These news stories are worth a click.

By People Staff
Updated January 13, 2009 03:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

* Obama wants a what water dog? The case against this novel, rare breed which is owned by Ted Kennedy. –Terrierman

* A New York City restaurant agreed to set free a 140-year old lobster they bought for $100 and used as a mascot. Reuters

* Solenodons–a rare mammal that looks like a shrew with a Pinocchio nose–have been found and filmed for the first time. Neither Dark Nor Light

* Chinese pet store recalls food for suspected aflatoxin poisoning –Associated Press

* Financially strapped horse owners are turning animals into rescue groups, under-feeding them, or setting them free. –The Citizen of Laconia

* The Humane Society is holding rallies outside Petland stores to pressure them to stop selling puppies. –Wayne Pacelle