Quick Hits: Kansas Mayor Shoots Two Dogs; Dog Gene May Help Wolves

These stories are worth a click.

These stories are worth a click:

* Mayor of a Kansas town is charged with felony cruelty for shooting two dogs. He had gotten a complaint that the dogs had chased kids. – ZooToo

* Scientists report that wolves have acquired a gene for dark coat color by mating with dogs that could help them survive in new in environments. – BBC News

* Animal behaviorist group calls the Dog Whisperer’s methods of dominance training outdated. – Pet Connection

* Arkansas makes animal cruelty a felony. – Dogster

* NYC bald eagle covered in mystery substance is doing ok with rehabber, but can’t be released until his summer molt. – Pale Male Irregulars

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