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Animal acts a big draw for Davis County Fair

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 10 2014 - 1:27pm

FARMINGTON  -- At the rate Davis County fair organizers are booking large animals acts, they may soon have to add a ringmaster to what is starting to resemble a three-ring circus.

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Researchers find that animals can sense rhythm

Anna Newby
Feb 21 2014 - 4:47pm

Dancing animals aren't just a viral video sensation; they're the subject of serious science. At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago recently, one panel explored the ability of certain animals to follow a musical beat. The session, titled "Rhythmic Entrainment in Non-Human Animals: An...

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VIDEO: Watch your fingers. Davis County students learn animal safety tips

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 8 2014 - 1:40pm

BOUNTIFUL -- Third-graders Tanner Crane and Allie Seegmiller learned with their classmates they should never touch a dog or cat without the owner's permission.

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Animals can make strong bonds with other species

Laurie Wiegler
Dec 6 2013 - 1:07pm

Animals can forge bonds across species boundaries if the need for social contact pre-empts their normal biological imperatives. A cat raised with dogs doesn't know it's a cat, the logic goes.In the PBS film "Animal Odd Couples," a cheetah and a dog are shown as friends. A narrator explains that the two grew up together at Busch Gardens and are a...

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Box Elder deputy shoots turkey that attacked kids and dog

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 7 2013 - 7:00am

CORINNE -- An apparently deranged turkey's behavior proved threatening enough, even for this rural north Box Elder town, that police had to intervene.Spoiler alert: The honored bird, a holiday icon, does not survive this tale.

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VIDEO: Watch your fingers. Davis County students learn animal safety tips

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 8 2014 - 1:40pm

BOUNTIFUL -- Third-graders Tanner Crane and Allie Seegmiller learned with their classmates they should never touch a dog or cat without the owner's permission.

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VIDEO: PETA protesting police put-down of two cows along I-15 near Pleasant View

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 3 2013 - 11:52pm

PLEASANT VIEW -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is not pleased with the way officers from Weber County, Box Elder County and the Utah Highway Patrol shot and killed two cows Monday night.Police put down the cows after determining the animals were holding up traffic on the freeway and were a safety hazard.

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More than 350 Samoyeds fluff up for Farmington's first hosting of competition

Young Samoyeds run with their handler during judging Friday at the Samoyed Dog Club of America show at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington. The eight-day show concludes today. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Oct 14 2011 - 10:55pm

FARMINGTON -- To cool off under the Phoenix sun, Sitka, a 10-month-old Samoyed, enjoys swimming with his Labrador friends. But for the most part, the white-haired dog, who upon full maturity could weigh 65 pounds, remains indoors where it's cool. "(Sitka) is spoiled rotten and lives in the house," said handler Raygen Hensley.

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Hope Farms: Woman's foster care for animals

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Anna-Maria Fouad plays with a cat she helped rescue at Hope Farms

Dana Rimington
May 28 2011 - 8:51pm

BOUNTIFUL -- Out in the wild, cute-looking animals are easy to spot. Some people even think they might make great pets.

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'Horse whisperer' preps animals for the big screen

ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner
Ron Brown peers out the door of his tack room at the Fielding Garr Ranch earlier this month at Antelope Island State Park. Brown and his wife, Ginger, own and operate R & G Horse and Wagon on the island.

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 15 2011 - 10:05pm

Known to some as the horse whisperer of Antelope Island, Ron Brown spends hours training his horses and prepping them for feature films. For nearly 30 years, his horses have appeared in more than 80 films and are currently being prepared for another film, set to start this summer, with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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VIDEO: Watch your fingers. Davis County students learn animal safety tips

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 8 2014 - 1:40pm

BOUNTIFUL -- Third-graders Tanner Crane and Allie Seegmiller learned with their classmates they should never touch a dog or cat without the owner's permission.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 8 2014 - 5:20pm


VIDEO: PETA protesting police put-down of two cows along I-15 near Pleasant View

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 3 2013 - 11:52pm

PLEASANT VIEW -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is not pleased with the way officers from Weber County, Box Elder County and the Utah Highway Patrol shot and killed two cows Monday night.Police put down the cows after determining the animals were holding up traffic on the freeway and were a safety hazard.

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GALLERY: National Finals Rodeo, December 9, 2011

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2011 - 10:32pm

National Finals Rodeo, December 9, 2011

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GALLERY: National Finals Rodeo, December 7, 2011

The Associated Press
Dec 8 2011 - 12:26am

National Finals Rodeo, December 7, 2011

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More than 350 Samoyeds fluff up for Farmington's first hosting of competition

Young Samoyeds run with their handler during judging Friday at the Samoyed Dog Club of America show at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington. The eight-day show concludes today. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

Bryon Saxton
Oct 14 2011 - 10:55pm

FARMINGTON -- To cool off under the Phoenix sun, Sitka, a 10-month-old Samoyed, enjoys swimming with his Labrador friends. But for the most part, the white-haired dog, who upon full maturity could weigh 65 pounds, remains indoors where it's cool. "(Sitka) is spoiled rotten and lives in the house," said handler Raygen Hensley.

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Hope Farms: Woman's foster care for animals

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Anna-Maria Fouad plays with a cat she helped rescue at Hope Farms

Dana Rimington
May 28 2011 - 8:51pm

BOUNTIFUL -- Out in the wild, cute-looking animals are easy to spot. Some people even think they might make great pets.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 29 2011 - 8:05pm


'Horse whisperer' preps animals for the big screen

ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner
Ron Brown peers out the door of his tack room at the Fielding Garr Ranch earlier this month at Antelope Island State Park. Brown and his wife, Ginger, own and operate R & G Horse and Wagon on the island.

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
May 15 2011 - 10:05pm

Known to some as the horse whisperer of Antelope Island, Ron Brown spends hours training his horses and prepping them for feature films. For nearly 30 years, his horses have appeared in more than 80 films and are currently being prepared for another film, set to start this summer, with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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GALLERY: Photos of the Radtke family farm in South Weber

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 11 2011 - 3:21pm

The Radtke family farm in South Weber Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. The Radtkes received a grant from the Animal Welfare Approved program to improve things on the farm. The program audits and certifies that commonly domesticated farm animals like cows, bison, pigs, sheep, goats, and poultry are raised humanely. Although there are many animals on the Radtke farm, the family will buy incubators and other equipment needed to raise adult chickens from their own eggs.

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