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Portland shootout: Officer shot and his K-9 partner killed in Portland shootout
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:54 pm
A Portland shootout had a tragic ending for a police dog and a close call for his partner. Early Wednesday three burglary suspects were being pursued by police when one of them shot and killed the ...
Portland Officer Wounded, Dog Killed in Shootout
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:52 pm
A Portland, Ore., police dog sicced on a burglary suspect was fatally shot early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded. The dog died after the officer told it to "Take that suspect!" and a shootou...
Students ?Meet the Dogs? at CSUN police department K-9 event
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:30 pm
The CSUN Police Department, along with other local law enforcement agencies, hosted ?Meet the Dogs,? a fundraising benefit for the police department?s K-9 unit Wednesday at Bayramian Lawn. Captain ...
Portland shootout wounds officer, kills police dog
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:13 pm
PORTLAND, Ore., April 16 (UPI) -- A Portland police officer sustained non-life threatening injuries on Wednesday while pursuing three burglary suspects. But a K-9 police dog died from an apparent g...
Military in the News ? Images
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 1:26 pm
April 14, 2014. No photo collection would be complete without at least one photo of our Military Working Dogs U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashly Lester carries Leska, a military working dog, o...
Officer shot in line of duty on his K-9 partner: 'Mick saved my life'
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 1:24 pm
A Portland police K-9 was shot to death and an officer was injured after chasing a burglary suspect accused of breaking into a police uniform supply shop Wednesday morning. Police identified the of...
Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 1:16 pm
A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three me...
Legislative Update for Maryland
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 11:36 am
However, tail docking and dewclaw removal, said to prevent future injury to working dogs, can be performed on newborn puppies too young for anesthesia. Though this could increase the price of puppi...
Partner of slain Portland K-9: 'Mick saved my life'
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 10:31 am
PORTLAND -- A K-9 whose human partner was shot and wounded early Wednesday morning in Southwest Portland was found dead from gunshot wounds after a widespread search involving police, bloodhounds, ...
Portland Shootout: Police Dog Killed, Officer Injured
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 10:01 am
Can there be anything worse than losing your best friend and partner in a criminal pursuit? A police dog was shot and killed on Wednesday after his partner officer gave him the sic command. A Portl...
Army officer's service dog shot, killed
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 9:35 am
ROMERO IN FOR URSULA PARI. AND I'M STEVE SPRIESTER. HER SERVICE DOG WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN HER OWN BACKYARD. NOW THE WOMAN AND OFFICER WHO RESCUED THAT DOG AND BROUGHT HIM BACK FROM AFGHANISTAN IS ...
K-9 Dog Mick Killed, Officer Jeff Dorn Wounded In Shootout
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 9:24 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? A Portland, Ore., police dog sicced on a burglary suspect was fatally shot early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded. The dog died after the officer told it to "Take that s...
Police K-9 found dead after shootout in SW Portland
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 8:45 am
A Portland police K-9 was shot to death and an officer was injured as the officers chased after a burglary suspect accused of breaking into a police uniform supply shop Wednesday morning. The offic...
Police dog killed in line of duty in Portland part of elite team
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 8:16 am
Law enforcement agencies in Oregon rely on more than 100 dogs to help them track criminals, sniff out drugs, find bodies and help in arson investigations. Highly trained, each dog is paired with on...
Beloved Port Authority police dog dies after cancer battle
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 6:35 am
A PAPD canine has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Phoenix, who served the Port Authority Police Department since 2007, died Tuesday. The German Sheppard was partnered with Police Offic...
FRANCISVALE HOME FOR SMALLER ANIMALS: Roxie's raring to find a forever home
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:34 am
She?s got absolutely no ?issues.? Roxie makes it easy. A German shepherd/rottweiler mix, she?s gentle, loving, housebroken, never has an accident, has a wonderful temperament and just loves her hum...
K-9 Units From Across the State Gather to Train in Hancock County
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 10:49 pm
K-9 units from across the state are in Hancock County for the 20th annual West Virginia Police Canine Association training seminar this week. Tomlinson Run State Park is hosting the event along wit...
Military K-9s experience medevac training at Camp Bondsteel
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 8:10 pm
It would be Lane?s first time accompanying her military working dog, Beny, on a hoist mission; the same type of mission to safely evacuate Beny from a battlefield injury, if needed. Soldiers with M...
Soldiers help keep military working dogs' abilities to perform missions (6)
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 4:28 pm
Due to the unstable temperatures in the period of seasons change, the military working dogs' mood becames unstable, and their ability to perform tasks was reduced. Soldiers with Guangdong Armed Pol...
Low snowpack challenges Alaska's Iditarod race
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 3:50 pm
Last winter's warm, Alaska temperatures have left low snowpack conditions for this spring's Iditarod sled dog race. Temperatures last season were the 8th warmest on record for the state, averaging ...
Pets Looking for People: Roxie
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 7:18 am
She?s got absolutely no ?issues.? Roxie makes it easy! A German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix, she?s gentle, loving, housebroken, never has an accident, has a wonderful temperament and just loves her hum...
H2O4K9 Inc. seeks crowd funding to help provide working dogs with safe, clean water.
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 6:00 am
MONROVIA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A leading designer and manufacturer of high quality travel accessories for dog lovers, H2O4K9 Inc. is looking for your help to launch: The 'K...
Will Alaska's Biggest Sled Dog Race Continue Without Snow?
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 4:22 am
The Iditarod, a 900-mile sled dog race across Alaska, goes on no matter what the weather, which can range from whiteout blizzards to hazardously frosty temps. But what happens when the racers show ...
Central students imagine themselves in the Iditarod Race
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 4:03 am
When I was a little kid, we got 10 puppies. The kind of breed we had were huskies. Before we got the puppies our family made a plan. Then three days later we got all of those dogs. But then two day...
Iditarod competitor shares stories at pub
Dateline: Apr 14 2014 at 6:00 pm
MANSFIELD ? A meet and greet with Iditarod competitor Matthew Failor will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Old Bag of Nails Pub, 625 Lexington Ave. Failor will share Iditarod stories and drinks with t...
Jeff King Wins Kobuk 440
Dateline: Apr 14 2014 at 12:57 pm
She says there were 8 rookie teams this year. ?This year a lot of the rookies that came out are trying to get mileage to qualify for the Iditarod race,? Moore said. ?A lot of those qualifying races...
Michelle Obama, 'First Dogs' Visit Military Families
Dateline: Apr 14 2014 at 7:57 am
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) ? Michelle Obama said Monday she is shining a light on military families who are her heroes and a medical facility that treats them as she gives thanks during an early Easter cel...
Military dog retires with honors
Dateline: Apr 14 2014 at 1:15 am
A bomb-sniffing dog credited with saving a military patrol in Afghanistan is retiring with full military honours. Military officials say that in 2012, a Belgian Malinois named Eddie found two impro...
Local Church Team Ministers In Alaska
Dateline: Apr 13 2014 at 6:01 pm
They lodged with 52 other volunteers at Nome Community Baptist Church and worked with the Alaska Missions organization volunteering for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and other events and ministe...
Courthouse dogs on duty to calm witnesses
Dateline: Apr 13 2014 at 12:00 pm
The founder of the Courthouse Dogs Foundation spoke to those who might come in contact with such working dogs as they hear cases. The Children's Advocacy Center for Bristol and Washington County wi...
Feeding raw dog food: The ins and outs of the BARF diet
Dateline: Apr 13 2014 at 8:39 am
This is an especially important diet to be aware of for Wyoming's thousands of working dogs and canine athletes. The internet is filled with raw dog food recipes, or there are commercially availabl...
Military dog reunites with local handler after service
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 2:21 pm
VINELAND ? After a 6,000-mile trek over 28 hours, Derrick Magee brought his Marine partner home for a peaceful retirement. The flag-draped kennel in a quiet backyard is a far cry from the front lin...
Search dogs working hard at Oso site
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 5:55 am
The efforts at the Oso landslide scene are being supported by a very well trained team - search and rescue dogs from Virginia Task Force One. FEMA asked them to help with the Oso search. On average...
Licking isn?t loving, dog-shaming isn?t working
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 5:27 am
A dog might be a man's best friend, but humans seem to be getting their best friend completely wrong. Canine behaviourist Shirin Merchant debunks some popular myths you may have believed about your...
Military dog credited with saving 13 lives retires with honors
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 4:51 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) ? A bomb-sniffing dog credited with saving a military patrol in Afghanistan is retiring with full military honors. Military officials say that in 2012, a Belgian Malinois named Edd...
Bomb-Sniffing Military Dog Retires With Honors
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 3:52 am
A bomb-sniffing military dog based in Tampa, Florida retired with honors on Friday, FoxNews.com reported. During his career in the armed services, Eddie was assigned to MacDill's 6th Security Force...
Service dog aids Horry County teacher, becomes part of school family
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 2:52 am
Campman said Craft suggested a big dog for him because he?s a big guy, but a Rottweiler, pit bull or German shepherd is not perceived to be the kid-friendly breed a teacher needs by his side. ?Fina...
LIers find second careers working with dogs
Dateline: Apr 11 2014 at 1:18 am
When Rosanne Sharkey was having behavioral issues with her rambunctious puppy, Oreo, she went to a former real estate broker for help. "He was constantly mouthing me," said Sharkey, who lives in Fr...
Army specialist reunited with his war dog
Dateline: Apr 10 2014 at 1:42 pm
A military working dog named Ellen has come home to her soldier after they deployed together but then spent years apart. It was a feat that took determination and effort by people in the Army, Air ...
Meet Wendy ? Polar Explorer and Dog Musher With MS
Dateline: Apr 10 2014 at 10:47 am
Always on the lookout for her next great adventure, Wendy has recently been training with a team of sled dogs in Alaska with plans to race in the Iditarod, the Last Great Race. Closer to home, she ...
Rottweiler and German shepherd mix, Nelly, sits in the living room of Julie Magnan?s apartment.
Dateline: Dec 27 2013 at 8:00 am
The day?s top photos, as chosen by our editors... SANTIAGO, Chile - A powerful earthquake has struck in the Pacific off Chile's northern region, and authorities have ordered an evacuation of coasta...
The Psychology Behind Owning a German Shepherd Dog
Dateline: Apr 8 2013 at 2:09 am
Protective/aggressive breeds, yes this includes our lovable German Shepherds, tend to have owners who are more protective and/or aggressive. Granted, this study only studied Rottweilers, German She...
Friendly German Shepherd surrendered by owner close to euthanasia (Video)
Dateline: Mar 15 2013 at 2:45 pm
A three-year-old male German Shepherd was surrendered by his owner along with a Rottweiler in Downey, CA. The dog is described as very friendly and has had no interest from potential adopters or re...





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