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Police stab dog to death after it attacked an officer during a drugs raid
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 3:57 am
Police stabbed a dog to death after it attacked a trainee detective constable during a drug raid. The pet ? which was not thought to be a banned breed ? was knifed after CS spray had no effect. No ...
Palm Springs police investigate shooting that injured dog
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 3:37 am
The Palm Springs Police Department is trying to track down suspects who shot at a home on Gateway Drive Thanksgiving night. Officers were called to the 800 block of Gateway Drive in the Desert High...
Man allegedly attacks dog in Portsmouth
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 3:36 am
PORTSMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police arrested a man Friday after he allegedly tried to strangle a neighbor's dog. Just before 10 a.m. Friday, police said Roger Pelletier forced his way into a ...
Oregon police dog fired for poor performance
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 3:36 am
CANNON BEACH, Ore. ? A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes. The...
Kansas City Royals Trade Aaron Crow to Marlins; Resign Jason Frasor
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 3:19 am
Apparently, the Royals did not believe Crow was worth the price after his velocity dropped in 2014, leading to a poor year in which his ERA ballooned to 4.12 and his strikeout rate dropped to 5.2 p...
Ore. K-9 fired for poor performance
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 1:46 am
CANNON BEACH, Ore. ? A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes. The...
5 new dog books make great gifts for your pup-loving pals
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 1:43 am
Heroic dogs that serve in the military, loyal mutts that enter our families and our hearts, goofy dogs that make us laugh. As the holiday season arrives, there is no shortage of books for dog lover...
Crash will keep musher from 2015 Iditarod
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 1:40 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Iditarod musher struck by a sport utility vehicle while on a training run says her first thought was with her dogs. Karen Hendrickson tells the Alaska Dispatch News (http://b...
Herding in their blood for working dogs
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 12:46 am
Herding in their blood for working... At Canada?s Western Agribition, some of the ... The provincial government was forced by the opposition again on Thursday to defend its spending on the lean hea...
Police Investigate Sickening Dog Abuse Case
Dateline: Nov 28 2014 at 12:12 am
Police have seized a Jack Russell terrier from a Norfolk, Massachusetts, home after a video of the dog being abused was posted online. Police say the dog, named Charlie, is seen in the video being ...
Alaska Iditarod musher recounts horrific training run collision with SUV
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 10:41 pm
When an SUV slammed into musher Karin Hendrickson's four-wheeler Tuesday evening, she was thrown into the air and her dogs ran from the scene of the accident. She landed in a ditch about 20 feet aw...
Montour County Deputy Sheriff, K-9 earn Rice award
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 10:07 pm
SUNBURY ? Montour County Deputy Sheriff Ryan King and K-9 partner Kash were recent recipients of the Carl Rice Memorial Award which is presented by the district attorneys of Northumberland and Mont...
Cash, the police dog, fired from police department
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 6:57 pm
CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) ? Cash the police dog is out of a job. He?s been fired by the police department in Cannon Beach, an Oregon coastal town. It seems Cash didn?t have the temperament to be a K-...
Medal for brave police dog who was attacked with metal bar
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 3:49 pm
Fuzz was pursuing an armed robbery suspect in Downham when he attacked him with a metal bar. This gashed open his face under his right eye, but the courageous pooch didn?t give up. Despite being co...
America's most cowardly police dog: Bungling K-9 fired for being afraid of heights, drugs, skittish and for barking t...
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 3:03 pm
A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but Cash just didn't have what it takes. The dog was dismissed from...
K-9 officer sniffs out suspect on NE Holladay Pl.
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 9:33 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) ? Police in North Portland blocked of NE Holladay Pl. near NE 125th Ave Thursday afternoon when they were involved in an incident that began with a burglary, PPB Sgt. Pete S...
Handlers of retired Marine hero, bomb-sniffing dog give thanks for animal's duty
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 8:16 am
The Willingham family's three-legged dog, Lucca, is more than just a pet. She's an inspiration, and a hero. The German Shepherd mix is a retired military dog, trained to sniff out explosives and pr...
Missing service dog sought by an army of Lexington searchers
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 2:09 am
A fuzzy white dog who went missing from her owner while visiting Lexington last month has caused an army of searchers to mobilize in the community. The dog, Lucy, went missing Oct. 18, after she du...
Military working dogs honored, revered with memorial
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 12:52 am
A general who had fought in the Korean War told a story of a man and a dog. As the story goes, as told by Phil Weitlauf, president of the Michigan War Dog Memorial, soldiers accompanied by a German...
Iditarod musher injured in accident near Willow
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 11:03 pm
On Tuesday, Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson was injured when a Talkeetna woman lost control of her vehicle and struck the ATV that Hendrickson?s dog team was pulling. Alaska State Troopers receiv...
Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson recovering from roadside collision
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 11:54 am
Karin Hendrickson, a four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finisher, remained hospitalized on Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle while on a training run along the Parks Highway. None of her...
The Iditarod's Golden Connection
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 10:22 am
One of the sponsors of the Iditarod sled dog race has a heart of gold. The Donlin prospect is 285 miles west of Anchorage in the Y-K Delta region. Donlin is two and a half years into the permitting...
Watch a tiny yorkie chase away a burglar
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 7:45 am
Lots of people get guard dogs. Popular choices are dobermans, German shepherds, rottweilers. While all of those dogs are probably big snuggly piles of fur when you get to know them, they can defini...
Getting by with a little help from a 4-legged friend
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 6:10 am
Since 1975, Canine Companions for Independence has trained and supplied almost 4,600 assistance ... are dogs that don?t quite qualify as guide dogs but find success working in other fields such as ...
Injured musher speaks from bedside about accident
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 11:00 pm
Hendrickson wasn?t so lucky. The six time Iditarod participant suffered a broken back. She moved to Alaska in 2003 just to become a musher and is determined to be healed before Iditarod 2016. "My r...
New 'breed' of Army dog handlers
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 4:00 pm
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 26, 2014) -- Soldiers of the U.S. Army's Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of ...
Working Like a Dog: Illustrator Mark Ulriksen's Had a Busy Fall Drawing Pups and Giants
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 8:07 am
San Francisco-based artist and illustrator Mark Ulriksen says it's hard to stand out in today's blitz of media. Now out with a new book, Dogs Rule, Nonchalantly, Ulriksen is the ultimate operator. ...
Two years later, K-9 Enzo is even better
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 2:10 am
For nearly 24 hours a day, Wilton K-9 Officer Steven Rangel and his partner, K-9 Enzo, are together ? whether they?re patrolling Wilton in the department?s gray police cruiser or sleeping in bed at...
K-9 Officers
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 12:32 am
A West Covina police dog is expected to have followup surgery on Tuesday after having been shot by a suspect on Sunday attempting to flee from authorities reported the two-year-old ...
Working With Rescued Stray Dogs
Dateline: Nov 24 2014 at 10:09 am
On any given day, you can find dogs running loose on the Pine Ridge Reservation, some of them wild. Dogs have bitten people and, as we saw last week, even killed a young girl. A group called Light ...
Louisiana village bans pit bulls & Rottweilers, orders to collect them for disposal by Dec. 1
Dateline: Nov 23 2014 at 5:00 am
"If that's what the ordinance says, then that's what it says,? he said. Lemoine said he owned a German shepherd, but he considered pit bulls and Rottweilers particularly ?vicious.? "They're going t...
Police investigating dog shooting
Dateline: Nov 22 2014 at 1:09 pm
Felicia Rowe reported Friday morning that her 13-month old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix dog was shot and run over at the bottom of their driveway on Eastman Road. Police said it happened Thursday...
Everyday Hero Dogs honoring Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 5:45 pm
Join in the ?Everyday Hero Dogs Honoring Military Working Dogs? photo contest. A ?Hero Dog? can help honor Military Working Dogs! Not every dog can be a Military Working Dog, but our canine compani...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 5:27 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...
Dog shot, run over in Grafton
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 8:24 am
It happened on Eastman Road. Police say someone shot and ran over Jane, a 13-month-old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix at the end of her driveway. She was rushed to a nearby animal hospital and is e...
New bomb-sniffing dogs working Sea-Tac security
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 4:53 am
SEA-TAC AIRPORT, Wash. -- Brand-new screening measures are in place at Sea-Tac Airport ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel rush. TSA is now using specially-trained bomb-sniffing canines a...
Cyclist Prepares For Iditarod
Dateline: Nov 20 2014 at 9:11 am
Most of us have heard of the Iditarod; the world famous sled dog race that spans more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness. A Sioux Falls man has been invited to race in the Iditarod on his bike....
Soldier Reunited With His Army War Dog
Dateline: Nov 19 2014 at 5:56 am
Soldier Brent Grommet was a specialist in the Army and worked with a bomb sniffing canine partner, a German Shepard named Matty, his war dog. They worked together in Afghanistan finding bombs until...
Army specialist reunited with dog that saved his life
Dateline: Nov 18 2014 at 8:24 am
Herculaneum, Mo. (KTVI) ? A Missouri soldier has been reunited with the dog that saved his life. Army Specialist Brent Grommet and a German Shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in A...
Iditarod Fast Facts
Dateline: Nov 18 2014 at 5:01 am
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Iditarod, the most well-known dogsled race in the world. It is named after the Iditarod Trail, an old mail and supply route, traveled by dogsleds fr...
Dateline: Nov 16 2014 at 8:59 pm
This handsome boy is Zeus, a two-year-old German shepherd-Rottweiler up for adoption at the Cape Breton branch of the SPCA. His caregivers say Zeus is smart, loving and wants to be with people. He ...
Retired military dogs deserve a new leash on life
Dateline: Jul 23 2014 at 2:46 am
Mankind has always had a special relationship with dogs. For thousands of years, dogs have comforted us, protected us, and given us their unconditional love. Time and time again through the ages th...
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...

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