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Match-chewing dog blamed for starting house fire

MOUNT LORNE, Yukon (UPI) -- Fire investigators in Canada's Yukon territory said a dog making a meal out of some "strike anywhere" matches was the likely cause of a house fire.

Dennis Berry of the Yukon Fire Marshal's Office said investigators ...

A few gifts for your favorite pet

We'll spend more than $58 billion this year on our pets, according to the American Pet Products Association. Here are some gifts for them that won't break your piggy bank:

-- If cats could talk, they'd tell you that meals taste best straight out ...

Police dog locates boy, 6, trapped in manhole

HERRIMAN, Utah (UPI) -- Police in Utah said a 6-year-old boy who fell into an open manhole was discovered after about two hours by a police bloodhound.

Investigators said the Harriman boy told his parents he was going to a friend's house, but his...

World's oldest two-faced cat dies

WORCESTER, Mass. (UPI) -- Frank and Louie, the two-faced cat that gained worldwide attention as the longest surviving Janus cat, died, his owner said. The Massachusetts cat was 15.

Frank and Louie were lauded as the 2012 Guinness World Record ...

K-9 police dog returns to duty after inhaling meth

EL CERRITO, Calif. (UPI) -- A California police department said a K-9 unit dog has returned to active duty after being treated for accidentally inhaling meth during a search.

The El Cerrito Police Department said the 4-year-old German shepherd, ...