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Police identify owner of dog killed from January dog park attack in Grand Forks
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 7:11 pm
Grand Forks police have identified the owner of a dog that was killed after it attacked a person and another dog in Grand Forks in January. Police have not spoken to the owner yet, but have been co...
Dog causes chaos after getting stuck on the tracks at Manchester train station
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 4:37 pm
Woof! Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, Joe said: ?I train German Shepherds at Bolton German Shepherd Club and we look after Rottweilers so once I realised he was just a bit of a nervous dog...
New MTA K-9 facility will open this spring in Dutchess County
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 3:02 pm
Two retired Metro-North train cars and a platform, nine former city buses and a post-blast debris pile that can simulate a search for explosives in rubble are some of the features of the largest K-...
Family of man who police fatally shot after he stabbed police K-9 Aren wants answers
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 11:19 am
At a memorial service in Washington County, Bruce Kelley Jr's. family spoke passionately about the man they called J.R. "He was just somebody who loved his family and someone who was loved by his f...
UHP K-9 Titan intercepts half a million dollars? worth of heroin on I-15
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 9:55 am
ST. GEORGE ? A Colorado couple traveling through Washington County was arrested Saturday on second-degree felony charges of drug distribution after a trooper and his K-9 counterpart discovered four...
Birmingham-born filmmaker captures thrilling Iditarod tale
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 9:30 am
Iditarod champion Lance Mackey is the subject of the documentary "The Great Alone." (Photo: Arctic Film Camp) The Iditarod is a grueling 1000-plus-mile dog sled race between Anchorage and Nome, Ala...
Wallingford police look to purchase drug-sniffing dog
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 8:36 am
WALLINGFORD ? Police Chief William Wright is requesting $8,500 to pay for the purchase and training of a police dog for tracking and drug searches. In a Jan. 22 memo to Mayor William W. Dickinson J...
Dogs play dress-up for Canine Carnival in Gran Canaria
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 7:58 am
The non-integrated airborne forces and military transport aviation of Russia's South Military District were put on full combat alert at 05:30 Moscow time (02:30 GMT), confirmed the country's defenc...
Police: Dog owner laughed as animals attacked woman
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 7:27 am
THIBODAUX, LA (WGNO) ? Thibodaux police say they charged 46-year-old Lance Clemons of 909 Lagarde Street with three counts of Dogs Roaming City Streets and three counts of Dogs Required to be Vacci...
Donations pour in for new Madison County K-9 to replace Diesel
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 6:19 am
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 8, 2016)? Donations are pouring in to help the Madison County Sheriff?s Department buy and train a new K-9 officer after the sudden death of one last fall. Last October, Di...
New products for working dogs from Elite K-9 (VIDEO)
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 5:42 am
Jason Ferren of Elite K-9, suppliers of police and military working dog equipment, gave us a tour of their booth at SHOT Show 2016. There are many innovative products for both police and military d...
Loveland's K-9 Monte receives donated Kevlar vest
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 4:20 am
LOVELAND ? A local committee has donated a stab- and bullet-proof vest to Loveland Police Department K-9 Monte after he entered a Facebook contest to receive one through the nonprofit Keeping K-9s ...
Nevada City officer, K-9 involved in three-vehicle crash
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 4:02 am
At about 6:20 a.m., the Nevada City K-9 officer made a traffic stop on a Ford truck, just west of Sacramento Street. After stopping the driver, the officer and K-9 were in the patrol vehicle checki...
Alachua County Sheriff?s Office Hires New K-9
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 2:39 am
The Alachua County Sheriff?s Office has hired its youngest deputy?a 1 1/2-year-old K-9 dog. The male Belgian Malinois remains nameless for now, and the handler assigned to the dog will choose the n...
Police: Dog bite kills infant at Youngstown home
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 1:51 am
Youngstown police are investigating the death of an infant who was bitten by a dog at at South Side home. Officers were called to a home on the 3500 block of Valerie Drive early Sunday and found th...
A large black and brown pooch was seen running across the tracks from as early at 4am on Monday morning
Dateline: Feb 8 2016 at 12:36 am
Joe Hodgkinson from Bolton said: ?I train German Shepherds at Bolton German Shepherd Club and we look after Rottweilers so once I realised he was just a bit of a nervous dog we just took our time a...
Family begins endowment to help Make-A-Wish kids
Dateline: Feb 7 2016 at 11:27 pm
Almost 19 years to the day after his passing, the family began the endowment fund to try to raise $150,000 that will help children battling the disease -- the same way the foundation helped CJ trav...
Petaluma police use dog leash for early-morning water rescue Monday
Dateline: Feb 7 2016 at 5:41 pm
A man who became trapped in the mud after tumbling into the water from a walking path near Petaluma?s Steamer Landing Park was only sinking deeper in an attempt to free himself before his rescue by...
Owner Says 15-Year-Old Dog Named Otis Stolen, Man Dragged from Car
Dateline: Feb 7 2016 at 4:00 pm
Police said multiple witnesses confirmed what Heredia said happened ... "He's being used to train pit bulls for fighting," Heredia said. "They want the dogs to be trained to kill, they want to trai...
K-9 police dog units train at Aikin Elementary campus
Dateline: Feb 7 2016 at 1:05 am
Several regional law enforcement agencies participated in K-9 drug and bomb detection training at Aikin Elementary School Jan. 28. The multi-agency exercise helped local and federal law enforcement...
The return of the dogs of war: what's it like to be a soldier for hire?
Dateline: Feb 5 2016 at 4:11 pm
As a new report reveals how private military contractors have changed the face of conflict ... It is, he says, ?a return to the idea of the ?dogs of war?, that you can call in mercenaries to fight ...
Retired Ohio police officer able to keep his K-9 partner
Dateline: Feb 5 2016 at 2:45 am
(CNN)In Marietta, Ohio, last night, retired police officer Matthew Hickey paid $1 and took his beloved K-9 partner home for the last time. After more than a week of media spotlight and scrutiny ove...
KSN Investigates: Loopholes on a leash
Dateline: Feb 4 2016 at 8:08 pm
KSN News reached out to service dog trainers and a local long-time guide dog user and we found out that the fraudulent ... a volunteer puppy raiser with Canine Companions for Independence. ?They ar...
Fake assistance dogs cracked down on in B.C., but problem continues across Canada
Dateline: Feb 4 2016 at 12:47 am
Guide ... service dog users to apply for government-issued ID. If their dogs are still refused access after showing the ID card, the police can be called and the officer can issue a fine to the off...
The Worst Dog Breeds for Apartment Living
Dateline: Feb 3 2016 at 4:00 pm
If you work from home and can give your beagle long walks, you could possibly make it work; however, if you plan to leave the dog at home all day, you can probably count on frequent complaints from...
Pit bulls generate plenty of barking between supporters, detractors
Dateline: Feb 3 2016 at 8:14 am
"Any big dog can ? a German shepherd, a Doberman ? any of those large-breed dogs can attack and kill somebody." Rep. Rodney Moore, D-Mecklenburg, filed a bill in 2013 that would have required permi...
Patriots, Dog Lovers Prepare Packages for Military Pups
Dateline: Feb 3 2016 at 12:57 am
A group of volunteers gathered in Washington, D.C., last week to pack gift boxes for military dog teams stationed overseas. More than forty people met at the D.C. headquarters of the American Human...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Feb 2 2016 at 9:17 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 is attacked in Shrewsbury town centre
Dateline: Feb 2 2016 at 5:36 am
Andrea Jones, engagement officer at Shrewsbury Mobility Team for Guide Dogs, said: ?It is an issue, nationally there are about 11 dogs a month attacked. ?We are working closely with the dog and own...
Eight-year-old with terminal cancer becomes honorary soldier, dog handler and local hero as he achieves his final wish
Dateline: Feb 2 2016 at 4:08 am
Nine-year-old George Rios Ruiz had always wanted to become a K-9 dog handler in the US military, but his hopes of joining up seemed to be at an end when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. But c...
Guiding Eyes pups keep retired WPD officer busy
Dateline: Feb 1 2016 at 11:00 pm
When I retired from the Westlake Police Department in 2014 ... are first acclimated to the area and then to their potential guide dog. The team trains every day to get the dog and person working to...
Deputy dog to retire
Dateline: Feb 1 2016 at 2:42 am
I've been keeping weight off of him and keeping him in shape, it's helped him keep acting young in his career, being a working dog." Hess, who weighs 68 pounds, specialized in tracking people and d...
Start Layering! Iditarod Qualifier Needs Volunteers For UP Race
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 10:58 pm
MARQUETTE (WWJ) ? The UP 200 , a qualifier for the Iditarod, begins Friday, February 12 and they still need about 100 volunteers. Volunteer coordinator Ann Sanford says people go the UP for the sle...
Charity Reclaims Service Dog After Veteran Brandon Garrison's Lie
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON -- A Kansas City military charity has reclaimed a service dog it donated to a veteran after he lied about trying to save a fellow soldier's life in Afghanistan. The group Food Industry S...
Why so many people give up on their dogs, and why you shouldn?t
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 4:00 pm
So why, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, do 3.9 million dogs end up in American shelters each year? Part of the problem is that the large, high-energy wor...
Birmingham native brings Iditarod documentary home
Dateline: Jan 31 2016 at 2:12 am
Following this screening, 100 showings are scheduled, included dates in Southfield. ? Iditarod racing was in Lance Mackey?s blood, but after a rough battle with cancer, he thoug...
Volunteers Send Care Packages To America?s Dogs On The Front Line
Dateline: Jan 30 2016 at 12:19 pm
The American Humane Association (AHA) is sending much-needed Superbowl cheer to servicemembers and military dogs overseas. AHA is partnering with the Military Working Dog Team Support Association t...
Police ask public for tips in investigation of Point Woronzof double homicide
Dateline: Jan 29 2016 at 1:45 pm
A dog walker discovered ... according to an Anchorage Police Department press release on Friday. ?Police have started to receive some information and leads regarding this case, and we greatly appre...
Columbus (IN) Firefighters Rescue Dogs from House Fire
Dateline: Jan 28 2016 at 3:02 am
During the search, firefighters discovered a dog ... not have working smoke alarms. The family was displaced due to the fire and are receiving assistance from the American Red Cross. Agencies that ...
Princess finds forever home after nearly 2 years at Moncton SPCA
Dateline: Jan 28 2016 at 12:46 am
It?s been a long, uncertain journey for Princess, an eight-year-old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix who was dropped off at the SPCA a little more than a year-and-a-half ago. ?We?ve had dogs be adopt...
Turn fitness into a furry tail
Dateline: Jan 27 2016 at 1:28 am
In much the same way, a 10-minute walk will not be enough if you have a Great Dane or a Rottweiler. Adapt your exercise regime ... for jogging and running is a high-energy dog such as a German shep...
Military working dogs go amphibious (5 PHOTOS)
Dateline: Jan 26 2016 at 4:00 pm
In a pool somewhere in Southwest Asia, a group of military working dogs last week underwent their annual water-based aggression training, just in case. Although coming across large bodies of water ...
10 Things You Should Know about Running the Iditarod
Dateline: Jan 25 2016 at 8:33 pm
At age 47, Debbie Moderow did something truly remarkable. She harnessed up a team of huskies and hit the trail to compete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Then, with just 200 miles to go in the...
Vom Corvinus Rottweilers and German Shepherds
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 8:00 am
CZECH SHEPHERD The Differences Between East and West German Shepherd Lines and The American German Shepherd Lines. You might be thinking:Is there any difference? Start thinking temperament, confirm...
Service dog owners still hounded despite change in law
Dateline: Mar 7 2014 at 12:30 am
The state chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is hosting a training session in Nashville, with local police and emergency response ... problems when he travels with his service dog, She...
canine health
Dateline: Dec 2 2013 at 8:00 am
Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in humans, the hip bone is made of a ball and socket. Hip dysplasia in dogs is a combination of man...

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