These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated September 25, 2009 02:27 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Surgeons at Boston’s Angell Animal Medical Center removed a 21-lb. tumor from a 13-year-old Labrador retriever named Warren, which they say was one-sixth of his body weight. “Warren had the largest external tumor that I have personally seen in my 35 years as a veterinary surgeon,” said Dr. Michael Pavletic.–

The Pacific republic of Palua is banning all commercial shark fishing in its waters. The ban will protect approximately 230,000 square feet of water, an area about the size of France.–BBC

The SPCA in Houston says it has rescued 1,045 animals from a home in Harris County, in what could be the largest animal rescue operation ever. A pony, puppies, chickens, parakeets, ducks, gerbils and snakes were saved in the raid that officials describe as “horrific.”–

A 13-year-old Pomeranian named Gizmo, deemed vicious by a Colorado court, has been banned from the city of Aspen for life. A judge said that if the pooch is spotted in Aspen again it will be put to death.–