Scratching, licking, itching: 4 things to know about pets and pollen

This year’s early pollen season has pets going to the vet sooner because of environmental allergies. When you see the yellow stuff on your car, your dog might start itching along with you. Watch out for symptoms like paw-licking and face-scratching, and for secondary issues like ear and eye infections. And if your and your dog’s quality of life starts to suffer, well, it’s time to see the vet.

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'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry

Having lost habitat as a result of Hurricane Matthew, flying squirrels have increasingly become a pest to homeowners in the Lowcountry, say experts at Hilton Head-based Island Pest Control. Among their habits: nesting in attics, leaving droppings, and chewing on electrical wires. Here's how to keep the squirrels out of your home. Video of the (some think) cute critters slipping through a vent in a home on the island, provided by Island Pest Control. Feb. 22, 2017.
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'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry 0:40

'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry

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The making of a beach labyrinth

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Jennifer Pinckney: 'I'm making the best of it.'

The buzzer-beating 3-pointer that knocked Ridgeland-Hardeeville out of the playoffs 1:23

The buzzer-beating 3-pointer that knocked Ridgeland-Hardeeville out of the playoffs