People are adopting sled dogs
Because of the publicity this case received, people are also socializing regularly with other sleddie parents.
For instance, the executive director of the Victoria Humane Society hosted nearly 30 sleddie owners and their dogs at a special event on her property.
Tightly-knit groups of sleddie owners have sprung up all over British Columbia. They go for walks together, share a Facebook page and even dog sit for each other.
Read more on the Pique News Magazine website.
Picture courtesy of Whistler Sled Dog Company.
Wikipedia says that an employee of Howling Dog Tours Whistler Inc., was allegedly told to euthanize dogs because of a downturn in business after the 2010 Olympic Games. This led to charges against the employee and post-traumatic stress. Read more.
Dogs euthanized with strychnine darts
Over a hundred people died from rabies in Bali, Indonesia. This happened in the 27-month period ending February 2011. The Outbreak News Today website says The Indonesian government efforts, particularly the mass vaccination of dogs, brought the number of reported cases down to only one human case in all of 2013. Read more.
Will not euthanize wolf-dogs that killed a Jack Russell
Emotions were running high at city hall. The Wish TV website said, Dozens of people showed up in support of both the woman whose Jack Russell Terrier was killed, as well as the wolf-dog owner. Read more.
Judge orders dog be euthanized after attack
A British Columbia judge ordered that a dog be euthanized and another dog be severely restricted after a smaller dog was attacked. The Okanagan Global News said Buddy is being returned to the owner on several conditions, including: the pit bull must be contained by a fence that’s at least five-feet high, the owner must take his pet training, the owner’s home must be locked at all times, and if the owner moves, he shall notify B.C. Animal Control. Read more.
Australia threatens to euthanize Johnny Depp’s dogs
Johnny Depp is in Australia filming another Pirates of the Caribbean film. The Daily Caller website says Johnny Depp brought his two Yorkshire terriers with him to Australia, and now the country is threatening to euthanize the animals if he doesn’t get them out by Saturday. Read more.
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