The DogChannel Newswire: Hot Topics Edition
In case you missed them, here are the stories dog lovers were buzzing about last week.
Posted: May 2, 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.
Lawmakers Rehash Proposed Law Targeting Pit Bulls
Dealing with dangerous pit and pit mixes is a sensitive topic for pit-bull owners, but Terrebonne Parish lawmakers say something needs to be done to combat a rash of local pit-bull attacks, Daily Comet 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.
U.S. Sees Rise in Diabetic Dogs, Cats
Diabetes is on the rise — but humans aren’t the only ones suffering. Diabetes diagnoses are rising at an even faster rate among dogs and cats than their human companions, according to a national analysis of pet health released Tuesday, Chattanooga Times Free Press reports.
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