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Man's own dog helps police arrest him on drug charges
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 3:42 am
An Alabama man is in custody on drug charges after his own dog helped authorities track him down. On Tuesday, the Prattville Drug Enforcement Unit was trying to execute a search warrant at the home...
Must-see: Adorable photo of Boston puppy in oversized K-9 vest goes viral
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 3:29 am
A photo of a German shepherd puppy in a K-9 vest has gone viral after a group that equips the dogs to work in law enforcement posted the image on Facebook, WFXT-TV in Boston reports. The puppy, nam...
Shelton Gets A New Police Dog
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 3:25 am
The Shelton Police Department has acquired a new police dog. Stryker is the newest addition to the department following the retirement of K9 Jager. Stryker and his handler, Officer Dan Loris, are s...
Canadian police dog to provide comfort for young sexual abuse victims while they testify
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 3:11 am
A four-year-old black lab who goes by the name of Hawk will stand alongside two young kids as they testify in an upcoming sexual assault case. Hawk joined the Canadian Calgary Police Service as a v...
Candlelight vigil held for Pontiac officer and K-9 partner
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 2:25 am
PONTIAC, Ill. -- A candlelight vigil Thursday night will mark the one-year anniversary of the death of a Pontiac police officer and his K-9 partner. The vigil in honor of Casey Kohlmeier and his do...
Man's Own Dog Helps Ala. Police Bust Him
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 2:16 am
Edward Melvin Henderson's dog, named Bo, followed his fleeing master, who was being pursued by officers, which ultimately lead to his arrest. Photo credit: Prattville Police Department This Wednesd...
PHOTO: Shelton Police Department gets a new K-9 dog
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 2:11 am
The Shelton Police Department has acquired a new police dog. Stryker is the newest addition to the department, following the retirement of K-9 Jager. Stryker and his handler, police officer Dan Lor...
K-9 Jedi settling in with his new family
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 1:29 am
As the new K-9 officer and police dog prepare to go to training in November in Georgia, the dog is settling in with his family in Heflin. The Heflin Police Department purchased Jedi, a police dog w...
Tulsa Police: Car Theft Suspect Hiding In Trash Can Bitten By K-9 Officer
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 12:35 am
Tulsa Police arrested a man for driving a stolen vehicle after finding him hiding in a trash container Wednesday night. The incident began when police were called to the 500 block of North Sheridan...
Lindenhurst, IL - Adopt Lincoln the Teddy Bear of a 133-pound German Shepherd-Mix
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 12:29 am
Lincoln is a handsome, sweet, loyal, trusting and snugly five-to-six-year-old, 133-pound, male German Shepherd/Rottweiler-mix looking for a loving home. Lincoln is like a giant teddy bear with ever...
I let an Air Force dog try to tear my arm off. It really hurt.
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 12:15 am
Even when that?s exactly what you?ve volunteered for. On a hot and wet Virginia day in August 2011, I accepted the invitation of Chris Jakubin, a former Air Force military working dog (MWD) handler...
Dog leads police to fleeing owner
Dateline: Oct 30 2014 at 12:10 am
PRATTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30 (UPI) --Police in Alabama said a suspect's dog turned out not to be his best friend when the canine led officers to his fleeing owner. Prattville police said a Drug Enforc...
Dog helps Alabama police arrest owner during chase
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 11:56 pm
PRATTVILLE, Ala ? Prattville police say a suspected meth manufacturer has been arrested with help from his pet dog. Department spokeswoman Paula Barlow says Edwin Henderson ran from police who were...
Lawsuit: Man attacked by KCSO K-9, shot with stun gun over summons
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 10:36 pm
William Charles Burgess Jr. was not on America?s Most Wanted list. He wasn?t even a criminal. Yet, Burgess, 52, wound up shocked by a stun gun three times and repeatedly bitten by a K-9 ? all for t...
Man's Own Dog Helps Police Bust Him on Drug Charge
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 4:48 pm
Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow says the pooch named Bo followed his fleeing master, who was bein...
Police agree to treat attacks on guide dogs more seriously
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 2:32 pm
NORTH Yorkshire Police ... provided by guide or other assistance dogs to individuals is an important part of their quality of life in the community. Therefore, every attack on a guide dog can have ...
Suspected meth dealer turned in by own dog while hiding behind Alabama home: police
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 1:49 pm
A suspected meth dealer was turned into police by his own dog Tuesday after the pooch eagerly led officers, tail wagging, to his hiding place. Edward Henderson ultimately ended up being betrayed by...
K-9 cop helps track down suspect in rape case
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 1:46 pm
A heroic K-9 cop tracked down an accused rapist on the run upstate, helping sheriff?s deputies make the collar. Nass, a lion-hearted pure-bred black lab, was dispatched Tuesday night after suspect ...
Those K-9 Comfort Dogs are the best there is
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 11:34 am
Besides the Comfort Dogs ministry, the Lutheran Church Charities has their Kare-9 Military Dogs which help solve the issues troubling military families. Human volunteers not only work with the vari...
Boston Police Department's K-9 Puppy Modeling Bulletproof Vest Becomes Internet Sensation
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 9:07 am
A German Shepherd puppy and Boston Police K-9 prospect became a huge hit on the Internet Monday as a picture circulated of the canine wearing an oversized bulletproof vest, reports CBS Boston. The ...
Military Working Dogs Inspect Fantasy Fest Floats
Dateline: Oct 29 2014 at 4:13 am
KEY WEST, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West's military working dog handlers assisted Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Key West Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fire...
NRL video game could help dog handlers train for detecting IEDs, illegal drugs
Dateline: Oct 28 2014 at 11:33 pm
A U.S. Marine patrols through Afghanistan. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has created a video game to help military dog handlers practice reading their dog's behavioral cues and giving co...
K-9 officer pleads not guilty to animal cruelty charges
Dateline: Oct 28 2014 at 11:10 pm
MEDINA ? An officer facing two counts of companion animal cruelty, after his K-9 partner died, entered not guilty pleas to the charges. Montville Sgt. Brett Harrison?s not guilty pleas were submitt...
4,000gns high for Skipton working dogs
Dateline: Oct 28 2014 at 10:05 pm
SHAUN Richards from Eldroth, led the trade at 4,050gns at Skipton?s sale of working dogs with Queen, a 16-month-old tri-coloured bitch which was bought out of the pup pen at a previous Skipton sale...
US military is training personnel with virtual sniffer dogs powered by Kinect
Dateline: Oct 28 2014 at 10:29 am
Despite attempts to build a virtual nose, nothing can yet match the power and practicality of man?s best friend. That?s why dogs are still used by military personnel to search the battlefield for i...
Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 10-28
Dateline: Oct 27 2014 at 6:00 pm
Rottweiler mix, black and tan male ... Miniature pinscher, black and orange male, surrendered by Kimberly Smith, Terrance Downs Street, Toledo. German shepherd mix, black male, Robinwood Avenue, To...
Black Labrador is known as Carlsbad courthouse dog
Dateline: Oct 27 2014 at 1:35 pm
"They go to schools and start working with kids ? two or three different kids during the day," she said. "The kids groom the dogs and learn to give commands." Labrador retrievers and golden retriev...
There is big money in breeding pedigree dogs
Dateline: Oct 27 2014 at 10:59 am
Owner of Westerwald, Selvamanickaraja Manohar who specialises in German Shepherds, recalls the time when he brought ... In terms of care, Selvamanickaraja has to wake by 6am to escort Coco, a Rottw...
Helping Paws: Shepherds, terriers, a mastiff and a setter
Dateline: Oct 26 2014 at 1:09 am
Dogs available this week include mixes of Chihuahua, German Shepherd, Irish Setter, Labrador Retriever, mastiff, pit bull terrier and Rottweiler. Dogs that are adopted from Lake County Animal Care ...
Adopted puppy gave us love
Dateline: Oct 25 2014 at 7:00 pm
In November 2001, we adopted an eight-month-old German Shepherd-rottweiler mix puppy from the Humane Society of Scott County. Afterward, I noticed an ad for the humane society in the Quad-City Time...
UTA grad isolated at New Jersey hospital as part of Ebola quarantine
Dateline: Oct 25 2014 at 3:00 am
I am a nurse who has just returned to the U.S. after working with Doctors Without Borders in Sierra ... I realized that information was only shared with me if I asked. Eight police cars escorted me...
Can hero dogs Hurricane and Jordan help Secret Service regain mojo?
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 10:57 am
ready to work ? U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) October 23, 2014 For those who think they?d love a similar dog at home, beware: The Belgian Malinois, like many worki...
13th Iditarod Trail Invitational
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 5:46 am
David and Andrea Johnston and their sons, David and Miles, pose for a photo before the start of the 13th Iditarod Trail Invitational Feb. 23. The ultramarathon field of 52 cyclists and runners from...
Islamic State among world's richest militant groups: US
Dateline: Oct 24 2014 at 5:06 am
Because the group, also known as ISIS, has "amassed wealth at an unprecedented pace" from different sources than most terror groups, it presents a particular challenge to the US working to choke of...
Working Dogs for Conservation
Dateline: Oct 22 2014 at 6:00 pm
Canine Field Specialist Ngaio Richards chats about the services dogs can provide, including during wartime, in "What Can Dogs Do: Working Dogs for Conservation." Missoula Public Library. 3 PM.
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...
?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...
?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 ...
Prospect of Donlin gold mine brings support, despite potential effect on Iditarod Trail
Dateline: Oct 16 2014 at 1:03 pm
Where the Pebble mine stumbled, Alaska's other great hope for a major, new mine appears to be attracting supporters. A hearing on a proposal to build a 350-mile natural gas pipeline across the Alas...
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...
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...
Pit bulls, many other breeds placed on dangerous-dog list
Dateline: Jul 7 2014 at 4:00 am
There are 15 dangerous dogs in Cumberland County registered on the list, and 5 are pit bulls, according to the department. There are three mixed breeds registered; one german shepherd, one poodle; ...
The Psychology Behind Owning a German Shepherd Dog
Dateline: Apr 8 2013 at 3:10 am
Granted, this study only studied Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Labs and Golden Retrievers ... I been a breeder of German Shepherds for the majority of my life, I also am a Psychology major. Person...
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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