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Police Chief: Use of Force Was 'Unreasonable'
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 9:25 pm
Department policy will change because of the incident, he said. Goldsmith's comments came after the arrest of Army reservist London Colvin, 21, who was attacked and bitten by a police dog early Sun...
Police Chief Newell reminds dogs owners to obtain licenses, obey West Yellowstone leash ordinance
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 9:02 pm
In response to a recent rash of reports of dogs being at large inside West Yellowstone, Chief of Police Scott Newell is reminding pet owners to obey the town?s leash ordinance. ?Social media has be...
Police officer kills dog that injured 2 people
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 8:25 pm
A police officer was forced to kill a pit bull after it allegedly attacked two people in Beaver County on Thursday night, sending them both to hospitals with injuries, a Beaver County emergency dis...
Security Agency Adopting Dogs Society Perceive as People Aggressive or Dangerous.
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 3:56 pm
Currently, we are looking for young adults and seasoned canines such as a Cane Corsos, Dobermans, German Shepherds, Bandogs, or Rottweilers. We are interested in large breed guard dogs that are con...
Murray the assistance dog Labrador enlisted in the Australian Army
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 3:09 pm
In what is thought to be a first for the Australian Army, Murray the Labrador assistance dog has been awarded the rank of Gunner, pledged his allegiance and has been formally enlisted into the Roya...
New police dog will help battle drugs in Belmont
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 1:21 pm
BELMONT ? Using drug forfeiture money from busted drug dealers, the town?s police department has purchased and is training a new police dog, the first the town has had in more than 10 years. Ironic...
Justice, the York County police dog, wins by a nose
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 12:35 pm
Justice, the longtime York County police dog won over three S.C. Supreme Court justices Wednesday ? by a nose over two dissenting justices. And because of the 3-2 decision, the 30 year sentence for...
Knik 200's a go; Norton Sound 450 is cancelled
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 12:04 pm
The shorter Knik 100 was cancelled. Also cancelled was the Norton Sound 450, a race in Northwest Alaska created in 2012 to honor Paul Johnson, a popular Iditarod musher who died of cancer at age 54...
Teaching new dogs old tricks: Why pet therapy continues to work
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 11:32 am
Susan Burrows is program coordinator for Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy, a non-profit organization with volunteers and therapy animals working in over 100 Chicago area hospitals. Burrows says ther...
Police K-9 Hurt On the Job Makes Full Recovery
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 10:50 am
A North Haven police dog badly hurt while helping with a hit-and-run investigation in New Haven earlier this month has made a full recovery, according to police. K-9 Zeus suffered a serious injury ...
?Bachelorette? Andi Dorfman Turns To Working Out Post-Josh Murray Split
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 9:42 am
Fans who have followed Andi for a while know that she?s been working with Adams for a bit now ... His most recent Instagram photo shows him with his dog Sabel, noting that she?s his baby and prince...
Victory Auto Wreckers opens the door in first-ever commercial contest!
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 8:18 am
In addition to being more environmentally friendly, the Victory team also recently called off their junkyard dogs as the Rottweiler?s and German Shepherds have been replaced with high-tech security...
Team Dog: Train Your Dog the SEAL Way
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 7:33 am
As a Navy SEAL and a trainer of military working dogs, Mike Ritland has spent nearly his entire adult life fostering the best of human and canine attributes-a respect for authority, care for others...
Wise County Sheriff K-9 killed in pursuit of suspect
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 7:04 am
A Dutch shepherd K-9 officer, with the Wise County Sheriff's Department, was shot and killed on Wednesday while pursuing a suspect exactly as he was trained, reported As Montague Coun...
Baltimore Police rescue a dog on I-83
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 6:24 am
Baltimore police rescued a puppy from I-83 Wednesday night. A dog rescued by Baltimore police from the Jones Falls Expressway early Thursday has been reclaimed by its owner. Officers from the city'...
Three new K-9 units to join ranks of Lake County Sheriff's Office
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 6:04 am
Middle school kids have the chance to name the dogs in Lake County's three new K-9 units Three new K-9 units have been budgeted for the Lake County Sheriff?s Office and the agency is planning to le...
Welcome home: K-9 handler returns to accolades
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 5:40 am
FORT RUCKER, Ala. (January 29, 2015) -- A cross-section of Fort Rucker's Army family recently gathered to welcome home one of its own after a yearlong deployment overseas. Staff Sgt. Christopher Th...
Woman says police dog bit her during arrest after party; official: use of force 'unreasonable'
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 4:26 am
NORFOLK, Va. ? An official investigating the arrest of a Virginia woman who said she was bitten by a police dog after leaving a party has determined that the use of force in the incident was unreas...
Pet Pals TV: Patty talks with Navy SEAL Mike Ritland about how to train your dog the Navy SEAL way!
Dateline: Jan 29 2015 at 2:47 am
As a Navy SEAL and a trainer of military working dogs, Mike Ritland has spent nearly his entire adult life fostering the best of human and canine attributes?a respect for authority, care for other?...
Army reservist allegedly attacked by Police K-9
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 11:32 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A Norfolk State University student suffered gruesome injuries after an encounter with a Norfolk police dog. London Colvin, 21, a student and Army reservist, is missing a chun...
Big dogs can equal big problems, best to rescue
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 12:04 pm
And most big breeds are ?big babies.? Then there are the health issues of big dogs. Hip dysplasia is common as are joint diseases and bloat. Many are working dogs (herding, rescue, guarding other a...
UPDATE: NSU junior attacked by police K-9 over the weekend
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 8:34 am
Norfolk, Va. ? A Norfolk police K-9 was unleashed on an NSU student over the weekend. Now, that student?s family is demanding justice saying police crossed the line. The family of 20-year-old Londo...
Cleveland Metroparks rangers swear in a new K-9 puppy (slideshow)
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 4:51 am
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The K-9 force of the Cleveland Metroparks Rangers grew by four feet this morning. The improbably large feet belong to Chase, a 3-month-old German shepherd who joined three adult ...
Could Your Dog Be The 2015 Military Pet Of The Year?
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 3:21 am
Time is running out to enter Dogs on Deployment's "2015 Military Pet of the Year" contest. The deadline to enter your pooch in the contest is Jan. 31. Click here for more info on how to enter. Dogs...
8 Reasons Homeless People 'Deserve' to Have Dogs
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 2:33 am
There are plenty of people living in houses who do the same. 7. Homeless dogs are working dogs. American homeless people deserve pets, because they are part of our culture. At the same time, those ...
Retired military dog living good life in Danby
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:40 am
Retired military dog living good life in Danby Sgt. Tyson served 3 tours in combat zones, finds new home with Mike and Sue McLellan Check out this story on
Loudoun County volunteer opportunities
Dateline: Jan 28 2015 at 1:17 am
AARP tax assistance program needs volunteers to ... after which it will be returned to the Guide Dog Foundation to begin training as a guide dog for the blind or a service dog for a veteran. 866-28...
Anonymous Donation Boosts FWPD K-9 Ranks
Dateline: Jan 27 2015 at 9:53 am
The Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday accepted the donation of a new police K-9 officer, boosting the K-9 unit's understaffed ranks. K-9 officers can cost thousands of dollars, as not every dog is...
Woodbridge Army reservist recovering after attack by Norfolk police dog
Dateline: Jan 27 2015 at 8:18 am
London Colvin, a 21-year old private in the Army Reserve is recovering from injuries she suffered when attacked by a Norfolk Police dog. Colvin was at the scene of a fight 2:15 a.m. Sunday, at an o...
Assistance dog boosts confidence of EMU student with cerebral palsy
Dateline: Jan 26 2015 at 11:15 am
However, a constant struggle she faces with Rolo is when people pet him without asking. She said it becomes problematic because he is a working dog and it causes her stress. "Sometimes even now if ...
Editorial: Vermont?s State Dog
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 5:19 pm
The American Kennel Club in 2013 said the most popular breeds were, from the top, Labrador retrievers, German shepherds, golden retrievers, beagles, bulldogs, Yorkshire terriers, boxers, poodles, r...
31 teams hit the Iditarod Trail in 'Northern Lights 300'
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 2:06 pm
IDITAROD TRAIL ? After about a two-hour delay at Yentna Checkpoint, the 31 teams on the trail competing in the Northern Lights 300 were allowed to continue down the trail to the Talvista Lodge. Tea...
Meet the war hero dog who saved 1,000 lives
Dateline: Jan 24 2015 at 8:27 am
The 12-yearold springer spaniel completed five tours of duty in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq, leading him to national stardom as the most decorated military dog. ?You hear people say that they woul...
Concerns over trail hazards may change Iditarod route
Dateline: Jan 23 2015 at 10:13 am
JUNEAU, Alaska ? Heeding concerns over hazardous sections of trail experienced in last year?s Iditarod sled-dog race in Alaska, officials have spent the off-season clearing tree stumps and are cons...
Army servicewoman?s dog missing after boat is ransacked near Belmont Shore
Dateline: Jan 23 2015 at 7:19 am
LONG BEACH >> The dog of an Army servicewoman may have been stolen near the Belmont Shore area, and family are asking for the public?s help. Brittnay Ames, 24, a servicewoman now stationed in Louis...
Face of Defense: Air Force Officer Trains for Iditarod
Dateline: Jan 22 2015 at 11:28 pm
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 ? Snow and trees are all that can be seen for miles. The bitter cold nips at any patch of exposed skin. He can almost taste the frost touching his warm ...
Largo veterinarian: Kids and dogs need supervision
Dateline: Jan 19 2015 at 1:01 pm
The five most dangerous dog breeds, based on fatality statistics, are: pit bulls, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Huskies and wolf-dog hybrids. Dog owner Vicki Hill walks the other way with "Elmer" ...
Police reunite therapy dog with owner
Dateline: Jan 19 2015 at 10:16 am
A dog possibly stolen and its owners frantic to find him ... ?It?s definitely restored my faith in people and definitely the police force."
Rottweiler steals the show in Bhilai
Dateline: Jan 18 2015 at 9:51 pm
The show featured more than 20 breeds with over 200 dogs, including German shepherd, English Mastiff, Doberman, Rottweiler and Labrador. The event was adjudged by Sanjay Kapoor, a member of Kennel ...
PET CORNER: First service dog and trainer graduate from Nova Scotia program
Dateline: Jan 18 2015 at 12:27 pm
Thus the Cloverfield Specialist Trainer Program was launched, with students signing up for 40 intensive sessions to become certified service dog trainers and turn lovable mutts into working dogs. ?...
Dog-gone good work
Dateline: Jan 17 2015 at 12:05 am
For the last five and half years Kurt and Kristy Handrich have been puppy trainers for OccuPaws Guide Dog Association. The Madison-based, nonprofit organization trains guide dogs and children?s vis...
What To Do When a Dog Stops Eating
Dateline: Jan 16 2015 at 9:48 am
When your dog stops eating, follow these five steps. 1. Think about the last few days Hindsight often really is 20:20. Now that you know something is up with your dog, think over the last few days....
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Jan 4 2015 at 11:47 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...
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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