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Motorbike-riding dog sparks police investigation
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 5:43 pm
LONDON ? Police in Gloucestershire have launched an enquiry after a dog was photographed riding on the back of a motorcycle. See also: Motorcycle-riding labrador gets a sweet custom Kevlar bike sui...
Iditarod Trail Committee Bans Travis Beals' Entrance in 2017 Race
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 4:26 pm
The Iditarod Trail Committee is taking a stand against domestic violence. On Friday, the committee released a statement putting an immediate ban on musher Travis Beals for the 2017 Iditarod and bey...
Canton Police K-9 Tuko graduates and is ready for patrol
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 1:40 pm
After a rigorous K-9 training, Canton Police K-9 Tuko is ready to start the job. He graduated this week at the top of his class and is ready to patrol the streets. Officer Ryan Davis, K-9 Tuko?s ha...
Iditarod bans musher in domestic violence case
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 1:22 pm
The top officer for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said the board meant to let the legal process play out before addressing a musher who has been charged in a domestic violence case. But the Idit...
Utah police K-9 Aldo shot, killed in line of duty
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 11:10 am
ST. GEORGE ? A Utah police K-9 officer was shot and killed Thursday in the line of duty while attempting to apprehend a criminal suspect. The gunfight left the suspect in critical condition. Office...
Guide dog stolen by accident-prone thieves during crime spree in Melbourne's north-west
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 10:44 am
Police are hunting an accident-prone thief who unwittingly stole a guide dog during a crime spree with another man in Melbourne's north-west. The Kia Cerato Koup was stolen from a Smithfield Road s...
The Latest: Iditarod bans musher in domestic violence case
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 9:49 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Latest on the Iditarod banning a musher facing domestic violence charges from next year's race (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The top officer for the Iditarod Trail Sled...
K9 killed, suspect wounded in SWAT standoff in Utah
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 8:26 am
Once inside, shot were fired at K-9 Aldo, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Winder said three officers returned fire and were unsure if they hit the suspect as they retreated from the home carr...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 8:21 am
autism assistance dogs, diabetic alert dogs, and facilitated guide dogs, among others. The impact Bobo has made on Kneisly and her family is incredible, and Bish advises that others interested in g...
BEAUMONT: Police department raising money to add K-9 unit
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 7:12 am
Donations to the Beaumont Police K-9 Program can be made at or by mail at City of Beaumont, 550 E. 6th St., Beaumont, CA 92223, Attn: Police Canine Fund. To learn more c...
Iditarod bans musher facing domestic violence charges from next year's race
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 6:15 am
With one of its mushers facing domestic violence charges, the Iditarod Trail Committee on Friday banned Travis Beals of Seward from the 2017 race ?and for an indefinite period of time thereafter? w...
Police Dog Wrapped In Flag For Final Goodbye
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 5:28 am
A police dog shot and killed while on duty has been laid to rest in New Zealand, wrapped in his country's flag. Gazza, a four-year-old German Shepherd, was shot during an armed siege in Porirua, on...
Iditarod bans musher indefinitely for domestic violence
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 5:19 am
ANCHORAGE ? The Iditarod Trail Committee Board of Directors voted unanimously Friday to bar musher Travis Beals from the 2017 race and imposed an indefinite suspension on the Seward musher?s partic...
Truro Police K-9 Helps Seize Meth, Prescription Pills In Bust
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 4:49 am
TRURO (CBS) ? An alert K-9 officer helped Truro police seize meth, a large amount of prescription pills and cash on Thursday. Truro police officer Steven Raneo and his partner ?Ella? were called to...
Police: Dog beaten in mall parking lot recovering in foster care
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 4:25 am
A dog that was beaten nearly to death in a mall parking lot has been released from a veterinary hospital. The Eugene Police Department said Friday that Earl was released into foster care to continu...
N.M. K-9 Expected to Survive Brutal Attack
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 1:49 am
Bernalillo County Sheriff's K-9 Rex was stabbed and knocked unconscious by a man wielding a knife and a baseball bat Monday morning. Bernalillo County Sheriff's deputies are pulling for a speedy re...
Alleged Millcreek K-9 killer remains critical from gunshot wound
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 1:33 am
A Millcreek drug suspect, who fatally shot a police dog before himself sustaining at least one gunshot wound, remained in critical condition Friday. Unified Police Lt. Lex Bell confirmed that there...
Newest amenity at airports is one for the dogs
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 12:46 am
?By working collaboratively, we are ensuring that people who travel with assistance dogs have a more enjoyable and less stressful travel experience,? said Well Jones, CEO of the Guide Dog Foundatio...
Police Dog Sniffs Out $50K Worth of Cocaine
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 12:11 am
ANNAPOLIS, MD ? A large quantity of cocaine was easily sniffed by an Anne Arundel County Police dog Wednesday during a traffic stop, officials say. Officers stopped a vehicle displaying expired tag...
Robeson County health board takes steps to reduce pit bull population
Dateline: Apr 29 2016 at 12:09 am
Smith said the policy didn?t need to include German shepherds, rottweilers, doberman pinschers or other breeds sometimes considered vicious because pit bulls account for most of the attacks in the ...
Police dog nabs trespassing suspect at Home Depot in Bradenton
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 10:12 pm
MANATEE -- A 52-year-old man was arrested early Friday, after he entered a storage shed at a Home Depot store and refused to come out, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Deputies use...
US military punishes 16 over 2015 Afghan hospital bombing
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 5:45 pm
AFP PHOTO / Wakil Kohsar (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images) TO GO WITH AFGHANISTAN-US-ARMY-CONFLICT-FOCUS BY GUILLAUME DECAMME In this photograph taken on August 14, 2015, a U...
Dog rules 'too relaxed'
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 1:06 pm
I think dog behaviourist Cesar Millian said it best when he said: "In the 70s they blamed dobermans, in the 80s they blamed German shepherds, in the 90s they blamed the rottweiler, now they blame t...
K-9 dead, man injured in police standoff
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 12:50 pm
MILLCREEK ? A police K-9 was shot and killed late Wednesday, leading to a four-hour standoff before a SWAT team took the suspected gunman into custody. Aldo, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois, was able...
XL Large Cream Dog Bed Orthopedic Foam Couch German Shepherd Labrador Soft Pet For Sale - New and Used
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 9:57 am
This Jumbo XL dog bed is perfect for most larger breed dogs. This is a great bed for most German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers,Labrador Retriever,Standard Poodles,Rottweiler,Collie, and most largebr...
Giving Heroic Dogs Their Due
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 5:23 am
I?ve since learned that soon an American outfit will begin officially commemorating the bravery of working dogs in all of America?s military services. Danique Masingill, a program manager with the ...
Letter to the editor: Accountability lies with dogs, not owners
Dateline: Apr 28 2016 at 3:17 am
When I was a child it was German Shepherds and Dobermanns. Now it is pit bulls and Rottweilers. It could just as well be Huskies, Akitas or Rhodesian Ridgebacks We are actually ignoring who is resp...
Off-leash dog shot by police after 'attacking' police canine
Dateline: Apr 27 2016 at 9:38 pm
According to Thursday's 10 TV News, an off-leash dog was shot and killed by the authorities on Thursday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio. The dog, a gray pit bull, was said to have attacked the German s...
Irish Guide Dogs appeal for your help as they launch fundraising drive
Dateline: Apr 27 2016 at 6:00 pm
After four decades of outstanding service to the visually impaired community and over a decade working with families of children ... a puppy up to the standard of work required as a Guide or Assist...
Govt bans dog import, pedigrees to cost more
Dateline: Apr 27 2016 at 11:19 am
The top five pedigrees in demand in India are German shepherd, Rottweiler, Labrador, Dobermann and pug. Except for Pug puppies whose demand has dipped after beagles entered Indian homes, the other ...
K-9 Officer Retiring After Nearly 8 Years on the Force
Dateline: Apr 27 2016 at 4:30 am
A valuable member of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is retiring his badge this week after nearly a decade on the force. K-9 Office Gango spent the last 7 and a half years of his life ser...
Camp Pendleton war dog loses leg in bomb blast, gets highest military honor
Dateline: Apr 26 2016 at 6:00 pm
The U.S. military created its dog program during World War II. The first training center was established in Virginia in 1942. A year later, there were 400 men and 900 dogs going through training. T...
Dogs Hate Hugs, Study Suggests
Dateline: Apr 26 2016 at 3:16 am
The American Kennel Club released its annual list of the 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States. Did your favorite furry friend make the list? Note: This list only includes purebred specie...
Grieving military family surprised with therapy dog
Dateline: Apr 26 2016 at 2:08 am
MONTICELLO, Minn. ? Even though it's been almost 10 years, the Gold Star symbol in the window of the Moore home in Monticello is forever. Minnesota Army National Guard soldier, Sgt. Nicholas Turcot...
Woman anguishes over loss of service dog
Dateline: Apr 25 2016 at 2:51 am
Joy Tomkinson isn?t feeling much joy these days, after the Canadian Guide Dogs for ... have retired him as an assistance dog.? Tomkinson requested a reprieve. ?I asked if I could have him for a mon...
Working dog, grateful human
Dateline: Apr 22 2016 at 7:39 am
Writer the service dog recently rescued his human, Nancy Lagasse, after she suffered a serious injury and had no way to call for help. Likewise, her first service dog through Canine Companions for ...
War Hero, Lucca, highlights importance of Military Working Dogs, Veterinary Corps
Dateline: Apr 18 2016 at 6:00 pm
SAN ANTONIO -- Lucca, a U.S. Marine Corps specialized search dog, made history when she received the United Kingdom's People's Dispensary for Sick Animals Dickin Medal, considered the highest milit...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Apr 18 2016 at 5:25 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...
Nature And Nurture: Pitbulls Account for Half of Human Fatalities Due To Dogs
Dateline: Apr 17 2016 at 7:22 am
German shepherds, an aggressive/protective breed ... as are chows, a wolfish-molosser cross. Rottweilers are about as dangerous per capita as pit bulls. Dobermans, however, which were notorious whe...
Nine homeless hounds from Dogs Trust Merseyside
Dateline: Apr 16 2016 at 10:00 am
Rottweiler Taio is only 11 months old but has been through ... The Dogs Trust team affectionately describe Shep as ?big, daft and bouncy?. As he?s only two, the German shepherd loves to be out and ...
Very Good Dogs That Become Decorated Military Heroes
Dateline: Apr 16 2016 at 5:45 am
Since the U.S. military first started using war dogs in World War I, the bomb detecting abilities of canines have prevented the loss of human life. Military war dogs are some very special, highly t...

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