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Veterans help 29 Alaska wolf-dogs overcome abuse, build new lives at Cal sanctuary

LOS ANGELES — It’s been three months since a California animal rescue center retrieved 29 wolf-dogs from an Alaska tourist attraction that had fought the state over owning, breeding and selling the wolf-hybrids. Chains were so deeply embedded in the necks of two of the animals that they had to be surgically removed. Many developed limps because they’d never used the pads of their feet.  Continue reading

Three in Alaska charged with illegal possession of wolf hybrids

[large thumbnail url=”three-in-alaska-charged-with-illegal-possession-of-wolf-hybrids” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”20″] [thumbnail icon url=”three-in-alaska-charged-with-illegal-possession-of-wolf-hybrids” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”20″] Alaska State Troopers cited three Southcentral residents this week for illegal possession of wolf hybrids. The charges came before and after authorities searched a Palmer-area business for evidence the owner is illegally raising and selling wolves or hybrid, wolf-dog mixes.

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North Carolina county bans wolf-hybrids

[large thumbnail url=”north-carolina-county-bans-wolf-hybrids” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”north-carolina-county-bans-wolf-hybrids” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”10″] A story which appeared on the Asheville Citizen-Times Web site outlines how a ban in Henderson County is impacting local shelters.

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“Twilight” star owns wolf hybrids

Kristen Stewart, star of the “Twilight” movie series, appeared on David Letterman’s show where he confronted her about the fact her family owns wolf-hybrids.  

David Letterman seemed determined to paint Stewart’s wolf hybrids as dangerous animals. Partially to get laughs, but there was a definite slant to the interview.

Stewart did try to point out that the animals “really are, like, hard to take care of.” And when Letterman suggested people were picking up phones to get themselves a wolf dog, she pleaded “Please don’t do that.”

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