The DogChannel Newswire (11-13-09)

Dog found in Afghanistan after 14 months; bill collectors hound Basset rescue; other news.

Posted: November 13, 2009, 5 a.m. EST

Bill Collectors Keep Hounding Basset Rescue Owner
The Basset Hounds at Daphneyland aren't the only ones with long, sad faces. Donations to the nation's largest Basset Hound rescue have never been so low, bills so overdue, the need so crucial or the help so thin, said Dawn Smith, Daphneyland's president and founder, The Associated Press reports.
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MIA Dog Found in Afghanistan After 14 Months
A bomb-sniffing dog who disappeared during a fierce battle in Afghanistan between Australian troops and militant fighters has been found and returned to its unit after more than a year. And Sabi the black Labrador is getting a celebrity welcome home, The Associated Press reports.
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A Patchwork of Food Assistance for Pets
No national network coordinates pet food assistance. Instead, efforts have sprung up at a grass-roots level as individuals and groups have recognized the problem. The means of offering aid to pet owners varies with each organization, The New York Times reports.
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Chubby Pets Show Signs of Too Many Treats
Pet owners love showing the love with a treat, whether it's for good behavior, for learning a new trick or just because. On the up side, occasional treats strengthens the bond between you and your companion. But treats that aren't chosen carefully can cause illness, obstruction and obesity, the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reports.
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11/15/2009 6:49:46 PM


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Maggie   Lancaster, PA

11/15/2009 5:14:04 AM

The pet food assistance article was very interesting. We need more groups like these!

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