Albert Rizzi of New York was escorted off a US Airways plane in Philadelphia last Wednesday night, Nov. 13, with his guide dog, Doxy. According to CNN, other passengers on board became outraged with the flight-crew’s treatment of Rizzi. The flight was cancelled due to “safety concerns” regarding the angered passengers. Rizzi says he is considering a law-suit.
World Vets, a non-profit organization that provides care to animals in developing countries is sending help to the animals affected by Typhoon Haiyan. According the the organization’s website, on-the-ground teams, veterinary supplies and financial support are being sent in response to the devastating typhoon.
To help find a cure for canine cancer the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Pet Trust has created a new video inspired by the 1985 song, “We Are the World.” The video features a group of dogs all silently barking to the tear-jerking tune. Every donation made to the Pet Trust goes to fighting the disease which kills one out of four dogs (findavet.us).