Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR02 - (Gilligans-Island-Puppies)

WINNIPEG. x-08s. Seven puppies named after characters from the Gilligan's Island T-V show have been rescued from a tiny island in northern Manitoba. Gilligan, Skipper, Ginger, the Professor, Mary Ann, Thurston Howell the third and Mrs. Howell were taken by boat to the nearby community of Cross Lake last night. Debra Vandekerkhove (van-dee-KIRK'-ohv) with Norway House Animal Rescue says one of the rescuers and the dogs' new foster mother came up with the names.

("...on an island.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Unlike the classic sitcom, the dogs probably weren't shipwrecked, though Vandekerkhove couldn't say for sure if they had been abandoned. She says the puppies will soon be transferred to Winnipeg, where they will be put up for adoption. …

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