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Police: Woman, 58, jailed after man, 68, and dog badly beaten
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 5:15 am
A 58-year-old Milford woman will be in court Wednesday after she allegedly used a metal rod to attack the 68-year-old man she lived with and their dog ?? and then called police about what she?d don...
WAPD K-9 Max receives body armor
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 5:11 am
WEST ALEXANDRIA ? West Alexandria Police Department?s K9 Max has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc....
Man Clings to Life After Woman Brutally Beats Him, Dog: Police
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 4:22 am
A Milford man and his dog were brutally beaten with a metal rod, allegedly by a 58-year-old woman who lived at the residence. The victim, 68, remains on life support in serious condition at a local...
Connecticut State Police K-9 awarded bullet-, stab-proof vest
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 4:08 am
MIDDLETOWN >> Connecticut State Police?s K-9 Arek will receive a bullet- and stab-proof protective vest courtesy of a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s. A f...
Once a shelter dog, now he's saving lives
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 3:50 am
Once a shelter dog, now he's saving lives Boomer was once a shelter dog, but when he was adopted by the Seattle Police Department, he turned into a skilled explosives-finding K-9. He has paved a ne...
Ontario police probe dog poisonings
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 2:47 am
TORONTO - Two Ontario police forces say they're investigating what they suspect to be deliberate attempts to poison dogs. Officers from both the Toronto police and York Regional Police say they've ...
Bethlehem police mourn loss of cancer-stricken K-9
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 2:05 am
The Bethlehem Police Department is mourning the loss of a police dog that died Sunday after being diagnosed with cancer, Chief Mark DiLuzio said. The chief said Rexo, a 9-year-old German shepherd, ...
Milford Police: Woman beat man, dog with metal rod
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 1:41 am
The woman is being held at the Oakland County jail, pending possible charges. (Photo: File photo) A 58-year-old woman is in police custody after she brutally attacked a man and dog with a metal rod...
The 2015 Holiday and Winter Reading List
Dateline: Dec 1 2015 at 1:30 am
Surprising, moving, a reminder that we are kin to the non-human species. Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod, Gary Paulsen. By the way, Paulsen is best known as a writer for young...
Military Dogs Now Allowed To Retire In US
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 10:30 pm
U.S. President Barack Obama did so when he signed a bill opening the door for American military dogs to retire in the United States. This is now part of the policy update of the National Defense Au...
UC police K-9 graduation set for Tuesday
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 10:04 pm
UC police K-9 graduation set for Tuesday UC's Public Safety Department established this autumn established a K-9 unit to conduct explosive-detection sweeps. Check out this story on ...
K-9 officer bites wrong man after chase and search near Salem
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 6:49 pm
The Salem Police Department are calling an incident ?unfortunate? after a man sleeping in a van was bitten by a K-9 officer during a search for a chase suspect Sunday. Officers were trying to track...
NC police charge woman with taping dog's muzzle shut
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 12:32 pm
Police in North Carolina have charged a woman with taping a dog's muzzle shut and posting the photograph on Facebook, according to police in Cary, North Carolina. The woman, Katharine F. Lemansky, ...
483rd MP Detachment hosts memorial ceremony for military working dog
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 10:25 am
FORT HUACHUCA ? The 483rd Military Police Detachment hosts a memorial ceremony to military working dog Linda, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Main Post Chapel. Linda, a German shepherd, was born...
Legislation Facilitates Adoption Of Military Dogs By Their Battlefield Handlers
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 10:23 am
Military dogs that bond with their handlers overseas will have an easier time coming to the U.S. ?We do not know the full story of what has happened to military dogs left overseas after retirement,...
Police Investigate Facebook Photo of Dog With Mouth Taped Shut
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 8:21 am
Police in Florida and Connecticut are trying to track down a woman after a picture of her dog with its mouth taped shut was posted on her Facebook page. A post Friday from ?Katie Brown? -- the name...
K-9 credited for nabbing home burglary suspect in Madison
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 6:50 am
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) NASHVILLE, ...
These shelter dogs are turning into police super stars
Dateline: Nov 30 2015 at 6:05 am
Boomer was once a shelter dog, but when he was adopted by the Seattle Police Department, he turned into a skilled explosives-finding K-9. He has paved a new path for shelter dogs in his area. VPC W...
Obama: Military Dogs Allowed To Retire In U.S. After POTUS Signs National Defense Authorization Act Update
Dateline: Nov 29 2015 at 11:08 pm
U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a bill allowing American military dogs to retire in the United States as part of the policy update of the National Defense Authorization Act, according to Ame...
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 28 2015 at 7:01 pm
Still, Skaziak and Walters remained hopeful - there had been no guarantees that Rousey would make it this far. Typically, working dogs in law enforcement cost from $6,000 to as much as $30,000 and ...
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...
Bethlehem Police Department Loses K-9 Officer Rexo to Cancer
Dateline: Nov 28 2015 at 4:00 pm
A Lehigh Valley police department mourned one of its own after losing a K-9 officer trained to deal with explosives. Bethlehem Police Department K-9 Officer Rexo died Sunday morning after a brief b...
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 ...
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...
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...
Hero Military Dog That Saved Unit in Afghanistan Gets a Second Chance
Dateline: Nov 25 2015 at 7:46 am
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 legs when she wa...
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...
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...
An Iditarod to remember: Ashley Perry's story
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 11:16 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...
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...
Service dog owners still hounded despite change in law
Dateline: Mar 7 2014 at 12:30 am
The state chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is hosting a training session in Nashville, with local police and emergency response ... problems when he travels with his service dog, She...
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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