The DogChannel Newswire (05-23-08)

Puppy stork delivers guide dogs in training; groomer hopes to be best in show; and other dog news.

Posted: May 23, 2008, 5 a.m. EDT

Neglected Pets Sold Through Website
Many of the puppies and kittens born in the large-scale pet mill operation were sold to unsuspecting families on the Internet. The tiny pets, now in the custody of the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society, fetched anywhere from $50 to $1,000 through a number of online classified ads, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports.
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Mich. Court Let Police Dogs Sniff Outside of Homes
Police don't need to obtain a search warrant before using dogs to sniff outside a house for drugs, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled. The decision was a setback for Jeffrey Jones of Detroit, who was charged after a police dog detected drugs inside his home by sniffing outside the front door, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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For the Love of Dogs, Get a License
If there were an easy way you could help save abandoned animals, protect your own pet and possibly prevent children from being injured by aggressive dogs, wouldn’t you want to do it? Most people would — and if you are part of this majority, there is something simple you can do to help. License your dog, The (Ore.) Register-Guard reports.
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Dog Groomer Hopes He Ends Up as Best in Show
Jasper Asaro left his job managing an auto parts store 18 years ago to begin a new career as a dog groomer. He’s now one of the six remaining contestants on the TV show “Groomer Has It” competing for the $50,000 grand prize, a mobile grooming salon, and the title “Groomer of the Year,” The Boston Globe reports.
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Puppy Stork Delivers Independence to the Blind
Imagine a truck brimming with dozens of Golden Retrievers, trekking across eight Western states to deliver the 8- to 10-week-old passengers to their new homes. These pups don't know that they are embarking on careers as guide dogs. And the man responsible for their delivery is known as the Puppy Stork at the nonprofit organization Guide Dogs for the Blind, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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5/23/2008 5:49:16 PM

great artilcles

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