The DogChannel Newswire (01-25-08)

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Posted: January 25, 2008, 5 a.m. EST

Diseases Will Flourish Without Pet Vaccinations
Nationwide, fewer than half of all puppies and kittens are vaccinated, according to a study by University of Wisconsin-Madison veterinarians, suggesting that dangerous diseases like distemper and parvovirus will continue to flourish, The Capital Times (Wisconsin) reports.
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Stabbed Police Dog Released From Hospital
A police dog who was stabbed as San Diego officers subdued a man with a knife at a motel was released Wednesday from an animal hospital. Jake, a 2-year-old German Shepherd Dog, was stabbed several times during a confrontation with a man who was waving a knife and threatening patrons at the motel, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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Prosecutors, Dog Breeder Reach Agreement on Guilty Plea
A dog breeder is scheduled to plead guilty next month in a criminal case that’s cost Pierce County, Wash., taxpayers more than $90,000 in boarding fees for her animals. Prosecutors allege she defrauded some of her customers and kept some of her dogs in inhumane conditions, The News Tribune (Washington) reports.
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Ex-Greyhound Racers Saving Lives
Fifty-five Greyhounds rescued after a life of racing are helping to save more canine lives with the donation of their blood. The dogs, most owned by professors, technicians and students at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, visit the school several times a year to give blood, CNN reports.
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Dog Stranded on Iceberg
A dog floating on a piece of ice in Nebraska's Platte River was rescued Wednesday afternoon, but it’s a mystery how the black Labrador Retriever ended up there, WRCB-TV (Tennessee) reports.
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aaron   farmington, NH

1/25/2008 4:41:04 AM

the dog stranded was a great read

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