The DogChannel Newswire (01-15-10)

Search dogs recruited to help in Haiti; New York embraces unwanted Chihuahuas; other news.

Posted: January 15, 2010, 2 a.m. EST

Search-and-Rescue Dogs From Around the World Go to Haiti
Professionally trained sniffer dogs from around the world have been recruited to aid rescue operations in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. The effort appears to be unprecedented in scale, matching the devastation already documented in the Caribbean country, Discovery News reports.
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Newsroom Dog Sensed Earthquake
Lab-mix Sophie was hanging out in the newsroom of the Times-Standard in Eureka, CA when she sensed the 6.5 magnitude earthquake – seconds before her two-legged office companions felt a thing, reports.
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New York Embraces California’s Unwanted Chihuahuas
Fifteen Chihuahuas became New Yorkers Wednesday after being rescued from the West coast. The evacuation was in response to what the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals calls the "massive overpopulation of Chihuahuas in California," AFP reports.
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‘Long Way to Go’ After Dog Inquiry
A report on pedigree dogs calls for breeders to make sweeping changes to improve the animals' health. The inquiry follows concerns highlighted in a BBC documentary, BBC News reports.
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Galadriel   Lothlorien, ME

1/17/2010 11:52:40 PM

Thanks for the links.

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S   Three Oaks, MI

1/17/2010 3:41:27 PM

The Chihuahuas were lucky to land in NY, New Yorkers will appreciate them & treat them right!!

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