The DogChannel Newswire (07-29-10)

Dogs saved from hoarders; stray finds home in a new country; and other news.

Seventy Dogs Rescued from ‘Animal Hoarders’
Animal shelter workers removed at least 70 dogs and puppies from a Greene County, Ind., mobile home where the residents had outfitted the interior with chain-link pens. Officials visited the home after receiving a complaint about the excessive number of dogs and puppies at the location. More >>

Dog from Exotic Caicos Islands Finds New Home in the U.S.
The stray dog named Wilma began her life without anyone to look after her on the streets and beaches of the Caicos Islands. Potcake Place, a dog-rescue organization based on the island of Providenciales, went to great lengths to connect Wilma with a good home in the United States. More >>

Girl’s Campaign Helps Dogs Get Oxygen Masks
Propelled two years ago by a news account of a dog that survived a fire because of a specially designed oxygen mask for pets, Monica Plumb of Powhatan, Va., conducted research, then raised funds so the five fire trucks in her county could carry similar equipment. More >>

L.A. Pooch Party Excludes Some Dogs
Downtown Los Angeles’ fourth annual Dog Day Afternoon welcomed the company of canines “of all shapes, sizes and faiths” — but the party was exclusively for the dogs of downtown residents, and admittance was granted to “social dogs only, please.” More >>

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