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Meet Doc — Our SparKy Pet of the Week

Is there anyone who can provide a home for this incredible 1-year-old Jack Russell mix? His name is Doc and he is ready to move in.

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Meet the SparKy Pet of the Week: Gunther

Look at that face. Seriously. You know, actually, he looks like he really WANTS to have a serious conversation, doesn't he?

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Stephanie Klein via YouTube
Stephanie Klein via YouTube
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Family Dog Discovered Alive and Well in Rubble of Home Destroyed by Mud Slide [VIDEO]

We don't get mudslides around here. So I can only imagine the relentlessness of the devastation caused by such an unthinkable natural disaster.

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy and kitten together
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Pet Safety Tips Regarding The 4th of July

My dog goes nuts at the sound of a passing motorcycle, much less a huge 500 gram grand finale firework going off next door. What about yours? Sadly, lots of pets are lost every 4th of July, because the loud noises and colorful fireworks scare them.

Here are some tips from Petfinder to help you and your pet have a great Independence Day celebration...

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Category: Animals, Family, Holidays, Pets
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Vendo: OPD’s New K-9 [VIDEO]

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Owensboro Police Department, touring the facilities and meeting Vendo. Vendo recently joined the OPD as their latest K-9. First things first, I was a little nervous interacting with a police dog. Not sure what I was afraid of thou, he was adorable! Don't get it wrong, he can take you down if need be, ha!

Take a look as Officer Morgan introduced me to Vendo and we talk about his role with the OPD.

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Thank A Farmer – Trunnell’s Farm Market [VIDEO]

We've all heard the saying, "If you've got food to eat, thank a farmer". Well, here at WBKR, along with Moore Ford Chrysler, we want you to help us Thank A Farmer. We'll visit several farms around the Tri-State area, focusing on those who put food on your table.

Today, let's head out Hwy 431 to Utica and chat with Kevin Trunnell of Trunnell's Farm Market. We all know about their awesome Family Fun Acre, but we'll also talk about how he got his start and the delicious foods and products that Trunnell's has to offer.

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75,000 Snakes in One Place Is Your Nightmare Come True

'Snakes on a Plane' has met snakes, well, everywhere. Canada's Narcisse Snake Dens is home to "the largest gathering of snakes anywhere in the world" each spring.

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Category: Animals
Dancing Nathan via YouTube
Dancing Nathan via YouTube
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Nathan the Dog Dances to the Cupid Shuffle [Video]

I have rocked out the Cupid Shuffle on more than one occasion.  But I'm not sure I have ever done it with this much energy and flair.  Meet Nathan.  He's a Chinese Crested who is gonna show you how to straight up bust a move!  LOL!  Watch.

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Category: Animals
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube
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Jeff Musial, Coming to Evansville and Owensboro in August, Paid a Wednesday Night Visit to Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

I grew up watching late night talk shows and the guests who'd bring animals were my favorites--Jim Fowler from Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, Joan Embry from the San Diego Zoo, and, more recently, Jack Hanna from the Columbus Zoo.

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Dream Copy Photography
Dream Copy Photography
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Meet Elsa: Our SPARKY Pet of the Week

How cute is this little gal?  This is Elsa.  She's our SPARKY Pet of the Week and is looking for a forever home.  Here's what we know about her . . .

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Backfandango via YouTube
Backfandango via YouTube
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Thousands of Ducks Block Traffic in Thailand [Video]

I get irritated when I drive down Scherm Road in Owensboro and there are birds in the street.  They are flipping NUTS over there near that new retention pond.  But just imagine how this guy felt!  He was driving in Thailand when thousands of ducks swarmed into the street and refused to get out of the way.  This is hilarious and a reminder that quack is whack!

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Jose Ahonen via YouTube
Jose Ahonen via YouTube
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Funny Video Shows Dogs’ Reactions to Human Barking [VIDEO]

I had a dog that ate watermelon, one that slept upside down with his legs sticking straight up, and one that got drunk on Butter Rum LifeSavers. Oh, and I had a cat that ACTED like a dog--he'd come when you whistled.

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Category: Animals, Humor

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