Little dog lands a jetliner after biting people on plane

elaine | December 6, 2010

A dog accompanying an elderly New Jersey woman on a US Airways flight to Phoenix became agitated and bit a passenger and a flight attendant today, forcing the pilot to make an unexpected stop in Pittsburgh.
The 12-pound Manchester terrier named Mandy was riding in an approved carrier on Flight 522 from Newark, airline and local [...]

Greyhound kennel suing Massachusetts over racing ban

elaine | May 19, 2010

This is an article from the Boston Globe.  I think the horse racing point is very interesting, but as I have talked about in another story, the end of greyhound racing could have a bittersweet result for lovers of the breed whether they are for or against racing.  Fortunately,  people learned to love these great [...]

Travolta family dogs killed in freak accident

elaine | May 18, 2010

A spokesman for John Travolta says the actor’s two dogs were leashed when they were run over and killed at  Maine’s Bangor International Airport.
Paul Bloch said Tuesday that the dogs were being walked from the tarmac to a grassy area when the accident happened last Thursday.  The city says a service vehicle struck and killed [...]

Dogs stuck in gold mine are out and back home

elaine | April 15, 2010

     
       Two dogs that were trapped in a gold mine shaft near Cripple Cripple have gotten out and animal control took them home.
Yesterday rescuers were trying to coax the dogs out of a Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mine with   food, treats and water. It didn’t work.
      Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Mikel Baker said officials couldn’t go [...]