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  • 'Wolf-Like' Dog Captured by Maryland Police

    02/25/2017 2:02:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 65 replies
    UPI ^ | Feb. 24, 2017 | Daniel Uria
    Animal control officers in Maryland tracked down and captured a loose dog many residents believed to be a wolf. Prince George's County police shared photos which concerned several citizens due to its large size and wolf-like appearance. Police managed to track down and capture the animal at about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday and confirmed that it was a large dog. "It seems to be a mixed malamute/husky-type dog," Prince George's animal management Chief Rodney Taylor told WUSA. "He's definitely a dog." The dog was found without any kind of identification such as a chip or a collar and will be...
  • Spunky, the husky dog, is dying but gets to play in the snow one last time

    09/23/2016 9:00:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies ^ | September 23, 2016 | wowk
    When you think of huskies, you probably picture cold weather… dog sledding… and romping in snow drifts, right? That’s why, for one husky owner, it meant the world to be able to give her beloved pet, Spunky, the experience of snow one last time. Ashley Niels first met Spunky in 2004, when she was 19 years old and still in college. In her free time, Niels volunteered at an animal shelter in northern Wisconsin. One day, they asked her to pitch in by swinging by the pound and selecting a dog to bring to an adoption event. “At first I...
  • Rock python kills family's Husky[Florida]

    09/19/2013 8:12:34 PM PDT · by Theoria · 48 replies
    WSVN ^ | 13 Sept 2013 | WSVN
    A dog owner is sharing his heartbreaking story after a python came out of nowhere and killed his dog in the backyard. ***WARNING*** The images for this story may be disturbing to some viewers ***WARNING*** Angel Bichara's son is still too traumatized to speak on camera about how he tried but failed to save the family dog, Duke, from the grip of a rock python in the backyard of their West Miami-Dade home. "He heard the dog barking and then he heard the dog crying, so when he walked outside, he saw the snake had grabbed on to the dog's...
  • Lovesick Dog Stands by Owner After Finding Him at the Hospital

    10/26/2012 8:51:57 PM PDT · by traumer · 18 replies
    Zander, a white samoyed-husky mix, navigated two miles of tricky neighborhoods and across a busy highway to find his owner who was in the hospital, and now he’s not leaving his side. As John Dolan lay in his hospital bed at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Islip, N.Y., Sept. 27, he got a phone call from a hospital employee that he had to come get his dog. One problem, Dolan was inside the hospital and his wife, Priscilla, was asleep at home. When Zander and Dolan were finally reunited, they couldn’t be happier. “He’s my boy. He’s been glued...
  • Dog tracks down ailing owner at hospital

    10/05/2012 6:41:45 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 34 replies
    My Fox NY ^ | 10/4/12 | ADRIENNE SUPINO
    Zander, a husky, was so upset when his owner was hospitalized the pooch tracked him down and paid him a visit. John Dolan was hospitalized with a skin condition last week. His wife says their dog Zander took it hard. She says the dog sulked and even cried. Then Zander, seemingly decided he had to be by his owner's bedside. Zander broke out of the Bay Shore home and made his way to the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center more than 2 miles away.
  • Dog tracks down ailing owner at hospital

    10/05/2012 11:22:04 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 3 replies (NY-Fox 5) ^ | Updated: Oct 05, 2012 8:48 AM CDT | ADRIENNE SUPINO
    Zander, a husky, was so upset when his owner was hospitalized that the pooch tracked him down and paid him a visit. John Dolan was hospitalized with a skin condition last week. His wife says their dog Zander took it hard. She says the dog sulked and even cried. Then Zander, seemingly decided he had to be by his owner's bedside. Zander broke out of the Bay Shore home and made his way to the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center more than 2 miles away. The four-legged friend likely went under the Robert Moses Parkway and across a busy four-lane...
  • Husky Seized From New Owners In Churchill

    03/01/2012 1:38:55 PM PST · by Altariel · 6 replies · 5+ views
    CBS Local (Pittsburgh) ^ | February 23, 2012 | Unknown
    (Credit: KDKA) Filed under Local, News, Syndicated Local Related tags Brandy Furlong, Churchill, McKeesport, William Uhring PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A dog that mauled a baby in McKeesport last week has been seized and quarantined. The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office obtained a court order Thursday to take the Husky away from his new owners in Churchill. Nikko is blamed in the death of a 2-day-old baby in McKeesport last week. The baby’s mother, Brandy Furlong, left the baby in a carrier on the floor while she went upstairs for a few moments. That’s when the dog attacked. Police say Furlong...
  • Churchill man adopts husky that killed infant in McKeesport

    02/23/2012 5:39:00 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 25 replies
    WPXI ^ | February 22, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- A Churchill man adopted the dog police said killed an infant last week in McKeesport. The man, who did not want to be identified, said he and the baby's father made a deal on Tuesday. Howard Nicholson signed the husky over to him and he paid the dog catcher fees and veterinary bills for the dog's broken leg. "Allegheny County and the dog catcher deemed him safe for release. They weren't putting the dog down, so we said we will relieve you of the financial burden. We want the husky to get proper medical care and a proper...
  • Hunter from Westbrook accused of killing dog

    11/30/2011 9:39:57 PM PST · by Altariel · 8 replies
    Press Herald ^ | 11/30/11 | Dennis Hoey
    STANDISH - The Maine Warden Service says it has charged a Westbrook man with shooting a dog in Standish on the last day of this year's deer hunting season. click image to enlarge Niko, an 11-month-old Siberian husky owned by Amanda Barrett and her family, was shot Saturday in Standish after slipping out of his harness. A Westbrook man has been charged. Edie Smith, spokeswoman for the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, confirmed Wednesday that Steve Barrows, 50, of Westbrook was issued a summons Monday by Sgt. Tim Spahr on a charge of shooting a domesticated animal. Game wardens...
  • Husky's admirers reach out after dog's death

    11/06/2011 8:22:46 PM PST · by Altariel · 13 replies
    The Republic ^ | November 6, 2011 | AMY BOWEN
    Passers-by on Clearwater Road couldn't miss Tara. The Siberian husky would greet people by sitting in a folding chair in his owners' front yard. He rested his head on the armrest, with his legs dangling off the chair. Denise and Thom Yaeger, Tara's owners, knew it was pretty unusual to have a dog watch the world from a lounge chair outside their St. Cloud home. The 13-year-old dog attracted some fans. But the Yaegers didn't know the extent of Tara's popularity until he died Oct. 13 of spleen cancer. Since Tara's death, strangers have sent cards and left notes and...
  • Pennsylvania man accused of drugging rival husky at Wheaton dog show

    06/02/2011 11:10:29 PM PDT · by Jim 726 · 30 replies
    A Pennsylvania man charged with drugging a Siberian husky to give his girlfriend’s dog a better shot at winning a suburban kennel club show will go to trial to fight the charges. Ralph Ullum, 68, is accused of slipping the rival show dog two human drugs — Protonix and Benadryl — during an American Kennel Club show last December at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton. But Ullam’s attorney said his client never gave Pixie the husky any pills — and never needed to because the show already had ended, with his girlfriend’s dog grabbing the best in show prize....
  • Canada investigates mass sled dog slaughter

    02/01/2011 6:11:26 AM PST · by Fawn · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 31 06:47 | unknown
    Police are investigating the slaughter of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics to pull tourist sleds in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler, authorities said Monday. The grisly killings were reportedly carried out by one worker over two days in April 2010 with a shotgun and a knife, with reports of injured dogs crawling out of a mass grave. Local media said the dogs were killed because business slumped in the two months following the Games and they were no longer needed by tourism companies Outdoor Adventures and Howling Dogs, which sell dog-sled rides to tourists.
  • Federal police officer shot dog in Arundel park

    08/14/2010 6:48:52 AM PDT · by OregonRancher · 12 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | August 3, 2010 | Jill Rosen and Brent Jones,
    Stunned dog owners and residents of a Severn neighborhood are shocked that authorities won't be charging a federal police officer who shot and killed a Siberian husky Monday night at a community dog park. Bear-Bear, a brown and white husky that was about 3 years old, was playing in the Quail Run dog park at about 6:30 p.m., running off leash inside the fenced-in area, when the officer and his wife arrived with a German shepherd, who was kept on a leash. When the dogs began to play roughly, the federal officer asked Bear-Bear's guardian, his owner's brother, to call...
  • Pilot lesson No. 1: Check gas before taking off

    05/29/2009 12:06:34 PM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies · 1,158+ views
    The Denver Post from THE GAZETTE ^ | 05/29/2009 | MARIA ST.LOUIS-SANCHEZ
    A retired Air Force colonel with decades of experience as a flight instructor gave one of his students a hands-on lesson in a key principle of flying: Don't run out of gas. Al Uhalt of Colorado Springs made a bumpy but safe landing in a field Thursday when the single-engine Aviat Husky he and a student were flying ran out of fuel near the end of a 45-minute lesson. Neither Uhalt nor the student, 16-year-old Kyle Sundman, was injured and the plane was undamaged.
  • Fuel loss lands plane in Fountain field

    06/01/2009 11:33:08 AM PDT · by DFG · 10 replies · 938+ views
    Gazette (Colorado Springs) ^ | 05/28/09 | Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    From 1977 to 1979, the retired Air Force colonel commanded the 46th Aerospace Defense Wing at Peterson Air Force Base. For decades he has been a flight instructor, owning his own school and even serving on the city's airport advisory board. Perhaps this kind of history makes Thursday's incident just a little embarrassing. His plane ran out of gas.
  • Military Fields 10,000th Mine-resistant Vehicle to Troops in Iraq

    02/20/2009 3:34:17 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 446+ views
    BAGHDAD, Feb. 20, 2009 – The U.S. military fielded its 10,000th mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle in Iraq today during a ceremony on Camp Liberty, just 22 months after it was introduced into the theater of operations. Mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles sit in a row on the Camp Liberty, Iraq, fielding site, Feb. 20, 2009. The day marked the introduction of the 10,000th vehicle into Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher Gaylord  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Servicemembers and civilians from across Victory Base Complex gathered among rows of MRAPs at the largest fielding site in Iraq to acknowledge the...
  • Shoplifting dog identified; family makes restitution

    02/09/2009 2:43:46 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 31 replies · 1,247+ views ^ | Feb. 6, 2009 | John Hollenhorst and Becky Bruce
    Mystery solved, suspect in custody! We finally know who pulled off a canine caper that generated news stories, and laughter, around the globe. The "shoplifting dog" has finally come forward and faced up to the crime. Returning to the scene of the crime in a Hummer, Akira took it easy this time, riding instead of walking. The 11-year-old Siberian Husky seemed eager for a return visit to the Smith's grocery store. Just before Christmas, surveillance video captured a mysterious dog making a clean getaway with a stolen rawhide bone. The Stirling family suspected Akira was the bad guy and brought...
  • HUSKY's flaws growing obvious (Creeping Socialism)

    12/08/2007 8:49:28 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 7 replies · 159+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | December 7, 2007 | Editorial
    In 1998, then-Gov. John G. Rowland boosted his re-election prospects by creating the Healthcare for UninSured Kids and Youth program. HUSKY was intended to provide no more than 90,000 impoverished children with the same access to medical care as state employees. But the issue was never about access, but who pays; ultimately, this "conservative Republican" chose the government solution. At HUSKY's inception, 6.7 percent of Connecticut's children were uninsured. Today, HUSKY enrollment is a robust 323,000, even though the services it provides have never come close to matching the political rhetoric. And despite the infusion of hundreds of millions in...
  • Animals at Play (Audio Sideshow of Polar Bear-Husky)

    10/29/2007 4:41:14 PM PDT · by Dysart · 10 replies · 114+ views
    APM ^ | unknown | Stuart Brown
    Click on the link below for a short sideshow of what appears to be a Polar Bear and Husky engaged in play fighting in Hudson Bay, Canada. Duration about 2:16.
  • Plea deals in dog's starvation death

    01/29/2007 10:09:08 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 17 replies · 631+ views
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | 29 Jan 2007 | Hal Dardick
    A Crest Hill man and his daughter admitted in court Monday that they starved their dog to death in plea deals that sent the father to prison and led to probation for the young woman. Mark Obidowicz, 44, pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty, a felony that carried a maximum 3-year sentence. He was sentenced to a year in prison. Nicole Obidowicz, 19, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor animal cruelty. She was sentenced to 24 months of conditional discharge, a type of probation, during which she cannot own an animal. She also was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service....