by Winsip Custer CPW News Service
Pet Smart Stores were not prepared to handle the demand for Southern California's pet pig owners. "I was working the early shift on Saturday when the picket line started to form outside. Their signs read "DOG EARS NOW!" said Ron Mebudhofh who has worked at the Long Beach store for four years.
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China's Prime Minister, Hu Jintao, who was in the U.S., fielded a question on Thursday from a reporter who had followed the quickly evolving story. "Sir, is there any truth to the rumor that China will begin to export dog ears for America's pet pig owners?"
"I have not heard of any trade agreements to that effect, but we are considering new and unusual requests for products all the time," said Hu. "But I did hear something about a new market for dog tails. Poodle tails make especially nice computer keyboard dusters," said Hu.