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Missing Eastern Cape police dog Olive found unharmed
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 1:28 pm
Olive was spotted underneath a low cliff by members of a police and K9 search party, who managed to free her. Following an intensive search, award winning Eastern Cape search-and-rescue dog Olive, ...
HPD K-9 put down after severe injury in the line of duty
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 1:16 pm
HOUSTON - A Houston Police Department K-9 had to be euthanized Wednesday after an injury in the line of duty. Police said the K-9 officer, Rony, was chasing a suspect in a wooded area when he sever...
Easthampton police searching for driver responsible for hit and run that killed dog
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 8:16 am
EASTHAMPTON - Police in Easthampton are investigating a hit and run accident that resulted in the death of a German Shepherd. Police say the incident occurred last Wednesday, Feb. 14, between 3:30 ...
Westchester K-9 assists in Bronx terror investigation
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 8:15 am
A Westchester County K-9 recently played a role in a terror investigation not far away in the Bronx. Harley, a 2-year-old Labrador, is the first electronics detection K-9 in New York trained to sni...
Utah House panel endorses bill increasing penalty for killing police dog
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 7:56 am
SALT LAKE CITY ? A House panel endorsed a bill Wednesday that would increase the penalty for intentionally killing a K-9 police dog. Police officers packed a House Criminal Justice and Law Enforcem...
K-9 unit fetches donation from VFW auxiliary
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 7:19 am
La PORTE ? Proceeds from Friday night bingo at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1130 will go toward the purchase a second police dog for the La Porte Police Department. Six-year-old German shepherd Ra...
Two new K-9 deputies announced by Faulkner County Sheriff's Office
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 6:19 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) ? The Faulkner County's Sheriff's Office added a couple of deputies recently. Terry and Timon are K-9 officers, trained in tracking, illegal narcotic detection and violent ...
Retired Windsor Locks Police Dog Johny Dies
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 6:18 am
The Windsor Locks police department is mourning the passing of police dog Johny, who retired after serving many years in the 2000s. Johny, a German Shepard, served as a patrol dog, searching for th...
EPD K-9 helps net man suspected of parole violation
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 5:00 am
The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department: On February 20, 2018, at about 4:45 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the area of Hodgson and R Stree...
Police: Dog was beaten, burned with propane torch. Leavenworth man charged
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 4:03 am
A 57-year-old Leavenworth man is accused of beating the family dog and burning her with a propane torch this week. The man had told police he was trying to move the dog, a 3-year-old corgi and beag...
Police Investigating Death of Dog Found Shot to Death
Dateline: Feb 21 2018 at 12:16 am
COVENTRY, Vt. (AP) ? Vermont State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a family's pet dog. Police say the beagle had been mistakenly left outside Monday afternoon in the town of Coventry...
Retired landmine detection dogs find a home at Cambodian charity after working in ?some of the most horrific parts of...
Dateline: Feb 20 2018 at 11:35 pm
The brown and black Belgian Malinois jumps up at her owner, panting excitedly, before obediently following the order to sit. ?This is Muriel,? says Yulia Khouri, founder of the Animal Mama Veterina...
Beloved HPD K-9 officer euthanized after suffering severe injury during suspect chase
Dateline: Feb 20 2018 at 10:12 pm
HOUSTON ? A K-9 officer injured in the line of duty has been put to sleep after suffering a severe injury while chasing a suspect early Wednesday. Rony served faithfully with the Houston Police Dep...
Dog Gone Problems: How to stop a puppy from eating food from another dog?s bowl
Dateline: Feb 20 2018 at 2:11 pm
You may be tempted to cheat, but you will only be working against yourself. Start out by feeding the dogs breakfast after you eat yours. If you don?t eat breakfast, you eat later or on the go, just...
"Zombie" military dog narrowly survives heat stroke at Eglin Air Force Base
Dateline: Feb 20 2018 at 9:44 am
Nicknames like "zombie dog" aren't just given to the average pooch. They have to endure something pretty unbelievable to earn a moniker like that. That's the name some Eglin Air Force Base sergeant...
Navy veteran has emotional reunion with stolen service dog
Dateline: Feb 20 2018 at 9:23 am
A military veteran radiated pure joy after being reunited Monday with his service dog, who was mysteriously stolen after being tied up outside a Colorado restaurant, Fox 31 Denver reported. Astro, ...
2011 Iditarod winner says he will skip this year's race
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 11:01 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? The winner of the 2011 Iditarod race says he will not return to trail to compete in the 2018 competition. Former champion John Baker tells KTVA-TV he is tied up with variou...
Girl Scout working to get MI township its first dog park
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 9:18 pm
A township in Berrien County may soon have its very first dog park thanks to a 16-year-old girl. The Coloma Township Board of Trustees has approved a proposal by Caleigh Dahn. She is working on the...
These Are the Most Easygoing Dog Breeds You Can Own
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 8:35 pm
These dogs have ?calm, confident temperaments? that make them successful working dogs. But today, as the AKC reports, ?their gentle, easygoing manner and the need to be close to their people makes ...
Trust is a two-way street for police dog Raf and his handler
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 7:00 pm
Each week, the Columbia Police Department?s K-9 Unit reports for training day at the Central Missouri Events Center, where open fields and simulated apartments await eager four-legged officers read...
Hero rottweiler Basil saves girl who fell into Lake Burley Griffin at Kingston Foreshore
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 8:36 am
He was walking his faithful rottweiler through the busy restaurant strip of the ... Big or small; greyhound or German shepherd, my approach is a firm and loving hand." Basil - who was deliberately ...
North Dakota veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at the Iditarod
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 7:23 am
CASSELTON ? The first weekend of March, John Reichert will depart for an Alaskan adventure that perfectly ties together his professional career and a childhood obsession. For the 18th straight year...
University's 3D Printing Club Creates a 3D Printed Foot for a Local Dog
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 2:00 am
?Hey, I got a dog,? she said to one of the members. ?He doesn?t have a foot, want to make one?? They did. For the last year or so, a team of seven members have been working with Tucker and Warlow t...
Even dogs need to have experience to get a job
Dateline: Feb 19 2018 at 12:30 am
At a friend?s recommendation, she applied for a service dog from Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), a nonprofit organization that provides assistance ... to working breeds like border collie...
How Does a Guide Dog Work?
Dateline: Feb 17 2018 at 8:00 am
In this week?s episode, we are joined by attorney Al Elia, who leads us through the working life of his guide dog and canine companion, Cheeche, a black Labrador retriever. Elia, who is blind, expl...
Fifth-grade teacher in Stafford is this year's Iditarod Teacher on the Trail
Dateline: Feb 16 2018 at 11:35 am
FREDERICKSBURG ? Heidi Sloan?s new winter boots are manufacturer-rated to protect her feet from temperatures as low as 130 degrees below zero. That?s just in case ? she expects it will get only as ...
Teacher at Stafford County's Ferry Farm Elementary heading to Iditarod
Dateline: Feb 16 2018 at 5:29 am
STAFFORD ? Heidi Sloan?s new winter boots are manufacturer-rated to protect her feet from temperatures as low as 130 degrees below zero. That?s just in case?she expects it will get only as cold as ...
These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds You?ll Find at Every Animal Shelter
Dateline: Feb 15 2018 at 6:47 am
The Rottweiler is the fifteenth most popular breed at animal ... according to Animal Planet. If you see a German shepherd at the animal shelter, you may want to think about taking him home. Accordi...
Former military dog trainer admits killing girl who vanished from French Alps wedding
Dateline: Feb 14 2018 at 11:36 pm
A former military dog trainer has confessed to "unintentionally" killing a nine-year-old girl whose disappearance from a wedding party in the French Alps last year prompted nationwide concern and m...
Pensacola Naval Air Station's military dogs are some of the busiest in the military
Dateline: Feb 14 2018 at 10:36 pm
Figo, Heky and Hero are dogs with a critically important mission ? protecting the U.S. Navy from explosives and other threats. The two Belgian Malinois and one German shepherd are just three of the...
Wes Anderson Explains Hayao Miyazaki?s Influence on ?Isle of Dogs? and Stop-Motion Challenges
Dateline: Feb 14 2018 at 9:06 pm
What do the dogs want to do? When you?re working on a script, you don?t necessarily have the whole thing in mind. You?re gathering things and searching for what the movie is going to be.? One of An...
Military dogs always hold a higher rank than their handlers ? these 13 photos show why
Dateline: Feb 12 2018 at 10:14 am
Military working dogs hold a special place in the hearts of the troops who work with them. In a practical sense, they're treated with the same honor and respect as any other troop. They have a cere...
Meet Britain?s bravest police dog - Finn was stabbed in the line of duty
Dateline: Feb 9 2018 at 8:10 pm
?In London in the 1970s everyone had a German shepherd or Rottweiler and I quickly learned that these animals were kind. I formed amazing bonds with them.? That dream became a reality in 2010 when ...
Retired military dog buried with full military honors
Dateline: Feb 8 2018 at 6:19 pm
ABINGDON, Va. ? A retired military dog has been buried with full military honors. The Bristol Herald Courier reports 14-year-old Falco, a Belgian Malinois, served as a patrol and narcotics detector...
State Dept. calls North Korea military parade a 'dog and pony show'
Dateline: Feb 8 2018 at 5:24 am
The State Department on Thursday called a recent military parade in North Korea a "dog and pony show," even amid reports that the Trump administration is planning a military procession of its own. ...
Detroit dog found with metal hook 'literally in his skin,' dragging 15-lb tow chain
Dateline: Feb 7 2018 at 11:30 pm
Courage, a 3-year-old German Shepherd-Rottweiler mix described as ?the sweetest dog you will ever meet,? was found Monday afternoon by city animal control with a carabiner ? a hook used by mountain...
Horrific photos show a Detroit dog found with a metal hook lodged in his flesh and dragging a 15-pound tow chain
Dateline: Feb 7 2018 at 10:35 pm
Officers turned the German shepherd-Rottweiler mix over to the Detroit Dog Rescue for treatment and emergency surgery. He was immediately rushed to the Oakland Veterinary Referral Services in Bloom...
Kerala's Rottweilers are not killers, let's raise them right!
Dateline: Feb 6 2018 at 2:30 am
Is the Rottweiler such a killer as it is projected to be ... The same applies to other strong breeds like the Doberman, German Shepherd and the less common Pitbull, she says. And while it is often ...
PEOPLE Explains: What Is the Difference Between Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals?
Dateline: Jan 31 2018 at 11:35 pm
In addition to this, if most emotional support animals are allowed on planes, how different are they from service and assistance animals like guide dogs ... other representatives from service dog a...
Abuse of service animal laws a growing concern for local guide dog owners
Dateline: Nov 26 2017 at 3:00 pm
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a service animal is defined as ?a guide dog, signal dog or other animal individually trained to do work or provide assistance to an individual ... who hav...
Is that service dog a fake? Under federal law, you can?t even ask
Dateline: Oct 31 2017 at 10:11 pm
Shielded by Chase?s wheelchair, Andy avoided the other dog, which had a tag on its collar that said ?service dog ... profit assistance dog training programs accredited by Assistance Dogs Internatio...

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