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Pets, too, losing homes to recession

Owners surrender or abandon animals

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By Irene Sege
Globe Staff / December 16, 2008

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Count two barking dogs - a Jack Russell terrier named Shadow and a rat terrier named Precious - among the not-so-quiet victims of the recession. After six years of living together in a Dorchester apartment, they were surrendered to the Animal Rescue League of Boston last month after the woman who owned them lost her home to foreclosure. Now they ... (Full article: 900 words)

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