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  • War Hero Dog "Target" Mistakenly Euthanized - (Dog saved American lives in Afghanistan)

    11/19/2010 7:19:04 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | November 19, 2010 | Associated Press
    <p>Target was credited with saving American lives in Afghanistan.</p> <p>FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - A dog named Target that lived through explosions in war-torn Afghanistan couldn't survive a brief stay at an Arizona animal shelter.</p>
  • Town approves 3-cat limit

    11/05/2009 11:46:34 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies · 1,822+ views
    www.upi.com ^ | 11/4/2009 | Staff
    DUDLEY, Mass., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts town outlawed owning three cats without a kennel license after a man complained his neighbor's felines were hurting his lawn. Voters at a Dudley town meeting Tuesday night approved the addition of the new language to a town bylaw, which will impose a $100 per day fine for violations, after a local man complained that some of the 15 cats owned by Mary Ellen Richards had destroyed his grass, the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette reported Wednesday. Richards said at the town meeting that she now plans to put her house up...
  • Pictures Of Dogs “Arrested” By The Police (Iranian Police "Arrest" Dogs For "Immodesty")

    09/14/2007 7:02:29 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies · 2,441+ views
    An Iranian looking at Iran as a foreigner… ^ | September 12th, 2007 | Kamangir
    I remember hearing a short while ago that the Islamic Republic Police had “arrested” dogs, as a part of their “fight against immodesty”. Today, a very good friend sent a set of pictures of the arrested dogs. Clearly, these dogs are not meant to live in the conditions they are being kept, but, anyways, they do not treat human beings anything better.
  • Pols barking for pooch crackdown [Seatbelts for Dogs?]

    05/03/2007 8:57:05 AM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 27 replies · 731+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 3 May 2007 | Renee Nadeau and Neal Simpson
    Bay State dogs may soon end up on a shorter leash if state and local legislators get their way. From lap dogs to pit bulls, none of the state’s pooches will escape the latest round of canine crackdowns. “You can’t allow people to be afraid all the time,” said Avril T. Elkort, vice chairwoman of the Canton Board of Selectmen, where a new ordinance limits residents to one pit bull per household. “It was a public safety issue.” Canton animal control officer Ellen Barnett objected to the new regulation. “The problem I had with it is that it was too...
  • BTK' Busted, Wichita Paper Linked to Case Plans Special Coverage

    02/26/2005 6:55:28 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 762 replies · 25,416+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | 2.26.05 | associated press
    Police have uncovered new evidence in the decades old BTK Wichita serial killer case and are questioning a person of interest, according to sources close to the investigation.Authorities scheduled a news conferece for 11AM Eastern Saturday to make an announcement in the case, and relatives of the killers victims would be briefed beforehand.Some police sources have said that a 59 year old man was arrested Friday and linked to the case by a DNA sample.Surveillance activites gave police 'their first big piece' of recent evidence, leading authorities to a vehicle and the person of interest.Investigators also searched a house in...