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Dog Bed With Orthopedic Memory Foam For Labradors and German Shepherds Release
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 1:47 pm
A newly released orthopedic dog bed for large breed dogs like golden retrievers, rottweilers, great danes, mastiffs, labradors and German shepherds is set to help relieve dogs suffering discomfort ...
Overweight pup gets second chance at life
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 1:47 pm
He had high cholesterol and his back dipped from the extra weight, putting him at risk of nerve damage. Mary Tipton, the intake coordinator for K-9 Angels Rescue, and a member of the board of direc...
Update: Vancouver police K-9 dies after stabbing
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 1:27 pm
The Vancouver police dog stabbed Tuesday night died early this morning. Officer Jack Anderson and his K-9 partner, Ike, were in the area of Fruit Valley and Laframbois roads at about 6 p.m. when a ...
NC military mom saves children and dog from house fire
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 12:17 pm
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) RAEFORD, NC...
K-9 Units, SWAT Get Chance to Train Together
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 9:10 am
It is a rare opportunity for these tactical groups to train together and prepare for just about any situation. Two instructors from Pennsylvania and Connecticut flew to Bismarck to train special re...
Police investigate dog shot, killed in Sabattus
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 8:56 am
SABATTUS, Maine ? Police are looking for whoever shot a dog multiple times and apparently left it to die in Sabattus. Officers told CBS 13 there is an active investigation after the 12-year-old Yor...
Seven Ways Alaska Is Seeing Climate Change In Action
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 8:35 am
Charlie Bejna runs on a dirt trail through a burned section of forest during the 2013 Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska. (Jeff Schultz/Design Pics/Corbis) With sea ice rapidly disappearing, Alaska h...
Vancouver police dog dies after stabbing in confrontation
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 8:00 am
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) ? A Vancouver, Washington, police dog has died after being stabbed Tuesday night during a confrontation. The Columbian newspaper reports ( Ike, a Belgian M...
Police investigate after suburban Phoenix police officer appears to whip, kick K-9 in video
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 7:54 am
PHOENIX ? A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog. Peoria police spokeswoman Isabel Wolfe said We...
House mix-up by police leaves man, officer wounded, dog dead
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 7:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) ? Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fl...
Affidavit: K-9 stabbing suspect was wanted for assaulting woman
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 7:28 am
A man accused of assaulting a woman provided a false name to officers, attempted to run away and then repeatedly stabbed a Vancouver K-9 that tracked him down, according to court documents. The pol...
Video of Arizona Police Officer Whipping Dog Prompts Probe
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 7:22 am
PHOENIX ? A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog. Peoria police spokeswoman Isabel Wolfe said We...
Peoria K-9 kicked by own officer (VIDEO)
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 5:44 am
PEORIA, AZ - Video of a Peoria, Arizona police officer kicking his own K-9 has caused a full investigation. Video appears to show the officer whipping and kicking the canine during a recent search ...
Vancouver, Wash., police dog stabbed by wanted man dies
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 3:48 am
Authorities in Vancouver, Wash., said a police dog that was stabbed Tuesday evening by a wanted man has died. Officers were in the area of Fruit Valley Road and Laframbois Road trying to contact a ...
Peoria police investigate K-9 beating caught on video
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 3:23 am
A video posted Sunday on YouTube appeared to show a Peoria police officer kicking and whipping a police dog outside a house. Nearly halfway through the 26-second video, the officer appears to beat ...
Oregon K-9 officer fatally stabbed while subduing suspect
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 2:19 am
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Spotlight movies include silent classic, comedies, Beatlemania from Norway
Dateline: Sep 2 2015 at 1:29 am
The Great Alone," a documentary on an Iditarod competitor making a comeback after a bout with cancer. "British Arrows Awards," a collection of award-winning British television commercials. The 2015...
How to help Va. Military Service dog Axel win ?Hero Dog of the Year?
Dateline: Sep 1 2015 at 9:54 am
VIRGINIA ? There are just a few days left to cast your vote for a dog who saved the life of an honored Marine. Axel, a Virginia Military Service dog, has been nominated to win the Humane Society?s ...
2 South Jersey dogs are national dock diving champs
Dateline: Sep 1 2015 at 8:44 am
Hooch is the number one ranked GSP in the country for "big air"; Cello is ranked number one for "iron dogs", the canine equivalent of a triathlon. Jenny says, "They can run for hours and hours and ...
Five Alaskan wilderness experts Obama should consult instead of Bear Grylls
Dateline: Sep 1 2015 at 6:04 am
Dallas Seavey gives an interview to members of the media as he makes food for his dogs shortly after arriving at the Koyuk, Alaska, checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on 16 March 20...
Vote for Va. military service dog in Hero Dog Awards
Dateline: Sep 1 2015 at 1:57 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- Jason saved Axel's life, and just like that, Axel, a German Shepherd who was just two days from being put down, saved Jason's life right back. WUSA9's Nikki Burdine f...
Handlers ?Distraught? After Two K-9 Dogs Die in Hot Car After Air Conditioning Malfunctioned
Dateline: Aug 31 2015 at 10:31 pm
Two working dogs on duty with Maryland law enforcement died last week due to heat exhaustion when the air conditioning in the car they were in malfunctioned. According to the Baltimore Sun, the K-9...
In Alaska: Too Many Fires, Not Enough Snow
Dateline: Aug 31 2015 at 10:03 pm
The state nearly set a record for number of acres burned this year, while the Iditarod once more had to be moved north. I want to receive updates from partners and sponsors. Alana Semuels 7:52 AM E...
The four-legged therapist: dogs being trained to assist people with diabetes and autism
Dateline: Aug 31 2015 at 3:15 pm
Dogs have been trained to guide ... It takes a dog approximately between nine months and a year to be fully trained and ready to join the client. The trainers voluntarily provide their time to prep...
Working Dogs of Red Hills Region
Dateline: Aug 31 2015 at 5:05 am
For centuries people have known that dogs possess heightened senses that exceed human ability. Dogs have been used to herd, hunt, track, rescue, assist, guide and comfort, in addition to serving as...
Helping Paws: Terriers, shepherds and a wheaten
Dateline: Aug 29 2015 at 8:59 pm
The dogs available for adoption include mixes of border collie, corgi, dachshund, German Shepherd, pit bull, retriever, Rottweiler, wheaten terrier and wirehaired terrier, Dogs that are adopted fro...
These Pit Bull War Heroes Might Even Not Be Allowed In Military Housing Today
Dateline: Aug 27 2015 at 5:47 am
Some of America's most beloved wartime canines wouldn?t even be allowed to live on many military bases today. The first type of dog named on every single one of these lists? Pit bulls. The policies...
High energy, intelligent dog to die at shelter; would make a great working dog
Dateline: Aug 27 2015 at 4:31 am
Search and rescue teams take note, Clyde is a dog who would be a GREAT addition to any working group. In spite of being at the shelter for months, he has retained his sweet personality and greets e...
Bloat In Dogs
Dateline: Aug 27 2015 at 2:12 am
It occurs primarily in larger breed dogs with deep narrow chests, such as Greyhounds, Great Danes, German Shepherds, Saint Bernards, Rottweilers, Pitbulls, Boxers, Bulldogs, Labs, Collies, among ma...
Letting go: A first-time puppy-raiser for The Seeing Eye watches from afar in Morristown
Dateline: Aug 25 2015 at 3:46 am
Established in 1929, The Seeing Eye is the oldest guide dog school in the world. The nonprofit provides specially bred and trained dogs to guide people who are blind and offers lifetime assistance ...
Four-legged detectives: Dogs sniff out water pollution
Dateline: Aug 23 2015 at 9:26 pm
But Crush and the seven other dogs working for Environmental Canine Services are playing a unique and valuable role for local governments, as detectives helping protect public health and the enviro...
Using historical dog licences to trace your Irish ancestors
Dateline: Aug 23 2015 at 6:38 pm
Findmypast is working in partnership with IrishCentral to share fascinating insights into your Irish ancestors. Click here to get a special half price subscription, and discover your Irish roots to...
Saturday essay: Brinkley Helen
Dateline: Aug 21 2015 at 1:23 pm
But not long after her 2003 adoption, the bouncing 4-month-old mix of black Lab, German shepherd, Rottweiler and, surely, black bear was dubbed Brinkley Helen. She required two names to cover the h...
As Mat-Su population booms, new school named for 'Father of the Iditarod' opens
Dateline: Aug 20 2015 at 1:35 pm
KNIK -- A new school named for Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race co-founder Joe Redington Sr. is part of a boom in Mat-Su school construction to accommodate the region?s burgeoning population. The $65 m...
Former military working dog, abandoned at kennel, reunited with handler
Dateline: Aug 20 2015 at 9:41 am
A highly trained explosives dog, who once served with the 101st Airborne in Afghanistan, was abandoned at a boarding kennel in Virginia before being reunited this week with one of her former handle...
Up holland man found safe and well after missing person appeal
Dateline: Aug 19 2015 at 11:46 pm
He is described as white, 6ft 3in tall, stocky build with mousey receding hair and a moustache. He was believed to have his two dogs with him, a Rottweiler and a German Shepherd.
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Aug 18 2015 at 5:30 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...
Guide Dog and Service Dog Act changes target fraudulent pooches
Dateline: Apr 20 2015 at 1:17 am
Laura Watamanuk, executive director of the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society, says public perceptions of service animals are often ... by many of Canada's more traditional working dog teams. Alan Con...
Choosing a Healthy Puppy
Dateline: Mar 10 2015 at 10:11 pm
There are not many bone diseases that are visible on puppies under four months old. Such bone diseases could be Canine Hip Dysplasia and Patella Luxation. For breeds that are prone to these disease...
Warm winter forces Iditarod dog sled race to move north
Dateline: Mar 8 2015 at 3:00 pm
(CNN)An unseasonably warm winter has left parts of Alaska's Iditarod trail without snow, exposing grass and gravel and forcing the famous dogsled race to move 225 miles north. Opening ceremonies in...
Iditarod 2015: Daily Results, Updated Schedule Info and More from Opening Week
Dateline: Mar 7 2015 at 12:56 pm
The annual Iditarod, without question the most prestigious dog sled race in the world, is upon us once again. Dogs and mushers are tasked with making the trek from Anchorage to Nome in sub-zero tem...
Army veteran kicked off North Wildwood boardwalk by police because of service dog
Dateline: Aug 11 2013 at 8:23 am
NORTH WILDWOOD ? An Army veteran was kicked off the North Wildwood boardwalk and issued a summons Thursday because he was walking with his service dog, according to local police and ... to identify...

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