Thursday, November 13, 2008

Nonprofit aims to stop inhumane dog and cat breeders

At the PLP yesterday, Sen. Betzold talked a lot about a bill he is trying to get passed that will regulate larger dog and cat breeding operations in MN.

We learned about a nonprofit, AnimalFolksMN, that is working to stop inhumane breeding practices and get the bill passed. Please check out the website to learn more and sign the petition.

Legal internship with Humane Society of US

The position is unpaid and located in D.C. It is also listed in Symplicity. Link to HSUS website.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Service dogs for veterans

NY Times photo story about service dogs for veterans.

Pet dog randomly shot in Rochester

Pioneer Press story here.

Local story about stray pitbull nursing abandoned pups

Read the story and see photos here. It's always a nice surprise when the media reports this kind of story instead of just the bad stuff.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

The politics of picking a puppy

Read the NY Times story about what kind of dog the Obamas should choose here.