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5 new books for the pet lover in you

Some 70 million to 80 million dogs and 74 million to 96 million cats are owned by people in the U.S., says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. These new titles have pet owners in mind.

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After nine years, Sally Butters reunited with long-lost poodle

On Aug. 8th, 2007, Sally Butters' home was the target of a robbery. Not only did the thieves make off with several pieces of electronic equipment, but her toy poodle "Gigi" also disappeared that night. Butters searched for Gigi for years, and though the search never produced results, Butters never stopped thinking of Gigi. This week, something miraculous happened. The Citrus Heights Pet Hospital contacted Butters, letting her know they found her toy poodle after nine years.

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After nine years, Sally Butters reunited with long-lost poodle

On Aug. 8th, 2007, Sally Butters' home was the target of a robbery. Not only did the thieves make off with several pieces of electronic equipment, but her toy poodle "Gigi" also disappeared that night. Butters searched for Gigi for years, and though the search never produced results, Butters never stopped thinking of Gigi. This week, something miraculous happened. The Citrus Heights Pet Hospital contacted Butters, letting her know they found her toy poodle after nine years.
Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
After nine years, Sally Butters reunited with long-lost poodle 1:21

After nine years, Sally Butters reunited with long-lost poodle

Free pet adoptions at Sacramento's Front Street Animal Shelter until Dec. 31 1:23

Free pet adoptions at Sacramento's Front Street Animal Shelter until Dec. 31

Sacramento shelter dogs have a best friend: Realtor to pay for every animal to be adopted 0:38

Sacramento shelter dogs have a best friend: Realtor to pay for every animal to be adopted

Police dog Bodie honored at funeral 0:56

Police dog Bodie honored at funeral