The DogChannel Newswire (10-20-08)

Marine to receive dog trained by inmates; pets stressed over economy; and other news.

Posted: October 20, 2008, 5 a.m. EDT

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Wounded Marine to Receive Dog Trained by Inmates
The first military prison-trained service dog will be presented to its owner, a wounded Camp Lejeune Marine. Cpl. Chris Gray was scheduled to take full custody of Rocio (pronounced rocksy), an 18-month-old Lab mix, Friday at a ceremony at the Camp Lejeune brig, The Associated Press reports.
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Trial to Open in Spat Over Dog-Walking Etiquette
A spat between neighbors over whether one of them allowed her dogs to use the other’s lawn as a latrine was scheduled to go to trial Friday afternoon in Calvert County District Court, the Washington Post reports.
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Guess Who’s Feeling Economy Stress? Your Pet
The economy, the election, and myriad other problems are really stressing out ... pets. When humans get stressed, often their pets take on that stress, too, MSNBC reports.
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Ike Relief Worker Killed in Dog Rescue To Be Cremated
A loner hailed as a hero by animal lovers after he died trying to rescue three dogs is to be cremated next week and memorialized with a veterinary paramedic scholarship at Houston Community College, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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K9 Unit Sniffs Out $750,000 in Cocaine
A Louisiana woman is in jail in Cumberland County after Pennsylvania State Police called in a canine unit and seized $750,000 worth of cocaine from her car Wednesday morning, Chambersburg (Pa.) Public Opinion reports.
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Patricia   Youngstown, OH

10/20/2008 9:24:15 PM

A great story.

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