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Police: Dog kicked to death for relieving itself on man's lawn
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 9:58 pm
KEENE, N.H. (AP) ? A city council candidate in southwestern New Hampshire is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his neighbor's 17-year-old dog to death after it tried to relie...
Police shock dog that jumped in car with toddler inside
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 9:35 pm
A police officer used a Taser to rescue a 4-year-old boy trapped in a car with a snarling 90-pound dog. Pauline Patti was driving near her home Monday when she spotted a friendly looking, loose dog...
Man sentenced to prison in St. Johns K-9 officer death
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 8:28 pm
The man who killed a St. Johns County K-9 Officer was sentenced Tuesday. A judge gave Brandon Allison five years in prison for killing the police dog, Baron. Allison is currently serving 10 years o...
10 dog breeds most often blacklisted by home insurance agents
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 8:22 pm
In early 2014, police in Britain seized a pet Malamute after the dog was suspected of killing a six-day-old infant. The AKC says the German Shepherd is the world?s leading police, guard and militar...
Bluefield Police Department seeks help in funding K-9 units
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 6:26 pm
BLUEFIELD ? A growing drug problem and other challenges has fueled a desire to add another tool to Bluefield Police Department?s fight against crime ? K-9 units. The police department currently doe...
K-9 returns to force in Mount Laurel, shows off skills during Fall Festival
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 4:36 pm
Cpl. Christopher O'Prandy and his K-9 partner Gunner show off what they do during a demonstration during the Mount Laurel Fall Festival. Mount Laurel >> There?s a new face on the police force, and ...
At Graduation Ceremony, Every Police Dog Has Its Day
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 2:17 pm
Omar paced the hall of the police academy in Queens Tuesday, his expression a mixture of anticipation and anxiety as friends, family and fellow New York Police Department members crowded in for las...
Vernon police warn of K-9 telemarketing scam
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 1:29 pm
VERNON?Police are alerting residents to an ongoing scam. Residents and businesses in Vernon have reported that they have been targeted by a telemarketing solicitation scheme that claims to be raisi...
El Paso police get training in dog behavior
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 12:54 pm
El Paso police officers are learning dog psychology, behavior and body language in a new training program that could help prevent dog shootings such as the one last week. Canine encounter training ...
Talk of the County: Pit bulls are dangerous dogs
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 11:34 am
Reader says pit bulls are number one most dangerous dog in U.S. Editor's note ... U.S. can't police everyone The U.S. military-industrial complex needs to be reduced by half. It's mostly a money-ma...
K-9 Units inspected Juvenile Detention Center for Bed Bugs
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 10:18 am
A K-9 unit detected, on October 5, the possibility of bed bugs in the Juvenile Justice Center?s Detention Center, according to according to Jeremy Theis, Milwaukee County Facilities Management. The...
Blood Glucose Hounds: Dogs Alert Vulnerable Diabetes Patients
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 9:38 am
Programs in Several Countries Nettle is one of nine glucose alert dogs trained by the Lions dog guides charity, the only such facility in Canada accredited by the International Guide Dog Federation...
WAPD K-9 Max receives donated protective vest from Vested Interest in K-9s
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 8:02 am
K-9 Max is pictured next to a WAPD police car. K-9 Max was a recent recipient of protective vest thanks to a donation for the charity Vested Interest in K-9s. The vest is a protective, bullet and s...
Police investigating after dog shot to death
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 7:53 am
Police are investigating after a dog was shot and killed Monday night in Waterloo. The shooting happened just before 8:00 p.m. at 812 West Mullan Avenue near Wellington Street. Police say a man got...
K-9 to receive bulletproof vest
Dateline: Oct 6 2015 at 6:43 am
GROSSE POINTE WOODS ? A nonprofit organization has taken extra measures to improve the safety of the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department?s K-9 officer, Xander. The department has been awar...
Five people arrested after Louisiana police remove toddler and 17 dogs from inside filthy home
Dateline: Oct 5 2015 at 11:49 pm
Louisiana police arrested five people after rescuing a toddler and 17 dogs from inside a filthy house. Shocked officers from the Thibodaux Police Department described the conditions inside the home...
Can you give Bailey a home? Big-hearted dog has spent the last year at Coventry RSPCA
Dateline: Oct 4 2015 at 9:36 am
The stunning German Shepherd-Rottweiler cross was bought to the RSPCA Coventry & Nuneaton Animal Centre by an inspector after being abandoned by his previous owner. Early one morning at the end of ...
Courthouse and hospital working dogs in Hawaii
Dateline: Oct 4 2015 at 9:19 am
A courthouse facility dog is expertly trained for use in the legal profession, placed with a handler to provide emotional support to individuals in the legal system. They are used in child advocacy...
England rugby captain's girlfriend tells of abuse after Wales match
Dateline: Oct 3 2015 at 9:59 am
The 27-year-old classical singer has since taken Robshaw?s dog, a German shepherd-rottweiler cross, to her home for protection, and has asked a friend to stay. The abuse is believed to have been mo...
Pet Tales: A salute to a fallen K-9 and the others that serve
Dateline: Oct 3 2015 at 1:37 am
K-9 Officer Dirk was brave and loyal and loved his job. ?He had my back. He was the coolest partner,? said Glenn Bogert, who worked with the 100-pound German shepherd in the Pittsburgh Bureau of Po...
Local soldier reunites with former military dog after more than a year
Dateline: Oct 2 2015 at 10:04 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) COLORADO SP...
Saps needs dogs to fight crime
Dateline: Oct 1 2015 at 4:36 pm
German shepherds (Alsatians), Malinois (Belgian shepherd), Rottweilers, Jack Russells, Labradors and Border collies between the ages of 10 months and two years would be suitable, Traut said. ?Dogs ...
Northern New England Sled Dog Trade Fair glides into NH
Dateline: Oct 1 2015 at 4:24 pm
Jesse Royer, shown here with her sled dog team, has been steadily climbing rankings at the Iditarod, where she placed fourth this year. CONTOOCOOK ? Jessie Royer, the Montana musher who placed four...
New York Police Will Document Virtually All Instances of Force
Dateline: Oct 1 2015 at 2:06 pm
Officers will now be required to check a box on the new two-page form any time they use force ? including a hand strike, a takedown, a baton blow, a bite by a police dog ? or encounter ... against ...
Nome's Iditarod and the Lost Continent of Beringia: Alaska's Wild West on the Looney Front, Part 2
Dateline: Oct 1 2015 at 12:03 am
After its gold rush days, Nome won everlasting fame as the destination of the original Iditarod dog mushing race, although it was not called that back then. In 1925 a diphtheria epidemic raged in t...
Local soldier to reunite with military dog after 21 months apart
Dateline: Sep 29 2015 at 2:29 pm
A local soldier is planned to reunite with his military K9 battle buddy Thursday, after nearly two years apart. U.S. Army Specialist Caleb French will be reunited with a Tactical Explosive Detectio...
Iditarod legend Lance Mackey wins the audience in 'The Great Alone'
Dateline: Sep 28 2015 at 1:25 pm
The Milwaukee Film Festival held its second and final screening of Spotlight Presentation "The Great Alone" last night, September 27. The documentary follows Iditarod racer Lance Mackey during his ...
Marines Send Google's Robotic Dog To Training Camp (Videos)
Dateline: Sep 25 2015 at 4:14 am
In this Marine Corps video of Spot entering a potentially dangerous structure, you will see the robot scouting for such dangers, a task that the Corps does not allow its real-life working dogs to p...
Four-time Iditarod champ lands in Medford
Dateline: Sep 24 2015 at 7:55 am
MEDFORD-- Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey flew in to the Medford airport on Wednesday night. He and his lead dog are going to a film festival in Fort Jones, California on Thursday. Mackey ...
Iconic sled dog racer, Lance Mackey, brings his story to Duluth
Dateline: Sep 23 2015 at 9:48 pm
Mackey is a four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as well as a four-time winner of the Yukon Quest. Jason Rice the Director of Beargrease "This is a very raw honest look at the life ...
Former Military Dog Enjoys Retirement in the Company of His Kitten Friend (VIDEO)
Dateline: Sep 23 2015 at 12:48 am
This friendly retired military dog isn?t quite sure what to do with this kitten, but he?s definitely curious. While we don?t know this hero dog?s name, we can assume that after all his years of ser...
Soldier reunited with his military dog in Cleveland airport
Dateline: Sep 23 2015 at 12:02 am
A Cleveland veteran had a special reunion this week, after his military canine was sent to join his side again. They're now settling in for the good life together. Army Specialist John Nyerghes and...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 3:32 am
Animals enrich our lives in many unique and special ways, but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, no...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Sep 4 2015 at 11:07 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...
Warm winter forces Iditarod dog sled race to move north
Dateline: Mar 8 2015 at 3:00 pm
(CNN)An unseasonably warm winter has left parts of Alaska's Iditarod trail without snow, exposing grass and gravel and forcing the famous dogsled race to move 225 miles north. Opening ceremonies in...
Iditarod 2015: Daily Results, Updated Schedule Info and More from Opening Week
Dateline: Mar 7 2015 at 12:56 pm
The annual Iditarod, without question the most prestigious dog sled race in the world, is upon us once again. Dogs and mushers are tasked with making the trek from Anchorage to Nome in sub-zero tem...
5 Surprising Facts About the Iditarod Dog Sled Race
Dateline: Mar 10 2014 at 8:47 am
Iditarod race founder and musher Joe Redington, Sr., created the long-distance race named after the trail to keep Alaska dogsledding alive and to help the Iditarod Trail become recognized as a hist...
canine health
Dateline: Dec 2 2013 at 8:00 am
Parvo is a disease that strikes fear into the hearts of ... The most common places a mosquito... Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in...

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