Leona Helmsley estate distributes $136M to mainly medical charities; $1M to dogs

Helmsley estate: $136M to charity, $1M to dogs

NEW YORK — Real estate baroness Leona Helmsley’s estate gave away $136 million Tuesday to hospitals, foundations and the homeless and left $1 million to animal charities, prompting one advocate to accuse the estate of failing to honor the hotel tycoon’s wishes.

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Dog forced Argentine federal court to stop work

Dog paralyses Argentine court by eating legal brief
A dog belonging to a court employee picked the wrong thing to have for lunch when it ate an important document in a major tax fraud case, thus paralysing a federal court in Buenos Aires for a day, a media report said.

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Return our dolphins, Russian owners tell Egypt aquarium

MOSCOW - Russian owners of three dolphins have appealed to the Egyptian Justice Ministry seeking the return of the marine mammals, which they say are being kept in Egypt illegally, a Russian daily said Monday.

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Afghan hound gets Supreme Court nod for dog show participation

NEW DELHI - Less than a fortnight after the Supreme Court barred Mumbai’s civic body from randomly killing street dogs, an Afghan hound Tuesday secured the apex court’s nod for participating in a series of fashion parades of canines here, from which the Madras High Court had barred it.

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Dog had to die: to get rid of merciless cruelty

It’s a story of a poor Pit Bull dog who proved through death that human could be more dangerous than Pit Bulls.

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Gene therapy can help transform elderly dog run like a puppy

Think about your old Fido, who used to be a champion of the show, but now it is difficult for him to have even a slow walk with you. His lively eyes wants to run and jump but body is not permitting.

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Adelaide man found guilty for dog’s steel trap injury

A man from Salisbury North has been found guilty of setting a steel trap which injured a neighbour’s dog.
Bradley Wennan, of Salisbury North in Adelaide, set four illegal jaw traps at his suburban property.

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What will happen to your helpless pet if you die unexpectedly

For most animals, life after their humans companions is not easy, sometimes it’s like horror stories.

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To Kill Pet Pudgie He Used Microwave

A New Zealand teen used a microwave to kill a pet budgie he stole from a school classroom.

Ashley James Daldy, 18, pleaded guilty to eight charges of burglary and one of cruel treatment of an animal in the North Island city of Hamilton, the Waikato Times newspaper reported.
Prosecutors told Hamilton District Court that Daldy had broken into the school where he was once a pupil on three occasions, stealing the bird, computer equipment and a video.

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Is Pig Pest Or Pet?

A Carbon County woman, Elizabeth Yanoski, has gone to court to keep her pet pig, Hamlet. The question boils down to this: Is a pig a pest or a pet?

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