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Police: Dundalk man attacked by group of juveniles
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 9:57 am
"The kids walk on top of cars, kick dogs, let dogs out, throw trash, steal milk from school and throw at houses, threaten neighbors with bodily harm," Lamb said. While police continue to investigat...
Two U.S. dogs sniff out snails that plague Ecuador's Galapagos Islands
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 9:44 am
The dogs were donated by a U.S. organization called Dogs for Conservation, which trains canines to help people working to preserve wildlife. Darwin and Neville are still being trained, but have alr...
Police dog wounded in shootout in Salem, Ore.
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 9:03 am
SALEM, Ore. ? Police officers and a man wanted on an arrest warrant exchanged gunfire Friday morning near a Wal-Mart store in Salem. No officers were hit, but a police dog was wounded, said Lt. Dav...
Clever K-9 crime fighterin Cadiz
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 8:38 am
HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio ? Ramos, the newest K-9 officer in Harrison County, brought an ability to do some tricks with him to work. The 3-year-old was imported through a non-profit police K-9 associat...
$11,000 raised for New Castle Co. police dog vests
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 7:58 am
The New Castle County Police Department's canines now have ballistic vests to protect them while on duty. The nonprofit organization, Vested Interests in K9's Inc, raised $11,000 through calendar s...
K-9 sweep occurs at J.B. Alexander High School
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 7:57 am
LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS/UISD) - K-9 officers were at J.B. Alexander High School Friday morning as part of a sweep done to look for illegal drugs and weapons. The Webb County Attorney's Office Safe Task...
Police Dog Injured During Shootout in Salem, Oregon
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 6:55 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Police are on the scene of a shooting near a Walmart store in Salem, Oregon. City Police Lt. Dave Okada says shots were exchanged with a suspect late Friday morning. No police of...
Military ?sheep dogs? protect America?s ?flock?
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 6:49 am
4/24/2015 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J -- This year's National Prayer Breakfast offered a unique opportunity to Team MDL community members with a message from resiliency expert, retired ...
Alaska DOT Considers Bypass of Cooper Landing
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 5:58 am
The impact statement for this project gives the example of a highway chopping off a piece of Resurrection Pass National Historic Trail and mitigating that harm by adding a new piece to Iditarod Nat...
'Max' Movie: 5 Reasons To See Action Adventure With Robbie Amell About Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 2:33 am
(Photo : MGM/Max's Official Facebook Page) If you're not sure if you should see Robbie Amell's heartfelt family film, then check out our list of reasons why you should definitely see "Max" when it ...
Fugitive arrested after hitting officer, K-9 in standoff, police say
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 1:36 am
OGDEN ? A wanted fugitive was arrested Wednesday but not before "striking" a police officer and police K-9, according to police. Ogden police were called to a domestic dispute near 14th Street and ...
California robber makes getaway on stolen wheelchair after break-in: police
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 1:25 am
Police spotted McQuery two blocks away, and McQuery ran when he saw them, they said. A police dog bit him in the arm, allowing officers to take him into custody. McQuery was charged with robbery, b...
Tit For Tat: After Woman Left Dog In A Hot Car, Police Do The Same Thing To Her
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 1:04 am
Police in Ohio decided to punish a pet owner for leaving her dog in a hot car by doing the exact same thing to her. The police officer made the woman sweat for several minutes in her black Nissan S...
Hero Military Working Dog Layka saved her Soldier, sacrificed a paw
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 12:51 am
Those who work with Military Working Dogs will testify there is no greater bond between a Soldier and his/her four-pawed partner. For every Soldier on any given day, the only real mission is to com...
The 10 Most Heroic Dogs in Houston
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 12:41 am
This week we're going to celebrate some of the great deeds done by our four-legged friends here in Houston. Boomer and Tommy The working dogs of the Harris County Sheriff's office are serious about...
Missing Morris Plains dog recovered, but police say incident remains under investigation
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 9:22 pm
MORRIS PLAINS ? A Maltese that went missing early Tuesday afternoon has been reunited with her owner, but police said they are still investigating the case. Lilly was found early Wednesday evening,...
Greystone Elementary encourages young writers
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 10:10 am
HOOVER?An Iditarod competitor, a folk storyteller and drum circle facilitator and an illustrator were just a few of the diverse authors Greystone Elementary School students met during Young Authors...
British Columbia Clamps Down on Service Dog Fraud
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 9:26 am
"There is a variety of working ... all legitimate human-service dog pairings with provincial identity cards. Dogs trained by schools accredited under the leading global regulatory bodies?the Intern...
Missing Iditarod sled dog found after 1-month, 100-mile journey
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 4:26 am
It was an amazing reunion between an Alaska woman and her beloved husky sled dog that went missing for a whole month after taking part in the grueling Iditarod race. The dog went on a journey of mo...
Soldier adopts superhero dog who was shot four times and lost her leg saving his life in Afghanistan
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 3:43 am
A heroic army dog who lost her entire front leg while clearing a Taliban compound on patrol in Afghanistan has a new home with one of the men she saved. This week, US Army Staf Sgt Julian McDonald,...
Dog, military spouse ?team volunteer? to make others smile
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 11:02 pm
Yvonne Johnson and her black Lab mix, Sadie, are two volunteers who spend their time working to brighten others? days at Fort Belvoir. The two currently have worked with Team River Runner for about...
Students see military dog at work
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 6:00 pm
4/21/2015 - Tech. Sgt. Zerrick Shanks, 90th Security Forces Squadron military working dog trainer, addresses students at Freedom Elementary School, Cheyenne, Wyo., April 21, 2015. Ninetieth SFS's K...
'Superhero' Dog Saves Army Partner's Life in Afghanistan -- and He Stands by Her
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 3:20 pm
For U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Julian McDonald, Layka, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois with a missing paw, isn?t just a canine companion. She?s a hero. McDonald, 29, said Layka saved his life on an overs...
Woods welcomes new K-9 officer
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 11:02 am
Xander and Officer Dan Schewe stand next to the fully equipped K-9 police car on Xander?s first day on the job in the city. (Photo by April Lehmbeck) GROSSE POINTE WOODS ? The newest member of the ...
Georgia Police Shoot Pit Bull Puppy That Bit Officer
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 6:59 am
Police said the dog, a pit bull named Scrappy, charged officers when they inadvertently let it out of a garage while responding to a call for suspicious activity. One officer fired two shots at the...
Fit to fight: Military working dogs
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 6:31 am
4/22/2015 - Just like their Airman counterparts, military working dogs have to stay in shape. But unlike their handlers, they need more than cardio and strength training - daily obedience training ...
Guide Dog and Service Dog Act strengthens tenancy rights
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 3:19 am
Condo bylaws prohibiting pets don?t apply to working dogs. Provincial legislation introduced last month makes this clear as part of measures boosting the rights of people who rely on trained canine...
Orthotic tech helps military working dog walk again
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 2:49 am
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- "He's done so much for us and for his country, it's the least we can do," said the veterinarian treating the four-legged canine whose military tenure has b...
Runaway sled dog found in Alaska after month-long journey
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 11:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (ABC) ? An Iditarod sled dog has been found safe after a more than 50-mile journey in Alaska. Sarabi, an Alaskan husky, escaped from is handlers in Alaska on March 21 after being ...
Alumna Cindy Abbott first woman to summit Mount Everest and complete the Iditarod
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 12:45 pm
Number of dollars Abbott estimates it cost for her to compete in the Iditarod each year Out in the Alaskan wilderness, Cal State Fullerton alumna Cindy Abbott had only her sled-racing team of 16 do...
New protocol to support guide dogs
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 9:04 am
CUMBRIA Police have agreed a new protocol with the Guide Dogs charity which deals with how attacks on guide dogs and their owners are investigated. Senior officers have signed a new service level a...
Missing Iditarod dog captured safely
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 3:22 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Bowls of kibble, a pot of chicken stock and meat brought a runaway Iditarod sled dog to heel after she eluded her owner for about a month. KTUU reports ( P...
Runaway Iditarod Dog Found a Month After She Went Missing
Dateline: Apr 20 2015 at 6:53 pm
A runaway Iditarod sled dog was found safe after a more than 50-mile journey in Alaska. Sarabi, an Alaskan husky, escaped from handlers in Anchorage on March 21 after being dropped from the Iditaro...
Police officers given taste of life with visual impairment
Dateline: Apr 19 2015 at 9:08 pm
OFFICERS and staff from North Wales Police have been given a taste of life without sight thanks to working in partnership with the charity Guide Dogs Cymru ... which meant that dog owners who allow...
Service dog trainers, owners hope new legislation will put an end to fraud
Dateline: Apr 19 2015 at 2:54 am
Laura Watamanuk, Executive Director of the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society, says public perceptions of service animals are often ... by many of the country's more traditional working dog teams. Ala...
The Iditarod lives on in South Colton
Dateline: Apr 18 2015 at 12:13 pm
Spring has finally arrived in New York's North Country, which means Spencer Thew has wrapped up... Apr 17, 2015 ? Spring has finally arrived in New York's North Country, which means Spencer Thew ha...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 5:14 am
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...
The Psychology Behind Owning a German Shepherd Dog
Dateline: Apr 8 2013 at 3:10 am
We all love our German Shepherd Dogs, there is no doubt about that ... Granted, this study only studied Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Labs and Golden Retrievers. Why do psychologists think that we...

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