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Goldfish receives micro-surgery to remove tumor

Melbourne - A goldfish named George was suffering from a head tumor that almost ended his life, but he was saved after a vet performed life-threatening surgery.

92-year-old vet shoots himself at Arlington National Cemetery

Washington - A man who mysteriously shot himself in Arlington National Cemetery Friday morning has now been identified as 92-year-old former Air Force Colonel Robert Terrill of Falls Church, Virginia.

Iraq vet turned away at VA hospital dies in gunfight with police

Issac Sims, from Kansas City, served two tours in the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division. He died in a gunfight with police on Sunday.

Colombian vet who planned to smuggle heroin in puppies arrested

Lugo - A Colombian veterinary surgeon, who planned to smuggle liquid heroin implanted inside live Labrador Retriever and Rottweiler puppies, has been arrested in Lugo in northwestern Spain.

The top things you should look for in a vet for your pet Commissioned

So you’ve got yourself a new cat/dog/ferret/sn ake/rabbit/guinea pig? But now you need to find a professional to look after its medical needs. The question is, among the veterinarians available, whom – and how - do you choose?

Op-Ed: Letter to Cheney and Bush from dying Iraq vet on 10th anniversary

On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, a veteran of that war wrote a letter to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. It is a letter that all Americans should read. (Updated with video interview.)

Woman who reunited dog with owner threatened with lawsuit

San Bernardino - Going out of your way to help someone, especially someone you have never even met, is a trait most of us admire, however as one Good Samaritan has found out "no good deed goes unpunished."

Vodka IV saves puppy from renal failure

Melbourne - A bottle of vodka turned out to be a puppy's best friend after the inquisitive pup drank antifreeze and began to go into kidney failure.

John Unger: Schoep doing well after fifth laser treatment (video)

Schoep the dog, made famous by a viral photo on Facebook, is still undergoing laser treatment and his pain is greatly reduced. 'I almost got a bark out of him a few nights ago,' says Unger.

Solly the hippo dies after getting stuck in a swimming pool

Solly, the young hippopotamus that stumbled into the swimming pool of a game lodge in South Africa four days ago, has died before he could be rescued.

Video: Henri the existentialist French cat goes to the vet

Henri, the existentialist cat, rose to stardom in April, in a YouTube video in which he contemplates himself in a mirror, pondering the futility of existence as unending torture, and concludes, "we cannot escape ourselves." Now he is back, glum as ever.

Angry hippo attacks vet, then shot dead at South Africa park

A veterinarian is lucky to be alive after the hippopotamus he was testing a new sedative on woke up and attacked him. The hippo was not so lucky, however.

Lost parrot gives owner's name and address to vet

A parrot flew out of its cage and got lost in the city of Tokyo, but it was smart enough to let the vet know the owner’s name and address.

World War II Veteran graduates college at 87

He returned to college after a 50 year gap and joined full time to complete his unfinished degree. His perseverance paid off, when he received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the age of 87.

Vet extracts toy lizard from real lizard

Seven-year-old Finley Collins thought that her pet 12-inch bearded dragon might be giving birth when she noticed an unusual protrusion near the lizard's tail. Good thing they took it to the vet.

91 year old vet was carjacked and beaten

A 91-year-old World War II veteran was savagely beat and carjacked in Detroit.

Execution comes for death row veteran

Donald Miller, 44, spent the last 24 years of his life on death row was executed by lethal injection today in Texas, USA.

Vets remove elephant's infected tusk with chainsaw

The next time you dread a trip to the dentist, consider the plight of poor Tusko the elephant

WWII Vet, 84, Claims $254M Lottery Prize

A World War II Veteran James WIlson II, 84 wins the $254 Million Dollars Lottery prize.

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Cloe receives a vodka IV to recover from antifreeze poisoning.
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