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Suspect apprehended in field after Hubbard County K-9 bites him
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 2:21 pm
A Wadena County man was arrested on a warrant early Friday afternoon following a manhunt in a field south of Park Rapids Monday. The suspect, who was not named, is believed to be 44-years old and h...
Police dog helps capture two W-B burglary suspects
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 2:12 pm
A police dog named Zorro played a key role in the capture of two suspected burglars in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday afternoon. Wilkes-Barre police gave the following account in a news release: Two men ...
CCPD needs funds for K-9 program
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 1:23 pm
The Cañon City Police Department needs to raise $3,000 by the end of this year to start a K-9 program in the city. Another $12,000 will be needed later to pay for the dog's service life, which is f...
Dog fighting indictments; puppies survive against all odds
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 12:44 pm
A grand jury has indicted three men accused of dog fighting, a felony charge. Police and federal agents began working the case in June. Against all odds, two dogs survived. Josie and Peanut, two 5-...
Community working to raise money for former K-9?s back surgery
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 10:01 am
BATES COUNTY, Mo. ? When an officer is hurt, the community rallies to help. That?s what happened in Butler at the Bates County Sheriff?s Office for a former four-legged deputy. Kilo is really enjoy...
Bergen sheriff?s K-9 leads Garfield police straight to stolen pizzeria cash register, suspect
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 8:00 am
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Bergen County Sheriff?s Office tracking dog investigating the overnight burglary and theft of a cash register from a Garfield pizzeria led city police straight to a suspec...
Isis are dogs; pet the dogs, kill the terrorists
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 7:44 am
They?re also reasonably effective in driving away less-angelic Muslims, as Iraq and Afghanistan veterans of Her Majesty?s 1st Military Working Dog Regiment would know. In other Muslims-and-dogs new...
Topic matches for "working dogs"
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 7:02 am
Cpl. Mike McCorkle and Deputy Klinton Valley, with the Ellis County Sheriff?s Office, spoke with students Thursday at Dunaway Elementary about the role of police officers and canines in law enforce...
Tempe Police Department dog dies; Cause not known
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 4:46 am
A 10-year-old German shepherd who was part of the Tempe Police Department's K-9 Unit is dead. Police say the dog named Deuce died suddenly during a training exercise Wednesday night. They say the d...
UCF Police host magic show fundraiser for K-9 unit
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 4:23 am
UCF Police host magic show fundraiser for K-9 unit UCF Police will host a magic show fundraiser on Nov. 13 to benefit the K-9 unit as it prepares to add a fourth police dog to the force Check out t...
Teen Trains for 2016 Junior Iditarod
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 4:02 am
A teen in Manitowoc County is training for the race of a lifetime, the 2016 Junior Iditarod in Alaska. If there's one person happy to see today's snowflakes, it's 14-year-old Katie Winrich. "I love...
Police: Dog dispute prompted frying pan attack on child
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 3:58 am
SAN ANTONIO ? A man has been arrested on allegations he attacked his little sister with a frying pan. The incident took place Monday when Victor Morales, 21, got into an argument with a relative ov...
Military Dogs Sniff Out IEDs, Save Lives
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 3:43 am
The vastly superior sensory powers of dogs make them extraordinarily useful in combat. Most dogs can hear sounds from up to four times farther away than humans can. Dogs can also see much better th...
Tom's dog of the week: A photo I like
Dateline: Oct 31 2014 at 1:25 am
They are pretty common now back home. But we tend to forget that the working dog can have a pretty therapeutic effect on the battlefield. Meanwhile, a military dog handler got in trouble for maltre...
Meth Maker?s Own Dog Helps Police Bust Him
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 11:30 pm
They say a dog is man?s best friend, but the friendship comes with a variety of conditions, one of them being a strong bond and the other being loyal companionship. Evidently, these conditions of o...
Narc Dog Rats Owner Out to Police in Exchange for a Biscuit
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 3:03 pm
An Alabama husky-pit bull by the name of Bo broke the cardinal man-dog omerta this week when he turned state's evidence on his meth dealing owner. Pratville police were executing a raid on Edward H...
I became a chew toy for an Air Force dog. It really hurt.
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 2:31 pm
Even when that?s exactly what you?ve volunteered for. On a hot and wet Virginia day in August 2011, I accepted the invitation of Chris Jakubin, a former Air Force military working dog (MWD) handler...
Court: Connecticut city's rough reputation didn't justify police search that led to dog death
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 10:43 am
NEW YORK ? A Connecticut city's reputation as one of America's most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an err...
Dogs rescued from puppy mill are working towards a new life in Harrison Co.
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 8:24 am
Volunteers are showing a lot of puppy love. More than half of the dogs seized from two puppy mills in Corinth are being cared for at the Harrison County Farm, which is run by the sheriff's departme...
Philadelphia Destinations Travel Examiner
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 8:03 am
Mary Dunks is a world traveler who knows how to plan and enjoy vast array of destinations, from mushing dogs on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska to yachting in St. Lucia. Her tips have been published i...
Dog leads police to fleeing owner
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 5:12 am
PRATTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30 (UPI) --Police in Alabama said a suspect's dog turned out not to be his best friend when the canine led officers to his fleeing owner. Prattville police said a Drug Enforc...
New program will have Las Cruces inmates training shelter dogs
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 10:57 pm
Breeds that are receptive to training ? German shepherds, Labradors and heelers ? likely will ... perception" stops her from including "bully breeds," such a pit bulls or Rottweilers. She personall...
A world without dogs is meaningless
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 7:46 pm
THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX: My first service dog was a Malacca-born Rottweiler named Vai ... AND ALONG CAME A LOVING GERMAN SHEPHERD: Born in Ipoh, Biman II, was my second assistance dog. He made a g...
Those K-9 Comfort Dogs are the best there is
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 12:26 pm
Just this past Monday, the Lutheran Church Charities (LCC) Comfort Dogs were in Marysville, Washington after being invited after the latest school shooting. Their comforting presence was felt at Me...
Military Working Dogs Inspect Fantasy Fest Floats
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 9:36 am
KEY WEST, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West's military working dog handlers assisted Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Key West Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fire...
K-9 officer pleads not guilty to animal cruelty charges
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 9:34 am
MEDINA ? An officer facing two counts of companion animal cruelty, after his K-9 partner died, entered not guilty pleas to the charges. Montville Sgt. Brett Harrison?s not guilty pleas were submitt...
Boston Police Department's K-9 Puppy Modeling Bulletproof Vest Becomes Internet Sensation
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 9:07 am
A German Shepherd puppy and Boston Police K-9 prospect became a huge hit on the Internet Monday as a picture circulated of the canine wearing an oversized bulletproof vest, reports CBS Boston. The ...
US military is training personnel with virtual sniffer dogs powered by Kinect
Dateline: Oct 28 2014 at 8:57 am
Despite attempts to build a virtual nose, nothing can yet match the power and practicality of man?s best friend. That?s why dogs are still used by military personnel to search the battlefield for i...
There is big money in breeding pedigree dogs
Dateline: Oct 27 2014 at 10:59 am
Owner of Westerwald, Selvamanickaraja Manohar who specialises in German Shepherds, recalls the time when he brought ... In terms of care, Selvamanickaraja has to wake by 6am to escort Coco, a Rottw...
Helping Paws: Shepherds, terriers, a mastiff and a setter
Dateline: Oct 26 2014 at 1:09 am
Dogs available this week include mixes of Chihuahua, German Shepherd, Irish Setter, Labrador Retriever, mastiff, pit bull terrier and Rottweiler. Dogs that are adopted from Lake County Animal Care ...
Adopted puppy gave us love
Dateline: Oct 25 2014 at 7:00 pm
In November 2001, we adopted an eight-month-old German Shepherd-rottweiler mix puppy from the Humane Society of Scott County. Afterward, I noticed an ad for the humane society in the Quad-City Time...
In Cleburne, protesters demand firing of officer who shot, killed dog
Dateline: Oct 25 2014 at 3:08 pm
About 70 people gathered Saturday afternoon in Cleburne to protest against a police officer who fatally shot a dog in August ... have said the officer was responding to a 911 call for assistance af...
Can hero dogs Hurricane and Jordan help Secret Service regain mojo?
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 10:57 am
ready to work ? U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) October 23, 2014 For those who think they?d love a similar dog at home, beware: The Belgian Malinois, like many worki...
Official Michael Brown Autopsy Shows He Was Shot in the Hand at Close Range [Updated]
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 11:31 pm
From St. Louis medical examiner Dr. Michael Graham, who is not working on the case ... "The family has not believed anything the police or this medical examiner has said," said an attorney for the ...
UPDATE: Officials working to confirm report of person in water
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 10:01 pm
Officials with the Dubuque Fire Department said they have completed there search for the missing woman. Officials with the Iowa Coast Guard are working to confirm a report of that a woman fell into...
American Track Truck's Dominator Tracks Are Helping Volunteers and Mushers at This Year's Iditarod Training in Alaska
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 6:15 pm
As many drivers in frigid climates know, American Track Trucks DOMINATOR Tracks can turn almost any 4X4 passenger vehicle into a reliable and safe off-road winter vehicle. But this year American Tr...
'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 9:35 am
But Dostie and others who've seen Buster work say they have little doubt that the dog's nose is ... with the Maine Warden Service and her German shepherd, Alex, found the body of a Canadian woman n...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Oct 19 2014 at 6:55 pm
The term dysplasia means abnormal. Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD) is abnormal formation of a dog's hip joint. The cause of CHD is unknown however there are many theories, one being that CHD can be pass...
?Old Iditarod Gang? announces book, Kickstarter
Dateline: Oct 17 2014 at 6:02 pm
A group of pioneering dog mushers has produced a 400-page book titled ?Iditarod: The First Ten Years.? The book details the early history of the Iditarod 1,000-mile dogsled race. The book has been ...
Meet The Photographer Who Has Shot Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race For 34 Years Straight
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:45 am
Jeff SchultzThe Widows Lamp, lit until the last musher reaches Nome hangs from the burled finish line arch in as Paige Drobny runs down the finish line in 34th place, 2013. Photographer Jeff Schult...
Dogs can be pessimists, too
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 1:03 pm
Dogs ... dog that avoids risks would be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistanc...
Why Your Dog Is Pessimistic
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 2:08 am
Most dogs are ... be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistance Dogs Australia, a...
Pit bulls, many other breeds placed on dangerous-dog list
Dateline: Jul 7 2014 at 4:00 am
There are 15 dangerous dogs in Cumberland County registered on the list, and 5 are pit bulls, according to the department. There are three mixed breeds registered; one german shepherd, one poodle; ...
Virginia German Shepherd Rescue plans fundraiser for dogs
Dateline: Jul 10 2013 at 7:47 am
They also take any mix of German shepherd. "They come to us from a variety of sources ... Now, five years later, the shepherd-rottweiler-elkhound mix is 120 pounds -- "Which is what he should have ...
Common dog diseases (Video)
Dateline: Nov 5 2012 at 10:02 pm
There are several common dog diseases that are found in the Milwaukee area. Most can be cured if caught early, some can be life threatening. Last year, Milwaukee had an outbreak of distemper. It fo...

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