a cat named Oscar cost owners hundreds in veterinarian fees.


Flight attendant adopts stray dog half a world away

A German flight attendant had her life veer into a Disney movie territory when she adopted a stray dog from the streets of Buenos Aires.

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Santa Barbara Zoo Welcomes Baby Masai Giraffe

The Santa Barbara Zoo announced the arrival of its newest family member on Saturday, a baby Masai giraffe!

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Man adopts stray dog that shadows him for 155 miles

A stray dog that joined Scottish man Dion Leonard at the starting line of a 155-mile ultramarathon across the Gobi Desert goes from running companion to pet.


Woman allows car to be destroyed to rescue kitten

A kitten was saved by chainsaw-wielding mechanics after it had crawled into a woman's car dashboard and wouldn't come out.

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Family dog detects cancer in toddler

A dog in England sniffed out that its owner's daughter has an aggressive form of cancer.

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Chimney Fire Firefighters Get Boost From Caring Canines

SLODOG licensed therapy dogs providing welcome comfort, distraction.

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens In Goleta

A new grocery store just opened up in Goleta. Sprouts Farmers Market opened its…

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Free Glasses Offered from The Eyeglass Factory for Students in Need

As the school year gets underway, the Eyeglass Factory is offering free glasses for…

Central Coast Kids Receive Free Dental Care

Hundreds of kids are receiving free dental care this Thursday. The free dental care…

Local Real Estate Agent to Donate Entire Commission to Cottage Children's Medical Center

A Santa Barbara real estate agent promises to donate 100% of his commission to…

House and Home

Playboy Mansion-sold

Playboy Mansion sold for $100 million

The Playboy Mansion has sold for $100 million.


Americans still love spending on their homes

There's no place like home -- especially for Americans these days.


Airbnb hosts cash in big on the Olympics

Hundreds of thousands of fans are descending on Rio for the Olympic Games, but many…

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Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to…

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Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of…

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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will…

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Watch Friday Football Focus - Week One

We're back for the 2016-2017 season! Did you miss the clip of your favorite player…

SLO County Chimney Fire Containment Grows to 51%

Fire slows growth, moving further north into Monterey County.

Traffic safety issues on Cliff Drive on the Mesa

Mesa Residents Asking Santa Barbara City Leaders for More Traffic Safety Solutions

A rally Saturday at noon on the Santa Barbara Mesa will draw attention to what some…

Chumash helping with water for Rey fire fight

Chumash Tribe Helping with Fire Fight by Providing Water

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has offered its wastewater supply to help…

Suspects in Santa Maria String of Car Burglaries Arrested

Two Santa Maria men alleged to be responsible for numerous "window smash" car…

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Plains All American Pipeline Stock Plunges After Refugio Oil Spill

NewsChannel 3 continues our special series of reports into the Refugio oil spill…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: SLO Porsche Crash Leads to Bogus Story

You've probably heard the saying that 'honesty is the best policy." What you're…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System

Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-…

Tipline Investigation: U.S. Senate Candidate Accused of Making Threats

We have a follow up to a Tipline Investigation that we broke two weeks ago. It…

Tipline Investigation Tracking Bad Bank Transfers

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Pismo Beach Man Battles Bank of America to Recover $1,900

Sometimes the smallest errors can turn into the biggest headaches. A viewer in…

Tipline Felon Seeks U S Senate Seat

Tipline Investigation: Felon Seeks U.S. Senate Seat

Our Tipline investigation puts the spotlight on a felon who wants to represent you…

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