The DogChannel Newswire (4-27-11)
Top stories: Dogfighting game met with outrage; warrant served in trailer park dog poisoning case; and other news.
Posted: April 27, 2011, 3 a.m. EDT
Dogfighting Game Met with Outrage
Outrage has continued to pour in against the Android app that some animal advocates say is promoting dog fighting. The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) is now calling for the app to be pulled, FOX23 News reports.
Warrant Served in Trailer Park Dog Poisoning Case
A search warrant has been served at a home in a trailer park in Lincoln Park after ten dogs were found poisoned to death. Investigators say dogs are known to run freely in the complex. They believe someone got fed up with what some consider a nuisance and took things into their own hands, NBCSanDiego.com reports.
Woman Organizes Caravan to Save Dogs
Karen Talbot and Whispering Woods Animal Rescue group are planning the Take Me Home Memorial Day Caravan, from May 27 to May 30. The group is seeking volunteers to go to Georgia to help build kennels and handle animals for transport to rescue organizations, Press of Atlantic City reports.
Owners Turn to Web to Diagnose Pets’ Illnesses
Feeling bolstered by the abundance of advice offered on websites or in online forums, owners often are responding to their animals' ailments, injuries and emergencies by heading to their computers instead of the vet clinic, USA Today reports.
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