Quick Hits: Putin's Pup Crashes Party, Aussie Camels Hit the Hose and More

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* Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s black Lab Koni snuck into a room laid out with fancy food for a party meeting and ate lots of pastries, cookies and desserts. – LATimes LAUnleashed

* People trying to give up their ill-controlled chimps after a horrific attack in Connecticut – and a $50 million suit against the owner – are (no surprise) finding them hard to place. – USAToday

* Wildlife officials are investigating whether Arizona researchers laid bait to attract Macho B, the last known U.S. jaguar. The old cat died just weeks after his collaring. – New York Times

* A Seattle couple quit their jobs to start Rolling Dog Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Montana for disabled pets. – ZooToo

* The shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh cops started with a call about a domestic disturbance involving a dog peeing on the floor. – CNN

* Some of Australia’s million feral camels have learned to enter rural communites and turn on hose faucets to drink. – Discovery

* New cancer-killing drug shows promise for dogs – and maybe humans. – Petside.com

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