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Owner cited after dog found locked in basement cage for at least two days: police
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 5:40 am
A Lebanon woman is facing dog law violations after police found a dog locked in a cage in her basement earlier this month. Lebanon City Police said they visited the residence of Nahomi Rivera, 22, ...
'Sgt. Stubby' Pays Tribute to World War I's Most Celebrated Military Dog
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 5:03 am
"Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero" is a family-friendly movie about one of the most brutal war's mankind has known. Somehow, the filmmakers have managed to tell a World War I story that should appeal ...
Police: Hendersonville man shot, killed his own dogs
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 4:38 am
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) - A Hendersonville man has been arrested after police say he intentionally shot and killed his own dogs. Officers responded to a shots-fired call on Sunday in the 100 b...
Man shoots, kills dog, buries it after it relieves itself in his yard, police say
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 4:28 am
A 23-year-old man has been taken into police custody after he shot and killed a dog after it relieved itself in his yard, officers said in a news release. The Fresno Bee reported that, according to...
Man to face attempted murder charges after shootout that killed K-9 Bane, injured officer
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 3:44 am
A Visalia man is expected to face charges as soon as Tuesday for his alleged role in a police shootout that injured a Tulare officer and killed his canine partner. At this time, he is one of three ...
Girl Bit By Dog At Yorkville Home: Police Reports
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 3:28 am
The Yorkville Police Department said a juvenile was injured during a car accident that took place at 3:47 p.m., Dec. 9 on Route 47 and Galena. Police said a 1995 Ford Ranger driven by Dave J.
SLT Police Help Severely Injured Dogs After Jumping Off Parking Garage
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 3:22 am
South Lake Tahoe Police helped two severely injured dogs after they jumped off a five story parking garage at Heavenly Village on Friday night. South Lake Tahoe Police helped two severely injured d...
We Spent A Night With Governors Island's Working Dogs
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 1:15 am
I'm in the back of a golf cart, under a plastic encasement intended to help with the cold. It's dark outside, and we have the headlights turned off so we don't scare away the beasts we're ...
Dog shot, killed, buried after peeing on man?s yard, police say
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 12:54 am
TULARE, Calif. ? Authorities say a man who shot a dog with an assault rifle for peeing on his yard and vehicle was arrested and is facing animal cruelty charges. The Tulare County Sheriff's Office ...
Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn
Dateline: Dec 11 2018 at 12:00 am
A California man is facing charges of animal cruelty after he allegedly killed a neighbor's dog. The Fresno Bee reports a Tulare County resident contacted deputies Monday to say her dog had gone mi...
California man kills dog for urinating on lawn, police say
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 10:53 pm
Police say Modesto Ramos killed his neighbor's dog because he was upset the animal kept urinating on his yard, vehicle. (Source: TULARE COUNTY SHERIFF/CNN TULARE COUNTY, CA (CNN) - A California man...
Defiance Co. Sheriff?s Office welcomes new K-9 officer
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 7:51 pm
DEFIANCE (WTOL) - The Defiance County Sheriff?s Office has introduced the newest member of their squad. K-9 Officer Taiga was welcomed as the newest deputy on the force. According to the sheriff?s ...
Police: Man killed dog for urinating on lawn
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 6:30 pm
TULARE COUNTY, California - A California man is accused of killing a dog because it urinated on his lawn. Modesto Ramos is charged with animal cruelty causing death. When the dog's owner realized ...
Officers reflect on value of K-9 partners following death of Tulare Co. police dog
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 2:18 pm
Tulare Police are mourning the loss of one of their own after a Sunday night traffic stop escalated to a shootout. K-9 officer Bane was a year-and-a-half, Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd mix.
South Dakota Police K-9 Tries on Snow Boots, And It's Adorable
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 11:18 am
A K-9 officer in South Dakota is melting hearts after the Rapid City Police Department posted footage of the working dog adjusting to new snow boots. The roughly one-minute clip shows K-9 Jary conf...
Man Taken Into Custody With K-9?s Help After Hourslong Standoff at Temple City In-N-Out Burger
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 10:38 am
A man who triggered a burglary alarm at a Temple City In-N-Out burger was taken into custody after barricading himself inside the restaurant for more than 10 hours on Monday. Deputies first ...
K-9 Retires from South Williamsport Police Department
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 6:04 am
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. ? The borough of South Williamsport is saying goodbye to one of its furriest employees. Dany, a German Shepherd mix, is retiring from the police department. Now 9 years ...
Oregon State Police K-9 sniffs out 124 pounds of meth
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 5:20 am
An Oregon State Police K-9 sniffed out 124-pounds of drugs in Oregon. Police say K-9 "Nero" helped a Oregon State Trooper conduct a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on I-5. During contact, severa...
California Police K-9 Killed, Officer Wounded in Shootout
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 3:45 am
TULARE, California -- One person was killed and a police officer was injured Sunday night in a gunfight on the outskirts of Tulare, the Police Department has confirmed. A Tulare police dog named Ba...
Cops get 2 K-9 cars, thanks to $60,000 donation from local restaurant
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 2:31 am
When owners Foti Farmaki and Helena Balis, of The Riverwinds Restaurant, heard their hometown police force was in need of some help, they knew it was time to step up to the plate. Thanks to their g...
Families heartbroken after Cairns dogs killed by poison bait
Dateline: Dec 10 2018 at 12:06 am
Yorkeys Knob woman Rebecca Fonseka Perera's rottweiler Bear was killed by poison bait ... Ms Fonseka Perera said she believed the dog may have been a german shepherd or a german shepherd-cross. ?He...
Whitman County welcomes new K-9
Dateline: Dec 9 2018 at 4:37 pm
Sgt. Keith Cooper was ready to give up on the Whitman County Sheriff's Office K-9 responsibilities when his German shepherd, Unix, died from cancer in May at just 9 years old. "I didn't want to do ...
Cute pups in training for serious, life-changing work
Dateline: Dec 7 2018 at 3:37 am
Magic is being raised to be a working member of the Pacific Assistance ... service dog,? said Alli Sandberg, PADS raiser. Over three years, Magic will be shown the world so that someday he can ...
A week before his K-9 partner was to retire, Tampa police officer must say goodbye
Dateline: Dec 6 2018 at 11:24 pm
Officer Ryan Flannigan hoped his partner Chesney would get to enjoy retirement as a family pet, but it didn't turn out that way. TAMPA ? Lying in the back of Tampa police Officer Ryan Flannigan's p...
First Purpose-Built Military Working Dog Facility Opens
Dateline: Dec 6 2018 at 9:50 am
New Zealand?s first purpose-built military working dog facility was opened at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland at Whenuapai today. The new facility replaces older kennels that have...
Seavey cleared of drug tampering in Iditarod
Dateline: Dec 6 2018 at 5:47 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? The Iditarod Trail Committee Board of Directors has issued a statement that clears former four-time winner and former Northern Michigan University student Dallas Seavey of admin...
Hero Army Ranger dog Maiko is shot dead by militants in Afghanistan, as he saved soldiers' lives by leading them on a...
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 6:10 pm
Maiko, a highly trained multi-purpose canine (MPC), was on his sixth tour of duty in Afghanistan and had had several different military handlers. Maiko was born in 2011 in the Netherlands and arriv...
Iditarod Board Exonerates Dallas Seavey for Positive Drug Test in 2017; Explanation for Incident a Mystery
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 12:16 pm
Dallas Seavey, a four-time winner of the Iditarod, is not on the roster for the upcoming sled dog race, which follows his absence from the 2018 race due to the handling of a positive drug test on h...
Military dog killed in Afghanistan reportedly saved Army soldiers' lives during raid
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 10:03 am
A U.S. military dog who was killed late last month during a firefight with Al Qaeda forces reportedly saved Army soldiers' lives during the operation in Afghanistan. Maiko, a 7-year-old dog, along ...
Military Working Dog Handler Commended
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 9:07 am
Since arriving in New Zealand from the United Kingdom six years ago, former British Army Warrant Officer Alan Inkpen has worked tirelessly to introduce, train and maintain military working dogs for...
American Humane Reunites Idaho Service Member with his Military Working Dog
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 3:19 am
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Military working dog (MWD) Bakk, who bravely served for seven years as a patrol dog protecting our troops in South Korea and is retiring from service, was...
Jesse James Dupree of Jackyl is a rocker turned renaissance man
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 1:16 am
When Jesse James Dupree walks down the driveway of his Kennesaw compound to greet a couple of visitors, it wouldn?t be unexpected to see him trailed by a muscular Rottweiler or German Shepherd. Aft...
Watch this military dog reunite with his handler in Boise
Dateline: Dec 5 2018 at 12:30 am
BOISE ? When Tech Sgt. Dustin Cain left South Korea last January, he was hopeful that he could somehow find a way to sneak his partner over to Mountain Home Air Force Base, too. Cain spent a ...
5 Working Dogs of NYC from the New Book City of Dogs
Dateline: Dec 4 2018 at 9:54 pm
Reprinted from City of Dogs: New York Dogs, Their Neighborhoods, and the People Who Love Them by arrangement with Avery, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random ...
An Army Ranger dog named Maiko died saving US soldiers in a fierce fight in Afghanistan
Dateline: Dec 4 2018 at 9:12 pm
A military working dog was killed in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan last week, and his actions in his final moments saved the lives of several US soldiers. Maiko, a multi-purpose canine (MPC) as...
Mountain home airman reunited with his military dog from South Korea
Dateline: Dec 4 2018 at 12:55 pm
Boise - For the longest time, the Department of Defense viewed military dogs as equipment which meant that they were discarded when they were no longer useful, however, that changed in 2015 when a ...
A Military Working Dog Died Saving Army Rangers In A Fierce Firefight In Afghanistan
Dateline: Dec 4 2018 at 8:49 am
Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose. A military working dog was killed in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan ...
Mountain Home airman reunited with military working dog
Dateline: Dec 4 2018 at 8:45 am
BOISE ? Tuesday marked a special homecoming and reunion in Boise for two members of the United States military. As a part of the reunion, two close friends became family. Almost a year after saying...
US Military Dog Killed Alongside Army Ranger While Fighting Al-Qaeda
Dateline: Dec 4 2018 at 5:30 am
It has been revealed there had been another U.S. casualty in Afghanistan for the month of November and it involves man?s best friend. Maiko, a Multi-Purpose Canine, was assigned to 2nd Battalion ...
Diesel the rescue dog ? and more working animals with odd jobs
Dateline: Dec 3 2018 at 7:23 pm
Diesel the dog is trained to sniff out people trapped underneath rubble. He works with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. That sort of specialist training is one example of how working animals c...
America's VetDogs On Sully's Service To Bush: 'It Was An Honor'
Dateline: Dec 3 2018 at 3:31 am
LONG ISLAND, NY ? A heartbreaking photo of Sully, the service ... Dog Program, said Andrew Rubenstein, director of marketing for Guide Dog Foundation and America's VetDogs. Sully will be working ...
Mission S.A.: Organization gives military dogs second chance
Dateline: Nov 28 2018 at 12:39 am
SAN ANTONIO ? An Army veteran who helped change the way military dogs are recognized under the federal government has made it her mission to save them. Lisa Phillips started non-profit Gizmo's Gift...
World, Say Hello To Sonakshi Sinha's 'New Baby' - A Puppy Named Bronze
Dateline: Nov 27 2018 at 6:52 pm
A third wonders whether Bronze is a Rottweiler or a German Shepherd. Sonakshi also took to her Instagram stories to share two videos of the playful puppy. "Say hello to my new baby bronzey," she wr...
How to Retire a Military Working Dog
Dateline: Nov 27 2018 at 6:58 am
Enter to win a year's worth of mortgage or rent payments! BBMC's annual "We've Got Your Six Sweepstakes" is now open to veterans, active duty, and spouses. Learn more and enter. At a ceremony at ...
Iditarod Footrace Champ on Running Down Depression
Dateline: Sep 28 2018 at 5:44 am
Pete Ripmaster won the 1,000-mile 2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational footrace in 26 days, 13 hours, 44 minutes. Along the way, he lost 30 pounds, a bunch of toenails ? and a sense of clinging to life...
Fortney: From Iditarod to stock dogs, former Calgarian loves a working canine
Dateline: Jul 11 2018 at 3:16 am
She?s the first Canadian woman to have finished the Iditarod, the 1,600-kilometre Alaskan dog sled race that takes the mushers and their dog teams over treacherous mountain ranges, desolate tundra ...
Longtime sponsor of Iditarod cuts ties with Alaska race
Dateline: Jun 27 2018 at 7:01 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? The maker of Jack Daniel's whiskey has dropped its long-running sponsorship of Alaska's Iditarod sled race, the company said Wednesday. The move by Louisville, Kentucky-based Br...
Daniel Ruth: When is a service dog not a service dog? It?s getting hard to say
Dateline: Jun 5 2018 at 4:44 am
Maybe what all the hub-bub goes to prove is that one person?s service animal is merely another?s ... by the fact that groups such as the International Guide Dog Federation, Assistance Dogs Internat...
PEOPLE Explains: What Is the Difference Between Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals?
Dateline: Feb 1 2018 at 4:39 am
In addition to this, if most emotional support animals are allowed on planes, how different are they from service and assistance animals like guide dogs ... other representatives from service dog a...
Everything Pinoys need to know about assistance dogs
Dateline: Aug 21 2017 at 12:02 am
Julia Mosen and her assistance dog Kerry. Dogs have been a human companion since time immemorial. But there are more to dogs than pets. We all know about explosive-sniffing dogs, police ... she was...

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