The DogChannel Newswire (09-09-08)

Dog blood drives save canine lives; dog eats attacker’s unusual weapon; and other news.

Posted: September 9, 2008, 5 a.m. EDT

Dog Blood Drives Save Canine Lives
People aren’t the only victims of car crashes, cancer, tornadoes, and floods. Dogs too often share the tragic fate of their human companions. Blood transfusions may be the one way for both to return to good health, the Detroit Free Press reports.
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Police: Dog Ate Attacker’s Weapon
Police say an intruder who broke into a home east of Fresno, Calif., rubbed spices on one sleeping man’s body and hit another with an 8-inch sausage, United Press International reports.
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You Could Really Call This Pet a Shaggy Dog
You say your golf game is going to the dogs? Well, consider the case of Oscar, a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever who lives near a course in Dunfermline, Scotland. Chris Morrison, his owner, used to take Oscar for walks on the fairways and one day noticed that his mutt was, as he put it, “rattling,” the Los Angeles Times reports.
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28 Rescued Beagles Get New Lease on Life
The Beagles napped, howled, played, and ate at an Avondale home Sunday shortly after Arizona Beagle Rescue gave them shelter and medical attention. Before coming to Arizona on Aug. 29, the dogs had spent their time in wire cages, victims of neglect and abuse at a Missouri kennel. Some dogs had damaged ears, bloody nails and paws in pain, the Arizona Republic reports.
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Flying Discs Turn Exercise Into Play
In the 51 years since a company called Wham-O made a plastic saucer and named it Frisbee, we’ve gotten disc golf, a team disc sport called Ultimate, and even an annual World Canine Disc Championship, featuring disc-catching dogs performing jaw-dropping aerial gymnastics. Those dogs are on to something, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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