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Military shake-up and Turkey purges the dead as well as the living
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 9:58 am
"They shouldn?t be put near our dogs, they shouldn?t be anywhere in Turkey." In a radical shake-up of the armed forces, almost half the country?s generals were replaced on Thursday following a hast...
Military dogs to be honoured at 2016 Sydney Dog Lovers Show
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 9:47 am
The 2016 Sydney Dog Lovers Show will be paying a special tribute to man?s best friend who served alongside Australian soldiers on the battlefield. The Military Working Dog Tribute will showcase the...
With DNC, Philadelphia police take step toward shedding checkered past
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 9:47 am
had become a nuisance to neighbors and was viewed as a threat to police. ?We?re still not whole,? Taylor, 51, an Army veteran, said as he stood outside his family?s rebuilt home. His father, Jim Ta...
Madison County man shot neighbor's dog, authorities say; pet later euthanized
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 9:38 am
A Madison County man shot his neighbor's bulldog Wednesday, injuring it so badly it had to be euthanized, police say. The dog's owner told police the neighbor also pointed a gun at him when he came...
Toledo man charged with assaulting police dog
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 9:05 am
A Toledo man has been charged with assaulting a police dog and domestic violence. Daniel Bensman, 53, of the 600 block of East Oakland Street, was arraigned today in Toledo Municipal Court. A judge...
Police: Man uses dog as a weapon against officers outside Newport bar
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 8:55 am
A man used his dog as a weapon against police officers outside a bar on the Oregon coast, according to the Newport Police Department, leading officers to use a Taser on the dog. Officers responded ...
Beloved Torrington police dog reaches end of his trail
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 8:30 am
TORRINGTON ? At the start of each patrol shift at the Torrington Police Department, Brodie would always sit next to his partner during roll call, walk beside him in the hallways of the station and ...
The best dog breeds for active people
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 7:49 am
Are pit bulls really the most active, high-energy dog breeds? What about huskies or malamutes, the great powerhouses of the Iditarod? To find out, Tech Insider asked Whistle ? a company that makes ...
In the canine line of duty
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 7:06 am
Today, working dogs continue to serve in vital roles that are essential to the safety of their communities. Despite being tremendously useful to the military, law enforcement and search and rescue ...
Prisons head reassigns two after report into K-9 Totti's death
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 6:27 am
(Harrisburg) -- The state prisons chief is making changes within the drug interdiction unit following the death of a two-year-old dog who was left in a hot vehicle after a training exercise. Correc...
Turkey Creates 'Traitors' Cemetery' for Dead Coup Plotters
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 6:17 am
Charges that U.S. airstrikes may have killed scores of civilians in Syria are now the subject of a U.S. military investigation. ISTANBUL (AP) ? Tucked in the back corner of a construction site for ...
Police: 2 dogs mistreated, abandoned
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 3:00 am
RIB MOUNTAIN - Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in finding the people responsible for the mistreating and abandoning of two dogs in the township of Rib Mountain. On July 11 at...
K-9 Unit Attends River Street Wednesdays in Milford
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 2:52 am
The Milford Police Department encourages the community to come and meet the K-9s on August 3 during River Street Wednesdays. From the City of Milford and the Milford Arts Council: Milford, CT - The...
Military dog video
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 2:09 am
Here's a great story about elite military dogs. In January of 1993 the "Zack & Jim" Show began its run as the most listened to, and longest running #1 morning team in Central Texas. Zack began his ...
K-9 Team Rescues Kidnapped Girl
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 12:40 am
At 3 a.m., a girl was reported missing from her home. A San Bernardino County Sheriff?s Twin Peaks Station dog and handler arrived at the scene. Deja, an experienced K-9 tracker, was ready for acti...
Police Department Mourning Loss Of K-9
Dateline: Jul 28 2016 at 12:38 am
(Lawrenceburg, IN) -- A police department in eastern Indiana is mourning the loss of one of its K-9s. WKRC-TV is reporting Lawrenceburg police lost K-9 "Newby" after nine years of service. Newby ha...
Retired county police dog makes final visit to old job
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 10:35 pm
SULLIVAN, Ind. (AP) - For more than five years, a black Labrador named Kilo faithfully worked beside her human partner, Deputy Brad Miller, as they protected the citizens of Sullivan County. On Tue...
China confirms legal status of ride-hailing industry
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 8:47 pm
It said details for each city will be decided by local authorities but told them to "encourage, support and guide" the industry ... until proven guilty. Most dogs bark or jump at the opportunity to...
K-9 handler: ?We?re going to make a dent? in drug crimes
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 8:39 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) Madison Cou...
Retired police dog handler, search-and-rescue team member starts dog-training business
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 5:03 pm
Longtime police dog handler Joe Riva has started a new business, filling a local gap for dog trainers. The Tuolumne County resident officially started Canine Training and Consultation July 18 and i...
Off the Shelves ? July 28
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 4:00 pm
Adult Nonfiction ?Fast into the Night: A Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail,? by Debbie Clarke Moderow As a 47-year-old mother of two, Debbie Moderow was not your averag...
Donations For Military Dogs Wanted
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 2:56 pm
SunDog Kennel of Traverse City is seeking donations for its third Military Working Dog Team Support Association (MWDTSA) Q3 Care Pack event. The event is geared to provide care packs for canine tro...
Younger dogs draw less at Gore dog sale
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 9:20 am
Prices were lower than usual at the Gore working dog sale and organisers think this was because the dogs on offer were younger. The 59th Annual Sale of Heading and Huntaway Dogs was held on Wednesd...
What 5 Liters of Spit Can Reveal about Dog Welfare
Dateline: Jul 27 2016 at 6:19 am
?Although the idea of an easy test for stress and welfare in dogs is incredibly appealing to researchers, working dog industries and pet owners alike,? Cobb explains over email, ?there is no perfec...
Why humans who breed fierce dogs need a leash
Dateline: Jul 26 2016 at 8:32 pm
... bred for dog fighting, bear-baiting and other forms of bloodletting entertainment like the presa canario, pit bulls, mastiffs and rottweilers need more mature and firm owners than other breeds....
Beer and Bacon Festival to take place Saturday in Anchorage
Dateline: Jul 26 2016 at 6:00 pm
And of course, don't forget the bacon eating contest. The winner will be crowned by Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey as Bacon King or Queen of Anchorage. "It's awesome and grotesque at the same time...
Keeping K-9 Officers Safe in Extreme Heat
Dateline: Jul 26 2016 at 3:00 pm
Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Officers with the Richland County Sheriff's Department are making sure their K-9 partners are staying safe in the heat. ?When we get too hot we stop. A lot of times the...
Restaurant halts golf game after official complains golf balls littering Alaska river
Dateline: Jul 26 2016 at 3:30 am
He has asked DEC to investigate the Bering Sea Ice Golf Classic in Nome, a tournament played on sea ice about the same time mushers head to the coast city in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Stein...
In the Netherlands, dogs were welcome in restaurants
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 9:03 pm
Then the family and their dog went into a nice restaurant, and there were a Rottweiler and a German shepherd stretched under another family?s table. The dogs were well trained and after dinner was ...
The Mental Game is Tricky
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 10:23 pm
It was not always like this. What began 26 years ago, with the adoption of a single retired sled dog to distract Debbie from the pain and confusion of two late-term miscarriages, eventually culmina...
Police K-9 Dies After Vehicle Air Conditioner Fails
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 6:49 pm
A police dog in California?s Porterville Police Department died in the back of a patrol car on June 20, the department announced Wednesday. The K-9, named Idol, was placed in the back of the patrol...
Help a Medal of Honor Recipient?s Service Dog
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 6:00 pm
Nala is Carter?s service dog and she?s essential to his efforts to deal with post-traumatic stress. The veterinarians tell Ty that Nala has a herniated disc that?s almost severing her spinal cord. ...
'Fat Bikes' are the latest two-wheel rage
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 4:12 pm
Bicycle designers Mark Gronewald and John Evingson trademarked the name "Fat Bike" in 2001. Believe it or not, their bikes were used in the Iditarod Trail races in Alaska beginning in 2000. Other e...
Everyone should work to avoid killing pets
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 3:50 am
About 64 percent of households do not own a dog of any size, and people might be afraid, especially of large dogs, even more especially if the dog looks like a Rottweiler, pit bull or German shephe...
Manitoba?s winter endurance Actif Epica becomes Iditarod Trail Invitational qualifier
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 2:01 am
For the sixth annual Actif Epica, athletes will tackle the Crow Wing Trail traveling 200-km to Winnipeg from as far away as Emerson on February 18, 2017. Options for the event also include a 120-km...
Sydney Dog Lovers Show
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 11:53 am
happy dog while the experts cover areas such as training, behaviour, diet, first aid and how to survive a new puppy. Attendees will get the chance to meet and connect with a plethora of pooches and...
The Best Types of Dogs for Runners
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 1:46 am
If you?re searching for a perfect running partner, what kind of dog should you pick? Some breeds, such as huskies and greyhounds, were bred to run, and most working dogs are naturally suited to run...
Family that sent care packages to Military Working Dogs now trying to care for their own
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 1:35 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. ? A family that has supported Military Working Dogs overseas is now asking for help caring for their own dog here at home. Kylie Blake raised money and has now sent more than 80...
Trips to the Alabama DMV won?t be so bad now because you can support hero dogs and war vets
Dateline: Jul 18 2016 at 3:50 pm
Canine Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, first officially recognized as a combat affliction in 2009, affects approximately 10 percent of former military working dogs returning from active duty. Some ...
12 banned dog breeds in the UAE
Dateline: Jul 16 2016 at 3:11 pm
While well-trained German Shepherds are least likely to attack people or other ... Doberman Pinscher is a crossbreed of majorly the Beauceron, German Pinscher, and Rottweiler. Intended for guard du...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 8:10 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...
New leash on life: former military working dogs honored for service
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 7:58 am
WASHINGTON ? During a routine perimeter check in the desert of Afghanistan, Isky found a roadside bomb. He had come to a complete stop, sitting near the explosive device, patiently waiting for orde...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 6:02 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...
The Compression of Radiological Pelvic Measurements Between Normal and Dysplastic German Shepherd Dogs
Dateline: Jul 14 2016 at 9:05 pm
G&G Academia Animal Hospital, Akatlar-Istanbul-Turkey; University of Istanbul, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is inherited developmental disease of hip j...
A longitudinal study on diarrhoea and vomiting in young dogs of four large breeds
Dateline: Jun 22 2016 at 10:00 am
Prospective studies to document the occurrence of canine diarrhoea and vomiting are relatively scarce in dogs ... All the dams had been recently vaccinated against canine parvovirus, canine distemp...

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