The DogChannel Newswire (11-23-10)

Pet trusts gaining popularity; terrier escapes from dog show; other news.

Posted: November 23, 2010, 2 a.m. EST

Pet Trusts Catching on With Animal Lovers
With an estimated 71.4 million U.S. households home to at least one bird, fish, reptile, cat, dog or bunny, pets are definitely beloved companions in life. But what happens to them after we’re gone? To ensure there’s no uncertainty, it appears more Americans are specifying exactly what happens to Fido and Fluffy when they’re gone, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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UCB Presents Donations to Canine Assistants
Sue Curro, vice president and senior global project leader for Patient Solutions at pharmaceutical firm UCB, presents Canine Assistants with supplies collected as part of a company-wide donation drive in honor of Epilepsy Awareness Month, reports.
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Terrier Escapes from Dog Show
There’s a happy ending, after the dog show at the New York State Fairgrounds took an expected turn for one family. Five-year old Scarlet managed to escape from the fairgrounds Saturday, when someone accidentally opened a door. The Toy Fox Terrier bolted out and was last seen running toward Interstate 690. Her owners were devastated and went on a frantic search, reports.
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Sled Dog Rescue: Iditarod Musher Zoya DeNure Interview
Finishing her first Iditarod in 2008, Zoya DeNure included rescued dogs on her team. Still learning, she ran the 1100 mile race conservatively, yet arrived in Nome in 12 days and 57 minutes, placing 53rd out of 90 mushers. In her interview with Suite101 feature writer, Joy Butler, this fashion model turned musher introduces us to some of her dogs and reveals why she left a world of glamour to race and rescue sled dogs, reports.
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Galadriel   Lothlorien, ME

11/24/2010 11:23:11 PM

Thanks for the news.

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