The DogChannel Newswire (02-13-08)

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Posted: February 12, 2008, 5 a.m. EST

Arkansas Dog Diagnosed With Rabies
A family’s pet dog was confirmed rabid by the Arkansas Department of Health last week. The dog, who became ill around Jan. 31, had been kept in a fenced yard but was unvaccinated, the Fort Smith (Ark.) Times Record reports.
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Dog Walks 70 Miles Through War Zone to Find His Master
After a soldier in Iraq nursed an abused dog back to health, the dog tracked him down when his unit was relocated 70 miles away. Now plans are underway to bring him to the United States, ABC Action News (Florida) reports.
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Los Angeles Animal Shelters Under Scrutiny
L.A. County supervisors examine shelters after three civil suits, alleging poor conditions and mistreatment, are filed, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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Dog Shocked By Stray Voltage During Walk
A woman who was walking her dog in South Boston said Monday that she was stunned to see her pet leap into the air after getting a powerful shock, although the dog is recovering. Four dogs have been killed by stray voltage in Boston since 2000, WCVB-TV (Massachusetts) reports.
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Euthanasia Practices Face Scrutiny
The Macon, Ga., City Council may consider changing how animals are euthanized, which would only allow animal control to use lethal injections. Currently, animals are gassed with carbon monoxide. It's a practice that many animal rights groups believe is inhumane, Today’s MGT (Georgia) reports.
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Sheryl   Bloomington, IN

10/13/2008 8:33:08 PM

Interesting variety of articles to read

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