“Mass Grave” Found at Indiana Dog Rescue

“Mass Grave” Found at Indiana Dog RescueArticle from NBC Chicago: NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 • Updated at 9:22 PM CST The owner of a dog rescue in northwest Indiana has been accused of animal neglect after police found a mass dog grave and several dogs in “deplorable conditions” at the rescue. Police began investigating Paws Here Foundation, Inc., in the 22900 block of Harrison Street in Lowell, Indiana, in October after volunteers told police that […] Continue Reading…

Meet the rescue dog playing Sandy in ‘Annie’

Meet the rescue dog playing Sandy in ‘Annie’Article from New York Post:Arriving at her film premiere in a chauffeur-driven Mercedes, walking the red carpet with producers Will Smith and Jay Z — it’s a dog’s life for Marti, the golden retriever-chow mix who stars as Sandy in the new “Annie.” Marti plays “Sandy the Dog” in the upcoming film “Annie.”Photo: Sony Pictures The 6-year-old female was rescued from the Adopt-a-Dog shelter in Armonk, NY, by trainer Bill Berloni. He says film director Will Gluck had a series of requirements for the new Sandy: she had to be […] Continue Reading…

Ailing dog Dasher dies after Queens car-throw: ASPCA

Ailing dog Dasher dies after Queens car-throw: ASPCAArticle from New York Daily News:BluePearl Veterinary Partners Dasher, a female Rottweiler seriously injured after being jettisoned from a car, was treated for a week at Blue Pearl Veterinary Associates in Forest Hills, but was so badly injured she needed to be euthanized, the ASPCA said Monday. Dasher, the dog tossed from a car in Queens last month, didn’t make it, officials said Monday. The six-year-old female Rottweiler was so badly injured she needed to be euthanized, according to the ASPCA. Her case had outraged animal lovers from all over. “After […] Continue Reading…

Atlanta dog takes fatal bullet for his family

Atlanta dog takes fatal bullet for his familyArticle from KHON2:ATLANTA (WXIA/CNN) – They say all dogs go to heaven. That will be especially true for one German Shepherd in Atlanta. Police say the dog protected his family from gunfire. Witnesses said the shooting began with road rage and ended with the gunman following the SUV to a strip mall on Ralph David Abernathy. “About five minutes later, they pulled back through they just rolled right up. You know what I’m saying? They pulled the gun out and started clapping,” said one of the victims, who asked not to be […] Continue Reading…

Officers come to rescue of dog found abandoned, tied to sign on Bronx street

Officers come to rescue of dog found abandoned, tied to sign on Bronx streetArticle from WABC-TV:GRAND CONCOURSE (WABC) — Police are searching for the person who abandoned a dog on a street in the Bronx.A warning before you watch the video: Some may find the video of the dog disturbing.He was found tied to a street sign. And it was bad enough that someone had abandoned this dog, but wrapped so tight around his nose was a muzzle, cutting off his circulation.”We called the cops. He was bleeding. I never expected someone to be that cruel to an animal,” […] Continue Reading…

FRENCH VALLEY: Toddler recovering after dog attack

FRENCH VALLEY: Toddler recovering after dog attackArticle from Press-Enterprise: FRENCH VALLEY: Toddler recovering after dog attack Pin It More Galleries Authorities impounded this 6-year-old Labrador mix, Saturday afternoon, Nov. 15, after it was identified by a witness as the dog who attacked a toddler in a French Valley park on Friday. COURTESY OF RIVERSIDE COUNT ANIMAL SERVICES A toddler is recovering after underg…………………continues on Press-Enterprise
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Soldier’s hero dog ‘stolen’ by military

Soldier’s hero dog ‘stolen’ by militaryArticle from New York Post:Where’s Matty? On July 20, 2013, Spc. Brent Grommet returned from Afghanistan with his military working dog, a Czech German shepherd named Matty. The two had gone through basic training together, deployed together and were injured together when a roadside IED detonated. Grommet slept on top of Matty’s crate as they flew back to the United States. Upon landing at an Air Force base in New Jersey, the two were separated — standard operating procedure. Grommet wasn’t worried, though: According to Army regulations, if he wanted Matty, he had the […] Continue Reading…

Only On 2: Pet Owner Pushes For New Law After Dog’s Tongue Was Partially …

Only On 2: Pet Owner Pushes For New Law After Dog’s Tongue Was Partially …Article from CBS Local:REDLANDS (CBSLA.com)  —  A pet owner is pushing for a new law after her dog’s tongue was partially cut off by a groomer. It’s a story that is Only On 2. CBS2’s Crystal Cruz spoke with the pet owner, Crystal Smilden. The pet owner told Cruz that her dog Smokey’s kisses and licks just aren’t the same. Smilden says part of the 11-year-old dog’s tongue was accidentally cut off by the groomer. “I’m holding him and he’s hot and so he’s panting […] Continue Reading…

Why was one ‘Ebola dog’ saved while the other was euthanized?

Why was one ‘Ebola dog’ saved while the other was euthanized?Article from Washington Post:By Rachel Feltman October 14 at 10:00 AM Demonstrators with pets hold signs in support of Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, outside her apartment. Excalibur has since been euthanized, but the American patient’s dog will live. (REUTERS/Sergio Perez) The first Ebola infections to take place in Spain and the United States had one unfortunate detai…………………continues on Washington Post
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‘Spartacus’ the dog stabbed: Owner, LAPD speak outArticle from KABC-TV:SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) […] Continue Reading…

Unlike in Spain, Dallas Ebola patient’s dog will be saved

Unlike in Spain, Dallas Ebola patient’s dog will be savedArticle from USA TODAY: Video Keywords Ebola Virus Dallas County David Schechter Health Department Door hanger continues on USA TODAY
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Dallas won’t kill dog of Ebola-infected hospital workerArticle from The Detroit News:Jason Gale and Zain Shauk, Bloomberg News 9:56 a.m. EDT October 13, 2014 A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the sidewalk in front of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on Oct. 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. […] Continue Reading…