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US Mandates Military Dogs Be Retired in US
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 9:01 pm
A gigantic defense spending bill signed Wednesday by U.S. President Barack Obama will allow U.S. military dogs to be returned to the United States upon their retirement and gives their military han...
Indiana shelter dog "paying it forward" in new job with Iowa police department
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 2:38 pm
An Indiana shelter dog has a new life - and a new career - with a police department in Iowa. "Bosco" is the first K-9 to join the police department in Ankeny. He's now training to rescue people in ...
Representatives Hill and Collins sponsor Fargo?s and Hyco?s K-9 Law
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 2:23 pm
A dog took the bullet for his handler when he charged after three criminals who were evading police. Deputy Brandon Surrat told the judge earlier this month at a hearing that Hyco likely stopped th...
Are sheep dogs lost on the range?
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 1:34 pm
These days, the Colorado Wool Growers Association encourages ranchers to better socialize their working dogs to avoid conflict with humans, and to make sure the guardian dogs are moved with the she...
American Humane Association Clinches Major Victory For Military Dogs
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 12:14 pm
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association secured a major victory for military dogs everywhere with the bipartisan passage of the 2016 National Defense Author...
NEW INFO: Helicopter, K-9 Dogs at Iron Bowl Game
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 11:48 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) New informa...
Looking Back ? Nov. 25
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 11:22 am
Nov. 25, 1990 ? Knik?Joe Redington Sr. figures it doesn?t take much English to mush from Anchorage to Nome. In fact, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race founder says foreign sled-dog drivers need mast...
Protesters rally after police shoot deaf dog
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 10:14 am
The dog was shot at a middle school Monday. (Photo: LEWISTON, Idaho ? Protesters gathered at a rally in Lewiston Wednesday after a dog was shot by police Monday. "For them to describe my ...
Boeing K-9 Training
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 10:13 am
Boeing K-9 Training When Boomer finds something he's searching for, he is rewarded with a ball. His handler, Det. John Lewitt, says Boomer prefers tug-of-war over fetch. Check out this story on KIN...
From street dog to therapy dog
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 7:24 am
The nose-work trials have canines identifying and seeking specific scents, not unlike a police dog. These are activities that stimulate Hunter mentally while burning off some of his natural energy ...
Hero Military Dog That Saved Unit in Afghanistan Is Getting Heroes of Her Own
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 7:00 am
Layka, a U.S. military combat dog, lost a leg in Afghanistan while saving her troops. When a recent accident jeopardized her other leg, a team came to help.
Anoka cops pay tribute to K-9 officer who died a month before retirement
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 6:10 am
Deputies in Anoka County paid tribute to a fallen comrade this past week, as one of its longest-serving K-9 officers died just a month from retirement. The Anoka County Sheriff?s Office has announc...
Sick dog abandoned on street is former police K9
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 6:09 am
A sick, stray dog picked up in Clayton County was discovered to be a retired police dog. According to a post by Partners for Pets, Master Blaster's original handler became sick several...
From capstone to K-9?a student?s research project leads to improved policing
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 5:22 am
Tyler Romenesko ?13, was nearing the end of his degree program at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh when he was assigned a capstone writing project. The assignment was to find a problem and propo...
Nome 4th-grader wins 2016 Iditarod button contest
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 4:54 am
While the last great race is still months away, the Iditarod button design contest already has a champion: Ayla Knodel, a fourth-grader at Nome Elementary School. Knodel took first place in the ann...
Hancock County deputy reunited with lost K-9
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 4:12 am
Hancock County deputy reunited with lost K-9 Darryl Russell was reunited with his bloodhound 17 days after being badly injured in a crash that left K-9 Radar lost. Check out this story on clarionle...
Ankeny Welcomes New K-9 to the Force
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 11:32 pm
ANKENY, Iowa-- The newest member of the Ankeny Police Department is training to come to the rescue of people in need. Bosco is the first K-9 to join the department in 20 years. The one-year-old res...
For campers, Washington power outage is no big deal
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 10:03 pm
I fantasized it was a step closer to entering the Iditarod. This week, the following nights without power gave us more time to be creative. We have a generator, but we know others are using blocks ...
New Port Angeles police dog to join force thanks to $10,000 donation
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 4:35 pm
Want more top stories? Sign up here for daily or weekly newsletters with our top news. PORT ANGELES ? The Port Angeles Police Department has received the gift of a new police dog. Joe and Jaime D?A...
Man charged after Toronto Police dog 'chopped' with machete
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 3:49 pm
A Toronto Police dog hacked with a machete during a raid on a Willowdale home is expected to be back on the job in ?about a week,? says the canine cop?s handler. Const. Steven Balice said Wednesday...
Police dog recovering after Toronto machete attack
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 8:44 am
A man is facing charges after he allegedly cut the neck of a Toronto Police Service dog. Lonca, the one-year-old dog, was with officers as they carried out a search warrant related to an illegal ga...
Bomb-sniffing dog returns to military handler after custody fight
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 5:02 am
Fayetteville, N.C. ? A pit bull who served as a bomb-sniffing dog in the military returned on Monday to his handler after a weeks-long social media battle that cost a Hoke County sheriff's deputy h...
Nearer, Iditarod, to thee
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 4:40 am
As part of our continuing efforts to bring you as much information about our region as possible we offer readers a press release service that allows private firms, public agencies, non-governmental...
Helping Paws: Shepherds, labs and terriers
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 5:52 pm
Dogs available this week include mixes of German Shepherd, Labrador Retriever, pit bull, Rottweiler, shepherd and terrier, and include one remaining dog rescued from the Valley fire. Dogs that are ...
Sniffing out ovarian cancer: Working dogs help in the war on cancer ? with their amazing noses
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 11:00 am
Excerpted from "Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures" McBaine is a black-and-white English springer spaniel with a constantly wagging tail and a passion for sniffing out ovar...
PUPPY TO PARTNER: Nonprofit paws4people trains dogs to aid humans
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 4:31 am
A group of puppies could stop at big-box stores, restaurants, police ... has an assistance dog of his own. He has struggled with drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder, but working with ...
Military dog given noble burial
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 4:30 am
A highly unusual memorial and burial, in the small rural farming town of Powell, Wyo., was held Wednesday to celebrate and lay to rest a soldier. This soldier loved chasing tennis balls and chewing...
Meet the dogs that can sniff out cancer better than some lab tests
Dateline: Nov 19 2015 at 11:53 pm
A British organization, Medical Detection Dogs, has eight dogs sniff out 3,000 urine samples from National Health Service patients to see if they can correctly discern who has cancer and who doesn'...
Dogs can suffer from PTSD
Dateline: Nov 19 2015 at 7:38 am
Other symptoms can include attempting to escape certain environments or avoid those environments. In some cases the dog in question who was a good working dog will suddenly fail to complete his tas...
Military police officer charged for killing two hunting dogs
Dateline: Nov 18 2015 at 10:35 pm
A military police officer, stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, is facing multiple charges for killing two hunting dogs on Saturday reported Tuesday's WITN News. Corporal Jeremy Edge was arre...
An Iditarod to remember: Ashley Perry's story
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 11:22 pm
The Iditarod is one of the most inspiring and courageous events that takes place every year in Alaska. Ten-year-old Ashley Perry has fallen in love with the sport and was given the opportunity to r...
Virginia Beach 5th grader Takes Action to support Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 1:37 am
Virginia Beach, Va. (WTKR) - A 10-year-old girl and her family are taking action to support Military Working Dogs by creating care packages filled with toys, blankets and treats. Kylie Blake has cr...
Keep Your Pets Safe This Monsoon via Sanitation, Vaccination and De-worming
Dateline: Nov 15 2015 at 8:26 am
Because it can cause immediate death if its a cardio problem. Breeds like Labrador, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Rottweiler and Dobermans are more susceptible to this disease,? says Sokkali...
Gun Dog: Are Treeing Walker Hounds Good Dogs for Family Pets?
Dateline: Nov 14 2015 at 5:29 pm
These gun dogs make good pets ? in the right family. Gun dog breeders say coonhounds are first and foremost, working dogs with lots of energy. They are sweet and easy going, but they make a lot of ...
Four-Time Iditarod Champion Comes to Duluth
Dateline: Nov 14 2015 at 12:37 pm
An Iditarod champion was in Duluth Saturday to tell his story and raise money for the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Lance Mackey's story is came to life at UMD, where they screened "The Great ...
Advice on Pets: Military dogs deserve honors, too
Dateline: Nov 13 2015 at 1:20 pm
DEAR FRIENDS: As we remember and honor our military veterans this month, I am reminded of another group of veterans, the fearless canine ?battle buddies? who also serve our country alongside these ...
Blind woman ordered to give up guide dog after it bites 3 strangers
Dateline: Nov 13 2015 at 7:14 am
A 65-year-old blind woman fighting to keep her beloved certified guide dog has asked ... down or approach suddenly working dogs," Babcock said. "She didn't want to use the muzzle." But ever since t...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 3:32 am
Animals enrich our lives in many unique and special ways, but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, no...
canine health
Dateline: Dec 2 2013 at 8:00 am
Parvo is a disease that strikes fear into the hearts of ... The most common places a mosquito... Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in...

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