Bite-happy dog terrorizing Chelsea building
Article from New York Daily News:
Marcus Santos /New York Daily News
Dr. Amy Bleyer and her rescued dog, Bolt. Residents of Bleyer’s building say the dog’s vicious, has bitten several people and want the crazed canine gone.
This dog’s bite is much, much worse than its bark — and a lot more piercing, too.
Residents of a W. 27th St. building are running scared from Bolt, the chomp-crazy canine accused of biting eight people over the last two years while menacing his owner’s neighbors.
“We’ve all been made to live in terror,” said rattled resident John Kalish.
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Kalish, 60, said the Cujo of Chelsea tore a totebag from his hand during a dreadful December elevator ride.
“The dog started barking at me,” the freelance radio reporter recounted. “I was in one co…………………continues on New York Daily News
One-of-a-Kind Aztec Dog Burials Found in Mexico
Article from National Geographic:
A. R. Williams
Archaeologists in Mexico City have made an extraordinary discovery—the skeletons of 12 dogs all mysteriously buried together more than 500 years ago, in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.
Dog burials have been uncovered before at archaeological digs, but this is a first such finding not associated with a building or a human burial, according to a report published in Spanish last week by Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).
Dogs were important symbolically in Aztec mythology. They were believed to serve their masters even after death, guiding the soul of the deceased through the many hazardous layers of the underworld to reach Mictlan, the place of the dead. Also, a god known as Xolotl—sometimes depicted with the head of a dog—had strong ties to the underworld.
Whether the Aztecs associated the buried dogs with such symbolism is still unknown. The researchers hope that the burial offers deeper insights into how dogs were regarded by the r…………………continues on National Geographic
Dog recovering after front legs riddled with shotgun pellets
Dr. Sarah Boyd, the shelter's Director of Shelter Health & Wellness, says that while both of the dog's front legs were injured, his left front leg has a "massive, infected wound" as a result of a gunshot wound at close range. "We are doing all we can …
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