The DogChannel Newswire (04-16-10)

Annual pet expo hits Southern California; dogs trapped in mine find a way out; other news.

Posted: April 16, 2010, 2 a.m. EDT

Dog Slobber Could Be Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment
Researchers have found that the DNA on Fido’s tongue could be the key to new treatments for rare cancers in both humans and dogs. A recent study used saliva, blood and tumor samples of dogs volunteered by private pet owners for testing in hopes that by studying canine cancer, oncologists can determine the cause of human cancers, FOX News reports.
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Dogs Trapped in Mine Find Their Way Out
Two dogs trapped in a Cripple Creek, Colo., mine returned home safely Thursday morning after they climbed up a 500-foot slippery slope and freed themselves. Deputy Mikel Baker said the Border Collie and Chihuahua were a little dehydrated but were otherwise healthy, The Colorado Springs Gazette reports.
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Dog Day Afternoons Arrive
The sun is shining, grass is soft and new, scented trees are perfuming the air … and it's all giving a certain furry four-legged someone spring fever. It's time to get the pup out and about. With events to hit with the dog every day this weekend, it's kind of the unofficial kickoff to dog season, such as it is, the Baltimore Sun reports.
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California Pet Expo Has Diving Dogs and More
From diving dog demonstrations to all the latest in pet products, America's Family Pet Expo will be staged this weekend at the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. The expo will feature exhibits, shows and educational seminars on pets of all kinds, the Daily Breeze reports.
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Galadriel   Lothlorien, ME

4/18/2010 11:40:51 PM

Thanks for the links.

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Stephanie   North Canton, OH

4/17/2010 9:46:59 AM

Thanks for the updates!

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