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Deadly feuds can be ignited by barking dogs

...LOS ANGELES - Many neighborhood feuds in the U.S. are caused by barking and parking.When it comes to barking, animal trainers say dogs are usually bored, scared or anxious, so they shouldn't be blamed for fights that involve their masters...
Ringling Bros. circus ringmaster is living a dream

...are aware of the danger," he said.What's most exciting to Ship man, however, is not the high-wire acts or animal trainers."I love watching the kids' reactions. It's something exciting to see," he said.
Enormous appetite

Catherine Carden, an animal trainer and presenter with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, feeds carrots to an elephant during the Elephant Brunch. Elephants typically eat about 160 pounds of food a day.
Local family takes in abused animals

...his organization took on any large cats, he received four or five years of training with Dr. Bhagavan Antle, an animal trainer and the founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species. The animals in Appling were rescued or confiscated...
Don't pick our pockets

Augusta commissioners are entitled to hire anyone they want: lawyers, plumbers, astrologers, animal trainers, Dr. Phil. What they aren't entitled to is making us pay for it. Faced with a citizen's lawsuit, and a hearing today...
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Elephant tramples circus worker to death

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - An elephant being loaded onto a truck trampled a circus animal trainer to death at Memorial Coliseum, police said. Three handlers were loading the elephant Monday as crews packed up from this weekend's...
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Siegfried and Roy earn respect after tiger attack

...sold-out Oct. 3 performance at The Mirage hotel-casino, many of the jabs have lost their appeal and the legendary animal trainer seems to have earned new respect. Frank Marino, the star of "An Evening at La Cage" at the Riviera hotel-casino...
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Landmine sniffer

Israeli animal trainer Geva Tzim trains a pig to sniff out landmines, in a trial being tested by the Israeli military, at Kibbutz Lahav, in southern Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003. While dogs are often seen sniffing around airports and bus stations, looking for various kinds of contraband, including bombs, Tzim and others say that pigs may be better suited for finding buried explosives.
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Weather helps make track 'almost perfect'

...a scratch in one of the races. Running back-to-back races is uncommon, as it places too much stress on the animals, trainers say. "Natty Boh is a step below those other horses (in the Imperial Cup)," said Joe Clancy, the editor of...
Pet mediator soothes barking, hissing waters

...statement before Greer tries to work out a solution. After an agreement is reached, many cases are turned over to animal trainer Trish King, who is paid by the dog owners. Complicating Greer's job are Marin County's vague animal laws, which...
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