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Irving Police Department announces new K-9 team
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 11:57 pm
Baron is a ?dual purpose? patrol dog. He?s highly trained in narcotics detection and in search/tracking and apprehension. The Irving Police Department has two K-9 teams. The second team is Officer ...
Police kill fox that bit 3, await rabies results
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 11:50 pm
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) ? Police have killed a fox that bit a New York City woman, a school child, school staff members and a dog. The animal will be tested for rabies. Danielle Bopko of New York ...
Highly contagious virus killing dogs in New Jersey
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 11:45 pm
Higher risk breeds include Rottweilers, Doberman pinschers, Labrador retrievers, American Staffordshire terriers and German shepherds. Parvovirus vaccines can effectively prevent puppies and dogs f...
Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 11:39 pm
A member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division with a K-9 walks along the perimeter fence along Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The Secret Serv...
Police: Houston Man Stabs Son, Kills Dog
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 11:26 pm
Houston police say a man has stabbed his 16-month old son before fatally stabbing the family dog. Officers said the attack happened Monday at a home in southwest Houston. The father was taken into ...
The Belgian Malinois: The dog the White House didn?t use on fence-jumping intruder
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 9:11 pm
The Secret Service has had a canine team since 1976, when it was created to stop suicide bombers. The dogs train for 20 weeks before they start working and then do eight hours a week of retraining ...
Dog rescued from Tampa's Hillsborough River, kept company by manatee
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 9:02 pm
TAMPA, Fla. - A dog was rescued by police in Tampa and a picture appears to show the animal had some company as it struggled to survive. The dog's owner, Ronesha Keaton, lost her 8-month-old pup on... petition demands police investigation into dog capsicum spray incident be made public
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 8:31 pm
MORE than 16,000 supporters have signed an online petition calling for police to release an internal report into an ACT police officers using capsicum spray on a chained dog. In May, a police offic...
Kane sheriff?s office gets $10K for new K-9 unit
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 2:47 pm
ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP ? For the past five years, Kane County Sheriff?s Deputy Bill Gatske has worked alongside Gino, an 88-pound German shepherd trained in detecting explosives, tracking suspects an...
Rescued shelter dog will help Army veteran cope with stress, anxiety
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 2:00 pm
Missy, an abandoned German shepherd, was given a new life earlier this year when Plano Animal Shelter employee Jackie Konold adopted her and began training her as a service dog. Now the 3-year-old ...
Kane County gets grant to replace retiring K-9
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 10:50 am
As one of only a handful of area departments with explosive detection K-9 units, the Kane County Sheriff's Department had begun the search for a replacement for Gino, a five-year veteran of the for...
Plainfield Police Department's K-9 Aron's 'End of Watch'
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 9:37 am
In a press release on Sunday, the Plainfield Police Department reported the sad death of their K-9 officer Aron. K-9 Aron and his trainer and handler, Officer Brian Wagner had been partners since 2...
Crystal Police Squad Car Window Smashed With K-9 Inside
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 6:13 am
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) ? Crystal Police are asking for the public?s help in finding the person responsible for throwing a 40-pound brick through the window of a squad car ? which had a K-9 officer insi...
'Z Nation' Recap: Episode 2, 'Fracking Zombies'
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 4:41 am
Just saying. Alone and stressed out, Citizen Z is thrilled when a dogsled arrives. His unspoken dreams of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race are dashed though after he has to shoot the musher. One sl...
Trial for Mills police dog case set for November
Dateline: Sep 21 2014 at 11:05 pm
A Mills police officer facing an animal cruelty charge after the death of a police dog will go to trial in November, a state prosecutor said Friday. Zachary Miller allegedly left K9 officer Nyx in ...
Simsbury Police Department's Heroes and Hounds Program Supports Military Dog Units
Dateline: Sep 21 2014 at 1:49 am
They?re a soldier?s best friend ? military working dogs serve faithfully on the front lines alongside U.S. military personnel. So, the Simsbury Police Department designed the ?Heroes and Hounds? pr...
With a 'bone to pick,' Schaeffer signs on for Last Great Race
Dateline: Sep 19 2014 at 4:33 pm
Earlier this month, Schaeffer signed on for another long journey: the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. And while he's no stranger to the 1,000-mile contest from Willow to Nome ? he has started the rac...
KCSO K-9 goes from crime fighter to family pet
Dateline: Sep 19 2014 at 11:51 am
After seven years of arrests, drug seizures and searches, the Knox County Sheriff?s Office is retiring Axel, an award-winning K-9. What once was 74-pounds of terror for bad guys, now becomes 74 pou...
Iditarod photographer recounts adventures on the trail in 'Chasing Dogs'
Dateline: Sep 19 2014 at 6:55 am
After more than 30 years of being the official photographer for the Iditarod, Jeff Schultz has accumulated 50,000 pictures on every aspect of the race. In his recent book, "Chasing Dogs," he highli...
Scientists Discover One Fascinating Way Our Dogs Are Just Like Us
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 6:00 pm
They would whine and pace and avoid repeating the task while the optimistic dogs would appear unfazed and continue." Eventually, the research could help build something like a personality test for ...
Dogs can be pessimists too
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 8:09 am
Dogs ... dog that avoids risks would be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistanc...
Why Your Dog Is Pessimistic
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 2:08 am
Most dogs are ... be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistance Dogs Australia, a...
Military Working Dogs: Ready to Fight
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 6:00 pm
9/17/2014 - KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 18th Wing is home to a world-class combat team ready to fight and win from the Keystone of the Pacific: the 18th Security Forces Squadron military working ...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 5:28 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...
Retired Military Dog Gets Lifesaving Surgery Thanks To CBS4 Viewers
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 2:04 pm
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) ? An ex-military dog is recovering after getting life-saving surgery on Wednesday. That surgery was made possible by generous Coloradans. CBS4 first reported Kay earlier this m...
N.J. Agriculture Secretary to tour Working Dog Winery in East Windsor as part of Wine Week
Dateline: Sep 16 2014 at 6:19 am
EAST WINDSOR?To kick off Wine Week in New Jersey and celebrate the state's grape harvest, state Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher will tour Working Dog Winery in East Windsor Tuesday afternoo...
Champion Distance Musher Jeff King Plans a Return to the Yukon Quest
Dateline: Sep 12 2014 at 8:41 am
You give us a trail and it will be fun to spar with the best of the Yukon Quest mushers.? King is better known for his four Iditarod championships. Last year, he nearly claimed a fifth win, but the...
Four-time Iditarod winner Jeff King returning to Yukon Quest in 2015
Dateline: Sep 12 2014 at 4:39 am
Four-time Iditarod winner Jeff King returning to Yukon Quest in 2015 By Sam Friedman / Correction: This article has been changed to reflect the following corre...
Marine Corps Veteran Reunites with Military Dog
Dateline: Sep 11 2014 at 12:04 pm
DALLAS ? After over a year apart, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sergeant Robert Hulsey was reunited today with Jjoe, the military Contract Working Dog (CWD) he served with in Afghanistan. The reunion t...
One Photo Confirms Why Military Dogs Are the Best Dogs Ever
Dateline: Sep 11 2014 at 6:33 am
Kelsey Harris is the visual editor at The Daily Signal and digital media associate at The Heritage Foundation. If loyalty had to be defined by a picture, this would be it. A military working dog sp...
Woodruff returning to 'Iditarod'
Dateline: Sep 9 2014 at 9:15 pm
Woodruff High School's band is returning to its show ?Iditarod,? which won it the 2A State Championship in 2010. The show tells the story of a racer trying to survive the nearly 1,000-mile race acr...
Alaska, and its famous Iditarod, beckon Milwaukee man
Dateline: Aug 18 2014 at 6:00 pm
When Willie Karidis graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981, he took off for a summer job drilling for gold in Alaska because a friend said he was made for the place. "And he was...
Paras' encounter with a Rottweiler, German Shepherd and a Pug
Dateline: Jun 8 2013 at 10:00 am
Jammu and Kashmir Flood: Nearly 150 Killed, Intense Relief Operations Underway Worst floods in the state in 50 years Floods in Jammu and Kashmir a National Calamity, Says PM Modi He visited the sta...
Common dog diseases (Video)
Dateline: Nov 5 2012 at 10:02 pm
There are several common dog diseases that are found in the Milwaukee area. Most can be cured if caught early, some can be life threatening. Last year, Milwaukee had an outbreak of distemper. It fo...
Military Working Dog Adoptions
Dateline: Aug 16 2012 at 12:15 am
The United States military spends countless amounts of money and hours training our soldiers to the highest of standards; well they do the same with the Military Working Dog (MWD ... just like poli...

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