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  • Arkansas: ‘I’m Going to Shoot It’: Infuriating Video Shows Cop Shoot a Tiny 9-Pound Dog

    01/09/2019 7:06:27 PM PST · by Sheapdog · 73 replies
    www.wafb.com ^ | January 7th, 2019 | Jacob Gallant
    FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (WMC) - An Arkansas deputy was relieved of duty after video surfaced of him shooting a small dog. Twitter user @catiejwoodson obtained video of the incident, which quickly garnered a lot of attention on social media. By Jacob Gallant | January 7, 2019 at 11:04 AM CST - Updated January 7 at 9:09 PM FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (WMC) - An Arkansas deputy was relieved of duty after video surfaced of him shooting a small dog. Twitter user @catiejwoodson obtained video of the incident, which quickly garnered a lot of attention on social media. (WARNING: THE VIDEO IS...
  • Woman Dies from Rabies After She Was Misdiagnosed With Panic Attacks

    01/09/2019 9:56:44 AM PST · by Gamecock · 51 replies
    Health.Com ^ | 1/9/2019
    A 65-year-old woman from Virginia died after being bitten by a dog while on a yoga retreat in Asia. According to a new case report from the CDC, the woman spent seven weeks touring India, and at one point was bitten on the right hand by a puppy, which exposed her to rabies. The woman cleaned the wound herself and thought nothing of it. After returning home, she began to feel pain in her right arm over a month later. She waited three days before deciding to go to urgent care, where medical professionals misdiagnosed her with carpal tunnel syndrome...
  • Runner Pepper-Sprays Dog Allegedly Attacking Her, Then Gets Bitten by Its Owner

    01/08/2019 12:18:17 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    Runner's World ^ | January 7, 2019 | Jordan Smith
    A woman trying to protect herself from an alleged dog attack instead got bitten by a human. The incident occurred on the Goldenrod Trail at the Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Oakland, California, on Thursday, January 3. The runner attempted to defend herself when a dog reportedly attacked her on the trail by spraying it with pepper spray. Then, the dog’s owner approached the runner, and “a physical altercation ensued,” according to an alert by the East Bay Regional Park District Police. The dog’s owner bit the runner, a police spokesman told Runner’s World. The suspect also tackled and punched...
  • Did Violation of Massachusetts’ Gun Storage Law Save Man from Pit Bull Attack?

    12/19/2018 5:30:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 31 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 10 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On the 2nd of December, 2018, a 25-year-old man was at home with his girlfriend and a pit bull dog they were fostering. All of them were lying on a bed at about 6 p.m. The dog attacked the man. The man attempted to move the pit bull off of the bed. Instead, the dog bit the man on the left arm, and would not let go. From bostonglobe.com: In a desperate attempt to end the attack, the man reached for a 9mm handgun he had in his nightstand and shot the dog, police said.“The single shot stopped the...
  • Woman punches bear, gets help from dog to survive attack

    12/15/2018 6:45:19 PM PST · by Redcitizen · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Fri, Dec 14 2:20 PM | MARK SCOLFORO
    A woman survived a mauling by a bear by repeatedly punching the animal and crawling into a bush as her Chihuahua-mix distracted the attacker. Melinda LeBarron has broken bones, cuts and bruises and multiple bites after the attack outside her home in rural Pennsylvania on Wednesday evening, her son said. She remained hospitalized in critical condition Friday. Her dog — fittingly named Bear — was also bitten several times and has a broken sternum and separated ribs. "I'll just put it this way — she's very, very lucky to be alive," said her son, Trent LeBarron, who described her as...
  • 'Mission Complete': The One Photo of Bush's Service Dog You Need to See

    12/03/2018 6:09:24 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 37 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 3 Dec, 2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    The nation will say goodbye to President George H.W. Bush this week, as his casket is set to arrive in Washington on Monday and lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning. His service dog, Sully, will be accompanying the former president, CNN reports. This week’s trip will be the yellow Labrador’s last time at Bush’s side, as he will soon go back into the line of duty helping other veterans. "As much as our family is going to miss this dog, we're comforted to know he'll bring the same joy to his new home, Walter Reed, that...
  • North Korea’s ‘peace gift’ puppies to South Korea pictured for first time

    11/28/2018 5:14:55 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-28-2018 | Katherine Lam
    It doesn’t seem like there’s a "ruff" relationship between the two Koreas at the moment. South Korean president Moon Jae-in unveiled puppies that were born from one of the dogs given to the South by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “peace gifts” in September. The Pungsan dog, Gomi, gave birth to six puppies — three females and three males — earlier this month. The official Twitter account for South Korea's presidential Blue House tweeted on Sunday photos of Moon and his wife Kim Jong-sook playing with the furry pups at their home’s courtyard. The office added the puppies...
  • South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

    11/23/2018 11:12:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Eyewitness News ^ | November 21, 2018 | Agence France Presse
    <p>SEOUL - South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country's largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.</p> <p>About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy with the greasy red meat, invariably boiled for tenderness, believed to increase energy.</p>
  • The DOG accused of a hate crime after fouling outside a home in just one of 2,500 cases...

    11/18/2018 6:07:00 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08:58 EST, 18 November 2018 | By JAKE HURFURT
    We all know it’s irritating, unsightly and unhygienic, but one case of dog fouling has been logged by police as a racist hate crime. The incident is among numerous alleged hate crimes uncovered by The Mail on Sunday that critics say are so petty they are undeserving of police time and expense. Further examples in a list of more than 2,500 alleged ‘hate incidents’ logged by the Metropolitan Police in 2015 and 2016 include: An envelope that had been opened and resealed; An accident involving a car that bore a Remembrance poppy; A disputed line call in a tennis match;...
  • Dog in Missouri receives lifesaving kidney from one of her ‘hero’ puppies, family says

    11/10/2018 12:02:43 PM PST · by ETL · 12 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Nov 10, 2018 | Madeline Farber
    A dog in St. Louis recently received a lifesaving gift from one of her puppies. A few years ago, Star and her litter of 13 puppies were found in a box in southern Missouri. The mom was dehydrated and malnourished, local news station Fox 2 reported. When Star and her puppies were taken to Murphy Animal Hospital in High Ridge, veterinarians there determined she was in advanced kidney failure -- a near-death experience Star somehow managed to survive. She was then adopted by the owner of the animal hospital, Shannon Flegle, and many of her puppies went to homes in...
  • Roasted Pig Head Sniffed Out By Customs Beagle At Airport

    10/17/2018 9:09:26 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    cbs2la ^ | October 17, 2018 at 7:02 am
    Hardy is a highly-trained U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Detector dog and he sniffed out the roasted pig’s head in the luggage of a passenger traveling from Ecuador at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Oct. 11. [P]ork and pork products from other continents are not allowed into the United States in an effort to avoid introducing foot and mouth disease, classical swine fever and other animal diseases. CBP Area Port Director Carey Davis hailed Hardy’s work as illustrating “the tremendous expertise of our four-legged K-9 partners in protecting the United States.” Hardy has worked at Atlanta’s airport since 2015,...
  • Dandenong family’s 11-year-old dog stabbed to death in disturbing attack

    10/16/2018 4:38:22 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 11 replies
    News.com.au ^ | 10-2-2018 | Rohan Smith
    A VICTORIAN family woke to find their pet dog Buk suffering several stab wounds. Their horror morning got worse when they raced to the car. In the backyard of their Fifth Avenue home about 7.15am the owners discovered the family dog — an 11-year-old Jack Russell cross Maltese named Buk — had been stabbed a number of times. Police say the owners collecting the injured animal and bundled it into the back of the family car in order to transport it the local vet for help. But they quickly realised they were the victims of a cruel twist. Police from...
  • German Shepherd suddenly realizes he is at the vet.

    10/10/2018 7:56:14 AM PDT · by ThinkingBuddha · 27 replies
    xDBA3x/Youtube ^ | 9/10/2014 | xDBA3x
    Enzo is going to the vet for a check up. His family recently moved from a northern state to a southern state, his allergies did not appreciate that at all. But all is well with Enzo now!
  • Fla. teen charged in killing of police K-9 named Fang

    10/03/2018 6:00:48 PM PDT · by robowombat · 41 replies
    Police One ^ | Oct 3, 2018
    Email Print Comment Fla. teen charged in killing of police K-9 named Fang The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old boy is charged with shooting Fang and armed kidnappingToday at 8:55 AM JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida authorities say a teenager has been charged in the armed carjacking that killed a police dog named Fang. News outlets quote the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office as saying a 17-year-old boy is charged with shooting Fang and armed kidnapping. Sheriff's Office Lt. Craig Waldrup said Monday that the boy has admitted to the charges. An arrest report says the teen got into a car at...
  • Barbecuing Hot Dogs at an Animal Rights Protest

    10/01/2018 2:04:37 PM PDT · by Norski · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 11, 2018 | Pathetic Millenial
    I tried to have a nice barbecue and a bunch of people showed up to protest it...-.-
  • Peace pups: North Korea gives two dogs to South Korea

    09/30/2018 9:01:35 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | James Griffiths,
    Last week Pyongyang sent two rare Pungsans, Korean hunting dogs, to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, as a token of the growing friendship between the two countries. Named Songgang and Gomi, the dogs were transferred via the truce village at Panmunjom on the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the Koreas on September 27, along with three kilos (6.6 lb) of food to help them adapt to their new home. According to the Blue House, Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, suggested the gift to Moon at a dinner in Pyongyang during the South Korean leader's historic trip to North Korea...
  • Golden retriever puppy locked out of house rings doorbell to get back inside

    09/28/2018 8:43:49 PM PDT · by Innovative · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept. 28, 2018 | Michelle Gant
    A three-month-old golden retriever pup named Marshall got locked out of his home in Spokane, Wash. Sept. 25, ABC 7 News reports. So he did what anyone would do: ring the doorbell. Marshall’s dad, Greg Basel, shared video of the good boy, which shows him using his cute little snout to push the button so he could come back inside.
  • Adorable police puppies in pouches steal the show at Chilean military parade

    09/21/2018 10:30:36 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 19 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | September 20, 2018
    A troop of golden retriever puppies stole the show when they took part in Chile's annual military parade. The fluffy young dogs snuggled, tongues lolling, in neon green pouches worn across the chests of a row of marching police trainers. The puppy section was followed by a line of uniformed men walking adult golden retrievers and labradors, which all wore little boots. The dogs belong to the Canine Unit of the Carabineros de Chile, the country's national police force.
  • Dog the Bounty Hunter joining search for fugitive who threatened President Trump

    09/20/2018 7:26:44 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | 9-20-2018 | ABC news
    A famous bounty hunter is joining the search for elusive fugitive Shawn Christy. Former reality TV star Duane Chapman, known as 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,' told the Mansfield News Journal that he's been hired by a friend of the family. The search is now focused in Ohio, where police found a truck they think Christy stole on the side of a highway on Sunday.
  • Husky goes on ‘killing spree’ that leaves nearly 30 animals dead; owner facing charges

    09/19/2018 2:09:40 PM PDT · by robowombat · 103 replies
    WGN ^ | May 31, 2018
    TOOELE, Utah — The owner of a female husky faces a slew of charges after the dog allegedly killed more than two dozen animals in the backyards of at least two Utah homes in just a couple of hours, according to KSTU. Police caught the culprit – a 4-year old husky – and now her owner is facing nearly 30 misdemeanor charges. One of the Tooele residents who lost several animals, Trip Kiss, runs a petting zoo with his wife to teach animal husbandry to children with disabilities. Chickens, ducks, peacocks, a turkey and a tortoise, are just a few...