Dog News Today

dog news Christmas Police give rescue dog an escort home, making Christmas wish come true

A woman reached out to the Bangor Police Department with a simple request: Would the officers pick up her dog?

Source: wfla. com                                                                                                               2017-12-14


dog news dog rescueWoman hails 999 hero after she and dog fall into freezing pond

A woman is hoping to be reunited with a Good Samaritan who helped saved the lives of her and her dog after she dived into freezing water when her beloved pet fell in a lake.
Source: sunderlandecho. com                                                                                          2017-12-13


dog news donation11-year-old girl spends a year raising $1,000 for Westlake Police K9s

WESTLAKE, Ohio – The Westlake Police Department is adding three new officers to their force — all with fur and four-legs.

Source: news5cleveland. com                                                                                    2017-12-12


dog news adoptionAnimal rescue agencies suggest researching before adopting a pet for Christmas

Slomba said many more families come out looking for a pet around the holidays, but only 8% of Nate’s adoptions in 2016 took place in December.

Source: mysuncoast. com                                                                                              2017-12-11


dog news donationBundy, the biker dog who has clocked up 1 million kilometres to raise funds for charity

How do you teach an Australian stumpy-tailed cattle dog to ride a million kilometres behind the wheel of a motorcycle?

Source: smh. com au                                                                                                          2017-12-10


dog news donationDogs who can donate blood needed in Edmonton, Calgary this weekend

“Same as with humans — dogs need blood products, too,” said CAAB donor recruitment director.

Source: globalnews. ca                                                                                                   2017-12-09


dog news CIA dog trainingMeet the CIA’s newest ‘Puppy Class’ graduates

After four months of arduous training, three K9s graduated from the CIA Fall 2017 “Puppy Class” this week.

Source: abcnews. go. com                                                                                           2017-12-08


dog news dog rescue south koreaMore Than 170 Animals Rescued From South Korean Dog Meat Farm Located Near Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium

The dog meat farm in Namyangju is one of an estimated 17,000 dog farms in South Korea breeding more than 2.5 million dogs a year for human consumption.

Source: worldanimalnews. com                                                                                  2017-12-07


dog news dog name 2017These Are the Most Popular Dog Names of 2017

As  with any other member of the family, dogs of course need to be given a name. But which one should you choose to truly honor your four-legged friend?

Source: travelandleisure. com                                                                                 2017-12-06


dog news dog rulesDog owners barking mad at council’s strict beach rules

SAFETY fears for elderly dog walkers and angst with changes to local government laws have prompted Agnes Water residents to unleash.

Source: gladstoneobserver. com. au                                                                      2017-12-05


dog news military dogTwo hero Army dogs due to be put down ‘have been saved’

Hundreds of thousands of people joined the campaign to stop the two dogs, along with police dog Driver, from being put down.

Source: metro. co. uk                                                                                                  2017-12-04


dog news AustraliaAlbino dog has to wear sunglasses as too much sunlight could kill him

The rare genetic condition causes a lack of melanin in the skin, which means that Sherlock was born with pure white fur and electric blue eyes despite his mum being a black schnauzer.

Source: metro. co. uk                                                                                                        2017-12-03


dog news holidayBradley Airport Introduces Therapy Dogs In Time For Holiday Travel

Stressed travelers at Bradley International Airport in need of a calming touch will now have furry friends at their aid.

Source: courant. com                                                                                                     2017-12-02


dog news ZambiaFrom rescue to research: training detection dogs for conservation

Detection dogs are a cost-effective way to collect wildlife data, though the costs of  international transport may limit their use by smaller conservation groups.

Source: news. mongabay. com                                                                                      2017-12-01


dog news giftQueen presented with posy of flowers on visit to charity – by a labrador

A little too eager, she dropped the posy at the Queen’s feet amid the excitement before her handler saved the day.

 Source: telegraph. co. uk                                                                                                 2017-11-30

dog news bull dog UKBulldogs are Britain’s soundest-sleeping dogs, study finds

More than a quarter of British dog owners say they think their dog has sleepwalked, new research has revealed.

Source: independent. com . uk                                                                                        2017-11-29


dog news foodFDA Warns Dog Owners to Avoid Bone Treats After 15 Dogs Die

These potentially dangerous bone treats are available at pet retailers across the country and are usually labelled as “Ham Bones,” ‘Pork Femur Bones,” “Rib Bones,” and “Smokey Knuckle Bones,”.

Source: people. com                                                                                                           2017-11-28


dog news travelThis Dog  And Cat Love Travelling Together, And Their Pictures Are Absolutely Epic

Avid hikers Cynthia Bennett and her boyfriend adopted their dog Henry back in 2014. He was only 14 weeks old, but already five times bigger than the other puppies of the same age.

Source: bored panda. com                                                                                                2017-11-27


dog news dailyDog Poo, an Environmental Tragedy

When industrial fertilizer replaced dung heaps, its spoils helped fund the spread of plastics.

Source: theatlantic. com                                                                                                2017-11-26


dog news dog statueStunning £14k statue of a hero DOG who sniffed out explosives unveiled in town

The fearless black Labrador is credited with saving a huge number of lives in the country and was even awarded with the animal equivalent to the Victoria Cross – the Dickin Medal.

Source: stoke sentinel. co. uk                                                                                    2017-11-25


dog news dog walkerMissing dog walker Annette Poitras found ‘alive and well’ in Coquitlam, B.C., after massive search

‘I just want to say … hug your spouse tonight, hold on to them’ says husband of woman missing 3 days

Source: cbc. ca                                                                                                                      2017-11-24


dog news dog show 2017The National Dog Show Is the Best Part of Thanksgiving

2,000 dogs show up to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center to get pampered and hit the rings, a parade far better than any involving giant balloons.

Source: tienvogue. com                                                                                               2017-11-23


dog news service dogService dog handlers face bitter pushback, kicked out of public places

Mike Rude says he often has trouble with people who don’t understand that his service dog, Spark, is allowed to accompany him almost everywhere.

Source: abc. ca                                                                                                                 2017-11-22


dog news New York cityRescue, a very good dog, named country’s best

NEW YORK — The guest of honor at the $350-a-plate Midtown gala rose early at The Plaza Hotel, bent on taking a clarifying walk through Central Park and enjoying breakfast beneath the chandelier in his sumptuous guest room.

Source: bostongloble. com                                                                                           2017-11-21


dog news brave dogNorman the Scooter Dog on the mend after cancer treatment

Norman was able to be treated immediately thanks to more than $23,000 being raised to pay for his cancer treatment protocol. The Perseus Foundation, an animal cancer charity, has also agreed to match donations of up to $10,000.

Source: today. com                                                                                                             2017-11-20


dog news war dogChanning Tatum’s ‘War Dogs’ documentary honors dogs who serve

“I just can’t imagine what it’s like for these guys who experience these things and are not only not used to talking about it, but they’re not supposed to talk about it.”

Source: cnn. com                                                                                                               2017-11-19


dog news hero dogHero police dog tracks down armed robbers who targeted a bank

Police dog Tyson was the hero of the day after he tracked down suspected armed bank robbers who had allegedly hit a security worker with a crow bar and stolen a box of cash.

Source: manchestereveningnew. co. uk                                                                  2017-11-18


dog news dog adoptionCelebrate National Adopt a Senior Pet Month with Muttville’s Cutest Pups

Ten years ago, Sherri Franklin opened up her Potrero Hill home to senior dogs in need of a second chance with a rescue project she called Muttville.

Source: 7×7. com                                                                                                                2017-11-17


dog news hero dog‘Extremely proud’: Hero dog awarded animal VC after suffered horror wounds in Afghanistan

“That this medal has also been bestowed by PDSA on the charity’s 100th birthday makes this honour even more special.”

Source: express. co. uk                                                                                                      2017-11-16


dog news puppy power Puppy power: Scotland’s first dog cafe to open in Edinburgh

At Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe’s first pop-up puppy cream tea, members of the public are able to meet the fluffy stars of Scotland’s first dog cafe, which is due to open later this year.

Source: sty. tv                                                                                                                     2017-11-15


dog news shelterAnimal Shelter Sorts Dogs Into Harry Potter “Pawgwarts” Houses To Encourage Adoption

At the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, dogs are no longer grouped by breed. Instead, the staff analyze the personalities of their adoptable dogs.

Source: boredpanada. com                                                                                                2017-11-14


dog news Christmas‘Record number’ of illegal puppies seized ahead of Christmas rush, charity warns

Bootleg breeders are illegally smuggling thousands of puppies into Britain to meet Christmas demand, a dog welfare charity has warned.

Source: irvinetimes. com                                                                                                2017-11-13


dog news dog recordWorld Champion Dog Musher Still Racing After Almost 40 Years

The Village of Calowrie, Manitoba is located about four miles south of St. Malo and is home to a world champion dog musher.

Source: pembinavalleyonline. com                                                                            2017-11-12


dog news missing newsBrooks family reunited with missing dog found more than 1,200 kilometres away

“ There’s not many people that don’t treat a dog like part of the family. It’s like kidnapping but different.  It’s a furry kidnapping.”

Source: calgary.ctvnews. ca                                                                                          2017-11-11


dog news stray dogsWELCOME TO THE LAND OF A THOUSAND STRAY DOGS

At a rescue facility in Costa Rica, these stray dogs have found solace roaming free across the tropical mountain land.

Source: national geographic. com. au                                                                        2017-11-10


dog news family dogLittle girl’s stolen puppy returned by thieves

The family told Australian news outlets they were “devastated” at the loss of four-year-old Maia’s “best friend”.

Source: bbc. com                                                                                                                2017-11-09


dog news service

New service looking to help renters build their dog’s resumé

With pet ownership too often being a challenge for British Columbians looking to rent a home, one Canadian company thinks their service may be of help.

Source: vancouversun. com                                                                                       2017-11-08


dog news dog showNational Dog Show boasts most entries in 10 years

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show will feature 2,135 entries at the annual canine extravaganza next weekend, the largest number in more than ten years.

Source:phillyvoice. com                                                                                                   2017-11-07


dog news Chicago47 dogs rescued from puppy mill in rural Peotone

Many of the dogs could become available for adoption in about two weeks. Anyone interested in providing a home for one of the animals should follow the humane society’s Facebook page for updates and watch for an announcement.

Source: chicagotribune. com                                                                                         2017-11-06


dog news dog raceLawmaker renews push to ban dog racing

Dog racing is already banned in 40 states. For over a decade, some Florida lawmakers have fought to end greyhound racing.

Source: fox13news. com                                                                                                   2017-11-05


dog news dog healthYou can now ask vets for a drug to calm your dog’s anxiety on Bonfire Night

Dexmedetomidine is a new treatment that can help to soothe dogs without sedating them, and comes in the form of an oral gel that owners can give their dogs at home.

Source: metro. co. uk                                                                                                         2017-11-04


dog news history60 YEARS AGO TODAY: LAIKA THE COSMONAUT DOG

On this day, 03 November 1957, the former Soviet Union launched the first-ever living animal into orbit: the first Soviet space dog Laika. Her mission on board Sputnik 2 stunned the world.

Source: fai. org                                                                                                                    2017-11-03


dog news BerlinWhy did Berlin dog owners pay over €11 million in ‘dog tax’ last year?

Germany is one of the few European countries left which levies a tax on pooches. In Berlin, district coffers were enriched by more than €11 million through the ‘dog tax’ last year.

Source: thelocal. de                                                                                                           2017-11-02


dog news puppy loverAnimal Masquerade Ball to fund rescue work of Paws Hoofs and Claws

Foster parents Aleace Cunningham (28) and Natalie Harrison (26) took on the project to give the charity a much needed injection of funds.

Source: northweststar. com . au                                                                                  2017-11-01


dog news service dogQuadruple Amputee Dog Rescued From Meat Trade Is Now a Therapy Dog

She recently became certified as a therapy dog and now visits assisted-living facilities, veterans centers and special-needs students at elementary schools, according to the outlet.

Source:thisdogslife. co                                                                                                       2017-10-31


dog news healthContact with dogs could protect kids against eczema and asthma

According to one study, a mother’s exposure to dogs before the birth of a child was significantly associated with lower risk of eczema by age two.

Source: ctvnews. ca                                                                                                          2017-10-30


dog news halloweenDog and puppy Halloween costume contest raises money for Lucky Paws Dog Rescue

The event, which raised money for Lucky Paws Dog Rescue, took place at the Core-Ritchie Community Centre in Regina on Saturday.

Source: leaderpost. com                                                                                            2017-10-29


dog news labrador3-month-old Labrador puppy revived after ingesting opioid during walk

Zoey, a 3-month-old Labrador, fell ill last week after chewing on a cigarette box she found last week on the ground during her morning walk.

Source: abcnews. go. com                                                                                       2017-10-28


dog news dog rescueUS Navy rescues two women and their dogs lost at sea for five months 

They survived shark attacks, the loss of their engine and then their main mast during a five-month ordeal lost at sea. Now, two sailors and their dogs are finally safe after being rescued by the US Navy on Wednesday.

Source: theguardian. com                                                                                         2017-10-27


dog news dog behaviourDogs Pay Attention to Your Looks

This should be good news for any dog lover who fears that Fido only cares because he’s being fed, said Brian Hare, a professor and director of the canine cognition center at Duke University.

Source: nytimes. com                                                                               2017-10-26


dog news shelter dogShelter Dog’s Goofy Grins Charm Thousands Around the World

Meet Cheech, a rescue dog in Waller, Texas, at the City of Waller Animal Shelter and Rescue. If you couldn’t tell by his face, this little cutie is pleased to meet you.

Source: people. com                                                                                 2017-10-25


dog news TaxasStolen dog returned to Texas after 3-year, 1,700-mile journey

After arranging for the dog to go into foster care, Ladybird started bouncing back and was finally able to make the trip back home to the Lone Star state.

Source: foxiness. com                                                                              2017-10-24


dog news KentuckyKentucky bill allows people to save pets from hot cars without paying for damage

“People shouldn’t leave a dog in a hot car, just as they shouldn’t leave a child in a hot car, so I would be all for that,” Torres said.

Source: wdrb. com                                                                                 2017-10-23


dog news careerViral story of Lulu the CIA dog could inspire anyone who wants to change careers

Allowed to retire, Lulu was adopted by her handler and is now living a lifestyle that is more aligned with her passions.

Source: cnbc. com                                                                                   2017-10-22


dog news dog costumeTompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade: See photos of pets in their costumes

The annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade — now in its 27th year — gives us the guarantee of canines in their holiday best.

Source: amny. com                                                                                   2017-10-21


dog news dog parkDogs and owners get into the spirit of ‘howl-a-woof’

Canines of all shapes and sizes descended on the Bark Park in Commissioners Park to seek out treats in the “bone yard,” participate in a costume contest and meet up with fellow furry friends.

Source: chicagotribune. com                                                                 2017-10-20


dog news dog eyesPuppy dog eyes are for the benefit of humans,  scientists find 

It has long been assumed that animal facial expressions are involuntary and dependent on emotional state rather than a way to communicate.

Source: telegraph. co. uk                                                                           2017-10-19


dog news IndonesiaDog vs wild boar fights in Indonesia prompt calls to end ‘traditional’ sport

‘Not only is it extreme animal cruelty, but it debases us as humans to promote such barbarity as fun’

Source: independent. co. uk                                                                   2017-10-18


dog news CaliforniaHero Dog Refuses to Leave His Family’s Eight Goats; Protects Herd and Baby Deer from California Wildfires

“We lost a million dollars worth of property; I don’t really care, we can replace all that. I just want my animals safe,” Hendel told ABC News.

Source: people. com                                                                                  2017-10-17


dog news service dogThese 19 states are cracking down on fake service dogs

Supporters of the new laws compare those misbehaving dog owners to people who acquire handicap signs so they can park in spaces intended for disabled people.

Source: pbs.org                                                                                        2017-10-16


dog news dog trainingDogs graduate from SCI-Greene inmate service dog training program

Inmates are making meaningful contributions to society from behind bars by training puppies for work as service dogs through a program at the State Correctional Institution at Greene.

Source: herald standard. com                                                                 2017-10-15


dog news californiaCalifornia becomes first US state to ban sales of dogs from puppy mills

A new law signed on Friday means that pet stores are required to work with animal shelters or rescue operations if they want to sell dogs, cats or rabbits.

Source: independent. co. uk                                                                    2017-10-14


dog news dog hotelWalt Disney World will finally welcome dogs at (some) hotels

Travelers will be limited to two dogs per room, and dogs will be required to be leashed in public areas and have the proper vaccinations.

Source: marketwatch. com                                                                      2017-10-13


dog news dog loverDog owners walk the Lights

Dog lovers gathered in their thousands to head down Blackpool Promenade in a show of support for blind and partially sighted people in the resort.

Source: blackpoolgazette. co. uk                                                                 2017-10-12


dog news new recordWhippet good boy: Calgary dog breaks own balloon-popping record

The nine-year-old purebred first broke the record in March at the Shawnessy YMCA with a time of 36.25 seconds, beating the previous record holder — Twinkle the Jack Russell terrier — by 2.83 seconds.

Source: cbc. ca                                                                                              2017-10-11


dog news hero dogSt. Cloud military dog to be featured on Hallmark Channel’s Hero Dog Awards

K-9 Adak worked as an explosive detection dog for private contractors that supported the U.S. State Department and Army in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Source: sctimes. com                                                                                  2017-10-10


dog news MuseumMuseum goers have “Dog Gone Good Time”

A boy and two dogs dressed as witches have a doggone good time at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum. The event featured shelter animals, rock painting and a photo booth for your dog.

Source: newspressnow. com                                                                      2017-10-09


dog news police dogOhio cops enlist dog named Reptar to find child porn

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation says 22-month-old Reptar’s specialized training allows him to detect chemical traces in electronic devices like computers, cell phones and USB storage devices.

Source:bigcountrypage. com                                                                      2017-10-08


dog news dog rescueClever Puppy Claws Hole Into Couch to Survive House Fire

The little dog got caught in a house fire on Friday. But instead of freaking out, the pet clawed a hole into the upholstery of a sofa and hid inside.

Source: people. com                                                                                    2017-10-07


dog news Stop cuddling your puppies! CDC warns scores more Americans have been infected by puppy-linked infection

The CDC warns 16 more people have been diagnosed with Campylobacter.

Source: dailymail. co. uk                                                                            2017-10-06


dog news love storySalem man drives across country to adopt dog who lost two feet at puppy mill

“He basically has just a calloused-over stub that he fits in these,” Havlinek said as he eased Nubz’s back paw into a prosthetic.

Source: kgw. com                                                                                         2017-10-05


dog news longest tongueAmazing dog with ridiculously long tongue breaks world record  

Mochi “Mo” Rickert, an eight-year-old St. Bernard from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has set a new record.

Source: telegraph. co. uk                                                                            2017-10-04


dog news puerto ricoVolunteer pilots are flying planeloads of dogs and cats out of Puerto Rico

“We just want to do what’s best,” Browde told TODAY. “Make sure that we are doing the right thing.”

Source: today. com                                                                                      2017-10-03


dog news Chicago circusChicago Circus Skips Elephants, Brings Rescue Pit Bulls Into the Ring

“ I started to do animal welfare work, and it became glaringly obvious: pit bulls make the news for all the wrong reasons.”

Source: people. com                                                                                    2017-10-02


dog news dog parkPet peeves: Greenwich residents at odds over dog policies

Perennial tensions between dogs owners and those who want to use town parks without worrying about four-legged encounters have again come unleashed, with both sides looking to parks officials to settle conflicts in their favor.

Source: greenwichtime. com                                                                       2017-10-01


dog news police dogPolice dog finds gun and accidentally fires it

A Canadian police dog jumped the gun when his handlers were called to a street fight this week… by inadvertently firing a pistol it found in a bush.

Source: metro. co. uk                                                                               2017-09-30


dog news dog exhibitionCan mistreated dogs ever be considered art?

The Guggenheim museum’s decision to withdraw three pieces from an upcoming exhibit is an unusual conflation of human and animal rights.

Source: theguardian. com                                                                          2017-09-29


dog news puppy abandonedPETA offers $5,000 reward for information in abandoned puppy case

Police are investigating the incident but have yet to make any arrests in connection to the case. PETA is offering the reward to anyone who has information that will lead to an arrest or conviction of those responsible.

Source: warp. com                                                                                     2017-09-28


dog news record576 Border Collies Get Together In One Place To Break A World Record

Border Collie Owners of South Australia got together with their pets to break the record of most Border Collies in one place.

Source: bored panda. com                                                                         2017-09-27


dog news online adsVast majority of online puppy ads are fraudulent, report shows

The scam has become so widespread – thousands of consumers have been ripped off, with losses estimated in the millions of dollars – that virtually anyone looking for a puppy online is likely to encounter it.

Source: abcnews. go. com                                                                          2017-09-26


dog news dog rescueHikers rescue dog that was stranded alone on top of a 14,000ft Colorado mountain for SIX WEEKS after running away from its owner

When they found her stranded on a ledge, Nichols retrieved the pup slid down with her in his lap

Source: dailymail. co. uk                                                                        2017-09-25


dog news family dogA crossbow hunter thought he shot a coyote. It was a family dog named Tonka.

Elizabeth Mongno was walking Tonka around her wooded property in rural New Jersey when the 1-year-old dog spotted a deer and decided to chase it.

Source: washingtonpost. com                                                                 2017-09-24


dog news service dogPUPPY LOVE: Service dog changed child’s life

The service dog was trained by Service Dogs Alabama, and was paired with Paisley when she was only 7.

Source: andalusiastarnews. com                                                                2017-09-23


dog news Korean dog meatFarmers, protesters clash at pro-dog meat rally in South Korean capital

When dog meat farmers marched in South Korea’s capital on Friday, demanding better legal recognitions for their industry, they were met by animal rights activist counter-protesters.

Source: cdvnews. ca                                                                                   2017-09-22


dog news hero dogMeet Frida, the Rescue Dog Who is Helping People in the Mexico City Earthquake 

Frida has detected 52 people, 12 of them alive, in the rumble of various natural disasters.

Source: onegreenplanet. org                                                                     2017-09-21


dog rescue MexicoHope as dog is pulled from rubble of deadly earthquake in Mexico

The golden retriever looked bewildered as he rescue services extricated him from the concrete debris that had crumbled around him.

Source: metro. co. uk                                                                               2017-09-20


dog news dog researchDogs’ social skills linked to oxytocin sensitivity

The tendency of dogs to seek contact with their owners is associated with genetic variations in sensitivity for the hormone oxytocin, according to a new study from Linköping University, Sweden.

Source: science daily. com                                                                     2017-09-19


dog news puppy millsCalifornia leads again – this time, in fighting puppy mills

California is set to enact a statewide law that would ban the sale of puppy mill dogs in pet stores and require that stores instead source dogs, cats, and rabbits from shelters and rescues.

Source: humansociety. org                                                                   2017-09-18


dog news dog clinicFree veterinary clinic offers hope for low-income dog and cat owners

Veterinarian Shawn Llewellyn, veterinarian and board president at Paws for Hope, has been running the volunteer clinics since they started six years ago. The clinics are a way to care for those who love their pets, but can’t provide for them.

Source: vancouversun. com                                                                      2017-09-17


dog news dog trainingAt Hero Dogs, pups learn to serve those who served

We’re talking about the newest class in the Hero Dogs training program. These special pups were handpicked before they were born to become service animals for wounded military veterans.

Source: washingtonpost. com                                                                 2017-09-16


dog news dog lover weddingAn Iowa dog lover found an adorable way to integrate puppies into her wedding

Dog lover replaces bouquets with PUPPIES at her Iowa wedding to raise awareness for rescue animals and local shelter that saved 110 pets after Hurricane Harvey.

Source: dailymail. co. uk                                                                           2017-09-15


dog news dog surgery‘Nothing’s too much’: Woman raises $60K to pay for dog’s heart surgery

When asked what her response is to critics who might say she spent too much money on saving her dog’s life, Osterloh replied that she would give up everything for Snoopy.

Source: ctvnews. ca                                                                                 2017-09-14


dog news hero dogMojo, the hero police dog, left mentally scarred and losing hair after Manchester Arena attack

The dog patrolled the arena for its reopening on Saturday, despite having not recovered from the trauma.

Source: telegraph. co. uk                                                                         2017-09-13


dog news pet storePet-store puppies linked to bacterial outbreak among people in 7 states

Federal health officials said Monday that they are investigating a multistate outbreak of Campylobacter infections traced to puppies sold at Petland, a nationwide chain of about 80 pet stores.

Source: washingtonpost. com                                                                 2017-09-12


dog news hurricane IrmaDozens of dogs abandoned, left unable to escape as Irma bears down

Authorities in south Florida may pursue felony charges against people who abandoned their animals as Hurricane Irma approached the Florida peninsula.

Source: usatoday. com                                                                              2017-09-11


dog news BostonFamily thankful for firefighters and pet oxygen mask that saved dog’s life

A Duxbury family is thankful not only for the firefighters but also a special device the first-responders used.

Source: fox25boston. com                                                                        2017-09-10


dog news dog medicationScientists develop new therapeutic antibody for dog cancers

Japanese researchers have developed an antibody that induces immune responses, which significantly suppresses malignant cancers in dogs as well as increases their survival rate.

Source: indianexpress. com                                                                     2017-09-09


dog news floridaMan And Dog Denied Flight Out Of Irma Over Not Having A Pet Carrier

The difficulty of evacuating with pets is one of many reasons that people don’t always “just leave” when a hurricane hits.

Source: huffingtonpost. ca                                                                      2017-09-08


dog news Wild dogs in Africa engage in fascinating voting behavior

It turns out that these endangered, undomesticated dogs “vote” on whether to start hunting by making noises that sound just like sneezes.

Source:arstechnica. com                                                                         2017-09-07


dog news dog food A street food tour for dogs in Kennebunkport, Maine

So-called foodie revolutions have become nauseating, but one barking mad town in the US is offering a tour where the real treats go to the dogs.

Source: iol.co.za                                                                                       2017-09-06


dog news CaliforniaSniffer dog helping wipe out ants in California islands

The specially-trained dog keeps its snout to the ground, searching for nests of Argentine ants that threatened the ecosystem after being introduced decades ago.

Source: torontosun. com                                                                          2017-09-05


dog news dog rescueThese Emotional Rescue Dog Stories Will Leave You Sobbing

Rescue dogs and their owners gathered in London at the weekend to raise awareness of the cruelty of the puppy farm trade.

Source: buzzfeed. com                                                                             2017-09-04


dog news festivalAncient dog festival celebrates legend of heaven-sent canine in China

Members of the Miao people celebrate tradition that their ancestors were saved from death by a heaven-sent animal.

Source: simp. com                                                                                     2017-09-03


dog news dog ruleOregon court: Couple must ‘debark’ dogs — cut their vocal cords — after neighbors complain

The dog owners argued that they were not subject to the dog barking ordinance because they were running a farm.

Source: washingtonpost. com                                                                   2017-09-02


dog news funny dogDog locked in stranger’s garage, finds stockpile of dog treats to keep him company

His owner estimates he ate $150 worth of dog food during his nine hour “ordeal”

Source: news hub.co.nz                                                                              2017-09-01


dog news chinaHero Chinese Cop Goes Viral After Building a Retirement Home for Police Dogs

Netizens have been praising 55-year-old Bai Yan from Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, after he reportedly used all his savings to create a home for his retired canine friends back in 2010.

Source: nextshark. com                                                                               2017-08-31


dog news dog rescueDogs from Texas shelters heading to NJ

“These pets are incredibly lucky to get a second chance through St. Hubert’s and their WayStation partners.”

Source: mycentraljersey. com                                                                    2017-08-30


dog news hero dogRocket was scheduled to die. Now the ex-Sacramento shelter dog is aiding first responders in Houston

Five years ago, Rocket was deemed too energetic to be adopted and scheduled for euthanasia.

Source: sacbee. com                                                                                   2017-08-29


dog news dog rescue taxesOwners rescue their dogs as Houston plunges into chaos

South Texas residents, fleeing Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters, have done their best to rescue their canine companions.

Source: yahoo. com                                                                                    2017-08-28


dog news dog rescueResourceful Dog Walks Away With Bag Of Dog Food After Hurricane Harvey

The Gulf Coast residents were already trying to prepare for life after the destructive storm ― including Otis, the dog.

Source: huffingtonpost. ca                                                                         2017-08-27


dog news national dog dayNational Dog Day Has Special Meaning For Two U.S. Paralympians

For many U.S. Paralympians, particularly those athletes who are visually impaired, guide dogs are some of their closest companions.

source: teamusa. com                                                                                 2017-08-26


dog news dog rescue205 dogs spared grim fate with airlift to U.S.

They were a mix of breeds and sizes. All faced a grim future in Puerto Rico animal shelters, where chronic overcrowding results in many dogs being euthanized.

Source: cbcnews. com                                                                                2017-08-25


dog news pit bullCity tells hundreds of pit bull owners to get rid of their dogs

Dog owners have four weeks to find their dog a home in a municipality that allows pit bulls or surrender the dog to a shelter.

Source: montrealgazette. com                                                                  2017-08-24


dog news therapy dog Therapy dogs to comfort travellers at Vancouver International Airport

Travellers at the Vancouver International Airport will have a new way to de-stress with the help of some therapy dogs.

Source: abc.ca                                                                                            2017-08-23


dog news Seven police storm 73-year-old woman’s house to seize her ‘dangerous’ Yorkshire terrier ‘Alfie’ after he ‘chased delivery man and made him fall over’

Alfie, who Miss Settimo-Bovio has had since he was a puppy, was taken away.

Source: dailymail.co.uk                                                                               2017-08-22


Crates full of puppies found in hot van at New Jersey Walmart

The puppies had been flown in to Newark Liberty International Airport from Colombia and were reportedly headed to Florida.

Source: usatoday. com                                                                                2017-08-21


dog news dog loveMan invents super-cute backpack for his dog to carry its puppy in

A Vietnamese animal lover has come up with the perfect method for his dog to carry around his puppy.

Source: metro.co.uk                                                                                   2017-08-20


dog news puppy rescue17 Shih Tzu puppies rescued from puppy mill in Ben Bolt, Texas

The same puppy mill was being investigated in 2015, but finally after many complaints, the puppies were seized.

Source: kiiitv. com                                                                                      2017-08-19


dog news good dogGood dog? Golden retriever digs up $85K of heroin

A golden retriever followed his nose — and ended up being honored for digging in his owners’ yard.

Source: mytwintiers. com                                                                         2017-08-18


dog news hero dogDogs Save Woman’s Grandchildren From Venomous Snake Attack

Both dogs were rushed to their local veterinarian, who later transferred the animals to Blue Pearl of Brandon which was equipped with the necessary antivenin to save the dogs.

Source: wtsp. com                                                                                      2017-08-17


dog news ChinaIn China, activists work with authorities to chip away at dog meat trade

So far, working with authorities, activists have rescued more than 4,000 dogs from trucks and markets.

Source:blog.humanesociety.org                                                                2017-08-16


dog news dog healthStray dogs with blue fur have been spotted on streets of  Mumbai, India

The emergence of the blue dogs has been linked to pollution of a local river.

Source: dailymail.co.uk                                                                               2017-08-15


dog news radioRadio station creates special programme for lonely dogs

For the past three and a half months, “Hallo Hasso” has been pumping out music for lonely pooches both on the radio and online.

Source: see.co.ke                                                                                        2017-08-14


dog news art showThis NYC art show has gone to the dogs!

A three-day art exhibition curated expressly for dogs is attracting hundreds of canines to a marina in lower Manhattan.

source: impress. com                                                                                 2017-08-13


dog news dog research studyChina’s cloning of genetically modified dogs for research raises concerns

Chinese researchers have claimed a world first after successfully cloning a puppy from a genetically modified dog.

source: abs. com .au                                                                                   2017-08-12


dog news dog rescueA dog’s 2,000-mile journey to safety: Heartwarming rescue story 

Fledge’s journey began in Arizona, where he was destined to be put down and ended in a new, loving home in Pennsylvania.

Source: buckscountycouriertimes. com                                                      2017-08-11


dog news hero dogMistreated and Scarred as a Pup, Patriot the Husky Now Helps Children Who Have Also Been Victims of Abuse

Patriot shows that there is hope in moving on with life and getting past the emotional pain.

Source: people. com                                                                                   2017-08-10


dog news dog trainingOver-mothered puppies more likely to fail guide dog training

For most guide dogs, it’s tough to make the grade. Only 70 per cent of dogs that enter training successfully complete the programme.

Source:newsscientist. com                                                                        2017-08-09


dog news dog cafe shop useThe First Dog Cafe In The USA Is Finally About To Open Its Doors

The first dog cafe in the country will open in New York’s East village in December 2017.

Source: holidogtime. com                                                                        2017-08-08


dog news dog sportSoggy dogs ride the waves at the annual Dog Surfing Championships

Held at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica, California, dogs came by the dozen to show off their impressive surfing skills.

source: standard.co.uk                                                                             2017-08-07


dog news dog rescuePup, pup and away! Veteran buys plane to transport shelter dogs to safety

Steklenski, a hobby pilot, started a nonprofit to fly endangered shelter dogs to happy foster homes.

Source:today. com                                                                                      2017-08-06


dog news hero dogPet dog saves 10-year-old girl from being kidnapped by stranger on walk

A ten year old girl in America has reportedly been saved from kidnap after her dog attacked her assailant.

Source: independent.co.uk                                                                         2017-08-05


dog news bomb-sniffing dogAmerica Is Running Out of Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

With terrorists increasingly attacking so-called soft targets, the demand for detection dogs that can sweep large areas for explosives has soared.

Source: ny .com                                                                                          2017-08-04