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Squirrels beware: Brimfield K-9 Havoc retires
Dateline: Sep 26 2018 at 12:51 am
BRIMFIELD, Ohio? A hard-working pup now gets to enjoy a life of leisure. Brimfield police K-9 Havoc officially retired on Saturday after a demonstration at Brimfest. This very good boy started ...
Doylestown mourns death of police dog
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 11:30 pm
DOYLESTOWN ? The community is mourning the death of retired police K-9 Qoose. The Wayne County police department posted photos and a tribute to the canine officer, who had retired in 2016, on Faceb...
?He will save many lives:? Pit bull rescued from fighting ring to become K-9 officer
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 9:39 pm
HONAKER, Va. ? A 3-year-old dog named Dallas is among the first pit bulls ever rescued from a fighting ring to train as a police K-9. After about six weeks of training, Dallas will join the ...
City officer bitten by K-9 during training exercise
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 6:02 pm
WILKES-BARRE ? Another city police officer was injured in a K-9 biting incident, but it wasn?t a city police dog that did the biting. Police Commander Joe Coffay confirmed K-9 officer Dan Roper suf...
Woman killed in roll-over crash in Alcoa; police search for her dog
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 10:39 am
A woman was killed in a roll-over crash in Alcoa on Tuesday morning, police said. Janice Kay Faubion, 65, of Louisville, Tennessee, was driving south on Sam Houston School Road when she lost contro...
Doylestown Police Department mourning loss of K-9 Qoose
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 10:32 am
DOYLESTOWN, Ohio ? The Doylestown Police Department in Wayne County is mourning the loss of its beloved K-9. In a post on Facebook, the department wrote, ?It is with great sadness that we ...
Knightstown Police Department prepares to add new K-9 officer
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 10:08 am
KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. -- The Knightstown Police Department is preparing to add a new adorable officer to their force. Duke, a 19-month-old German Shepherd, is expected to become the newest Knightstown ...
He allegedly fled Bellingham Police in a stolen SUV, but a K-9 tracked him down
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 8:33 am
Bellingham Police arrested a 20-year-old man who reportedly fled from Bloedel Donovan Park in a stolen SUV, leading police on a short pursuit before crashing and being tracked down by a K-9. Andrew...
Portion of Dog Daze revenue to help Police Department
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 8:02 am
FORT WALTON BEACH ? This year's Dog Daze event has a new purpose other than providing a day full of canine-related fun: raising funds for a new Fort Walton Beach Police Department K9 officer. After...
4 Siegel High School students cited for marijuana after K-9 search
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 7:19 am
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - Four Siegel High School students were cited for simple possession for having marijuana after a K-9 search at the school. According to the Rutherford County Sheriff?s Of...
Police looking for dog that bit woman
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 6:43 am
MANKATO ? Police are seeking the public's help identifying a loose dog that bit a person and another dog Tuesday morning near the Lincoln Community Center. A woman was walking her dog in the area o...
K-9 Cash example of how your donations help law enforcement
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 6:20 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It's no secret K-9s and their handlers are crucial members of police departments and sheriff's offices, but at the same time, you may not know they don't always have what they ...
How a Dog Changed a Marine Corps Veteran's Life: 'She Makes Me Feel at Peace'
Dateline: Sep 25 2018 at 5:34 am
but Marine Corps Veteran Michael Oulavong is thankful every day of every month his for service dog Zoe ? and what she does for him. Oulavong joined the military in 2009 and was eventually ...
'Suspicious Person' Arrested At Dog Park: Park Police Blotter
Dateline: Sep 24 2018 at 11:58 pm
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ ? Morris County Park Police made several arrests between Sept. 12 and 14, including for a suspicious person in a local dog park. You can read about those arrests, as written by ...
Houston bar owners launch a line of beer for dogs
Dateline: Sep 24 2018 at 8:00 pm
?It all started with our oldest dog, our Rottweiler, Rocky,? says Megan ... but the Longs began cooking food at home for Rocky, and their 5-year-old German Shepherd mix, Chloe. They?d start with a ...
Seekonk rookie police dog finishes narcotics detection training
Dateline: Sep 24 2018 at 8:03 am
SEEKONK ? The police department's newest K-9 Mattis is ready to hit the streets to sniff out narcotics. Mattis completed a 240-hour narcotics detection K-9 course at the Boston Police K-9 Academy, ...
Dog Sledding in Alaska Is the Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience You Have to Try
Dateline: Sep 24 2018 at 7:20 am
In September -- as soon as the Alaskan air drops below 50 degrees Fahrenheit -- racers who?ve qualified for the 2019 Iditarod begin their training. For Blair Braverman, a writer and musher entering...
Police dog aids in taking Rockford man into custody on burglary charges
Dateline: Sep 24 2018 at 6:14 am
ROCKFORD ? A police dog assisted in the capture of Aubrey Jackson, 29, of Rockford who had gained entry into Stateline Auto Parts, 2058 Kilburn Ave., about 10:45 p.m. Sunday. Police, who were respo...
Garden Grove K-9 takes down suspect who evaded police for miles
Dateline: Sep 24 2018 at 12:59 am
A police K-9 took down a suspect in Irvine Regional Park after he had evaded police for miles, ending a chase that began early Monday, Sept. 24, in Garden Grove. Officers had tried to pull over a v...
Barboursville police blotter: Stolen vehicle found, dogs locked inside
Dateline: Sep 23 2018 at 2:01 pm
BARBOURSVILLE ? The following information was provided by police reports filed at the Barboursville Police Department: STOLEN VEHICLE: A vehicle reported stolen out of Virginia was recovered after ...
Tail with a happy ending: Dog rescued from fighting ring, ready for police work
Dateline: Sep 22 2018 at 11:41 pm
Dallas's ear-to-ear grin and bright brown eyes seem to sparkle with joy. The 3-year-old pit-bull-type dog's radiance makes it difficult to believe he was once a member of a fighting ring and later ...
Helping Paws: Shepherds, terriers and husky mixes
Dateline: Sep 22 2018 at 9:03 pm
Dogs available for adoption this week include mixes of Chihuahua, Corgi, German Shepherd, husky, Labrador Retriever, pit bull, Rottweiler and shepherd. Dogs that are adopted from Lake County Animal...
Working police dog gives birth to eight pups
Dateline: Sep 21 2018 at 2:00 pm
THIS mother-of-eight has made history, becoming the first-ever working police dog to give birth in Queensland. PD Xena is the first-ever police dog to fall pregnant at the Queensland Police Service...
Wounded soldier, injured military dog awarded purple hearts, reunited in Texas
Dateline: Sep 20 2018 at 4:20 am
SAN ANTONIO ? A wounded Army specialist and his working dog were reunited in Texas last week after they were each awarded a Purple Heart for their heroism. Spc. Alec Alcoser, 22, and Alex, an 8 ...
Former K-9 handler reunited with military dog after 7 years
Dateline: Sep 20 2018 at 3:03 am
LEWIS TOWNSHIP, Pa. ? A former K-9 handler who worked alongside soldiers in Afghanistan was reunited with his four-legged partner Wednesday morning outside a Pennsylvania hotel. Kelly, a Belgian ...
Musher shares Iditarod experience in Gladwin
Dateline: Sep 19 2018 at 12:37 pm
GLADWIN ? Gladwin native Shaynee Traska made the arduous journey from her home in Two Rivers, Alaska to Gladwin to share her rookie run experience in the 2018 Iditarod. The well over 2,000 mile tri...
Military dog reunited with handler after 7 years apart
Dateline: Sep 19 2018 at 11:34 am
LEWIS TOWNSHIP, Pa. ? A former K-9 handler who worked alongside soldiers in Afghanistan was reunited with his four-legged partner Wednesday morning outside a Pennsylvania hotel. Kelly, a Belgian ...
Military Dog Reunited With Handler After Seven Years Apart
Dateline: Sep 19 2018 at 7:26 am
LEWIS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A former patrol K-9 handler who worked alongside soldiers in Afghanistan was reunited with his partner. With so much energy, most who have cared for Kelly the Belgian ...
51st Military Working Dog, Group Shout Out - Tennessee Titans
Dateline: Sep 18 2018 at 1:01 pm
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51st Military Working Dog, Group Shout Out - Dallas Cowboys
Dateline: Sep 18 2018 at 1:01 pm
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Wounded US Soldier, Injured Military Dog Reunited
Dateline: Sep 18 2018 at 2:07 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? Six weeks ago, Army Spc. Alec Alcoser and his working dog, Alex, turned the corner of a narrow street outside Bagram Airfield just after dawn and saw a young Afghan coming toward...
Dogs working up a sweat in agility course
Dateline: Sep 16 2018 at 12:59 pm
LUDHIANA: City residents who believe in a healthy and active lifestyle not only for themselves but also for their pooches too are committed to have their dogs workout. Veterinarians are promoting ...
Erin Andrews Praises Cesar Millan as The Real Deal
Dateline: Sep 12 2018 at 11:52 pm
... at LAX and had to ask about calling in the Dog Whisperer of all Dog Whisperers. Seems her pooch, Howard the Golden Retriever, had some issues with leash aggression. Cesar's been working with Ho...
7 Guide and Service Dog Dos and Don'ts
Dateline: Sep 12 2018 at 3:06 am
Call it guide dog etiquette tips. Here are seven tips: Don?t pet a working dog without permission. You may find a service or guide ... also be referred to as an assistance animal or a seeing ...
Iditarod champ urges better vetting of Supreme Court nominee
Dateline: Sep 11 2018 at 10:00 am
One of the world's most successful professional dog mushers is speaking out against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King is urging U.S. Sen....
Alaska?s Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave
Dateline: Sep 6 2018 at 8:47 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? Organizers of Alaska?s 1,000-mile Iditarod say an Anchorage business has become a sponsor of the famed sled dog race. The addition of Anchorage Distillery follows a ...
In the Life of Marines: Military Police Working Dog Handler
Dateline: Sep 4 2018 at 3:26 am
CAMP FOSTER, Japan -- Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working with and relying on each other to keep the fighting machine that is the Un...
Family hopes to get service dog for Elkhart teen
Dateline: Aug 30 2018 at 2:34 pm
Sam Resendez has been Eddie Gonzalez? therapist for three years, working with him through behavioral issues and helping teaching him life skills. His mom approached Resendez about how to get a serv...
Working dog surrenders driven up by drought as carers urgently look for homes
Dateline: Aug 28 2018 at 7:04 am
The drought is driving up dog adoptions as rescue groups scramble to deal with a wave of abandoned working dog breeds. Rescue groups Australian Working Dog Rescue and herd2home, which specialise in...
NAS Meridian introduces 'Baba', its new military working dog
Dateline: Aug 14 2018 at 8:16 am
Naval Air Station Meridian showed off the power and precision of Baba, a 5-year-old German Shepherd trained by the military to protect and serve, during a demonstration on Tuesday. Baba is the newe...
Vanessa Hudgens on ?Dog Days?, Pet Adoption, and Working Alongside Her Puppy Co-Stars
Dateline: Aug 7 2018 at 9:47 am
From actor/director Ken Marino, the romantic comedy Dog Days follows an eclectic ensemble of characters, both human and canine, which includes Tara (Vanessa Hudgens), a barista who dreams about the...
Working dogs should be exempt from puppy farming laws, pastoralists say
Dateline: Jul 23 2018 at 6:53 am
One of Western Australia's peak bodies for agriculture wants working dogs to be exempt from new puppy farming laws being considered by the State Government. In WA, cruelty to dogs is addressed thro...
Mitch Seavey says he will race as Iditarod chief of drug testing resigns
Dateline: Jun 30 2018 at 9:17 am
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Iditarod Trail Committee's chief of drug testing, Dr. Morrie Craig, has announced his resignation Saturday. The move is welcome news to three-time Iditarod champion Mitch Sea...
Iditarod musher claims race official threatened him
Dateline: Mar 7 2018 at 8:46 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? The head of the Iditarod's drug testing program, who is challenging his termination from a university job over allegations of bullying and sexual harassment, has been accused of...
Iditarod musher claims threats by the head of drug testing program
Dateline: Mar 6 2018 at 7:57 am
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - An Iditarod racer has come forward with accusations of intimidation against the head of the Iditarod drug testing program. In a news release from the kennel of Wade Marrs, sent o...
PEOPLE Explains: What Is the Difference Between Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals?
Dateline: Feb 1 2018 at 4:39 am
In addition to this, if most emotional support animals are allowed on planes, how different are they from service and assistance animals like guide dogs ... other representatives from service dog a...
Is that service dog a fake? Under federal law, you can't even ask
Dateline: Nov 3 2017 at 5:49 pm
Shielded by Chase's wheelchair, Andy avoided the other dog, which had a tag on its collar that said "service ... 100 nonprofit assistance dog training programs accredited by Assistance Dogs Interna...

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