April 30, 2009 02:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

* Master Yogi Bera, a Lab-mix who is the mascot for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, was ejected from a game for going to the bathroom on the field. “I hope this doesn’t get him down,” said general manager Donald Moore. “You know, he’s volunteering his time out there, so I hope he doesn’t get fined too much.” – ZooToo

* Jack Russells and other terriers played a big role in keeping rats out of trenches during war, a new historical article shows. – Terrierman

* Off-duty New York City firefighter uses ladder to put baby owlet back in its nest. – City Birder

* Is the FDA investigating complaints about Nutro and the pet food recall or not? We’re hearing different stories. – Pet Connection Blog

* Pets are a classic excuse given to judges from people who have parked illegally in England. Parrots (removing permits), puppies (and their need to be watched) and pythons (going to the vet) were some recent ones. – Telegraph

* Generations of Pakistani families help protect the remaining 1,200 endangered, blind Indus dolphins. Barges, food sources reduced by fishermen, pollution and increasingly shallow water all pose a threat to the fresh water dolphins that hunt with sonar. – AFP

* Are puppy hiccups normal? – Petside.com

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