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Spring has sprung and the signs of it are all around. Flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing and the wildlife around us is active. With all of that activity comes increased calls about injured and potentially abandoned wildlife.

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Conner Campbell (left) and Leah Kurt, both employees at Dubuque Regional Humane Society, play with Lucy at the facility in Dubuque on Tuesday. The humane society is participating in Bissell Pet Foundation's "Empty the Shelters" event through Sunday, May 15. Adoption fees for adult cats and d…

River Lights Bookstore owner Sue Davis' dog, Mavis, wanders through the store on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Dubuque.

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CASS LAKE, Minnesota — Animal neglect used to be such a problem on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, with basic services like sterilization out of reach for many due to poverty and remoteness, that packs of stray dogs would sometimes bring traffic to a halt on the main highway.

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LONDON — A former British Royal Marine who waged a high-profile campaign to leave Afghanistan with almost 200 rescued dogs and cats has flown to safety — with the animals, but without his charity’s Afghan staff, who were left behind in Kabul.

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The pandemic forced last year’s Green Bay premiere of “Rescue Story: Saving Companion Animals” to go makeshift drive-in style in a church parking lot, but it didn’t keep Milo from walking the red carpet.

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As airlines slashed flights and furloughs appeared inevitable in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Mike Catania sensed there would be little need for a service that helped airline crews find short-term housing.

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Sometime in 2021, probably for many more than a year after pandemic restrictions began in the United States, most American workers and students will return to campuses, offices and other workplaces. Left behind will pets who have become accustomed to humans staying home with them.

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WHEATON, Ill. — A whiff of her old blanket was enough for Lola: The black Lab was back in her owners’ arms three years after the Michigan dog disappeared on a trip to Illinois.

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HELSINKI — Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers.

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HELSINKI — Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers.

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NEW YORK — The verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.

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NEW YORK — The verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.

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LAS VEGAS — Roy Horn, of Siegfried & Roy, the duo whose extraordinary magic tricks astonished millions until Horn was critically injured in 2003 by one of the act’s famed white tigers, has died. He was 75.

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JANESVILLE, Wis. — The clock started ticking back in March, when employees at the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin heard rumblings about the coronavirus and the impact it could have in Wisconsin.

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