Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:16
The Louisiana SPCA is warning New Orleans residents that several unauthorized groups have entered the city to remove pets from people's properties, presenting themselves as animal rescuers.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/15/2008 - 20:05
There's been a barrage of bad news on the economic front this week, with inflation growing at the fastest rate in 17 years, average weekly wages posting the the biggest year-over-year decline since November 1990, and the number of people receiving unemployment benefits at the highest level in almost five years.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/08/2008 - 19:09
A three-legged mutt named Cassidy underwent experimental surgery at the N.C. State College of Veterinary Medicine last month -- a high-tech procedure that one day could help military veterans and other people who have lost limbs.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/01/2008 - 20:46
One of my dogs recently had her regular check-up at our veterinarian's office, where despite my oft-stated concerns over pesticide safety I was convinced to buy an expensive product to keep fleas, ticks and mosquitoes at bay during this exceptionally buggy summer.
It's perfectly safe, the doctor assured me.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/25/2008 - 19:56
There's been considerable attention paid to the role played by private security firms in the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As it turns out, one such firm is also helping with the stateside war against dogfighting.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 07/19/2008 - 00:05
When we launched our Friday dogblogging feature earlier this year, we mentioned Southerners' special love for canines. But an honest understanding of dogs' history in our region also recognizes how the animals were used to brutalize Southerners and Southern progress.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/11/2008 - 21:39
Tough spay and neuter laws in many states have dramatically reduced the number of unwanted puppies languishing in animal shelters. But in North Carolina, weak laws have created an enormous homeless puppy problem.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/20/2008 - 21:01
Helena-West Helena is an east Arkansas Delta community going through hard times. The seat of Phillips County, one of the state's poorest counties, it got its hyphenated name two years ago after two cash-strapped towns merged in hopes of improving the local economy, which has struggled since the closing of the Mohawk Rubber Co. back in the 1970s.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/13/2008 - 21:11
There have been fresh developments in two high-profile cases of dog abuse by men in uniform -- incidents that just happened to be caught on camera.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 20:23
If the tragic dogfighting case involving football star Michael Vick can be said to have anything resembling a silver lining, maybe this is it.