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Police cleared of Glenroy ?Mad Dog? siege wrongdoing
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 8:53 pm
POLICE have been cleared of any wrongdoing over a deadly siege that ended when a wanted fugitive turned his gun on himself. Almost two years after a 15-day inquest into the death of serial rapist A...
Driver arrested after chase through midtown Tulsa after K-9 tracks him down
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 8:45 pm
TULSA, Okla. - TULSA -- Police are investigating after a chase that started at a Midtown Tulsa apartment complex Thursday morning. Tulsa officers said they responded to a complex near 51st and Sher...
Colorado Springs police shoot dog during arrest of father and son
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 8:12 pm
A father and son were arrested in Colorado Springs Wednesday and police shot the son?s dog in the process. The incident unfolded at about 4:40 p.m. when police were called to the 1200 block of Alex...
Police dog Finn who was stabbed in line of duty in Stevenage is retiring
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 7:53 pm
A police dog who was seriously injured in a knife attack while on duty will be able to put his paws up as he retires tomorrow (March 31). The faithful pooch works his final shift today, alongside h...
Abandoned dog found tied to a tree in Bow; police say owner has contacted them
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 6:48 pm
BOW ? Police are investigating an abandoned dog found Wednesday morning. The black and white dog was found tied to a tree off Vaughn Road early Wednesday, police said. The dog is believed to have b...
5th dog tied to Iditarod dies as team nears Alaska village
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 5:31 pm
The old dog beat the young pups in the Iditarod, an nearly 1,000-mile sled dog race across the Alaska wilderness, as 57-year-old Mitch Seavey topped his son and a field of mostly younger mushers. S...
National Detector Dog Trials Set for April 2-5
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 5:28 pm
The competition in Raleigh will feature dogs from local, state, and national law enforcement agencies, the military, and corrections departments. Mar 30, 2017 North Carolina's State Bureau of Inves...
K-9 unit helps capture Ridgefield burglary suspects
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 5:04 pm
RIDGEFIELD, Wash. ? Three burglary suspects were captured with the help of a K-9 unit in Ridgefield Wednesday night. Shortly after 9 p.m., a woman in the 2000 block of South Osprey Drive reported h...
Police K-9 gets new assignment as a pet
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 1:56 pm
For the past five years, one member of the Waco Police Department has been available 24 hours a day, with no holidays and no sick time. But because of health concerns, he's now being forced off the...
Washington police add new K-9
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 12:33 pm
Fen, a 15-month-old German shepherd Malinois mix, excitedly wags his tail as his handler, Washington Police Patrolman Matthew Stanley, scratches his ears. Minutes later, the rambunctious Fen is run...
Motorcade rolls for fallen K-9 officer Roscoe
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 10:19 am
State Police have identified two people who died Sunday when their RV struck another vehicle on I-10 west in Crowley. State Police have identified two people who died Sunday when their RV struck an...
K-9 police procession to crematory held on Wednesday
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 8:22 am
Rosco, the Crowley police K-9 officer who was shot and killed during an overnight shooting last week, was honored on Wednesday in a special procession. His handler officer, Tate Thibodeaux, was hos...
The weird, wonderful world of Nome after Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 7:52 am
Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year?s Iditarod. For som...
K-9 Retires After More Than 500 Deployments
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 7:04 am
BOULDER, Colorado -- Boulder County sheriff's K-9 Fergie retired Monday after eight years and more than 500 deployments with the department. Fergie, an 11-year-old Dutch shepherd, started with the ...
Children?s Hospital?s New Comfort Dog Named in Honor of 16-year-old Patient
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 6:58 am
It?s an honor to be a small part of something that will make a big impact for years to come.? This working dog?s full-time comforting gig ? which will include aiding in stress management, social in...
K-9 Dex and handler seize $100K worth of cocaine off Tampa streets
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 3:52 am
K-9 Dex gets extra treats tonight. Dex and his handler seized 7 kilos of cocaine valued over $100,000 off the streets of Tampa on Wednesday. The Tampa Police Department shared the photo on their Fa...
6 Medical Conditions Dogs Can Sense
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 3:13 am
And these facts just barely scratch the surface of what dogs? remarkable snouts are capable of. From law enforcement and military employment to laboratory medical research, the power of the canine ...
5th Annual Charity Ball Supports Former Military Members
Dateline: Mar 29 2017 at 12:17 am
and an awards ceremony which recognizes our nation's Sheep Dogs - those in military, law enforcement, fire & rescue, and EMS. SDIA encourages former service members to be active in the community th...
15 Best Dog Breeds for Police Work
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 4:58 am
Dogs have been doing police work and working as K-9 officers for many years. Some breeds have been revered for their hard work protecting their handlers and civilians. There are quite a few dog bre...
This Year?s AKC Top Breed: Labrador Retriever
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 2:37 am
In 2016, Rottweiler was the 8 th most loved breed in the U.S.A ... In this year?s #2 spot once again is the German Shepherd. German Shepherds are renowned for their intelligence, obedience, and K-9...
When dogs fight, canines and owners lose: Ask Dog Lady
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 11:12 pm
I currently own a large, 86-pound Rottweiler mix who we may have over-socialized ... But some dogs do not get along with her, and Coco can't read their signs. There is a female German shepherd that...
Meadow fifth graders mushing their way through an Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 2:23 pm
The happy fifth-grade sled dogs at Meadow Elementary School are on their way to running an Iditarod right at their own school. Of course there is no snow on the Meadow School campus, at least not t...
Police find $1M heroin stash hidden inside dog's crate at Kennedy Airport
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 11:42 am
The drug mule was a dog. Two men were busted after cops found 10 kilos of heroin with an estimated street value of $1 million hidden in the bottom of a dog crate on March 15, officials said Monday....
Kennel Sends Supplies, Toys to Military Dogs Overseas
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 1:50 am
TRAVERSE CITY -- Allison Merrill can't help but tear up talking about Tank, her trusty German shepherd sidekick for the better part of the last 2 years. The two have been nearly inseparable since s...
AGFC K-9 unit tracks down win at manhunt field trials
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 1:02 am
MAYFLOWER - Tracking dog teams from corrections units across the South came together March 6-10, to compete in the 18th Annual Southern States Manhunt Field Trials at the Camp Robinson Special Use ...
Mitch Seavey First to Nome, Wins Iditarod XLV
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 7:30 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Mitch Seavey became the oldest and fastest musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, in year marred by an abnormally high number of dog deaths. His finish also set th...
The Most Popular Dog Breeds Hold Steady, Except for One That?s Shaking Things Up
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 3:00 pm
Meanwhile, the German shepherd held steady at number two, with the golden retriever at number three. In fact, the top 10 remained pretty consistent, with certain breeds shifting up or down a notch....
A richer Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 6:00 pm
The rumored $1 million dollar Iditarod reached Nome earlier this month. No, it wasn?t the dog sled race. It was a Chinese tour, which some along the Iditarod Trail nicknamed the ?Million Dollar Chi...
Iditarod fans must carry the torch to improve the race
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 4:28 am
The 2017 Iditarod is now behind us. The marathon plays a large part of Alaska's wintertime persona, so it behooves us to take a close look at how the race is run. All sporting events evolve as they...
The Iditarod and Alaska
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 3:26 pm
I recently read an article about the Iditarod sled dog race. That got me thinking about my visit to Alaska where I visited the home of Jeff King, the winner of the Iditarod. I visited there about e...
How these prison dogs and inmates are changing veterans' lives
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 2:09 am
The veteran component is also meaningful to the inmates, many of whom have military members in their families. U.S. Army veteran David Cameron, who received a dog named Disco from the program, rela...
Military Working Dog Display
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 9:19 pm
Join us to celebrate 50 years of the RNZAF's Military Working Dog (MWD) unit. You'll be able to see these dogs in action demonstrating obedience, agility, muzzle attacks, and biting work, as well a...
The nose goes: Military working dogs and their handlers train to detect drugs and explosives
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 7:03 am
She took off down the wall, frantically searching high and low behind every vent and in every crevice ? even the billiard-ball dispensers weren?t spared. Her handler, Pfc. Brad Bourne, a K-9 milita...
Meet Dean Cain's adorable new family member: A Rottweiler named King
Dateline: Mar 22 2017 at 12:35 am
German shepherd and (drumroll!) the Labrador retriever in first place. But guest Fourth Hour co-host Dean Cain has his own No. 1: a new Rottweiler named King.
Labrador Retriever still America's favorite dog breed, American Kennel Club says
Dateline: Mar 21 2017 at 11:32 pm
They don?t include mixed-breed dogs or hybrids like Labradoodles and Maltipoos. See the full list here The Lab may be a cutie, but AKC says the Rottweiler, rising through the ranks over the past te...
The German Shepherd Regains Title as Miami?s Most Popular Breed
Dateline: Mar 21 2017 at 1:16 am
This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Miami?s top spot in the 2016 ranking ... While the Labrador Retriever continues its reign as America?s dog, the Rottweiler has been slowly but surely rising ...
Iditarod musher Laura Neese learned to love the sled dog she didn't want to take
Dateline: Mar 17 2017 at 10:17 pm
Laura Neese had trained and planned for her first Iditarod sled dog race for years. But as she made the 1,000-mile trek over 10 days this month, she realized there were some things you couldn't com...
Duluth city attorney reaches Iditarod finish line
Dateline: Mar 17 2017 at 12:32 pm
Gunnar Johnson received a surprising question while he was stopped at the checkpoint in Galena, a remote community that's about 400 miles into Alaska's 979-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. "Someo...
An update on the genetic status of the Doberman Pinscher
Dateline: Mar 11 2017 at 8:00 am
Scientists were able to observe the effects of the introduction of canine parvovirus, which nearly wiped out the ... Static and dynamic ultrasonography for the early diagnosis of canine hip dysplas...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 4:06 am
September is National Service Dog Month ... but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, not every assist...
What is the temperment of a Rottweiler/German Shepherd?
Dateline: Jul 24 2015 at 10:00 am
If you own a computer - you must try this game. Vikings: War Of Clans has taken the web by storm. Test your skills against millions of players. Raised right, it is the best dog you'll ever own. I h...

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