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PSNI dogs training to keep the streets free from crime
Dateline: May 30 2016 at 12:22 am
For Sam the Spaniel, a police career offered a second chance at life. He was in a pound before being rescued and ending up with the PSNI, where he is now a highly-trained search dog. For the past y...
Stoned man calls police on dog that 'shot' him
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 9:08 pm
(NEWSER) ? We suppose many different kinds of injuries inflicted upon one's fleshy backside can feel like a gunshot?especially if that someone is stoned out of his mind and possibly suffering from ...
Oxford K-9 discovers meth lab; 2 arrested
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 1:53 pm
A routine traffic stop ended with two arrests in Oxford during the weekend. Chief Bill Partridge said the police patrol division K-9 uncovered a meth lab. Two people have been arrested for manufact...
Independence police dog has new vest
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 1:27 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --An Independence police dog now has a new bullet-proof and stab-resistant vest. Tyton wears the new body armor while on duty, thanks to the group "Vested Interest K-9...
Police: Man under the influence of marijuana mistakes dog bite for gunshot wound
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 11:44 am
GROESBECK, Texas ? A Texas man, who was said to be under the influence of marijuana, called police after he thought he had been shot in the buttocks, only to realize he was suffering from a dog bit...
K-9 officer leads police to large stash of illegal drugs, alleged drug dealer arrested
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 10:44 am
K-9 officer leads police to large stash of illegal drugs, alleged drug dealer arrested By Kristi Nix Houston Community Newspapers A K-9 officer involved in an investigation following a traffic stop...
Service dog provides support for entire family
Dateline: May 29 2016 at 8:47 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...
Marion Police to purchase third K-9 service dog
Dateline: May 28 2016 at 11:20 pm
MARION ? A soon-to-be police officer could have four legs and have a tendency to chase tennis balls. The Marion City Council approved the purchase of a new canine for the police department Monday f...
Dog Police: The Most Insane TV Show Ideas Ever Filmed
Dateline: May 28 2016 at 11:14 pm
TV is a mixed bag, ranging from the high art of shows like Breaking Bad and Game Of Thrones to pandering attempts to please the lowest common denominator like The Bachelor and Game Of Thrones. This...
Detroit police acted like 'dog death squad,' lawsuit says
Dateline: May 28 2016 at 9:54 pm
DETROIT, MI -- Three months after Detroit paid $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed because Detroit Police Officer Daryl Dawson fatally shot a chained-up dog named Babycakes, the Department is being ...
Woodland police dog wakes after being hit by car during pursuit
Dateline: May 28 2016 at 9:43 pm
A Woodland police service dog severely injured after being hit by a car while chasing a suspect woke up after surgery Sunday, police said. Peydro, a German shepherd, has demonstrated sensory and mo...
E.C. students raise money to buy K-9 officer bulletproof vest
Dateline: May 28 2016 at 4:14 am
EAST CHICAGO ? East Chicago police Officer Eddie Bastardo and his K-9 partner, Mitt, visited Harrison Elementary School on Thursday to thank the students for raising money for a bulletproof vest fo...
Police: 13 dogs dead, others sick in Phoenix neighborhood may have been poisoned
Dateline: May 28 2016 at 12:34 am
PHOENIX - At least 13 dogs have died and several others have fallen ill in west Phoenix this month, most of them poisoned, according to Phoenix police and the dogs' owners. The dogs were at three s...
Cloned Military Working Dogs become a reality
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 12:28 pm
It seems like a page out of a science fiction novel; but today, in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, ?Specter? the cloned military working dog is being trained to sniff out explosives. Specter is the thir...
Valdosta Police K-9 Unit receives donation
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 6:37 am
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Police Department has received a generous donation to help support emergency care for police K-9's. VPD recently acquired three additional K-9?s, growing the un...
Calhoun K9s get training from The Netherlands
Dateline: May 27 2016 at 6:10 am
21 dogs, German shepherds and a rottweiler, were working side-by-side Friday, learning new tricks. The three-day session put the dogs and handlers through different scenarios, from running through ...
Amazing dogs that change the lives of children with disabilities
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 8:10 pm
But when Connor suddenly disappears to the hospital, Casey is the one who becomes anxious and withdrawn. A working dog, this makes sense; he?s suddenly unemployed, robbed of a mission and a sense o...
Meet Keno, Sparta and Kilo: K-9 handlers to graduate
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 11:41 am
You're hiding from police and an officer yells for you to come out or they'll release their K-9: What would you do? It's a scenario police must be trained for and starting today, May 26, there will...
Cloned military police dog being trained in Mercer county
Dateline: May 26 2016 at 7:00 am
A dog trainer in Mercer county is taking part in an experiment involving dogs that are clones. A new resident at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville is Specter, the clone. As part of an experiment...
Humane Association: Why Aren't Military Dogs Reunited With Their Owners?
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 6:00 pm
Despite the American Humane Association?s successful advocacy for a requirement that former tactical dogs be brought home after their service ends, the animals often do not end up with their former...
Ban on import of foreign dog breeds evokes mixed reactions
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 3:27 pm
Foreign dogs that can survive in India Labrador Pug Dachshund Pomeranian German shepherd Doberman Dalmatian Beagle Great Dane Rottweiler Boxer Some mastiffs Airedale Terrier Golden retriever Chesap...
K-9 cop nabs evading suspect in north Harris County
Dateline: May 25 2016 at 6:28 am
An evading suspect had a rough run-in with a K-9 cop in north Harris County last week. This is the mug shot of Patrick Bouvier Davenport, 30. According to Precinct 4, deputy constables were called ...
Veterans lose their military dogs in mass adoptions out
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 6:00 pm
ROCKINGHAM ? U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson?s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act contained a request for a formal investigation into mismanaged adoptions of military working dogs from th...
Warwick police dog gets lifesaving vest
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 8:06 am
ALBANY ? The next time ?Stitch? is out in the field, hard at work on a drug trafficking case or searching for a missing person, he?ll be doing it with some new, life-saving protection now that the ...
Heartbroken, depressed and sad, shelter senior wouldn't even get up for treats
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:33 am
Click here for Lucas' PetHarbor listing. LUCAS - ID#A4946767. "My name is Lucas and I am described as a male, black and brown Rottweiler and German Shepherd Dog. The shelter thinks I am about 10 ye...
Military Dog of the Year to lead parade
Dateline: May 24 2016 at 2:18 am
A four-legged parade marshal will be at the helm of this year?s Live Oak Memorial Day Parade. Sgt. Rambo, named 2015 Military Dog of the Year by the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, wil...
Microchips for working dogs
Dateline: May 23 2016 at 12:28 am
Question: I have heard that working dogs are exempt from compulsory microchipping. Does that mean that I needn?t have had my Labrador, which I work on a number of local shoots, microchipped recentl...
FactCheck: Are restricted dog breeds inherently more dangerous than all the rest?
Dateline: May 22 2016 at 7:21 am
It found that the breeds most commonly identified in the biting incidents were: Pit bull (137 bite victims), rottweiler (24), pit bull mix (13), German shepherd (10), German shepherd mix (9), Akita...
Pets that need homes
Dateline: May 21 2016 at 4:20 am
Jasmine is a gorgeous Rottweiler mix. Still a pup at 1 years old, she is all wagging tail and big brown eyes. Jazz wants to find a family to grow with. She loves to play. Mia is a female German s...
SC motel owner charged for refusing room to woman with service dog
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 9:23 pm
A Myrtle Beach motel owner is facing charges after police said he refused to let a woman rent a room because of her service animal ... or facilities by the dog. (d) Every person who is a trainer of...
New bronze statue for Seward
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 6:49 am
The detailed sculpture was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. It was created by Pat Garley, assisted by Colleen Wake, of Arctic Fires Bronze Sculptureworks of Palmer, Alaska. Locals...
Routley: Help! My puppy is sick!
Dateline: May 20 2016 at 5:17 am
I brought Jake to the vet, and with one simple test, they told me he had Parvovirus. Apparently, certain breeds like German Shepherds, Dobermans and Rottweilers are more prone to getting it. I thou...
Dateline: May 19 2016 at 1:12 am
Service animals are working ... dogs trained? ?By definition, a service dog is a dog that performs a task that mitigates a disability of the dog?s owner. Since each person experiences a disability ...
AG's daughter with Down syndrome trains dogs for service, FBI
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 4:00 am
has been recently working on articulating her words. "Pu- pu- pu- pu," she said as a cue to the dog and as a way for her practice saying "puppy." Arianna and the other people who spend time at Dogw...
The 10 smartest (more or less) dog breeds
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 2:31 am
German shepherd -- An intelligent but complex breed ... Warm and affectionate with immeidate family, they can be reserved with strangers. * Rottweiler -- Despite its fierce reputation, the Rottweil...
These very good dogs became decorated military heroes
Dateline: May 18 2016 at 1:28 am
Since the U.S. military first started using war dogs in World War I, the bomb detecting abilities of canines have prevented the loss of human life. Military war dogs are some very special, highly t...
Irish sheep dog smashes world record selling price at Skipton
Dateline: May 17 2016 at 9:05 am
A new world record price paid for a working sheep dog at an official sale of almost 15,000 was set at Skipton Auction Mart?s late Spring sale for a 16-month old dog from Northern Ireland?s Padraig...
Canine Hip Dysplasia - What You Need to Know
Dateline: May 7 2016 at 9:24 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...
What It's Like to Take On the Iditarod
Dateline: Mar 17 2016 at 2:37 am
Billy Snodgrass, a 59-year-old kennel owner and musher from Wyoming, is packing his sled. The next day he will embark on his fifth Iditarod Sled Dog Race, from Willow near Anchorage to Nome on the ...
As Alaska Warms, the Iditarod Adapts
Dateline: Mar 6 2016 at 12:44 pm
ANCHORAGE ? The Iditarod dog-sled race has gripped the imagination here for a long time, partly because it captures the idea, cherished by Alaskans, that a true-north wildness lies just over the ho...

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