These stories are worth a click.

By People Staff
Updated February 27, 2009 03:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

* Michael Vick has been approved for release to home confinement, possibly in May. –

* Owners of Portuguese Water dogs worry about the “Obama Effect” which they say could mean a rise in shady breeding practices. –

* Washington State passes a bill to protect pets in domestic restraining orders because some abusers specifically target animals. – AP

* Dale Bozzio, from the ’80s band Missing Persons, is charged with animal cruelty after cops found dead and dying cats in her home. – AP

* Chimp owners defend the practice of having them as pets, but many have had harrowing attacks, too. – New York Times