The DogChannel Newswire (02-19-09)

Maryland rejects bill to restrain dogs; thieves steal shelter’s pet food supply; and other news.

Posted: February 19, 2009, 5 a.m. EST

Maryland Rejects Bill to Restrain Dogs
Maxie can continue to ride unrestrained in the back of pickup trucks on Maryland highways after state senators rejected an attempt to require owners to harness or cage pets when transporting them in open truck beds, The Associated Press reports.
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Robbers Steal Dog Jewelry Worth $300,000
Denver-area police are hoping to collar thieves who reportedly robbed a Kansas salesman of $300,000 worth of jewelry — for dogs, USA Today reports.
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Rescued Puppy Mill Dogs From Tennessee Arrive in New York
Authorities say 43 dogs rescued at a Tennessee breeding operation have been taken to New York City for eventual adoption, The Associated Press reports.
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Boy Marries Dog in India to Ward Off Tiger Attacks
An infant boy was married off to his neighbors' dog in eastern India by villagers who said it will stop the groom from being killed by wild animals, officials and witnesses said Wednesday, Reuters India reports.
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Thieves Steal Animal Shelter’s Pet Food Supply
The owner of a Yelm, Wash., animal shelter has been targeted by thieves who stole hundreds of pounds of pet food, reports.
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Roberta   Wikieup, AZ

2/19/2009 2:11:07 PM

Thankfully their is someone out there to watch over these animals. There is 2 kinds of people when it comes to dogs. Those that have empathy and sympathy for these animals and THOSE that only see MONEY.

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