January 20, 2009 08:55 PM

Quick Hits: Willie Nelson and horse rescue; Mexican homeless dogs

These animal stories are worth a click:

* Willie Nelson asks fans to support Equine Outreach a no-kill horse shelter, which has been battered wind and financial storms.–KTVZ

* A documentary on Mexican homeless dogs shows their horrible situation: they are euthanized by electrocution and male dogs not neutered for fear it will make them “gay.” Save A Mexican Mutt offers a way to adopt them.–LA Times

* Gray wolves have been taken off the endangered species list in some states just before Bush leaves office; Obama could reverse decision.–Discovery

* Pet Connection slams vet columnist telling an expectant mom to dump her cats and perpetuating the myth that cats smother babies to death.–Pet Connection

* A puppy may be coming to the White House, but pets aren’t allowed at the inauguration.–Washington Humane Society

* A senior, toy poodle survived three weeks in an airport car; owner given ticket and surrenders custody.–Burlington Free Press

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