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Tampa police save dog found shot, tied to railroad tracks
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 11:20 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) -Tampa police officers made a horrific discovery when responding to shots fired in the Sulphur Springs area Wednesday night: a young dog shot multiple times and tied to railroad ...
Winning the Race: Four Reasons Why Some Dogs Are Better Adapted for the Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 11:05 pm
"Sled dogs metabolize fats the way humans use carbohydrates," Raffaeli said. "Fats are their quick source of energy and we want to make sure their energy reserves stay high while they are working h...
Warm weather forced Iditarod farther north
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 10:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ...
Army temporarily halts use of dogs in West Bank
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 10:00 pm
The commander of the IDF?s West Bank Division temporarily suspended the use of the army?s canine unit Thursday, after completing an investigation into the recently publicized incident in which a gr...
Police asking for information in dog shooting
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 9:43 pm
The pit bull mix was shot twice near the neck Wednesday and belted to tracks at the end of E Eskimo Drive before officers found her. Cabela, so named by the officers who rescued her, should survive...
K-9 Officer Will Speak at High School Forensics Class
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 9:10 pm
The following press release was submitted by Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District administration. Hamilton Wenham Regional High School?s Forensic Classes are excited to be hosting Justin Ellent...
Warm weather forced Iditarod farther north in Alaska
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 8:13 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? Much of the start of the world?s most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. ...
K-9 turns on IMPD officer
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 7:23 pm
IMPD Canine Officer Mark Archer knows the value of working alongside a canine. He's done it for at least a decade. But on February 17th as he and his police K-9 named Kimo went after a suspect hidi...
Ready to serve? Not all dogs cut out to be service animals
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 7:05 pm
Often, they are asking, not because they really want to have a working dog, but because they want to take their pet with them to a new housing option, or onto airplanes or into other public accommo...
New Jersey police officer investigated after crude dog posts on Facebook
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 4:51 pm
A New Jersey police officer is being investigated over posts made on Facebook that appear to be about a dog drowning Sunday. Seaside Heights Police Sgt. Thomas Yannacone posted on his social media ...
Dog Shot Tied To Tracks: Police Rescue Dog Who Was Shot Twice, And Tied To Railroad Tracks With A Belt
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 1:29 pm
According to the Huffington Post, Cabela the dog was rescued by police in Tampa, who found her tied to tracks with a belt. Worse still, Cabela had also been shot. Twice. Horrible -someone shot this...
Police officers gear up for K-9 competition
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 1:06 pm
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Three police officers were gearing up Thursday evening for the South Florida K-9 Competition. Officers from across south Florida used the field at Boynton Beach High School to...
Report: Police uncover unlawful dog breeding operation, 146 dogs taken
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 10:48 am
A tip led Horry County Police to uncover an unlawful dog breeding operation in Conway on Wednesday; Officers removed over 140 dogs of various breeds from the property and charged a 49-year-old Conw...
Deceased K-9 Didn't Just Sniff Out Drugs
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 8:09 am
The Omaha Police Department lost a K-9 officer recently. The department and the schools the dog served are feeling the loss. Omaha Police Officer Shannon Kinsey patrols the hallways as a resource o...
Tampa Police Rescue Dog Tied to Tracks
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 6:13 am
Sgt. R. Mills is seen holding a dog officers named Cabela who was found bloodied and tied to railroad tracks. Photo credit: Tampa Police Department While responding to reports of shots fired Wednes...
Beneful blamed for dogs? deaths in second class action lawsuit
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 5:39 am
Malcolm?s American Bulldog/Rottweiler mix became severely ill and died as a ... Lucido blames Beneful for his German Shepherd?s and Labrador Retriever?s illnesses and his English Bulldog?s death. A...
Companion Pet Sitting and K-9 Hydrotherapy
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 4:22 am
Northborough?Barb Smith has made a career of making pets feel better and taking special care of them. Her Northborough businesses, Companion Pet Sitting and K-9 Hydrotherapy, provide physical thera...
Sweetwater commissioners approve settlement on K-9 overtime pay lawsuit
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 4:17 am
Sweetwater commissioners have voted to settle at $25,000 a lawsuit filed by K-9 officer Jenna Méndez for working overtime to take care of two dogs for a period of three years. In August 2014, Ménde...
Tampa police officers rescue dog found shot 3 times, tied to railroad tracks
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 3:02 am
Tampa police stopped an oncoming train moments before it struck a dog that was tied to the tracks and had been shot three times Wednesday. Cops rescued the female pit bull mix, between 1 and 2 year...
Military working dog unit to hold recruiting event for part time dog handlers
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 11:28 pm
The Army is to launch its first Reserve military dog handling unit which will be based in Rutland. The new 101 Military Working Dog Squadron (101 MWD Sqn) will form part of 1st Military Working Dog...
Tampa police rescue dog who had been shot and tied to railroad tracks
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 10:36 pm
On Wednesday, the Tampa Police Department in Florida, reached out to the public for help with a disturbing case of animal cruelty involving a dog who had been shot and left tied to railroad tracks....
Iditarod Dog Sled Race 2015: Dates, Start Time, Route and Event Info
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 10:06 pm
In the realm of major world sporting events, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is iconoclastic. There is little else like it in terms of organized competition. 2015 will see the 43rd edition of this...
The Supervet: Tonight's TV Preview
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 8:11 pm
This week he meets Otto, a six-year-old German Shepherd with a life threatening tumour ... Noel and his team also see Jane and Simon, who bring in Elvis, a Rottweiler puppy having trouble walking. ...
Old Iditarod Gang gets back together to document race's early years
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 1:17 pm
In the early days of the Iditarod, Raine Hall Rawlins, the race?s first paid staffer and executive director, barely scraped by. She remembers writing the Iditarod Runner, one of the organization?s ...
Organizations collect donations for bronze statue of Pittsburgh K-9 Rocco
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 5:01 am
After Pittsburgh police dog Rocco died from injuries he sustained in the line of duty last year, Friendship artist Susan Wagner thought that he and other K-9 officers needed to be memorialized. Ms....
Burlington K-9 team honored
Dateline: Mar 4 2015 at 5:00 am
A Burlington police officer and his police K-9 were recently named Police K-9 Patrol Team of the Year, Chief Michael Schirling announced Wednesday. Cpl. Trent Martin and K-9 Capone were honored at ...
Service Dog Helps Local Fourth Grader Manage Rare Disease
Dateline: Mar 3 2015 at 2:13 am
When 10-year-old Bella Burton first met George, her new guide dog, their connection was immediate. Rachel Burton, Bella?s mother, says that when Bella visited the animals at the Service Dog Project...
Israel Rights Group Criticizes Army's Use of Dogs at Rallies
Dateline: Mar 2 2015 at 12:53 am
An Israeli human rights group has criticized the military's use of dogs at protests, citing the case of a Palestinian teenager who was bitten after he threw rocks at troops in the West Bank. Sarit ...
Working with dogs, demons and Mark Duplass on 'The Lazarus Effect'
Dateline: Feb 28 2015 at 1:34 pm
It was W.C. Fields who once said, ?Never work with children or animals.? (Actually, it probably wasn?t as much the kids as the stage mothers, but that?s another story.) But what about working with ...
NYC's most popular dog breeds
Dateline: Feb 27 2015 at 3:07 pm
New Yorkers aren't just grabbing up small dogs to fit their small apartments, they are also after Rottweilers, German shepherds, and Golden Retrievers, according to the American Kennel Club's lates...
Soldier says goodbye to military working dog
Dateline: Feb 26 2015 at 4:00 pm
MIESAU, Germany - Pvt. Kaitlin Haines still gets a little teary-eyed when she talks about Cak, a local military working dog who was put to rest last December. "We just became best friends, as close...
Most Popular Dog Breeds: Labs, German Shepherds, Small Dogs Top List
Dateline: Feb 26 2015 at 2:48 am
German shepherd was No. 2 on the list ... made real history by breaking the Top 10 list for the first time in nearly 100 years at No. 9. The Rottweiler was No. 10. But while there are dogs people l...
Military working dogs sniff out narcotics, explosives
Dateline: Feb 25 2015 at 10:29 pm
Despite not allowing dogs on the property, an off-season FedEx Field in Landover, Md., and the Daughters of the American Revolution Continental Memorial Hall in Washington, D.C. host canines and th...
Chesterfield bans most animals from town buildings, vehicles
Dateline: Feb 25 2015 at 10:13 am
The Selectmen voted 2-1 on Wednesday, Feb. 18, to institute the policy that bans the presence of pets ? with the exception of service animals, police ... animal as a guide dog, signal dog or other ...
Drug dog goes from Shelter to Sheriff
Dateline: Feb 22 2015 at 1:44 pm
Paulsen, who?s been with HRCSO for five years, says he?s always been interested in service and working dogs and wanted ... He?ll also offer assistance when the local police department needs a drug ...

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