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  • Woman placed on leave from work after viral Central Park video

    05/25/2020 11:16:41 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 53 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 26, 2020 | 1:44am | Kenneth Garger
    The investment company that employs a white woman who went viral after calling the cops on a black man in Central Park on Monday has placed her on administrative leave. “We take these matters very seriously, and we do not condone racism of any kind,” the company wrote. “While we are in the process of investigating the situation, the employee involved has been put on administrative leave.” The woman in the video was identified in reports as Amy Cooper. A screenshot of her LinkedIn account that was shared on Twitter identified her as the head of insurance investment solutions at...
  • Mark Levin Talks "Rescuing Sprite" on Hannity & Colmes 1/2

    05/20/2020 7:40:31 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | Nov 5, 2007
    Mark Levin Talks "Rescuing Sprite" on Hannity & Colmes. Part 1/2. 11/5/2007
  • Levin: We dog lovers understand, and weep, and mourn

    05/18/2020 9:36:02 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 33 replies
    Mark Levin Twitter ^ | 5/18/20 | Mark Levin
    We dog lovers understand, and weep, and mourn — Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) May 18, 2020
  • Mark Levin's dog

    05/17/2020 9:21:34 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 79 replies
    open source | 5-17-20 | vanity
    Mark Levin lost his veloved little dog , Barney , today . He is broken hearted. Pray for them .
  • Should You Adopt a Dog or a Grizzly Bear?

    05/17/2020 5:03:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    Outside ^ | 5/17/2020 | Brendan Leonard
    If you've been thinking about adopting a pet, you've probably asked yourself: Would I like having a dog around the house, or would I rather have a grizzly bear? Here's a handy chart to help you decide.
  • Stay off our sidewalk! Gang of street cats see off curious dog when he ventures into their territory

    05/12/2020 3:59:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 12, 2020 | Jemma Carr
    This is the hilarious moment a curious dog squares up to a gang of vicious street cats who scare him off as he ventures into their territory. Dog Tuesday was on a walk with his owner in Tampa, Florida, when the curious pooch approached the cluster of four felines. Tuesday slowly got closer to the group and then nervously backed away before one bold move caused an unnerved cat to launch itself into the air straight at him. In the clip, the hound can be seen walking along the sidewalk sniffing at the ground as he approaches the cats.
  • Fur today, gone tomorrow! Owners share hilarious snaps of their dogs before and after disastrous DIY lockdown trims

    05/08/2020 5:20:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 8, 2020 | Jessica Green
    It's not unusual for animals to be pampered and preened - but with professional groomers off limits, owners are having to subject their beloved pets to DIY haircuts. Some people are clearly struggling with the task and have shared the shocking results online. Collated by Bored Panda, the photographs - taken by pet owners around the world - demonstrate why some tasks are better left to the professionals.
  • Bill Belichick's dog Nike gained tons of IG followers after viral moment in draft

    04/29/2020 5:03:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Sportsnaut ^ | April 29, 2020 | Jesse Reed
    Going viral is good for social media accounts. Just ask Bill Belichick’s dog, Nike, who took the 2020 NFL Draft by storm and now has thousands of followers on Instagram. During the draft, right after the New England Patriots made their first selection — a shocker all by itself — the broadcast went to Belichick’s home where he was doing the draft from what appeared to be his kitchen table. Instead of Belichick sitting there, it was Nike in the chair staring at the computers — setting the NFL world into a frenzy on social media.
  • Oshkosh dog groomer arrested for opening business hours before state changes guidelines

    04/28/2020 2:31:41 PM PDT · by lionstar · 45 replies ^ | Apr 27, 2020 | Jason Zimmerman
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - An Oshkosh dog groomer was taken into custody Monday for violating the governor's Safer at Home orders restricting non-essential business during the coronavirus pandemic. It happened not long before the state adjusted its guidelines to allow dog groomers to open up again. Dog Depot Arrest. Screen shot from Facebook video. On April 24, the Winnebago County Health Department contacted Oshkosh Police to inform them the Dog Depot, 1225 S. Main Street, was open even though the Winnebago County Public Health Department has deemed the business non-essential. A sergeant with the Oshkosh Police Department went to the...
  • CDC recommends social distancing for pets after some test positive for coronavirus

    04/28/2020 1:55:18 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 76 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 28, 2020 | Rebecca Klar
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending people follow the same social distancing guidelines with their pets as they would human family members after a small number of animals, including dogs and cats, were reportedly infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. CDC guidelines recommend people restrict their pets from interacting with other animals when outside their house and urge people to keep cats indoors when possible and to walk dogs on a leash while maintaining at least six feet from other people and animals. The CDC also calls for people to avoid dog parks or public...
  • 'Big Poppa has been so sad today': Heartbreaking photo of a quarantined bulldog dejectedly watching two kids play from his balcony goes viral

    04/23/2020 5:16:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 23, 2020 | Erica Tempesta
    A heartbreaking photo of an English bulldog looking longingly at the children he used to play with before the coronavirus pandemic has gone viral — with thousands of fans admitting that they can relate to his quarantine woes. Costume designer Rashida Ellis, 38, from Atlanta, Georgia, took to Twitter on Tuesday to post a snapshot of her three-year-old dog Big Poppa looking dejected while sitting on their balcony. 'Big Poppa has been so sad today, I think he miss[es] playing with the kids in the building. He just watches them from the patio,' she captioned the image, which has attracted...
  • Sniffer dogs 'could be used by NHS to detect coronavirus in doctors and nurses'

    04/17/2020 8:56:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Daily Star (U.K.) ^ | 17 APR 2020 | Jacob Dirnhuber
    A leading dog charity has teamed up with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Durham University to train six coronavirus sniffer dogsDogs could be hired by the NHS to screen up to 750 key workers an hour for coronavirus. Medical detection dogs have already been used to sniff out cancer, Parkinson’s, and malaria. But a new collaboration between a dog charity and two leading universities could see pooches trained to diagnose coronavirus patients. Professor James Logan of the London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said six dogs are ready to be trained. The dogs will be...
  • China pushes draft law to reclassify dogs as pets, not livestock

    04/09/2020 10:43:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 04.09.2020 | lc/rg (Reuters, AFP)
    Animal rights groups are praising China following the introduction of a draft law to reclassify dogs as pets, rather than livestock. “As far as dogs are concerned, along with the progress of human civilization and the public concern and love for animal protection, dogs have been ‘specialized’ to become companion animals, and internationally are not considered to be livestock, and they will not be regulated as livestock in China,” read a statement issued by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture, published on Wednesday. Livestock animals are defined as those that can be bred for food, milk, fur, fiber and medicine. The...
  • Mok Slammed for Backing Ban on Eating Cats and Dogs

    04/06/2020 1:40:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    The Star (Malaysia) ^ | Monday, 06 Apr 2020
    HONG Kong artiste Karen Mok has been criticised online for supporting Shenzhen’s ban on the eating of cats and dogs, Sin Chew Daily reported. “This is exciting news! Hope the entire China will soon ban the eating of cats and dogs, ” she wrote on Weibo, referring to reports that Shenzhen has become the first Chinese city to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat starting next month. Mok, 49, is an ambassador for the Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Her posting, however, led to dozens of negative comments against her. One...
  • These Diagnostic Dogs May Be Able to Quickly Spot People With Coronavirus

    04/05/2020 3:00:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    CBS Marketwatch ^ | April 1, 2020 | Rupert Steiner
    Man’s best friend could soon become a lifeline to citizens threatened by the spread of the coronavirus. A charity, which has previously trained dogs to detect malaria, believes canines might be able to use their powerful sense of smell to detect the disease. U.K.- based Medical Detection Dogs is working with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Durham University in the collaboration, and, if successful, the animals could be used to identify travelers infected with the virus who are entering a country. They would also be able to be deployed in other public spaces to identify...
  • Dogs Train to Sniff Out Coronavirus

    04/05/2020 2:56:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    WCTV ^ | April 3, 2020 | Elizabeth Millner
    We've seen dogs sniff for drugs, bombs, diabetes, and even cancer, but can man's best friend sniff out coronavirus? With a shortage of tests kits available to the public, a dog training school is training their pups to be the next best thing. At Top Tier K-9, dogs are learning to sniff for the virus so they can use their skills in restaurants, waiting rooms, vehicles and other public areas so businesses can use this tool before re-opening. "What we want to do is make sure that when you are clean, you know the facilities you are going into have...
  • ‘Brutal and Horrific:’ Florida Man Accused of Baking Dog in Oven

    04/04/2020 10:32:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | April 4, 2020
    Vicasso Lara held without bond in Lee CountyA Florida man was charged with torturing and killing a dog that he later baked in an oven, according to authorities. Vicasso Lara, 24, stabbed and beat the dog before placing it in an oven and heating it to its highest setting, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release posted on its Facebook page. “I’m speechless,” Sheriff Carmine Marceno said. “This is possibly the most brutal and horrific example of animal abuse my team or I have ever seen.” Deputies were called to Lara’s home by a neighbor who said...
  • Scientists are studying whether dogs can help sniff out coronavirus

    04/03/2020 3:22:11 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
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  • Shenzhen bans eating of cats and dogs after coronavirus

    04/02/2020 7:38:26 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 25 replies
    Bangkok Post ^ | April 02 2020 | Reuters
    SHENZHEN, China: The Chinese city of Shenzhen has banned the eating of dogs and cats as part of a wider clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the new coronavirus. Scientists suspect the coronavirus passed to humans from animals. Some of the earliest infections were found in people who had exposure to a wildlife market in the central city of Wuhan, where bats, snakes, civets and other animals were sold. The disease has infected more than 935,000 people around the world and killed some 47,000 of them. Authorities in the southern Chinese technology hub said the ban on...
  • A one-eyed dog rescued from the meat trade in China is helping her owner through self-isolation

    04/01/2020 8:42:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Bexhill-on-the-Sea ^ | Wednesday, 1st April 2020 | Hayley O'Keeffe
    A one-eyed dog saved from the meat trade in China is now supporting her disabled owner through a gruelling 12 weeks of coronavirus isolation. Mary Garland, 50, who lives in Maida Vale, North London is severely disabled and confined to a wheelchair. She takes immunosuppressant medication and is classed in the 'high-risk' category. Normally Mary has a busy social life and fills her days seeing friends and attending events in support of the No To Dog Meat charity, which rescued Annabel, her beloved chow-chow. A constant companion Annabel was found in a terrible state - partially skinned and had an...