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Bear kills pet dog in Gulf Breeze

Bear kills pet dog in Gulf Breeze

A black bear killed a dog in a backyard in Gulf Breeze Sunday according to a statement from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) released to Monday. According to the statement, shortly after 10 p.m., FWC dispatch was notified of an incident involving a black bear and a dog in Gulf Breeze. An adult […]

Why spay your cat?

Why spay your cat?

Almost a million cats a year are euthanized, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  They are either born feral or run away and eventually end up in a local shelter. And shelters are filled to capacity which leaves them little choice but to euthanize the “excess.” A non-spayed female […]

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission euthanizes bear

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission euthanizes bear

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded Saturday to the scene of an incident involving a man and his dog being injured by a bear in Gulf Breeze. A man let his dog outside in the front yard and a bear encountered the pet. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 issue of […]

Pet costumes grow in popularity

Pet costumes grow in popularity

As Halloween approaches, millions of pet owners in the U.S. are looking to dress up their furry friends in celebration of the holiday. In fact, more people are planning to dress their cats and dogs for Halloween than at any point in the last 10 years according to the National Retail Federation’s annual Halloween report. […]

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 […]

Local beloved dog, Cooper, allegedly drugged and shipped out of state

Local beloved dog, Cooper, allegedly drugged and shipped out of state

The Navarre community is reeling over the unknown whereabouts and condition of Cooper, the dog that has been on the run since April. Since his great escape, the Navarre community has united in feeding Cooper and passing along his whereabouts, even creating a Facebook page dedicated to him called ‘Catch Cooper.’ Residents have taken photos […]