The DogChannel Newswire (10-18-07)

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DeGeneres Dog Drama Continues
A dogfight that pits talk show host Ellen DeGeneres against an animal shelter is heating up as the shelter owner says she’s received death threats and is afraid for her safety, ABC News reports.
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Arizona Man Invents Bike Seat for Dogs
Dog owners are barking the praises of an Arizona man for coming up with a unique way for them to ride their bikes and bring their dogs at the same time, The Arizona Republic reports.
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Two Arrested, 46 Dogs Seized in Dogfighting Bust
Police arrested two men and confiscated 46 dogs in a raid on a Memphis, Tenn., home after a neighbor complained someone at the house pointed a weapon at him, The Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel reports.
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Disabled Girl’s Therapy Dog Killed by Pit Bull
A dog that helped predict the seizures of a 3-year-old blind girl afflicted with cerebral palsy was killed after a neighbor’s pit bull escaped and attacked the Chihuahua, The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Loss of Leg Doesn’t Stop Champion Hunting Dog
Pheasant hunting season brings out the best in Tess, a 5-year-old German Wirehaired Pointer who became a national champion despite the loss of one leg, The Sioux Falls (S.D.) Argus Leader reports.
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