The DogChannel Newswire (11-09-10)

Cesar Millan’s dog denied entrance to Ontario, Canada; kennel with rare dogs shut down; other news.

Cesar Millan’s Dog Denied Entry Into Ontario, Canada
The Dog Whisperer’s trusted sidekick, Junior, who goes with him from town to town rehabilitating dogs and training people was refused entry into Ontario, Canada. Junior is perceived to be a “pit bull.” The McGuinty government is determined to uphold its amendments to the Dog Owners’ Liability Act (2005), popularly referred to as the “pit bull” ban, Orangeville Citizen reports.
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Some Phoenix Residents Want Dog Park at Former Hotel Site
More than 1,200 people who live, work and play in downtown Phoenix have a signed a petition asking a dog park be built on the site of the former Ramada Hotel. The proposed dog park would be built on an empty lot, right now occupied by construction equipment and dirt, a couple of blocks south on Taylor Street, reports.
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Dogs Being Bred to Fight, Fears Calgary Humane Society
The head of the Calgary Humane Society is worried that a recent raft of online advertisements for large, aggressive dogs could be a sign that the animals are being used to fight. The shelter has received dogs with injuries and scarring that suggests they were used to fight, said executive director Patricia Cameron, CBC news reports.
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Kennel with 68 Rare Dogs Shut Down
A Franklin County kennel that was housing 68 dogs of an extremely rare breed has been shut down for operating without a license, state officials announced Thursday. The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement said the owner of the kennel in Willow Hill, Pa., also failed to license and vaccinate the dogs against rabies as required by law, reports.
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