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Police: Woman who taped dog?s mouth is Florida resident
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 2:10 pm
AVON >> Police say they have thoroughly investigated the case of a woman who stirred national outrage after allegedly taping her dog?s mouth shut and have determined ?the case did not occur in Avon...
Woman and her dogs fall through ice into reservoir; dramatic rescue caught on camera
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 2:09 pm
BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah -- A Brigham City woman and her two dogs were rescued after falling through the ice at Mantua Reservoir Sunday morning, and an officer's body camera recorded footage of the e...
Video shows woman, 2 dogs rescued after fall through ice in Mantua
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 1:25 pm
MANTUA, Box Elder County ? A woman and her two dogs are safe and recovering after they fell through the ice at Mantua Reservoir on Sunday. Police said the 32-year-old woman from Heber was visiting ...
Florida Police Investigate Photo of Dog With Duct-Taped Mouth
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 11:54 am
Florida police have opened an animal cruelty investigation into a Facebook user who posted a picture of her dog with its mouth duct-taped shut. Katie Brown first put up the disturbing photo Friday ...
Hero military dog that saved unit in Afghanistan gets a second chance
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 9:05 am
(NEW YORK) ? During her deployment in Afghanistan, U.S. military combat dog, Layka, saved many lives and now some of them are helping save hers. Layka, a Belgian Malinois, lost one of her front leg...
Bexar County Jail?s K-9 Places 5th out of 50 Teams in New Competition
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 8:03 am
The Bexar County Sheriff?s Office has an award-winning employee who is making a name for herself. But she?s not your average employee. Moka, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois, is the agency?s single-pu...
Training a stray dog to serve and protect
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 7:43 am
With protruding ribs and thinning black-and-tan coat, she didn't look like much. But she had spunk and a drive that Carol Skaziak believed might make her an ideal police dog. Thus began a nine-week...
Florida woman duct tapes dog?s mouth shut for barking, posted photo of cruel punishment online: cops
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 1:02 am
It shouldn?t happen to a dog. Police are investigating a Florida woman who duct taped her pup?s mouth shut for barking ? and then bragged about her cruel disciplinary techniques by sharing a pictur...
Thousands call police after Facebook photo shows dog?s mouth taped shut
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 11:40 pm
Police in Avon and Torrington, Connecticut, and South Daytona, Florida, are trying to find a woman who allegedly duct-taped her dog?s mouth shut and then shared the photo on Facebook. The woman pos...
Florida police overwhelmed by duct-taped dog photo response, lack jurisdiction
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 6:52 pm
A photo of a dog with a duct-taped muzzle uploaded to a Facebook account Friday outraged animal lovers worldwide and frustrated local police officers. The photo, which has been shared more than 300...
Jack Antonoff, guitarist for band Fun, says he doesn?t think about ?basic human needs like breathing and eating? whil...
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 5:06 pm
While it looked like the First Lady was trying out for the national Iditarod team, she was in fact checking in on the White House Christmas Tree. Even though they've split up filmdom's quirkiest co...
Manitoba trucker speeds toward 50K YouTube subscribers by showing life on the road
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 5:19 am
The four years' worth of videos that Giesbrecht has posted of himself and travel companions Sergeant, a German Shepherd and Diesel, a Rottweiler, contradict those stereotypes. For Giesbrecht, that ...
Georgia Non-Profit Says Online Fundraiser for Sick, Retired Marine K-9 Was Not a Scam
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 4:19 am
A Georgia-based non-profit said Saturday claims that an online fundraiser benefiting a former marine K-9 suffering from pneumonia was a scam were not true, and that the dog had been taken to a new ...
K-9 Coach: Helping your Pets Stay Warm
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 1:38 am
If you have been outside this morning than you know it's a bit cooler! As winter approaches, the K-9 coach has a look at the best ways to keep your pets warm in the months ahead. Click the video fo...
MCSO K-9 unit nabs burglar in Bradenton
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 12:55 am
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A suspected burglar attempted to flee from a Manatee County Sheriff's Office K-9 but was taken down by the dog after resisting arrest early Saturday morning. According to the arr...
K-9 apprehends robbery suspect
Dateline: Nov 27 2015 at 6:57 pm
MANATEE COUNTY - A burglary suspect riding a stolen bicycle was apprehended by deputies and a law enforcement K-9 early Saturday morning, the Manatee County Sheriff?s Office reports. Deputies respo...
Pup on patrol: EMU police welcome ?awesome? officer
Dateline: Nov 27 2015 at 12:03 pm
He?s a hard-working investigator who ... appreciation for the timely and effective assistance provided by Officer Bofysil and K9 Nitro. We?re pleased to have them as part of the county?s police ser...
Musher's nephew injured in fire
Dateline: Nov 27 2015 at 6:55 am
"Multiple other individuals in close proximity reported hearing an explosion." The fire started in a warehouse belonging to Iditarod musher John Baker. His nephew, T.C. Madison, was working inside ...
Wyoming company designs protective eye wear for dogs
Dateline: Nov 26 2015 at 11:37 pm
Thus, Rex Specs was born! ?Once we decided to start producing Rex Specs at some quantity, we focused our energy on optimizing the design for the working dog; we believed that if we could make a pro...
Turkey Trot group strives for sheepdog-style loyalty
Dateline: Nov 26 2015 at 6:24 pm
Taking their cue from that, the Sheep Dog Impact Assistance staff ... She said her sister began working with Nutt first, and when she heard him speak she was impressed with his passion for service ...
Dogs: What Your Dog?s Sleeping Position Reveals About His Personality
Dateline: Nov 26 2015 at 5:27 pm
Dogs sleep 12-13 hours a day, so it's good to know how dreamland is going for them. Companion dogs, who are kept inside, sleep longer than working dogs, who stay outside. Working dogs steal naps fr...
Nearer, Iditarod, to thee
Dateline: Nov 26 2015 at 5:28 am
As part of our continuing efforts to bring you as much information about our region as possible we offer readers a press release service that allows private firms, public agencies, non-governmental...
Boeing K-9 Training
Dateline: Nov 26 2015 at 3:57 am
Boeing K-9 Training When Boomer finds something he's searching for, he is rewarded with a ball. His handler, Det. John Lewitt, says Boomer prefers tug-of-war over fetch. Check out this story on KIN...
US Mandates Military Dogs Be Retired in US
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 9:01 pm
A gigantic defense spending bill signed Wednesday by U.S. President Barack Obama will allow U.S. military dogs to be returned to the United States upon their retirement and gives their military han...
American Humane Association Clinches Major Victory For Military Dogs
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 7:28 am
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association secured a major victory for military dogs everywhere with the bipartisan passage of the 2016 National Defense Author...
Nome 4th-grader wins 2016 Iditarod button contest
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 4:54 am
While the last great race is still months away, the Iditarod button design contest already has a champion: Ayla Knodel, a fourth-grader at Nome Elementary School. Knodel took first place in the ann...
Ankeny Welcomes New K-9 to the Force
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 11:32 pm
ANKENY, Iowa-- The newest member of the Ankeny Police Department is training to come to the rescue of people in need. Bosco is the first K-9 to join the department in 20 years. The one-year-old res...
Hero Military Dog That Saved Unit in Afghanistan Is Getting Heroes of Her Own
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 4:00 pm
Layka, a U.S. military combat dog, lost a leg in Afghanistan while saving her troops. When a recent accident jeopardized her other leg, a team came to help.
Helping Paws: Shepherds, labs and terriers
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 5:52 pm
Dogs available this week include mixes of German Shepherd, Labrador Retriever, pit bull, Rottweiler, shepherd and terrier, and include one remaining dog rescued from the Valley fire. Dogs that are ...
Sniffing out ovarian cancer: Working dogs help in the war on cancer ? with their amazing noses
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 11:00 am
Excerpted from "Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures" McBaine is a black-and-white English springer spaniel with a constantly wagging tail and a passion for sniffing out ovar...
PUPPY TO PARTNER: Nonprofit paws4people trains dogs to aid humans
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 4:31 am
A group of puppies could stop at big-box stores, restaurants, police ... has an assistance dog of his own. He has struggled with drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder, but working with ...
Military dog given noble burial
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 4:30 am
A highly unusual memorial and burial, in the small rural farming town of Powell, Wyo., was held Wednesday to celebrate and lay to rest a soldier. This soldier loved chasing tennis balls and chewing...
Meet the dogs that can sniff out cancer better than some lab tests
Dateline: Nov 19 2015 at 11:53 pm
A British organization, Medical Detection Dogs, has eight dogs sniff out 3,000 urine samples from National Health Service patients to see if they can correctly discern who has cancer and who doesn'...
An Iditarod to remember: Ashley Perry's story
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 11:22 pm
The Iditarod is one of the most inspiring and courageous events that takes place every year in Alaska. Ten-year-old Ashley Perry has fallen in love with the sport and was given the opportunity to r...
Virginia Beach 5th grader Takes Action to support Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 1:37 am
Virginia Beach, Va. (WTKR) - A 10-year-old girl and her family are taking action to support Military Working Dogs by creating care packages filled with toys, blankets and treats. Kylie Blake has cr...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 3:32 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...
canine health
Dateline: Dec 2 2013 at 8:00 am
Parvo is a disease that strikes fear into the hearts of ... The most common places a mosquito... Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in...
German Shepherd and Rottweiler shows dominant behavior and it leads to a fight
Dateline: Nov 10 2013 at 8:00 am
I don't know what the owners of these dogs agenda are. I would not do this to my dog. However it's interesting to see something like this. To me it seems like it's more "arguing" than fight. They d...
More Dogs Posing as Service Animals
Dateline: Sep 10 2013 at 6:46 pm
Or barking the way a pet dog is wont to yip? More dogs may be posing as service animals ... ability to be a working team out in public,? Marcie Davis, founder of International Assistance Dog Awaren...

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