The DogChannel Newswire (4-14-11)
Top stories: Dog helps Yale students de-stress; TSA welcomes 500th dog into explosives-training program; and other news.
Posted: April 14, 2011, 3 a.m. EDT
Dog Helps Yale Students De-Stress
Students at Yale Law School may be all about torts and trusts, but this week a number of them took a half-hour, non-credit lesson on the benefits of canine kindness. The visiting instructor: Monty, an 11-year-old Border Terrier mix, The Gazette reports.
TSA Welcomes 500th Dog Into Explosives-Training Program
Facing a dearth after the 9/11 attacks of dogs with explosives-detection training, the Transportation Security Administration decided to breed its own puppy pool. Now, the TSA Puppy Program is marking the milestone of the arrival of the 500th young dog into its ranks for training, Scripps Howard News Service reports.
Rescued Puppies Await Adoption
The local Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals OSPCA branch took in six dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill Thursday. The six are among 140 rescued from a farm close to Muskoka, Ontario, The Goderich Signal-Star reports.
Puppies Left to Die in Suitcases Reunited After Two Years
RSPCA officers discovered15 puppies left to die in suitcases when they visited an East Sussex dog breeder in 2008. Seven of the dogs went to new homes and were recently reunited for the first time, The Telegraph reports.
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