The Water Bowl: Record Crowd Cheers On Dog Surfing Champions; Plus: a Teenage Animal Impressionist!
A record 4,000 people attended the Dog Surfing World championships held in San Diego over the weekend. Money raised at the event will be used to send animal advocates on international trips to animal shelters and animal-rights group events.–Telegraph.com
Fourteen-year-old Michael Moloney's hilarious animal impressions have landed him a job at an audio production company. Click here to see him in action.–Winnipegsun.com
Fashion designer Erin Wasson says her dog Cream, a red-nosed American pitbull, inspired the colors in her new line of clothes. "I definitely took Cream as my muse this season," she says. Click here to watch Wasson talk about her pooch just before her designs hit the runway.–NYmag.com
The ASPCA says it tracked down animal cruelty suspect Donnell Walters via Facebook, months after he attacked his Yorkshire terrier following a dispute with a friend. The dog suffered from a broken leg but is recovering. Walters was arrested on Friday by the ASPCA.–Associated Press
Police in Florida have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with the theft of four monkeys and a parrot from the Palm Beach Zoo last week. Two others are under investigation, police said.–Associated Press