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Abseiling Attack Dogs Deployed to Save South Africa?s Rhinos
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:57 am
Then the dog races across the grass and tears down a man wearing a felt-stuffed bite suit. Venom is part of an army of dogs being trained as South African defense company Paramount Group?s contribu...
Idaho man to get $35,000 after officer shoots dog
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:56 am
FILER, Idaho (AP) ? Officials in the south-central Idaho city of Filer have agreed to pay a resident $35,000 after a police officer shot and killed his dog. An attorney for the city's insurance com...
Turkey Trot road races still on in Chatham Township
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:35 am
THE CHATHAMS - With snow falling, one would expect the Iditarod would be a more suitable sporting event, but The Chatham Turkey Trot ( still plans to kick off the holiday s...
K-9 Officer and "Best Friend" Released After Surgery for Gunshot Wound
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:28 am
A California police dog who was shot as he protected his handler during the search for a gunman wanted in connection with a homicide was released Tuesday night from an animal hospital after recover...
Iditarod musher hurt in crash with vehicle
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:22 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? A veteran Iditarod musher was struck and injured Tuesday night by a driver who left the roadway and crashed into her team near Willow. KTUU-TV ( repor...
Boone County Sheriff's Office K-9, Enzo, put down after biting worker at Tire Discounters
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:20 am
WALTON, Ky. - The Boone County Sheriff's Office decided to put down one of its dogs Tuesday after it bit an employee at a store in Northern Kentucky exactly two weeks earlier Representatives for th...
Iditarod musher hurt when vehicle leaves highway, crashes into team; searchers seek dog
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:10 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? A veteran Iditarod musher was struck and injured Tuesday night by a driver who left the roadway and crashed into her team near Willow. KTUU-TV ( reports th...
Marion Police, K-9 officer find armed robbers
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 1:02 am
Marion residents can rest assured that their Police Department is hard at work on their behalf, even in the middle of the night. On Saturday, Casey?s General Store was robbed at 3:45 a.m. Sgt. J.D....
Meet Tim and Franz Latest K-9s at The Winnebago County Sheriff's Dept.
Dateline: Nov 26 2014 at 12:13 am
Meet Tim and Franz Latest K-9s at The Winnebago County Sheriff's Dept. The Winnebago County Sheriff?s Department has two working K-9 Units Franz assigned to Deputy Robert Zill and Tim assigned to D...
A hero's return! K-9 police dog Reiko has bullet removed from his spine after being shot by murder suspect
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 11:32 pm
A California police dog critically injured by an armed murder suspect on Sunday night has been reunited with his handler and is expected to make a full recovery. K-9 Reiko was rushed to the TLC Pet...
Police: Man threatened dog, fatally shot self
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 8:47 pm
Dennis Emery was no stranger to the law. He had run-ins with Pinellas Park police 34 times since 2012, and was arrested last month three times in less than a week. But Tuesday morning, police got t...
Cullman Police Department brings on new K-9
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 7:49 pm
For one, he speaks Dutch. For another, he?s only about 2 years old. Lastly, Recon ? the new officer ? is a Belgian Malinois, and a police dog trained for narcotic searches, criminal apprehension an...
K-9 unit returns to Forest City Police
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 7:08 pm
FOREST CITY - Drug money will be used to fight crime in Forest City. The Forest City Police Department has bought a dog and will train it for a K-9 unit that should be in operation near the end of ...
Karin Hendrickson Update: 'Broken back and leg. One team dog still missing'
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 5:37 pm
That's how I know she is in rough shape this time, because she couldn't take care of the dogs." said Hendrickson's mother The 44-year-old is an Iditarod veteran expected to compete in this years ra...
Iditarod musher injured in Willow area wreck
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 4:34 pm
Karin Hendrickson, an Iditarod musher, was recovering in the hospital late Tuesday night after hit by a vehicle while training with her dogs in the Willow area, according to her mother, Gwen Rodman...
Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 4:00 pm
The 2-year-old police dog who was shot and seriously wounded by a gunman who opened fire on officers in a West Covina neighborhood is expected to go home Tuesday. Reiko, a 2-year-old Beligian Malin...
Police dog shot by murder suspect in West Covina to be released from hospital
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 9:07 am
A West Covina police dog that was shot and wounded by a murder suspect ? who was subsequently killed by police ? will be released from a Los Angeles animal hospital Tuesday night. Reiko will be rel...
New ?breed? of Army dog handlers
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 8:47 am
Soldiers of the U.S. Army?s Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of 31 Kilos, Military Working Dog Handlers, i...
Working Like a Dog: Illustrator Mark Ulriksen's Had a Busy Fall Drawing Pups and Giants
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 8:07 am
San Francisco-based artist and illustrator Mark Ulriksen says it's hard to stand out in today's blitz of media. Now out with a new book, Dogs Rule, Nonchalantly, Ulriksen is the ultimate operator. ...
West Covina Police K-9 Cleared To Return Home After Being Shot
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 7:18 am
WEST COVINA ( ? A police K-9 Officer is scheduled to be released Tuesday after being shot by an armed murder suspect Sunday night. West Covina Police Department K-9 Reiko, the department?...
Florida man accidentally shoots self in face, dies after threatening to kill dog: police
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 5:32 am
A Florida man accidentally shot himself in the face and died after threatening to fire a gun at a family dog Tuesday morning, Pinellas Park police said. Dennis Eugene Emery, 57, fought with his wif...
Mundelein considering adding a police dog next year
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 3:19 am
"We'll pick from within and then hire a replacement cop for that one," said Trustee Ray Semple, who leads the village board's public safety committee. Police Chief Eric Guenther and other proponent...
Two years later, K-9 Enzo is even better
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 2:10 am
For nearly 24 hours a day, Wilton K-9 Officer Steven Rangel and his partner, K-9 Enzo, are together ? whether they?re patrolling Wilton in the department?s gray police cruiser or sleeping in bed at...
West Covina police dog shot multiple times by fleeing suspect
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 1:29 am
A West Covina police dog is expected to have followup surgery on Tuesday after having been shot by a suspect on Sunday attempting to flee from authorities reported the The two-year-old...
K-9 Officers
Dateline: Nov 25 2014 at 12:32 am
A West Covina police dog is expected to have followup surgery on Tuesday after having been shot by a suspect on Sunday attempting to flee from authorities reported the two-year-old ...
Working With Rescued Stray Dogs
Dateline: Nov 24 2014 at 10:09 am
On any given day, you can find dogs running loose on the Pine Ridge Reservation, some of them wild. Dogs have bitten people and, as we saw last week, even killed a young girl. A group called Light ...
A Bike Ride 1,000 Miles Across Alaska for Fun
Dateline: Nov 24 2014 at 3:36 am
His GT carbon-fiber sport bike for triathlons cost about $1,500. He estimates he spent $2,500 on gear for the Iditarod race, including his Arc?teryx Gamma jacket and Arc?teryx Fury bib pants ($700)...
Millville peace committee working on dog park for city
Dateline: Nov 23 2014 at 10:00 pm
MILLVILLE ? At the last Peace In The City meeting, Pastor Steve Harris found a way to get things moving instead of just talking about them. Clipboards. He had three of them in his hand as he called...
Louisiana village bans pit bulls & Rottweilers, orders to collect them for disposal by Dec. 1
Dateline: Nov 23 2014 at 5:00 am
"If that's what the ordinance says, then that's what it says,? he said. Lemoine said he owned a German shepherd, but he considered pit bulls and Rottweilers particularly ?vicious.? "They're going t...
Police investigating dog shooting
Dateline: Nov 22 2014 at 1:09 pm
Felicia Rowe reported Friday morning that her 13-month old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix dog was shot and run over at the bottom of their driveway on Eastman Road. Police said it happened Thursday...
Military family reunited just in time for the holidays thanks to kindness of stranger
Dateline: Nov 22 2014 at 2:40 am
The dogs belong to her daughter Candace Mitchell and her husband ... It turns out Steinlage is a veteran himself. He spent a year in the Army. "We say support your troop, but when we say support yo...
Everyday Hero Dogs honoring Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 5:45 pm
Join in the ?Everyday Hero Dogs Honoring Military Working Dogs? photo contest. A ?Hero Dog? can help honor Military Working Dogs! Not every dog can be a Military Working Dog, but our canine compani...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 5:27 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...
Dog shot, run over in Grafton
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 8:24 am
It happened on Eastman Road. Police say someone shot and ran over Jane, a 13-month-old German shepherd-Rottweiler mix at the end of her driveway. She was rushed to a nearby animal hospital and is e...
New bomb-sniffing dogs working Sea-Tac security
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 4:53 am
SEA-TAC AIRPORT, Wash. -- Brand-new screening measures are in place at Sea-Tac Airport ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel rush. TSA is now using specially-trained bomb-sniffing canines a...
Working Like A Dog
Dateline: Nov 21 2014 at 12:42 am
Slobbering, barking and scratching notwithstanding, the trend of welcoming dogs into the workplace is growing. Best behavior is required, of course. And I mean the people. As founder and CEO of Pri...
Cyclist Prepares For Iditarod
Dateline: Nov 20 2014 at 9:11 am
Most of us have heard of the Iditarod; the world famous sled dog race that spans more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness. A Sioux Falls man has been invited to race in the Iditarod on his bike....
Soldier Reunited With His Army War Dog
Dateline: Nov 19 2014 at 5:56 am
Soldier Brent Grommet was a specialist in the Army and worked with a bomb sniffing canine partner, a German Shepard named Matty, his war dog. They worked together in Afghanistan finding bombs until...
Iditarod Fast Facts
Dateline: Nov 18 2014 at 5:01 am
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Iditarod, the most well-known dogsled race in the world. It is named after the Iditarod Trail, an old mail and supply route, traveled by dogsleds fr...
PET CONNECTIONS: Everybody loved Bella
Dateline: Nov 16 2014 at 8:49 pm
ADOPTABLE OF THE WEEK: Zeus is a handsome young German shepherd-Rottweiler cross Bella had her own Facebook page and had been featured on the news a few times. She had a special room at the Sydney ...
Ice-T And Coco Honor Military Dogs
Dateline: Nov 13 2014 at 4:40 am
Reuniting military dogs with their veteran soldiers is just one of the many programs underwritten by American Humane Association, the country?s oldest child & animal welfare organization. ?The thou...
Military Dogs Offered Well-Deserved Free Medical Care After Serving Our Country
Dateline: Nov 12 2014 at 8:08 am
After the nation honored the members of our military on Tuesday, it's the perfect time to also remember our friends on four legs that have been a valuable resource to our armed forces. The American...
Hampton Bays Elementary School Students Win Guide Dog Naming Contest
Dateline: Nov 12 2014 at 3:53 am
The four dogs will be trained by the Smithtown Guide Dog Foundation. Two will be given to returning soldiers who are in need of assistance and the other two ... of always being involved in communit...
Common dog diseases (Video)
Dateline: Nov 5 2012 at 10:02 pm
There are several common dog diseases that are found in the Milwaukee area. Most can be cured if caught early, some can be life threatening. Last year, Milwaukee had an outbreak of distemper. It fo...

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