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Image: blog.sina.com I'm a little late posting this, but it's just as irresistible as when the pictures first came out: an old refrigerator recycled into a dog house for a puppy that had nowhere to sleep. Inhabitat reports that the Y-town folks in China have been designing furniture from recycled fridges (and other recycled materials, including electronic waste) for years, so when they offered Chuichui a home but...Read the full story on TreeHugger
Photo via 7sur7 Every day in China, countless dogs are cooked and eaten -- part of a culinary tradition that dates back thousands of years. Rarely, however, has the grim reality of the cruelties these animals face been so horrifically displayed. The image of a woman cooking a live puppy outside a public marketplace has struck a powerful chord among Chinese...Read the full story on TreeHugger
Image: created by author using images under CC from jbcurio and Nevada Tumbleweed Stunned headlines followed news that Leona Helmsley's dog, Trouble, became a millionare in her own right after the "Queen of Mean" left her pet $12 million in her will. But doggy do-gooders everywhere looked forward to an even bigger jackpot when it appeared that Helmsley's entire trust, valued at $5 to 8 billion in 2008, would be dedicated to caring for the welfare of dogs. However, of $450 million in funds disburse...Read the full story on TreeHugger
Photo: akk_rus / cc Kosovo's capital city, Pristina, has a dog problem. Throughout the city, roving packs of stray canines scour the streets, occasionally attacking humans, many of whom live in fear of the feral animals. Last year, after an infant was mauled to death by a group of dogs, residents demanded their city leadership to take action -- and they did, but not everyone is happy about the solution. Particularly since that solution involves an armed militia of dog hunters gunning down man's best friend at an alarming rate....Read the full story on TreeHugger