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Washington fire contract and Police K-9 Unit discussed at city council
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 2:24 am
WASHINGTON, Ill. -- The Washington City Council heard the first reading for a contract with the Washington Fire Department Monday night. This contract covers a time period from last May until Oct. ...
'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 2:21 am
That find was the break in the case that led to David Tanasichuk's conviction. Local police departments have been reluctant to use the cadaver dogs for searches because their trainers are volunteer...
After a Drug Bust, Police Find a Tiny Dog in Suspect?s Pocket!
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 2:20 am
When police in Lawrence, Mass, finished a drug bust, they probably were not expecting to find a tiny pup among the suspects ? especially hidden in a pocket. But a pocket-sized dog (now named Pocket...
National championship dog pull comes to McPherson
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 1:58 am
He traveled from Los Angeles to support a friend whose dog competed. ?It's a great exercise for them.? The sport was developed for working dogs, such as bull breeds, that have historically pulled f...
Council votes to give retired K-9 hero to his handler
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 12:50 am
A decorated Alexander City Police Officer has been retired and will be allowed to live out the rest of his days with one of the men he served alongside. The Alexander City City Council passed a res...
K-9 Officer Kane
Dateline: Oct 21 2014 at 12:27 am
Lauren Stratton (left) and Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Joe Stratton show K-9 Officer Kane some love Saturday during the "Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics Kentucky" fundraiser. The event ? ...
Officer and police dog recognized for hard work
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 11:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) ? A Rhode Island officer and his canine are being recognized for their hard work and training. Environmental Police Officer Christopher Duguid and his police dog Bear took p...
Guest essay: Dogs aren?t to blame for Farmington park rule; people are
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 11:40 pm
In reference to your cheers and jeers on Friday, Sept. 26, I take exception to the jeer for the Town of Farmington placing the town?s parks off limits to pets (specifically dogs). Working dogs are ...
'In Dog We Trust': Work of canines that sniff out human remains more accepted by cops, courts
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 11:16 pm
But Dostie and others who've seen Buster work say they have little doubt that the dog's nose is ... with the Maine Warden Service and her German shepherd, Alex, found the body of a Canadian woman n...
Pit Bulls and Parolees working to find a home for unusual pair of dogs
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 10:54 pm
Cast member and Villalobos Rescue Center owner Tia Torres said she and the rest of the cast and crew came to Picayune to help find a home for an unusual bonded pair of dogs surrendered to the shelt...
K-9 Diesel Recovers Gun From Crime Scene
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 9:49 pm
(EPSOM) - On Monday afternoon Indiana State Troopers from the Jasper Post conducted a K-9 search in the area of County Road 750 North and County Road 550 East, near Epsom. Troopers Mitch Wier and R...
American Track Truck?s Dominator Tracks Are Helping Volunteers and Mushers at This Year?s Iditarod Training in Alaska
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 7:23 pm
With more than 5 years of experience in helping drivers to navigate snow and ice, American Track Truck is now helping Iditarod participants to do the same as they prepare for the world-famous race....
Perth man working on kevlar dog jackets to protect canines during attacks
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 4:45 pm
A SOUTH Lake resident believes he may have found the answer to protecting dogs during attacks. While he does not have the answer to stopping the attacks, local resident James Minton believes his id...
County?s K-9 dogs get protective vests through grant
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 3:09 pm
DULUTH ? St. Louis County?s four K-9 dogs will now have protection while serving in the line of duty. The Sheriff Department?s K-9s ? Kilo, Roscoe, Louie and Diesel ? have received ballistic vests ...
War Dogs: Canines of Many Talents
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 1:05 pm
The United States, historically, has been woefully behind in adopting dogs into its military ranks, not doing so officially until 1942 with the Army?s Dogs for Defense program. So crucial were thes...
Police must kill dogs that attacked me ?Boy
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 10:07 am
Omonigho Abraham, the four-year-old boy who was attacked by two dogs in the Igando area of Lagos State, has said the police and the government must ensure that the dogs that almost took his life ar...
Video shows Texas police officer shooting dog, incident under investigation
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 9:16 am
A video showing a Texas police officer shooting a dog sparked online controversy Friday and prompted an internal investigation. An officer for the Cleburne Police Department responded to a report o...
Video of police officer shooting dog sparks investigation
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 5:00 am
A police officer's body camera shows him shooting a pitbull puppy he claims was approaching him while growling. The dog's owner says the video proves the dog was not being aggressive. WARNING: Some...
Watch Dogs Not Working.
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 3:02 am
I'm correctly having some issues trying to load watch dogs. The issue is I hit the play button in the uplay launcher and the rectangle watch dogs splash screen comes up but the game won't start it ...
K-9's miraculous recovery
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 2:49 am
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio ? Not long after a K-9 officer retired after seven years with the Bellaire Police Department, he became paralyzed and was rushed to a Columbus Veterinary Hospital. "I called hi...
?War Dogs,? by Rebecca Frankel
Dateline: Oct 20 2014 at 1:03 am
Alas, poor Clifford: He is a dachshund, and based on those numbers he?ll never qualify as an MWD, or military working dog. Truth to tell, this is for the best, as Clifford is far too goofy to be a ...
Police shoot dogs after attack on woman
Dateline: Oct 18 2014 at 4:17 pm
Lubbock resident Marion Bowden said police shot and killed two dogs after they bit him on the arm and attacked another woman on the face early Saturday morning. ?I was (inside) when this happened a...
Working Class Dogs
Dateline: Oct 18 2014 at 10:48 am
Employees made a donation to the Nebraska Humane Society and were able to wear jeans to the office. ?I think that being able to bring out man's best friend in does give a little lighter feel to the...
Dateline: Oct 18 2014 at 6:56 am
The Wilson Police Department is gearing up for the U.S. Police Canine Association?s patrol dog trials which begin in Wilson on Monday. And Wilson?s K-9 Unit, which will also be competing, has spent...
?Old Iditarod Gang? announces book, Kickstarter
Dateline: Oct 17 2014 at 6:02 pm
A group of pioneering dog mushers has produced a 400-page book titled ?Iditarod: The First Ten Years.? The book details the early history of the Iditarod 1,000-mile dogsled race. The book has been ...
Meet The Photographer Who Has Shot Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race For 34 Years Straight
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:45 am
Jeff SchultzThe Widows Lamp, lit until the last musher reaches Nome hangs from the burled finish line arch in as Paige Drobny runs down the finish line in 34th place, 2013. Photographer Jeff Schult...
Pillager family adopts retired military dog
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 10:41 am
Sgt. Kelsi Davis, a member of the Minnesota National Guard and working at Camp Ripley, wanted another dog. But she didn?t just want any old dog. She wanted one who was retired from service, a prior...
Working with dog in ?Naaigal?? has made me a better actor: Sibiraj
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 9:55 am
Actor Sibiraj, who shares screen space with Idoh, a Belgian Shepherd, in upcoming Tamil action-thriller ?Naaigal Jaakirathai?, says working alongside a dog has made him a better actor. He says the ...
Meet The Photographer Who's Shot Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race For 34 Years Straight
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 8:01 am
Photographer Jeff Schultz has always loved adventure. In 1978, he moved from California's Bay Area to Alaska with dreams of log cabins and self-sufficient living. Since then, he has traveled and ph...
Pit bull bites are worse by several measures
Dateline: Oct 15 2014 at 5:39 am
21%; P = .001), she reported. Besides pit bulls, the most commonly reported culprits were German shepherds, Rottweilers, and Labrador retrievers, Dr. Yeung said. A limitation of the study was that ...
Firm connects Queen Creek family in need of assistance from service dog
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 4:24 am
In addition to medical and seizure alerts, the dogs can be trained to be guide dogs, hearing dogs and service ... as Cole and the dog began working together. Trained to stick its nose in a box to m...
Military War Dogs
Dateline: Oct 14 2014 at 3:42 am
Retired military dogs stood beside their veteran handlers at the "Military Dogs Take the Hill Event," on July 23, 2014. Retired military dogs stood beside their veteran handlers at the "Military Do...
War Dogs
Dateline: Oct 13 2014 at 4:03 am
War Dogs is much more than just another book on military dogs. Frankel?s compelling and skilled story-telling will captivate the reader from page one as you are drawn into the life of these dogs an...
Along the Lakefront
Dateline: Oct 12 2014 at 1:49 pm
I decided to look for some photos near the lake today. Berenice Cruz of Chicago and her part Rottweiler German Shepherd mix named Ace had an hour long walk Sunday afternoon along Simonds Drive and ...
Dog of the Week: Bruce
Dateline: Oct 10 2014 at 1:55 am
The Moberly Animal Shelter Dog of the Week is Bruce. What an amazingly happy-looking guy he is!! He is a German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix, not neutered. He is fully grown, 50-60 pounds, and is 2-3 ye...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Oct 9 2014 at 4:02 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...
Bought By Many Find the Favourite Puppy of UK Internet Users
Dateline: Oct 9 2014 at 3:46 am
German Shepherd puppies have seen a surge in popularity in 2014 ... Meanwhile, Chihuahua, Pug and Shih Tzu puppies have all seen a decrease in popularity. Surprisingly Rottweiler puppies are the on...
Two dogs shot near Walworth
Dateline: Oct 8 2014 at 11:17 pm
Sheriff's deputies said a bull mastiff was shot late Monday night, along with a rottweiler and German shepherd mix. One of the dogs died from the bullet wounds, which were said to have come from a ...
Walworth County Sheriff?s officials: Two dogs found shot, one dead near Wisconsin/Illinois state line
Dateline: Oct 8 2014 at 9:11 am
22 caliber weapon. The dogs involved are described as a Bull Mastiff and a German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix. Sheriff?s officials say one of the dogs died. Anyone with information is asked to contact ...
Two Dogs Shot in Wisconsin, $1,000 Reward Offered
Dateline: Oct 8 2014 at 8:24 am
One dog was a bull mastiff. The other was a German shepherd/Rottweiler mix. Anyone with information is asked to contact Walworth County Crimestoppers at 262-723-COPS (2677) or Text-A-Tip to "CRIMES...
Why Your Dog Is Pessimistic
Dateline: Sep 18 2014 at 2:08 am
Most dogs are ... be better as a guide dog while an optimistic, persistent dog would be more suited to detecting drugs or explosives." Dr Starling has been working with Assistance Dogs Australia, a...
Alaska, and its famous Iditarod, beckon Milwaukee man
Dateline: Aug 18 2014 at 6:00 pm
When Willie Karidis graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981, he took off for a summer job drilling for gold in Alaska because a friend said he was made for the place. "And he was...
Retired military dogs deserve a new leash on life
Dateline: Jul 23 2014 at 2:46 am
Mankind has always had a special relationship with dogs. For thousands of years, dogs have comforted us, protected us, and given us their unconditional love. Time and time again through the ages th...
Don't feed or pet guide dogs, public urged
Dateline: May 8 2014 at 2:11 pm
Chan, 52, who lost his sight to glaucoma seven years ago, said guide dogs should not be patted or fed because they were working ... Nanjing Police Academy in China,? he said. adding that two of the...
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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