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Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 8:32 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...
K-9 helps deputies arrest man barricaded in a home near George
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 8:17 am
GEORGE ? Grant County Sheriff Office?s K-9 Grizzly apprehended a barricaded suspect at a home in George. Deputies responded to a witness reporting a man was breaking windows and threatening to set ...
Warwick police dog gets lifesaving vest
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 8:06 am
ALBANY ? The next time ?Stitch? is out in the field, hard at work on a drug trafficking case or searching for a missing person, he?ll be doing it with some new, life-saving protection now that the ...
Police Seek Man Who Fatally Attacked Small Dog
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 7:34 am
Police were asking for the public's help identifying a man who viciously attacked a small dog in Boyle Heights and left its body in the street. In the afternoon of May 14, a witness reported seeing...
Police K-9 visits MVES kindergarteners
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 5:34 am
ALABASTER ? Kindergarteners in Julie Howanitz? class at Meadow View Elementary School gasped as they saw their visitor for the day walking down the school?s hallway toward their classroom. ?I can s...
Boy Battling Cancer Appointed Honorary K-9 Officer
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 5:33 am
Officer Edward Nero?s father joined The Kelly File tonight to weigh in on his son being acquitted of all charges in the Freddie Gray case. Megyn Kelly and a prominent Baltimore-based Black Lives Ma...
PetSmart® Expands Third Annual Special Patriotic Services to Honor America?s Military
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 4:51 am
Since 1992, Canine Companions has placed 144 dogs with military veterans, with the number of dogs placed tripling since 2008. Many of those dogs are with men and women who served in Iraq and Afghan...
SWAT Team and K-9 Unit Meet Flight on Tarmac at L.A. Airport After Possible Threat Reported
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 3:25 am
LOS ANGELES (TheBlaze/AP) ? SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport after a trip from Houston. Airport ...
Woman's attempt to elude Colorado Springs police fails when K-9 Blitz sniffs her out
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 3:20 am
A woman driving a vehicle without a license plate tried to evade police by hiding in the bushes. But she couldn't escape the nose of K-9 Blitz. April Spang, 37, was arrested on suspicion of vehicul...
Police K-9 bites juvenile larceny suspect during arrest
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 3:16 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) VIRGINIA BE...
Police investigate possible threat to airliner at LAX
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:59 am
SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport after a trip from Houston. Airport police Officer Rob Pedregon ...
New Bill Aimed at Army's Adoption Practices of Military Dogs
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:58 am
The House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act that will, in part, request information on the mismanaged process of adopting out military working dogs, CBS Dallas-Forth ...
Heartbroken, depressed and sad, shelter senior wouldn't even get up for treats
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:33 am
Click here for Lucas' PetHarbor listing. LUCAS - ID#A4946767. "My name is Lucas and I am described as a male, black and brown Rottweiler and German Shepherd Dog. The shelter thinks I am about 10 ye...
Military Dog of the Year to lead parade
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:18 am
A four-legged parade marshal will be at the helm of this year?s Live Oak Memorial Day Parade. Sgt. Rambo, named 2015 Military Dog of the Year by the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, wil...
Absconder feared to be violent surrenders to barking police dog
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:12 am
THREE RIVERS, MI --His bark may be worse than his bite but a parole absconder wanted by the Michigan Department of Corrections didn't test that possibility Monday when confronted by Jake, a K9 offi...
Grant awarded for police dog care
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 1:48 am
MITCHELL ? Veterinarians Jerry and Karen Rusch like to give back to the community in creative ways. The husband-and-wife team operate Spring Mill Veterinary Service on State Road 60 East in Mitchel...
Norfolk Police K-9 posthumously awarded for courage
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 1:05 am
NORFOLK, Va. ? A Norfolk Police K-9 who was killed in the line of duty was one of four dogs awarded by the American Kennel Club for their courageousness. The AKC Paw of Courage award recognizes sac...
Bill Launches Investigation Into Why Army Gave Away Military Dogs
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 11:10 pm
Representative Hudson filed an amendment to request information on the mismanaged adoptions of military working dogs (MWDs) from the former Tactical Explosive Detector Dog (TEDD) Program. It direct...
5 cities to have their hottest temperature records broken
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 10:12 pm
Alaskan winters are warmer and dry with record-low snowfalls in the region. So much so that, for the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, snow had to be brought in to Anchorage by train, while the ...
Service dog recognized for assisting BPCC student with PTSD
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 2:55 am
Currently, he is one of five BPCC students who use a service dog as a means to cope with a disability. Three of those five students are military veterans. Louisiana law makers have worked in recent...
Team 10: Does 'alpha roll' dog training cross the line?
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 12:41 am
Team 10 reached out to law enforcement sources who did not want to be interviewed for this story. Some with K-9 handling experience told us working dogs have strong drives that sometimes require dr...
Microchips for working dogs
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 12:28 am
Question: I have heard that working dogs are exempt from compulsory microchipping. Does that mean that I needn?t have had my Labrador, which I work on a number of local shoots, microchipped recentl...
Japan?s police seek more security dogs to counter terrorism, cope with disasters
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 6:00 pm
The police are considering introducing more dogs to help enhance security ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and better respond to natural disasters, it was learned Monday. Currently, only the prefec...
Algorithms Will Train Your Dog
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 1:58 pm
and dog training is hard. So when I saw that a research team was working on an algorithm to train dogs (or, in science speak, a ?a Computer-Assisted Canine Posture Training System?) I was instantly...
FactCheck: Are restricted dog breeds inherently more dangerous than all the rest?
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 7:21 am
It found that the breeds most commonly identified in the biting incidents were: Pit bull (137 bite victims), rottweiler (24), pit bull mix (13), German shepherd (10), German shepherd mix (9), Akita...
PETS: Honoring canines in military service
Dateline: May 21 2016 at 12:59 am
Military Working Dogs (MWDs) play a critical role in our defense and are crucial to the safety of service personnel. In addition, just as the dogs? various abilities make them ideal for our land fo...
SC motel owner charged for refusing room to woman with service dog
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 9:23 pm
A Myrtle Beach motel owner is facing charges after police said he refused to let a woman rent a room because of her service animal ... or facilities by the dog. (d) Every person who is a trainer of...
New bronze statue for Seward
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 6:49 am
The detailed sculpture was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. It was created by Pat Garley, assisted by Colleen Wake, of Arctic Fires Bronze Sculptureworks of Palmer, Alaska. Locals...
Routley: Help! My puppy is sick!
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 5:17 am
I brought Jake to the vet, and with one simple test, they told me he had Parvovirus. Apparently, certain breeds like German Shepherds, Dobermans and Rottweilers are more prone to getting it. I thou...
Dateline: May 19 2016 at 1:12 am
Service animals are working ... dogs trained? ?By definition, a service dog is a dog that performs a task that mitigates a disability of the dog?s owner. Since each person experiences a disability ...
AG's daughter with Down syndrome trains dogs for service, FBI
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 4:00 am
has been recently working on articulating her words. "Pu- pu- pu- pu," she said as a cue to the dog and as a way for her practice saying "puppy." Arianna and the other people who spend time at Dogw...
The 10 smartest (more or less) dog breeds
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 2:31 am
German shepherd -- An intelligent but complex breed ... Warm and affectionate with immeidate family, they can be reserved with strangers. * Rottweiler -- Despite its fierce reputation, the Rottweil...
These very good dogs became decorated military heroes
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 1:28 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...
Group working to raise money for War Dog memorial
Dateline: May 16 2016 at 1:56 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) Retired war...
Dog Bites Insurer
Dateline: May 15 2016 at 8:15 pm
The top five breeds (themselves responsible for 64.9 percent of all dog-bite fatalities) were: Pit bull (26.95 percent of all fatalities); Rottweiler (15.6 percent of all fatalities); German Shephe...
45th Security Forces Squadron Unveils New Military Working Dog Obedience Facility
Dateline: May 13 2016 at 1:13 am
BREVARD COUNTY ? PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, FLORIDA ? The 45th Security Forces Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil an upgraded military working dog obedience yard here on Wednesday. The ...
Do you Know a Canine Hero? Nominate A Dog For An AKC Humane Fund Award For Canine Excellence!
Dateline: May 12 2016 at 2:17 am
Since the creation of the awards in 2000, 80 ACEs have been awarded to dogs of 32 different breeds and one mixed-breed dog from 28 states. Former ACE dogs have included a police ... Uniformed Servi...
POD provides convenience
Dateline: May 12 2016 at 1:53 am
Krista Kotz, Iditarod Dining Facility manager. "This was set up when the Food Transformation Initiative came out, as another option to bring meals to the flight line instead of them leaving the fli...
Walk for Dog Guides helps pay for training of special service animals
Dateline: May 11 2016 at 4:16 am
A national fundraising walk for a specialty service-dogs organization ... Wilson St.) and matched with a suitable Dog Guide. They get to know each other for two weeks before the client returns home...
'Yeah, they'll rip your face off': Dog lovers bombard a councillor with cuddly photos of their 'dangerous' breeds aft...
Dateline: May 10 2016 at 2:39 am
While Andrea Meehan showed her Rottweiler being hugged by her son in a touching ... Mollie Phillips posted a snap of her German Shepherd gently snuggled up to a young baby and wrote: 'Yeah, they'll...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: May 7 2016 at 9:24 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...
What It's Like to Take On the Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 17 2016 at 2:37 am
Billy Snodgrass, a 59-year-old kennel owner and musher from Wyoming, is packing his sled. The next day he will embark on his fifth Iditarod Sled Dog Race, from Willow near Anchorage to Nome on the ...

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