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Police: Dead dog put out for trash pickup in New Haven
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 9:12 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) ? Neighbors and pet lovers are up in arms after a dead dog was found in a crate put out for trash collection in New Haven on Memorial Day. Police were called to a residence on...
K-9?s first assignment leads to rescue of lost hiker
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 8:18 pm
CARMEL ? Putnam County Sheriff?s K-9 ?Chase? had just concluded his training when the 18-month-old Bloodhound was pressed into action. Chase and his handler, Criminal Investigator Randel Hill, alon...
Stoned man calls police on dog that 'shot' him
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 7:29 pm
(NEWSER) ? We suppose many different kinds of injuries inflicted upon one's fleshy backside can feel like a gunshot?especially if that someone is stoned out of his mind and possibly suffering from ...
New IPD K-9 team hits training milestone
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 3:27 pm
Ithaca Police Department's newest K-9 Team complete their first phase of training, with honors, a news release said. Officer Jamie Buffone and her K-9 partner Rex completed obedience, patrol and tr...
Valdosta Police K-9 Unit receives donation
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 3:20 pm
VALDOSTA ? The Valdosta Police Department recently acquired three more K9?s, growing the K9 Unit to seven dogs and allowing for 24-hour coverage of a Valdosta Police K-9. While browsing the interne...
Animal health company assists retired military working dogs
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 1:54 pm
Lt. Col. Cory Christoffer remembers the first time he worked with Lady in Afghanistan. ?We met back in 2013," said Christoffer. "I was there doing a war planning job, and she was there as an explos...
State Prison K-9 Officer First To Be Cellphone Detection Certified In U.S.
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 10:48 am
News On 6 reports that the Oklahoma Department of Corrections says one of their K-9 officers along with his handler have become the first dog and handler duo in the U.S to certify in cellphone dete...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 8:34 am
autism assistance dogs, diabetic alert dogs, and facilitated guide dogs, among others. The impact Bobo has made on Kneisly and her family is incredible, and Bish advises that others interested in g...
Sheriff K-9 fundraising in full swing
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 6:18 am
Gage County Sheriff?s Department officials are hoping public contributions will help the law enforcement agency add a four-legged officer this year. The department announced late last year it was s...
Couple sue Detroit police in shooting of 3 dogs in home
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 3:47 am
DETROIT (AP) >> A couple alleges in a lawsuit that Detroit police officers unnecessarily fatally shot their three dogs while executing a search warrant earlier this year. The lawsuit, filed Wednesd...
State Police welcome new electronic storage detection K-9
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 3:04 am
Winnie, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador, can detect electronics such as USB drives, hard drives, SD cards and DVDs, State Police said to the Boston Globe. She is one of only seven dogs in the country ...
PSNI dogs training to keep the streets free from crime
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 12:22 am
For Sam the Spaniel, a police career offered a second chance at life. He was in a pound before being rescued and ending up with the PSNI, where he is now a highly-trained search dog. For the past y...
Oxford K-9 discovers meth lab; 2 arrested
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 9:48 pm
A routine traffic stop ended with two arrests in Oxford during the weekend. Chief Bill Partridge said the police patrol division K-9 uncovered a meth lab. Two people have been arrested for manufact...
Police dog hit by car while chasing parolee improving after extensive surgery
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 9:01 pm
A police dog seriously injured when he was hit by a car while chasing a wanted parolee down a Northern California street is in critical condition, but is being described by police as ?awake, alert ...
Dog Shot, Killed by Police After Biting Young Girl: Officials
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 2:00 pm
A dog was shot and killed after it bit a young girl and then lunged at police officers in Philadelphia late Monday afternoon, according to officials. Police responded to a report of a person scream...
K-9 officer leads police to large stash of illegal drugs, alleged drug dealer arrested
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 10:44 am
K-9 officer leads police to large stash of illegal drugs, alleged drug dealer arrested By Kristi Nix Houston Community Newspapers A K-9 officer involved in an investigation following a traffic stop...
Cloned Military Working Dogs become a reality
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 12:28 pm
It seems like a page out of a science fiction novel; but today, in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, ?Specter? the cloned military working dog is being trained to sniff out explosives. Specter is the thir...
Calhoun K9s get training from The Netherlands
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 6:10 am
21 dogs, German shepherds and a rottweiler, were working side-by-side Friday, learning new tricks. The three-day session put the dogs and handlers through different scenarios, from running through ...
Amazing dogs that change the lives of children with disabilities
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 8:10 pm
But when Connor suddenly disappears to the hospital, Casey is the one who becomes anxious and withdrawn. A working dog, this makes sense; he?s suddenly unemployed, robbed of a mission and a sense o...
Former school building to be destroyed if use can?t be found
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 6:00 pm
WASILLA ? The building housing the old Iditarod Elementary School likely won?t serve as a joint public safety building for Wasilla city and state public safety officials, officials have said. Borou...
Meet Keno, Sparta and Kilo: K-9 handlers to graduate
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 11:41 am
You're hiding from police and an officer yells for you to come out or they'll release their K-9: What would you do? It's a scenario police must be trained for and starting today, May 26, there will...
Cloned military police dog being trained in Mercer county
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 7:00 am
A dog trainer in Mercer county is taking part in an experiment involving dogs that are clones. A new resident at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville is Specter, the clone. As part of an experiment...
Humane Association: Why Aren't Military Dogs Reunited With Their Owners?
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 6:00 pm
Despite the American Humane Association?s successful advocacy for a requirement that former tactical dogs be brought home after their service ends, the animals often do not end up with their former...
Ban on import of foreign dog breeds evokes mixed reactions
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 3:27 pm
Foreign dogs that can survive in India Labrador Pug Dachshund Pomeranian German shepherd Doberman Dalmatian Beagle Great Dane Rottweiler Boxer Some mastiffs Airedale Terrier Golden retriever Chesap...
Veterans lose their military dogs in mass adoptions out
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 6:00 pm
ROCKINGHAM ? U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson?s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act contained a request for a formal investigation into mismanaged adoptions of military working dogs from th...
Warwick police dog gets lifesaving vest
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 8:06 am
ALBANY ? The next time ?Stitch? is out in the field, hard at work on a drug trafficking case or searching for a missing person, he?ll be doing it with some new, life-saving protection now that the ...
Military Dog of the Year to lead parade
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:18 am
A four-legged parade marshal will be at the helm of this year?s Live Oak Memorial Day Parade. Sgt. Rambo, named 2015 Military Dog of the Year by the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, wil...
Microchips for working dogs
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 12:28 am
Question: I have heard that working dogs are exempt from compulsory microchipping. Does that mean that I needn?t have had my Labrador, which I work on a number of local shoots, microchipped recentl...
Algorithms Will Train Your Dog
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 1:58 pm
and dog training is hard. So when I saw that a research team was working on an algorithm to train dogs (or, in science speak, a ?a Computer-Assisted Canine Posture Training System?) I was instantly...
FactCheck: Are restricted dog breeds inherently more dangerous than all the rest?
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 7:21 am
It found that the breeds most commonly identified in the biting incidents were: Pit bull (137 bite victims), rottweiler (24), pit bull mix (13), German shepherd (10), German shepherd mix (9), Akita...
Pets that need homes
Dateline: May 21 2016 at 4:20 am
Jasmine is a gorgeous Rottweiler mix. Still a pup at 1 years old, she is all wagging tail and big brown eyes. Jazz wants to find a family to grow with. She loves to play. Mia is a female German s...
SC motel owner charged for refusing room to woman with service dog
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 9:23 pm
A Myrtle Beach motel owner is facing charges after police said he refused to let a woman rent a room because of her service animal ... or facilities by the dog. (d) Every person who is a trainer of...
New bronze statue for Seward
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 6:49 am
The detailed sculpture was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. It was created by Pat Garley, assisted by Colleen Wake, of Arctic Fires Bronze Sculptureworks of Palmer, Alaska. Locals...
Routley: Help! My puppy is sick!
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 5:17 am
I brought Jake to the vet, and with one simple test, they told me he had Parvovirus. Apparently, certain breeds like German Shepherds, Dobermans and Rottweilers are more prone to getting it. I thou...
Dateline: May 19 2016 at 1:12 am
Service animals are working ... dogs trained? ?By definition, a service dog is a dog that performs a task that mitigates a disability of the dog?s owner. Since each person experiences a disability ...
AG's daughter with Down syndrome trains dogs for service, FBI
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 4:00 am
has been recently working on articulating her words. "Pu- pu- pu- pu," she said as a cue to the dog and as a way for her practice saying "puppy." Arianna and the other people who spend time at Dogw...
The 10 smartest (more or less) dog breeds
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 2:31 am
German shepherd -- An intelligent but complex breed ... Warm and affectionate with immeidate family, they can be reserved with strangers. * Rottweiler -- Despite its fierce reputation, the Rottweil...
These very good dogs became decorated military heroes
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 1:28 am
Since the U.S. military first started using war dogs in World War I, the bomb detecting abilities of canines have prevented the loss of human life. Military war dogs are some very special, highly t...
Another Johnson County city rethinks its ban on pit bulls
Dateline: May 17 2016 at 2:48 am
These have generally targeted pit bulls but have also banned or restricted American bulldogs, Rottweilers, chows ... overturn a ?dangerous dog? designation made against their German Shepherd mix, O...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: May 7 2016 at 9:24 am
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...
What It's Like to Take On the Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 17 2016 at 2:37 am
Billy Snodgrass, a 59-year-old kennel owner and musher from Wyoming, is packing his sled. The next day he will embark on his fifth Iditarod Sled Dog Race, from Willow near Anchorage to Nome on the ...

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