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Dog News: Mistaken Identity: Shiba Inu Released Into Wild

July 27th, 2010

If you own a German Shepherd or an Australian Cattle Dog, there’s usually some occasion when a person comments how much they look like a wolf or a dingo. Sadly, for one 11-year-old AKC registered Shiba Inu, her supposed resemblance to a coyote has led to a tragic situation. Copper lived in Kentucky was owned […]

Canines At College?: Do Dogs Have A Place In Dorms?

June 9th, 2010

A few days ago The New York Times published an article about a new trend that seems to be spreading through college campuses – dog friendly dorms. Currently there are a few institutions that allow pets including MIT, Eckerd College and Washington & Jefferson College – however Stephens College, an all women’s school in MO, […]

Dog News: Senior Pit Bull Receives Award For Community Service

May 22nd, 2010

Young dogs everywhere should consider looking to Sarge the Pit Bull as a role model. The 15.5 year old rescued “elderbull” is a certified therapy dog that works endlessly with his owners – Kim and Thad, to be the best spokesdog he can be! He makes visits to nursing homes and rehab facilities – he’s […]

Dog News: John Travolta’s Dogs Killed In Airport Accident

May 18th, 2010

Two small dogs belonging to John Travolta were struck and killed by a service vehicle at the Bangor, Maine airport last week. The tragic event happened after a plane carrying Travolta and his family landed and an assistant deplaned with the dogs to walk them. The city later released this statement about the incident: “An […]

Dog News: Minnesota Suburb Ends Free Poopbag Program

May 12th, 2010

Dog owners in Edina, Minnesota will have to start stockpiling grocery bags after a ring of thefts of city provided poop bags has caused the program to be discontinued. According to John Keprios, the Director of Parks and Recreation, workers would fill the dispensers (located throughout 8 parks) in the morning and sometimes they would […]

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