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Buford woman's dog shot by Gwinnett County police officer
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 1:38 pm
Kira, a 2-year-old Siberian husky from Buford, is expected to survive after being shot by a Gwinnett County police officer ? but her owner wants to know why it happened at all. Melody Hixson told t...
Police: 11-year-old kills family dog, buries it in backyard
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 12:53 pm
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- An 11-year-old boy in Middleburg is facing aggravated animal cruelty charges. Police say he killed his family's rescue dog and buried it without saying a word for three weeks. "...
Pet Blog: Rally Aims To End Dog Shootings By Police
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 12:24 pm
The group ?Freeze Don?t Shoot? plans to hold a rally at every state capitol Saturday to highlight officer-involved shootings of family pets. The Minnesota chapter was formed in July. Julie Whalen, ...
Can hero dogs Hurricane and Jordan help Secret Service regain mojo?
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 12:06 pm
Can K-9 agents Jordan and Hurricane help the US Secret Service regain its mojo? It?s certainly possible. The big Belgian Malinois dogs are Washington?s heroes of the moment after taking down a Whit...
Facebook Is Mobilizing an Army Against Dog-Killing Cops
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 11:08 am
A video emerged on social media late last week that appears to depict a Texas cop killing a 7-month-old dog in cold blood. Captured from the body cam of Cleburne police officer Kevin Dupre, the 22-...
Holmdel Police Department says emotional goodbye to decorated K-9 (photos)
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 10:40 am
TINTON FALLS - Law enforcement officers from throughout Monmouth County and beyond gathered at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital on Friday morning to say goodbye to a decorated member of the Holmdel Pol...
YCSO: K-9 sniffs out hidden pot during Arizona traffic stop
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 10:26 am
Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested six men and seized 19 pounds of marijuana and three grams of methamphetamine during traffic stops near Ashfork. Kiefer Ryan Carter, 19, Christoph...
PetSafe donates $6,100 to buy nine K-9 vests for KCSO
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 10:21 am
Knox County Sheriff's Office K-9 officers got another layer of protection recently when PetSafe donated $6,100 to cover the cost of new vests for the dogs, officials said. According to a company ne...
Hero Holmdel K-9 receives final salute
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 9:41 am
A beloved Holmdel police dog received high honors on his last day. K-9 7 Diogi was partnered up with Officer Joseph Van Pelt for seven years. In all that time, the pair took down drug dealers, foun...
In mine-riddled Bosnia, bomb dogs are life savers
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 8:55 am
When Betsy, a 7-year-old bomb-sniffing dog from Bosnia-Herzegovina, arrived in the U.S. to receive an award for her life-saving work finding abandoned landmines, she was offered the treatment a her...
Police: Man throws his dog at window of Starbucks
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 8:47 am
Houston police have charged a man with cruelty to animals after they said he allegedly threw his Chihuahua at the window of a southwest Houston Starbucks. Police said at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday Larry Way...
Marion County K-9 helps Stayton Police arrest suspect
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 5:53 am
Tipped off by a suspicious vehicle near the Smoker Craft building in the 1100 block of Wilco Road, Stayton Police interrupted a suspected theft by arresting a Salem man early Friday morning. Stayto...
13th Iditarod Trail Invitational
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 5:46 am
David and Andrea Johnston and their sons, David and Miles, pose for a photo before the start of the 13th Iditarod Trail Invitational Feb. 23. The ultramarathon field of 52 cyclists and runners from...
K-9 TRIALS TAKE CENTER STAGE
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 4:49 am
As the crowd waited patiently, barking could be heard in the distance. When the 100 handlers and their dogs finally approached the field at Fleming Stadium, many stared with wonder. "It?s amazing h...
PCB Police Add Four Dogs to the Force's K-9 Unit
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 4:34 am
PANAMA CITY BEACH--Police introduced a few furry members of the force to Panama City Beach City Council members at Thursday's meeting. Four K-9 unit dogs and officers returned from five weeks of tr...
America, meet your favorite veterinarian
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 4:27 am
Hunt has traveled throughout the world with his sled team during the past 20 years. He has served as a volunteer veterinarian for the Iditarod and raced in the event in 2009. ?I finished dead last,...
Topic matches for "sonny lindner"
Dateline: Oct 23 2014 at 5:58 pm
NOME, Alaska - As Jeff King attempts to hold off other mushers in the last stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the town famous for the finish line is getting ready for the teams to come in....
White House intruder Dominic Adesanya scales fence, caught by K-9 units after kicking dog
Dateline: Oct 23 2014 at 1:26 pm
An intruder scaled the White House fence Wednesday, but was quickly pounced on by guard dogs in the latest scare since an armed man made it into the executive mansion last month. Secret Service off...
Calling All Dogs takes its paws indoors
Dateline: Oct 23 2014 at 10:01 am
While the final sessions of the summer outdoor training classes are in the books, Tori Ganino, Batavia resident and owner of Calling All Dogs, is now holding classes in an indoor space during the c...
UD alumna to study therapy dog interaction
Dateline: Oct 23 2014 at 9:00 am
6:14 p.m., Oct. 23, 2014--Cassie Gonce, a University of Delaware alumna, has been working with therapy dogs since she was an undergraduate student. Now she's conducting research to better understan...
Meet White House guard dogs Hurricane and Jordan
Dateline: Oct 23 2014 at 8:30 am
You may know the Obamas' pets Bo and Sunny, but are you familiar with Secret Service canines Hurricane and Jordan? USA NOW Host Carly Mallenbaum tells you about the Belgian Malanois security dogs t...
Southeast K9 Search And Rescue To Host Working Dog Seminar
Dateline: Oct 23 2014 at 7:03 am
"That?s for the Dogs? might be an insult to some, but for others, it is a phrase that saves lives. Search and Rescue K9s play an important role in finding missing people, both in wilderness and in ...
Police shoot dog
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 8:13 pm
Oregon Live reported this morning that a man whose dog was fatally shot by a Couer d'Alene, Idaho police officer has now filed a $350,000 claim against the city. Craig Jones, who also namedCoeur d'...
Stray dog rescued hours before euthanasia now a working narcotics dog
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 12:26 pm
Looking at Sadie now, you?d never know how close she came to meeting her end. Sadie was at the Clermont County Humane Society and her time was running out when the Cincinnati Lab Rescue stepped in ...
Dogs become therapists, from battlefields to college campuses
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 2:10 am
For decades, dogs have been known for their devotion to their humans. Now health experts are discovering that canines can become furry therapists, such as providing comfort to soldiers in battle. A...
'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 9:00 am
But Dostie and others who've seen Buster work say they have little doubt that the dog's nose is ... with the Maine Warden Service and her German shepherd, Alex, found the body of a Canadian woman n...
Video of police officer shooting dog sparks investigation
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 5:00 am
A police officer's body camera shows him shooting a pitbull puppy he claims was approaching him while growling. The dog's owner says the video proves the dog was not being aggressive. WARNING: Some...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Oct 19 2014 at 6:55 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...
War Dogs: Canines of Many Talents
Dateline: Oct 19 2014 at 6:00 pm
Adapted from War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History and Love, by Rebecca Frankel. Published by Palgrave Macmillan Trade 2014. Excerpted with permission from the publisher. All Rights Reserved...
Local vets warn of deadly virus for puppies
Dateline: Oct 19 2014 at 5:39 pm
When the weather cools, the virus lives longer. It is particularly prevalent in certain breeds, including Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, Pit Bulls, German Shepherds and Labs, said Dr. Becky Logue...
Working Class Dogs
Dateline: Oct 18 2014 at 10:48 am
Employees made a donation to the Nebraska Humane Society and were able to wear jeans to the office. ?I think that being able to bring out man's best friend in does give a little lighter feel to the...
Therapy dogs undergo rigorous classes, testing to do their job
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:59 pm
The first Therapy Dogs International class consisted of five German shepherds and one collie ... Trainer and tester Hollee Russell of Jeannette and her Rottweiler, Josie, will be featured in a prog...
Meet The Photographer Who Has Shot Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race For 34 Years Straight
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:45 am
Jeff SchultzThe Widows Lamp, lit until the last musher reaches Nome hangs from the burled finish line arch in as Paige Drobny runs down the finish line in 34th place, 2013. Photographer Jeff Schult...
Pillager family adopts retired military dog
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:41 am
Sgt. Kelsi Davis, a member of the Minnesota National Guard and working at Camp Ripley, wanted another dog. But she didn?t just want any old dog. She wanted one who was retired from service, a prior...
Working with dog in ?Naaigal?? has made me a better actor: Sibiraj
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 9:55 am
Actor Sibiraj, who shares screen space with Idoh, a Belgian Shepherd, in upcoming Tamil action-thriller ?Naaigal Jaakirathai?, says working alongside a dog has made him a better actor. He says the ...
U.S. military will need until December to complete Ebola treatment units in Liberia
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 5:15 am
Darryl Williams, commanding general of U.S. Army Africa, speaks to U.S. Navy Seabees at the construction site of a 25-bed U.S.-built hospital for Liberian health workers as part of Operation United...
Visiting Vet: What?s with the weird eyes?
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 6:00 pm
Breeds reportedly at risk for nearsightedness include German shepherds, rottweilers. miniature schnauzers, toy poodles, Labrador retrievers, English springer spaniels, and collies. Honestly, I don?...
Firm connects Queen Creek family in need of assistance from service dog
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 4:24 am
In addition to medical and seizure alerts, the dogs can be trained to be guide dogs, hearing dogs and service ... as Cole and the dog began working together. Trained to stick its nose in a box to m...
Military War Dogs
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 3:42 am
Retired military dogs stood beside their veteran handlers at the "Military Dogs Take the Hill Event," on July 23, 2014. Retired military dogs stood beside their veteran handlers at the "Military Do...
War Dogs
Dateline: Oct 13 2014 at 4:03 am
War Dogs is much more than just another book on military dogs. Frankel?s compelling and skilled story-telling will captivate the reader from page one as you are drawn into the life of these dogs an...
Along the Lakefront
Dateline: Oct 12 2014 at 1:49 pm
I decided to look for some photos near the lake today. Berenice Cruz of Chicago and her part Rottweiler German Shepherd mix named Ace had an hour long walk Sunday afternoon along Simonds Drive and ...
Dog of the Week: Bruce
Dateline: Oct 10 2014 at 1:55 am
The Moberly Animal Shelter Dog of the Week is Bruce. What an amazingly happy-looking guy he is!! He is a German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix, not neutered. He is fully grown, 50-60 pounds, and is 2-3 ye...
Dogs can be pessimists, too
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 1:03 pm
Dogs ... dog that avoids risks would be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistanc...
Why Your Dog Is Pessimistic
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 2:08 am
Most dogs are ... be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistance Dogs Australia, a...
Dogs can be pessimists too
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 10:30 pm
Dogs ... dog that avoids risks would be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistanc...
Starbucks Refused Service To Amy Kaplan Because She Has A Service Dog
Dateline: Sep 3 2014 at 5:03 am
Kaplan was working as an emergency responder when she was involved in a crash between and ambulance and a bus. Kaplan suffered a traumatic brain injury and now suffers from bipolar disorder. The se...
Pit bulls, many other breeds placed on dangerous-dog list
Dateline: Jul 7 2014 at 4:00 am
There are 15 dangerous dogs in Cumberland County registered on the list, and 5 are pit bulls, according to the department. There are three mixed breeds registered; one german shepherd, one poodle; ...
The Psychology Behind Owning a German Shepherd Dog
Dateline: Apr 8 2013 at 3:10 am
Granted, this study only studied Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Labs and Golden Retrievers ... I been a breeder of German Shepherds for the majority of my life, I also am a Psychology major. Person...
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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