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Cop Makes Woman Sit In Hot Car To See How Her Dog Felt
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 6:28 pm
But leaving your dog in a hot car can be dangerous ? if not deadly. A good Samaritan called the police when they saw a dog sitting inside a Nissan Sentra in a Walmart parking lot in Strongsville, O...
JSO SWAT call out at Riviera Parkway Apartments in Riverside
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 3:03 pm
The apartment complex is on lockdown. There are reports of a hostage situation. K-9 units are also at the apartment complex. Action News also spotted officers with guns drawn. JSO is not releasing ...
See This Dog Swing On A Swing Set For Dogs (VIDEO)
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 9:27 am
My dog CJ would be jealous. Of the backyard. I don?t think she?s into jumping on a swing like that. Do you love dogs? How about these puppies working at a recycling plant? or one of my all time fav...
Police: Officer fearing attack fatally shoots dog on South Side
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 6:58 am
A Chicago Police officer fatally shot a dog while responding to a call on the South Side Sunday morning. About 10 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 9500 block of South Ewing after someone repor...
Police Fatally Shoot Dog After Officers Say It Charged At Them
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 5:57 am
(CBS) ? Police officers responding to a report of an armed person fatally shot a dog after officers say it came at them Sunday morning on the Southeast Side. Police say the suspect went inside a ho...
Gloucester K-9 Mako gets a safety vest
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 5:34 am
Gloucester Police Department K-9 Mako has been proudly wearing a brand new protective vest for the last several months. Now, other K-9 dogs in Massachusetts police departments may be able to do the...
Police: Dog that 'came at' officers fatally shot
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 5:02 am
A dog tried to attack Chicago Police officers this morning on the Far South Side, prompting police to fatally shoot it, police said. The officers were responding to a crime in the 9500 block of Sou...
Police Dog 'Oso' Saves El Salvador Police Friends From Grenade
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 4:31 am
Oso the hero dog saved the lives of his police friends when he protected them from a grenade attack in El Salvador last week. When a group of attackers approached the El Salvador police officers, O...
Groton to hold ceremony honoring military dog
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 3:01 am
GROTON, Conn. ? The Navy's submarine base in Groton is holding a ceremony Monday in honor of a military dog that died from illness this month after years of service. The dog named Jolly, a Dutch Sh...
Military service dog nominated to compete for Hero Dog of the Year
Dateline: Apr 26 2015 at 12:29 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- There are heroes among us and in all different forms. To Fredericksburg, Va. Marine Veteran, Jason Haag, his hero is his dog, Axel. But this relationship is not one-s...
Dual-purpose dogs
Dateline: Apr 25 2015 at 7:33 pm
?I?ll meet with the officer at their home, make sure their home is compatible for a police dog, make sure their family is aware of what they?re getting into,? he said. A board consisting of Bradam,...
LETTER: End the cruelty of Iditarod race
Dateline: Apr 25 2015 at 2:23 pm
Imagine being forced to run a race from New York City to Orlando, Fla. The race could take 9-14 days, meaning you must run 125 miles per day. You run six hours straight at a time. If you?re lucky, ...
Guide dog teams should avoid confrontation: GDAB chairman
Dateline: Apr 25 2015 at 2:23 pm
?Contrary to a lot of places in Asia, here in Singapore, we see a lot of signs out shops saying 'No Pets'. But guide dogs are actually working dogs, it is doing its work, leading its owners safely,...
Driver leaves crashed car on A417, police dog Ted tries to track them down - pictures
Dateline: Apr 25 2015 at 10:00 am
A driver left their crashed car on the A417 this morning, police have said. Police dog Ted tracked the driver for almost an hour across fields, but was unable to find them. Officers later said the ...
Police K-9 demonstrations at Bomgaars
Dateline: Apr 25 2015 at 7:39 am
Officers from both Scottsbluff and Gering PD brought their K?9's from 10AM to 2PM today to show what these dogs do on a daily basis. These police K?9's do an initial 13 week basic training course a...
Cop Makes Woman Sit In Hot Car To See How Her Dog Felt: Police Blotter
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 9:11 pm
A police officer in Strongsville, Ohio, made a woman sit in a hot car so she could see what it felt like for her dog, according to a local police blotter. The blotter did not name the officer or th...
Salem PD K-9 wounded; suspect shot to death
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 2:24 pm
SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) ? A man who allegedly shot a Salem PD K-9 and barricaded himself inside a Greyhound-style bus outside the Walmart in Salem was shot and later died following a 7-hour standoff. Th...
Military ?sheep dogs? protect America?s ?flock?
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 6:49 am
4/24/2015 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J -- This year's National Prayer Breakfast offered a unique opportunity to Team MDL community members with a message from resiliency expert, retired ...
'Max' Movie: 5 Reasons To See Action Adventure With Robbie Amell About Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 2:33 am
(Photo : MGM/Max's Official Facebook Page) If you're not sure if you should see Robbie Amell's heartfelt family film, then check out our list of reasons why you should definitely see "Max" when it ...
Hero Military Working Dog Layka saved her Soldier, sacrificed a paw
Dateline: Apr 24 2015 at 12:51 am
Those who work with Military Working Dogs will testify there is no greater bond between a Soldier and his/her four-pawed partner. For every Soldier on any given day, the only real mission is to com...
K-9 sweep occurs at J.B. Alexander High School
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 6:00 pm
LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS/UISD) - Law enforcement agencies team up for a sweep to find drugs or weapons at a Laredo high school. And the search at Alexander high school yielded some results. The county a...
K-9 Ballistics Vests Donated to Walton County Sheriff's Office
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 6:00 pm
WALTON COUNTY-----Duko, Ella, Kane and Faro are four valuable members of the Walton County Sheriff's Office, and they walk on four legs. These K-9's provide a great deal of protection for their com...
British Columbia Clamps Down on Service Dog Fraud
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 9:26 am
"There is a variety of working ... all legitimate human-service dog pairings with provincial identity cards. Dogs trained by schools accredited under the leading global regulatory bodies?the Intern...
Missing Iditarod sled dog found after 1-month, 100-mile journey
Dateline: Apr 23 2015 at 4:26 am
It was an amazing reunion between an Alaska woman and her beloved husky sled dog that went missing for a whole month after taking part in the grueling Iditarod race. The dog went on a journey of mo...
Students see military dog at work
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 6:00 pm
4/21/2015 - Tech. Sgt. Zerrick Shanks, 90th Security Forces Squadron military working dog trainer, addresses students at Freedom Elementary School, Cheyenne, Wyo., April 21, 2015. Ninetieth SFS's K...
'Superhero' Dog Saves Army Partner's Life in Afghanistan -- and He Stands by Her
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 3:20 pm
For U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Julian McDonald, Layka, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois with a missing paw, isn?t just a canine companion. She?s a hero. McDonald, 29, said Layka saved his life on an overs...
Fit to fight: Military working dogs
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 6:31 am
4/22/2015 - Just like their Airman counterparts, military working dogs have to stay in shape. But unlike their handlers, they need more than cardio and strength training - daily obedience training ...
Guide Dog and Service Dog Act strengthens tenancy rights
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 3:19 am
Condo bylaws prohibiting pets don?t apply to working dogs. Provincial legislation introduced last month makes this clear as part of measures boosting the rights of people who rely on trained canine...
Orthotic tech helps military working dog walk again
Dateline: Apr 22 2015 at 2:49 am
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- "He's done so much for us and for his country, it's the least we can do," said the veterinarian treating the four-legged canine whose military tenure has b...
Alumna Cindy Abbott first woman to summit Mount Everest and complete the Iditarod
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 12:45 pm
Number of dollars Abbott estimates it cost for her to compete in the Iditarod each year Out in the Alaskan wilderness, Cal State Fullerton alumna Cindy Abbott had only her sled-racing team of 16 do...
New protocol to support guide dogs
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 9:04 am
CUMBRIA Police have agreed a new protocol with the Guide Dogs charity which deals with how attacks on guide dogs and their owners are investigated. Senior officers have signed a new service level a...
Missing Iditarod sled dog has been captured
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 4:15 am
After nearly a month on the run, an Iditarod sled dog who disappeared after running away from handlers in South Anchorage, Alaska, has been captured, reported Monday's Alaska Dispatch News. Sarabi,...
Missing Iditarod dog captured safely
Dateline: Apr 21 2015 at 3:22 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Bowls of kibble, a pot of chicken stock and meat brought a runaway Iditarod sled dog to heel after she eluded her owner for about a month. KTUU reports ( P...
Runaway Iditarod Dog Found a Month After She Went Missing
Dateline: Apr 20 2015 at 6:53 pm
A runaway Iditarod sled dog was found safe after a more than 50-mile journey in Alaska. Sarabi, an Alaskan husky, escaped from handlers in Anchorage on March 21 after being dropped from the Iditaro...
Updated Guide Dog and Service Dog Act targets fraudulent pooches
Dateline: Apr 20 2015 at 1:17 am
Laura Watamanuk, executive director of the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society, says public perceptions of service animals are often ... by many of the country's more traditional working dog teams. Ala...
Service dog trainers, owners hope new legislation will put an end to fraud
Dateline: Apr 19 2015 at 2:54 am
Laura Watamanuk, Executive Director of the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society, says public perceptions of service animals are often ... by many of the country's more traditional working dog teams. Ala...
The Iditarod lives on in South Colton
Dateline: Apr 18 2015 at 12:13 pm
Spring has finally arrived in New York's North Country, which means Spencer Thew has wrapped up... Apr 17, 2015 ? Spring has finally arrived in New York's North Country, which means Spencer Thew ha...
Island to Iditarod: Musher's Journey Began on the Vineyard
Dateline: Apr 13 2015 at 8:10 pm
Jodi Bailey jokes that when she gets lost, the whole world knows it before she does. Ms. Bailey, 46, was born and raised in Vineyard Haven but now lives a continent away from her Island roots. She?...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Mar 5 2015 at 5:14 am
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...
The Psychology Behind Owning a German Shepherd Dog
Dateline: Apr 8 2013 at 3:10 am
We all love our German Shepherd Dogs, there is no doubt about that ... Granted, this study only studied Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Labs and Golden Retrievers. Why do psychologists think that we...

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