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Police killed the black ?Miami zombie.? So why did a terrifying, face-eating white teen live?
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 11:14 pm
He would have overpowered her in a second; he was that out of control.? A deputy was finally able to subdue Harrouff after the teen was bitten by a police dog, which allowed an officer to place han...
Police release video of man stealing dog from Bushwick laundromat
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 11:10 pm
The man can be seen stealing the dog in the video from a laundromat on Knickerbocker Avenue in Bushwick Monday. Police say the dog belongs to a 36-year-old man who owns the laundromat. Shortly afte...
Virginia K-9 officer named after CNN?s Anderson Cooper
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 11:02 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) ? A K-9 officer with the Norfolk Police Department has been named for CNN?s Anderson Cooper. Credit: WAVY/Laura Caso Norfolk police officer Ryan McNiff told 10 On Your Side?s La...
State Police: Chester Pair Neglected Dogs
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 10:40 pm
CHESTER ? Two Chester residents with flea-infested and emaciated dogs were arrested Tuesday, state police said. Sharon Szachewicz, 47, and Edward Szachewicz, 54, of Castle View Drive were charged w...
K-9 among officers, civilians honored by HPD during ceremony
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 8:50 pm
More than 100 officers and civilians were honored by the Houston Police Department Tuesday for going above and beyond the call of duty. ?They showed bravery, they showed compassion, and they showed...
War Dogs Review
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 7:26 pm
And that?s exactly what David Packouz is thinking in the opening of War Dogs. Twenty something Packouz (Miles Teller ... who makes decent money bidding on small gun deals for the US military. At fi...
Witnesses: Dogs Dismember 83-Year-Old Florida Man
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 3:31 pm
The Times-Union reports the dogs consist of a rottweiler and three mixed breeds consisting of German shepherd, rottweiler, and chow chow. So far no charges have been filed. Downing recently suffere...
Dog Gone Problems: Our big dog plays too rough with our smaller dog
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 3:17 pm
Do you have any advice? It sounds like you have two issues ? dogs with different energy levels and daily activities. While Maggie is getting mental and physical stimulation all day long ? meeting n...
The missing in Alaska
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 2:36 pm
It is home to a footrace ? the Seward Mount Marathon ? that rivals the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as the best known sporting event in the 49th state. LeMaitre was the final, back-of-the-pack comp...
Norfolk K-9 officer named after CNN?s Anderson Cooper
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 2:06 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) NORFOLK, Va...
Retired Navy SEAL on mission to save working K9s from harm
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 1:48 pm
?My first work dog was named Spike and he was killed in 2006 in Iraq,? he said. Now, he?s thanking the many K9s who made the ultimate sacrifice through SpikesK9fund, a non-profit that raises money ...
K-9 sniffs stolen pickup truck in Longmont parking lot
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 1:39 pm
A backpack was seized from a stolen white Ford F-250 pickup truck shortly before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, when law enforcement conducted a search with the help of a K-9 in a northern Longmont parking lo...
Lawrenceville pet store owner to help Louisiana flood pet victims
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 1:26 pm
Tom Wargo, owner of Daffy?s Pet Soup Kitchen and Pet Assistance Service Team, is working with the Louisiana ... He said when they approach some dogs, the animals may be afraid or suddenly panic and...
Police: Man Stole Dog From Outside Bronx Grocery Store
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 1:17 pm
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) ? Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who untied a dog from a tree and stole the animal in the Bronx this past weekend. Police said at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a 64-yea...
Update: Nanticoke police say department?s K-9 died unexpectedly
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 1:11 pm
The department was already mourning the death of Police Chief William Shultz, who passed away last week at the age of 61. Shultz was hired by Nanticoke in 1990 and was appointed chief in August of ...
Why The Humane Society President Changed His Mind About Working With Michael Vick
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 10:41 am
and told them about the evils of dog fighting??? Pacelle says ... Ultimately, Pacelle adds, he hoped that working with Vick would also send a signal to society that would make people become more co...
Indiana Police Officer Saves Dog from Burning Car
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 3:39 am
Sheriff deputy chief Dan Murchek says he was in the right place at the right time. And Bella, the pooch he rescued from a burning car, would likely agree with that. The pup was trapped in a car bur...
Shelton police K-9 getting protective vest
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 1:56 am
SHELTON ? Stryker, the police department K-9, will receive a bullet- and stab-proof vest through a gift by a city resident and a national foundation. The vest will give Stryker protection to that p...
Monument would honor all military dogs, handlers
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 11:34 pm
If the nonprofit Guardians of Freedom Memorial has its way, there will be a monument built in Herkimer County to honor military working dogs and their handlers. The memorial would feature a bronze ...
Orleans County K-9 passes away
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 12:30 pm
ALBION ? In June, Cim, a retired K-9 officer for the Orleans County Sheriff?s Office, passed away. K-9 Cim was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 according to Undersheriff Christopher M. Bourke. Surgery...
Assistance Dogs Northwest helps out, one canine at a time
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 3:09 am
Jenna Clark, a quadriplegic islander who had been eagerly waiting for her service dog ... Assistance Dogs Northwest was born. ?This is something I?ve wanted to do since I was little,? Maurer said a...
8 Things That Can Push Your Insurance Rates Through the Roof
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 1:50 am
Common no-no pets are Akitas, pit bulls, Rottweilers, and German shepherds, although you should check with your insurance company before heading to the breeder or shelter. While this restriction mi...
Meet veteran Joe Worley, whose life changed when he met this dog
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 10:26 pm
When military veteran Joe Worley needed help as he learned to walk again after being injured in Iraq, he knew he could always lean on his service dog Benjamin - literally. "The physical things that...
Labor Pains: Petplan Finds Working Dog Breeds Are More Prone to Injury, Cancer
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 7:33 pm
As America recognizes the contributions of its workers on September 5, Petplan pet insurance is marking Labor Day with a celebration of the working dog. From Boxers to St. Bernards, Portuguese Wate...
Police dog that searched for mountain hikers dies in hospital
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 6:00 pm
KINGMAN, Ariz. ? A Kingman police dog that became overwhelmed by the heat while searching for lost hikers has died. Kingman police say Amigo died Saturday morning at a veterinary critical care faci...
Iditarod winner King changes mind on Murkowski. One reason? Donald Trump
Dateline: Aug 19 2016 at 7:29 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The Latest on the Alaska U.S. Senate race (all times local): Jeff King, a four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, is changing political teams when it comes to A...
Dateline: Aug 18 2016 at 8:48 pm
Hip dysplasia (CHD) Like most large, heavy breeds, the Labrador has a problem with Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD ... of dogs die within a month or weeks of the symptoms of Distemper/parvo Virus. ?www.s...
Casual Canine Yuletide Snowflake Dog Sweater
Dateline: Aug 18 2016 at 7:55 am
Medium: Basset Hound, Bulldog, Keeshond, Norwegian Elkhound, Dalmatian. -Large: Afghan, Doberman, German Shepherd, Irish Setter, Rottweiler, Collie. -X-Large: Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Greyhound,...
Does your dog love you more than her dinner bowl?
Dateline: Aug 17 2016 at 6:00 pm
So what does this study mean for you and your dog? Fido probably likes you just as much, if not more, than he likes food. But the findings may come in useful for hard-working dogs, as well. "A dog ...
What can you feed your Rottweiler/German shepherd mix?
Dateline: Aug 17 2016 at 1:38 am
The German shepherd Dog Club of America says German shepherds should be fed protein-based diets consisting of named meats such as beef and chicken. North East Rottweiler Rescue says that Rottweiler...
Military dog that went missing found, OK
Dateline: Aug 15 2016 at 7:19 am
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) Left: Pongo...
Missing Michigan military dog found
Dateline: Aug 13 2016 at 3:00 pm
UPDATE: The dog has been found, according to the organization. MATTAWAN, Mich. -- A dog that went through Army explosives training -- truly man's best friend -- has gone missing, and a search is un...
Rescue Workers Fly 92 Military Dogs Home After Serving Their Country Overseas
Dateline: Aug 13 2016 at 12:09 am
Dog rescues are always heartwarming, but seeing 92 dogs come home all at once is especially touching. The company AMK9 helps military dogs return to the United States and settle into new lives. AMK...
Kiana?s Iditarod by Shelley Gill & illustrated by Shannon Cartwrigh
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 4:56 am
I received a sample for this review/feature. Opinions expressed are my own. Kiana?s Iditarod written by Shelley Gill and illustrated by Shannon Cartwrigh is a beautiful children?s book that tells t...
Oakville author?s debut book on pet adoption to benefit OMHS
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 1:16 am
Colin Chappell adopted Ray, a 75-pound German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix, in March 2013 ? it was his first dog and a decision he didn?t make lightly, considering his lack of experience with canines an...
What stronger German shepherd or a rottweiler?
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 12:25 am
Mostly depending on the dog but overall, the German Shepherd. They have been proven to have a stronger bite pressure and they are more athletic and strong than a rottweiler which is also very stron...
Military Dogs Fly Home After Completing Their Service
Dateline: Aug 10 2016 at 4:42 am
When military dogs retire from service they are usually sent back to find a loving forever home. But when 92 dogs have to be transported 7000 miles it is a huge job. The AMK9 did exactly this when ...
Cavalier King Charles Health and Care
Dateline: Aug 8 2016 at 2:11 pm
There are many dog maladies, like canine hip dysplasia, which are not universally treated in ... The usual vaccines contain immunizing doses of several different viruses such as distemper, parvovir...
Health Guarantee and Representation
Dateline: Aug 6 2016 at 4:53 pm
(I do not guarantee against communicable diseases such as parvovirus , distemper ... to prevent this puppy from acquiring hereditary defects. The development of canine hip dysplasia is not dependen...
Working German Shepherd Dogs, Not Just a Pretty Face
Dateline: Aug 4 2016 at 6:00 pm
Because of their high working ... during their service years is extremely strong. While the typical image of a seeing-eye dog is that of a Labrador or Golden Retriever, German Shepherds were actual...
Vom Patton K9 Services
Dateline: Aug 1 2016 at 12:58 pm
canine hip dysplasia - things to ponder ... Vaccines are linked to seizures. Distemper, parvovirus, rabies and, presumably, other vaccines have been linked with poly neuropathy, a nerve disease tha...
Dateline: Jul 29 2016 at 9:26 pm
Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) and genetic eye diseases are more common ... Most veterinarians recommend that puppies be vaccinated to prevent distemper and parvo at least once. In some areas where the...
Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England
Dateline: Jul 9 2016 at 11:12 pm
[68] Brady S, Norris JM, Kelman M, Ward MP (2012) Canine parvovirus in Australia ... [107] Wood JLN (2002) Heritability and epidemiology of canine hip-dysplasia score and its components in Labrador...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 3:32 am
September is National Service Dog Month ... but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, not every assist...
Canine Hip Dysplasia: One Inheritance You DON?T Want
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 8:00 am
Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is the most commonly inherited orthopedic disease in dogs, affecting millions of dogs worldwide each year. CHD can affect any dog, regardless of breed, whether male or fe...
Bully Breeds vs. Insurance Companies
Dateline: Feb 2 2015 at 8:20 pm
Prejudice is alive and well in the insurance industry. Every day thousands of "bully breeds" (pit bulls, German shepherds, Rottweilers, Akitas, etc.) are euthanized because they cannot be adopted. ...

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