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  • Husky Seized From New Owners In Churchill

    03/01/2012 1:38:55 PM PST · by Altariel · 6 replies · 5+ views
    CBS Local (Pittsburgh) ^ | February 23, 2012 | Unknown
    (Credit: KDKA) Filed under Local, News, Syndicated Local Related tags Brandy Furlong, Churchill, McKeesport, William Uhring PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A dog that mauled a baby in McKeesport last week has been seized and quarantined. The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office obtained a court order Thursday to take the Husky away from his new owners in Churchill. Nikko is blamed in the death of a 2-day-old baby in McKeesport last week. The baby’s mother, Brandy Furlong, left the baby in a carrier on the floor while she went upstairs for a few moments. That’s when the dog attacked. Police say Furlong...
  • Hunter from Westbrook accused of killing dog

    11/30/2011 9:39:57 PM PST · by Altariel · 8 replies
    Press Herald ^ | 11/30/11 | Dennis Hoey
    STANDISH - The Maine Warden Service says it has charged a Westbrook man with shooting a dog in Standish on the last day of this year's deer hunting season. click image to enlarge Niko, an 11-month-old Siberian husky owned by Amanda Barrett and her family, was shot Saturday in Standish after slipping out of his harness. A Westbrook man has been charged. Edie Smith, spokeswoman for the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, confirmed Wednesday that Steve Barrows, 50, of Westbrook was issued a summons Monday by Sgt. Tim Spahr on a charge of shooting a domesticated animal. Game wardens...
  • Canada investigates mass sled dog slaughter

    02/01/2011 6:11:26 AM PST · by Fawn · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 31 06:47 | unknown
    Police are investigating the slaughter of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics to pull tourist sleds in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler, authorities said Monday. The grisly killings were reportedly carried out by one worker over two days in April 2010 with a shotgun and a knife, with reports of injured dogs crawling out of a mass grave. Local media said the dogs were killed because business slumped in the two months following the Games and they were no longer needed by tourism companies Outdoor Adventures and Howling Dogs, which sell dog-sled rides to tourists.