Is Balotelli behind 5 figure dog’s home donation?

ITV:

Mario Balotelli has apparently shown his heart is in the right place after appearing to have made a generous donation to Manchester Dogs’ Home.

The millionaire ex-City striker who now plays for Liverpool is thought to have given a five-figure sum to the home after 60 dogs were killed in a blaze a week ago today…

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‘Poop & Pooches,’ a Magazine Devoted to Dog-Haters, Is a Hit in Germany

Wall Street Journal:

In 1992, four journalists sat at a local pub and played a drunken game: What’s the most absurd magazine title you can come up with?

After several rounds of Guinness, they agreed that in dog-crazy Germany a magazine devoted to dog haters would be pretty pointless. They even dreamed up a name: “Kot & Köter” in German, which translates to “Poop & Pooches”…

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Manchester Dogs’ Home: Simon Cowell ‘pledges £25,000′

BBC News:

Simon Cowell has pledged £25,000 to Manchester Dogs’ Home after it was devastated by a large fire, the centre has said.

The blaze on Thursday was tackled by 130 firefighters and claimed the lives of 60 animals…

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Man accused of cooking, feeding ex-girlfriend’s dog to her

News 10:

An apparently jilted boyfriend was arrested on stalking and animal cruelty charges after his ex-girlfriend claimed he told her via text message that he killed and cooked her dog before feeding it to her.

The woman contacted Redding police Sept. 9, telling them she was a victim of domestic violence and stalking by her 34-year-old ex-boyfriend Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh of Palo Cedro. She said she had been physically assaulted numerous times during their relationship which lasted several months, police Sgt. Todd Cogle said…

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World’s tallest dog dies aged five

Guardian:

A great dane from Michigan that held the title of world’s tallest dog has died aged five…

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Manchester Dogs’ Home: Social media campaign takes off as owners post dog selfies

Independent:

Animal lovers have taken to social media this morning to support Manchester Dogs’ Home – posting a selfie of themselves and their pet alongside their donation for the centre.

Donations for Manchester Dogs’ Home on one JustGiving page have exceeded half a million – and look set to continue…

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Trappers search for alligator that ate Orlando man’s pet dog

Click Orlando:

A trapper continues searching an Orlando lake Tuesday for an 11-foot alligator that ate a man’s 55-pound pit bull…

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Missing dog rescued from Devon cliff by RNLI

BBC News:

A dog which was missing for more than a week has been rescued from a cliff ledge and reunited with his owners.

Sprig the springer spaniel disappeared while out for a walk with his owners on 22 August near Foreland Point, Devon…

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Dog lead mother Jacqueline Angrave jailed after appeal

BBC News:

A mother who walked her daughter to school on a dog lead during a “campaign of cruelty” has been jailed at the second time of asking.

Jacqueline Angrave, 48, from Leicester, was convicted of two counts of child cruelty in July but was handed a suspended sentence…

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Dog owner does DIY surgery on his pet – without anaesthetic

Daily Mirror:

A dog owner performed surgery on his injured pet – without anaesthetic.

David Duckworth, 23, put 15 stitches in lurcher Tess’s chest after giving penicillin, which he wrongly thought would dull the pain…

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