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
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
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
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
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
“Same as with humans — dogs need blood products, too,” said CAAB donor recruitment director.
Source: globalnews. ca 2017-12-09
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A little too eager, she dropped the posy at the Queen’s feet amid the excitement before her handler saved the day.
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
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
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
When industrial fertilizer replaced dung heaps, its spoils helped fund the spread of plastics.
Source: theatlantic. com 2017-11-26
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
‘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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
“ 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
‘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
“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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
The CDC warns 16 more people have been diagnosed with Campylobacter.
Source: dailymail. co. uk 2017-10-06
“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
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
“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
“ 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Frida has detected 52 people, 12 of them alive, in the rumble of various natural disasters.
Source: onegreenplanet. org 2017-09-21
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
The dog patrolled the arena for its reopening on Saturday, despite having not recovered from the trauma.
Source: telegraph. co. uk 2017-09-13
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
His owner estimates he ate $150 worth of dog food during his nine hour “ordeal”
Source: news hub.co.nz 2017-09-01
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
“These pets are incredibly lucky to get a second chance through St. Hubert’s and their WayStation partners.”
Source: mycentraljersey. com 2017-08-30
Five years ago, Rocket was deemed too energetic to be adopted and scheduled for euthanasia.
Source: sacbee. com 2017-08-29
South Texas residents, fleeing Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters, have done their best to rescue their canine companions.
Source: yahoo. com 2017-08-28
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
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
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 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
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
Alfie, who Miss Settimo-Bovio has had since he was a puppy, was taken away.
Source: dailymail.co.uk 2017-08-22
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
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
The same puppy mill was being investigated in 2015, but finally after many complaints, the puppies were seized.
Source: kiiitv. com 2017-08-19
A golden retriever followed his nose — and ended up being honored for digging in his owners’ yard.
Source: mytwintiers. com 2017-08-18
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
So far, working with authorities, activists have rescued more than 4,000 dogs from trucks and markets.
The emergence of the blue dogs has been linked to pollution of a local river.
Source: dailymail.co.uk 2017-08-15
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
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
Chinese researchers have claimed a world first after successfully cloning a puppy from a genetically modified dog.
source: abs. com .au 2017-08-12
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
Patriot shows that there is hope in moving on with life and getting past the emotional pain.
Source: people. com 2017-08-10
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
The first dog cafe in the country will open in New York’s East village in December 2017.
Source: holidogtime. com 2017-08-08
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
Steklenski, a hobby pilot, started a nonprofit to fly endangered shelter dogs to happy foster homes.
Source:today. com 2017-08-06
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
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