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Nine Dog Brains Mysteriously Found Near Railroad Tracks
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 10:42 am
The brains of nine dogs were found abandoned near some train tracks in upstate New York, and no knows how or why they got there. The disturbing incident occurred in the village of Gouverneur in St....
For Memorial Day, flags for the fallen at national cemetery
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 10:29 am
U.S. Army veteran Zachary Kruzan, a Dogs 4 Warriors volunteer, gave voice to the life of Leland Bergandi, after placing a flag at his headstone: Leland Bergandi. U.S. Army. U.S. Navy. World War II....
Not Forgotten
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 10:26 am
They're nurses, military police officers, unknown soldiers and even military dogs. About 1 in 10 gravestones at the Annapolis National Cemetery is marked "Unknown U.S. Soldier." "There's so much mo...
Military working dog has passed away
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 9:43 am
On Saturday, the Facebook page, Mission K9 Rescue, announced the passing of a beloved military working dog named "Alik." The following words were shared about the passing of the German shepherd: It...
Barrington memorial honors canines who served with soldiers
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 9:05 am
Whether they were members of a K-9 team or strays rescued from a war zone, he believed dogs serve a purpose in military culture ? one that stays with soldiers long after the fight is over. ?All the...
Woman arrested after dead dogs found in Beechview home
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 5:59 am
He also stated he heard what he thought was a whimpering dog inside. Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said police found four dead dogs, two pit bulls, a terrier mix, and a Rottweile...
A sorry tail for dogs
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 4:26 am
Tail docking is an old custom in certain dog breeds, especially working breeds. Tail docking involves the removal of all or part of the tail using cutting or crushing instruments, usually scissors ...
Reunited dog 'highlights need for microchip'
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 2:02 am
The owner is a local sheep farmer and Sid is one of his working dogs. He believes Sid took off after a bitch in season and had been looking for him. While he was surprised when he found out Sid was...
K9 call of duty: NC police dog saves missing woman first week on the job
Dateline: May 24 2015 at 1:12 am
APEX, N.C. ? A North Carolina police dog has found a missing woman while working his first week on the job. The Apex Police Department tweeted an image of ?Rocky,? saying the dog saved a woman who ...
Sid ? the dog found on top of highest peak in England ? finally home
Dateline: May 23 2015 at 11:04 pm
She added: "The owner is a local sheep farmer and Sid is one of his working dogs. He believes Sid took off after a bitch in season and had been looking for him. "While he was surprised when he foun...
Shelter adopts pets to military vets
Dateline: May 23 2015 at 1:23 pm
Joe is one of 14 dogs waiting for a military veteran to adopt him into a family, as part of the Pets for Patriots program with Saving the Animals Together, a rescue mission for dogs with illnesses ...
Apex K-9 saves missing woman first week on the job
Dateline: May 23 2015 at 11:42 am
An Apex Police K-9 put his skills, and snout, to good use by finding a missing woman his first week on the job. The Department tweeted out an image of Rocky wearing his badge on Saturday. K9 Rocky ...
Man searches for stolen dog in West Loop: 'This doesn't make sense'
Dateline: May 23 2015 at 9:00 am
... and they only took my dog,? he added. ?There?s a tablet worth $1,000 right there and they didn?t touch it.? Johnston has offered a $5,000 reward for Barnaby?s return with no questions asked. He...
Judge orders destruction of pack of Rotweilers that attacked 8-year-old boy
Dateline: May 23 2015 at 2:24 am
When asked to describe the sound the dogs made, Hansen referenced having German Shepherds at some point in his life ... he wants someone to kill him,? the man told dispatcher. ?Rottweilers tore him...
Veterans' best friends make transition smoother
Dateline: May 23 2015 at 1:11 am
?I had nothing else left,? he said. The group brought him a big black Rottweiler and German Shepherd mix. And, just like that, Jones life was forever changed. For the first time since he came home ...
The Downward Facing Dogs Of War
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 8:47 pm
?This is a combination of downward facing dog and sun salutation, but not referred to as yoga in the military fitness world, while in the civilian world it is.? Gaining first-hand perspective on ho...
U.S. Coast Guard K-9 Bert retires in Galveston
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 2:15 pm
A retirement ceremony for a U.S. Coast Guard military working dog was held Friday. Chief Bert, a Coast Guard Explosive Detection K-9, retired after six years of service. The German shepherd has bee...
Joel McHale Named As Host Of 2015 ESPYS
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 10:49 am
"I'm thrilled to be hosting The ESPYS. Just ecstatic," McHale said when he made the announcement. McHale further joked about taking part in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, something he had referr...
Fresno police K-9 officer under investigation for attacking innocent bystander
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 9:12 am
An investigation is currently underway for a K-9 officer from Fresno, California, who attacked an innocent bystander as police were closing in after a high speed chase at the intersection of Sierra...
Memorial Day salute to search & rescue dogs
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 7:46 am
I?ve always been a big fan of working dogs, especially those who do search and rescue. They do amazing work, doing things that humans would never dare. And they love it. So this Memorial Day, I?m p...
Police Seek Man Who Dumped Dogs in Park
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 4:50 am
Two dogs need a new home while New Britain police try to figure out who dumped them at Walnut Hill Park on Tuesday afternoon. "It shouldn't happen," said a woman visiting the park. "I don't know ho...
BOOM: 3 Thugs Tried To Brutally Murder His Partner. This K-9 Wasn?t Having It?
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 4:41 am
A Mississippi sheriff?s deputy had his life saved by his K-9 partner after three men tried to attack him Monday. The Clarion Ledger reported Wednesday that Hancock Sheriff Deputy Todd Frazier was b...
Police search for man who dumped two dogs in park
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 4:41 am
This week, police in New Britain, Connecticut, reached out to the public for help in identifying the man who dumped two shepherd mix dogs in Walnut Hill Park, reported Friday's NBC Connecticut. The...
Police: K-9 bites woman while training in Stockton
Dateline: May 22 2015 at 1:53 am
A K-9 in Stockton mistakenly bit a woman Wednesday when the dog got loose during a training exercise inside a vacant building, police said. The department said it will consider changes to its polic...
K-9 training takes place in Augusta
Dateline: May 21 2015 at 10:08 am
Explosives K-9 units from across the state came to Richmond County on Thursday to give their dogs training and their handlers training aid. ?We?re required to do training, but it?s best when we can...
Puppy love leads to a good guide
Dateline: May 20 2015 at 11:23 pm
What do you think when you see a guide ... the guide dog?s working lifetime. This means fundraising is also a vital part of a volunteer?s role and Kay has helped coin in cash for Guide Dogs Scotlan...
Bad-drink stabbing; dog mistaken for wolf shot; stargazers get a break
Dateline: May 20 2015 at 6:00 pm
He tries to get the funeral program and the obituary from each service, and he's working ... police officer and possession of dangerous drugs. That sentence will run concurrently with the homicide ...
Assistance dog refused entry to store
Dateline: May 20 2015 at 10:30 am
A Karnup woman who relies on an assistance dog says she was left humiliated when a jewellery store in Perth refused her entry and called the police ... premises with a guide or assistance dog was n...
Remember military working dogs on Memorial Day
Dateline: May 19 2015 at 12:10 pm
We honor our military personnel every day of the year, but Memorial Day has been designated as a national holiday to remember those who lost their lives in the service of our country. Our military ...
Dog that bit 4, including 2 Pittsburgh officers, released to its owner
Dateline: May 18 2015 at 12:02 pm
At least one of the officers was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. According to police at the scene on Lowrie Street, the dog was a German shepherd and rottweiler mixed breed. The dog named Ki...
Inaugural Alaska Race Likened to 'Iditarod with Chance of Drowning'
Dateline: May 18 2015 at 5:35 am
For centuries, native canoes have paddled the inside passage to Alaska and next month the historic route will again be teeming with vessels, this time with modern-day sailors out to capture a $10,0...
An urban Iditarod team patrols Salinas
Dateline: May 16 2015 at 12:23 am
An urban Iditarod team patrols Salinas Dog walker Steve Sanchez describes them as an urban Iditarod trail sled dog team; a well-behaved team. Check out this story on http://bit....
Sniffer dog is a true Champ: Labrador rejected as a guide dog excels working for police
Dateline: May 15 2015 at 11:27 pm
... a Guide Dog but is an excellent police dog. Merseyside Police has worked closely with Guide Dogs Liverpool over the past 12 months following a change in legislation to protect guide dogs. Attac...
Inaugural Race To Alaska Likened To 'Iditarod With Chance Of Drowning'
Dateline: May 14 2015 at 10:11 am
One way the organizers explain this event is as the Pacific Northwest?s answer to the Iditarod, the famous Alaskan sled dog race. ?We?ve been calling this, ?the Iditarod with a chance of drowning,?...
Canine compassion: Should military dogs be reunited with their human handlers?
Dateline: May 14 2015 at 5:58 am
Marine Jeff Young and his dog Cena were one of the first K9 units in the Marjah operation, the largest offensive to date in the War in Afghanistan, detecting improvised explosives amid heavy fighti...
Military Dog Teams Push to Be Reunited After Their Fight is Over
Dateline: May 13 2015 at 2:06 am
Military dog handlers are pushing legislators to change a law that has kept many of them from being reunited with their canines after serving alongside them overseas. With help from the American Hu...
Support the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides walk on May 31 in Durham
Dateline: May 11 2015 at 6:00 pm
And it?s all thanks to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, which provides Canadians with a medical or physical disability a guide dog at no cost. The foundation provides canine vision, heari...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: May 7 2015 at 1:47 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...

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