July 15, 2010 03:07 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Two randomly-selected racing greyhounds tested positive for cocaine in Florida. The dogs’ trainers say it is because the dogs aren’t always under their watch. –cbs4.com

Animal autopsies are being conducted on hundreds of sea turtles and birds that have died in the Gulf of Mexico recently. If scientists can link the deaths to the oil spill, BP will have to pay more in penalties, but so far, the autopsies have not pointed to a precise cause. –New York Times

A New York City couple is suing their doggie day care service for $1 million. They claim that their 5-year-old French bulldog died after it was left in a van by day care workers. –New York Post

Twelve wild horses have died in Nevada during a roundup staged by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The agency says that the animals died due to dehydration or water intoxication. Activists are seeking a restraining order. –AP

VIDEO: Pacho the dog and Charlie the capybara, the world’s largest rodent, are the best of friends – they spend their time cooling off in the Amazon’s Napo River. Charlie can’t swim so Pacho makes sure his pal doesn’t fall into the deep end. –Tonic.com

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