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Second Arrest In Dog In Dumpster Case
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 9:51 pm
Sarnia police have made a second arrest after a small, badly injured dog was found in a dumpster in the 900 block of Colborne Rd. last month. The dog was discovered on October 19 wrapped in garbage...
Herding in their blood for working dogs
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 9:40 pm
What gets a young farm kid into the idea that they... With defence lawyer Richard Yaholnitsky claiming his 19-year-old client has Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and the Crown unprepared to acknow...
Norfolk police investigate abuse of dog
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 9:31 pm
NORFOLK (AP) -- Police have seized a Jack Russell terrier from a Norfolk home after a video of the dog being abused was posted online. Police say the dog, named Charlie, is seen in the video being ...
Norfolk police investigate abuse of dog after graphic video posted online
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 9:30 pm
NORFOLK, Mass. (AP) ? Police have seized a Jack Russell terrier from a Norfolk home after a video of the dog being abused was posted online. Police say the dog, named Charlie, is seen in the video ...
Police dog fired
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 8:25 pm
A police dog is out of a job. Cash has been fired by the police department in Cannon Beach, an Oregon coastal town. It seems Cash didn't have the temperament to be a K-9 cop. Officer Josh Gregory, ...
Skittish Police Dog Fired by Force in Cannon Beach, Oregon
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 7:02 pm
CANNON BEACH, Ore. ? A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of this coastal town's police force, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes. The dog was dismissed before s...
America's most cowardly police dog: Bungling K-9 fired for being afraid of heights, drugs, skittish and for barking t...
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 3:03 pm
A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but Cash just didn't have what it takes. The dog was dismissed from...
Frostburg police acquiring K-9 to combat narcotics activity
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 1:28 pm
FROSTBURG ? Concerned over an increase in illegal narcotics activity in the community, Frostburg?s mayor and city council are moving forward with a program that would bring a K-9 with drug detectio...
K-9 officer sniffs out suspect on NE Holladay St.
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 9:48 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) ? Police in North Portland blocked of NE Holladay St. near NE 125th Ave Thursday afternoon when they were involved in an incident that began with a burglary, PPB Sgt. Pete S...
Pup recruits train to be K-9 officers
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 8:20 am
ST. PETERSBURG ? Before becoming St. Petersburg?s newest K-9 officer, a 1-year-old German shepherd pup has a lot of learning to do. The dog, which has not been named, must successfully complete a f...
Handlers of retired Marine hero, bomb-sniffing dog give thanks for animal's duty
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 8:16 am
The Willingham family's three-legged dog, Lucca, is more than just a pet. She's an inspiration, and a hero. The German Shepherd mix is a retired military dog, trained to sniff out explosives and pr...
Ore. police dog fired for poor performance
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 8:10 am
CANNON BEACH, Ore. ? A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes. The...
Missing service dog sought by an army of Lexington searchers
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 2:09 am
A fuzzy white dog who went missing from her owner while visiting Lexington last month has caused an army of searchers to mobilize in the community. The dog, Lucy, went missing Oct. 18, after she du...
Military working dogs honored, revered with memorial
Dateline: Nov 27 2014 at 12:52 am
A general who had fought in the Korean War told a story of a man and a dog. As the story goes, as told by Phil Weitlauf, president of the Michigan War Dog Memorial, soldiers accompanied by a German...
Iditarod musher injured in accident near Willow
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 11:03 pm
On Tuesday, Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson was injured when a Talkeetna woman lost control of her vehicle and struck the ATV that Hendrickson?s dog team was pulling. Alaska State Troopers receiv...
K-9 handler sues Allegheny County over compensation
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 2:09 pm
A K-9 handler is suing Allegheny County for more than $25,000 as compensation for personal time spent caring for his dog over more than a decade, a suit filed Monday in the Court of Common Pleas st...
Iditarod veteran still recovering from roadside collision
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 11:54 am
Karin Hendrickson, a four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finisher, remained hospitalized on Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle while on a training run along the Parks Highway. None of her...
The Iditarod's Golden Connection
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 10:22 am
One of the sponsors of the Iditarod sled dog race has a heart of gold. The Donlin prospect is 285 miles west of Anchorage in the Y-K Delta region. Donlin is two and a half years into the permitting...
Watch a tiny yorkie chase away a burglar
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 6:21 am
Lots of people get guard dogs. Popular choices are dobermans, German shepherds, rottweilers. While all of those dogs are probably big snuggly piles of fur when you get to know them, they can defini...
Getting by with a little help from a 4-legged friend
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 6:10 am
Since 1975, Canine Companions for Independence has trained and supplied almost 4,600 assistance ... are dogs that don?t quite qualify as guide dogs but find success working in other fields such as ...
Injured musher speaks from bedside about accident
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 11:00 pm
Hendrickson wasn?t so lucky. The six time Iditarod participant suffered a broken back. She moved to Alaska in 2003 just to become a musher and is determined to be healed before Iditarod 2016. "My r...
New 'breed' of Army dog handlers
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 4:00 pm
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 26, 2014) -- Soldiers of the U.S. Army's Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of ...
Working Like a Dog: Illustrator Mark Ulriksen's Had a Busy Fall Drawing Pups and Giants
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 8:07 am
San Francisco-based artist and illustrator Mark Ulriksen says it's hard to stand out in today's blitz of media. Now out with a new book, Dogs Rule, Nonchalantly, Ulriksen is the ultimate operator. ...
West Covina Police K-9 Cleared To Return Home After Being Shot
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 7:20 am
WEST COVINA ( ? A police K-9 Officer is scheduled to be released Tuesday after being shot by an armed murder suspect Sunday night. West Covina Police Department K-9 Reiko, the department?...
Two years later, K-9 Enzo is even better
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 2:10 am
For nearly 24 hours a day, Wilton K-9 Officer Steven Rangel and his partner, K-9 Enzo, are together ? whether they?re patrolling Wilton in the department?s gray police cruiser or sleeping in bed at...
K-9 Officers
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 12:32 am
A West Covina police dog is expected to have followup surgery on Tuesday after having been shot by a suspect on Sunday attempting to flee from authorities reported the two-year-old ...
Working With Rescued Stray Dogs
Dateline: Nov 24 2014 at 10:09 am
On any given day, you can find dogs running loose on the Pine Ridge Reservation, some of them wild. Dogs have bitten people and, as we saw last week, even killed a young girl. A group called Light ...
A Bike Ride 1,000 Miles Across Alaska for Fun
Dateline: Nov 24 2014 at 5:28 am
His GT carbon-fiber sport bike for triathlons cost about $1,500. He estimates he spent $2,500 on gear for the Iditarod race, including his Arc?teryx Gamma jacket and Arc?teryx Fury bib pants ($700)...
Louisiana village bans pit bulls & Rottweilers, orders to collect them for disposal by Dec. 1
Dateline: Nov 23 2014 at 5:00 am
"If that's what the ordinance says, then that's what it says,? he said. Lemoine said he owned a German shepherd, but he considered pit bulls and Rottweilers particularly ?vicious.? "They're going t...
Police investigating dog shooting
Dateline: Nov 22 2014 at 1:09 pm
Felicia Rowe reported Friday morning that her 13-month old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix dog was shot and run over at the bottom of their driveway on Eastman Road. Police said it happened Thursday...
Loyal police dog can't bear to see retiring handler go
Dateline: Nov 22 2014 at 3:26 am
Awww. A police dog found it so hard to say goodbye to its retiring handler that it firmly held on to his luggage by its teeth, unwilling to let go, Tencent reported. Xie Leping, the dog's handler, ...
Everyday Hero Dogs honoring Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 5:45 pm
Join in the ?Everyday Hero Dogs Honoring Military Working Dogs? photo contest. A ?Hero Dog? can help honor Military Working Dogs! Not every dog can be a Military Working Dog, but our canine compani...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 5:27 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...
Dog shot, run over in Grafton
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 8:24 am
It happened on Eastman Road. Police say someone shot and ran over Jane, a 13-month-old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix at the end of her driveway. She was rushed to a nearby animal hospital and is e...
New bomb-sniffing dogs working Sea-Tac security
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 4:53 am
SEA-TAC AIRPORT, Wash. -- Brand-new screening measures are in place at Sea-Tac Airport ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel rush. TSA is now using specially-trained bomb-sniffing canines a...
Working Like A Dog
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 12:42 am
Slobbering, barking and scratching notwithstanding, the trend of welcoming dogs into the workplace is growing. Best behavior is required, of course. And I mean the people. As founder and CEO of Pri...
Cyclist Prepares For Iditarod
Dateline: Nov 20 2014 at 9:11 am
Most of us have heard of the Iditarod; the world famous sled dog race that spans more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness. A Sioux Falls man has been invited to race in the Iditarod on his bike....
Army specialist reunited with dog that saved his life
Dateline: Nov 18 2014 at 8:24 am
Herculaneum, Mo. (KTVI) ? A Missouri soldier has been reunited with the dog that saved his life. Army Specialist Brent Grommet and a German Shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in A...
Iditarod Fast Facts
Dateline: Nov 18 2014 at 5:01 am
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Iditarod, the most well-known dogsled race in the world. It is named after the Iditarod Trail, an old mail and supply route, traveled by dogsleds fr...
Dateline: Nov 16 2014 at 8:59 pm
This handsome boy is Zeus, a two-year-old German shepherd-Rottweiler up for adoption at the Cape Breton branch of the SPCA. His caregivers say Zeus is smart, loving and wants to be with people. He ...
Military Dogs Offered Well-Deserved Free Medical Care After Serving Our Country
Dateline: Nov 12 2014 at 8:08 am
After the nation honored the members of our military on Tuesday, it's the perfect time to also remember our friends on four legs that have been a valuable resource to our armed forces. The American...
Dogs of War Get Heroes' Salute at New York Veterans' Day Parade
Dateline: Nov 11 2014 at 4:37 am
New York's Veteran's Day parade honored all veterans, even the canine ones. For the first time in the parade's history, six military dogs marched alongside the soldiers they served with. Dogs like ...
Retired military dogs deserve a new leash on life
Dateline: Jul 23 2014 at 2:46 am
Mankind has always had a special relationship with dogs. For thousands of years, dogs have comforted us, protected us, and given us their unconditional love. Time and time again through the ages th...
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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