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For campers, Washington power outage is no big deal
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 3:35 pm
I fantasized it was a step closer to entering the Iditarod. This week, the following nights without power gave us more time to be creative. We have a generator, but we know others are using blocks ...
Police dog takes down man armed with crossbow
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 1:41 pm
Police say when they arrived at the scene, Ancus Marcius Hoffer Bone was pacing in a parking lot. He reportedly put down the crossbow but would not follow other instructions. K-9 Diesel bit the sus...
Crossbow-wielding man taken down by Colorado Springs police dog
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 1:33 pm
A man armed with a crossbow was brought down by a Colorado Springs police K-9 after he refused to listen to officers Tuesday afternoon. Police say Ancus Marcius Hoffar Bone had taken a crossbow ins...
Woman donates money for K-9 deputy
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 10:31 am
A Waterloo woman is donating a significant amount of money to the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office, in honor of K-9 Ricky who died this weekend. K-9 Ricky loyally served Winneshiek County for sev...
Police dog recovering after Toronto machete attack
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 8:44 am
A man is facing charges after he allegedly cut the neck of a Toronto Police Service dog. Lonca, the one-year-old dog, was with officers as they carried out a search warrant related to an illegal ga...
Veteran Claims Restaurant Refused To Seat Him And His Service Dog
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) ? A military veteran suffering from PTSD claims he and his life were denied service at Medford restaurant because they were accompanied by his service dog. Mike Alcorn, talking w...
5th-grader never got to meet fallen officer she helped
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 7:54 am
When Officer Ryan Copeland died in a car accident, it was revealed that he and his K-9, Boris, were going to surprise the 11-year-old with a visit. ?That might not happen anymore,? Messling said. E...
Toronto police dog hacked by machete-wielding man
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 6:45 am
A Toronto police dog is recovering after being injured by a machete-wielding man as police executed a search warrant in Willowdale Monday. It happened at a home in the Senlac Road and Churchill Ave...
Listen: Jeffrey Alexander - Water Meditations
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 5:50 am
Jeffrey Alexander is a true head. After following and taping live shows of the Grateful Dead during the 80s, he began making music of his own, forming The Iditarod, Black Forest/Black Sea, and the ...
Bomb-sniffing dog returns to military handler after custody fight
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 5:02 am
Fayetteville, N.C. ? A pit bull who served as a bomb-sniffing dog in the military returned on Monday to his handler after a weeks-long social media battle that cost a Hoke County sheriff's deputy h...
Nearer, Iditarod, to thee
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 4:40 am
As part of our continuing efforts to bring you as much information about our region as possible we offer readers a press release service that allows private firms, public agencies, non-governmental...
Police: Man Who Savagely Beat Dog Still On The Loose
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 3:30 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ? Earlier in the month, deputies were called to the 1500 block of Charter East Circle to investigate a report of animal cruelty. It was reported that a man had been seen beating a ...
EL CENTRO: Norco man who led officers on pursuit subdued by K-9
Dateline: Nov 24 2015 at 12:48 am
A Norco man was arrested Sunday morning, Nov. 22, in El Centro after leading officers on a pursuit on and being subdued by a K-9. After being treated at a hospital for the dog bite, 26-year-old Bry...
Officer to adopt his K-9 partner
Dateline: Nov 23 2015 at 11:33 am
A nearly 8-year-old Nash County K-9 officer named Sasha is adjusting to life with three legs as the department readies the retirement papers for the pup who recently lost her left front leg due to ...
Gallia K-9 Shelter renovation under way
Dateline: Nov 23 2015 at 8:57 am
A Gallia County maintenance crew member works on repairing the ceilings and heating implements of the Gallia County K-9 Shelter. Here is some of the singed insulation county workers discovered in t...
Albuquerque Cop Turns Police Dog Loose On 58-Year-Old Man With Hands Up (Video)
Dateline: Nov 23 2015 at 4:50 am
A recently-released police body camera video (below) from July shows an unidentified cop releasing a K-9 police dog on a 58-year-old suspect, Michael O?Connor, who put his hands up to surrender in ...
Are sheep dogs lost on the range?
Dateline: Nov 22 2015 at 2:06 pm
These days, the Colorado Wool Growers Association encourages ranchers to better socialize their working dogs to avoid conflict with humans, and to make sure the guardian dogs are moved with the she...
Diesel, French police dog killed in St-Denis raid, was due to retire
Dateline: Nov 22 2015 at 3:35 am
His handler describes how seven-year-old Malinois was sent in to search apartment where Abdelhamid Abaaoud was holed up The French police dog that died in the shootout with terrorists suspected of ...
Keys to Broncos at Bears: Osweiler needs help from running game
Dateline: Nov 22 2015 at 1:22 am
With the windchill, it will feel like 15 to 25 degrees on Sunday. The conditions are ideal for ice fishing, Iditarod racing and snowmobiling. Into this backdrop steps Brock Osweiler, making his fir...
Helping Paws: Shepherds, labs and terriers
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 5:52 pm
Dogs available this week include mixes of German Shepherd, Labrador Retriever, pit bull, Rottweiler, shepherd and terrier, and include one remaining dog rescued from the Valley fire. Dogs that are ...
Sniffing out ovarian cancer: Working dogs help in the war on cancer ? with their amazing noses
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 11:00 am
Excerpted from "Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures" McBaine is a black-and-white English springer spaniel with a constantly wagging tail and a passion for sniffing out ovar...
PUPPY TO PARTNER: Nonprofit paws4people trains dogs to aid humans
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 4:31 am
A group of puppies could stop at big-box stores, restaurants, police ... has an assistance dog of his own. He has struggled with drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder, but working with ...
Military dog given noble burial
Dateline: Nov 21 2015 at 4:30 am
A highly unusual memorial and burial, in the small rural farming town of Powell, Wyo., was held Wednesday to celebrate and lay to rest a soldier. This soldier loved chasing tennis balls and chewing...
Meet the dogs that can sniff out cancer better than some lab tests
Dateline: Nov 19 2015 at 11:53 pm
A British organization, Medical Detection Dogs, has eight dogs sniff out 3,000 urine samples from National Health Service patients to see if they can correctly discern who has cancer and who doesn'...
Dogs can suffer from PTSD
Dateline: Nov 19 2015 at 7:38 am
Other symptoms can include attempting to escape certain environments or avoid those environments. In some cases the dog in question who was a good working dog will suddenly fail to complete his tas...
Military police officer charged for killing two hunting dogs
Dateline: Nov 18 2015 at 10:35 pm
A military police officer, stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, is facing multiple charges for killing two hunting dogs on Saturday reported Tuesday's WITN News. Corporal Jeremy Edge was arre...
An Iditarod to remember: Ashley Perry's story
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 11:22 pm
The Iditarod is one of the most inspiring and courageous events that takes place every year in Alaska. Ten-year-old Ashley Perry has fallen in love with the sport and was given the opportunity to r...
Virginia Beach 5th grader Takes Action to support Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 17 2015 at 1:37 am
Virginia Beach, Va. (WTKR) - A 10-year-old girl and her family are taking action to support Military Working Dogs by creating care packages filled with toys, blankets and treats. Kylie Blake has cr...
Keep Your Pets Safe This Monsoon via Sanitation, Vaccination and De-worming
Dateline: Nov 15 2015 at 8:26 am
Because it can cause immediate death if its a cardio problem. Breeds like Labrador, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Rottweiler and Dobermans are more susceptible to this disease,? says Sokkali...
Gun Dog: Are Treeing Walker Hounds Good Dogs for Family Pets?
Dateline: Nov 14 2015 at 5:29 pm
These gun dogs make good pets ? in the right family. Gun dog breeders say coonhounds are first and foremost, working dogs with lots of energy. They are sweet and easy going, but they make a lot of ...
Four-Time Iditarod Champion Comes to Duluth
Dateline: Nov 14 2015 at 12:37 pm
An Iditarod champion was in Duluth Saturday to tell his story and raise money for the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Lance Mackey's story is came to life at UMD, where they screened "The Great ...
Advice on Pets: Military dogs deserve honors, too
Dateline: Nov 13 2015 at 1:20 pm
DEAR FRIENDS: As we remember and honor our military veterans this month, I am reminded of another group of veterans, the fearless canine ?battle buddies? who also serve our country alongside these ...
Blind woman ordered to give up guide dog after it bites 3 strangers
Dateline: Nov 13 2015 at 7:14 am
A 65-year-old blind woman fighting to keep her beloved certified guide dog has asked ... down or approach suddenly working dogs," Babcock said. "She didn't want to use the muzzle." But ever since t...
Exploring the Last Frontier in style on a luxurious Crystal Cruise
Dateline: Nov 12 2015 at 4:42 pm
guided by the professionals of the Iditarod Dog Races (from Skagway). *A second ?musher?s camp? dog sledding adventure is offered from Juneau. Whale-watching eco-adventure, combines a favorite acti...
Karin Hendrickson on her recovery and preparing for the Iditarod
Dateline: Nov 11 2015 at 4:00 pm
Almost one year ago, Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson was hit by a car on a training run, resulting in broken bones and torn muscles. Now, she is preparing her mind, body, and team for a return to...
Canine PTSD: how the US military's use of dogs affects their mental wellbeing
Dateline: Nov 11 2015 at 10:39 am
In 2014 about 5-10% of deployed military working dogs showed signs of canine PTSD ? but the disorder can affect dogs far away from battlefields too US air force military working dog Jackson sits on...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 3:32 am
Animals enrich our lives in many unique and special ways, but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, no...
5 Surprising Facts About the Iditarod Dog Sled Race
Dateline: Mar 10 2014 at 8:47 am
Iditarod race founder and musher Joe Redington, Sr., created the long-distance race named after the trail to keep Alaska dogsledding alive and to help the Iditarod Trail become recognized as a hist...
Service dog owners still hounded despite change in law
Dateline: Mar 7 2014 at 12:30 am
The state chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is hosting a training session in Nashville, with local police and emergency response ... problems when he travels with his service dog, She...
canine health
Dateline: Dec 2 2013 at 8:00 am
Parvo is a disease that strikes fear into the hearts of ... The most common places a mosquito... Canine hip dysplasia is a painful genetically inherited disease that affects one in four dogs. As in...
More Dogs Posing as Service Animals
Dateline: Sep 10 2013 at 6:46 pm
Or barking the way a pet dog is wont to yip? More dogs may be posing as service animals ... ability to be a working team out in public,? Marcie Davis, founder of International Assistance Dog Awaren...

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