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Veterinarians warn that pets can suffer in desert heat

Pet owners don’t have to be reminded that summer in Las Vegas is a delicate time for their beloved animal — be it dog, cat, pot-bellied pig or bird. While it’s fine to let Fido run around all day in October, it’s an entirely different environment when Fido goes outside in July.

Guide Dogs of America plan November fundraiser

If anyone would have told Chris Sellman 4½ years ago that he would own a dog, let alone a guide dog, he would have said they were nuts. But after serious and sudden medical problems, Sellman is the proud owner of Obi, a 4-year-old black Labrador retriever whom he met about two years ago.