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Secret Service interviewed accused intruder twice
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 7:53 am
A member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division with a K-9 walks along the perimeter fence along Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The Secret Serv...
The Belgian Malinois: The dog the White House didn't use on fence-jumping intruder
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 7:34 am
Chasing people down is one thing these dogs, which are also used by the U.S. military, do best. "The best way the dogs are used is that they can chase down anyone," a military dog handler said of a...
A Police Dog for the Digital Age: She Can Smell the USB Drive You're Hiding
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 7:11 am
Even in the digital age, you can teach old dogs new tricks. In 1986, police trained the first dog in the world to sniff out arson with the help of Jack Hubball, who identified accelerants that the ...
Police Search for Webster Bank Robber in Trumbull
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 6:49 am
Leonard Scinto, police spokesman. The man then fled on foot and was tracked a short distance by a K-9 unit before the scent was lost, Scinto said. An undetermined amount of cash was taken.
2 Arrested After Dogs Found Dead at Dolton Animal Hospital
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 6:36 am
Investigators said the situation came to their attention over the weekend after a Dolton police officer brought a stray dog to the Dolton Animal Hospital and discovered conditions described as "dep...
MBTA worker robbed in N. Scituate
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 5:39 am
The Mass. Transit police also responded." A perimeter was set up with the assistance of the Cohasset police. Scituate K-9 Officer Brian McLaughlin was notified and arrived with K-9 Tango. "A large ...
Colorado State Vets Help Ailing Military Dog
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 4:30 am
A 9-year-old mixed-breed dog that sniffed out bombs during military tours in Iraq and Afghanistan is recovering after heart surgery performed Sept. 16 at the Colorado State University Veterinary Te...
Ceremony Will Honor Former Fowlerville Police K-9
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 4:23 am
9/23/14 - He was a trusted and loved member of the Fowlerville Police Department and a ceremony next month will lay him to rest with honors. K-9 Quinn, who served with the department for nearly a d...
Bethel police investigate second suspected dog cruelty death
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 3:14 am
BETHEL -- For the second time this month, Bethel police are investigating what appears to be an abuse death of a dog. The recent incident happened Thursday evening in Bethel?s Mission Lake area, ne...
Dog hurt in Los Angeles police chase ready to go home
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 2:22 am
LOS ANGELES-- Gordo, the little white dog that gained national attention after being seriously hurt during a police chase, is ready to go home. Veterinarians were able to save one of the Maltese mi...
Study: Dogs Experience Pessimism
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 1:48 am
Dogs ... dog that avoids risks would be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives.? Dr Starling has been working with Assistanc...
The Belgian Malinois: The dog the White House didn?t use on fence-jumping intruder
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 1:19 am
The Secret Service has had a canine team since 1976, when it was created to stop suicide bombers. The dogs train for 20 weeks before they start working and then do eight hours a week of retraining ...
Street Watch: Police dog squad car slams into bedroom
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 1:07 am
A COUPLE were lucky to escape serious injury when a police car crashed into their western Sydney home yesterday. The dog squad vehicle hit the brick house on the corner of Polding St and Smithfield...
Dogs Can Be Optimistic Or Pessimistic Just Like People, Study Shows
Dateline: Sep 23 2014 at 12:58 am
And that's a good thing: No one wants a guide dog that's overoptimistic about its ability to cross a street in time. "If we knew how optimistic or pessimistic the best candidates for a working role...
Irving Police Department announces new K-9 team
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 11:57 pm
Irving Police Officer Aaron Hamilton had a new K-9 partner. He?s Baron, a 1 year, 7 month old Belgian Malinois. Officer Hamilton and Baron started their first day in patrol in late August after com...
Kane sheriff?s office gets $10K for new K-9 unit
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 2:47 pm
ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP ? For the past five years, Kane County Sheriff?s Deputy Bill Gatske has worked alongside Gino, an 88-pound German shepherd trained in detecting explosives, tracking suspects an...
Rescued shelter dog will help Army veteran cope with stress, anxiety
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 2:00 pm
Missy, an abandoned German shepherd, was given a new life earlier this year when Plano Animal Shelter employee Jackie Konold adopted her and began training her as a service dog. Now the 3-year-old ...
Plainfield Police Department's K-9 Aron's 'End of Watch'
Dateline: Sep 22 2014 at 9:37 am
In a press release on Sunday, the Plainfield Police Department reported the sad death of their K-9 officer Aron. K-9 Aron and his trainer and handler, Officer Brian Wagner had been partners since 2...
With a 'bone to pick,' Schaeffer signs on for Last Great Race
Dateline: Sep 19 2014 at 4:33 pm
Earlier this month, Schaeffer signed on for another long journey: the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. And while he's no stranger to the 1,000-mile contest from Willow to Nome ? he has started the rac...
Iditarod photographer recounts adventures on the trail in 'Chasing Dogs'
Dateline: Sep 19 2014 at 6:55 am
After more than 30 years of being the official photographer for the Iditarod, Jeff Schultz has accumulated 50,000 pictures on every aspect of the race. In his recent book, "Chasing Dogs," he highli...
Scientists Discover One Fascinating Way Our Dogs Are Just Like Us
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 6:00 pm
They would whine and pace and avoid repeating the task while the optimistic dogs would appear unfazed and continue." Eventually, the research could help build something like a personality test for ...
Why Your Dog Is Pessimistic
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 2:08 am
Most dogs are ... be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistance Dogs Australia, a...
Military Working Dogs: Ready to Fight
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 6:00 pm
9/17/2014 - KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 18th Wing is home to a world-class combat team ready to fight and win from the Keystone of the Pacific: the 18th Security Forces Squadron military working ...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 5:28 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...
Retired Military Dog Gets Lifesaving Surgery Thanks To CBS4 Viewers
Dateline: Sep 17 2014 at 2:04 pm
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) ? An ex-military dog is recovering after getting life-saving surgery on Wednesday. That surgery was made possible by generous Coloradans. CBS4 first reported Kay earlier this m...
N.J. Agriculture Secretary to tour Working Dog Winery in East Windsor as part of Wine Week
Dateline: Sep 16 2014 at 6:19 am
EAST WINDSOR?To kick off Wine Week in New Jersey and celebrate the state's grape harvest, state Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher will tour Working Dog Winery in East Windsor Tuesday afternoo...
Champion Distance Musher Jeff King Plans a Return to the Yukon Quest
Dateline: Sep 12 2014 at 8:41 am
You give us a trail and it will be fun to spar with the best of the Yukon Quest mushers.? King is better known for his four Iditarod championships. Last year, he nearly claimed a fifth win, but the...
Four-time Iditarod winner Jeff King returning to Yukon Quest in 2015
Dateline: Sep 12 2014 at 4:39 am
Four-time Iditarod winner Jeff King returning to Yukon Quest in 2015 By Sam Friedman / Correction: This article has been changed to reflect the following corre...
Marine Corps Veteran Reunites with Military Dog
Dateline: Sep 11 2014 at 12:04 pm
DALLAS ? After over a year apart, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sergeant Robert Hulsey was reunited today with Jjoe, the military Contract Working Dog (CWD) he served with in Afghanistan. The reunion t...
One Photo Confirms Why Military Dogs Are the Best Dogs Ever
Dateline: Sep 11 2014 at 6:33 am
Kelsey Harris is the visual editor at The Daily Signal and digital media associate at The Heritage Foundation. If loyalty had to be defined by a picture, this would be it. A military working dog sp...
Woodruff returning to 'Iditarod'
Dateline: Sep 9 2014 at 9:15 pm
Woodruff High School's band is returning to its show ?Iditarod,? which won it the 2A State Championship in 2010. The show tells the story of a racer trying to survive the nearly 1,000-mile race acr...
Alaska, and its famous Iditarod, beckon Milwaukee man
Dateline: Aug 18 2014 at 6:00 pm
When Willie Karidis graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981, he took off for a summer job drilling for gold in Alaska because a friend said he was made for the place. "And he was...
Paras' encounter with a Rottweiler, German Shepherd and a Pug
Dateline: Jun 8 2013 at 10:00 am
Jammu and Kashmir Flood: Nearly 150 Killed, Intense Relief Operations Underway Worst floods in the state in 50 years Floods in Jammu and Kashmir a National Calamity, Says PM Modi He visited the sta...
Common dog diseases (Video)
Dateline: Nov 5 2012 at 10:02 pm
There are several common dog diseases that are found in the Milwaukee area. Most can be cured if caught early, some can be life threatening. Last year, Milwaukee had an outbreak of distemper. It fo...
Military Working Dog Adoptions
Dateline: Aug 16 2012 at 12:15 am
The United States military spends countless amounts of money and hours training our soldiers to the highest of standards; well they do the same with the Military Working Dog (MWD ... just like poli...

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