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Prosecutor: Man who shot Covington K-9 cop should face stiffer charges
Dateline: Feb 9 2016 at 5:39 am
Winter Weather Advisory issued February 9 at 12:04PM EST expiring February 10 at 6:00AM EST in effect for: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton,...
Ohio police believe dog bite killed 3-day-old baby
Dateline: Feb 9 2016 at 4:33 am
?The baby was here in the basket, and I woke up, and it was horrifying,? the mother said. ?He was--his head was just covered in blood.? Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to shar...
Birmingham-born filmmaker captures thrilling Iditarod tale
Dateline: Feb 9 2016 at 2:03 am
Iditarod champion Lance Mackey is the subject of the documentary "The Great Alone." (Photo: Arctic Film Camp) The Iditarod is a grueling 1000-plus-mile dog sled race between Anchorage and Nome, Ala...
Woman says company refused to allow service dog
Dateline: Feb 9 2016 at 12:32 am
When Kimberly Pearson retired from the Army in 2012 after serving in Iraq as a combat medic, she said she made the decision to enlist the help of a large breed of service dog to help her with balan...
Dog may have bit, killed baby in Youngstown
Dateline: Feb 9 2016 at 12:12 am
?He was? His head was just covered in blood.? Grim lives in a house on Valorie Drive on the south side of Youngstown with her mother, brother and five dogs. By the time police and paramedics arrive...
Borough mayor faces lawsuit over mushing dispute
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 11:06 pm
WASILLA ? A former Iditarod trainee at Vern Halter?s Dream-A-Dream Kennel has sued the Mat-Su borough mayor, claiming he breached a contract to train for the 2016 Iditarod. Court documents show Gwe...
Retired Officer Reunited With K-9 Partner
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 10:16 pm
MARIETTA, Ohio -- The tale of the police officer who was told he could not keep his beloved canine partner with him in retirement has a happy ending. Newly retired Marietta Police Officer Matthew H...
US military: Robot wars
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 8:13 pm
When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay special attention to a US Navy drone called the X-47B ? otherwise known as the...
Dog causes chaos after getting stuck on the tracks at Manchester train station
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 4:37 pm
Woof! Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, Joe said: ?I train German Shepherds at Bolton German Shepherd Club and we look after Rottweilers so once I realised he was just a bit of a nervous dog...
Family of man who police fatally shot after he stabbed police K-9 Aren wants answers
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 11:19 am
At a memorial service in Washington County, Bruce Kelley Jr's. family spoke passionately about the man they called J.R. "He was just somebody who loved his family and someone who was loved by his f...
UHP K-9 Titan intercepts half a million dollars? worth of heroin on I-15
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 9:55 am
ST. GEORGE ? A Colorado couple traveling through Washington County was arrested Saturday on second-degree felony charges of drug distribution after a trooper and his K-9 counterpart discovered four...
Wallingford police look to purchase drug-sniffing dog
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 8:36 am
WALLINGFORD ? Police Chief William Wright is requesting $8,500 to pay for the purchase and training of a police dog for tracking and drug searches. In a Jan. 22 memo to Mayor William W. Dickinson J...
Man accused of abusing little dog in police station lobby
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 8:28 am
On Monday, the South Pasadena Police Department issued a release about the arrest of Los Angeles, California, man who is accused of abusing a little dog in the front lobby of the South Pasadena Pol...
Police investigate Springfield family?s dog found shot, killed
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 7:33 am
A Springfield family is looking for answers after their female pit bull named Coco was found shot to death in their backyard. The McDonald family found Coco shot and their two other dogs injured in...
Police: Dog owner laughed as animals attacked woman
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 7:27 am
THIBODAUX, LA (WGNO) ? Thibodaux police say they charged 46-year-old Lance Clemons of 909 Lagarde Street with three counts of Dogs Roaming City Streets and three counts of Dogs Required to be Vacci...
Donations pour in for new Madison County K-9 to replace Diesel
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 6:19 am
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 8, 2016)? Donations are pouring in to help the Madison County Sheriff?s Department buy and train a new K-9 officer after the sudden death of one last fall. Last October, Di...
Loveland's K-9 Monte receives donated Kevlar vest
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 4:20 am
LOVELAND ? A local committee has donated a stab- and bullet-proof vest to Loveland Police Department K-9 Monte after he entered a Facebook contest to receive one through the nonprofit Keeping K-9s ...
Alachua County Sheriff?s Office Hires New K-9
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 2:39 am
The Alachua County Sheriff?s Office has hired its youngest deputy?a 1 1/2-year-old K-9 dog. The male Belgian Malinois remains nameless for now, and the handler assigned to the dog will choose the n...
Police: Dog bite kills infant at Youngstown home
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 1:51 am
Youngstown police are investigating the death of an infant who was bitten by a dog at at South Side home. Officers were called to a home on the 3500 block of Valerie Drive early Sunday and found th...
A large black and brown pooch was seen running across the tracks from as early at 4am on Monday morning
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 12:36 am
Joe Hodgkinson from Bolton said: ?I train German Shepherds at Bolton German Shepherd Club and we look after Rottweilers so once I realised he was just a bit of a nervous dog we just took our time a...
New MTA K-9 facility will open this spring in Dutchess County
Dateline: Feb 7 2016 at 4:00 pm
Two retired Metro-North train cars and a platform, nine former city buses and a post-blast debris pile that can simulate a search for explosives in rubble are some of the features of the largest K-...
3 injured in crash with K-9 officer's car
Dateline: Feb 7 2016 at 4:00 pm
A police officer and his K-9 were part of a serious crash that injured three people along Highway 20 in Nevada City Monday morning. The officer had just made a traffic stop just after 6 a.m., and w...
Miranda Lambert?s MuttNation wants to get Smith County residents involved in search for new K-9
Dateline: Feb 6 2016 at 3:05 pm
The Lamberts are a law enforcement family, so it was no surprise they sprung into action when the Smith County Precinct 5 Constable?s K-9 Officer Ogar was killed in January. The Lindale family knew...
The return of the dogs of war: what's it like to be a soldier for hire?
Dateline: Feb 5 2016 at 4:11 pm
As a new report reveals how private military contractors have changed the face of conflict ... It is, he says, ?a return to the idea of the ?dogs of war?, that you can call in mercenaries to fight ...
KSN Investigates: Loopholes on a leash
Dateline: Feb 4 2016 at 8:08 pm
KSN News reached out to service dog trainers and a local long-time guide dog user and we found out that the fraudulent ... a volunteer puppy raiser with Canine Companions for Independence. ?They ar...
Fake assistance dogs cracked down on in B.C., but problem continues across Canada
Dateline: Feb 4 2016 at 12:47 am
Guide ... service dog users to apply for government-issued ID. If their dogs are still refused access after showing the ID card, the police can be called and the officer can issue a fine to the off...
The Worst Dog Breeds for Apartment Living
Dateline: Feb 3 2016 at 4:00 pm
If you work from home and can give your beagle long walks, you could possibly make it work; however, if you plan to leave the dog at home all day, you can probably count on frequent complaints from...
Pit bulls generate plenty of barking between supporters, detractors
Dateline: Feb 3 2016 at 8:14 am
"Any big dog can ? a German shepherd, a Doberman ? any of those large-breed dogs can attack and kill somebody." Rep. Rodney Moore, D-Mecklenburg, filed a bill in 2013 that would have required permi...
Patriots, Dog Lovers Prepare Packages for Military Pups
Dateline: Feb 3 2016 at 12:57 am
A group of volunteers gathered in Washington, D.C., last week to pack gift boxes for military dog teams stationed overseas. More than forty people met at the D.C. headquarters of the American Human...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Feb 2 2016 at 9:17 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...
Former Geauga resident seeks funds for Iditarod run in Alaska
Dateline: Feb 2 2016 at 8:54 am
Growing up on a 5-acre farm in Hambden Township, Miriam Osredkar had ample opportunity to explore nature and fuel a passion for the various pets that roamed her family?s property. ?It was not a wor...
Guide dog is attacked in Shrewsbury town centre
Dateline: Feb 2 2016 at 5:36 am
Andrea Jones, engagement officer at Shrewsbury Mobility Team for Guide Dogs, said: ?It is an issue, nationally there are about 11 dogs a month attacked. ?We are working closely with the dog and own...
Guiding Eyes pups keep retired WPD officer busy
Dateline: Feb 1 2016 at 11:00 pm
When I retired from the Westlake Police Department in 2014 ... are first acclimated to the area and then to their potential guide dog. The team trains every day to get the dog and person working to...
Deputy dog to retire
Dateline: Feb 1 2016 at 2:42 am
I've been keeping weight off of him and keeping him in shape, it's helped him keep acting young in his career, being a working dog." Hess, who weighs 68 pounds, specialized in tracking people and d...
Start Layering! Iditarod Qualifier Needs Volunteers For UP Race
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 10:58 pm
MARQUETTE (WWJ) ? The UP 200 , a qualifier for the Iditarod, begins Friday, February 12 and they still need about 100 volunteers. Volunteer coordinator Ann Sanford says people go the UP for the sle...
Charity Reclaims Service Dog After Veteran Brandon Garrison's Lie
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON -- A Kansas City military charity has reclaimed a service dog it donated to a veteran after he lied about trying to save a fellow soldier's life in Afghanistan. The group Food Industry S...
Why so many people give up on their dogs, and why you shouldn?t
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 4:00 pm
So why, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, do 3.9 million dogs end up in American shelters each year? Part of the problem is that the large, high-energy wor...
Birmingham native brings Iditarod documentary home
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 2:12 am
Following this screening, 100 showings are scheduled, included dates in Southfield. ? thegreatalone.com/. Iditarod racing was in Lance Mackey?s blood, but after a rough battle with cancer, he thoug...
Volunteers Send Care Packages To America?s Dogs On The Front Line
Dateline: Jan 30 2016 at 12:19 pm
The American Humane Association (AHA) is sending much-needed Superbowl cheer to servicemembers and military dogs overseas. AHA is partnering with the Military Working Dog Team Support Association t...
Police ask public for tips in investigation of Point Woronzof double homicide
Dateline: Jan 29 2016 at 1:45 pm
A dog walker discovered ... according to an Anchorage Police Department press release on Friday. ?Police have started to receive some information and leads regarding this case, and we greatly appre...
Princess finds forever home after nearly 2 years at Moncton SPCA
Dateline: Jan 28 2016 at 12:46 am
It?s been a long, uncertain journey for Princess, an eight-year-old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix who was dropped off at the SPCA a little more than a year-and-a-half ago. ?We?ve had dogs be adopt...
Turn fitness into a furry tail
Dateline: Jan 27 2016 at 1:28 am
In much the same way, a 10-minute walk will not be enough if you have a Great Dane or a Rottweiler. Adapt your exercise regime ... for jogging and running is a high-energy dog such as a German shep...
Military working dogs go amphibious (5 PHOTOS)
Dateline: Jan 26 2016 at 4:00 pm
In a pool somewhere in Southwest Asia, a group of military working dogs last week underwent their annual water-based aggression training, just in case. Although coming across large bodies of water ...
Vom Corvinus Rottweilers and German Shepherds
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 8:00 am
CZECH SHEPHERD The Differences Between East and West German Shepherd Lines and The American German Shepherd Lines. You might be thinking:Is there any difference? Start thinking temperament, confirm...
Service dog owners still hounded despite change in law
Dateline: Mar 7 2014 at 12:30 am
The state chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is hosting a training session in Nashville, with local police and emergency response ... problems when he travels with his service dog, She...
canine health
Dateline: Dec 2 2013 at 8:00 am
Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in humans, the hip bone is made of a ball and socket. Hip dysplasia in dogs is a combination of man...





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