Health
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Ticks Test Positive for Tularemia, County Urges Hikers to Protect Themselves and Pets

| 12:09 PM

County officials remind people to protect themselves and pets when hiking after ticks collected in Sorrento Valley test positive for “rabbit fever,” tularemia. Remember to wear insect repellent, proper clothing and to use insect control products on pets that kill fleas and ticks.

Animals
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Pick Out Your Favorite Superhero – at Animal Services!

| 1:14 PM

Looking for a furry sidekick ready for action and adventure? Adopt a super pet from a County animal shelter. In honor of Comic-Con this week, County Department of Animal Service has put the spotlight on a few available animals with “pup culture” and “comical” names.

Animals
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Fourth of July Fireworks No Celebration for Dogs

| 11:16 AM

Dogs at Fourth of July picnics? From Fido’s perspective, yes! Someone might drop a hotdog or even play fetch. Dogs at Fourth of July fireworks shows? From Fido’s perspective? No.

Public Safety
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VIDEO: Training For A Search And Rescue

| 8:54 AM

There’s a lot of training that takes place for a search and rescue team. Especially, if you’re a dog. Members of the San Diego Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Canine Unit train as often as they can to make sure they are ready to go in a moment’s notice when someone goes missing.