Dogs

Arts & Culture
4:27 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

VIDEO: Milwaukeeans Mush through Local Park with Door County Sled Dogs

The Door County Sled Dogs train and give rides on their all-terrain golf cart in Milwaukee's Kletzsch Park.
Stephanie Lecci

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci introduces us to the Door County Sled Dogs.

Milwaukeeans who want to experience an authentic sled-dog ride may be surprised to learn they don't have to travel outside the city.

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Arts & Culture
6:23 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Wisconsin Dogs Have Their Own 'Watchdog'

Kathy Pobloskie leads not one, but two animal welfare organizations.
Credit Wisconsin Watchdog

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Kathy Pobloskie about animal welfare issues.

Whether it's lost dogs or court case dogs, Kathy Pobloskie is determined to help Wisconsin animals.

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Regional
3:33 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Humane Society Offers Free Services to Low-Income Pet Owners

Dog owners in the 53206 zip code are being offered free vaccines and spay/neutering surgeries through the Wisconsin Humane Society and the "Pets for Life" program.
Credit Eileen, outlier dogs/Flickr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Wisconsin Human Society executive director Anne Reed about the Pets for Life program.

Milwaukee's 53206 zip code has one of the highest poverty rates in the city. And according to the Wisconsin Humane Society, it also has one of the highest rates of stray and impounded animals.

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Politics & Government
3:53 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Advocacy Group: Don't Demonize Dog Breeds Like Pit Bulls

Pit bulls are the current target to many breed-discriminatory legislation in Wisconsin.
Credit Bettie Page Styled, Flickr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Wisconsin Voters for Companion Animals director Kathy Pobloskie.

Two weeks ago, President Obama came out against so-called breed-restrictive legislation – essentially policies against certain kinds of dogs.

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