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Greenies Dog Litigation Over

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Lawsuit Over Greenies Alleged Health Risks To Dogs Settled DogExplorer.com News – A confidential settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit over the alleged risks to dog health caused by the product known as Greenies. Intended to be an attractive chew that also cleans the dog’s teeth thus promoting dental health, numerous media reports have highlighted assertions that serious health risks were posed by use of the product. Packaged and sold as digestible, some owners have claimed that description is false and has lead to the serious sickness and even deaths of numerous dogs. Maker S&M NuTec had claimed when used as directed and correctly sized for the dog the product was safe. Mars Inc., purchased S&M NuTec in 2006. The class action lawsuit was brought by 10 owners. Greenies are now packaged in a way that...

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Vick Pleas Guilty To Dogfighting Charges In Federal Court

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DogExplorer.com News – Michael Vick’s guilty plea agreement is now a part of the public record. The quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons admitted in the federal court filing to conspiracy as part of a dogfighting ring and playing a role in killing pit bulls that failed to win dog fights. His plea makes clear that Vick and two co-defendants killed 6-8 dogs by either hanging or drowning them. Today the NFL suspended Michael Vick indefinitely without pay, the commissioner calling Vick’s conduct “reprehensible.” See the video: Dog Video Please visit this thread in our forum for discussion about this dog fighting and animal welfare story: Michael Vick Dogfighting Charges. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Sojourner Farms raw dog food, Karma Organics dog food, and premium Merrick dog food for...

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Dogs and Puppies Seized In Maine Puppy Mill Raid

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DogExplorer.com News – Over 200 puppies and adult dogs have been seized in an operation to rescue the animals from a Maine puppy mill. The conditions were described as squalid and the dogs were said to have mange. Owners of the Buxton, Maine, business face 17 charges of animal cruelty. See the video: Dog Video Please visit our forum for discussion about this dog and animal welfare story: Dog Forum. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Sojourner Farms raw dog food, Karma Organics dog food, and premium Merrick dog food for you to consider. The dog picture contest has now ended for the...

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Knicks Marbury Says Michael Vick OK, Dogfighting a Sport

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DogExplorer.com News – Published reports claim New York Knicks guard Stephon Marbury told a New York TV station that dogfighting is a sport no different than hunting and that Michael Vick is “… a good human being.” The comments were made during an event to promote Marbury’s basketball shoe. Please visit this thread in our forum for discussion about this dog fighting and animal welfare story: Michael Vick Dogfighting Charges. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Sojourner Farms raw dog food, Karma Organics dog food, and premium Merrick dog food for you to consider. The dog picture contest has now ended for the...

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Vick Will Plead Guilty To Dogfighting

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DogExplorer.com News – NFL star quarterback Michael Vick’s lawyer has issued a statement saying “I announce today that he (Vick) has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors regarding the charges pending against him, ” defense attorney Billy Martin stated. “Mr. Vick has agreed to enter a plea of guilty to those charges and accept full responsibility for his actions and the mistakes he has made” Vick’s co-defendants have all plead guilty and signed statements implicating Vick in dog fight activities, as well as acts of cruelty in the deaths of unsuccessful dogs owned by Vick’s dogfighting enterprise. Please visit this thread in our forum for discussion about this dog fighting and animal welfare story: Michael Vick Dogfighting Charges. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Sojourner Farms raw dog food, Karma...

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Dog Attack At Ving Rhames Home Alleged

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DogExplorer.com News – It appears there was a fatal dog attack on a man working for actor Ving Rhames, according to statements issued by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Early Friday morning, August 3, 2007, an unidentified party called the LAPD to report a body found at the actor’s Brentwood, California, home. The victim may have been responsible for caring for the dogs and thus been known to them. The LAPD statements indicate that the dogs were mastiffs, but which variety of mastiff is unclear. Actor Rhames was quoted in an earlier Time magazine article stating that he had eight Fila Brasileiro mastiffs, which may provide some clue. According to local animal control authorities, four mastiffs were taken from the actor’s home while two are suspected of being involved in the alleged attack. It is very important for...

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