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K-9 service dog left in hot car, dies
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 3:12 am
A K-9 service dog was found dead in his kennel after he was left in a hot car. His handler now faces animal cruelty charges. According to the report from Hardeman County, the handler, Officer Stric...
OP police help rescue dog stuck in dryer vent
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 3:03 am
Police were called to 80th and Hemlock streets about 9 a.m. Authorities said the homeowner does not have a dryer installed where the vent is. The curious dog decided to check it out and got its hea...
Seattle police shoot dog after it attacks woman in Rainier Valley
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 3:03 am
Seattle police shot and killed an unleashed dog after it attacked a 40-year-old woman and her dog in Seattle?s Rainier Valley Thursday evening. The unleashed dog also bit and injured its owner afte...
Detroit Cops Kill Woman's 3 Dogs; Lawsuit Accuses Them of Being a 'Dog Death Squad'
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 2:54 am
A woman whose three dogs were shot and killed by Detroit Police Department officers is demanding answers in a newly filed federal lawsuit, which describes the cops as being a "dog death squad." On ...
K-9 with K-1
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 10:49 pm
Officer Brandon Jones, center, and his partner, Keena, with the Hot Springs Police Department's K-9 unit, recent met with kindergarten and first-grade students at Lakeside Primary School. Holden Ph...
Amazing dogs that change the lives of children with disabilities
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 8:10 pm
But when Connor suddenly disappears to the hospital, Casey is the one who becomes anxious and withdrawn. A working dog, this makes sense; he?s suddenly unemployed, robbed of a mission and a sense o...
Humane Association: Why Aren't Military Dogs Reunited With Their Owners?
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 1:17 pm
Despite the American Humane Association?s successful advocacy for a requirement that former tactical dogs be brought home after their service ends, the animals often do not end up with their former...
Meet Keno, Sparta and Kilo: K-9 handlers to graduate
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 11:41 am
You're hiding from police and an officer yells for you to come out or they'll release their K-9: What would you do? It's a scenario police must be trained for and starting today, May 26, there will...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 8:09 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...
Police log: Dog bite
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 7:38 am
A stray dog bit a Flagstaff woman this week. According to the police report, the victim was running on the urban trail west of Thorpe Park Tuesday when a dog jumped out from behind a tree and bit h...
Cloned military police dog being trained in Mercer county
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 7:00 am
A dog trainer in Mercer county is taking part in an experiment involving dogs that are clones. A new resident at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville is Specter, the clone. As part of an experiment...
Clone police dog in training in Mercer county
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 6:14 am
A dog trainer in Mercer county is taking part in an experiment involving dogs that are clones. A new resident at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville is Specter, the clone. As part of an experiment...
Man threatened son with sword, used dog against officers, police say
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 3:38 am
BAY CITY, MI ? A Bay City man is facing criminal charges that he threatened his son with a sword and used his boxer-breed dog to stymie police attempts to arrest him. About 11:30 p.m. Monday, May 2...
K-9 unit captures stolen car suspect
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 12:03 am
CHULA VISTA (CBS 8) - A K-9 helps arrest a stolen car suspect in the south bay Thursday. A k-9 unit dragged the man out of some brush in Chula Vista where police say he was hiding. Officers say he ...
NYPD K-9 Detective Helps Deliver Baby Girl
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 6:00 pm
An NYPD K-9 detective on patrol in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning helped a woman deliver a baby girl in her car. Detective Lorraine Bowden was flagged down by a frantic man who told her that his wi...
Ban on import of foreign dog breeds evokes mixed reactions
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 3:27 pm
Foreign dogs that can survive in India Labrador Pug Dachshund Pomeranian German shepherd Doberman Dalmatian Beagle Great Dane Rottweiler Boxer Some mastiffs Airedale Terrier Golden retriever Chesap...
K-9 cop nabs evading suspect in north Harris County
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 6:28 am
An evading suspect had a rough run-in with a K-9 cop in north Harris County last week. This is the mug shot of Patrick Bouvier Davenport, 30. According to Precinct 4, deputy constables were called ...
Review: ?Brick Tough? Power Unit From Brunton
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 3:01 am
From Alaska and the Iditarod Trail, to remote jungle tracks, this year I put the Brunton Servo 120 to the test and then some. As a videographer, my power needs are high, including multiple cameras,...
Veterans lose their military dogs in mass adoptions out
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 6:00 pm
ROCKINGHAM ? U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson?s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act contained a request for a formal investigation into mismanaged adoptions of military working dogs from th...
Warwick police dog gets lifesaving vest
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 8:06 am
ALBANY ? The next time ?Stitch? is out in the field, hard at work on a drug trafficking case or searching for a missing person, he?ll be doing it with some new, life-saving protection now that the ...
PetSmart® Expands Third Annual Special Patriotic Services to Honor America?s Military
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 4:51 am
Since 1992, Canine Companions has placed 144 dogs with military veterans, with the number of dogs placed tripling since 2008. Many of those dogs are with men and women who served in Iraq and Afghan...
Heartbroken, depressed and sad, shelter senior wouldn't even get up for treats
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:33 am
Click here for Lucas' PetHarbor listing. LUCAS - ID#A4946767. "My name is Lucas and I am described as a male, black and brown Rottweiler and German Shepherd Dog. The shelter thinks I am about 10 ye...
Military Dog of the Year to lead parade
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:18 am
A four-legged parade marshal will be at the helm of this year?s Live Oak Memorial Day Parade. Sgt. Rambo, named 2015 Military Dog of the Year by the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, wil...
5 cities to have their hottest temperature records broken
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 10:12 pm
Alaskan winters are warmer and dry with record-low snowfalls in the region. So much so that, for the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, snow had to be brought in to Anchorage by train, while the ...
Microchips for working dogs
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 12:28 am
Question: I have heard that working dogs are exempt from compulsory microchipping. Does that mean that I needn?t have had my Labrador, which I work on a number of local shoots, microchipped recentl...
Algorithms Will Train Your Dog
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 1:58 pm
and dog training is hard. So when I saw that a research team was working on an algorithm to train dogs (or, in science speak, a ?a Computer-Assisted Canine Posture Training System?) I was instantly...
FactCheck: Are restricted dog breeds inherently more dangerous than all the rest?
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 7:21 am
It found that the breeds most commonly identified in the biting incidents were: Pit bull (137 bite victims), rottweiler (24), pit bull mix (13), German shepherd (10), German shepherd mix (9), Akita...
Pets that need homes
Dateline: May 21 2016 at 4:20 am
Jasmine is a gorgeous Rottweiler mix. Still a pup at 1 ˝ years old, she is all wagging tail and big brown eyes. Jazz wants to find a family to grow with. She loves to play. Mia is a female German s...
SC motel owner charged for refusing room to woman with service dog
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 9:23 pm
A Myrtle Beach motel owner is facing charges after police said he refused to let a woman rent a room because of her service animal ... or facilities by the dog. (d) Every person who is a trainer of...
New bronze statue for Seward
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 6:49 am
The detailed sculpture was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. It was created by Pat Garley, assisted by Colleen Wake, of Arctic Fires Bronze Sculptureworks of Palmer, Alaska. Locals...
Routley: Help! My puppy is sick!
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 5:17 am
I brought Jake to the vet, and with one simple test, they told me he had Parvovirus. Apparently, certain breeds like German Shepherds, Dobermans and Rottweilers are more prone to getting it. I thou...
Dateline: May 19 2016 at 1:12 am
Service animals are working ... dogs trained? ?By definition, a service dog is a dog that performs a task that mitigates a disability of the dog?s owner. Since each person experiences a disability ...
AG's daughter with Down syndrome trains dogs for service, FBI
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 4:00 am
has been recently working on articulating her words. "Pu- pu- pu- pu," she said as a cue to the dog and as a way for her practice saying "puppy." Arianna and the other people who spend time at Dogw...
The 10 smartest (more or less) dog breeds
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 2:31 am
German shepherd -- An intelligent but complex breed ... Warm and affectionate with immeidate family, they can be reserved with strangers. * Rottweiler -- Despite its fierce reputation, the Rottweil...
These very good dogs became decorated military heroes
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 1:28 am
Since the U.S. military first started using war dogs in World War I, the bomb detecting abilities of canines have prevented the loss of human life. Military war dogs are some very special, highly t...
Group working to raise money for War Dog memorial
Dateline: May 16 2016 at 1:56 am
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Retired war...
Dog Bites Insurer
Dateline: May 15 2016 at 8:15 pm
The top five breeds (themselves responsible for 64.9 percent of all dog-bite fatalities) were: Pit bull (26.95 percent of all fatalities); Rottweiler (15.6 percent of all fatalities); German Shephe...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: May 7 2016 at 9:24 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...
What It's Like to Take On the Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 17 2016 at 2:37 am
Billy Snodgrass, a 59-year-old kennel owner and musher from Wyoming, is packing his sled. The next day he will embark on his fifth Iditarod Sled Dog Race, from Willow near Anchorage to Nome on the ...

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