The Water Bowl: Can a Ferret Be a Service Animal? Plus, Police Dog OD’s on Meth

updated 10/28/2009 AT 10:29 AM ET

originally published 10/28/2009 AT 10:30 AM ET

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A North Carolina couple that relies on a ferret as a service animal was asked to leave a mall because of the ferret. –wnct.com

A California police dog suffered a seizure after ingesting a toxic amount of methamphetamine. –ktla.com

Bolivia is the first country to prohibit the use of all animals in the circus. Questions remain as to what will happen to the animals once they are freed. –Time.com

TV’s America’s Funniest Home Videos says that dogs are funnier than cats – out of 260 animal winners, dogs numbered 136, while cats were just 34. –AP via google.com

Portland Trail Blazers Greg Oden, Travis Outlaw and Jeff Pendergraph love their dogs…and snakes! –oregonlive.com

Bob Barker gave $1 million to his alma mater to establish an animal rights endowment. –ozarksfirst.com