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Rochester police to train dog owners on how to fight crime
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:57 am
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Rochester police will soon train dog owners on how to fight crime. "Dog Walker Watch" is a new program meant for dog owners who walk their dogs daily. Darrel Hildebrant, ...
Phoenix, a German Shepherd and member of Port Authority?s K-9 unit, dies after battle with cancer
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:56 am
Phoenix, a four-legged crime fighter who became the poster boy for the Port Authority?s K-9 Unit, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 9. The German Shepherd joined the Port Autho...
Police dog killed in line of duty in Portland part of elite team
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:39 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...
Port Authority bids farewell to K-9 partner
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:35 am
The Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) said goodbye to one of its best friends, a German shepherd named Phoenix, who helped protect the city?s travelers for over seven years. Phoenix, a member...
Ore. cop shot, K-9 killed in traffic stop shooting
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:35 am
PORTLAND, Ore. ? An Oregon officer was shot and a K-9 was killed after a suspect with a rifle opened fire during a traffic stop. According to The Oregonian, the officer is being treated for injurie...
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...
Police Dog Killed in Portland Shootout
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:33 am
A Portland, Ore., police officer was wounded and his K-9 partner was killed following a shootout early Tuesday morning. The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and was said to be in "ve...
Police K-9 found dead after SW Portland shooting
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:24 am
PORTLAND -- A K-9 whose human partner was shot and wounded early Wednesday morning in Southwest Portland was found dead from a gunshot wound after a widespread search involving police, bloodhounds,...
Police Respond to Emergency Call From Dog
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:09 am
Police in England who responded to an emergency call at a house in the village of Edlesborough soon realized the "heavy breather" at the end of the line was a dog. Leighton, a 2-year-old Belgian Ma...
Body of missing K-9 has been found
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 4:06 am
According to KGW News, searchers in Portland, Ore., have found the body of a missing police canine who disappeared early Wednesday morning in the midst of gunfire between officers and a suspect. An...
Police K-9 found dead after shootout in SW Portland
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 3:13 am
A missing Portland Police Bureau K-9 has been found dead following a shootout that also left a police officer wounded in southwest Portland. The officer survived the shooting near Southwest Capitol...
K-9 German Shepherd found dead from gunshot wound
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 3:09 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) ? The K-9 German Shepherd Portland police have been searching for throughout Wednesday morning has been found dead with a gunshot wound. The dog is thought to have been hurt...
Portland K-9 found dead after shooting
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 2:53 am
PORTLAND -- A K-9 dog whose human partner was shot and wounded early Wednesday morning in Southwest Portland was found dead from a gunshot wound after a widespread search involving police, bloodhou...
Beloved Port Authority police dog dies after cancer battle
Dateline: Apr 16 2014 at 2:50 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...
Kate Middleton, Prince William Pose With Adorable Police Puppies in New Zealand: Pictures
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 11:12 pm
where they bonded with some adorable police puppies from the Dog Training Centre. The visit to the College -- which was originally opened by Prince William's father, Charles, Prince of Wales-- star...
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...
Police appeal after five dogs are poisoned near park
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 7:50 pm
Police have advised dog walkers to remain extra vigilant after five dogs were poisoned in a north London park last month. Sergeant Peter Rowntree from Brent Police said: I am grateful to everyone w...
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 ...
Soldiers help keep military working dogs' abilities to perform missions (6)
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 12:07 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...
Even snow is within grasp
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 10:18 am
For over two weeks, the students followed the Iditarod, a well-known dogsled race in Alaska, the largest and northern-most state in the United States. Dubbed "The Last Great Race On Earth", the ann...
First lady, dogs visit military families
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 8:38 am
First Lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in tow. A group of children and their pare...
Will Alaska's Biggest Sled Dog Race Continue Without Snow?
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 8:23 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 ...
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...
Central students imagine themselves in the Iditarod Race
Dateline: Apr 15 2014 at 12:16 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...
H2O4K9 Inc. seeks crowd funding to help provide working dogs with safe, clean water.
Dateline: Apr 14 2014 at 10:10 pm
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...
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...
Michelle Obama, 'First Dogs' Visit Military Families
Dateline: Apr 14 2014 at 9:25 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...
Doesn't the first lady look pretty! Patient Mrs Obama lets kids plaster stickers on her face as she visits military f...
Dateline: Apr 13 2014 at 3:00 pm
Michelle Obama took the first family's dogs Sunny and Bo along as she visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday. During the visit, Mrs Obama said she wanted to shine a light on...
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...
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 ...
3 Upcoming Hunting Dogs You Should Know
Dateline: Apr 10 2014 at 1:34 am
The United Kennel Club here has their own set of criteria for proving and listing a purebred dog, and is often a head of the AKC ? especially if it involves performance or working ... been used in ...
Verona to crack down on vicious, stray dogs
Dateline: Apr 9 2014 at 10:47 pm
"It's not just pit bull dogs, it could be a German shepherd or Rottweiler," Trice said. "It's any dog that shows aggression, even a Chihuahua." He says officials have received multiple complaints f...
Search dogs working hard at Oso site
Dateline: Apr 8 2014 at 5:01 pm
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...
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...





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