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Dogs and babies growing together

Dogs and babies growing together

Bringing a new little one home from the hospital is an exciting time for parents but for the dogs in your house it can be overwhelming. New sights, sounds, smells and movements can make for a confused and even frightened dog. But there are things parents can do to set the stage for a lifelong […]

Dog rescued from hot car on beach

Dog rescued from hot car on beach

A Santa Rosa Sheriff deputy rescued a distressed dog from a hot car on Navarre Beach and arrested the dog’s owner Saturday. Brian Scott Hickey is charged with first degree misdemeanor of animal cruelty for the incident. According to the arrest report, a call was made advising that a dog had been left in a […]

Parvo reported after dog park visit

Parvo reported after dog park visit

A case of Parvovirus was found in a local dog after visiting the Navarre Dog Park. While it is not confirmed that the dog contracted parvo while at the park, county officials have posted informational notices about the infection at all county-owned dog parks Wednesday. Parvovirus is a potential fatal infection that can caused diarrhea […]

Bear attacks dog in Navarre

Bear attacks dog in Navarre

Judith Christensen arrived home the night of Nov. 24 and went about her usual routine of letting her dog outside in the backyard of her home on Valley Road in Navarre. What she wasn’t aware of was that there was a bear lurking in the darkness of the evening and it quickly attacked the toy […]

New Gulf Breeze K-9 named for super hero

New Gulf Breeze K-9 named for super hero

The newest patrol officer in Gulf Breeze won’t be asking for your license and registration, but if he does speak up it’s bound to get attention. That’s because Loki the German shepherd K-9 has a loud bark and big teeth. Officer Travis White will be listening to Loki and following the dog’s anti-crime hunches beginning […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 27

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. BUDGET IMPASSE, OTHER ISSUES REMAIN ON LAWMAKERS’ PLATE With a week left in its planned 60-day session, a Republican civil war over health care has stalled the Florida Legislature on its single most important job, completing a balanced state […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 13

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 13

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. OFFICIAL: LITTLE HOPE 11 SERVICE MEMBERS SURVIVED Military officials said Thursday that they found the main site where a Black Hawk helicopter crashed amid dense fog off the Florida shore, killing seven Marines and four soldiers who were aboard […]

Couple charged for allegedly beating a dog

Couple charged for allegedly beating a dog

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 32-year-old Jessie Eugene Morris and 25-year-old Amber Leard-Morris of Fort Walton Beach May 9 after deputies responded to a complaint of a man beating a dog with a piece of lumber and then holding it down by its neck with the lumber against its throat. Deputies found the dog […]