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Former Enfield K-9 Officer Appeals Town's Decision To Fire Him, Ninth Notice To Sue Filed
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 7:29 am
Former Enfield officer Matthew Worden, recently fired by department, appeals decision in wake of ninth notice ENFIELD ? Former K-9 officer Matthew Worden will appeal the town's decision to fire him...
Police accept report findings
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 7:22 am
Police accept today's Independent Police Conduct Authority report into a Police Dog handler's actions when arresting three men after a fleeing driver and stolen vehicle incident in West Auckland in...
Point PD receives donations for new K-9 unit
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 7:13 am
POINT PLEASANT ? The Point Pleasant Police Department is getting a little help from its brothers in blue when it comes to organizing a new K-9 unit. Earlier this year, Gandalf, the PPPD?s former K-...
K-9 helps capture escaped S.C. inmate in Cleveland Co.
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 7:08 am
According to the Shelby police, escaped South Carolina inmate Hoyle Mincey has been caught. Police said he was captured by Cleveland County authorities. He was found in the north end of the county ...
Dog Rescue: Lucy The Dog And Five Others Starved At Arkansas Shelter
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 6:51 am
The rescue group is a not for profit 501C3 organization that specializes in the rescue of giant breed working dogs. Although based in New England, the group does save a large number of dogs from th...
K-9 officer and dog place fourth in competition
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 6:15 am
A Terrebonne Parish sheriff's officer and his dog last week placed fourth overall in a competition with 80 other K-9 teams from the U.S., Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said. Sgt. Seth Boudreaux and his D...
Armed robbery suspect choked Fort Lauderdale police dog, say cops
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 5:53 am
Armed robbery suspect was released from prison in August, police said A man is nursing his wounds behind bars after tangling with a police dog following three armed robberies, Fort Lauderdale polic...
Police: Man claimed his dog was slowly dying, so he used knife and hammer in attempt to put dog down
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 5:37 am
Police: Man claimed his dog was slowly dying, so he used knife and hammer in attempt to put dog down By STEVE NASH steve.nash@brownwoodbulletin.com Brownwood Bulletin Brownwood police were dispatch...
What Happened To America's Dog?
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 5:28 am
The term ?Pit Bull? doesn?t describe a single breed of dog; it?s a generic term used to define multiple breeds of working dogs that were initially bred by crossing Bulldogs with Terriers. The core ...
Smyrna Police Department receives $29,000 grant to start K-9 Unit
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 5:13 am
The Smyrna Police Department is working on bringing a K-9 Unit to town thanks to a $29,000 grant from the Fund to Combat Violent Crimes. Smyrna Chief of Police Norman Wood announced the grant and n...
Police dog euthanized after biting officers
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 4:55 am
A Great Falls police dog has been euthanized after unprovoked attacks on three officers. Police Chief Dave Bowen says the K-9 Shep was removed from duty recently after biting his new handler. Shep ...
Owner of dog killed by Idaho police seeks $350,000
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 3:10 am
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) ? A $350,000 claim has been filed against the city of Coeur d'Alene by a man whose dog was shot and killed by one of the city's police officers. The claim filed Tuesday by...
Police K-9 apprehends burglary suspect in West Lampeter Township
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 2:47 am
Authorities believe Michael Dick, 28, of West Hempfield Township, is connected to those burglaries. He is currently behind bars on an unrelated charge. Police say he matches the description of a ma...
Stressed? This Dog May Help
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 2:04 am
The students, about 85 in all, smile at the short-haired dog but know not to pet or distract her while she is working. Cali is a cortisol detection dog, trained to detect the stress hormone our adr...
Dogs become therapists, from battlefields to college campuses
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 12:20 am
For decades, dogs have been known for their devotion to their humans. Now health experts are discovering that canines can become furry therapists, such as providing comfort to soldiers in battle. A...
Great Falls Police Loses K-9
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 11:39 pm
The Great Falls Police Department lost one of their 3 K-9's on Friday. 4-year old 'Shep' had to be euthanized after biting three different officers over the last few weeks. According to the GFPD th...
Better Off Red: 'War Dogs' Puts Marines On Mars
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 9:18 pm
and make all your characters sound like dated squares who haven't left the military base since MC Hammer was a thing? Tough choices, even for a Skyrine. But the best (and by far the largest) part o...
American Track Truck's Dominator Tracks Are Helping Volunteers and Mushers at This Year's Iditarod Training in Alaska
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 6:15 pm
As many drivers in frigid climates know, American Track Trucks DOMINATOR Tracks can turn almost any 4X4 passenger vehicle into a reliable and safe off-road winter vehicle. But this year American Tr...
Great Falls police dog euthanized
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 3:10 pm
A Great Falls police dog has been euthanized following repeated unprovoked attacks on its handlers, Police Chief Dave Bowen said Tuesday. The K-9, Shep, bit officers on three occasions, police say....
Police Officer Shoots Dog, Video Contradicts His Explanation
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 9:57 am
In Cleburne, Texas, a city near Dallas with a population of roughly 30,000, a police officer responded to a 911 call from motorists stuck in a car on a residential street. They reported three snarl...
'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 9:00 am
But Dostie and others who've seen Buster work say they have little doubt that the dog's nose is ... with the Maine Warden Service and her German shepherd, Alex, found the body of a Canadian woman n...
Alaska Railroad Announces New Midweek Winter Departures For 2015
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 7:10 am
Travelers heading south can pack their skis and spend a weekend at the renowned Alyeska Resort, or they can experience the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Winter Festival followed by the ceremonial start ...
American Track Truck?s Dominator Tracks Are Helping Volunteers and?
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 2:30 am
With more than 5 years of experience in helping drivers to navigate snow and ice, American Track Truck is now helping Iditarod participants to do the same as they prepare for the world-famous race....
K-9's miraculous recovery
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 2:22 am
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio ? Not long after a K-9 officer retired after seven years with the Bellaire Police Department, he became paralyzed and was rushed to a Columbus Veterinary Hospital. "I called hi...
?War Dogs,? by Rebecca Frankel
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 1:03 am
Alas, poor Clifford: He is a dachshund, and based on those numbers he?ll never qualify as an MWD, or military working dog. Truth to tell, this is for the best, as Clifford is far too goofy to be a ...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Oct 19 2014 at 6:55 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...
War Dogs: Canines of Many Talents
Dateline: Oct 19 2014 at 6:00 pm
The United States, historically, has been woefully behind in adopting dogs into its military ranks, not doing so officially until 1942 with the Army?s Dogs for Defense program. So crucial were thes...
Working Class Dogs
Dateline: Oct 18 2014 at 10:48 am
Employees made a donation to the Nebraska Humane Society and were able to wear jeans to the office. ?I think that being able to bring out man's best friend in does give a little lighter feel to the...
?Old Iditarod Gang? announces book, Kickstarter
Dateline: Oct 17 2014 at 6:02 pm
A group of pioneering dog mushers has produced a 400-page book titled ?Iditarod: The First Ten Years.? The book details the early history of the Iditarod 1,000-mile dogsled race. The book has been ...
'War Dogs' enthralls with tales of canine devotion and defense, from PTSD therapy to battle
Dateline: Oct 17 2014 at 3:59 am
Whether you love dogs, are interested in the use of canines for the military, or want to learn more about the psychology of soldiers in battle and at home, "War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, Histo...
Meet The Photographer Who Has Shot Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race For 34 Years Straight
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:45 am
Jeff SchultzThe Widows Lamp, lit until the last musher reaches Nome hangs from the burled finish line arch in as Paige Drobny runs down the finish line in 34th place, 2013. Photographer Jeff Schult...
Pillager family adopts retired military dog
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:41 am
Sgt. Kelsi Davis, a member of the Minnesota National Guard and working at Camp Ripley, wanted another dog. But she didn?t just want any old dog. She wanted one who was retired from service, a prior...
Working with dog in ?Naaigal?? has made me a better actor: Sibiraj
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 9:55 am
Actor Sibiraj, who shares screen space with Idoh, a Belgian Shepherd, in upcoming Tamil action-thriller ?Naaigal Jaakirathai?, says working alongside a dog has made him a better actor. He says the ...
Meet The Photographer Who's Shot Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race For 34 Years Straight
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 8:01 am
Photographer Jeff Schultz has always loved adventure. In 1978, he moved from California's Bay Area to Alaska with dreams of log cabins and self-sufficient living. Since then, he has traveled and ph...
U.S. military will need until December to complete Ebola treatment units in Liberia
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 5:15 am
Darryl Williams, commanding general of U.S. Army Africa, speaks to U.S. Navy Seabees at the construction site of a 25-bed U.S.-built hospital for Liberian health workers as part of Operation United...
Visiting Vet: What?s with the weird eyes?
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 6:00 pm
Breeds reportedly at risk for nearsightedness include German shepherds, rottweilers. miniature schnauzers, toy poodles, Labrador retrievers, English springer spaniels, and collies. Honestly, I don?...
Firm connects Queen Creek family in need of assistance from service dog
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 4:24 am
In addition to medical and seizure alerts, the dogs can be trained to be guide dogs, hearing dogs and service ... as Cole and the dog began working together. Trained to stick its nose in a box to m...
Military War Dogs
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 3:42 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...
War Dogs
Dateline: Oct 13 2014 at 4:03 am
War Dogs is much more than just another book on military dogs. Frankel?s compelling and skilled story-telling will captivate the reader from page one as you are drawn into the life of these dogs an...
Along the Lakefront
Dateline: Oct 12 2014 at 1:49 pm
I decided to look for some photos near the lake today. Berenice Cruz of Chicago and her part Rottweiler German Shepherd mix named Ace had an hour long walk Sunday afternoon along Simonds Drive and ...
Dog of the Week: Bruce
Dateline: Oct 10 2014 at 1:55 am
The Moberly Animal Shelter Dog of the Week is Bruce. What an amazingly happy-looking guy he is!! He is a German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix, not neutered. He is fully grown, 50-60 pounds, and is 2-3 ye...
Bought By Many Find the Favourite Puppy of UK Internet Users
Dateline: Oct 9 2014 at 3:46 am
German Shepherd puppies have seen a surge in popularity in 2014 ... Meanwhile, Chihuahua, Pug and Shih Tzu puppies have all seen a decrease in popularity. Surprisingly Rottweiler puppies are the on...
Two dogs shot near Walworth
Dateline: Oct 8 2014 at 11:17 pm
Sheriff's deputies said a bull mastiff was shot late Monday night, along with a rottweiler and German shepherd mix. One of the dogs died from the bullet wounds, which were said to have come from a ...
Walworth County Sheriff?s officials: Two dogs found shot, one dead near Wisconsin/Illinois state line
Dateline: Oct 8 2014 at 9:11 am
22 caliber weapon. The dogs involved are described as a Bull Mastiff and a German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix. Sheriff?s officials say one of the dogs died. Anyone with information is asked to contact ...
Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care?
Dateline: Oct 8 2014 at 4:11 am
Starting in 2015, the Affordable Care Act will require employers to offer health coverage to employees working at least 30 hours a week ... will offer part-timers significantly greater financial as...
Dogs can be pessimists, too
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 1:03 pm
Dogs ... dog that avoids risks would be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistanc...
Why Your Dog Is Pessimistic
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 2:08 am
Most dogs are ... be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistance Dogs Australia, a...
Starbucks Refused Service To Amy Kaplan Because She Has A Service Dog
Dateline: Sep 3 2014 at 5:03 am
Kaplan was working as an emergency responder when she was involved in a crash between and ambulance and a bus. Kaplan suffered a traumatic brain injury and now suffers from bipolar disorder. The se...
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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