Caught on tape: Woman kicked off flight for not putting dog in carrier

Caught on tape: Woman kicked off flight for not putting dog in carrier
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Woman arguing with a police officer about putting her dog in a dog carrier.

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CHICAGO — A passenger on a United Express flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago captured the dramatic moments a woman in her 80s refused to put her dog in a carrier and was removed from the plane by police, reports CBS Chicago.

A United spokesman told CBS Chicago the dog had snapped at the flight crew and prompted the pilot to request the woman place the dog in a carrier. When she refused, the flight returned to the gate, and police officers boarded the plane to remove the woman.

According to rules posted on the United website, any pet traveling in the cabin must be carried in a kennel that can fit under the seat, and remain there at all times.

The passenger who recorded the video uploaded it to YouTube. The video has now been viewed more than a million times. The person who made the video added captions stating the dog had been growling and snapping at the crew, and that the woma…………………continues on CBS News

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Your dog may be “socially eavesdropping” on you
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Dogs may play catch, obey commands and even share the occasional dessert with their owners, but can they understand simple interactions between people?

A new study says yip-yip-yes.

In a recent experiment, dogs tended to avoid people who had snubbed the animals’ owners, the researchers found. This suggests that dogs can read human social situations, an ability known as “social eavesdropping.” [Like Dog, Like Owner: What Breeds Say About Personality]

However, not everyone is on board with the study’s conclusions.

“So far, it is not clear what dogs understand about human interactions,” said Marie Nitzschner, a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany, who was not involved in the study. “More research is needed.”

Social eavesdropping

As many dog owners know, the animals eagerly watch people all the time, said the study’s senior author, Kazuo Fujita, a professor of psychology and comparative cognition at Kyoto University in Japan.

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California mayor caught dropping load of dog poop on neighbor’s lawn

California mayor caught dropping load of dog poop on neighbor’s lawn
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KNBC San Marino, Calif., Mayor Dennis Kneier was caught on surveillance camera leaving a bag of dog feces on his neighbor’s property, police said.

A small town mayor in California is lending truth to the association people make between politicians and crap.

Dennis Kneier, mayor of San Marino — a wealthy city in southern California — was caught on camera leaving a bag of dog feces on his neighbor’s doorstep, police told NBC Los Angeles.

Kneier apparently placed a plastic bag of the gross substance on the private walkway of his neighbor’…………………continues on New York Daily News
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Woooof? Confused cow thinks she’s a dog
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Milkshake the cow likes to hang out with the canine crowd. CBS Sacramento

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. — Mooooove over, pups! When a pack of dogs comes running at the Grace Foundation ranch, it’s a safe bet that Milkshake the cow will be among them.

Milkshake usually hangs out with the dogs, as CBS Sacramento reports, because she thinks she’s a dog.

Milkshake was saved from an abusive owner four years ago by the Grace Foundation, an animal rescue organization in El Dorado County.

And every time Milkshake appears, it brings all the dogs to the yard.

“I think a lot of people think it’s like a trick,” the foundation’s Beth DeCaprio said.

As DeCaprio walked along the ranch’s grounds with a reporter, she was followed by a number of dogs — and Milkshake.

“She hung out with the dogs, so I think that’s what she assumed–that’s what she is, more than a cow,” DeCaprio said.</…………………continues on CBS News

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Man caught on camera trying to dump dog at Denver shelter cited for animal …

Man caught on camera trying to dump dog at Denver shelter cited for animal …
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Areal Flood Advisory issued May 28 at 6:21PM MDT expiring May 29 at 9:30PM MDT in effect for: Grand, Jackson

Flood Advisory issued May 28 at 4:21PM MDT expiring May 29 at 10:21PM MDT in effect for: Rio Blanco

Flood Advisory issued May 28 at 3:57PM MDT expiring May 29 at 9:57PM MDT in effect for: Mesa

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Flood Advisory issued May 28 at 3:37PM MDT expiring May 29 at 8:31PM MDT in effect for: Eagle

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Flood Warning issued May 28 at 1:42PM MDT expiring May 30 at 3:41PM MDT in effect for: Routt

Flood Advisory issued May 28 at 12:10PM MDT expiring May 29 at 6:01PM MDT in effect for: Larimer

Flood Advisory issued May 28 at 10:12AM MDT expiring June 2 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Weld

Flood Warning issued May 28 at 10:00AM MDT expiring May 29 at 9:00AM MDT in effect for: Weld

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WFTV speaks to man who lived in home of Apopka dog-fighting bust
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APOPKA, Fla. —

Twenty-six people were arrested as authorities closed in on what they said was a sophisticated dog-fighting ring in Apopka.

Investigators said when the ring was broken up Tuesday night, the dogs’ owners abandoned them in cars and crates or let them loose in the neighborhood. Puppies were found in cages as well.

“I do not understand and will never understand who can get pleasure out of the cruelty of that,” said Sgt. Kim Walsh of the Apopka Police Department.

Channel 9 learned a confidential informant told police the dog-fighting ring would travel throughout central Florida and the group would allegedly coordinate fights through social media.

Between 25-40 people fled into the neighborhood on Seventh Street, but officers were able to arrest 26 suspects.

“We’ve had seven transported tonight, four of them with Taser deployments. One of them was apprehended by an Apopka K-9, and then several others were for other illnesses related to their attempts to flee,” said Walsh.

Apopka police said they’ve been investigating the dog-fighting ring for several months.

Channel 9’s Steve Barrett got an inside look at the alleged dog-fighting operation.

Apopka police allowed WFTV to see the conditions that the animals were forced to live in before the 24 dogs were rescued.

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