The DogChannel Newswire (02-19-10)

Best in Show Sadie opens Wall Street trading; dog-friendly beer festival hits Oregon; other news.

Posted: February 19, 2010, 2 a.m. EST

Champion U.S. Dog Opens Wall Street Trading
Sadie, the Scottish Terrier newly crowned as America's top dog, opened trading on Wall Street Thursday by ringing the New York Stock Exchange bell. The black-haired pooch is a celebrity following her triumph Tuesday as Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Manhattan, AFP reports.
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Georgia Jail Inmates Get Dog Training Program
The Gwinnett County, Ga., sheriff's office has begun placing dogs taken from animal shelters with inmates, with the object of giving both a second chance. The program allows inmates to train dogs in order to save the animals' lives and find them permanent homes, The Associated Press reports.
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Dog-Friendly Beer Festival Arrives in Oregon
Pack up the dogs and make plans to attend the Rogue Ales Brewery Brewer's Memorial Ale Festival on May 21 through 23 in Newport, Ore. The festival honors the brewery's black Lab, Brewer, who died in 2006. Proceeds will benefit the Oregon Coast Therapy Animals and the Central Coast Humane Society, The Seattle Times reports.
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Remember Pets in Weather Emergency Plans
Records amounts of snow have fallen on the East Coast this winter. In some places, families were left without power and had to leave their homes behind for warmer dwellings. Some went to shelters, others to a friend or relative’s home. But people who have pets faced another challenge: where to leave Max or Snowball when shelters don’t allow pets or relatives have an allergy or dislike them, Shore News Today (N.J.) reports.
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Stephanie   North Canton, OH

2/21/2010 6:28:08 AM

Thanks for the updates!

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2/20/2010 9:17:18 PM


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