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STONY RIDGE, Ohio — A local exotic animal refuge’s time is up, but the owner said he is hopeful the state will acknowledge his recent efforts to get in compliance with the law.


Washington, D.C. – Pet safety during Halloween, as during other festive holidays, should be at the top of the list for pet owners this fall. According to the Pet Poison Hotline, calls increased at Halloween by 21% in 2011, many which were related to chocolate consumption by pets.


Food safety specialists say the FDA is going through the largest overhaul of food safety regulations in 70 years. Rules will focus on cleaner produce, stricter pet food regulations and verification foreign suppliers are meeting the same rules.


LANSING — State Sen. Phil Pavlov (R-St. Clair Township) responded on Wednesday to Tuesday’s announcement by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that Asian carp eDNA has been discovered in the Kalamazoo River.