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  • Critics divided on controversial sport of dog “weight-pulling”

    Critics divided on controversial sport of dog “weight-pulling”

    Dog weight pulling is where a dog is attached via harness to a wagon that’s loaded with heavy objects; the object is to see how far the animal can pull it in the fastest time.

  • Parents honor Sandy Hook victim with animal sanctuary

    Parents honor Sandy Hook victim with animal sanctuary

    June 14 marks the six-month anniversary of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people at the school, including 6 adults and 20 students, were killed. Catherine Violet Hubbard was one of those children. She was only 6-years-old when she died. Catherine would have turned 7 on her birthday, June 8. […]

  • Chicago “comfort dogs” sent to school shooting area

    Chicago “comfort dogs” sent to school shooting area

    Friday morning’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has left residents of the idyllic New England town heartbroken. As the people of Newtown attend vigils and leave tokens of remembrance at makeshift memorials near the elementary school, a Chicago-area group is hoping a little time with some canine friends will offer […]