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Arrest of the man who named his dog Buhari was a proactive step to avert bloodshed- Ogun police says
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 8:20 pm
Ogun state police command has released a statement explaining why Chinakwe Joachim Iroko was arrested for naming his dog Buhari. According to the police, Chinakwe who lives in Ketere area in the st...
Nigerian police reveal: The real reason we charged man who named his dog ?Buhari? to court is...
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 8:08 pm
The police on Monday decried public comments linking President Muhammadu Buhari with the ongoing saga over a dog named ?Buhari? in Ogun State. A 40-year old trader, Joe Chinakwe, was recently arres...
Dogs use same parts of brain as humans to process language
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 7:18 pm
Dogs register that they are being praised only if the words ... long a flashpoint between India and rival Pakistan. Taliban appoints new military chief as new leader settles in Taliban appoints new...
How police lied concerning man who named dog Buhari, lawyer reveals
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 6:56 pm
? Barrister Inibehe Effiong, the lawyer to Joe Iroko Chinakwe, has punctured a statement released by the police on why his client was arrested ? Iroko was arrested and arraigned by the police for a...
Police Say Man Who Named Dog BuhariI Has Nothing To Do With President Buhari
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 5:29 pm
The Lagos zone 2 command of the Nigeria Police has dissociated President Muhammadu Buhari from the case involving a man who named his pet dog ?Buhari.? The police, in a statement made available to ...
Jasper is working hard to become a top police dog
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 5:04 pm
Strafford County Sheriff?s Dept. Sgt. Kris Kerkensen and Jasper helped police in Maine apprehend a man who fled from the scene of a crash near the South Berwick town line last week. They crossed a ...
Sawyer Co. Judge issues bond order to protect K-9 unit
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 4:09 pm
Hayward, WI ( -- A Sawyer County man is in jail after allegedly making deadly threats on social media that include harming a community member and the Sawyer County K-9 Unit. The pending ...
Armed Carrollton man shot by police after dog complaint, neighbor says police went too far
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 2:48 pm
A Vietnam veteran is clinging to life after he was shot in the head by a police officer on Saturday. The shooting happened after Carrollton police say he refused to put his gun down while officers ...
Man who killed Ohio police K-9 sentenced to 45 years in prison
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 2:09 pm
The man convicted of shooting and killing a police K-9 in Ohio was sentenced to 45 years in prison Wednesday. Kelontre Barefield pleaded guilty and received 34 years for killing Jethro, plus an add...
Heartbroken Cop Honors Fallen K-9 Partner By Fostering A Shelter Dog
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 2:05 pm
Although devastating at first, sometimes a loss can lead to a new, amazing beginning. The Humphreys decided to honor Eiko, loving family member and K-9 officer, after losing him to cancer at eight ...
K-9 officer left in hot car dies; deputy fired
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 1:51 pm
An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been fired after his K-9 officer died while in his care. The Stephens County Sheriff's Office terminated Matthew Peck after an investigation into the dog's death an...
Albany County K-9 to receive bullet, stab-proof vest
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 8:45 am
Man?s best friend will have extra protection in Albany County. "Mo" a K-9 with the Albany County Sheriff?s Office is getting a bullet and stab protective vest. The 4-year-old German Shepard?s speci...
Hunky 'Heartthrobs And Hound Dogs' Calendar Raises Money For Dog Rescues
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 7:28 am
firefighters and military veterans from across Texas recently posed with precious rescue pups for a new calendar that?s raising money for local rescue centers. The issue is part of photographer Ric...
Local police officer?s mission to bring scent specific search and rescue K-9 to Tippecanoe Co.
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 3:09 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) TIPPECANOE ...
Dog Keeps Hospital Patients Safe by Sniffing Out Superbugs
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 2:19 am
The working dog has close to a 100% detection rate and has passed all his exams, which means he will soon be working at the hospital full-time. ?There?s an analogy that we can perhaps smell a teasp...
Man gets prison time for brandishing sword, using dog as police shield
Dateline: Aug 29 2016 at 2:16 am
BAY CITY, MI ? A 40-year-old man who drunkenly attacked his son with a sword and then tried to use his dog as a shield against police is heading to prison. Jeffrey M. Gwizdala on Monday, Aug. 29, a...
Supply of T-shirts for fallen K-9 can?t keep up with early demand
Dateline: Aug 28 2016 at 11:16 pm
KINGMAN ? Amigo has plenty of amigos. Arizona Going Blue, a citizens? group that supports law enforcement officers and first responders, is raising money to build a permanent memorial for Kingman P...
Memoir about much more than mushing
Dateline: Aug 28 2016 at 11:11 pm
Q: Why dogsledding? A: I grew up in California and I always read dogsledding books. My mom was in love with the idea of Alaska, and she read me books about the Iditarod. When I lived in Norway when...
Author pays tribute to military dog Remmy
Dateline: Aug 28 2016 at 10:52 pm
BELLAIRE ? There?s a void in the office at Dewitt Marine. Remmy, the affectionate, tennis ball-loving Dutch Shepherd, often joined his owner Doug Davis at work for the more than four years they wer...
Labor Pains: Petplan Finds Working Dog Breeds Are More Prone to Injury, Cancer
Dateline: Aug 28 2016 at 4:01 pm
As America recognizes the contributions of its workers on September 5, Petplan pet insurance is marking Labor Day with a celebration of the working dog. From Boxers to St. Bernards, Portuguese Wate...
Cops are Programmed to Kill and the Growing Epidemic of Police Shooting Dogs is Proof
Dateline: Aug 27 2016 at 6:00 pm
Almost two years after the firestorm that took place in Ferguson, Missouri, when a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager and militarized police descended in a brutal show of force to ...
Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon event to salute first responders, military heroes
Dateline: Aug 27 2016 at 6:00 pm
Helen Woodward Animal Center?s Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon marks its 11th year on a very important date ? 9/11. Paying tribute to the wonderful first responders and their working dogs who keep peop...
Police patrols will have more teeth
Dateline: Aug 27 2016 at 12:06 pm
While the breeds of German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever have been recommended for the sniffer and tracker wings, priority will be given to Rottweiler dogs in patrolling duties. The dogs will be ...
Man?s best friend, an undeniable force for good, is never off the clock
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 6:45 pm
Members such as Officer Sullivan favor both the trusted German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois breeds to get the job done, despite the well-known aggression within pit bulls, Rottweilers and Doberman...
10 Photos That Prove The Military Wouldn?t Be The Same Without Dogs
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 10:24 am
In honor of military working dogs, here are 10 awesome photos of the military?s four-legged warriors. Dogs have been a staple of military life for ages, but in recent years, military working dogs h...
Musher shares her Iditarod experiences
Dateline: Aug 26 2016 at 1:56 am
Cumberland Iditarod musher Monica Zappa will speak on Monday at 5 p.m. at the Thomas St. Angelo Public Library in Cumberland. She is a 3-time Iditarod finisher and will share her experiences of wha...
Pack Leader: Marine Military Working Dog Handler
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 10:11 pm
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - A Marine looks down at his dog and confidently commands him to sit. The four-year-old German shepherd complies, looks to his handler for approval and awaits the ne...
Weekly Dose of Fat ? Show #107 ? Bill Flemming Iditarod 1000 Racer and Owner of the Trek Store in Anchorage
Dateline: Aug 25 2016 at 6:00 pm
This photo is of Paul?s Sonder Vir Fortis from the new bike division of British outdoor online retailer Appkit. Paul says: This is my first fatty (I?ve been dreaming of owning a fatbike for about 1...
Cavalier King Charles Health and Care
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 6:46 pm
There are many dog maladies, like canine hip dysplasia, which are not universally treated in ... The usual vaccines contain immunizing doses of several different viruses such as distemper, parvovir...
Running with Sled Dogs
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 1:32 pm
On March 17, the twins finished the Iditarod, the epic 1,000-plus-mile Alaskan trek from anchorage to Nome. Kristy finished 39th (of 71 finishers), just 13 seconds ahead of Anna. It was Kristy?s se...
Still waiting: Dog that escaped Bluecut Fire flames remains at Apple Valley shelter
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 9:33 am
Town spokeswoman Kathie Martin confirmed Wednesday that the German Shepherd-Rottweiler mix ? nicknamed Blue ? has yet to be claimed by her owner, one week after leaping into the arms of Cal Fire Ba...
Information On Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:23 am
Primarily tasked with the responsibility of fishing out hidden bombs, fire arms and drugs, these are well trained dogs that also ensure that their human counterparts safely get out of dangerous war...
Lawrenceville pet store owner to help Louisiana flood pet victims
Dateline: Aug 24 2016 at 7:06 am
Tom Wargo, owner of Daffy?s Pet Soup Kitchen and Pet Assistance Service Team, is working with the Louisiana ... He said when they approach some dogs, the animals may be afraid or suddenly panic and...
Barry ZeVan: My Life Among the Giants
Dateline: Aug 23 2016 at 6:00 pm
He spent time in Alaska serving in the Air Force at Elmendorf in 1955 and covered the Iditarod for ESPN in the 80s. He?s written a book and his Alaska adventures are part of the mix of an incredibl...
Monument would honor all military dogs, handlers
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 11:34 pm
If the nonprofit Guardians of Freedom Memorial has its way, there will be a monument built in Herkimer County to honor military working dogs and their handlers. The memorial would feature a bronze ...
What stronger German shepherd or a rottweiler?
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 6:09 pm
Mostly depending on the dog but overall, the German Shepherd. They have been proven to have a stronger bite pressure and they are more athletic and strong than a rottweiler which is also very stron...
Assistance Dogs Northwest helps out, one canine at a time
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 3:09 am
Jenna Clark, a quadriplegic islander who had been eagerly waiting for her service dog ... Assistance Dogs Northwest was born. ?This is something I?ve wanted to do since I was little,? Maurer said a...
8 Things That Can Push Your Insurance Rates Through the Roof
Dateline: Aug 22 2016 at 1:50 am
Common no-no pets are Akitas, pit bulls, Rottweilers, and German shepherds, although you should check with your insurance company before heading to the breeder or shelter. While this restriction mi...
Iditarod winner King changes mind on Murkowski. One reason? Donald Trump
Dateline: Aug 19 2016 at 7:29 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The Latest on the Alaska U.S. Senate race (all times local): Jeff King, a four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, is changing political teams when it comes to A...
Does your dog love you more than her dinner bowl?
Dateline: Aug 17 2016 at 6:00 pm
So what does this study mean for you and your dog? Fido probably likes you just as much, if not more, than he likes food. But the findings may come in useful for hard-working dogs, as well. "A dog ...
Pet-cloning lab in S. Korea starts military dog program
Dateline: Aug 16 2016 at 6:00 pm
SEOUL, South Korea ? It takes a special dog to be a military K-9, and a South Korean scientist believes he has found a way to make sure there?s always a full supply ? by cloning them. The Sooam Bio...
Health Guarantee and Representation
Dateline: Aug 6 2016 at 4:53 pm
(I do not guarantee against communicable diseases such as parvovirus , distemper ... to prevent this puppy from acquiring hereditary defects. The development of canine hip dysplasia is not dependen...
Vom Patton K9 Services
Dateline: Aug 1 2016 at 12:58 pm
canine hip dysplasia - things to ponder ... Vaccines are linked to seizures. Distemper, parvovirus, rabies and, presumably, other vaccines have been linked with poly neuropathy, a nerve disease tha...
Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England
Dateline: Jul 9 2016 at 11:12 pm
[68] Brady S, Norris JM, Kelman M, Ward MP (2012) Canine parvovirus in Australia ... [107] Wood JLN (2002) Heritability and epidemiology of canine hip-dysplasia score and its components in Labrador...
How to Adopt a Working Dog
Dateline: Dec 20 2015 at 8:00 am
If you?ve ever watched an assistance ... as well. Working dog programs take extreme care in adopting out career change dogs. You may also have a long wait. Depending on the program, there can be ye...
What is the temperment of a Rottweiler/German Shepherd?
Dateline: Jul 24 2015 at 10:00 am
Raised right, it is the best dog you'll ever own. I had one growing up and I have another one right now. Here are a few awesome things about my Rotty/German Shepherd mix and also a few things to lo...
Warm winter forces Iditarod dog sled race to move north
Dateline: Mar 7 2015 at 4:07 am
(CNN)An unseasonably warm winter has left parts of Alaska's Iditarod trail without snow, exposing grass and gravel and forcing the famous dogsled race to move 225 miles north. Opening ceremonies in...

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