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Sam, the World’s Ugliest Dog, Has Passed Away

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A DogExplorer.com Exclusive Sam, a Chinese Crested Dog entered in our World’s Ugliest Dog contest and known throughout the world as Sam, the World’s Ugliest Dog, has passed away. He was nearly fifteen. We were notified of his death during a phone call with his owner, Susie Lockheed, today. Anyone who has spent anytime with Susie and Sam would know that she adored him, and, he adored her. Sam helped Susie through some difficult health issues and Susie also credits him for helping her find her fiance. In addition to the love she showered on the little dog, Susie likely also saved his life when her fostering him on a temporary basis turned into an adoption. Sam was getting on in years, not the most social of dogs and very hard to adopt out as a result. Susie saw...

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Animal Control Agency Accused of Cruel Euthanasia

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The Lincoln Courier (Illinois) is reporting that the Logan County Animal Control agency is accused of inhumane euthanasia procedures and other irregularities. According to the paper, at least one speaker at a recent public meeting claimed that Animal Control administrator Dr. Lester Thomson performed euthanasia incorrectly by plunging a lethal injection into the...

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Author of New Mexico’s Dangerous Dog Law Attacked by Own Dogs

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According to wire service reports, Bob Schwartz, the man credited with authoring a new law making owners of dangerous dogs potentially liable to felony criminal charges, was attacked and injured so severely by his own dogs that he has been hospitalized. The published reports indicate that Schwartz, who is New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s crime advisor, suffered bites on both arms but that his prognosis for recovery looked good. The Associated Press is reporting that Schwartz has three dogs: a boxer and two English bulldogs. No information is available about which of the dogs were involved in the attack. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of raw dog food, organic dog food, and other great dog foods for you to consider. Please support DogExplorer.com with a donation. The dog picture contest...

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World’s Ugliest Dog Picture Contest

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DogExplorer.com is pleased to announce our first of what we hope will be a regular series of fun and friendly contests. Registered users are welcome to enter our World’s Ugliest Dog Picture Contest. While we don’t think there are any truly ugly dogs, some have a certain, um, well, kisser, that appeals most to mom and their human mom’s and dad’s. Let’s see ‘um folks, bring those hairy, bald, smushed, droopy, wet, sloppy, entirely lovable pooch faces our way. You may even win a little something for the furry person in your life. Please review our (hopefully) simple rules for entry below and then click on the link on the left hand menu for our Dog Picture Gallery. Once there, you must register (it is completely free as is entry in the contest) to enter and upload or vote...

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World’s Ugliest Dog Picture Contest

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DogExplorer.com is pleased to announce our first of what we hope will be a regular series of fun and friendly contests. Registered users are welcome to enter our World’s Ugliest Dog Picture Contest. While we don’t think there are any truly ugly dogs, some have a certain, um, well, kisser, that appeals most to mom and their human mom’s and dad’s. Let’s see ‘um folks, bring those hairy, bald, smushed, droopy, wet, sloppy, entirely lovable pooch faces our way. You may even win a little something for the furry person in your life. Please review our (hopefully) simple rules for entry below and then click on the link on the left hand menu for our Dog Picture Gallery. Once there, you must register (it is completely free as is entry in the contest) to enter and upload or vote...

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