These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated July 02, 2010 05:03 PM

These stories are worth a click:

A vacationing hiker was 300 feet underground in an Arizona canyon when he came across an emaciated puppy close to death. Working alone, the hiker rescued the dog, who is now recovering. –Today Show

Recall Alert: Feline’s Pride is recalling its raw food with ground bone and chicken formula for cats and kittens due to salmonella contamination. –AP

A professional Russian diver is taking his dog with him out to sea, and the miniature dachshund has his own custom wetsuit and oxygen tank! The dog, named Boniface, would get upset when his owner went diving, so his owner decided to take him along. –Mail Online

Two wild deer were spotted running around the service lot of a Target store in New York City’s Bronx borough. The animals were eventually sedated and taken to Animal Care & Control. –New York Daily News

Three-legged dogs are teaching walking robots a thing or two about movement. Scientists are using infrared cameras to analyze how dogs cope with the loss of a limb, and hope to use this knowledge in programming robots to deal with injury. –

Environmental groups have started the process to sue BP, the Coast Guard and other agencies involved in the effort to clean up the Gulf of Mexico’s oil spill. They contend that oil is being burned without first checking for endangered turtles in the water, and that turtles are being burned alive. –SFGate: City Brights