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Meet Tinker?s new kennel master: Sgt. Swann
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 5:49 am
Sergeant Swann is also a dog handler, paired with his four-legged partner, Ritz. ?I am the type of person that I like to fill up my schedule,? he said. ?I like it because I work well under pressure...
Another Lennox? Belfast Dog Hank Faces Death for Looking Like a Pit Bull
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 5:44 am
Imagine coming home to discover that, without any warning, police and city officials have entered your house while you were out and removed your beloved dog, leaving a warrant taped to the front do...
Dogs Dies Monday After Being Left in Hot Car in Fairfax County: Police
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 5:40 am
Teen charged after dog is left in car outside PetSmart in Seven Corners area; heat index temperatures Monday reaching 100-plus degrees. FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA -- A 5-year old dog died Monday afternoon ...
Shooting Medic to Prosecutor: ?They Threw Me to the Dogs Because of their Fear of the Media?
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 4:48 am
Sergeant Elor Azaria on Monday faced cross examination by the Military Prosecutor, Lieutenant-General (Ret ... faith in the IDF brass and the defense minister. They threw me to the dogs because of ...
Rockford man subdued by K-9 Cliff, arrested on armed robbery charges
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 3:35 am
ROCKFORD ? Police have arrested a suspected Gangster Disciple street gang member wanted in connection with a recent robbery at the U.S. Cellular Store in Rockton. Deante A. Brown, 21, of Rockford, ...
Police K-9 fundraiser set
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 3:23 am
On Aug. 5-6, Police K-9 Solutions Inc. and U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps will host a fundraiser event at FireLake Arena in Shawnee. Events will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will include a shootin...
St. Tammany K-9 officer dies at the age of 6 from rare heart condition
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 2:53 am
A K-9 officer had passed away at the age of 6 years old. K-9 Rex, and his handler Deputy Henry Moore, have been partners for over five years. K-9 Rex was known for his ?excellent? tracking skills a...
Deputy mourns the sudden loss of K-9 partner
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 2:48 am
SLIDELL, La. -- The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has announced the passing of K-9 Rex, one of its police canines. K-9 Rex died at the young age of 6, prompting a necropsy at the LSU School o...
Help a Medal of Honor Recipient?s Service Dog
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 2:47 am
Nala is Carter?s service dog and she?s essential to his efforts to deal with post-traumatic stress. The veterinarians tell Ty that Nala has a herniated disc that?s almost severing her spinal cord. ...
Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 deployment nets 300 lbs. of marijuana
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 2:42 am
In just four days, the Wyoming Highway Patrol issued 25 drug related felony charges and 26 drug related misdemeanor charges. The Wyoming Highway Patrol recently conducted an agency K-9 deployment i...
Amdavadis turn indulgent pet parents
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 1:11 am
Dogs Fluffy breed (Pomeranian, Shih Tzu, Chow Chow, Poodle) Heavy fur breeds need regular grooming Daily brush for double coated dogs keep them cool and comfy in summers Heavy breed (German Shepher...
K-9 helps with meth bust
Dateline: Jul 25 2016 at 12:03 am
Thanks to the efforts of the department?s new police dog, officers apprehended a local woman after discovering she was in possession of several deadly weapons and more than 30 packages of methamphe...
The Mental Game is Tricky
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 10:23 pm
It was not always like this. What began 26 years ago, with the adoption of a single retired sled dog to distract Debbie from the pain and confusion of two late-term miscarriages, eventually culmina...
Military dogs to be honoured at 2016 Sydney Dog Lovers Show
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 7:11 pm
The 2016 Sydney Dog Lovers Show will be paying a special tribute to man?s best friend who served alongside Australian soldiers on the the battlefield. The Military Working Dog Tribute will showcase...
Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 7 & 8, a Book by Michael Morse
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 4:13 pm
The vast majority of panhandlers are mentally ill, battling addiction and in dire need of assistance ... their dog. Daughters Danielle and Brittany and their families live nearby. Michael spent twe...
'Fat Bikes' are the latest two-wheel rage
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 4:12 pm
Bicycle designers Mark Gronewald and John Evingson trademarked the name "Fat Bike" in 2001. Believe it or not, their bikes were used in the Iditarod Trail races in Alaska beginning in 2000. Other e...
Deputy gets ticket after K-9 gets loose, goes after another dog and knocks over man
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 1:47 pm
A Huron County Sheriff?s deputy received a ticket Saturday night after his police dog got loose in Norwalk and caused some trouble. Shaun Taylor, a corrections officer for Sheriff Dane Howard, rece...
Police K-9 unit fundraiser a popular event Sunday in Wilkes-Barre
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 12:47 pm
WILKES-BARRE ? A barbecued chicken dinner to raise money to purchase K-9 officers for the police department on Sunday ran out of chicken a bit early, but that didn?t bother Joann Jones. Jones, a lo...
Dogs on duty: Volunteer K-9 outfit assists public agencies
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 11:04 am
FARGO ? Ziva is ready to work. She eagerly lifts her front right paw to allow her handler, Nate Dutt, to slip on her harness. Once she receives her orders, she?s off, her attached bell ringing wild...
Police kill family dog at child's birthday party
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 6:55 am
Vickie Malone had just brought the kids inside after celebrating her 5-year-old son's birthday outdoors. Birthday cake and ice cream awaited them when they heard the bang from outside. *Warning: So...
Police dog in Texas dies after pursuing suspect in extreme heat
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 6:54 am
ARLINGTON, Texas ? A north Texas police department is mourning the loss of its K-9 partner, which died after a pursuit with a suspect. Mojo, an officer with the Arlington Police Department, was ?ov...
Everyone should work to avoid killing pets
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 3:50 am
About 64 percent of households do not own a dog of any size, and people might be afraid, especially of large dogs, even more especially if the dog looks like a Rottweiler, pit bull or German shephe...
Dog missing after police say driver falls asleep, crashes vehicle on highway
Dateline: Jul 24 2016 at 3:25 am
Police believe a driver who crashed his pick-up while driving down Interstate 93 in New Hampshire likely fell asleep at the wheel. The crash happened Saturday afternoon at approximately 4:09 p.m. o...
Therapy dog makes big impact on veterans and their families
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 6:00 pm
Bandit was once a rescue dog. Now, he travels across the state and even the country to comfort thousands of military members. He's calm, friendly, and loved by people of all ages, but his best comp...
Bandit the Therapy Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 6:00 pm
Each person in the store, pausing for a moment to appreciate Bandit, Fort Leonard Wood?s most precious military therapist ... facility where he was first introduced to the work therapy dogs do for ...
Manitoba?s winter endurance Actif Epica becomes Iditarod Trail Invitational qualifier
Dateline: Jul 23 2016 at 2:01 am
For the sixth annual Actif Epica, athletes will tackle the Crow Wing Trail traveling 200-km to Winnipeg from as far away as Emerson on February 18, 2017. Options for the event also include a 120-km...
Sydney Dog Lovers Show
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 11:53 am
happy dog while the experts cover areas such as training, behaviour, diet, first aid and how to survive a new puppy. Attendees will get the chance to meet and connect with a plethora of pooches and...
K-9 takes down suspect who ran into woods, deputies say
Dateline: Jul 21 2016 at 6:42 am
A 44-year-old man who deputies say tried to avoid capture is facing multiple charges and is recovering after being bitten by a K-9. Deputies were called to Abbeville Highway in Anderson at about 7 ...
Why Your Dog Needs Mental Stimulation
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 10:56 pm
consider their history when deciding how much mental stimulation your dog needs. Hunting, herding and working dogs were all created to help get jobs done for their owners. This means they require a...
Facility dog joins Wichita PD Victim Assistance Unit
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 8:49 am
Unlike a service dog ... with the Wichita Police Department is the first such placement in the State of Kansas. There are currently 113 courthouse dogs working in 34 states. KSDS Assistance Dogs, I...
The Best Types of Dogs for Runners
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 1:46 am
If you?re searching for a perfect running partner, what kind of dog should you pick? Some breeds, such as huskies and greyhounds, were bred to run, and most working dogs are naturally suited to run...
Family that sent care packages to Military Working Dogs now trying to care for their own
Dateline: Jul 20 2016 at 1:35 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. ? A family that has supported Military Working Dogs overseas is now asking for help caring for their own dog here at home. Kylie Blake raised money and has now sent more than 80...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: Jul 19 2016 at 8:20 am
autism assistance dogs, diabetic alert dogs, and facilitated guide dogs, among others. The impact Bobo has made on Kneisly and her family is incredible, and Bish advises that others interested in g...
Trips to the Alabama DMV won?t be so bad now because you can support hero dogs and war vets
Dateline: Jul 18 2016 at 3:50 pm
Canine Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, first officially recognized as a combat affliction in 2009, affects approximately 10 percent of former military working dogs returning from active duty. Some ...
12 banned dog breeds in the UAE
Dateline: Jul 16 2016 at 3:11 pm
While well-trained German Shepherds are least likely to attack people or other ... Doberman Pinscher is a crossbreed of majorly the Beauceron, German Pinscher, and Rottweiler. Intended for guard du...
Top 10 guard dogs that will protect your home better than a security system
Dateline: Jul 16 2016 at 8:12 am
The oldest of the herding breeds, the Rottweiler is inherently devoted to its family and is suspect of strangers until properly introduced. Like German Shepherds, Rottweilers are also active and ea...
7 clues climate change is here to stay
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 5:51 pm
Global warming isn?t just impacting coastal cities or tropical islands. In Alaska, the 1,000-mile long Iditarod has had a rocky few years thanks to unusually warm winters and springs. This year, th...
New leash on life: former military working dogs honored for service
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 7:58 am
WASHINGTON ? During a routine perimeter check in the desert of Afghanistan, Isky found a roadside bomb. He had come to a complete stop, sitting near the explosive device, patiently waiting for orde...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: Jul 15 2016 at 6:02 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...
The Compression of Radiological Pelvic Measurements Between Normal and Dysplastic German Shepherd Dogs
Dateline: Jul 14 2016 at 9:05 pm
G&G Academia Animal Hospital, Akatlar-Istanbul-Turkey; University of Istanbul, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is inherited developmental disease of hip j...
Hero Dogs Honored on Capitol Hill With Medal of Courage
Dateline: Jul 14 2016 at 6:36 pm
Four retired military working dogs were presented with special medals to commemorate their service on Capitol Hill this week. The dogs received the American Humane Association?s K-9 Medal of Courag...
4 Military Working Dogs Given Top Military Honor for Their Service
Dateline: Jul 12 2016 at 9:56 pm
Four canines were given the top-dog treatment today on Capitol Hill as they received the nation?s highest honor for their service and sacrifice to the U.S. Matty, a Czech German Shepherd; Fieldy, a...
Molly the puppy stolen in Nanaimo, family wants her back
Dateline: Jul 12 2016 at 3:58 pm
Nanaimo RCMP said the six-month-old Rottweiler/German shepherd/Labrador cross was tied to a bench outside London Drugs at the Port Place Shopping Centre about 5:30 p.m. Sunday and was gone when a f...
4 Canines Given Top Military Honor for Their Service
Dateline: Jul 12 2016 at 9:31 am
"Soldiers have been relying on these four-footed comrades-in-arms since the beginning of organized warfare and today military dogs are more important than ever in keeping our service men and women ...
Working dogs need vests too
Dateline: Jul 11 2016 at 6:00 pm
Altus Police Department?s K-9 working dogs Caesar and Sami both will receive bulletproof and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in...
Puddister asks for discussion on pit bull rules
Dateline: Jul 11 2016 at 3:00 pm
?In my own life I?ve experienced bad Labrador retrievers and good German shepherds,? he said ... dogs that are basically bred for this type of thing, Dobermans or Rottweiler, should be held to a hi...
Service dog named after fallen IMPD officer Renn graduates from ICAN
Dateline: Jul 10 2016 at 6:00 pm
A service ... Assistance Network (ICAN), an organization that trains and places services dogs with individuals with disabilities. Lynn Renn, officer Renn?s widow, wrote this letter to the service d...
A longitudinal study on diarrhoea and vomiting in young dogs of four large breeds
Dateline: Jun 22 2016 at 10:00 am
Prospective studies to document the occurrence of canine diarrhoea and vomiting are relatively scarce in dogs ... All the dams had been recently vaccinated against canine parvovirus, canine distemp...
Bully Breeds vs. Insurance Companies
Dateline: Feb 2 2015 at 8:20 pm
Prejudice is alive and well in the insurance industry. Every day thousands of "bully breeds" (pit bulls, German shepherds, Rottweilers, Akitas, etc.) are euthanized because they cannot be adopted. ...

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