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Australian National Maritime Museum recruits seagull security dog Bailey
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:57 pm
He has the eye of a sailor, flies with the wind and lives 24 hours on the job. Meet Bailey, a rescue working dog and the Australian National Maritime Museum's newest recruit. The border collie was ...
K-9 Jethro's killer gets 45 years in prison
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:52 pm
CANTON, OHIO - The man who fatally shot K-9 Jethro will spend 45 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday, according to the Canton Repository. Kelontre D. Barefield, 23, agreed to the senten...
Man dies after being shot in head, K-9 unit on scene in Richmond
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:42 pm
Police have confirmed that a man has died after a shooting in South Richmond on Tuesday. It happened in the 5000 block of Snead Road, just off of Broad Rock Boulevard. Officers and K-9 units respon...
Kelontre Barefield gets 34 years for shooting death of K-9 Jethro
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:37 pm
CANTON, Ohio - Kelontre Barefield has been sentenced to 45 years in prison, 34 for the death of Canton K-9 Officer Jethro and 11 for burglary charges. Both terms will be served consecutively. In Ja...
Running with Sled Dogs
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:32 pm
Those kinds of personal touches have won over Janssen, a funeral director by day who began working with the Beringtons in 2011, when he made his Iditarod debut. ?Even though I am quite confident in...
Therapy Dog Joins Boynton Beach Police Force
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 11:11 am
Boynton Beach Police say they're the first municipal police department in Florida to employ a therapy dog. The department announced Wednesday that Harley, a 3-year-old Beagle mix, has officially jo...
Barry Zevan: My Life Among the Giants
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 10:51 am
He spent time in Alaska serving in the Air Force at Elmendorf in 1955 and covered the Iditarod for ESPN in the 80s. He?s written a book and his Alaska adventures are part of the mix of an incredibl...
Still waiting: Dog that escaped Bluecut Fire flames remains at Apple Valley shelter
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 9:33 am
Town spokeswoman Kathie Martin confirmed Wednesday that the German Shepherd-Rottweiler mix ? nicknamed Blue ? has yet to be claimed by her owner, one week after leaping into the arms of Cal Fire Ba...
Man who shot police dog Jethro gets 45 years in prison
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 9:28 am
CANTON The man who fatally shot Canton police dog Jethro has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. Kelontre D. Barefield, 23, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges related to Jethro's death and se...
State police: ?Emaciated? dogs found at Chester home, pair charged
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 8:45 am
CHESTER >> A husband and wife are facing charges after state police say two emaciated, flea-infested dogs were found in their home earlier this year. Edward Szachewicz, 54, and Sharon Szachewicz, 4...
Drug dog sniffs Twinkies, leads police to meth
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 8:40 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police nabbed two alleged drug dealers on the highway with the help of a drug dog and a box of Twinkies. Sunday night, an officer noticed an out-of-state driver weavin...
Man who shot, killed Canton K-9 sentenced to 34 years
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 8:24 am
CANTON ? The man who shot and killed Canton police K-9 Jethro after robbing a grocery store has been sentenced. Kelontre Barefield, 22, was facing more than 50 years in prison if convicted. Barefie...
Information On Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:23 am
Primarily tasked with the responsibility of fishing out hidden bombs, fire arms and drugs, these are well trained dogs that also ensure that their human counterparts safely get out of dangerous war...
K-9 among officers, civilians honored by HPD during ceremony
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:12 am
More than 100 officers and civilians were honored by the Houston Police Department Tuesday for going above and beyond the call of duty. ?They showed bravery, they showed compassion, and they showed...
Update: Nanticoke police say department?s K-9 died unexpectedly
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:09 am
The department was already mourning the death of Police Chief William Shultz, who passed away last week at the age of 61. Shultz was hired by Nanticoke in 1990 and was appointed chief in August of ...
Police: Man orders dog to attack party guest during argument
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 2:54 am
BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) ? A Long Island man is accused of ordering his dog to attack a party guest during an argument. Nassau police say George Jordan-Gonzalez punched the victim twice in the face afte...
Lawrenceville pet store owner to help Louisiana flood pet victims
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 2:23 am
Tom Wargo, owner of Daffy?s Pet Soup Kitchen and Pet Assistance Service Team, is working with the Louisiana ... He said when they approach some dogs, the animals may be afraid or suddenly panic and...
Police killed the black ?Miami zombie.? So why did a terrifying, face-eating white teen live?
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 11:14 pm
He would have overpowered her in a second; he was that out of control.? A deputy was finally able to subdue Harrouff after the teen was bitten by a police dog, which allowed an officer to place han...
Virginia K-9 officer named after CNN?s Anderson Cooper
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 11:02 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) ? A K-9 officer with the Norfolk Police Department has been named for CNN?s Anderson Cooper. Credit: WAVY/Laura Caso Norfolk police officer Ryan McNiff told 10 On Your Side?s La...
Indiana Police Officer Saves Dog from Burning Car
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 3:39 am
Sheriff deputy chief Dan Murchek says he was in the right place at the right time. And Bella, the pooch he rescued from a burning car, would likely agree with that. The pup was trapped in a car bur...
Monument would honor all military dogs, handlers
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 11:34 pm
If the nonprofit Guardians of Freedom Memorial has its way, there will be a monument built in Herkimer County to honor military working dogs and their handlers. The memorial would feature a bronze ...
Retired Navy SEAL on mission to save working K9s from harm
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 6:00 pm
?My first work dog was named Spike and he was killed in 2006 in Iraq,? he said. Now, he?s thanking the many K9s who made the ultimate sacrifice through SpikesK9fund, a non-profit that raises money ...
Orleans County K-9 passes away
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 12:30 pm
ALBION ? In June, Cim, a retired K-9 officer for the Orleans County Sheriff?s Office, passed away. K-9 Cim was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 according to Undersheriff Christopher M. Bourke. Surgery...
Assistance Dogs Northwest helps out, one canine at a time
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 3:09 am
Jenna Clark, a quadriplegic islander who had been eagerly waiting for her service dog ... Assistance Dogs Northwest was born. ?This is something I?ve wanted to do since I was little,? Maurer said a...
8 Things That Can Push Your Insurance Rates Through the Roof
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 1:50 am
Common no-no pets are Akitas, pit bulls, Rottweilers, and German shepherds, although you should check with your insurance company before heading to the breeder or shelter. While this restriction mi...
Meet veteran Joe Worley, whose life changed when he met this dog
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 10:26 pm
When military veteran Joe Worley needed help as he learned to walk again after being injured in Iraq, he knew he could always lean on his service dog Benjamin - literally. "The physical things that...
Labor Pains: Petplan Finds Working Dog Breeds Are More Prone to Injury, Cancer
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 7:33 pm
As America recognizes the contributions of its workers on September 5, Petplan pet insurance is marking Labor Day with a celebration of the working dog. From Boxers to St. Bernards, Portuguese Wate...
Police dog that searched for mountain hikers dies in hospital
Dateline: Aug 21 2016 at 6:00 pm
KINGMAN, Ariz. ? A Kingman police dog that became overwhelmed by the heat while searching for lost hikers has died. Kingman police say Amigo died Saturday morning at a veterinary critical care faci...
Iditarod winner King changes mind on Murkowski. One reason? Donald Trump
Dateline: Aug 19 2016 at 7:29 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The Latest on the Alaska U.S. Senate race (all times local): Jeff King, a four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, is changing political teams when it comes to A...
VITAMIN C FOR VETS
Dateline: Aug 18 2016 at 8:48 pm
Hip dysplasia (CHD) Like most large, heavy breeds, the Labrador has a problem with Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD ... of dogs die within a month or weeks of the symptoms of Distemper/parvo Virus. ?www.s...
Does your dog love you more than her dinner bowl?
Dateline: Aug 17 2016 at 6:00 pm
So what does this study mean for you and your dog? Fido probably likes you just as much, if not more, than he likes food. But the findings may come in useful for hard-working dogs, as well. "A dog ...
Military dog that went missing found, OK
Dateline: Aug 15 2016 at 7:19 am
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Left: Pongo...
Missing Michigan military dog found
Dateline: Aug 13 2016 at 3:00 pm
UPDATE: The dog has been found, according to the organization. MATTAWAN, Mich. -- A dog that went through Army explosives training -- truly man's best friend -- has gone missing, and a search is un...
Rescue Workers Fly 92 Military Dogs Home After Serving Their Country Overseas
Dateline: Aug 13 2016 at 12:09 am
Dog rescues are always heartwarming, but seeing 92 dogs come home all at once is especially touching. The company AMK9 helps military dogs return to the United States and settle into new lives. AMK...
Kiana?s Iditarod by Shelley Gill & illustrated by Shannon Cartwrigh
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 4:56 am
I received a sample for this review/feature. Opinions expressed are my own. Kiana?s Iditarod written by Shelley Gill and illustrated by Shannon Cartwrigh is a beautiful children?s book that tells t...
This Sweet Military Dog Refused to Leave His Injured Companion?s Side During His Time of Need
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 4:42 am
You?d be hard pressed to find an animal as loyal as a dog. These sweet creatures have proven time and time again that they are not only affectionate, but they are there when we need them most. We?v...
Oakville author?s debut book on pet adoption to benefit OMHS
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 1:16 am
Colin Chappell adopted Ray, a 75-pound German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix, in March 2013 ? it was his first dog and a decision he didn?t make lightly, considering his lack of experience with canines an...
What stronger German shepherd or a rottweiler?
Dateline: Aug 12 2016 at 12:25 am
Mostly depending on the dog but overall, the German Shepherd. They have been proven to have a stronger bite pressure and they are more athletic and strong than a rottweiler which is also very stron...
Cavalier King Charles Health and Care
Dateline: Aug 8 2016 at 2:11 pm
There are many dog maladies, like canine hip dysplasia, which are not universally treated in ... The usual vaccines contain immunizing doses of several different viruses such as distemper, parvovir...
Health Guarantee and Representation
Dateline: Aug 6 2016 at 4:53 pm
(I do not guarantee against communicable diseases such as parvovirus , distemper ... to prevent this puppy from acquiring hereditary defects. The development of canine hip dysplasia is not dependen...
Vom Patton K9 Services
Dateline: Aug 1 2016 at 12:58 pm
canine hip dysplasia - things to ponder ... Vaccines are linked to seizures. Distemper, parvovirus, rabies and, presumably, other vaccines have been linked with poly neuropathy, a nerve disease tha...
BORDER COLLIE BUYER'S GUIDE
Dateline: Jul 29 2016 at 9:26 pm
Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) and genetic eye diseases are more common ... Most veterinarians recommend that puppies be vaccinated to prevent distemper and parvo at least once. In some areas where the...
Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England
Dateline: Jul 9 2016 at 11:12 pm
[68] Brady S, Norris JM, Kelman M, Ward MP (2012) Canine parvovirus in Australia ... [107] Wood JLN (2002) Heritability and epidemiology of canine hip-dysplasia score and its components in Labrador...
Canine Hip Dysplasia: One Inheritance You DON?T Want
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 8:00 am
Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is the most commonly inherited orthopedic disease in dogs, affecting millions of dogs worldwide each year. CHD can affect any dog, regardless of breed, whether male or fe...
Bully Breeds vs. Insurance Companies
Dateline: Feb 2 2015 at 8:20 pm
Prejudice is alive and well in the insurance industry. Every day thousands of "bully breeds" (pit bulls, German shepherds, Rottweilers, Akitas, etc.) are euthanized because they cannot be adopted. ...





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