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Dog Abuse At Veterans Affairs, Experiments Include Inducing Heart Attacks
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 7:51 am
Only three dogs have died from what veterans deal with every day ... Meanwhile, veterans are still fighting for benefits after being experimented on years ago while in the military. Out of the mili...
Katy Police report: Katy Police K-9 aids in controlled substance arrest
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 7:50 am
(Editor?s note: The following reports are from the week of March 20-26 in which Katy Police responded to incidents. All suspects arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law...
Crime fighting dogs: K-9 officers train for important missions
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 7:38 am
At home, he?s part of the family. But he knows when he?s working, and Hero is not a dog you?d want to mess with. Albert, who works for Beaver Township?s police department, said the idea of the poli...
Malnourished dogs rescued from Palm Bay home, police say
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 7:28 am
PALM BAY, Fla. - A woman was arrested Monday after authorities found her two dogs neglected without food or water at her Brevard County home, the Palm Bay Police Department said. One dog, Camie, wa...
Meadow fifth graders mushing their way through an Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 7:21 am
The happy fifth-grade sled dogs at Meadow Elementary School are on their way to running an Iditarod right at their own school. Of course there is no snow on the Meadow School campus, at least not t...
K-9 sniffing out drugs
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 6:29 am
When Roxie the drug dog sits down on the job, one may think they?ve gotten away with hiding their drugs?they would be wrong. When Roxie sits, that is her way to alert that drugs are present. Last F...
Project Paws? Advanced Vitamin & Mineral Supplement for Dogs (365 ct.)
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 6:20 am
Project Paws ? Multi-Vitamin Tabs are recommended for the health of active, older and working dogs as a daily supplement. Provides a dietary source of vitamins and minerals for better health and mo...
15 Best Dog Breeds for Police Work
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 4:58 am
Dogs have been doing police work and working as K-9 officers for many years. Some breeds have been revered for their hard work protecting their handlers and civilians. There are quite a few dog bre...
Boulder sheriff's K-9 Fergie retires after more than 500 deployments
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 3:41 am
Boulder County sheriff's K-9 Fergie retired Monday after eight years and more than 500 deployments with the department. Fergie, an 11-year-old Dutch shepherd, started with the Boulder County Sherif...
This Year?s AKC Top Breed: Labrador Retriever
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 2:37 am
In 2016, Rottweiler was the 8 th most loved breed in the U.S.A ... In this year?s #2 spot once again is the German Shepherd. German Shepherds are renowned for their intelligence, obedience, and K-9...
Springfield K-9 officer and 4-legged partner track down Derby Dingle break-in suspect
Dateline: Mar 28 2017 at 12:56 am
SPRINGFIELD - A fast-acting K-9 officer and his four-legged partner tracked down a man suspected breaking into a Derby Dingle home early Tuesday. Police officers Richard McNabb and Shavonne Lewis w...
K-9 waits for paperwork to join Lee County
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 11:03 pm
MONTROSE ? The newest ?deputy? will be joining the Lee County Sheriff Department soon. A K-9 Unit has been in the works for months with the plan to have the dog and the maintenance to be paid for b...
When dogs fight, canines and owners lose: Ask Dog Lady
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 11:00 pm
I currently own a large, 86-pound Rottweiler mix who we may have over-socialized ... But some dogs do not get along with her, and Coco can't read their signs. There is a female German shepherd that...
Mad Dog, Meet Eris, Queen of Strife
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 7:02 pm
The second approach involves military invasion and occupation ... The again, what would one expect when the man leading the charge is known as ?Mad Dog?? There are no new ideas coming from those po...
Working dog training day
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 4:11 pm
The Victorian Yard Utility Farm Dog Association will hold a working dog training day this weekend. The training day, on Saturday, April 1, will see four rings of action, all manned by experienced o...
Detroit police refute allegations that officers shoot dogs at alarming rate
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 1:56 pm
DETROIT - Detroit police are refuting allegations that their officers are shooting dogs at an alarming rate during police runs. Local lawsuits allege Detroit police officers have unnecessarily kill...
Police find $1M heroin stash hidden inside dog's crate at Kennedy Airport
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 11:42 am
The drug mule was a dog. Two men were busted after cops found 10 kilos of heroin with an estimated street value of $1 million hidden in the bottom of a dog crate on March 15, officials said Monday....
The Most Popular Dog Breeds Hold Steady, Except for One That?s Shaking Things Up
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 2:47 am
Meanwhile, the German shepherd held steady at number two, with the golden retriever at number three. In fact, the top 10 remained pretty consistent, with certain breeds shifting up or down a notch....
Kennel Sends Supplies, Toys to Military Dogs Overseas
Dateline: Mar 27 2017 at 1:50 am
TRAVERSE CITY -- Allison Merrill can't help but tear up talking about Tank, her trusty German shepherd sidekick for the better part of the last 2 years. The two have been nearly inseparable since s...
Mitch Seavey wins Iditarod in record time
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 6:01 pm
He's also the fastest person to every cross almost 1,000 miles of untamed Alaska wilderness in the race. Seavey slashed seven hours off the record set past year by his son, Dallas Seavey, with his ...
Alaska Police K-9 Killed; Suspect Fatally Shot
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 6:00 pm
WASILLA, Alaska -- A Wasilla man was shot and killed by troopers early Sunday after he led police on a high-speed chase and opened fire on a police dog, killing the animal, Alaska State Troopers sa...
One-Two Iditarod Finish for Seward Locals Mitch and Dallas Seavey
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 5:58 pm
On Tuesday, veteran Alaskan Mitch Seavey set two records in the 45th Iditarod when he became this year's first racer to reach Nome. He reached his last checkpoint at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday in the villag...
Area kennel sends supplies, toys to military dogs overseas
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 12:05 am
The two have been nearly inseparable since she took in the military working dog while owner Sgt. Alex Baron served overseas in the U.S. Air Force. But Merrill must say her goodbyes come May when Ba...
A richer Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 6:00 pm
The rumored $1 million dollar Iditarod reached Nome earlier this month. No, it wasn?t the dog sled race. It was a Chinese tour, which some along the Iditarod Trail nicknamed the ?Million Dollar Chi...
Iditarod fans must carry the torch to improve the race
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 4:28 am
The 2017 Iditarod is now behind us. The marathon plays a large part of Alaska's wintertime persona, so it behooves us to take a close look at how the race is run. All sporting events evolve as they...
The Iditarod and Alaska
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 3:26 pm
I recently read an article about the Iditarod sled dog race. That got me thinking about my visit to Alaska where I visited the home of Jeff King, the winner of the Iditarod. I visited there about e...
San Diego veteran sues to keep support dog with him at recovery center
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 10:36 am
A Marine Corps veteran has sued Veterans Village of San Diego over a dispute about keeping his support dog, a Great Dane named Arthur, at the recovery center. The federal lawsuit comes as more vete...
Military Working Dog Display
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 9:19 pm
Join us to celebrate 50 years of the RNZAF's Military Working Dog (MWD) unit. You'll be able to see these dogs in action demonstrating obedience, agility, muzzle attacks, and biting work, as well a...
See how Iditarod XLV prize money was distributed
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 8:44 am
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - For winning Iditarod XLV, champion Mitch Seavey was awarded $71,250 in prize money. His earnings makes up exactly 10 percent of the $712,500 total prize money. In second place, D...
The nose goes: Military working dogs and their handlers train to detect drugs and explosives
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 7:03 am
She took off down the wall, frantically searching high and low behind every vent and in every crevice ? even the billiard-ball dispensers weren?t spared. Her handler, Pfc. Brad Bourne, a K-9 milita...
Meet the fearless dogs solving NYC's rat problem
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 2:55 am
?We try to avoid rules, regulations, money conflict, all of those things,? Reynolds said. ?It?s all about keeping happy, healthy working dogs, and as long as we do that, everything is fine.?
Working Like a Dog
Dateline: Mar 22 2017 at 9:47 am
There?s a reason for the phrase ?working like a dog.? There?s a type of dog that goes beyond the best friends, constant companions, and family members of house pets?they?re working dogs, entirely f...
Dogs on Deployment: Helping Military Members Keep Their Pets
Dateline: Mar 22 2017 at 7:05 am
When Alisa and Shawn Johnson received simultaneous military orders in 2011, the San Diego-based couple realized they would need to make special arrangements for their beloved Australian shepherd, J...
Labrador Retriever still America's favorite dog breed, American Kennel Club says
Dateline: Mar 21 2017 at 11:30 pm
They don?t include mixed-breed dogs or hybrids like Labradoodles and Maltipoos. See the full list here The Lab may be a cutie, but AKC says the Rottweiler, rising through the ranks over the past te...
What?s a service animal? Nobody knows
Dateline: Mar 16 2017 at 9:18 am
One being ?Is this a service dog?? and the other ?What tasks does this service animal perform for you?? Jillian Ashton, executive director of Indiana Canine Assistance Network ... bit my service do...
The Roots Of The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Dateline: Mar 16 2017 at 6:12 am
Long before there was a race, there was the Iditarod Trail. For years this trail was used to get supplies to gold miners and homesteaders during the long winter months. Only sturdy sleds with teams...
Ballymoney U3A: Guide Dogs for the Blind talk
Dateline: Mar 15 2017 at 7:28 pm
There are opportunities for volunteering, working with the dogs ... It costs over 5,000 to breed and puppy walk each guide dog, and the lifetime cost is nearly 50,000. The Guide Dog Service trans...
Diabetic Alert Service Dog Patch Oval Working Dog Vest Crest Black White Red For Sale - New and Used
Dateline: Mar 15 2017 at 4:28 pm
Service dog patches are attached to your service dog vest to identify your dog as a service dog,therapy dog, working dog, police dog, search and rescue dog etc. These patches are the right choice t...
Susan Meaney DVM
Dateline: Mar 14 2017 at 4:36 am
Parvovirus Infection TreatmentCanine parvovirus is a deadly disease that is caused by the canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV-2) virus. The virus attacks the gastrointestinal tract and immune system of p...
An update on the genetic status of the Doberman Pinscher
Dateline: Mar 11 2017 at 8:00 am
Scientists were able to observe the effects of the introduction of canine parvovirus, which nearly wiped out the ... Static and dynamic ultrasonography for the early diagnosis of canine hip dysplas...
Would a German Shepherd or a German Rottweiler be a better choice for a first time dog owner?
Dateline: Jun 28 2016 at 10:00 am
I'd say both make brilliant pets, but not necessarily for first time owners. You must be experienced when socializing them - especially Rottweilers as they were bred for aggression. They can both b...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 4:06 am
September is National Service Dog Month ... but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, not every assist...

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