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Egypt’s once-reviled street dogs get chance at a better life

By ISABEL DEBRE | February 20, 2020

CAIRO (AP) — Karim Hegazi spends his days in a Cairo clinic taking care of animals long considered a menace in Egypt.Stray dogs roam in almost every Cairo neighborhood — lurking in construction sites, scavenging through trash and howling nightly atop...

Letter to the Editor: All animals deserve fair treatment

By Jordan Lombardo and DeKalb resident | June 27, 2015

For those of you who don’t know, the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which took place in Yulin, China, was a week-long celebration of the Summer Solstice in which participants cooked up and consumed large amounts of dog meat — an event that was started only...

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