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Sheriff's K-9 tracks, finds kidnapped girl dragged into woods
Jul 27 2016 at 12:19 pm
A sheriff's K-9 named Deja helped track down a kidnapped girl in San Bernardino County, California by following her scent into the woods, the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department said. Deja and handl...
Weekly Night Note: Woman told police her husband may have killed three dogs in past 6 months
Jul 27 2016 at 12:18 pm
The Nite Note reports recent police and fire incidents and is compiled from public records, on-the-scene reporting and interviews. Some significant incidents may not be in the Nite Note but are rep...
Police log: Dog killed after attacking sheep
Jul 27 2016 at 12:14 pm
? 11:27 p.m., open containers of alcohol were spotted being hidden by a passenger in a vehicle that drove through a stop sign at County Road 201. The deputies saw the beer bottles being hidden by t...
Island Princess Cruise Review by txbargaintraveler: Amazing Alaska Land and Sea Tour via Princess and Island Princess
Jul 27 2016 at 11:14 am
This was really fun and much better than I anticipated. Some of the guides have actually run or plan to run the Iditarod. We did the Whale Watching and Alaska Salmon Bake in Juneau (JNU-640). I don...
Retired police dog handler, search-and-rescue team member starts dog-training business
Jul 27 2016 at 11:05 am
Longtime police dog handler Joe Riva has started a new business, filling a local gap for dog trainers. The Tuolumne County resident officially started Canine Training and Consultation July 18 and i...
Franklin PD keep K-9 cool with special cruiser technology
Jul 27 2016 at 10:59 am
FRANKLIN, Ohio -- We all know that dogs can't be left in a hot car. But what about dogs on duty? Franklin Police Department has a special cruiser to keep K-9 Colt, a German Shepherd, cool while on ...
Younger dogs draw less at Gore dog sale
Jul 27 2016 at 9:50 am
Prices were lower than usual at the Gore working dog sale and organisers think this was because the dogs on offer were younger. The 59th Annual Sale of Heading and Huntaway Dogs was held on Wednesd...
K-9 handler: ?We?re going to make a dent? in drug crimes
Jul 27 2016 at 9:12 am
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Keeping K-9 Officers Safe in Extreme Heat
Jul 27 2016 at 8:59 am
Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Officers with the Richland County Sheriff's Department are making sure their K-9 partners are staying safe in the heat. ?When we get too hot we stop. A lot of times the...
Camp geared towards dogs and owners
Jul 27 2016 at 8:24 am
Pamela Davis, coordinator of the 4H Dog Club, said that over the week of the camp, students will be able to assist with a service project for military dogs that are serving overseas. In total, the ...
What 5 Liters of Spit Can Reveal about Dog Welfare
Jul 27 2016 at 6:19 am
?Although the idea of an easy test for stress and welfare in dogs is incredibly appealing to researchers, working dog industries and pet owners alike,? Cobb explains over email, ?there is no perfec...
Retired Lawrenceburg K-9 put down after health declines
Jul 27 2016 at 12:16 am
The Lawrenceburg Police Department said goodbye to a loyal companion this week. K-9 officer Newby retired earlier this year, but with failing health, the decision was made to put Newby down. Purcha...
Retired police dog makes final visit to old job
Jul 26 2016 at 11:05 pm
For more than five years, a black Labrador named Kilo faithfully worked beside her human partner, Deputy Brad Miller, as they protected the citizens of Sullivan County. On Tuesday, the much-beloved...
Why humans who breed fierce dogs need a leash
Jul 26 2016 at 9:22 pm
... bred for dog fighting, bear baiting and other forms of bloodletting entertainment like the presa canario, pit bulls, mastiffs and rottweilers need more mature and firm owners than other breeds....
Harvey, 26, tapped for open Wasilla City Council seat
Jul 26 2016 at 4:05 pm
The Parks and Recreation Commission reported that bocce ball courts in Iditarod Park are now open, and ice is on the floor at the Menard Center with a trio of hockey clinics coming in the next two ...
Restaurant halts golf game after official complains golf balls littering Alaska river
Jul 26 2016 at 3:30 am
He has asked DEC to investigate the Bering Sea Ice Golf Classic in Nome, a tournament played on sea ice about the same time mushers head to the coast city in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Stein...
20 Pet-Friendly RV Parks In California Where You Can Take Your Four Legged Friends
Jul 26 2016 at 1:27 am
Because of their insurance policy and safety precautions, they do have a few breeds that are not allowed, including: pure or cross-bred Pitbulls, Staffordshire Terriers, Dobermans, German Shepherds...
Therapy dogs visit Bloomington Police Department
Jul 25 2016 at 11:04 pm
There were three new faces at second-shift roll call at Bloomington Police Department headquarters Monday afternoon. Mocha, Angel and Romeo showed up. The standard poodle, Bernese mountain dog and ...
Hebron killer Elor Azarya backtracks on story, believes Israeli military leaders ?threw him to the dogs?
Jul 25 2016 at 9:43 pm
Cross-examination began for Israeli soldier Elor Azarya on Monday, during which he reportedly admitted that a knife he previously said was next to the immobilized Palestinian man that he shot dead ...
In the Netherlands, dogs were welcome in restaurants
Jul 25 2016 at 9:03 pm
Then the family and their dog went into a nice restaurant, and there were a Rottweiler and a German shepherd stretched under another family?s table. The dogs were well trained and after dinner was ...
Shooting Medic to Prosecutor: ?They Threw Me to the Dogs Because of their Fear of the Media?
Jul 25 2016 at 7:19 pm
Sergeant Elor Azaria on Monday faced cross examination by the Military Prosecutor, Lieutenant-General (Ret ... faith in the IDF brass and the defense minister. They threw me to the dogs because of ...
OPSO K-9 unit trains Belgian Malinois, bloodhound to fight crime
Jul 25 2016 at 6:00 pm
OPSO K-9 unit trains Belgian Malinois, bloodhound to fight crime Molly, a 7-month-old bloodhound is a recent addition to the K-9 unit at the Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Office. (Tuesday, July 26, 2016...
The Mental Game is Tricky
Jul 24 2016 at 10:23 pm
It was not always like this. What began 26 years ago, with the adoption of a single retired sled dog to distract Debbie from the pain and confusion of two late-term miscarriages, eventually culmina...
Police K-9 Dies After Vehicle Air Conditioner Fails
Jul 24 2016 at 6:49 pm
A police dog in California?s Porterville Police Department died in the back of a patrol car on June 20, the department announced Wednesday. The K-9, named Idol, was placed in the back of the patrol...
Help a Medal of Honor Recipient?s Service Dog
Jul 24 2016 at 6:00 pm
Nala is Carter?s service dog and she?s essential to his efforts to deal with post-traumatic stress. The veterinarians tell Ty that Nala has a herniated disc that?s almost severing her spinal cord. ...
'Fat Bikes' are the latest two-wheel rage
Jul 24 2016 at 4:12 pm
Bicycle designers Mark Gronewald and John Evingson trademarked the name "Fat Bike" in 2001. Believe it or not, their bikes were used in the Iditarod Trail races in Alaska beginning in 2000. Other e...
Everyone should work to avoid killing pets
Jul 24 2016 at 3:50 am
About 64 percent of households do not own a dog of any size, and people might be afraid, especially of large dogs, even more especially if the dog looks like a Rottweiler, pit bull or German shephe...
Military dogs to be honoured at 2016 Sydney Dog Lovers Show
Jul 24 2016 at 3:09 am
The 2016 Sydney Dog Lovers Show will be paying a special tribute to man?s best friend who served alongside Australian soldiers on the the battlefield. The Military Working Dog Tribute will showcase...
Manitoba?s winter endurance Actif Epica becomes Iditarod Trail Invitational qualifier
Jul 23 2016 at 2:01 am
For the sixth annual Actif Epica, athletes will tackle the Crow Wing Trail traveling 200-km to Winnipeg from as far away as Emerson on February 18, 2017. Options for the event also include a 120-km...
Facility dog joins Wichita PD Victim Assistance Unit
Jul 20 2016 at 8:49 am
Unlike a service dog ... with the Wichita Police Department is the first such placement in the State of Kansas. There are currently 113 courthouse dogs working in 34 states. KSDS Assistance Dogs, I...
The Best Types of Dogs for Runners
Jul 20 2016 at 1:46 am
If you?re searching for a perfect running partner, what kind of dog should you pick? Some breeds, such as huskies and greyhounds, were bred to run, and most working dogs are naturally suited to run...
Family that sent care packages to Military Working Dogs now trying to care for their own
Jul 20 2016 at 1:35 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. ? A family that has supported Military Working Dogs overseas is now asking for help caring for their own dog here at home. Kylie Blake raised money and has now sent more than 80...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Jul 19 2016 at 8:20 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...
Less-than-perfect: Breed, age, color give dogs disadvantage in adoptions
Jul 19 2016 at 8:12 am
That's a long time for a dog, but it's not so long for Dudley, the shelter's chief fundraiser. He says that German Shepherds, Chows, Dobermans and Rottweilers are the most difficult breeds to find ...
Trips to the Alabama DMV won?t be so bad now because you can support hero dogs and war vets
Jul 18 2016 at 3:50 pm
Canine Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, first officially recognized as a combat affliction in 2009, affects approximately 10 percent of former military working dogs returning from active duty. Some ...
12 banned dog breeds in the UAE
Jul 16 2016 at 3:11 pm
While well-trained German Shepherds are least likely to attack people or other ... Doberman Pinscher is a crossbreed of majorly the Beauceron, German Pinscher, and Rottweiler. Intended for guard du...
New leash on life: former military working dogs honored for service
Jul 15 2016 at 7:58 am
WASHINGTON ? During a routine perimeter check in the desert of Afghanistan, Isky found a roadside bomb. He had come to a complete stop, sitting near the explosive device, patiently waiting for orde...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Jul 15 2016 at 6:02 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...
The Compression of Radiological Pelvic Measurements Between Normal and Dysplastic German Shepherd Dogs
Jul 14 2016 at 9:05 pm
G&G Academia Animal Hospital, Akatlar-Istanbul-Turkey; University of Istanbul, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is inherited developmental disease of hip j...
Hero Dogs Honored on Capitol Hill With Medal of Courage
Jul 14 2016 at 6:36 pm
Four retired military working dogs were presented with special medals to commemorate their service on Capitol Hill this week. The dogs received the American Humane Association?s K-9 Medal of Courag...
Working dogs need vests too
Jul 11 2016 at 6:00 pm
Altus Police Department?s K-9 working dogs Caesar and Sami both will receive bulletproof and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in...
A longitudinal study on diarrhoea and vomiting in young dogs of four large breeds
Jun 22 2016 at 10:00 am
Prospective studies to document the occurrence of canine diarrhoea and vomiting are relatively scarce in dogs ... All the dams had been recently vaccinated against canine parvovirus, canine distemp...
Bully Breeds vs. Insurance Companies
Feb 2 2015 at 8:20 pm
Prejudice is alive and well in the insurance industry. Every day thousands of "bully breeds" (pit bulls, German shepherds, Rottweilers, Akitas, etc.) are euthanized because they cannot be adopted. ...
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