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  • 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...
  • Eating dogs and cats banned in U.S. in House-passed bill

    09/13/2018 4:59:06 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 77 replies
    WFMY News ^ | 9/13/2018 | Erin Kelly
    Eating dogs and cats banned in U.S. in House-passed bill https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/nation-now/eating-dogs-and-cats-banned-in-us-in-house-passed-bill/465-040343ab-080f-46e2-8274-9cc075d3a8b8 Eating dogs and cats banned in U.S. in House-passed bill Eating dogs and cats banned in House-passed bill NATION-NOW Author:Erin Kelly Updated:1:59 PM EDT September 13, 2018 WASHINGTON – The House has passed legislation that would outlaw the slaughter of dogs and cats for food – a practice that, although rare, is still legal in 44 states. The bipartisan bill by Florida Reps. Vern Buchanan, a Republican; and Alcee Hastings, a Democrat; would amend the federal Animal Welfare Act to ban the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption in...
  • A Man Serving a 50-Year Sentence ...Has Been Exonerated After the Discovery of a Missing Dog

    09/10/2018 10:32:04 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 36 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 10 Sept 2018 | Andrew Selsky
    (SALEM, Ore.) — The discovery of a black lab named Lucy led to the unravelling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted on April 12, 2017, of sexual abuse of a minor. In the trial, the complainant testified Horner had threatened to shoot her animals if she went to the police about the alleged molestation, and said she saw him shoot her dog, killing it, to make his point. ...
  • Police: Columbia woman reportedly mauled to death by dog

    09/04/2018 11:01:47 PM PDT · by Norski · 78 replies
    WBAL TV news 11 ^ | September 4, 2018 | Barry Simms
    COLUMBIA, Md. — A woman was mauled to death by a dog she adopted two weeks ago, Howard County police said. County police said officers were called to a house Sept. 3 on Tamar Drive for a report that a woman had been mauled to death by what police described as a pit bull. Officers found Robin Conway, 64, dead in her backyard with significant injuries. The cause of Conway's death will be determined in an autopsy by the state medical examiner. A family member reported that Conway's husband found her injured in their yard around 7:20 p.m. with the...
  • Dog in therapy program for prison inmates is found dead

    09/04/2018 4:35:04 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 14 replies
    WPXI ^ | September 4, 2018
    Facebook LEBANON, Ohio - A nonprofit in Lebanon is pulling out of its program for inmates at the Warren Correctional Institution. The program allowed some inmates to interact with dogs. But one canine, a German shepherd named Evie, was recently found dead in the prison. Katherine Hartung had been fostering Evie through Joseph's Legacy. Evie had a tough life, "a broken hip, having surgery. Living on the streets... She was a part of our family," said Hartung. --snip-- She says the dog was a Houdini of sorts, jumping over fences and even unlocking doors. So she handed her over to...
  • APB - Pit & Run - Venice, CA

    09/03/2018 12:44:07 PM PDT · by Norski · 36 replies
    Craven Desires Blogspot ^ | September 2, 2018 | scurrilous amateur blogger
    From the blogspot: Hi all, does anyone know the lady in the attached picture or know where she lives? Her pit bull attacked my aunt and her dog this morning in Venice on Lincoln Bl and Sunset Ave at approx 7:00 am (right across the street from Clutch). Anyway, she refused to give my aunt her contact info. My aunt has multiple bite wounds, a fractured wrist, and is in so much pain. If anyone knows who the lady is or how we can get in touch with her, can you please PM me? thanks so much. link Posted by...
  • Ohio officer forced to shoot K9 partner during attack

    09/02/2018 8:36:45 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09.02.18 | Robert Gearty
    An Ohio officer shot his police dog after it attacked him, leaving him with serious bite wounds, the Columbus Police Department said. Officer Brian Carter underwent surgery at a hospital and K9 Benzi, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, was humanely euthanized. Carter was correcting Benzi’s behavior through verbal commands at the department’s K9 office Saturday morning when the dog suddenly turned on him, a Columbus Police spokesperson said in a news release.
  • Refugio rancher trains dogs to help stop rhino poaching

    09/02/2018 7:50:50 PM PDT · by Norski · 10 replies
    The Victoria Advocate ^ | May 14, 2018 | Amber Alcado
    REFUGIO — Joe Braman’s life changed forever last February as he stood in front of a large, gray and magnificent creature in South Africa. The rhino, with its two horns at the front of its head and large sturdy body, almost looks like a creature from the distant past. But what Braman saw in front of him was an animal on the brink of becoming a part of history. The rhino he saw no longer had its trademark horns and was left barely breathing in the wild. “Since then, there’s not a day that I don’t wake up thinking about...
  • Two ‘Non-Aggressive’ Search-and-Rescue Dogs ‘Destroyed’ By Illegal Aliens In Texas, Sheriff Says

    09/02/2018 3:19:07 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 28 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | September 2, 2018 | Staff
    ROCKPORT, Texas — On Saturday, in an area just north of Holiday Beach in Aransas County, ‘two highly valued canines were destroyed’ by suspects believed to be in the country illegally, a Texas Sheriff says. The two tracking dogs were a part of a kennel belonging to Joe Bramen from Refugio County that have in the past been instrumental in locating individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s that wondered away from their homes. The dogs were deployed to assist Aransas and Refugio County Deputies, DPS Troopers and a large contingent of Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens who had responded to...
  • Trainer who pushed pit bulls for police work indicted for fraud

    09/02/2018 1:02:03 AM PDT · by Norski · 13 replies
    Animals 24-7 ^ | August 25, 2018 | Merritt Clifton
    Animal Farm Foundation funded suspect to boost the image of pit bulls MONTREAL, SAN ANTONIO––The pit bull advocacy organization Animal Farm Foundation, of Bangali, New York, had already had a difficult week, even before a federal grand jury in San Antonio, Texas on August 23, 2018 returned an indictment against Bradley Croft, 46, on eight counts of wire fraud, four counts of aggravated identity theft, and two counts of money laundering. Croft was the trainer whom the Animal Farm Foundation funded from 2013 to 2017 to prepare pit bulls for police work. Were any dogs properly trained? The indictment did...