Thursday, October 05, 2006

These hotels take pets during storms

Hurricane hotels that accept pets — We've still got a few weeks to worry about the weather, but even if you don't have to evacuate the island, you may just want to know where you can get away easily and take Fido or Fluffy with you — without ruffin' it. So here's who's letting the dogs "inn."


Dogs Who Save People From Disasters

CANADA, October 5.- Looking like a small, golden plane coming in for a landing, Cooper leaps into the doggy pool, legs spread and tail flying. He splashes down with a satisfactory whump, climbs out and jumps back into the pool over and over again.

Barkley prefers to sprawl in the sun, and, although he appears to be perfectly relaxed, he constantly watches his owner, Flynn Lamont, and the activity around him.


Madden '07 event to help Katrina pets

Are you ready for some video-game football?

The Myrtle Beach Madden '07 charity tournament will be held Monday nights beginning Oct. 16 at Coastal Ale House for Xbox 360-playing couch potatoes who are tired of sitting on the sidelines.

Fittingly, that's the same reason tourney organizer David Barry got involved in the Hurricane Katrina relief effort in the first place.