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Honoring Diablo: Memorial service for Mantua police K-9 today
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 4:18 am
MANTUA, Ohio ? With the whole community behind him, Mantua police K-9, Diablo, will be laid to rest on Sunday following his death from cancer a week ago. A memorial service at 3 p.m. will be held a...
K-9 Unit apprehends B&E suspect
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 4:15 am
A police K-9 unit apprehended one of two suspects allegedly involved in a break and enter to a business in the 1400 block of Richmond Avenue. Police began investigating the break and enter at about...
Manitowoc police seek dog that bit woman Friday
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 4:05 am
MANITOWOC - Police are seeking the public's help finding a dog that bit a woman on the hand sometime between 9 and 10 a.m. Friday. The incident occurred in the Shopko parking lot at 3415 Calumet Av...
Police set dog on 12yearold girl who was hiding in childcare centre
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 2:23 am
Police set a dog upon a 12-year-old girl in New Zealand (Picture: ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images) A 12-year-old girl had to be treated for bite wounds after police released a dog while she hid in a ju...
Memorial planned for Wichita Police K-9 killed in gunfire exchange
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 1:49 am
Authorities are planning a memorial service for a police dog that was killed during an exchange of gunfire in which a suspect was killed. Police say the memorial for the 6-year-old Belgian Malinois...
Man Arrested After Allegedly Ramming El Segundo Police Officer?s Vehicle Several Times on 10 Freeway
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 1:17 am
The incident occurred about 4:45 p.m. Saturday. The officer was riding with his police dog and heading west on the 10 when he was rear ended by a man driving a Dodge Durango. The officer changed la...
Area kennel sends supplies, toys to military dogs overseas
Dateline: Mar 26 2017 at 12:05 am
TRAVERSE CITY ? Allison Merrill can't help but tear up talking about Tank, her trusty German shepherd sidekick for the better part of the last 2 years. The two have been nearly inseparable since sh...
K-9 helps apprehend Ventura prowling suspect
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 7:01 pm
A police dog helped track down and apprehend a prowling suspect Saturday night in Ventura, authorities said. Just before 9:50 p.m. Saturday, police received a report of an alarm at Taft Electric, 1...
Local charity helps law enforcement fund K-9 programs
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 4:17 pm
LITTLE SUAMICO (WLUK) -- One-year-old Riggs, a Belgian Malinois, is the Marinette Police Department's newest officer on duty. "It's a huge, it's the first K-9 that we've had in 2 and a half decades...
K-9 bites armed carjacking suspect during struggle, deputies say
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 2:53 pm
PINE HILLS, Fla. - An Orange County deputy is recovering from an injury he suffered while trying to secure a carjacking suspect in Pine Hills early Saturday morning, the Sheriff's Office said. Depu...
A sanctuary where patriot dogs spend autumn years
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 11:23 am
BENGALURU: From serving in the police department and the Army to guarding homes and neighbourhoods, dogs are more than just `man's best friend'. But once out of service mostly due to old age or ill...
Iditarod fans must carry the torch to improve the race
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 4:28 am
The 2017 Iditarod is now behind us. The marathon plays a large part of Alaska's wintertime persona, so it behooves us to take a close look at how the race is run. All sporting events evolve as they...
Duluth high schools OK K-9 searches
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 3:30 am
A private company has been hired by the Duluth school district to search East and Denfeld high schools with dogs sniffing for drugs, alcohol and gunpowder. Interquest Detection Canines has already ...
Police say report dangerous dogs as Merseyside STILL attack capital
Dateline: Mar 25 2017 at 2:40 am
Police have urged ... involving dangerous dogs. ?Over the last 12 months we have created service level agreements with Royal Mail and the Guide Dogs Association to reduce the number of attacks on p...
K-9 officer helps fight drugs on Potomac State campus
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 9:13 pm
KEYSER - Sgt. Mike Cannon of the Potomac State College Police Department walks across campus on a warm spring day with his partner, K-9 Officer Aria. Both are in uniform; Aria?s badge hangs from he...
Area K-9 Officer receive protective vests
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 9:07 pm
(Shenandoah-Sidney) -- Two area K-9 officers recently received potentially live-saving gifts. Shenandoah's new K-9 Officer Argo was recently given a new ballistic vest courtesy of the Mona Pants Fo...
The Iditarod and Alaska
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 3:26 pm
I recently read an article about the Iditarod sled dog race. That got me thinking about my visit to Alaska where I visited the home of Jeff King, the winner of the Iditarod. I visited there about e...
Milpitas: Police mourn loss of K-9 Jax
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 11:36 am
Milpitas Police Department is mourning the loss of one its canine members, Jax, who died March 6 at the age of 5. Milpitas K9 Jax died March 6 at the age of 5. (Courtesy of Milpitas Police Departme...
San Diego veteran sues to keep support dog with him at recovery center
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 10:36 am
A Marine Corps veteran has sued Veterans Village of San Diego over a dispute about keeping his support dog, a Great Dane named Arthur, at the recovery center. The federal lawsuit comes as more vete...
How these prison dogs and inmates are changing veterans' lives
Dateline: Mar 24 2017 at 2:09 am
The veteran component is also meaningful to the inmates, many of whom have military members in their families. U.S. Army veteran David Cameron, who received a dog named Disco from the program, rela...
Military Working Dog Display
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 9:19 pm
Join us to celebrate 50 years of the RNZAF's Military Working Dog (MWD) unit. You'll be able to see these dogs in action demonstrating obedience, agility, muzzle attacks, and biting work, as well a...
Meet the puppies that are trained by the military to find bombs on the battlefield
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 10:31 am
Before they become pros at sniffing out improvised explosives devices for soldiers in combat, military working dogs learn the skills they need at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. In honor of Natio...
See how Iditarod XLV prize money was distributed
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 8:44 am
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - For winning Iditarod XLV, champion Mitch Seavey was awarded $71,250 in prize money. His earnings makes up exactly 10 percent of the $712,500 total prize money. In second place, D...
Police officer accused of dumping emaciated dog in trash bag at city park
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 8:04 am
A rescue dog named Cranberry was found in a trash bag in a Philadelphia park by a good Samaritan walking her dog. Months after a starving pit bull was found abandoned, shivering in a black trash ba...
Arlington Heights police dog retires
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 8:01 am
Arlington Heights' first police dog in years is retiring after almost a decade on the force, though her retirement is bittersweet. Layka, a 13-year-old Belgian Malinois, has been diagnosed with an ...
The nose goes: Military working dogs and their handlers train to detect drugs and explosives
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 7:03 am
She took off down the wall, frantically searching high and low behind every vent and in every crevice ? even the billiard-ball dispensers weren?t spared. Her handler, Pfc. Brad Bourne, a K-9 milita...
Incident involving Fairfield police dog biting infant allegedly a handler error
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 7:01 am
FAIRFIELD ? The un-trained police dog that bit an officer?s infant daughter at home should not have been living near the man?s family and those instructions were specifically given to the officer, ...
Rescue dogs become K9 conservationists to deter Zambia poaching
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 4:23 am
Rescue dogs have taken center stage in the fight to protect wildlife from poachers in Zambia. The Working Dogs for Conservation program has trained the dogs to identify everything from wire snare t...
Meet the fearless dogs solving NYC's rat problem
Dateline: Mar 23 2017 at 2:55 am
?We try to avoid rules, regulations, money conflict, all of those things,? Reynolds said. ?It?s all about keeping happy, healthy working dogs, and as long as we do that, everything is fine.?
Working Like a Dog
Dateline: Mar 22 2017 at 9:47 am
There?s a reason for the phrase ?working like ... is definitely a dog-friendly state, but the Colorado House unanimously passed a bill that would make it a crime to misrepresent a pet as a service ...
Dogs on Deployment: Helping Military Members Keep Their Pets
Dateline: Mar 22 2017 at 7:05 am
When Alisa and Shawn Johnson received simultaneous military orders in 2011, the San Diego-based couple realized they would need to make special arrangements for their beloved Australian shepherd, J...
Meet Dean Cain's adorable new family member: A Rottweiler named King
Dateline: Mar 22 2017 at 12:35 am
German shepherd and (drumroll!) the Labrador retriever in first place. But guest Fourth Hour co-host Dean Cain has his own No. 1: a new Rottweiler named King.
Labrador Retriever still America's favorite dog breed, American Kennel Club says
Dateline: Mar 21 2017 at 11:09 pm
They don?t include mixed-breed dogs or hybrids like Labradoodles and Maltipoos. See the full list here The Lab may be a cutie, but AKC says the Rottweiler, rising through the ranks over the past te...
Iditarod demand for king crab keeps Nome fishermen busy
Dateline: Mar 20 2017 at 1:34 pm
On a brisk and breezy afternoon, the stillness of the Bering Sea ice was broken up by the sounds of commercial crabbers, hard at work removing icy buildup from their crab pot openings. ?We?re about...
Iditarod musher Laura Neese learned to love the sled dog she didn't want to take
Dateline: Mar 17 2017 at 10:17 pm
Laura Neese had trained and planned for her first Iditarod sled dog race for years. But as she made the 1,000-mile trek over 10 days this month, she realized there were some things you couldn't com...
Dog handlers provide additional layer of protection
Dateline: Mar 16 2017 at 6:00 pm
?Hands-down, being a dog handler is the best job in the Air Force,? said Staff Sgt. Bryan Gale, 90th Security Forces Squadron kennel master. The military working dogs on base serve a vital purpose ...
What?s a service animal? Nobody knows
Dateline: Mar 16 2017 at 9:18 am
One being ?Is this a service dog?? and the other ?What tasks does this service animal perform for you?? Jillian Ashton, executive director of Indiana Canine Assistance Network ... bit my service do...
The Roots Of The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Dateline: Mar 16 2017 at 6:12 am
Long before there was a race, there was the Iditarod Trail. For years this trail was used to get supplies to gold miners and homesteaders during the long winter months. Only sturdy sleds with teams...
Ballymoney U3A: Guide Dogs for the Blind talk
Dateline: Mar 15 2017 at 7:28 pm
There are opportunities for volunteering, working with the dogs ... It costs over 5,000 to breed and puppy walk each guide dog, and the lifetime cost is nearly 50,000. The Guide Dog Service trans...
Oldest Iditarod Winner Sets A New Record Time*
Dateline: Mar 15 2017 at 2:16 pm
Fifty-seven-year-old Mitch Seavey became the oldest and fastest musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race when he pulled into Nome, Alaska, yesterday. It was Seavey?s third win in 13 races and...
The Iditarod Goes to a 57-Year-Old
Dateline: Mar 15 2017 at 3:37 am
The old dog beat the young pups in the Iditarod, an almost 1,000-mile sled dog race across the Alaska wilderness, as 57-year-old Mitch Seavey topped his son and a field of mostly younger mushers. S...
Susan Meaney DVM
Dateline: Mar 14 2017 at 4:36 am
Parvovirus Infection TreatmentCanine parvovirus is a deadly disease that is caused by the canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV-2) virus. The virus attacks the gastrointestinal tract and immune system of p...
On National K9 Veterans Day, Salute Some Of America?s Finest Military Working Dogs
Dateline: Mar 13 2017 at 11:25 am
Monday, March 13, marks National K9 Veterans Day, a day to honor and commemorate the service and sacrifices of American military and working dogs throughout history. According to American Humane, i...
This Day In History: The U.S. Army Began Training Dogs For The ?K-9 Corps?
Dateline: Mar 13 2017 at 2:48 am
Patterson created the ?K-9 Corps.? If you have tips you want American Military News to investigate please email [email protected]. Your identity will be protected. Well over a million dogs served o...
An update on the genetic status of the Doberman Pinscher
Dateline: Mar 11 2017 at 8:00 am
Scientists were able to observe the effects of the introduction of canine parvovirus, which nearly wiped out the ... Static and dynamic ultrasonography for the early diagnosis of canine hip dysplas...
What is a German shepherd or a rottweiler more dangerous?
Dateline: Mar 10 2017 at 1:29 am
Making the world better, one answer at a time. rottweiler is more dangerous and stronger but dont forgett german shepherd is right under rottweiler's wing rottweiler is more dangerous and stronger ...
Would a German Shepherd or a German Rottweiler be a better choice for a first time dog owner?
Dateline: Jun 28 2016 at 10:00 am
I'd say both make brilliant pets, but not necessarily for first time owners. You must be experienced when socializing them - especially Rottweilers as they were bred for aggression. They can both b...
It?s National Service Dog Month
Dateline: Sep 11 2015 at 4:06 am
September is National Service Dog Month ... but the service dog is an invaluable companion for individuals with disabilities. While many types of animals provide many types of aid, not every assist...





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