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Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

By Isabella Jackson

November 19, 2014

Bringing up a young dog is an investment in the future.  Owners expect the hours spent training, housebreaking and cleaning up after a puppy to pay off with years of companionship as both dog and owner age. But Art Connolley’s relationship with Busey, a black Schnauzer-Labrador mix, is different. Busey is ...

Family files lawsuit in police shooting of dog

By Brittney Nadler

November 20, 2013

A lawsuit was filed on Nov. 8 against the City of Champaign and Champaign Police Officer Andre Davis for a case that occurred on Nov. 17, 2012 in which Davis allegedly fatally shot a Champaign family’s almost 6-year-old dog. The dog was a Chocolate Labrador named Dog, owned by Applied Health Sciences office man...