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Canine flu outbreak: How to keep dogs safe

As new cases of canine influenza spread across several states, veterinarians are urging vigilance after hundreds of dogs contracted the virus.

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Vet warns of dog flu dangers

An Ohio veterinarian is warning dog owners to watch out for canine influenza.

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Charges dropped against vet who saved dog

Charges against an Iraq War veteran who saved a dog from a hot car have now been dropped, according to news station WUSA.

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Russian bailiffs seize cat over owner's unpaid debt

Behind with your loan repayments? Watch out ... Russia might seize your designer cat!

State debt collectors in Russia confiscated a man's pedigree cat on Monday after he defaulted on debt of 200,000 rubles ($4,071).

"Despite repeated warnings from the ...

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Cat's purr breaks decibel record

Meet the new champion of purrs.

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First class on 4 legs: Pets on jets

Between catering to celebrity clientele at his LA salon, and hosting a home-shopping show at least once a month on the opposite side of the U.S., WEN Hair Care founder Chaz Dean stays busy.

But for Dean, family is just as important as career. That's ...

Neighbors dispute whether parrot curses in Spanish

A parrot named Rula is at the heart of a dispute in Tracy, California, where one neighbor claims that the bird curses in Spanish.


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PAC formed for pit bulls

An Ohio couple has started a political action committee in hopes of battling bans on pit bulls and other dog breeds targeted by breed bans.

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Dog swallowed 23 bullets

A 4-year-old Belgian Malinois is lucky to be alive after eating 23 live rounds of ammunition.

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Allergy-prone horse wears body suit so it can play outside

A horse whinnying away the days in England reportedly has quite the hard life because of allergies.

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Santa Barbara County Animal Shelters Celebrate 'Chihuahuas de Mayo'

In celebration of "Chihuahuas de Mayo," an event to shine the spotlight on those little dogs with big pointy ears and personalities, animal shelters throughout Santa Barbara County will offer free spays and neuters in May.

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These are the most pet-friendly rental markets

When it comes to furry tenants, not all landlords put out the welcome mat. But those on the West Coast tend to be more open to pet-owning renters.

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Summerland Hosts Annual Flower Empower Luncheon

NewsChannel 3's own Shirin Rajaee and Alan Rose were invited to M.C. the 5th annual…

Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Breakfast Honors Local Heroes

The American Red Cross of Santa Barbara County hosted its first-ever Heroes…

Cooking Up Dreams to benefit local at-risk children

Chefs to "Cook Up Dreams" At New Culinary Competition

You're invited to a new event in Santa Barbara that will tickle your taste-buds and…

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Red Cross to Celebrate Community Heroes Thursday

This week you can help celebrate our local, every day heroes at a special event in…

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Isla Vista Garden Remembers Massacre Victims

The Isla Vista Love and Remembrance Garden at People's Park needs your help to bloom.

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Community Comes Together To Honor Sgt. Wallace Dawson

After 64 years Sgt. Wallace Dawson, who was a prisoner of the Korean War has finally…

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Low inventory, high prices: House hunting horror stories

Life as a buyer in a seller's market is tough.

Weekends are spent trudging through…

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Musk: Tesla home battery orders are "off the hook"

When you hear Tesla, do you think of its cool cars? Or do you think of how to power…

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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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Elks Rodeo Week Boost For Local Economy

Events attract thousands of out of town visitors.

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Students Host Second Annual Memorial Paddle Out

U.C.S.B. students, faculty and the community have been remembering the victims of…

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

After hours of searching a sea lion attacked with knife in Oxnard has been rescued…

Solvang Woman Celebrates 91st Birthday After Going Missing

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies who helped locate a missing Solvang woman,…

5P OIL PIPE REMOVAL

Broken Pipeline Piece Will be Wrapped and Removed for Inspection

Crews are working to dig out all the soiled dirt and remaining oil from the pipeline…

Preparations Near Completion For Santa Maria Elks Rodeo

On the day before the start of the 72nd annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo, workers and…

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Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

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

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,…

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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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