A group of bloodhounds over in Florida helped to find a missing three-year-old autistic boy who was lost in the woods this week. The Miami Herald reports that officers from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office embarked on a two-hour search, but to no avail. Once the dog hit the ground, it was 28 minutes until they got the child.
Two men have been arrested and charged after approximately 300 dogs were found inside a warehouse in Los Fresnos, TX. According to the officers, the conditions were terrible that never have seen anything like this. It would make anybody sick. The dogs and one cat were located.
A 14-year-old chihuahua is being reunited with her family in California, after being found in Burnsville, Minnesota. The dog was found a few weeks ago, roaming around a Burnsville yard. When animal control scanned her microchip they found out her owners live in California, and she had been missing for 10 years.
The Air Force is looking for people who want to adopt retired military working dogs. While 90% of canine veterans end up with their handlers, a few end up available for adoption. Common breeds include German shepherds, Labrador retrievers and Belgian Malinois.
If interested in adopting a retired military working dog contact the officers at email@example.com or call 210-671-6766.
Bomb-sniffing dogs sent from the United States to its Middle Eastern ally Jordan are falling ill and dying due to poor treatment and negligence, a federal investigation has found. The report includes photos of malnourished Explosive Detection Canines (EDCs), whose bones are protruding through thin skin and fur. Several of these dogs have died.
Three dog trainers are accused of animal cruelty for allegedly using cayenne pepper to get show dogs to perform a scene while filming in Pennsylvania for the cable series “Manhunt: Lone Wolf.” Now they face animal cruelty charges. Cayenne pepper can lead to respiratory arrest or death in animals.
The Decatur Fire Station is teaming up with the Lifeline Animal Project to help find homeless dogs their forever homes. They take in nearly 40,000 dogs a year.The firefighters said finding these dogs homes is just an extension of how they serve the community they love.
A dog sheltered a newborn baby abandoned by his mother in a field in rural Argentina until the boy was rescued. The infant was lying beside the dog and its six newborn puppies when found. The dog had apparently carried the baby 50 meters from where his mother had abandoned him to where the puppies were huddled.