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This little guy is being raised by hand.
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Thelma and Louise had more than 4,000 friends by Tuesday afternoon.
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“I am an outgoing cat looking for a human friend to hang out with, listen to, and carry a conversation with."
Allen County SPCA
“I am a small pup with a mellow personality."
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"Fans holding a special Pooch Pass may bring their dogs to Parkview Field to watch the baseball game from a designated lawn area behind left center field."
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This chocolate Lab can also sniff out grouper, snook, turkey, venison, guns and ammunition.
Sam Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Chris Graham and Daniel Edwards pet Rover and Marie at the Allen County Fair. It calms the birds, who can get stressed with all of the activity going on.
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Catherine Smedley, 3, laughs as a goose squawks at her.
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This calf makes a friend.
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Ruger sure knows how to cool off.
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Lion Isis enjoys an ice treat filled with beef bones.
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What does a 2-day-old hippo do to get Helvetia's attention?
Allen County SPCA
“We are inseparable, friendly dogs, full of life."
Courtesday Allen County SPCA
“Initially we were offering the $10 feline adoptions on Fridays only, but the program has been so successful that we felt we should extend it to every day this summer."
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Polar bear Nuka dives in a tank for a cold treat.
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A little lick on the chin for luck.
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This little one is just 2 days old.
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Three-month-old Momo was found alone on a dike.
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Allen County SPCA
“I am a sweet guy who loves to be rubbed!"
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"Proceeds support community animal safety education programs to prevent dog bites and to keep children safe."
Allen County SPCA
“I know how to sit on command and am looking forward to learning more tricks and fun stuff."
"During the month of June HOPE for Animals reached and exceeded the highest goal in the country for the “Did You Know” spay/neuter campaign, 500 surgeries."
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Hippo Adhama shows off all of his teeth.
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Black-handed spider monkey Bonita is upstaged by her tiny tot.
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Nayan, Hari and Bala Hi-Way take a dip to cool down.
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Cameron Harness struggles to hold on as his entry bolts at the Wabash County Fairgrounds.
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A panda cub is seen shortly after birth.
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A sea lion takes a break.
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A polar bear watches his reflection in the water on a rainy summer day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
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The 2-year-old giant panda chews on bamboo.
Allen County SPCA
Allen County SPCA
“I am a small tike weighing in at 15 pounds."
"Animal Care & Control cautions the public that pets can easily become overwhelmed by the noise and commotion of the July Fourth holiday."
Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Stuff, Cody and Gidget take Ray for a walk.
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Gladys, a 5 -month-old gorilla, plays with 30-year-old M'Linzi, who has now become her surrogate mother.
Courtesy Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
"Tara can be distinguished from the other orangutans by her petite build and darker fur on her face, hands, and feet."
Itsuo Inouye | Associated Press
A pair of green-winged macaws scratch an itch at the Chiba Zoological park in Chiba, near Tokyo.
Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
A cat finds a comfortable spot outside the Indiana Buddhist Temple in Hoagland.
Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
A tiny hand touches a baby gator during the 32nd annual Parkview NICU Reunion.
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Mama drill monkey Afi knows a little fruit is good for little ones.