Study: Dogs Reduce Stress in Heart Patients By 24 Percent


The New York Times reports that a formal Dallas study shows that dogs reduced stress for heart patients by 24 percent.
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Early Season Mines Peak, Colorado, Avalanche Fatal to Man and Dog


WCF Courier reports an early early avalanche on Mines Peak in Colorado killed Samuel Teetzen of Littleton, CO, and his pet golden retriever.
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Glacier Grizzly Mom Spared After Attack on Hikers


Helenair reports a female grizzly that attacked and injured two California hikers in August in Glacier National Park will be spared because authorities believe she reacted to a perceived threat to her two cubs.
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2 Show Doberman Pinschers Lose 50 Pounds After Being 13 Days on Glastenbury Mountain in Vermont

Boston.com reports 2 Doberman Pinschers lost 50 pounds after being lost 13 days on Glastenbury Mountain in Vermont.
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Bear Spray Spares Yellowstone Hikers in Grizzly Attack


The AP reports say two hikers near Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone were attacked fully stride by a grizzly bear which relented after being sprayed in the face by bear spray.
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Rash of Banff Grizzly Attacks in Suprise Encounters With Sows and Cubs


The Globe and Mail reports a grizzly with a sow attacked hikers on a trail in Banff.
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Swiss Hikers Told To Sing Show Tunes to Scare Away Bears


Ananova reports flyers are telling Swiss hikers to sing showtunes — particularly songs from “The Sound of Music” to scare away bears.
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Hikers Videotaped High Point Bear Attack


Philadelphia NBC10 reports hikers videotaped the High Point bear attack for 30 seconds before coming to the victim’s assistance.
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NJ Kills Bear That Attacked AT Camper at High Point


Newsday reports that a bear who attacked an AT camper at High Point has been destroyed.
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WV Fishermen Cut Short Trip After Bear Drinks Their Beer


The Charleston Daily Mail reports two West Virginia fishermen cut short their trip after a bear drank their Coors Light beer and ate their food.
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