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From Shelter To Service: Escambia County Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 17 2018 at 3:25 pm
Each Saturday morning, Escambia County Animal Control Supervisor Kevin Monfreda and his 3-year-old bloodhound, Bo, visit campuses and parks along the Gulf Coast. The two aren?t stopping in for a ga...
Lansing K-9 1st on force with Kevlar vest
Dateline: Nov 17 2018 at 1:00 pm
LANSING, Mich. ? A Lansing Police Department K-9 has received a gift that may save his life while out in the field. A German shepherd named Chief received a 5-pound bullet- and stab-protective vest...
Police: Woman to be charged after 5 dead dogs found in home
Dateline: Nov 17 2018 at 12:54 pm
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) ? Fairfield police say they're preparing an arrest warrant for a local woman after five dead dogs were found in her home. Police were called to the home Wednesday after the la...
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Dateline: Nov 17 2018 at 8:55 am
Dog Calcium Supplement Market Report Deliver an in-depth assessment of the Dog Calcium Supplement including qualifying Technologies, Key trends, Market drivers, Challenges, Standardization, regulat...
Police investigating after dog shot while attacking puppy at local dog park
Dateline: Nov 17 2018 at 5:46 am
COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Police are investigating after a pit bull was shot and killed at a dog park in College Station. According to a release, just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday, officers resp...
Fairfield Police find the remains of five dogs inside Prince Street home
Dateline: Nov 17 2018 at 4:40 am
FAIRFIELD ? Police are preparing warrants to arrest an unidentified woman on animal cruelty charges after the remains of five dogs were found inside a Prince Street home on Wednesday. The remains w...
Struggling dog, and police, got the help they needed from a boater in Westerly
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 1:28 pm
WESTERLY ? A dog created a scare this week at the Watch Hill harbor when it went for a swim, got lost, and became stuck in waves between breakwalls near the Watch Hill Yacht Club. Westerly Animal C...
New Program Allows Morris County K-9's to Receive Same Services as Human Responders
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 11:14 am
MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement dogs will now be offered the same services as human responders thanks to a new program unveiled on Nov. 16. This first-of-its-kind program offers medical support an...
Colorado Springs Police Department releases 2019 K-9 calendar available for purchase
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 8:03 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado Springs Police Department is releasing their 2nd annual K-9 calendar available for purchase to the public for $15. All proceeds go directly to supporting the ...
Family dog helps police track down West Bloomfield home invasion suspect
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 7:25 am
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. - A Westland man is in jail, facing charges in connection to a home invasion in West Bloomfield. West Bloomfield township police made the arrest seven days after the incident...
Sterling Heights PD K-9 Chase retires
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 5:14 am
Sterling Heights PD K-9 Chase retires Sterling Heights PD K-9 "Chase" is retiring after 10 years of service with his handler, officer and national K-9 trainer Rich Heins, Friday. Check out this sto...
Minneapolis police shoot 2 dogs during search warrant; owner says this is second time
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 1:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS - When Jenny Hankerson received a phone call notifying her that police were at her St. Paul home with a search warrant, she asked if her son was OK. Then, because she previously had dog...
Former Redmond police K-9 Vader, dies at 13
Dateline: Nov 16 2018 at 12:43 am
The Redmond Police Department is honoring the life of K-9 Vader who passed away the weekend of Nov. 10-11 at the age of 13. Vader served as a Redmond K-9 for seven years alongside his human partner...
Dogs seized and beaten in China amid harsh crackdown from officials on strays and banned breeds
Dateline: Nov 15 2018 at 8:38 pm
German Shepherd, Chinese Chongqing Dog, Borzoi, Bull Terrier, Rottweiler, English Mastiff, Cane Corso, Great Dane, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Neapolitan Mastiff, Bedlington Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier...
Hopewell Township gets K-9 officer
Dateline: Nov 15 2018 at 3:32 pm
HOPEWELL TWP. ? The Hopewell Township Police Department welcomed a new member to its force this week. K-9 Lex was put into service with his handler, officer Aaron Lopez, the department announced Th...
Minneapolis police shoot 2 dogs while executing warrant in St. Paul; owner says they were friendly
Dateline: Nov 15 2018 at 11:50 am
When Jenny Hankerson received a phone call notifying her that police were at her St. Paul home with a search warrant, she asked if her son was OK. Then, because she previously had dogs that were ki...
44 dogs found dead in plastic bags in freezers of New Jersey home, police say
Dateline: Nov 15 2018 at 4:48 am
SHAMONG, New Jersey - The odor was so overwhelming, officials responding to a health inspection at a home here became dizzy and nauseous on Tuesday. But what they found was even more staggering, po...
Several Dead Dogs Found Inside Home In Fairfield: Police
Dateline: Nov 15 2018 at 1:05 am
FAIRFIELD, CT ? Police are investigating an animal cruelty case after the remains of several animals, believed to be dogs, were found inside a home in Fairfield. At about 4 p.m. on Nov. 14 ...
Minneapolis police kill dog, wound a second while executing arrest warrant at St. Paul home
Dateline: Nov 14 2018 at 6:23 pm
Victoria LaQuier was in her aunt?s basement when Minneapolis police kicked open the front door Tuesday morning and fired three shots in quick succession. When police escorted her upstairs what she ...
Google working on redesigned Android share menu that'll be 'much faster'
Dateline: Nov 14 2018 at 12:33 pm
PhoneDog Media is home to PhoneDog, Android & Me, TmoNews, and TodaysiPhone. The network receives 2.5 million unique visitors and 10 million pageviews each month, along with a combined three millio...
Police K-9 Injured While Apprehending Police Chase Suspect
Dateline: Nov 14 2018 at 11:17 am
LIGONIER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) ? A police K-9 was injured while apprehending a chase suspect in Ligonier Township. Ligonier Township Police say 32-year-old Nathaniel Munden is what they call a ...
K-9 Kane released from hospital after stabbing
Dateline: Nov 14 2018 at 4:58 am
K-9 Kane released from hospital after stabbing K-9 Kane released from hospital after stabbing Check out this story on
This Man's Last Wish Was to Shut Down the Iditarod Dog Race
Dateline: Nov 14 2018 at 1:51 am
River (Mike) Cranford spent years working as a dog handler for teams that participated in the Iditarod race. He saw dogs who languished and had been beaten, and he was even asked to participate in ...
K-9 stabbed in officer-involved shooting goes home from hospital with police escort
Dateline: Nov 14 2018 at 1:50 am
A police dog that was stabbed Monday as he tried to take down a man armed with a knife in a Mantoloking home was released from the hospital on Wednesday morning. Kane, a K-9 with the Ocean County S...
New Video Surveillance Search Expanded, Electronic Device Detecting K-9 Used in Jayme Closs Search
Dateline: Nov 13 2018 at 11:29 pm
Thursday will be one month since 13-year-old Jayme Closs disappeared from her Barron, Wisconsin home and her parents, Jim and Denise, were found murdered. As the investigation continues, a more ...
Tuesday morning accident involves two vehicles, dog team
Dateline: Nov 13 2018 at 3:55 pm
WASILLA ? A routine training run turned into a close call for an Iditarod musher. Two dogs required veterinary attention after the dogs became part of a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning near Wa...
Man accused of assaulting woman, stabbing K-9 dies after cops shoot him in million-dollar home
Dateline: Nov 13 2018 at 9:54 am
A 39-year-old Manahawkin man was shot by police in a million-dollar Mantoloking home Monday after authorities tried to arrest him for assaulting a woman, officials announced Tuesday. Edward M. Wals...
Today?s Talkers: Discovering snow; trip for a sick dog; military reunion
Dateline: Nov 12 2018 at 11:55 pm
A pair of refugee children from Africa are seeing snow for the first time in their lives this year. The kids are now living in Toronto, and saw their first snowfall over the weekend. The ...
Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong 'working out custody of dog' in latest divorce drama
Dateline: Nov 11 2018 at 11:00 pm
Just when you think the drama between Ant McPartlin and his ex Lisa Armstrong is resolved, something else pops up to cause trouble. And this week's issue is apparently their 10-year-old dog, Hurley...
Meet the Gold Coast ex-police dog handlers now working as pet obedience trainers
Dateline: Nov 11 2018 at 10:11 pm
IF a dog can be taught to sniff out bombs, track down bad guys, detect drugs and traces of allergens, rest assured they can learn how to behave. Former UK police officer Emma McKenzie runs Gold Coa...
Veterans and Military Dogs Reunite and Spend the Holiday Together
Dateline: Nov 11 2018 at 11:14 am
LEWIBURG, UNION COUNTY(WBRE/YOU-TV) - Veterans Day is a day to honor all United States Veterans and victims of all wars. A local nonprofit organization in Northumberland County has decided to give ...
UA studies potential for working pups, saving time and money
Dateline: Nov 10 2018 at 6:15 am
?I lucked out with my puppy," said Karen Nygaard, who was paired with her service dog ?Figuero ... the wait time for those in need of a working dog, like Nygaard, when the wait list for a trained a...
Repay dogs for their military service. Stop the deadly VA canine experiments.
Dateline: Nov 9 2018 at 6:00 pm
Dogs have a long history of military service, dating back to ancient times. Here in the U.S., canines have been used as scouts and trackers and to guard prisoners and deliver messages on the front ...
VA Medical Experiments on Dogs Will Continue, Secretary Says
Dateline: Nov 9 2018 at 8:15 am
He did not directly relate those breakthroughs, though, to experiments involving dogs. -- Richard Sisk can be reached at
Inspiring Organization ?Paws Of War? Matches Military Veterans With Rescue Dogs
Dateline: Nov 9 2018 at 5:54 am
For some military veterans living with PTSD, adjusting to life back home can be both emotional and challenging, but an organization called Paws Of War is helping by matching shelter dogs with vets....
Veteran and service dog are perfect 6-legged team
Dateline: Nov 9 2018 at 3:44 am
John and his shelter-rescue dog Daisy are the inaugural human-canine duo ... resources and solutions for the ongoing issues our military veterans face daily. Salute to Veterans pays tribute to our ...
Bellevue veteran raped in military will get service dog after 32-mile march to Wilson County
Dateline: Nov 8 2018 at 1:23 pm
Bellevue veteran raped in military will get service dog after 32-mile march to Wilson County Elma Bunch was raped twice during her time in the military, but now she is receiving a service dog to he...
Adopt A Service Dog Who Didn't Quite Make It Through Training
Dateline: Nov 8 2018 at 2:00 am
The Internet loves a viral story about a dog who didn?t make it through government or police training ... get a trained working dog on the cheap. Some of the dogs did pass their training, had a car...
Working dogs of Scotland
Dateline: Nov 7 2018 at 8:43 pm
WE asked readers to send in their working dog photos, and they certainly haven't let us down. We were inundated with great pictures, so here's a wee look at just some of them, with more to follow o...
Iditarod Fast Facts
Dateline: Nov 7 2018 at 6:13 am
Here?s a look at the Iditarod dogsled race. The event is named after the Iditarod Trail, an old mail and supply route, traveled by dogsleds from Seward and Knik to Nome, Alaska. March 2, 2019 ? The...
Local woman who ?hobbled? pet dog banned from keeping animals for ten years
Dateline: Nov 6 2018 at 7:48 pm
Watson admitted causing unnecessary suffering to German Shepherd Sasha, Doberman Casper and Rottweiler Diesel between June and September in 2016. Sasha the German shepherd may have been ?hobbled? T...
SSPCA welcome ban given to Fife woman who ?hobbled? pet dog
Dateline: Nov 6 2018 at 6:46 pm
Juliet Watson admitted causing unnecessary suffering to German Shepherd Sasha, Doberman Casper and Rottweiler Diesel between June and September in 2016. The 42-year-old, who now lives in Blantyre, ...
Woman banned from owning animals after dogs starved
Dateline: Nov 6 2018 at 5:11 pm
Juliet Watson, of Methil, left her Rottweiler, Doberman and German Shepherd severely underweight. The 42-year-old was given a ten-year ban from owning animals and a 12-month supervision order at ...
Mark Standen had close ties with Trudie Adams murder suspect, jail letters show
Dateline: Nov 4 2018 at 9:00 pm
This is a story that begins with pet dogs. A German shepherd first, then a Rottweiler. According to former senior Crime Commission investigator Mark Standen, arrested in 2008 for attempting to impo...
The 9 laws all dog owners should know
Dateline: Nov 1 2018 at 9:46 pm
... with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. - Any dog while being used in emergency rescue work. - Any dog while being used on official duties by a member of Her Majesty?s Armed Forces, HM C...
Tropical Disease Linked to Heart Trouble Turning Up in Border Security Dogs
Dateline: Nov 1 2018 at 6:16 am
But the extent of the risk is not clear, researchers explained. This study was prompted by evidence of Chagas in dogs working on the Mexican border. The researchers tested blood samples from 1,660 ...
VIDEO: Working like a dog
Dateline: Oct 28 2018 at 6:24 pm
SPRINGDALE -- Nomos spent his shift Wednesday night pacing and barking and panting and drooling. "He's ready to go to work. He wants to go to work," explained his handler, Cpl. Morris Irvin. The tw...
Chinese dog owners are being assigned a social credit score to keep them in check ? and it seems to be working
Dateline: Oct 25 2018 at 6:33 pm
The eastern Chinese city of Jinan has been enforcing a "Civilized Dog-Raising Credit Score System" to rank responsible dog owners. The system, introduced last year, gives owners a "license" with po...
What makes a good working dog? Canine 'aptitude test' might offer clues
Dateline: Oct 25 2018 at 4:42 am
The canine labor market is diverse and expansive. Assistance dogs may be trained to work with the visually or hearing impaired, or with people in wheelchairs. Detection dogs may be trained to sniff...
Iditarod Footrace Champ on Running Down Depression
Dateline: Sep 28 2018 at 5:44 am
Pete Ripmaster won the 1,000-mile 2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational footrace in 26 days, 13 hours, 44 minutes. Along the way, he lost 30 pounds, a bunch of toenails ? and a sense of clinging to life...
Alaska's Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave
Dateline: Sep 6 2018 at 8:41 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? Organizers of Alaska's 1,000-mile Iditarod say an Anchorage business has become a sponsor of the famed sled dog race. The addition of Anchorage Distillery follows a challenging ...
Fortney: From Iditarod to stock dogs, former Calgarian loves a working canine
Dateline: Jul 11 2018 at 3:16 am
She?s the first Canadian woman to have finished the Iditarod, the 1,600-kilometre Alaskan dog sled race that takes the mushers and their dog teams over treacherous mountain ranges, desolate tundra ...
Longtime sponsor of Iditarod cuts ties with Alaska race
Dateline: Jun 27 2018 at 7:01 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? The maker of Jack Daniel's whiskey has dropped its long-running sponsorship of Alaska's Iditarod sled race, the company said Wednesday. The move by Louisville, Kentucky-based Br...
Iditarod musher's camp offers veterans camaraderie
Dateline: Jun 9 2018 at 1:37 pm
For many Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushers, reaching the Burled Arch in Nome after a 1,000-mile trip of adventure and self-discovery is enough -- but not for Rick Casillo. ?Yes I race dogs, I ra...
When a 'service dog' gives birth at Tampa airport, controversy takes flight
Dateline: May 31 2018 at 7:12 pm
But people who are trying to trump the process and get their pets on an airline, it makes people look at me funny with my dog and question if it?s really a service dog." Standards set by the Intern...
PEOPLE Explains: What Is the Difference Between Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals?
Dateline: Feb 1 2018 at 4:39 am
In addition to this, if most emotional support animals are allowed on planes, how different are they from service and assistance animals like guide dogs ... other representatives from service dog a...

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