Therapy dog used in court raised legal questions

elaine | August 8, 2011

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.(New York Times) — Rosie, the first judicially approved courtroom dog in New York, was in the witness box here nuzzling a 15-year-old girl who was testifying that her father had raped and impregnated her. Rosie sat by the teenager’s feet. At particularly bad moments, she leaned in.
When the trial ended in June with [...]

The story of Oreo

elaine | November 16, 2009

It started as a story of triumph.  A dog is thrown from the roof of a 6-story building in Brooklyn, New York and survived.  It was the kind of story that you would see in movie or read in a book.  Super dog lives through a unthinkable abuse and lives happily ever after.  That is [...]