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Prosecutors appeal dropped charges against ex-school police officer
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 11:51 am
Dan Peabody. RELATED: Ex-school police officer charged with 2 K-9 deaths in court Peabody was indicted last September on two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals and making a false statement. Pr...
Eveleth Elks hosting fundraiser for city?s K-9 unit
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 11:39 am
EVELETH ? Eveleth Elks will hold a meal to support the Eveleth Police Department?s K-9 unit. From 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, the Past Exalted Rulers of the Eveleth Elks Lodge No. 1161 will be offering ...
Carrollton Police Save Overdosed Dog After Eating Heroin Stash, Arrest Owners
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 11:35 am
At first, the officers didn't know what was wrong with the tiny tan and black puppy, but upon closer examination of the vehicle, they were nearly certain it was a drug overdose. Now an honorary K-9...
Foundation, credit union team up for new police dog
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 11:11 am
The newly minted Abilene Police Foundation wants to help APD officers, families and civil service personnel in times of need. It also wants to step in and help fill the gap when a need or unexpecte...
Mamma Mia! Pregnant Amanda Seyfried looks radiant as she showcases her burgeoning baby bump whilst walking her dog Finn
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 10:38 am
Her adorable 7-year-old dog was right by her side for the outing ... #firstreformed' In the drama, due out next year, she co-stars with Ethan Hawke who plays an ex-military chaplain wracked by grie...
?Honorary K-9? puppy rescued after heroin overdose that landed owners in jail, Carrollton police say
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 10:07 am
Carrollton police dubbed one little pup an "honorary K-9" after surviving an opiate overdose that landed the owners in jail. The suspects, 38-year-old Nina Crawford and 46-year-old Thomas Romero, l...
Abilene police receive $10,000 donation for new K-9
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 9:46 am
ABILENE, Texas - The Abilene Police Department will soon be welcoming the newest addition to its K-9 unit. The unit recently lost two dogs earlier this month due to health conditions. H-E-B donated...
Multiple charges dropped against former school officer whose K-9 died in hot car
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 9:34 am
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -- A former Cherokee County school police officer jailed after leaving his K-9 partner in the back of a hot vehicle has had some of those charges dropped, according to court do...
K-9 Ava saved toddler in blackberry bushes
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 8:20 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) ? Ava the search dog had a steak dinner Sunday night one day after very likely saving the life of a 2-year-old boy found facedown in brush behind a Northeast Portland market. ...
Lawton dog park working to prevent parvo
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 7:52 am
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A popular dog park has been shut down Tuesday to help combat a potentially deadly disease for dogs. City officials are looking to prevent an outbreak of the parvovirus. The Vito...
Philly Police K-9 dogs will rest easy in new donated beds
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 7:25 am
The bravest dogs in Philadelphia will be getting a more restful and supportive night's sleep after one very appreciative local company donated new orthopedic beds to the police department's K-9 uni...
Cops Search For Missing 14-Yr-Old With Autism. After Hours of Looking, They Send K-9 Into Woods
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 6:17 am
Calm, focused, and confident, Freya, a specially trained K-9 dog locked the teenage boy?s scent into her mind. The wooded area was dense and daylight growing scarce, yet the Bavarian mountain hound...
Police Log | Dogs found tied to trash bin
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 5:16 am
? 2:08 a.m., a caller reported a fight at the Rollersville Tavern. A man told police he was punched in the face. The case remains under investigation, 110 County Road 26, Madison Township. ? 3:47 a...
Clare Woods Academy Teacher Visits Alaska for Unique Teaching Opportunities
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 4:07 am
Julie Lewis, a high school teacher at Clare Woods Academy spent ten days in Alaska to learn about the Iditarod, attend conferences, and meet some of the mushers and dogs. This was called the 2016 I...
Rucker The Police Dog To Sniff Out Explosives In Baltimore County
Dateline: Feb 21 2017 at 3:42 am
BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD ? Usually applicants must be 18 years of age but the Baltimore County Police Department's newest recruit is just 18 months. Rucker the yellow Labrador is joining the ranks to b...
Best Working Dog Breeds
Dateline: Feb 20 2017 at 11:40 pm
1 Siberian Husky The Siberian Husky is a medium size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia. 4 Bernese Mountain Dog The Bernese Mountain Dog, called in German the Be...
School Committee to vote on K-9 searches
Dateline: Feb 20 2017 at 9:55 pm
FITCHBURG -- After a year of deliberation, the Fitchburg School Committee is scheduled to vote Feb. 27 on policy that, if approved, would allow unannounced police K-9 unit drug searches in the dist...
Ready To Ride The Iditarod
Dateline: Feb 20 2017 at 8:37 pm
Two years ago, we introduced you to a Sioux Falls cyclist who embarked on the race of a lifetime; 350 miles in the open wilderness along the Iditarod trail in Alaska. Now he's going back, only this...
Heartbreak for retiring cop after 35,000 signature petition to let his police dog partner retire with him is REJECTED
Dateline: Feb 20 2017 at 7:34 pm
POLICE have rejected a retiring cop?s request to have his police dog finish up her service alongside him. Sgt David Evans? request to keep four-year-old Ivy on his retirement was over-ruled by the ...
Brent Sass withdraws mushing team from Iditarod
Dateline: Feb 20 2017 at 9:08 am
Brent Sass, placed second in the Kuskokwim 300, has withdrawn his team from the 2017 Idiatrod. (Photo: Katie Basile / KYUK) Just days after a surprising scratch on the Yukon Quest trail, Eureka mus...
Soldiering On Awards 2017: Veterans with Dogs soothing 'invisible injuries' of soldiers
Dateline: Feb 19 2017 at 8:01 am
Detection dogs and guard animals are essential cogs in the military machine, but man?s best friend also helps those who have served their country with pride and paid a heavy price. Veterans with Do...
Mushing with a message: Iditarod competitor Monica Zappa won't be cowed from being loud
Dateline: Feb 19 2017 at 4:52 am
KASILOF ? Monica Zappa is hard to miss. At this year's ceremonial start to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, she'll be the one in the bright yellow, pink and geometric-patterned parka, bibs and sle...
Military veteran reunites with missing dog after 7 years
Dateline: Feb 18 2017 at 4:01 am
It was an emotional reunion after years of concern and uncertainty. Emotions bubbled over as a California woman reunited with her missing dog Saturday morning in Gastonia. Tears streamed down Kelly...
Dog finds home with search and rescue team
Dateline: Feb 17 2017 at 12:08 pm
Bongo just needed to find a place for all that energy to go. "So I started thinking maybe he would be a good candidate for search and rescue programs or a working dog program," said Dilley. She was...
What is a Farm Dog? The Best Choices for Working Partners on the Farm or Ranch
Dateline: Feb 17 2017 at 4:19 am
Popular herding breeds include the Border Collie, Australian Shepherd, Pembroke corgi, Rough collie, the Old English sheepdog, and German Shepherd ... The Bernese Mountain Dog, Rottweiler, Leonberg...
Train Your Mind Dogs
Dateline: Feb 16 2017 at 7:29 pm
If you imagine a big black German Shepherd or Rottweiler attacking you, it is a situation you would feel like you have no control over, you can?t stop the attack nor can you change the dog?s behavi...
Dog from Clay Center placed at college as service dog
Dateline: Feb 16 2017 at 4:04 am
He was tested as a FEMA search dog and it wasn?t the right fit for him. So through the Rescues to the Rescue network, he was off to try Working Dogs for Conservation as a conservation detection dog...
REVEALED: The pedigree dogs MOST likely to be DUMPED in tragic numbers
Dateline: Feb 14 2017 at 11:11 pm
German shepherd, Bordie collie, husky and Rottweiler also made on to the list, along with the Labrador, a breed about to lose its place as the country?s most popular pedigree. The Kennel Club this ...
Staff Sgt. Harrigan, Military Working Dog Nathan are reunited
Dateline: Feb 14 2017 at 1:28 pm
It was a private reunion held late at night in the cargo terminal of Newark Liberty International Airport the day after Christmas. There was no flag-waving by gathered family and friends -- just a ...
Film inspires Bloomfield Hills girl to compete in Iditarod
Dateline: Feb 14 2017 at 1:00 pm
Hannah Mahoney with Trooper at Wade Marr?s Stump Jumpin Kennel in Willow, Alaska in August 2016. Hannah is leasing her team from, and training with Wade. (Photo: Suzanne Mahoney) Hannah Mahoney was...
These Animal-Loving Entrepreneurs Train Rescue Dogs to Sniff Out Crime
Dateline: Feb 13 2017 at 10:47 pm
?I watched in horror, but also in awe, not just on that terrifying day, but also as the police ... my dog brought me was nothing short of a miracle,? she says. Related: THE STORY BEHIND THE NATION?...
What can you feed your Rottweiler/German shepherd mix?
Dateline: Feb 13 2017 at 6:47 am
The German shepherd Dog Club of America says German shepherds should be fed protein-based diets consisting of named meats such as beef and chicken. North East Rottweiler Rescue says that Rottweiler...
Britain?s most popular dogs? I have a bone to pick with the top 10
Dateline: Feb 13 2017 at 3:15 am
Photograph: GlobalP/Getty Images/iStockphoto The German shepherd, at number seven ... maligned but are in fact better than all the other dogs ? we can also file the rottweiler, all variants of mast...
America's Top Military Heroes Honored
Dateline: Feb 13 2017 at 12:30 am
PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of America's bravest military heroes, who just happen to be dogs, were honored Thursday night for their outstanding achievements and ...
?Puppy Bowl? helps paralyzed dog find new home
Dateline: Feb 12 2017 at 6:12 pm
Kathy and Jason DiPrinzio of Norristown, Pa., were watching the Animal Planet special on Feb. 5 when they instantly fell in love with Francis, a 1-year-old German shepherd-Rottweiler-chow chow mix ...
Cavalier King Charles Health and Care
Dateline: Feb 10 2017 at 6:38 am
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...
What is a German shepherd or a rottweiler more dangerous?
Dateline: Feb 2 2017 at 5:28 am
Making the world better, one answer at a time. rottweiler is more dangerous and stronger but dont forgett german shepherd is right under rottweiler's wing rottweiler is more dangerous and stronger ...
Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England
Dateline: Jan 27 2017 at 2:20 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...
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
Animals enrich our lives in many unique and special ways, but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, no...

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