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  • ‘I Don’t Care About My Car!’ Says Man Reunited With His Dog Who Hitched A Ride During Theft

    01/13/2018 1:05:33 PM PST · by ColdOne · 18 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 1/12/18 | cbsla
    CARSON (CBSLA) — A pet owner is probably telling his dog she’s an extra good girl Friday after a harrowing couple of days during which she went missing. “Man, I had a heart attack!” Daniel Ashimine told CBS2 News. “I don’t care about my car, I really love my dog!” Ashimine was reunited with Holly after she hitched a ride in his car, which was stolen as it was parked behind his restaurant Monday. “My wife and I started driving all over the place looking for the dog,” said Ashimine. “The last couple of nights I didn’t get any rest.”
  • Officer Shot at Dog in Room Full of Children, Wounding 9-Year-Old and Alarming Mom

    01/13/2018 10:03:30 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 84 replies
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | January 12, 2018 | Tim Potter
    On the evening of Dec. 30, Danielle Maples was making nail polishes with her children. The atmosphere in her home changed when her husband threatened to hurt himself. Maples called 911 to get help. Then after police arrived – as she and her husband stood outside their home unarmed – she heard two gunshots from inside. A Wichita police officer fired at her dog – in a small living room occupied by her four children, ages 6 to 10. Suddenly, the already stressful evening turned into a nightmare. When the officer shot at the family dog in the same room...
  • Father stabs family dog to save one-year-old

    01/08/2018 10:40:37 AM PST · by strider44 · 71 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 1/8/18 | AP
    <p>FALMOUTH MA (AP) - Police say a father stabbed his family’s dog to death after it started mauling his one-year-old daughter.</p> <p>The Boston Herald reports that according to Falmouth police the child was playing in the kitchen Sunday morning when the family pit-bull terrier attacked her, biting her face causing major trauma.</p>
  • Man who taught dog Nazi salutes ‘should be convicted of hate crime’

    01/05/2018 3:41:07 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 34 replies
    Mark Meechan, 30, filmed pug Buddha responding to statements such as ‘gas the Jews’ and ‘Sieg Heil’ in video footage posted on Youtube. Meechan, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, is on trial at Airdrie Sheriff Court and denies any wrong doing. He insists he made the video to annoy his girlfriend Suzanne Kelly, 29. Prosecutors allege he communicated material that would cause fear and alarm and stir up hatred on religious grounds by posting a clip which was ‘anti-semitic in nature’ to YouTube.
  • Woman, 56, is mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in her driveway in California

    01/01/2018 7:14:02 PM PST · by george76 · 99 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 1 January 2018 | Mary Kekatos
    Deborah Onsurez, 56, was found Thursday morning in Modesto, California. Authorities believe multiple stray dogs attacked her in the driveway of her home. Onsurez's injuries were severe and she was pronounced dead at the scene. ... Stray dogs everywhere, that's Stanislaus County for you ... They're a big problem in area known as South Modesto. ... dog attacks aren't uncommon. In November, a pit bull attacked at least three people in Elk Grove, a suburb of Sacramento that's about 60 miles from Modesto. And in 2014, two separate pit bull attacks in Stanislaus County - one left a man dead.
  • China mall erects giant Trump dog statue

    12/30/2017 10:07:49 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 32 replies
    GMA News ^ | Dec. 31, 2017 | staff
    BEIJING — A mall in northern China has installed a larger-than-life canine statue with more than a passing resemblance to US President Donald Trump to welcome the coming Year of the Dog. The giant pooch towers above shoppers in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, sporting a slick golden pompadour, angled brows and a red scarf with one index finger raised in a distinctly Trumpian manner. As he was born in 1946, Trump, who has been accused of having more bark than bite, is a dog under the Chinese zodiac—a trait which he shares with his predecessors George W. Bush and...
  • Korea dog meat campaigners accused of barking up wrong tree

    12/27/2017 8:50:01 AM PST · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    AFP ^ | 12/27/2017 | Staff
    Barking at their rescuers, labradors, beagles and mongrels desperately scrambled out of rusty cages in South Korea: saved from the dinner plate by a deal with dog-meat farmer Kim Young-Hwan. In the face of falling demand, Kim agreed to close his establishment in exchange for compensation from US-based Humane Society International (HSI). The dogs are bound for a new life in adoptive homes in the West. He is the 10th canine-meat farmer to accept such an offer in three years. The exact sums are confidential, but each deal requires hundreds of thousands of dollars once adoption costs are included. "This...
  • A Deputy Punched Through A Frozen Pond To Save A Drowning 8-Year-Old Boy On Christmas

    12/26/2017 4:08:44 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    buzzfeed ^ | December 26, 2017, at 1:32 p.m. | Brianna Sacks
    Sgt. Aaron Thompson was the first to arrive and "made the personal decision" not to wait for the dive team. He quickly removed his police gear, and punched through the ice to make a pathway to the boy, who was struggling in the icy water about 25 feet away from the shore, the release states. “Sergeant Thompson used his arms to punch through the ice, creating a pathway to the victim. Thompson was able to locate the victim under the ice and bring him back to shore where awaiting medical personnel began treating him," Lt. Crouse explained in a statement....
  • The dog that looks like a BEAR: Russian animal shelter slams 'irresponsible breeders' who bred...

    12/17/2017 1:05:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 58 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Dec. 17, 2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: The dog that looks like a BEAR: Russian animal shelter slams 'irresponsible breeders' who bred a chow chow with a mystery long-snouted breed An animal shelter has slammed 'irresponsible breeders' after a stray dog with the face resembling that of a bear was discovered living on the streets of Russia. The odd-looking dog was brought into an animal shelter in Chelyabinsk in south-central Russia's Cheliabinsk Oblast region and has baffled locals who say they have 'never seen anything like it before'. The stray dog, nicknamed Medvebaka from the Russian words for bear and dog, appears to have the...
  • Two dogs mauled their owner to death while she was walking them in the woods, sheriff says

    12/16/2017 2:07:04 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 174 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 16 at 2:45 PM | Kristine Phillips
    Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. So her father went out to look for her at the area she frequented. There, authorities say, he found her two dogs, guarding what he first thought was an animal carcass. “Much to his horror, discovered that it was not,” Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew told reporters at a news conference Friday. Investigators in Goochland, Va., a rural community about 30 miles outside of Richmond, say the petite, 5-foot-1 young woman, who weighed a little more than 100 pounds, was mauled to death by her dogs, which...
  • Jury Rules for Arpaio in Lawsuit by Senator's Son, Ex-Wife

    12/15/2017 12:33:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Blufield Daily Telegraph ^ | Dec 15, 2017 | JACQUES BILLEAUD and PAUL DAVENPORT
    An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a civil trial for bringing a since-dismissed criminal case against one of Sen. Jeff Flake's sons in the heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs. Jurors deliberated nearly an hour before ruling late Thursday against Austin Flake and his then-wife Logan Brown in their malicious-prosecution lawsuit stemming from Arpaio's investigation into the heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs at a kennel operated by Flake's in-laws. Flake and Brown, who were in college at the time, were caring for the dogs while the in-laws were out of town.
  • Dog takes capricious horse to water, and makes her drink even when its minus 50C

    12/15/2017 10:43:53 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 26 replies
    Siberian Times ^ | 05 December 2017
    Dog takes capricious horse to water, and makes her drink even when its minus 50C By The Siberian Times reporter 05 December 2017 Even in the intense cold, animals need to drink, but shaggy horse Kunduchene refuses to budge, unless escorted by Umka. Umka the dog with Kunduchene the horse. Picture: Sakha Press The unusual scene is from Dyupsya village in Ust-Aldan district of Yakutia, the largest and coldest region in Russia, also known as Sakha Republic. One of the oldest sayings in English is: 'You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.' But Umka...
  • Public Safety Scare as Portrait of Hillary Sets Off Security Dog

    12/12/2017 2:38:48 PM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Dec. 12, 2017 | Moonbattery
    Looks like some dogs have been trained too well to protect the public from horrors: Miami police were forced to briefly shut down the area surrounding an art show and clear the site after security dogs reacted to a suspicious crate in Miami, Fla., during the Art Basel festival on Saturday morning. But when authorities opened the crate outside the Art Miami tent, it contained none other than a “punk” style picture of Hillary Clinton — complete with pink hair and a studded jacket. You can see why this might set a dog to barking — or to whimpering in...
  • Video of car-eating dog in Dalton, Ga. goes viral

    12/05/2017 10:57:50 AM PST · by Gennie · 56 replies
    WSET.com ^ | December 5, 2017 | WSET.com
    DALTON, Ga. — Video showing a dog chowing down on a car's bumper earlier this month has gone viral. Now, Dalton Police are hoping to clear up some inaccurately reported facts about what you're seeing. The video, taken on November 9th by the car's owner, Jessica Dilallo, shows the dog aggressively trying to rip off the brand new car's bumper.
  • Is Kris Kristofferson's wedding-planning dog drama already the worst movie of 2018?

    11/22/2017 12:45:36 PM PST · by Simon Green · 23 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 11/22/17 | Stuart Heritage
    Best Friend From Heaven sees Kristofferson voice a dead pooch sent back to earth to arrange his owner’s nuptials. It’s a new low for the ‘talking animals’ genre https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=KfD8nLAeMDQ You would think that, by now, people would have stopped making films about talking animals. You would think that, after witnessing the monstrosities that were Andy the Talking Hedgehog, A Talking Cat!?! and Kevin Spacey’s Nine Lives, producers would run a giddy mile from such a flat-out dismal genre. And yet. Not only is there a new contender in town, but it might be the most inexplicable of them all. The...
  • Woman bursts into tears after a neighbor shot her pet pit bull

    11/22/2017 3:38:48 PM PST · by Teflonic · 77 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/22/17 | James Wilkinson
    A desperately sad video showing a woman's despair after her pet pit bull was shot dead has started trending on YouTube.In the video, titled 'My dad killed a pitbull with his glock. Please like plus subscribe', the woman wails, 'That is my baby! That is my baby!' as a man tries to stop her entering the home.From off-camera comes a gaggle of male voices, one of whom says: 'I had to, he came in the house, he came after me, I'm sorry.The man who shot the dog also apologizes, and says that 'the dog came at me,' while a defiant...
  • Woman says she was bitten by emotional support dog in JetBlue check-in line

    11/14/2017 4:18:30 PM PST · by ransomnote · 55 replies
    ksbw.com ^ | Nov 14, 2017 | no byline
    SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. — A Massachusetts woman is still recovering more than a week after a pit bull bit her while she was waiting to check in for a flight. Brittany Langlois was standing in the check in line for JetBlue at the Orlando Airport before her flight back home when a pit bull tore at her leg. “The line kept moving and the next thing I know I am bit,” Langlois said. “I turn around and the owner is reeling the dog back in. Langlois was with her girlfriend Heather Cox and the couple immediately tried to find out if...
  • Family says dog was mauled to death at PetSmart grooming salon: 'He was bait'

    11/08/2017 9:25:27 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 53 replies
    Post Standard, Syracuse NY ^ | 11/08/17 | By Geoff Herbert gherbert@syracuse.com,
    A woman in Scranton, Pennsylvania, is claiming her family dog was mauled to death by another dog inside a PetSmart grooming salon. Betty Miller told WNEP she dropped off her 12-year-old pet, a Bichon named Brewster, at the pet store chain's Dickson City location for an appointment on Wednesday. She got a call later that day saying Brewster was taken to the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center when another dog allegedly attacked him in the store. Brewster was pronounced dead on arrival by vets at the VREC in nearby South Abington Township. The animal hospital said "resuscitation efforts were administered,...
  • Dog taken to be euthanized found living with vet tech 5 months later

    10/20/2017 9:06:55 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 34 replies
    UPI ^ | Oct. 19, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A New Jersey family who took their dog to be euthanized were shocked to discover five months later that the canine was alive and living with a veterinary worker. Keri and Lonnie Levy said they took their 15-year-old miniature pinscher, Caesar, to be euthanized May 17 at the Briarwood Veterinary Hospital because he was suffering from a long-term illness that left him in declining health with a poor quality of life. "[Keri] picked up the collar. And actually paid her bill and received, even, a letter from the veterinary offices stating their condolences on the loss...
  • Discovery of 50km cave raises hopes for human colonization of moon

    10/19/2017 8:10:19 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 34 replies
    Guardian ^ | Thursday 19 October 2017 04.25 EDT | Justin McCurry
    Japan says lunar chasm measuring 50km long and 100 metres wide could be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment.Scientists have fantasised for centuries about humans colonising the moon. That day may have drawn a little closer after Japan’s space agency said it had discovered an enormous cave beneath the lunar surface that could be turned into an exploration base for astronauts. The discovery, by Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe, comes as several countries vie to follow the US in sending manned missions to the moon. Using a radar sounder system that can examine underground structures,...