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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images Mariah Carey has found herself in the doghouse with veterinarian to the stars Cindy Bressler, reports the N.Y. Daily News. Bressler, who offers house calls in Manhattan and the Hamptons for everything from routine visits to emergencies, claims Carey came up short on her payment for services between Oct. 31 and Dec. 2 of last year. How short, you ask? According to the Daily News, Bressler claims she's owed nearly $30,000 for "extraordinary services" that included coming out to California for almost a month to assist with the birth of a puppy. And here we were thinking that spending just a few grand on our dogs' health was worth noting! According to the New...

Paul Bridgewater, Flickr A Rhode Island man who performed surgery on his own dog to remove a cyst on the aging Lab mix's leg is facing animal cruelty charges. So why does Alan MacQuattie blame it all on the economy? The Vietnam vet told TV station WPRI he didn't have the money to pay a vet for the dog's care, but he didn't want 14-year-old Nakita to suffer. Using what he says was training from the Army, MacQuattie injected the dog with Lanacane to numb her pain and got to work removing a cyst on her hind leg. When animal control and representatives of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA) received reports of the at-home surgery, they showed up at...