The Water Bowl: Ted Kennedy Remembered As Dog Lover; Plus: Polar Bears Losing Pounds

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Senator Edward Kennedy was an animal advocate and dog lover who was often seen hanging out with his Portuguese Water Dogs, including his beloved pooch Splash who narrated his children’s book My Senator and Me.–L.A. Times Unleashed

New research shows that polar bears have shrunk in size over the last century because of “physical stresses” such as pollution.–BBC

Robin Starr, CEO of the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, is in hot water after doing the unthinkable this week: she accidentally left her 16-year-old dog in a hot car for four hours and he subsequently died of kidney failure.–

An 8-foot female manatee injured in an apparent watercraft collision is recovering at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. A team of biologists came to the rescue when they saw the 725-pounder laying on its side in the water.–

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