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Hundreds Answer Call to Help Blind Dog and Her Seeing-Eye Dog An animal shelter in the U.K. is trying to find a home for two Great Danes: Lily, who is blind, and Maddison, her guide dog. Lily, 6, became reliant on Maddison, 7, after a rare medical problem resulted in the removal of her eyeballs. "Everything they do involves close contact, they check in with each other all the time," Louise Campbell, the manager of Dogs Trust Shrewsbury, told the Associated Press. The shelter has had more than 200 calls about the pair. -- Read it at Fox News
Following the dangerous incident where a man allegedly released 56 wild animals before shooting himself last week, Ohio’s governor gave an executive order calling on state agencies to increase inspections and enforcement of state laws involving exotics. Just before the release of the order, the state’s veterinary medical association issued a statement saying the incident “serves as a reminder that Ohio's absence of meaningful regulation of exotic animals needs to be addressed in an appropriate and timely manner." -- Read it at DMV360
Gomez, who already has five rescue dogs and has been an animal rescue advocate, and Bieber rescued a 10-week-old husky mix from a Canadian shelter. -- Read it at People Pets
When a South Carolina family stopped for a passing freight train while driving home on Sunday night, they saw something moving on top of one of the boxcars. When they realized it was a puppy, they called 911 and followed the train. Once it was stopped, firefighters rescued a black Lab who appears to be about three months old. No one is sure how the pup ended up on the train, but he has found a new home with the family that saved him. -- Read it at Today
“La-La,” a Bengal tiger in China, had the four cubs nearly two months ago. White tigers, who have a recessive gene, tend to be bigger when they are born and as they grow older. -- See the photos at the Huffington Post
A lawsuit against New York City and the NYPD alleges that a police officer slapped its 7-pound miniature Doberman-Pomeranian mix out a third-story window in a failed drug raid. The dog survived, but his owner says Chuwie hasn’t been the same since. The NYPD declined to comment to the New York Post. -- Read it at the New York Post
“Illusion,” a 978-pound Florida manatee who has spent a year recovering at the Cincinnati Zoo, will be released back into the wild next month. -- See her photo at Today
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