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Stray Dog Rescued in Mumbai

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An old stray dog was wounded in the Mumbai attacks and rescued. Sadly, he is the lucky one in a city filled with starving strays. Sheru was a stray dog hit by an errant bullet when two gunmen opened fire in a crowded railway station during the first night of the assault. Some may ask why a dog is being saved when so many human lives were lost," said J.C. Tags: India animal rescue strays dogs

Mexican Border Town Offers Tax Exemption for Euthanizing Dogs

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There's a stray dog problem in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. If you bring in the dog for euthanization, you get a tax exemption.hooray! Mexican border town has a big dog problem, and it’s not sure what to do about it. There are about 70,000 stray dogs roaming San Luis Rio Colorado in northern Mexico. That’s one dog for every two inhabitants, according to the BBC. euthanization mexico animal cruelty spay/neuter strays dogs

Documentary Spotlights Plight of Mexican Dogs

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The hourlong film is an unflinching commentary on the overpopulation of stray dogs in Mexico, who even outnumber us humans in some regions. Macho culture, argues {Dallas-based director Bill} Buchanan, goes some way to explaining why Mexicans are so reluctant to sterilize their male dogs. There is a common belief in Mexico, according to his narrative, that sterilizing a male dog will make the dog "gay." Tags: animal abuse mexico dogs

Selena Gomez Auction For the Dogs of Puerto Rico

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We've blogged quite a bit here about the poor conditions for stray dogs in Puerto Rico. She is currently having an auction to benefit Island Dog Inc. Here is Island Dog's site. Tags: puerto rico dogs

Hope For Paws and Planet Blue

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Do you remember the heartwarming rescue video of Fiona the blind dog? The rescue group who helped Fiona, Hope for Paws, is teaming up with Planet Blue to help spread the word and raise awareness of the overwhelming population of stray dogs.

Awkward Fostering

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Especially it is associated with dogs, which may raise kids of other species and even of scary and dangerous representatives of wildlife! Dogs are likely to be true-born wet-nurses; in particular, it is related to whelp dogs, which are often used as step-mothers for young predators in the Zoos. It turns out that people are not the only ones, who can adopt children – animals are good at this as well.

Forget About Equal, How About Alive

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You may have seen "Dog," posted by Stephanie. When I saw " From Science, Plenty of Cows but Little Profit " this morning in the New York Times , I immediately thought of "Dog." We here in America claim we love dogs. If not, here it is.