Puskas – the Santa Ana police K-9 – had all but a few teeth knocked out when his face smashed into a concrete curb during a scuffle with the suspect on Monday night. Continue reading “K-9 has no canines! Police dog loses all its front teeth bringing down suspect”
Rescue dog Duke, an Irish retriever, was born with a birth defect in his front right leg and faced having it amputated. Continue reading “Rescue dog gets ‘new lease of life’ with 3D printed leg”
The race has been held by the Alaskan Sled Dog and Racing Association every year since 1946. Streeper first won the world championship in 2004. Continue reading “Streeper wins sixth world sled dog championship in Alaska”
Video captured on a cellphone shows the dramatic moment that an unidentifed woman rescued a dog after it fell through the ice on Trout Lake in East Vancouver. Continue reading “Woman pulls dog out of icy waters in dramatic footage”
“I think if it weren’t for him, I don’t think I’d be standing here today,” Javier Mercado told KOMO. Continue reading “Hero dog shot 3 times while protecting teen owner during burglary”
Back in January, Kelli Brown tweeted PetSmart about her 12 year old pup, Jax, who would only play with one toy. But that toy had been discontinued. Continue reading “The internet did something nice for once and helped this old dog find her favourite toy”
Staff at West Coast Veterinary Clinic in Forrestdale saw 18 healthy Doberman puppies born from four-year-old Sassy on Monday. Veterinarian Aaron Raney led a team of 10 to perform a caesarian on Sassy, which took about 90 minutes. Continue reading “Perth Doberman gives birth to 18 puppies”
Police chiefs seek new powers to help combat ‘very significant’ issue of pets worrying livestock.
In mid-January, an anonymous tipster told police in Daytona Beach that a puppy had been abandoned underneath a bridge. Continue reading “Cop adopts pit bull dumped on frigid day: ‘She’s never going to be freezing again’”
Pekingese were first introduced to Europe when Western armies pillaged the Summer Palace in Beijing and stole several of the Qing court’s dogs during the Second Opium War in the late 1850s.
Continue reading “As China’s Year of the Dog begins, imperial Pekingese breed is scarce”