The DogChannel Newswire (09-04-09)

Oregon wants "dog friendly” to be less so; hundreds of feral animals found in home; and other news.

Posted: September 4, 2009, 5 a.m. EDT

Oregon Wants ‘Dog Friendly’ to Be Less So
In response to complaints, Oregon is about to begin an unusual campaign, distributing posters and pamphlets to about 4,500 retail stores that sell food. The message is this: Animals, except those trained to help the disabled, are not allowed, The New York Times reports.
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Hundreds of Feral Animals Found at California Home
A Southern California man has acknowledged letting hundreds of feral dogs and cats wander his property and kill each other. The man was arrested in January after authorities found dozens of cats and about 80 dogs at his mobile home. Authorities say the dogs threatened officers, who saw one dog kill another and began eating it, The Associated Press reports.
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Detroit Police: Dog Was Stabbed, Ignited in Public
Police say a Detroit man is in custody after stabbing a dog before lighting it on fire in front of neighbors on city's west side. Detroit Police Department spokesman John Roach says the dog died after the attack late Wednesday afternoon. He says two other dogs were removed from the man's home by the Michigan Humane Society and are fine, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Fifth Hunting Dog Is Killed by Wolves in Northern Wisconsin
Wolves are no threat to most of us, but to many people in the Rocky Mountain states and in some other states bordering Canada, wolves can be a creature of beauty or a source of enormous angst. Love them or loath them, it's worth remembering our best canine friends evolved from wolves, USA Today reports.
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karen   little rock, AR

9/6/2009 7:05:28 AM

good articles!

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