Sit. Stay. Call 911: FIDO Vest Gives Service Dogs An Upgrade

Sit. Stay. Call 911: FIDO Vest Gives Service Dogs An UpgradeArticle from NPR: i i A dog named Sky activates the tug sensor on the FIDO vest. The vest is a piece of wearable technology designed to allow working dogs to perform more tasks and communicate more information. Rob Felt/Courtesy of Georgia Tech hide caption itoggle caption Rob Felt/Courtesy of Georgia Tech A dog named Sky activates the…………………continues on NPR
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Dog stabbed at Lakewood dog parkArticle from 9NEWS.com: Gary Hirsch wants to know who would […] Continue Reading…

Stray dog guards dead puppy’s grave in Georgia cemetery

Stray dog guards dead puppy’s grave in Georgia cemeteryArticle from New York Daily News:A heartbroken stray dog refused to leave the Georgia cemetery where she buried her dead puppy, according to the teen who spotted the scene. Hunter Cone, a 15-year-old photographer, was taking pictures in Savannah’s Laurel Grove North Cemetery on Tuesday when he saw the dog standing by the body of a deceased puppy. He and his mother Jennifer Cone tried to feed the grieving pup, but she ran off. “She wouldn’t let us get within seven feet of her,” Hunter told the Daily News. “She wasn’t […] Continue Reading…

Dog Abandoned at Scotland Train Station with Suitcase | The Weather Channel

Dog Abandoned at Scotland Train Station with Suitcase | The Weather ChannelArticle from The Weather Channel:Earlier this month, United Airlines suffered a public relations nightmare when a photo of a dog left on a rainy tarmac exploded onto Twitter. Now, a new photo has surfaced, leaving animal lovers furious. The dog may look dry and safe, yet investigators say it was found abandoned at Ayr railway station in Scotland. The male shar-pei crossbreed was stranded with a suitcase filled with his belongings, according to a Scottish SPCA press release. The suitcase contained a bowl, food, a toy and a […] Continue Reading…

To Eat Dog, or Not to Eat Dog

To Eat Dog, or Not to Eat DogArticle from The Atlantic:Gia cay, a Vietnamese substitute for dog meat made from stewed pig’s feet (Elisabeth Rosen) HANOI, VIETNAM—The practice of eating dog meat has alternately puzzled and appalled many Westerners, launching essays on ethics and graphic exposés on the dog-meat industry in Southeast Asia. China, Korea, and Vietnam are centers of a centuries-old culinary tradition that is shunned in many other parts of the world, with Vietnam in particular The Atlantic
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Hotel Hopes Guests Head Home With a Rescue DogArticle from ABC […] Continue Reading…

Blind Dog Survives 15-Story Fall With Big Splash

Blind Dog Survives 15-Story Fall With Big SplashArticle from ABC News: More ABC News Videos | ABC World News Copy A blind dog survived a fall from the balcony outside his owner’s California condo — falling 15 stories and landing in hot water at the same time. continues on ABC News
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Stray Dog Credited for Christmas ‘Miracle’ Cancer CureArticle from ABC News: More ABC News Videos | ABC World […] Continue Reading…

#SaveBela dog gets reprieve from Utah animal sanctuary Owner’s will says …

#SaveBela dog gets reprieve from Utah animal sanctuary Owner’s will says …Article from CNN: #SaveBela started after the public learned a healthy Indiana dog might be euthanized In her will, Bela’s late owner asked that the dog be put to sleep and laid to rest with her A Utah animal sanctuary has agreed to take the dog (CNN) — The Internet got its Christmas wish to #SaveBela. Bela is now being sent to live at a Utah animal sanctuary. The Indiana German shepherd tugged at collective heartstrings last week when […] Continue Reading…

Cruelty charges dropped in dog deaths at Ariz. kennel – USA TODAY

Cruelty charges dropped in dog deaths at Ariz. kennel – USA TODAYArticle from Cruelty charges dropped in dog deaths at Ariz. kennel – USA TODAY:Jim Walsh, The Arizona Republic 6:53 a.m. EST December 23, 2014 Video Keywords Jeff flake bill Montgomery’s continues on Cruelty charges dropped in dog deaths at Ariz. kennel – USA TODAY
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Veteran, his service dog mistreated by airlineArticle from Detroit Free Press:Louise Knott Ahern, Michigan.com 2:11 p.m. EST December 22, 2014 Eric Calley stands outside his Williamston house on Dec. […] Continue Reading…

Officials: Missing Dog Was Dyed to Deceive

Officials: Missing Dog Was Dyed to DeceiveArticle from ABC News: SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Dec 20, 2014, 5:35 PM ET Coco, a reddish-brown pit bull with white markings, went missing from her Southern California home on Thanksgiving. Nearly a month later, she was found and reunited with her owners ? but she was a different color. Riverside County animal services officials made the match when they scanned a stray, black dog for an implanted microchip and found she was listed as an 8-month-old reddish-brown pit bull adopted in October from a San Jacinto […] Continue Reading…

#SaveBela campaign may spare dog’s life

#SaveBela campaign may spare dog’s lifeArticle from CNN: A deceased Indiana woman asked in her will that her pet dog be euthanized Three weeks after her death the dog, Bela, remains alive Animal lovers have started a #SaveBela hashtag on Twitter (CNN) — Connie Ley made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her. Three weeks later, however, Bela, who is 9 years old and male, is healthy and very […] Continue Reading…

Woman’s will states her dog should be killed, buried with her… or sent to …

Woman’s will states her dog should be killed, buried with her… or sent to …Article from fox13now.com: Courtesy: #SaveBella Twitter Courtesy: #SaveBella Twitter AURORA, Ind. – A woman who recently died wrote in her will her dog must be buried with her… or sent to an animal shelter in Utah. The issue is her German Shepherd, Bella, is still very much alive. According to WCPO, Connie Lay died Nov. 25 and her attorney, Doug Denmure, said Lay stated in her last will and testament she wanted her dog to be euthanized, cremated […] Continue Reading…