These stories are worth a click.

These stories are worth a click:

* The family of Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman who was viciously attacked by a pet chimpanzee, is seeking $50 million in damages from the animal’s owner. – CNN

* Rep. Steve Kagen (D-Wis.), an allergist, has puppy advice for the Obamas: get a golden retriever and give it a crew cut. No dog is totally allergy-free, he says, so “If you’re going to get a dog, get a real dog.” – Washington Post

* Alaska officials, unable to lure enough aerial hunters to the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, have shot 30 wolves themselves and to eliminate 200 of 300 that live there–against the advice of the National Park Service. – Seattle Times

* National Poison Prevention Week: Keeping Pets Safe –

* Animal advocates say a feedlot in west Texas grotesquely keeps live horses crammed into pens that have dead horse bodies. Two horses a day die there. – Houston Chronicle

* Baltimore dog owner willed $1 million to care for pets who outlived their owners and another $700,000 for other animal causes. – Dogster