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Colorado arms K-9 units with life-saving opioid antidote
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 4:58 am
Colorado law enforcement agents across the state were outfitted with 4,000 kits of Narcan on Wednesday amid an uptick in the amount of K-9 units exposed to dangerous opioids while on the job. The m...
Military dog honoured with bravery award
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 4:48 am
A British military dog that saved the lives of troops in Afghanistan is being decorated for bravery. Mali, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, on Friday received the Dickin medal - a prize awarded by t...
Police identify three women after alleged theft of dog from Jamison Plaza
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 4:19 am
Remi the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, that was stolen from outside Jamison Plaza, has been reunited with her owner, Mary Williams after five days. Ms Williams had tied Remi to a bench outside the...
Britain military dog given medal for valour under fire in saving troops in Afghanistan
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 4:19 am
A British military dog that saved the lives of troops in Afghanistan in 2012 was decorated on Friday for bravery. Mali, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, won the Dickin medal ? a prize awarded by the...
Sheriff's first police dog struck by car and killed
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 4:09 am
ANTRIM COUNTY, MI - The Sheriff's Department plans to continue its K9 program despite the loss of its first police dog, Ori, a German shepherd that was struck by a car and killed. "It is with heavy...
Service dog shot, loses leg defending victim; police searching for suspects
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 4:09 am
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. ? A 10-year-old service dog had one of her legs amputated after being shot while defending her owner during an assault at a motel last week, the Wheat Ridge Police Department sai...
Military dog awarded 'animal Victoria Cross' for sniffing out bombs under fire
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 3:14 am
A courageous canine has been honoured for his bravery during a military operation in Afghanistan and awarded the prestigious PDSA Dickin Medal ? the "animal Victoria cross". Mali, a Belgian Malinoi...
Police Dog Bites Man Who Started Dancing After Leading Officers on a 20-Mile Chase
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 1:13 am
(HOUSTON) ? A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chase through Houston was taken into custody only after dancing for a time once he stepped out of his car. The unidentified suspect came to a st...
Military dog given animal version of Victoria Cross for saving lives of British soldiers under fire
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 1:00 am
A British military dog has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross for his work protecting soldiers fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. Mali, an eight-year-old Belgian Malinois, w...
K-9 That Took Bullet For Partner During Shootout Earns Purple Heart
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 12:51 am
K-9 Casper was the recipient of a Purple Heart for being injured while saving the life of an officer. The two work for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office in Florida. Casper, a bomb, swat and pa...
Mich. K-9 dies after being hit by car during training exercise
Dateline: Nov 17 2017 at 12:08 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. ? A Michigan K-9 died after he was struck by a car during a training exercise last Friday. The Traverse City Record Eagle reports that Antrim County K-9 Ori, a 16-month-old Ger...
Deadly dog stabbings may be linked, Fort Worth police say
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 11:57 pm
FORT WORTH - Police are investigating a possible link after two dogs were found stabbed to death one day apart in a Fort Worth neighborhood. Authorities said a dog owner reported the first stabbing...
Military dog wins British prize for valor under fire
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 11:57 pm
A British military dog that saved the lives of troops in Afghanistan in 2012 was decorated Friday for bravery. Mali, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, won the Dickin medal ? a prize awarded by the PD...
East Hampton K-9 Unit To Get Body Armor
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 10:30 pm
EAST HAMPTON, CT - The police department's K-9 unit, Ringer, will get a bulletproof body armor vest, according to a statement from the town. The body armor is courtesy of a donation from a non-prof...
Suspect dances for Texas officers before police dog ends jig
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 8:15 pm
A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chase through Houston was taken into custody only after dancing once he stepped out of his car. HOUSTON (AP) ? A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chas...
Hero Dog Who Helped Free Soldiers From Taliban Lives to Receive Military's Highest Honor
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 6:13 pm
A British special forces dog has been awarded the highest honor for an animal in the country after helping soldiers clear a tower block of Taliban militants in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Mali, an e...
Animal VC for heroic British military dog
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 6:04 pm
?Incredible? Mali receives prestigious PDSA Dickin Medal. A British Military Working Dog (MWD) who helped save the lives of troops in Afghanistan has received the prestigious PDSA Dickin Medal* ? t...
PMR welcomes two new K-9 officers to the force
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 9:52 am
POCONO SUMMIT ? Most police officers don?t get to retire after just eight years of service, but if you ask anyone in the department they will tell you Chase was not like most officers. Chase, the d...
Man blew off paw of neighbor's dog with firecracker, police say
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 5:01 am
A man was arrested in South Daytona after blowing off a dog?s paw with a firecracker, police said Wednesday. Madison Carroll, 58, was charged with aggravated animal cruelty, South Daytona police sa...
Florida K-9 awarded Purple Heart
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 4:55 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (WSAV) ? A Florida police dog was awarded a Purple Heart for his heroic service. K9 officer Casper works for the Palm Beach County Sheriff?s Office. In May, he took a bullet meant ...
Retired Hillsboro K-9 dies, police say goodbye
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 4:43 am
A dog who served the Hillsboro Police Department for nearly six years has died, officers reported Thursday. K-9 Riley passed away Nov. 9 with his partner by his side at Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. ...
No decision in Camp Point K-9 situation
Dateline: Nov 16 2017 at 12:20 am
CAMP POINT, Ill. -- No decision was reached Wednesday night at a board of trustees meeting concerning the future of the Village of Camp Point's K-9 unit. Steve Patterson, who resigned earlier this ...
John McLellan: Dog walker registration scheme may not be working
Dateline: Nov 15 2017 at 3:06 pm
Amidst much fanfare four years ago, the city council became the first Scottish authority to launch a registration scheme for commercial dog walkers. At the time, environment convener Lesley Hinds s...
K-9 Awarded 'Purple Heart' for Taking a Bullet Meant for Human Partner
Dateline: Nov 15 2017 at 12:00 pm
A German shepherd K-9 deputy in Florida has been awarded a medal of high honor for taking a bullet intended for his fellow human officers. The U.S. Marshals Service bestowed a "purple heart" upon C...
Waggy-tailed friend who stole my porridge - and was my eyes on the world: Ex-Home Secretary DAVID BLUNKETT pays a mov...
Dateline: Nov 15 2017 at 8:32 am
This once resulted in him being returned by the police ... charity Guide Dogs has been working with Blue Cross for the past few years to provide a bereavement support service. This service is avail...
K-9 honored with Purple Heart for protecting partner
Dateline: Nov 15 2017 at 5:48 am
While officers were attempting to arrest a robbery suspect, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy K-9 Casper was shot protecting his handler.
This Is the Most Commonly Banned Dog Breed in the U.S.
Dateline: Nov 14 2017 at 7:30 pm
and Wisconsin Like the German shepherd, the Rottweiler has run into problems because of irresponsible breeding. PawCulture explains, ?Like the Doberman before it, Rottweilers earned a bad reputatio...
22 Former Burglars Give Tips For Protecting Your Home From Theft And Yourself From Murder
Dateline: Nov 13 2017 at 2:00 am
Also I?d never rob a place with a dog, especially a pit bull, rottweiler or German Shepherd from the pound. Drug dealers were a natural target for home invasion if you had the confidence. Crowbar o...
21 puppies get a taste of service dog training
Dateline: Nov 12 2017 at 12:10 pm
Others will offer assistance ... Guide Dogs/Facebook) And they even get to mingle with other service pups in training. Some wear their working clothes off-duty, while others dress down. K-9 cadets ...
Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey Has Made Formal Request for Iditarod Dog Drug Tests
Dateline: Nov 11 2017 at 4:41 am
Seavey said the effort is important to ensure fairness, due process, to determine the testing process and methods, what results show, and the chain of custody of the samples that were taken as part...
Pay tribute to working dogs at canine Remembrance service on Cannock Chase
Dateline: Nov 9 2017 at 12:12 am
A service to remember working dogs will be held at the Cannock Chase grave of a beloved First World War mascot. Friends of Cannock Chase, Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), ar...
Musterer admits to 'disgusting' neglect of working dogs
Dateline: Nov 8 2017 at 9:54 am
A MACKAY region musterer who severely neglected five working dogs - which were found emaciated and living in their own faeces - has copped a fine and walked from court without a conviction recorded...
Reporting For Duty: Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Nov 7 2017 at 9:08 pm
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TailWaggers of the week: Jaxson & Koobe
Dateline: Nov 7 2017 at 4:58 am
He is 70 lbs. of muscle with a defined jaw and broad forehead. Jaxson is a mixed breed and DNA results show German Shepherd, Australian Shepherd, Rottweiler and Staffordshire Terrier. Beyond all of...
Lost Dog, German Shepherd in Sanford UPDATE: FOUND
Dateline: Nov 6 2017 at 11:45 pm
Collar I.D. Tag(s): Lost Pet Ad: Kora female German shepherd almost 2 yrs has a thick red collar very loved and missed took off with our other dog, Maxi, a male Rottweiler that is 10 months old. Ma...
Guide dog users, providers say proposed rules disregard needs of visually impaired
Dateline: Nov 5 2017 at 11:04 pm
For instance, it states that only positive reinforcement techniques such as food or affection-based rewards would be acceptable when working with any kind of service dog ... such as the Internation...
Iditarod plans to beef up security for 2018 race after dogs tested positive for banned drug
Dateline: Nov 5 2017 at 10:45 pm
The Iditarod Trail Committee plans to increase security for the 2018 race after sled dogs tested positive for a prohibited painkiller this year, according to a race spokesman. "There will definitel...
Is that service dog a fake? Under federal law, you can't even ask
Dateline: Nov 4 2017 at 6:24 pm
Shielded by Chase's wheelchair, Andy avoided the other dog, which had a tag on its collar that said "service ... 100 nonprofit assistance dog training programs accredited by Assistance Dogs Interna...
Iditarod champ bites back at dog-doping allegations: 'I've done nothing wrong'
Dateline: Oct 24 2017 at 2:22 am
When the 2018 Iditarod race commences in January, four-time champion musher Dallas Seavey will be a no-show. That's because, the Iditarod Trail Committee revealed Monday, Seavey is "Musher X," whos...

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