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Billings police dog that escaped officer's home, bit woman is back on the job
Dateline: Aug 23 2014 at 2:15 am
BILLINGS, Montana ? A Billings police dog that escaped from an officer's residence and bit a woman on the chin when she tried to read his tag has been cleared to return to work. Billings Police Sgt...
Wyoming police officer pleads not guilty in hot-car police dog death
Dateline: Aug 23 2014 at 12:38 am
Mills police officer Zachary Miller pleaded not guilty to animal-cruelty charges in the death of a 10-year-old female black lab police dog. The dog was left in Miller's patrol car for over six hour...
National Dog Day to be celebrated by 'Yappy Hour' fun for people and pets
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 10:05 pm
But it's not all about saving dogs, because we get to honor the family dog, the working dogs who save our lives, the comfort dogs, the law enforcement dogs and the companion dogs. Ready to "pawty"?...
Missouri cop brands Ferguson protesters ?rabid dogs? in Facebook tirade
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 7:36 pm
?These protesters should have been put down like a rabid dog the first night,? he added. In a reference to the Boston Marathon bombing, he also wrote: ?Where is a Muslim with a backpack when you ne...
Police officer brands Ferguson protesters ?rabid dogs?
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 6:41 pm
FERGUSON, United States: A police officer in Missouri was suspended on Friday after he used Facebook to lash out at protesters condemning the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white ...
K-9 dog of Wyoming police died after left in the car
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 5:16 pm
In Wyoming, a police officer is being investigated after the death of a K-9 that was left inside a vehicle for 6 hours. As per the news, the name of the K-9 dog was Nyx. The dog has been with the M...
U.S. Army Service Dog Returns Home, But Why In Canada?
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 3:56 pm
A U.S. Army service dog will soon be headed home, back to Toronto, Canada.Poncho the pooch was traveling with one of his owners some two weeks through the valley.His owner named Michael, a decorate...
Wyoming police K-9 dies after being left in car for 6 hours; officer under investigation
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 2:47 pm
MILLS, Wyo. - A police officer in Wyoming is under investigation for the death of a K-9 after it was left in a vehicle for six hours. Nyx was a K-9 drug detection dog that had been with the Mills P...
Wheeling K-9 to retire today
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 2:34 pm
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- One of Wheeling Police Department?s finest furry friends and protector will retire today. Dux (DUKES) is a German Shepherd approaching 6 years old and has a medical condition....
Second man sent to prison for shooting of trooper's dog
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 1:41 pm
Another man is going to prison for a 2012 break-in and shooting at a Florida Highway Patrol trooper's home near West Palm Beach that killed a retired police dog. Avoiding a trial before a Palm Beac...
Drug dog Yoda police works with
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 1:32 pm
STOCKTON ? "Bring drugs to school do not." Wise advice in the style of Yoda, the ?Star Wars? Grand Master of the Jedi order, but it?s also a fitting tagline for the Stockton Unified School District...
Police officer brands Ferguson protesters ?rabid dogs? (video)
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 1:16 pm
A police officer in Missouri was suspended on Friday after he voiced his contempt via Facebook of protesters condemning the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer. Some 50 dem...
More than one day needed to pay proper respect to dog friends
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 10:30 am
More specifically, Sled Dog Day is Feb. 2, meant to further commemorate the 1925 Alaskan rescue mission that inspired the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is...
Officer Charged in Hot-Car Death of Police Dog
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 8:26 am
A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours. According to an investigator's sta...
Fallen canine service member memorialized
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 7:35 am
8/22/2014 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- The life of military working dog "Lujza" was all too brief, but her memory was given a full and proper tribute, her handler said. The 88th Securi...
Dr Who? Teen builds K-9 between cello practice and final-year exams
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 3:15 am
As Dr Who tragics await the debut of the new, darker 13th iteration of the time lord played by Scottish actor Peter Capaldi, one young fan is regenerating an old character. Year-12 student Adam Llo...
Katie just loves the dogs? life in the Royal Australian Air Force
Dateline: Aug 22 2014 at 12:24 am
The 21-year-old Leading Aircraftwoman is a military working dog handler with the Royal Australian Air Force ? a job that was once the domain of men. The former Railton Primary and Latrobe High Scho...
My Book is Finished!
Dateline: Aug 21 2014 at 1:08 pm
My many bicycle adventures took me all over the world, from the Giro d'Italia to the Iditarod. They were unlikely and outrageous and too numerous to chronicle in a DKos diary. That's why I wrote th...
Tulia Police K-9 Unit Makes More Drug Arrests
Dateline: Aug 21 2014 at 9:06 am
TULIA, TX (PRESS RELEASE) -- Tulia Police Officer Anthony Longoria and K-9 Mirko recently made more drug arrests after three recent traffic stops. Public Information Officer Shanae Thompson said th...
Man who killed dog gets no bond
Dateline: Aug 21 2014 at 5:56 am
Gipper (Photo: WTSP) Perry was drinking the night he killed his German Shepherd/Rottweiller Gipper. On Wednesday, August 20, his probation officer made an unannounced visit to Perry's home and foun...
K-9 Units Train on Campus
Dateline: Aug 21 2014 at 1:18 am
During the next few days, first-year students from all over New England and beyond will be involved in freshmen orientation at Keene State College?a chance for them to get accustomed to a new envir...
K-9 agility course gets first run
Dateline: Aug 20 2014 at 11:08 pm
? The Shawnee Police Department?s new K-9 obstacle training course is now being used at the firing range on North Kickapoo. ? The police department currently has five K-9 handlers and a sixth has r...
Mercer County K-9 Officer needs bullet proof vest
Dateline: Aug 20 2014 at 9:23 pm
The Mercer County Sheriffs Department and local grooming shop, Pet Zone in Princeton are partnering to help raise money for one of the K-9 Officers. Deputy Furches and his partner Maggie are often ...
Human Interest Examiner
Dateline: Aug 20 2014 at 11:00 am
She has covered events as broad as the Junior Iditarod to training sessions with the Blue Angels. She is fascinated by life, people and the reasons they do what they do. Linda has traveled through ...
Working stock dogs coming Hudson's Badlands
Dateline: Aug 19 2014 at 6:00 pm
The Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association will bring its 29th annual Labor Day stock dog trial to Badlands Sno-Park near Hudson from Friday, Aug 29 through Monday, Sept.1, 2014. The sheep herding...
Alaska, and its famous Iditarod, beckon Milwaukee man
Dateline: Aug 19 2014 at 2:21 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...
Adoption law provides new lives for retired military working dogs
Dateline: Aug 19 2014 at 8:12 am
Prior to the year 2000 when a Military Working Dog was retired from service it was euthanized, but on Sept. 27, 2000, Congress passed "Robby's Law," which allows military dogs to be adopted once th...
Value of a working dog quantified
Dateline: Aug 18 2014 at 6:00 pm
A team from the University of Sydney veterinary school has managed to calculate the return on investment of working dogs. In light of the thousands of dollars it can cost to buy a working dog, the ...
New lives for old dogs
Dateline: Aug 18 2014 at 12:00 pm
SAN ANTONIO ? Prior to the year 2000 when a Military Working Dog was retired from service it was euthanized, but on Sept. 27, 2000, Congress passed "Robby's Law," which allows military dogs to be a...
Haverford Twp. Free Library settles service dog puppy dispute with Ardmore woman
Dateline: Aug 18 2014 at 12:12 am
Reviewing general terms of a pending consent order, Rosan?s attorney Lawrence Coburn said parties agree that puppy raisers working with organizations that train and raise puppies for service as gui...
Military dogs showcase their value at Ellsworth Community
Dateline: Aug 17 2014 at 4:10 am
In 2011, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Gwin was serving in Afghanistan, he found himself staring down an unruly crowd. Things might have turned violent without the aid of Gwin's trusted partner...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Aug 16 2014 at 8:40 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...
Death of working dog under investigation
Dateline: Aug 15 2014 at 7:32 am
Officials at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, are investigating the weekend death of a military working dog. Caro, a German shepherd who sniffed out explosives, died on base, said Barksdale spo...
Event tests skills for service, military dogs
Dateline: Aug 12 2014 at 11:30 pm
Dogs barked, jumped and bit their way through a field day of sorts on Tuesday at Apollo Park during the second annual North Dakota Peace Officers Association K9 Challenge. The event, which turned c...
Dog days of summer for Army, Navy engineers: Soldiers and Sailors partner with Search Dog Foundation
Dateline: Aug 11 2014 at 4:11 am
JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. (Aug. 11, 2014) -- U.S. Army Reserve engineer Soldiers had a unique opportunity this summer to get quality training while providing a service truly in line with the ...
Military War Dogs
Dateline: Aug 8 2014 at 2:00 am
Retired military dogs stood beside their veteran handlers at the "Military Dogs Take the Hill Event," on July 23, 2014. Retired military dogs stood beside their veteran handlers at the "Military Do...
Canine hip dysplasia relief tips
Dateline: Apr 7 2014 at 2:19 am
Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in humans, the hip bone is made of a ball and socket. Hip dysplasia in dogs is a combination of man...
Military Working Dog Adoptions
Dateline: Aug 16 2012 at 12:12 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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