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Man shot, killed by police
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 4:09 pm
STOCKTON ? A man died on a north Stockton street corner in front of his sister and 16-year-old daughter late Tuesday night when officers shot him after he struck a police dog with a hammer and atte...
Wise County Sheriff?s K-9 Officer Shot Dead By Suspect
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 2:43 pm
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) ? A Wise County Sheriff?s Office K-9 officer has been shot dead and the man believed to have killed the K-9 is also dead. According to authorities, a pursuit ensued after a...
Tiny Police Dog Helps Utah Officers In Big Way
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:13 pm
So what does it take to become a police dog? Some say it includes the ability to take down criminals and sniff out drugs.. According to a report by WFMY News 2 sister-station KUTV, Woods Cross Poli...
Wise County K-9 officer fatally shot
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 12:35 pm
A Wise County Sheriff?s Office K-9 officer and a man died after a chase near Highway 101, southwest of Bowie. According to investigators, the chase began after the man refused to pull over for auth...
Big dogs can equal big problems, best to rescue
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 12:04 pm
And most big breeds are ?big babies.? Then there are the health issues of big dogs. Hip dysplasia is common as are joint diseases and bloat. Many are working dogs (herding, rescue, guarding other a...
Police dog, suspect killed in rural Montague County
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 11:43 am
MONTAGUE COUNTY, Texas -- A suspect and a police dog died during a law enforcement operation along the border of Montague and Wise counties Wednesday afternoon. Authorities said deputies were attem...
Mini police dog boosts morale
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 9:19 am
Mini police dog boosts morale Spot weighs in at a not-so intimidating 3.3 pounds, but it's not his ability to fight crime that makes him such a valuable asset to the department. Check out this stor...
Well That Didn't Work: The Rolling Rocket Bomb Designed to Kill Nazis Almost Killed a Dog Instead
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 6:34 am
The list of failures is long, but must surely be led by a device whose test ended with a dog chasing an errant rocket and generals ... In January 1944, the Panjandrum opted for burning out over fad...
Man killed by police after striking police dog with hammer
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 6:27 am
Stockton police at the scene of a shooting where a man attacked a K-9 unit and was shot to death by officers. CBS Sacremento STOCKTON, Calif. - Police shot and killed a man who struck a Northern Ca...
K-9 handler returns to accolades
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 6:11 am
A cross-section of Fort Rucker?s Army family recently gathered to welcome home one of its own after a yearlong deployment overseas. Staff Sgt. Christopher Thomas returned home Friday and was welcom...
Cleveland Metroparks rangers swear in a new K-9 puppy (slideshow)
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 4:51 am
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The K-9 force of the Cleveland Metroparks Rangers grew by four feet this morning. The improbably large feet belong to Chase, a 3-month-old German shepherd who joined three adult ...
Meriden Officer, K-9 Involved in Collision
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 4:39 am
The operator of a BMW ran a red light and smashed into a Meriden Police cruiser Wednesday morning, according to police. The accident happened shortly before 9:43 a.m., said Lt. Thomas Cossette, com...
Stockton Police Shoot, Kill Suspect Who Attacked K-9 With Hammer
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 4:28 am
STOCKTON (CBS13) ? Officers say there were forced to fire at a man who attacked a police K-9 with a hammer late Tuesday night. According to the Stockton Police Department, just before midnight offi...
12 Jobs Working With Animals That Pay Pretty Well
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 3:54 am
The National Dog Groomers Association of America offers a offers a master ... $37,950 $18,410-$63,190 At least a high school diploma and several years of experience working with animals. 9. Biologi...
Could Your Dog Be The 2015 Military Pet Of The Year?
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 3:21 am
Time is running out to enter Dogs on Deployment's "2015 Military Pet of the Year" contest. The deadline to enter your pooch in the contest is Jan. 31. Click here for more info on how to enter. Dogs...
Army reservist allegedly attacked by Norfolk Police dog
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 3:15 am
Army reservist allegedly attacked by Norfolk Police dog A Norfolk State University student suffered gruesome injuries after an encounter with a Norfolk police dog. Check out this story on 13newsnow...
8 Reasons Homeless People 'Deserve' to Have Dogs
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 2:33 am
There are plenty of people living in houses who do the same. 7. Homeless dogs are working dogs. American homeless people deserve pets, because they are part of our culture. At the same time, those ...
Retired military dog living good life in Danby
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:40 am
Retired military dog living good life in Danby Sgt. Tyson served 3 tours in combat zones, finds new home with Mike and Sue McLellan Check out this story on ithacajournal.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1Cz...
Miami-Dade Police Shoot Two Pet Dogs, Kill One
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:19 am
Police can't even seem to break up a dog fight without the use of bullets. Miami-Dade Police opened fire on two escaped pet dogs that got into a fight with a police K9 yesterday afternoon. One of t...
Pitman police K-9 to help combat 'influx of illegal drug activity,' chief says
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:17 am
PITMAN ? In a mere two months, the Pitman Police Department's first K-9 officer is set to take on an "influx of illegal drug activity in our community," the department's chief said. According to st...
Loudoun County volunteer opportunities
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:17 am
AARP tax assistance program needs volunteers to ... after which it will be returned to the Guide Dog Foundation to begin training as a guide dog for the blind or a service dog for a veteran. 866-28...
Why Do Dogs Lick? ? ?The Why?
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 12:14 am
There are, however, many reasons why dogs lick themselves and others. While yours truly may have earned Dog Care merit badge while working on earning Eagle Scout and has owned and even befriended a...
Woodbridge Army reservist recovering after attack by Norfolk police dog
Dateline: Jan 27 2015 at 8:18 am
London Colvin, a 21-year old private in the Army Reserve is recovering from injuries she suffered when attacked by a Norfolk Police dog. Colvin was at the scene of a fight 2:15 a.m. Sunday, at an o...
Working on feature about senior dog rescue
Dateline: Jan 27 2015 at 7:30 am
I just came from an interview with Sue Speulda for a feature story on the Senior Dog Rescue of Oregon. I enjoyed talking with Sue about the organization's mission and the wonderful work that they d...
Assistance dog boosts confidence of EMU student with cerebral palsy
Dateline: Jan 26 2015 at 11:15 am
However, a constant struggle she faces with Rolo is when people pet him without asking. She said it becomes problematic because he is a working dog and it causes her stress. "Sometimes even now if ...
Editorial: Vermont?s State Dog
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 5:19 pm
The American Kennel Club in 2013 said the most popular breeds were, from the top, Labrador retrievers, German shepherds, golden retrievers, beagles, bulldogs, Yorkshire terriers, boxers, poodles, r...
31 teams hit the Iditarod Trail in 'Northern Lights 300'
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 2:06 pm
IDITAROD TRAIL ? After about a two-hour delay at Yentna Checkpoint, the 31 teams on the trail competing in the Northern Lights 300 were allowed to continue down the trail to the Talvista Lodge. Tea...
Troubled veterans feel at peace working with rescue dogs
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 12:24 pm
CHICAGO ? James Elmore was putting Vienna, a pit bull mix, through her paces. On command, she sat, went to the down position, crawled, reached to shake hands. And if that didn?t impress, there was ...
Meet the war hero dog who saved 1,000 lives
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 8:27 am
The 12-yearold springer spaniel completed five tours of duty in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq, leading him to national stardom as the most decorated military dog. ?You hear people say that they woul...
Concerns over trail hazards may change Iditarod route
Dateline: Jan 23 2015 at 10:13 am
JUNEAU, Alaska ? Heeding concerns over hazardous sections of trail experienced in last year?s Iditarod sled-dog race in Alaska, officials have spent the off-season clearing tree stumps and are cons...
Army servicewoman?s dog missing after boat is ransacked near Belmont Shore
Dateline: Jan 23 2015 at 7:19 am
LONG BEACH >> The dog of an Army servicewoman may have been stolen near the Belmont Shore area, and family are asking for the public?s help. Brittnay Ames, 24, a servicewoman now stationed in Louis...
Face of Defense: Air Force Officer Trains for Iditarod
Dateline: Jan 22 2015 at 11:28 pm
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 ? Snow and trees are all that can be seen for miles. The bitter cold nips at any patch of exposed skin. He can almost taste the frost touching his warm ...
Largo veterinarian: Kids and dogs need supervision
Dateline: Jan 19 2015 at 1:01 pm
The five most dangerous dog breeds, based on fatality statistics, are: pit bulls, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Huskies and wolf-dog hybrids. Dog owner Vicki Hill walks the other way with "Elmer" ...
Police reunite therapy dog with owner
Dateline: Jan 19 2015 at 10:16 am
A dog possibly stolen and its owners frantic to find him ... ?It?s definitely restored my faith in people and definitely the police force."
Rottweiler steals the show in Bhilai
Dateline: Jan 18 2015 at 9:51 pm
The show featured more than 20 breeds with over 200 dogs, including German shepherd, English Mastiff, Doberman, Rottweiler and Labrador. The event was adjudged by Sanjay Kapoor, a member of Kennel ...
Officer struggles with loss of police dog honored with funeral procession
Dateline: Jan 18 2015 at 5:51 am
Mika is the third K-9 to die since the department implemented the police dog program. According to the American Kennel ... During her career, Mika worked with the Secret Service when presidential c...
Dog-gone good work
Dateline: Jan 17 2015 at 12:05 am
For the last five and half years Kurt and Kristy Handrich have been puppy trainers for OccuPaws Guide Dog Association. The Madison-based, nonprofit organization trains guide dogs and children?s vis...
Pet Detective on the case for missing dog
Dateline: Jan 16 2015 at 4:35 am
the pet PI found her calling in missing animals in 2004 after her dog, Jack, went missing in 2002. At the time, she was frustrated with a lack of resources, systems or techniques for finding him. W...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Jan 4 2015 at 11:47 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...
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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