The DogChannel Newswire (02-07-08)

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Posted: February 7, 2008, 5 a.m. EST

Volunteers Rescue Animals Via ‘Underground Railroad’
Geography plays a huge role in saving animals facing euthanasia at kill shelters. “Rescue railroads” bring pets from locations with high euthanasia rates to awaiting adoptive families in other parts of the country through volunteers who coordinate several legs of the transportation route via the Internet, Newsday reports.
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Man Charged With Stealing SPCA Dogs
A man now faces third-degree burglary charges after he allegedly took three Poodles worth at least $1,800 each from the DeKalb County, Ala., SPCA. The three Poodles were found and rescued from a suspected puppy mill last week, The Times-Journal (Alabama) reports.
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26 Pets Saved, 23 Die in Louisiana Blaze
Firefighters saved 26 animals from a burning pet business, but 23 others died of smoke inhalation. The Barking Lot, which grooms and boards animals, was closed at the time of the fire for the Mardi Gras holiday, The Shreveport (La.) Times reports.
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Firefighters Rescue Woman Trying to Save Dog in Water
Firefighters found a woman clinging to the ice after she apparently fell into the water while trying to save her black Labrador Retriever. The dog had wandered onto the ice and fell into the water, but got out on its own, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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City Council To Consider Dangerous Dog Ordinance
The city of Long Beach, Calif., could soon be cracking down on dangerous dogs after two separate incidents in recent months where off-leash pit bulls attacked and killed two family pets, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reports.
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LaLa   salinas, CA

2/7/2008 3:35:40 PM

Sad articles the one where the lady recorded her poor chi breaks my heart, the one with the poodles good think at lest they arested the people and rescued those poor dogs. oh my gosh the lady that was willing to give her own life for her pet is amazin g

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Jennifer   Madras, OR

2/7/2008 9:13:10 AM

great articles!

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