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Maxx, Oakland County K-9 Officer, Dies of Natural Causes
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 12:42 pm
An Oakland County K-9 officer, Maxx, has died of natural causes. Assigned to the Oakland County Sheriff?s Office?s Narcotics Team, the 5-year-old Belgian Malinois was credited with uncovering large...
Treating PTSD in Military Dogs
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 12:16 pm
WOAI in San Antonio has a piece on post-traumatic stress disorder in military dogs, highlighting the work of Walter Burghardt, a veterinarian and researcher at Lackland Air Force Base in the Texas ...
Minneapolis police shoot dog; owner enraged
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 9:56 am
The moment Paul Trott let his two dogs out in the backyard he could see a problem. Someone had broken the gate at the rear of the yard, and the dogs made a dash for the opening and into the alley b...
Corporal Gunnar Scott K-9 Honorary Marine Corporal At Live Life Family Day
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 9:05 am
Meet Corporal Gunnar Scott whose very name means Brave and Bold Warrior at the Live Life Family Day at Hebert Candy Mansion on Sunday, July 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This valiant K-9 service dog na...
Police: Dog Stabbed to Death in Domestic Dispute
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 8:07 am
A man is in custody after officers found two dogs dead in Dumfries on Monday morning, according to Prince William County Police. Gerard Darvell Williams, 32, of the 17700 block of Confederate Ct, D...
Oakland County Sheriff's Office mourns loss of K-9 unit member "Maxx"
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 7:42 am
Maxx was a 5 year old Belgian Malinois and passed away due to natural causes. ?Maxx was a natural at finding and uncovering dangerous narcotics. He conducted many tracks and drug searches during hi...
The Beringtons: Wisconsin to Kenai Peninsula Dug Mushing
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 7:29 am
Known for being a dog-mushing mecca, the Kenai is home to the Tustumena 200, one of the biggest qualifiers for the Iditarod, and this is exactly where the twins want to be. The caveat, they must fi...
Oakland County sheriff's K-9 unit member dies
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 6:42 am
Pontiac? The Oakland County Sheriff?s Office has lost one of its K-9 unit members, the department said Tuesday. Maxx, a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois assigned to the narcotics enforcement team, died ...
An Airman's best friend
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 5:05 am
7/22/2014 - ELLSWORTH, AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. - -- It is said that a dog is a man's best friend. Military working dog handlers from the 28th Security Forces Squadron take this to another level, under...
In domestic dispute, man stabbed dog to death, police say
Dateline: Jul 22 2014 at 4:16 am
Prince William County police arrested a man whom they said assaulted a woman and then stabbed her dog to death. Gerard Darvell Williams, 32, was involved in a verbal dispute on Monday morning with ...
Retired army dog went from stressed to serene thanks to dog whisperer
Dateline: Jul 21 2014 at 10:50 pm
Seven-year-old Springer spaniel Tim has sniffed out explosives for the RAF since he was two but after he retired the poor pooch struggled to adjust to life outside of the forces, in the same way ma...
K-9 apprehends robbery suspect
Dateline: Jul 21 2014 at 12:47 pm
A man who fled from police Monday afternoon was captured by a K-9 unit near the Clearwater Paper plant, according to the Shelby Police Department. Roger Lee Sparks, of Morganton, allegedly fled fro...
K-9 apprehends suspect
Dateline: Jul 21 2014 at 12:43 pm
A man who fled from police Monday afternoon was captured by K-9 unit near the Clearwater Paper plant, according to the Shelby Police Department. Roger Lee Sparks, of Morganton, allegedly fled from ...
Animal Attraction: Rover Oaks Pet Resort Raises Over $10k for US War Dogs!
Dateline: Jul 21 2014 at 4:57 am
"The Houston and Katy communities have been overwhelmingly supportive and generous with Operation: War Dogs. We think this will be an effort that continues to grow for a long time to come." "When o...
Channel 2 investigation exposes no policy for K-9 use
Dateline: Jul 20 2014 at 6:00 pm
They wear a badge, help make arrests and even fight crime, but a Channel 2 Action News investigation found Georgia's four-legged officers differ from their human partners in a major way -- training...
Augusta rescue groups working hard to get dogs out of animal shelter
Dateline: Jul 20 2014 at 1:49 pm
Lindsay's passion for news started at a very young age. She was only in elementary school when she began her journey in the broadcast industry as a host for the morning announcements. She continued...
Retiring K-9 after 7.5 years
Dateline: Jul 20 2014 at 8:08 am
After seven-and-a-half years of working the streets, the Washington County Sheriff?s Office K-9 Cyrus retired in early July. Cyrus was diagnosed with cancer in March and had reached the point where...
Pit Bull Police Dog Put To Death; Wasn?t A Pit Bull
Dateline: Jul 20 2014 at 7:18 am
Pit Bulls are illegal in Great Britain, so when a trained police dog was labeled a Pit Bull, it was put to death. The dog, Tyson, was being trained for police work at the Avon and Sommerset Police ...
Police Dog Put To Sleep After Being Labeled a Pit Bull
Dateline: Jul 20 2014 at 2:28 am
A dog in Great Britain that was being trained for police work has been put to sleep after Dog Legislation Officers determined the dog to have physical characteristics of a pit bull. The action prov...
Topic matches for "working dogs"
Dateline: Jul 19 2014 at 11:00 am
The newest member of the Maypearl Police Department eagerly awaited his chance to showcase his talents, his tail wagging with excitement. Silver, the department's new drug dog and his partner Offic...
Marine Reunited With His Military Dog After 2 Years
Dateline: Jul 18 2014 at 3:53 pm
Marine Reunited With His Military Dog After 2 Years A larger-than-usual crowd gathered at Milwaukee's airport Friday for a very special reunion between a war veteran and his service dog. Check out ...
Kenosha Marine, military dog reunited
Dateline: Jul 18 2014 at 11:25 am
A happy reunion took place Friday at Mitchell International Airport between a U.S. Marine veteran and his former partner. Lance Cpl. James Minton of Kenosha was reunited with his military war dog, ...
Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 7-18
Dateline: Jul 17 2014 at 6:00 pm
German shepherd, tan and white male, unlicensed, failed behavior evaluation/body handling (scored 4/5 on July 15), Tracy Street, Toledo, stray brought to the shelter. Rottweiler mix, black and oran...
More Ranchiites opt for breed dogs
Dateline: Jul 17 2014 at 5:50 pm
Be it the city's illegal animal market at Kantatoli or dog-breeders registered with the Kennel Club of India (KCI), Chennai, buyers cannot get enough of German Shepherds, Alsatians, Rottweiler and ...
Dog Days: Aquatics aggression class at base training tank
Dateline: Jul 17 2014 at 10:53 am
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. - The handler lets go of the tightly threaded, black leash, letting the full force of Baby, a military working dog, come upon Cpl. Paul Kelley, military working dog handler...
Working dog, handler prove useful in Afghanistan
Dateline: Jul 17 2014 at 3:03 am
Improvised explosive devices remain a major threat to Marines conducting security patrols in Helmand province. To help mitigate the threat, working-dog handlers and IED detection dogs are used to f...
Service dog laid to rest after living in Marine City
Dateline: Jul 16 2014 at 9:15 pm
Military Working Dog Chyan-D233 was set to be buried with honors on Saturday, July 12, at the Michigan War Dog Memorial in Lyon Township near Milford. Chyan, a Belgian malinois, was born in Germany...
Neighbors complain about loose dogs
Dateline: Jul 15 2014 at 6:00 pm
The owner of a Rottweiler and a German Shepherd in the 32000 block of Hennepin was cited July 14 for allowing his animals to run at large and also because they were unlicensed. In separate instance...
Now retired, Ryky the military dog heads to Washington to lobby for canine warriors
Dateline: Jul 15 2014 at 11:20 am
A couple of weeks ago, Army Staff Sgt. James Harrington was reunited with his partner, Ryky, a Belgian malinois bomb-sniffing military dog that he had parted ways with almost three years ago after ...
Military Dogs Take The Hill
Dateline: Jul 15 2014 at 8:08 am
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military war dogs will be taking the Hill on July 23rd to make an urgent case for bringing home all our four-footed veterans who save lives on t...
On Point for Animals helps working dog breeds
Dateline: Jul 14 2014 at 9:50 am
?When Harry Met Sally? hilarious happenings occurred; when Harry met Chrissy, his life changed. A one and a half-year-old Blue Heeler mix, Harry and his brother, Duke, were left in a yard in southw...
Commentary: Barking mad about dog justice
Dateline: Jul 12 2014 at 4:29 am
You see them on the trains, local and intercity, and the intercity airplanes. Some taxi drivers feel safer with a German shepherd or Rottweiler on the front seat. I have always thought a dog is sup...
For French dogs, c'est la vie
Dateline: Jul 11 2014 at 8:06 am
You see them on the trains, local and intercity, and the intercity airplanes. Some taxi drivers feel safer with a German shepherd or Rottweiler on the front seat. I have always thought a dog is sup...
Military dog remembered, honored after service
Dateline: Jul 11 2014 at 4:14 am
Military Working Dog Chyan-D233 will be buried with honors at noon today, Saturday, July 12 at the Michigan War Dog Memorial in Lyon Township near Milford. Chyan, a Belgian malinois, was born in Ge...
Iditarod 2014
Dateline: Jul 11 2014 at 12:02 am
Mitch Seavey works with his dog team after he arrived at the White Mountain checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday, March 10, 2014, in White Mountain, Alaska. (AP Photo/The An...
Will Your Next Employee or Co-Worker Be a Dog?
Dateline: Jul 10 2014 at 5:26 pm
This year, International Assistance Dog Week, which is August 3 - 9, has the theme: Dogs in the Workplace. This theme recognizes the growing diversity of assistance dog types including: Guide Dogs ...
From guide dogs to allergy sniffers: Meet 8 amazing pooches who changed their owners' lives
Dateline: Jul 10 2014 at 12:50 am
This set of career-focused canines have far more important roles to play - by offering crucial assistance to us humans ... Army veteran Brad Schwarz plays with his service dog Panzer following a ba...
Iditarod 2014: Previewing the field in The Last Great Race
Dateline: Feb 28 2014 at 8:14 pm
Even the competitors in the Iditarod, an event intrinsically linked to frigid conditions, will have to overcome unusual weather this winter. With surfaces along the trail much icier than anticipate...
The Psychology Behind Owning a German Shepherd Dog
Dateline: Apr 8 2013 at 2:09 am
Protective/aggressive breeds, yes this includes our lovable German Shepherds, tend to have owners who are more protective and/or aggressive. Granted, this study only studied Rottweilers, German She...
Iditarod Sled Dog Death Will Lead To Changes, Race Organizers Say
Dateline: Mar 20 2013 at 11:08 am
This undated photo provided by Squid Acres Kennel shows racing dog Dorado, who died during the Iditarod race on Friday, March 15, 2013. ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? Changes are planned for Alaska's Iditarod...
Friendly German Shepherd surrendered by owner close to euthanasia (Video)
Dateline: Mar 15 2013 at 2:45 pm
A three-year-old male German Shepherd was surrendered by his owner along with a Rottweiler in Downey, CA. The dog is described as very friendly and has had no interest from potential adopters or re...
Wisconsin twin sisters take on the Iditarod
Dateline: Feb 16 2013 at 8:00 am
Anna Berington finished Alaska's grueling Iditarod sled dog race 43 seconds ahead of her sister, and that was fitting, because she's been five minutes behind her twin since birth. Growing up in nor...
Military Working Dog Adoptions
Dateline: Aug 16 2012 at 12:12 am
... s useful working life or when the dog is otherwise excess to the needs of the Department, unless the dog has been determined to be unsuitable for adoption.? You may ask how old these MWD?s are ...

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