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Search dog hit by car, dies while assisting Sheriff's Department in Good Hope
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:58 am
A search K-9 assisting the Riverside County Sheriff's Department died Wednesday, Aug. 24, when she was struck by a vehicle in the community of Good Hope. Pepper, a 3-1/2-year-old female Labrador re...
A president's best friend: Commanders in chief and their dogs
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:56 am
That time Sunny knocked over a little girl at the White House The Obama's newest Portuguese water dog, Sunny, couldn't control his excitement at a 2013 Christmas party for military families at the ...
Going to the dogs in celebration of National Dog Day
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:55 am
The day also honors family dogs and working dogs. We went into this National Dog Day project a little naive about how much we love our dogs (nobody could possibly love theirs as much as we do, righ...
As extravagant cruise ship arrives, Nome confronts its future
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:53 am
Every year, it serves as the finish of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which brings in spectators from all over the world. One or two cruise ships arrive each summer, but none near the size of th...
National Dog Day ? Honoring the working dogs who keep us safe and healthy
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:46 am
From K-9?s to comfort dogs, these animals do everything from finding victims of tragedy and consoling them in the aftermath to helping kids read and assisting people with disabilities on a daily ba...
10 Photos That Prove The Military Wouldn?t Be The Same Without Dogs
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:24 am
In honor of military working dogs, here are 10 awesome photos of the military?s four-legged warriors. Dogs have been a staple of military life for ages, but in recent years, military working dogs h...
Oklahoma deputy fired after K-9 officer died while in his care
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:20 am
A deputy from Stephens County, Oklahoma, was fired after his K-9 officer died while in his care. The incident came to light August and, since then, the Stephens County Sheriff's Office has conducte...
Local police?and K-9 dogs? join 22-PushUp Challenge
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:13 am
Earlier this week, members of the Salem Police Department took on the #22PushUpChallenge? a viral social media movement created to raise awareness about veteran suicides and mental health. As part ...
'War Dogs' all bark and no bite
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 8:10 am
?War Dogs? has nothing original or interesting to say and takes a long time not saying it. It was, at least at first, a legitimate business. Government rules forced the military to allow small cont...
Santa Rosa police dog finds cocaine hidden in dashboard
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 7:15 am
A 36-year-old Santa Rosa man is being held in the Sonoma County Jail after a police dog helped find 2.2 pounds of cocaine hidden inside the dashboard of his car. Antonio Moreno Guzman was booked in...
Police dog dies in deputy's car
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 6:35 am
An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been fired after his K9 officer died while in his care. The Stephens County Sheriff's Office terminated Matthew Peck after an investigation into the dog's death and...
Italy's hero dog
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 5:46 am
An Italian police officer recounts the moment his sniffer dog spotted an 11-year-old girl trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings in quake-hit Amatrice. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. The scra...
K-9 unit helps track down North Haven purse-snatching suspect
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 5:22 am
NORTH HAVEN >> The sharp nose of a North Haven police K-9 led officers to a local man who allegedly swiped a purse from a parked car late Wednesday night. Frank Chialastri, 32, was arrested after h...
Foot chase, K-9 capture follow 100 mph pursuit in Wake, deputies say
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 4:25 am
A Knightdale man drove over 100 mph with his 2-year-old son in the back seat of his car early Friday, then stopped the car, ran and hit a police K-9 that caught him, Wake County sheriff's deputies ...
SPD's new K-9 enters early retirement
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 4:23 am
SANDUSKY ? The career for Sandusky police?s new K-9 ended before it ever began. ?I have made the decision the K-9 would be unable to successfully serve our department and community needs,? Sandusky...
Cadaver dogs, Perry police searching Sippo Lake Park for missing man
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 3:31 am
PERRY TWP. Using cadaver dogs, search and rescue boats and a drone, police from Perry Township, Massillon and Stark Parks scoured Sippo Lake Park on Friday in search of a missing man. Their search ...
Weekly Dose of Fat ? Show #107 ? Bill Flemming Iditarod 1000 Racer and Owner of the Trek Store in Anchorage
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 3:05 am
This photo is of Paul?s Sonder Vir Fortis from the new bike division of British outdoor online retailer Appkit. Paul says: This is my first fatty (I?ve been dreaming of owning a fatbike for about 1...
Man's best friend, endless source of entertainment honored on National Dog Day
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 2:04 am
From working dogs, to house pets, to those in shelters waiting for a home, no matter the size or the amount of fur, Friday is National Dog Day, honoring human's best friend. The day was started by ...
Musher shares her Iditarod experiences
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 1:56 am
Cumberland Iditarod musher Monica Zappa will speak on Monday at 5 p.m. at the Thomas St. Angelo Public Library in Cumberland. She is a 3-time Iditarod finisher and will share her experiences of wha...
Police dog killed on duty near Pittsburgh gets courage award
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 12:42 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) PITTSBURGH ...
Pack Leader: Marine Military Working Dog Handler
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 10:11 pm
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - A Marine looks down at his dog and confidently commands him to sit. The four-year-old German shepherd complies, looks to his handler for approval and awaits the ne...
Police officers foot medical bills for dog shot while protecting owner
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 8:51 pm
Boston police have stepped up to cover the medical bills of a puppy that was shot in Dorchester early Thursday. Police say the dog, believed to be a Mastiff-Shar Pei mix, protected his owner. "He w...
Working Dogs That Change Lives
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 8:11 pm
The bond between people and dogs is ancient and mysterious. Scientists still debate when and how our two species got together, but nobody questions how important dogs have been to us over the centu...
83 year old man on wheelchair is eaten alive by his neighbor?s dogs leaving only a third of his body intact
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 8:05 pm
He said: ?They had dragged him underneath, back up underneath, to eat on him.? The four dogs have been identified as Rottweiler and German shepherd mixed breeds. The dogs reportedly ripped the vict...
Australian police charge man with murder of British backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 1:04 pm
The French national also faces a serious animal cruelty charge over the fatal wounding of a dog and charges allegedly ... Rohweder said Ayad, who had consular assistance from the French government,...
Little Caesars Raises $8,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 7:40 am
Pickford Film Center Great Alone presented by 5PointF... @ Pickford Film Center Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm This inspiring documentary tells the saga of Lance Mackey, an Iditarod Sled Dog Race champion many t...
Man Who Shot, Killed Ohio K-9 Officer Jethro Sentenced to 45 Years in Jail
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 6:53 am
The man who shot and killed K-9 Officer Jethro, of the Canton Police Department in Ohio, has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. Kelontre Barefield, 23, received the sentence after pleading guilt...
Hopes Dim for Survivors of Italy Quake; Death Toll Stands at 267
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 3:00 pm
One volunteer who was flown in by helicopter as part of a United Nations search-and-rescue team, Alessandro Dalvit, and his dog Muttley ... into service as emergency workers, like the Rev. Savino D...
Running with Sled Dogs
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:32 pm
On March 17, the twins finished the Iditarod, the epic 1,000-plus-mile Alaskan trek from anchorage to Nome. Kristy finished 39th (of 71 finishers), just 13 seconds ahead of Anna. It was Kristy?s se...
Still waiting: Dog that escaped Bluecut Fire flames remains at Apple Valley shelter
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 9:33 am
Town spokeswoman Kathie Martin confirmed Wednesday that the German Shepherd-Rottweiler mix ? nicknamed Blue ? has yet to be claimed by her owner, one week after leaping into the arms of Cal Fire Ba...
Information On Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:23 am
Primarily tasked with the responsibility of fishing out hidden bombs, fire arms and drugs, these are well trained dogs that also ensure that their human counterparts safely get out of dangerous war...
Lawrenceville pet store owner to help Louisiana flood pet victims
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:06 am
Tom Wargo, owner of Daffy?s Pet Soup Kitchen and Pet Assistance Service Team, is working with the Louisiana ... He said when they approach some dogs, the animals may be afraid or suddenly panic and...
Barry ZeVan: My Life Among the Giants
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 6:00 pm
He spent time in Alaska serving in the Air Force at Elmendorf in 1955 and covered the Iditarod for ESPN in the 80s. He?s written a book and his Alaska adventures are part of the mix of an incredibl...
Monument would honor all military dogs, handlers
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 11:34 pm
If the nonprofit Guardians of Freedom Memorial has its way, there will be a monument built in Herkimer County to honor military working dogs and their handlers. The memorial would feature a bronze ...
Assistance Dogs Northwest helps out, one canine at a time
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 3:09 am
Jenna Clark, a quadriplegic islander who had been eagerly waiting for her service dog ... Assistance Dogs Northwest was born. ?This is something I?ve wanted to do since I was little,? Maurer said a...
8 Things That Can Push Your Insurance Rates Through the Roof
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 1:50 am
Common no-no pets are Akitas, pit bulls, Rottweilers, and German shepherds, although you should check with your insurance company before heading to the breeder or shelter. While this restriction mi...
MWDs: Working hand-in-paw to remain combat ready
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 6:00 pm
During a routine training session, a military working dog trainer takes control of a leash from a handler. At the end of the leash stands a seven-year old, 70-pound fury-faced security forces veter...
Iditarod winner King changes mind on Murkowski. One reason? Donald Trump
Dateline: Aug 19 2016 at 7:29 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The Latest on the Alaska U.S. Senate race (all times local): Jeff King, a four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, is changing political teams when it comes to A...
Casual Canine Snowman Dog Sweater
Dateline: Aug 18 2016 at 7:55 am
Medium: Basset Hound, Bulldog, Keeshond, Norwegian Elkhound, Dalmatian. -Large: Afghan, Doberman, German Shepherd, Irish Setter, Rottweiler, Collie. -X-Large: Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Greyhound,...
Pet-cloning lab in S. Korea starts military dog program
Dateline: Aug 16 2016 at 6:00 pm
SEOUL, South Korea ? It takes a special dog to be a military K-9, and a South Korean scientist believes he has found a way to make sure there?s always a full supply ? by cloning them. The Sooam Bio...
Missing Michigan military dog found
Dateline: Aug 13 2016 at 3:00 pm
UPDATE: The dog has been found, according to the organization. MATTAWAN, Mich. -- A dog that went through Army explosives training -- truly man's best friend -- has gone missing, and a search is un...
Rescue Workers Fly 92 Military Dogs Home After Serving Their Country Overseas
Dateline: Aug 13 2016 at 12:09 am
Dog rescues are always heartwarming, but seeing 92 dogs come home all at once is especially touching. The company AMK9 helps military dogs return to the United States and settle into new lives. AMK...
What stronger German shepherd or a rottweiler?
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 12:25 am
Mostly depending on the dog but overall, the German Shepherd. They have been proven to have a stronger bite pressure and they are more athletic and strong than a rottweiler which is also very stron...
Cavalier King Charles Health and Care
Dateline: Aug 8 2016 at 2:11 pm
There are many dog maladies, like canine hip dysplasia, which are not universally treated in ... The usual vaccines contain immunizing doses of several different viruses such as distemper, parvovir...
Health Guarantee and Representation
Dateline: Aug 6 2016 at 4:53 pm
(I do not guarantee against communicable diseases such as parvovirus , distemper ... to prevent this puppy from acquiring hereditary defects. The development of canine hip dysplasia is not dependen...
Vom Patton K9 Services
Dateline: Aug 1 2016 at 12:58 pm
canine hip dysplasia - things to ponder ... Vaccines are linked to seizures. Distemper, parvovirus, rabies and, presumably, other vaccines have been linked with poly neuropathy, a nerve disease tha...
Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England
Dateline: Jul 9 2016 at 11:12 pm
[68] Brady S, Norris JM, Kelman M, Ward MP (2012) Canine parvovirus in Australia ... [107] Wood JLN (2002) Heritability and epidemiology of canine hip-dysplasia score and its components in Labrador...
The 10 smartest dog breeds
Dateline: Jun 12 2016 at 7:58 pm
The third tier, which he names ?above average working ... service dog. Doberman pinschers are the third-best watch dogs, outranking the Rottweiler and German shepherd. This breed combines elegance ...
What is the temperment of a Rottweiler/German Shepherd?
Dateline: Jul 24 2015 at 10:00 am
Raised right, it is the best dog you'll ever own. I had one growing up and I have another one right now. Here are a few awesome things about my Rotty/German Shepherd mix and also a few things to lo...

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