German Shorthaired Pointer Wins Westminster's Best In Show

Feb 17, 2016

Three-year-old CJ, a male German shorthaired pointer, was named best in show at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York on Tuesday night.

CJ's owner, Valerie Nunes-Atlinson from Temecula, Calif., said from the time CJ was a puppy, she knew he had "that something extra."

CJ's other owners are Alice Manning and Yvonne Hassler-Deterding.

After naming America's top dog, judge Richard Meen said CJ was an "outstanding example of the breed."

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 41 cases of rabies in the state thus far in 2013. The cases include 25 skunks, nine cows, five dogs, one horse and one fox.

Health officials in Oklahoma are urging residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from rabies by having their pets vaccinated.

Rabies is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system and is almost always fatal once symptoms appear.

Reunited: 90 Tornado Displaced Pets

Jun 9, 2013
Animal Resource Center

The Animal Resource Center has reunited at least 90 lost pets with their owners since a May 20 tornado hit Moore.

The center says it received its first lost dog about an hour after the storm and has processed more than 150 animals in the past three weeks. In addition to reuniting pets with their owners, the center is also offering to board pets if their owners are now living in places that don't allow animals.