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Quick Hits: First Pup's Trainer Calls Spotlight 'Surreal'; Plus, Reward for Carjacked Leopard

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* Bo’s trainer, Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz, says her new high-profile life is “surreal.” – USA Today

* A rare Asian leopard cat was in an SUV carjacked in Florida. The owner is offering a $90,000 reward for the cat, which he says was a gift from a Russian business partner and worth $350,000. Only a few thousand of these live in the wild in Russia near China. – AFP

* Red squirrels have become so rare in southern England that the Wildwood Trust, a wildlife park near Canterbury, now has a captive breeding program. This year’s babies, which will be released, are ready for visitors. – BBC

* Selenium was the substance in an injection that killed the 21 polo ponies in Florida. – LATimes LAUnleashed

* Citizens in Berlin use humor to draw attention to the city’s dog poop problem. – The Local

* The International Fund for Animal Welfare is raising two orphaned jackals found on an Indian tea estate and initially kept as pets by workers. – IFAW

* How to puppy proof your home: a checklist. – Petside.com