Tag: dog

‘He was our baby’: Family devastated after veterinarian euthanizes wrong dog

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah – A family in Utah is devastated after a veterinarian mistakenly euthanized their dog. KUTV reports that the Martinez family took their dog Ziggy to the veterinarian when he began having breathing problems and difficulty keeping food down. They were told he’d need surgery, which they agreed to despite the cost. “He […]

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Virginia animal shelter makes last push for ‘Team Tommie’ license plate

RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia animal shelter wants to release a license plate in memory of Tommie the pit bull, who died after he was tied to a fence post and lit on fire, and the organization said it needs a final push to make it happen. Tommie Richmond Animal Care and Control announced on […]

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Who killed Tippy? Richmond Animal Control officers investigate after dog shot in alley

Tippy (Courtesy: CBS 6) RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) officers are investigating the shooting death of a four-year-old dog named Tippy. “[Tippy] was shot at close range and killed on Tuesday, December 3 at 4 p.m. in the alley beside 2416 Yorktown Avenue in Richmond,” RACC posted on Facebook. “Multiple people […]

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Snowmobilers rescue three lost puppies living in sheep carcass on Utah mountain top

Please enable Javascript to watch this video WEST HAVEN, Utah — Three puppies are recovering after being rescued from a Weber County mountain top. Snowmobilers say it was “just dumb luck” when they found the puppies on Monte Cristo living in a sheep carcass. “They’re adorable,” Corey Holt told KSTU. Holt and Kat Perry were […]

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Mother charged in ‘horrific’ deaths of children found hanging in Pennsylvania basement

× Mother charged in ‘horrific’ deaths of children found hanging in Pennsylvania basement ALBANY TWP., Pa. – A Pennsylvania mother faces several counts of murder after she allegedly killed two of her children by hanging them in the basement of their Albany Township home in September. Lisa Snyder, 36, was charged Monday with two counts of […]

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Is it a dog or is it a wolf? 18,000-year-old frozen puppy leaves scientists baffled

Scientists are running tests on the body of the canine, which is 18,000 years old. The 18,000-year-old body of a near perfectly preserved puppy has left scientists puzzled. Russian scientists discovered the body of the canine near Yakutsk, in eastern Siberia. Preserved by permafrost, the specimen’s nose, fur and teeth are remarkably intact. Using carbon dating […]

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Military themed doggy daycare opens with family fun in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A military themed doggy daycare is opening in Portsmouth and they want to celebrate with you! Port Rover is a new, family owned business that’s opening on December 8. The business will be a doggy daycare, boarding, grooming and pet care facility. The grand opening celebration will be a fundraiser for Operation […]

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Thor the Bulldog takes home top prize at the National Dog Show

A Bulldog named “Thor” poses for a photo after he wins “Best in Show” at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. × Thor the Bulldog takes home top prize at the National Dog Show A Bulldog named “Thor” poses for a photo after he wins “Best in Show” at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. A Bulldog named […]

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Man dies after being licked by his dog and contracting rare infection

A 63-year-old man in Germany has died after contracting a rare infection when he was licked by his dog. Doctors have warned pet owners to seek urgent medical advice if they exhibit unusual flu-like symptoms following the rare case, details of which have been published in a paper in the European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine. The previously […]

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K-9 officer ‘Boomer’ retires after 56 dog years of service with National Park Service

Photo provided by the National Park Service SULPHUR, Okla. – K9 Officer Boomer of Chickasaw National Recreation Area is retiring in November after 56 dog years of service, according to the National Park Service. Boomer was first recruited to work for the park in 2011 after completing narcotics detection training, says NPS. He has been […]

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Elusive hound on Lynnhaven Parkway turning heads; animal control unable to capture

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – It’s hard to imagine a dog, sitting patiently on the edge of Lynnhaven Parkway, an incredibly busy Virginia Beach intersection. “She is very street smart and very car savvy, she knows not to go out into the road,” said Meghan Conti, Investigator with Virginia Beach Animal Control. The brown and white […]

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A state attorney’s office hired its first comfort dog to help child sexual assault victims

Coming forward to report a sexual assault can be painful and emotionally exhausting. For children and people with developmental disabilities, retelling their stories can be especially confusing. That’s why the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago hired its first comfort dog, a black Labrador retriever named Hatty. “We’re excited to welcome Hatty to our […]

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Yes, the President Patted His Leg For Melania to Walk to Him Like a Dog and Let’s Stop Acting Surprised

Photo: Mark WIlson (Getty Images) If we were going to encapsulate the president’s presidency in one moment, it would be a split screen of him placing his McDonald’s order on one side and him admitting to grabbing unsuspecting women by their genitalia on the other. Fine, that’s two moments, but let’s break them down shall […]

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