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What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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Japanese cat-collecting game has Internet purring

There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond. The goal? To feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard. Up to 45 of them, if you're lucky.

Man Sentenced To A Year Behind Bars For Animal Cruelty

A Santa Barbara man will spend a year in jail for abusing his girlfriend, and her dog.

Pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix wins title at California event

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Meet the world's ugliest dog

Quasi Modo, a short-spined mixed-breed dog from Florida, was named the world's ugliest dog Friday for epitomizing "excellence in ugliness."

The 10-year-old pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix won the dubious title from a pool of 27 underdogs at the annual Wo...

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Blind dog and his 'guide dog' seek new home

People from all over the world are seeking to adopt Glenn and Buzz -- a blind Jack Russell terrier and his "seeing eye dog" best friend.

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Egypt: Millions of dog mummies in catacombs

For centuries, dogs have been humans' loyal, domesticated companions. They've been wild animals, doing what's needed to survive. And in ancient Egypt, they served as bridges to the afterlife, with the hope that they'd intercede with the god Anubis on...

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Study says cat videos are good for you

The next time your boss walks up on you watching cat videos, blame it on science.

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City bans use of kangaroos as service animals

Officials in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, have changed the city's rules on service animals after a woman took a baby kangaroo into a McDonald's restaurant.

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Therapy dogs used to comfort people in mourning

Funeral homes are increasingly utilizing therapy dogs as four-legged grief counselors for those in mourning.

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Oxnard's Wagon Wheel Area Overrun by Stray Cats

An Oxnard neighborhood known for its Wagon Wheel landmark is experiencing a stray cat crisis.

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Service dog hit by bus trying to save owner

A service dog who leaped between his owner and an oncoming bus is recovering in a New York veterinary clinic after the incident on Monday.

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Thousands Race In Santa Barbara's State Street Mile

It was off to the races in Santa Barbara Sunday morning for the 16th annual State Street Mile. The Pedregosa to De La Guerra street run is a fundraiser for the District Attorney's Office Crime Victim Emergency Fund.

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Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara City Hall

A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this…

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Give Back at Joe's Crab Shack Today

If you enjoy lunch or dinner today at Joe's Crab Shack in Ventura, a portion of…

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Restaurants Team Up To Raise Money for Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Santa Barbara County’s largest one day 'dine out fundraiser' was held Tuesday. It…

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Sells Out Arlington Theater

Cheers and happy tears could be heard from Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theater…

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50 Instruments Needed in Carpinteria for 50 Students by the 50th City Anniversary

The Carpinteria Middle School hopes to hear the sounds of music like never before…

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Blood Drive Taking Place in Santa Barbara Today

Did you know that by giving up just minutes of your time you can give someone the…

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Swimming accident law: The basics

It's that time of year when the 6 o'clock news leads far too often with the most…

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Buying in bulk can save big bucks

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save…

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Cut grocery bills with these 15 tips

When it comes time to cut spending, people often overlook what they spend at the…

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Small decorating changes make big impact

You can make big changes to your home just by making small decorating switches.

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Laundry tips to defeat 5 impossible stains

We've got the answers that will help you stop the guesswork on laundry and make it…

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5 ways to declutter your life

While some may think clutter is a sign of genius at work, the truth is messy…

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Santa Barbara Fourth of July All-American Fireworks Celebration

Get ready for an unforgettable event as the City of Santa Barbara and its partners…

Grover Beach Police Recover Stolen Vintage Trailer

Grover Beach Police recovered a vintage 1967 Cardinal Low-Boy Trailer this week.

Police Looking for Suspects Connected to Early Morning Grover Beach Robbery

Authorities are on the lookout for two suspects connected to an early morning…

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara City Hall

A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this…

Lompoc Woman Killed In Early Morning Car Crash

A woman was killed following a vehicle accident on Highway 1 just south of Jalama…

Combat Veterans Struggle with PTSD and Fireworks

While many will be cheering the sights and sounds of fireworks this weekend, some…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

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Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

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