The DogChannel Newswire (10-29-10)

Pet sterilization initiative launched in Calgary; new support for pets with cancer; other news.

Posted: October 29, 2010, 2 a.m. EDT

New Group Helps People Cope With Cancer-Stricken Pets
The Riedel and Cody fund is a newly formed nonprofit organization that was started by two men who had the wherewithal to get their dogs the medical care that extended and improved the quality of their lives, and are reaching out to those without means to pay for their pet’s cancer treatment, Westport News reports.
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Free Sterilization Offered for Some Calgary City Pets
Low-income pet owners in Calgary can now get their animals spayed or neutered for free. The no-cost program was officially launched Thursday. Last year, Calgary’s animal shelters began to be overrun with an unusually high number of cats and dogs, CBC news reports.
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Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control Seeking Custody of Seized Dogs
Eighteen dogs confiscated from K9 International LLC's guard dog company over a three-month span arrived underweight, tick-ridden and suffering from a host of illnesses, according to testimony in court Wednesday. Palm Beach, Fla., County Animal Care and Control is seeking custody of the animals from the Royal Palm Beach company it says failed to intervene in the dogs’ health, The Palm Beach Post News, reports.
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New Police Dog in Liberty Lake, Wash., Making a Difference
Liberty Lake, Wash., is bisected by Interstate 90 and is located close to a state border, which brings a lot of drugs through town. A Labrador Retriever mix named J.J. already has three “collars” under his collar. Over the weekend he found marijuana in two cars and one motorcycle, The Spokesman-Review reports.
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Galadriel   Lothlorien, ME

10/31/2010 11:18:45 PM

Good to know.

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Stephanie   North Canton, OH

10/31/2010 6:57:39 PM

Thanks for the updates!

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