The DogChannel Newswire (02-21-09)

Jury rejects woman’s request for guide dog; 150 dogs, one tiger rescued in Missouri; and other news.

Posted: February 21, 2009, 5 a.m. EST

Kennel Club Event Showcases Top Dogs
Chicago's McCormick Place will be going to the dogs this weekend when the venue again hosts the International Kennel Club of Chicago Show, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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No-Kill Clinic Almost Complete in Jacksonville
The $2.3 million First Coast No More Homeless Pets Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., which at 16,000 square feet will reportedly be one of the five largest in the nation, is expected to be finished in two months, the Jacksonville Times-Union reports.
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City of Chula Vista, Calif., Long Knew of Animal Shelter Woes
A veterinarian hired to review operations at the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility said she had complained about high euthanasia rates, lack of accountability, and unsanitary conditions long before the city acknowledged problems in its own report last week, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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Jury Rejects Iowa Woman’s Request to Use Guide Dog
A jury rejected a Des Moines woman's claims that she was discriminated against when the Iowa Department for the Blind refused to let her use her guide dog during a training program, The Associated Press reports.
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150 Dogs, Tiger Rescued From Missouri Breeder
The Humane Society of Missouri says it rescued more than 150 dogs and a Bengal tiger from a substandard dog breeder, The Associated Press reports.
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Julie   Richmond, VA

2/22/2009 9:03:01 PM

I agree with Genete and add it is NEVER acceptable for charges NOT to be filed in these cases - it's like giving permission to start again!

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Genete   Santa Maria, CA

2/22/2009 2:06:48 PM

I am SO SICK of these pieces of TRASH using animals for profit. They make money off them but NEVER give them proper care, food, & especially needed socialization & handling. When is this going to end!!

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Phil   Salina, KS

2/21/2009 10:48:04 AM

This scum bag should have been put in jail two years ago. And speaking of putting scum bags in jail, When is the Salina, Kansas Police Department going to go after the SALINA, KANSAS scumbag who stole a SERVICE ANIMAL from a DISABLE PERSON in SALINA, KANSAS? Only in Salina, Kansas can you STEAL a SERVICE ANIMAL from a DISABLED PERSON and get away with it. BOYCOTT SALINA, KANSAS until this Service Animal is returned to it's disabled owner and the Salina, Kansas Scumbag who stole it is in the SALINA, KANSAS JAIL!

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