The DogChannel Newswire (04-27-10)

Hero dog leads authorities to injured owner; New York dogs get their own nightclub; and other news.

Posted: April 27, 2010, 2 a.m. EDT

Illinois Firefighters Rescue Dog From Recliner Chair
Three suburban Chicago firefighters rescued a small dog who became trapped inside a mechanized recliner chair by sawing the piece of furniture apart. Eighty-seven-year-old owner Ken Makris says his terrier, Ebonyser, has nerve damage following his Thursday night ordeal but that he is "coming along fine," The Associated Press reports.
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Hero Dog Leads Alaska Troopers to Injured Owner
German Shepherd is being celebrated after leading Alaska State Troopers through winding back roads to a rural house where the dog's owner had been injured in an explosion. Buddy will receive a special award – a silver-plated dog bowl – at a ceremony in Anchorage on Friday, The Associated Press reports.
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Nightclub for Dogs to Hit New York
Manhattan mutts will soon have a place to shake their tails on a Friday nights – the Fetch Club. The 3,000-foot indoor dog park and canine club slated to open next month in the heart of the Financial District will feature special spa baths, holistic mud masks and facials, homemade meals, manicures and even a doggie disco, the New York Post reports.
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Tennessee Owner Surrenders 221 Dogs to Humane Society
Authorities and animal rights activists rescued 221 dogs from a Sparta, Tenn., puppy mill on Friday. The dogs were living in a small home in their own feces without proper socialization and medical care, according to the Humane Society of the United States. The dogs were taken to an emergency shelter in Nashville for medical care and will be transferred to area shelters for adoption, The Tennessean reports.
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lala   salinas, CA

4/27/2010 8:26:25 PM

interesting stories

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