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Police K-9 unit fundraiser a popular event Sunday in Wilkes-Barre
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 9:06 am
WILKES-BARRE ? A barbecued chicken dinner to raise money to purchase K-9 officers for the police department on Sunday ran out of chicken a bit early, but that didn?t bother Joann Jones. Jones, a lo...
Dogs on duty: Volunteer K-9 outfit assists public agencies
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 8:41 am
FARGO ? Ziva is ready to work. She eagerly lifts her front right paw to allow her handler, Nate Dutt, to slip on her harness. Once she receives her orders, she's off, her attached bell ringing wild...
Colchester's narcotics search dog ready to hit the streets
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 7:41 am
Josie joined the Colchester police force in November 2015, but didn?t hit the streets until she passed the grueling 11-week course July 8 that trains dogs to pick up on odors of narcotics such as m...
Police kill family dog at child's birthday party
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 6:55 am
Vickie Malone had just brought the kids inside after celebrating her 5-year-old son's birthday outdoors. Birthday cake and ice cream awaited them when they heard the bang from outside. *Warning: So...
Police dog in Texas dies after pursuing suspect in extreme heat
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 6:54 am
ARLINGTON, Texas ? A north Texas police department is mourning the loss of its K-9 partner, which died after a pursuit with a suspect. Mojo, an officer with the Arlington Police Department, was ?ov...
Dog missing after police say driver falls asleep, crashes vehicle on highway
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 3:25 am
Police believe a driver who crashed his pick-up while driving down Interstate 93 in New Hampshire likely fell asleep at the wheel. The crash happened Saturday afternoon at approximately 4:09 p.m. o...
Everyone should work to avoid killing pets
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 9:35 pm
About 64 percent of households do not own a dog of any size, and people might be afraid, especially of large dogs, even more especially if the dog looks like a Rottweiler, pit bull or German shephe...
Column: Covering -- and living through -- the storm and its aftermath
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 7:29 pm
Was it the restless dog? A barely perceptible ... Utility crews and electricians working 16-hour days (or longer) to restore power; city, county and state workers and tree service crews clearing st...
Tribute to My Big Boy
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 7:25 pm
Peyton was an overlarge German Shepherd rescue who had absolutely no problem contending ... Surgery was now about fixing the damage, and the result was the largest blonde Rottweiler you will ever s...
Dog killer identified; police believe he is a minor
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 3:08 pm
Based on the video clip showing a person gunning down a dog that went viral and prompted animal activists to lodge a complaint, police have finally confirmed that the killing took place under Cheng...
Walsenburg K-9 officer remembered
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 4:05 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) WALSENBURG,...
Manitoba?s winter endurance Actif Epica becomes Iditarod Trail Invitational qualifier
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 2:01 am
For the sixth annual Actif Epica, athletes will tackle the Crow Wing Trail traveling 200-km to Winnipeg from as far away as Emerson on February 18, 2017. Options for the event also include a 120-km...
K-9 Coach: Training your Pup Early to Avoid Bad Habits
Dateline: Jul 22 2016 at 11:17 pm
In this morning's K-9 Coach, Floyd Swydan tells us why it is important to train your pup at an early stage. Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Frida...
California police dog dies when air conditioning stops in car
Dateline: Jul 22 2016 at 5:59 am
PORTERVILLE, Calif., July 22 (UPI) --A police dog in Central California died after the engine of the police car he was in shut off and turned off the air conditioning, police said Thursday. The Bel...
Police dog dies after car air conditioning fails
Dateline: Jul 22 2016 at 3:45 am
A South Valley police department said it's devastated by the death of one of its K-9's. The dog's handler found the Belgian Malinois dead in his patrol car on June 20th. Porterville Police said the...
Police K-9 keeps a digital eye on Thai tourist spots
Dateline: Jul 22 2016 at 2:00 am
BANGKOK -- Wat Phra Kaeo, a temple here affiliated with Thailand's royal family, is bustling with tourists. As a tough-looking military officer in uniform keeps an eye on the crowd, so does his cam...
5 Dog Breeds Who Symbolize Romance
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 8:08 pm
My mountain shepherds lovingly call me Patou, a soft term of endearment for a strong working dog. But make no mistake: I was bred for a serious job, guarding my flocks on the Pyrenees slopes from p...
Sydney Dog Lovers Show
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 11:53 am
happy dog while the experts cover areas such as training, behaviour, diet, first aid and how to survive a new puppy. Attendees will get the chance to meet and connect with a plethora of pooches and...
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 9:08 am
K-9 is a weird type of action-comedy that only existed in the ?80s. James Belushi plays own-rules-playing San Diego narcotics detective Mike Dooley, who sneakily borrows a K-9 patrol dog off the bo...
Epigentics: Its influence on the Black psyche
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 7:52 am
For example, certain breeds of canines such as German Shepherds and Rottweilers, are in-bred with specific behaviors exclusive to their breed. While this concept is well known with animals, it is n...
K-9 takes down suspect who ran into woods, deputies say
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 6:42 am
A 44-year-old man who deputies say tried to avoid capture is facing multiple charges and is recovering after being bitten by a K-9. Deputies were called to Abbeville Highway in Anderson at about 7 ...
Porterville K-9 officer dies after car air conditioning fails
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 11:28 pm
A South Valley police department said it's devastated by the death of one of its K-9's. The dog's handler found the Belgian Malinois dead in his patrol car on June 20th. Porterville Police said the...
Southeastern service dog changes Riverview veteran?s life
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 10:45 pm
As a former military policeman and first responder, Morgan Watt used to train bomb-sniffing K-9s in the Air Force?s Dog Handler Team program. He depended on those dogs to save the lives of others. ...
Facility dog joins Wichita PD Victim Assistance Unit
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 8:49 am
Unlike a service dog ... with the Wichita Police Department is the first such placement in the State of Kansas. There are currently 113 courthouse dogs working in 34 states. KSDS Assistance Dogs, I...
The Best Types of Dogs for Runners
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 1:46 am
If you?re searching for a perfect running partner, what kind of dog should you pick? Some breeds, such as huskies and greyhounds, were bred to run, and most working dogs are naturally suited to run...
Family that sent care packages to Military Working Dogs now trying to care for their own
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 1:35 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. ? A family that has supported Military Working Dogs overseas is now asking for help caring for their own dog here at home. Kylie Blake raised money and has now sent more than 80...
Seward?s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future
Dateline: Jul 19 2016 at 10:15 am
The history of Alaska?s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, ?The First Great Race,? to preserve foundational story of Alaska?s Last G...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: Jul 19 2016 at 8:20 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...
Trips to the Alabama DMV won?t be so bad now because you can support hero dogs and war vets
Dateline: Jul 18 2016 at 3:50 pm
1st Foundation?s mission is to help place retired military dogs that need rehabilitation with veterans who could use some companionship, helping them both re-acclimate to civilian life. They also p...
12 banned dog breeds in the UAE
Dateline: Jul 16 2016 at 3:11 pm
While well-trained German Shepherds are least likely to attack people or other ... Doberman Pinscher is a crossbreed of majorly the Beauceron, German Pinscher, and Rottweiler. Intended for guard du...
New leash on life: former military working dogs honored for service
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 7:58 am
WASHINGTON ? During a routine perimeter check in the desert of Afghanistan, Isky found a roadside bomb. He had come to a complete stop, sitting near the explosive device, patiently waiting for orde...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 6:02 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...
Petition circulates to end military housing ban on ?dangerous? dog breeds
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 2:07 am
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The Compression of Radiological Pelvic Measurements Between Normal and Dysplastic German Shepherd Dogs
Dateline: Jul 14 2016 at 9:05 pm
G&G Academia Animal Hospital, Akatlar-Istanbul-Turkey; University of Istanbul, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is inherited developmental disease of hip j...
Hero Dogs Honored on Capitol Hill With Medal of Courage
Dateline: Jul 14 2016 at 6:36 pm
Four retired military working dogs were presented with special medals to commemorate their service on Capitol Hill this week. The dogs received the American Humane Association?s K-9 Medal of Courag...
US military dogs awarded 'K-9' bravery medals for Afghan service
Dateline: Jul 13 2016 at 12:00 am
Four dogs who worked with the US military in Afghanistan have been awarded medals for their sacrifice and service to the United States. The canines were given the K-9 Medal of Courage, and are the ...
4 Military Working Dogs Given Top Military Honor for Their Service
Dateline: Jul 12 2016 at 9:56 pm
Four canines were given the top-dog treatment today on Capitol Hill as they received the nation?s highest honor for their service and sacrifice to the U.S. Matty, a Czech German Shepherd; Fieldy, a...
Molly the puppy stolen in Nanaimo, family wants her back
Dateline: Jul 12 2016 at 3:58 pm
Nanaimo RCMP said the six-month-old Rottweiler/German shepherd/Labrador cross was tied to a bench outside London Drugs at the Port Place Shopping Centre about 5:30 p.m. Sunday and was gone when a f...
4 Canines Given Top Military Honor for Their Service
Dateline: Jul 12 2016 at 9:31 am
"Soldiers have been relying on these four-footed comrades-in-arms since the beginning of organized warfare and today military dogs are more important than ever in keeping our service men and women ...
Working dogs need vests too
Dateline: Jul 11 2016 at 6:00 pm
Altus Police Department?s K-9 working dogs Caesar and Sami both will receive bulletproof and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in...
Puddister asks for discussion on pit bull rules
Dateline: Jul 11 2016 at 3:00 pm
?In my own life I?ve experienced bad Labrador retrievers and good German shepherds,? he said ... dogs that are basically bred for this type of thing, Dobermans or Rottweiler, should be held to a hi...
Service dog named after fallen IMPD officer Renn graduates from ICAN
Dateline: Jul 10 2016 at 6:00 pm
A service ... Assistance Network (ICAN), an organization that trains and places services dogs with individuals with disabilities. Lynn Renn, officer Renn?s widow, wrote this letter to the service d...
Writer disagrees with family in Iditarod Trail dispute
Dateline: Jul 9 2016 at 1:28 pm
Regarding Donna DeFusco?s letter explaining her family?s opinions on the Iditarod Trail crossing her father?s homestead. One day, those of us who trained or raced sled dogs on the Iditarod Trail st...
A longitudinal study on diarrhoea and vomiting in young dogs of four large breeds
Dateline: Jun 22 2016 at 10:00 am
Prospective studies to document the occurrence of canine diarrhoea and vomiting are relatively scarce in dogs ... All the dams had been recently vaccinated against canine parvovirus, canine distemp...

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