The DogChannel Newswire (10-20-08)

Marine to receive dog trained by inmates; pets stressed over economy; and other news.

Wounded Marine to Receive Dog Trained by Inmates
The first military prison-trained service dog will be presented to its owner, a wounded Camp Lejeune Marine. Cpl. Chris Gray was scheduled to take full custody of Rocio (pronounced rocksy), an 18-month-old Lab mix, Friday at a ceremony at the Camp Lejeune brig, The Associated Press reports.
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Trial to Open in Spat Over Dog-Walking Etiquette
A spat between neighbors over whether one of them allowed her dogs to use the other’s lawn as a latrine was scheduled to go to trial Friday afternoon in Calvert County District Court, the Washington Post reports.
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Guess Who’s Feeling Economy Stress? Your Pet
The economy, the election, and myriad other problems are really stressing out … pets. When humans get stressed, often their pets take on that stress, too, MSNBC reports.
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Ike Relief Worker Killed in Dog Rescue To Be Cremated
A loner hailed as a hero by animal lovers after he died trying to rescue three dogs is to be cremated next week and memorialized with a veterinary paramedic scholarship at Houston Community College, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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K9 Unit Sniffs Out $750,000 in Cocaine
A Louisiana woman is in jail in Cumberland County after Pennsylvania State Police called in a canine unit and seized $750,000 worth of cocaine from her car Wednesday morning, Chambersburg (Pa.) Public Opinion reports.
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