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  • Pit bull goes on rampage in Charlotte elementary school, bites 7 children

    03/20/2018 3:51:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 60 replies
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | 3/20/2018 | Mark Price
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Seven children were bitten Monday afternoon after a stray male pit bull got into a southeast Charlotte elementary school and began chasing students as they fled for cover. ... Investigators said the stray dog first came into the school's playground area while the children were outside playing. School staff escorted children into the school as a precaution. However, the dog managed to get inside the school, ... The dog's owner was contacted by the school using information on the animal's collar tag. The owner picked up the dog and left the school prior to the arrival of Animal...
  • Father stabs family dog to save one-year-old

    01/08/2018 10:40:37 AM PST · by strider44 · 72 replies ^ | 1/8/18 | AP
    <p>FALMOUTH MA (AP) - Police say a father stabbed his family’s dog to death after it started mauling his one-year-old daughter.</p> <p>The Boston Herald reports that according to Falmouth police the child was playing in the kitchen Sunday morning when the family pit-bull terrier attacked her, biting her face causing major trauma.</p>
  • People are leaving dogs to freeze to death in the bitter cold

    01/05/2018 11:57:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    washington post ^ | Jan 4, 2018 | Karin Brulliard
    Police in Hartford, Conn., charged a woman Thursday with animal cruelty in connection with a grim scene reported by a neighbor on New Year’s Day: a dog chained to a small shelter outside a home — and frozen solid. The incident was one of several similar deaths reported in recent days as bitter cold grips the eastern United States, prompting animal rescue organizations and local authorities to issue warnings about giving pets shelter. Several of the deaths occurred in Ohio. In Toledo, a dog was found frozen to death on a front porch last week. Three other frozen dogs were...
  • Eagles' Carson Wentz fires back at criticism over 'hunting buddy' dog

    01/03/2018 1:11:44 PM PST · by Daffynition · 92 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 1.3.2018 | Fox 29 Philadelphia
    Before his season was ended by a knee injury, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was making news for his playmaking ability. Tuesday, the MVP candidate made headlines with his response to a Twitter user who was critical of a hunting photo he posted to wish one of his dogs a happy birthday.
  • Woman, 56, is mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in her driveway in California

    01/01/2018 7:14:02 PM PST · by george76 · 99 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 1 January 2018 | Mary Kekatos
    Deborah Onsurez, 56, was found Thursday morning in Modesto, California. Authorities believe multiple stray dogs attacked her in the driveway of her home. Onsurez's injuries were severe and she was pronounced dead at the scene. ... Stray dogs everywhere, that's Stanislaus County for you ... They're a big problem in area known as South Modesto. ... dog attacks aren't uncommon. In November, a pit bull attacked at least three people in Elk Grove, a suburb of Sacramento that's about 60 miles from Modesto. And in 2014, two separate pit bull attacks in Stanislaus County - one left a man dead.
  • How pets feel the cold compared to humans

    12/29/2017 11:10:27 AM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    wkbn ^ | Dec. 27, 2017 | Dave Sess
    Cold weather affects them, just like it affects us YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – With the promise that the cold blast that has hit Valley will stick around through the weekend, it’s important to make sure your pets are protected. Cold weather affects them, just like it affects us. They feel wind chill, too. Boardman veterinarian Dr. Donald Allen says smaller dogs are affected more. He says if you want to know what your pet feels in cold weather, go outside without your jacket.
  • Dog found ‘frozen solid' on porch in Ohio

    12/29/2017 10:40:16 AM PST · by Morgana · 20 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | Dec. 29, 2017 | WOWK
    TOLEDO, Ohio (WKBN/AP) - A dog has been found frozen solid on an Ohio home’s porch as a bitter cold snap grips much of the United States. Toledo humane society cruelty investigator Megan Brown tells The Blade newspaper she doesn’t know how long the dog was outside Thursday when Toledo’s high temperature was expected to be in the teens (minus 11 to minus 7 degrees Celsius). A second dog was recovered shivering inside the home. The dogs’ owner says utilities had been shut off but he had been providing for the dogs while living elsewhere. He says he doesn’t know...
  • Bundle up! Life-threatening bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US with record-breaking...

    12/28/2017 9:43:12 AM PST · by Morgana · 54 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Dec. 28, 2017 | Regina F. Graham For and Associated Press
    FULL TITLE: Bundle up! Life-threatening bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US with record-breaking arctic blast bringing temperatures as low as 37 below zero Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come into the New Year. Forecasters warned of hypothermia and frostbite from arctic air settling in over the central U.S. and spreading east. The National Weather Service reported International Falls, Minnesota, the self-proclaimed Icebox of the Nation, plunged to 37 degrees below zero, breaking the old record of 32 below set in 1924....
  • The dog that looks like a BEAR: Russian animal shelter slams 'irresponsible breeders' who bred...

    12/17/2017 1:05:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 58 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Dec. 17, 2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: The dog that looks like a BEAR: Russian animal shelter slams 'irresponsible breeders' who bred a chow chow with a mystery long-snouted breed An animal shelter has slammed 'irresponsible breeders' after a stray dog with the face resembling that of a bear was discovered living on the streets of Russia. The odd-looking dog was brought into an animal shelter in Chelyabinsk in south-central Russia's Cheliabinsk Oblast region and has baffled locals who say they have 'never seen anything like it before'. The stray dog, nicknamed Medvebaka from the Russian words for bear and dog, appears to have the...
  • Two dogs mauled their owner to death while she was walking them in the woods, sheriff says

    12/16/2017 2:07:04 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 174 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 16 at 2:45 PM | Kristine Phillips
    Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. So her father went out to look for her at the area she frequented. There, authorities say, he found her two dogs, guarding what he first thought was an animal carcass. “Much to his horror, discovered that it was not,” Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew told reporters at a news conference Friday. Investigators in Goochland, Va., a rural community about 30 miles outside of Richmond, say the petite, 5-foot-1 young woman, who weighed a little more than 100 pounds, was mauled to death by her dogs, which...
  • Dog owners post photos of their shame-faced animals after they ruin Thanksgiving dinner

    11/23/2017 4:16:36 PM PST · by mairdie · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 23 November 2017 | Sophie Inge
    It's that time of the year again. That's right - it's time to hide your Thanksgiving turkey before your four-legged friend finds it first. Despairing dog owners in the US have been shaming their greedy pooches on social media with signs detailing their crimes. In one photo, a hungry Rottweiler is shamed after taking a sizeable chunk out of a turkey while it was being roasted over a fire. In another, a brazen mutt called Scotty is seen cowering beneath a blanket next to a sign reading: 'I ate all the leftover turkey, peed on the bathroom mat and pooped...
  • Family says dog was mauled to death at PetSmart grooming salon: 'He was bait'

    11/08/2017 9:25:27 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 53 replies
    Post Standard, Syracuse NY ^ | 11/08/17 | By Geoff Herbert,
    A woman in Scranton, Pennsylvania, is claiming her family dog was mauled to death by another dog inside a PetSmart grooming salon. Betty Miller told WNEP she dropped off her 12-year-old pet, a Bichon named Brewster, at the pet store chain's Dickson City location for an appointment on Wednesday. She got a call later that day saying Brewster was taken to the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center when another dog allegedly attacked him in the store. Brewster was pronounced dead on arrival by vets at the VREC in nearby South Abington Township. The animal hospital said "resuscitation efforts were administered,...
  • 'I have done absolutely nothing wrong': Four-time Iditarod winner speaks out after being...

    10/24/2017 10:19:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | October 24 2017 | ap
    FULL TITLE: 'I have done absolutely nothing wrong': Four-time Iditarod winner speaks out after being accused of DOPING his dogs in preparation for the annual long-distance sled race Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey denied Monday that he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race and said he has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest over the allegations. 'I have never given any banned substance to my dogs,' Seavey said in a video posted to his Facebook page. He didn't immediately return calls to The Associated Press after the Iditarod Trail Committee identified him as the musher...
  • Discovery of 50km cave raises hopes for human colonization of moon

    10/19/2017 8:10:19 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 34 replies
    Guardian ^ | Thursday 19 October 2017 04.25 EDT | Justin McCurry
    Japan says lunar chasm measuring 50km long and 100 metres wide could be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment.Scientists have fantasised for centuries about humans colonising the moon. That day may have drawn a little closer after Japan’s space agency said it had discovered an enormous cave beneath the lunar surface that could be turned into an exploration base for astronauts. The discovery, by Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe, comes as several countries vie to follow the US in sending manned missions to the moon. Using a radar sounder system that can examine underground structures,...
  • Ohio police dog collapses, dies during pursuit of child abductors

    09/26/2017 8:11:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | September 26, 2017 | WOWK
    FOREST PARK, OH (AP) – Officials in suburban Cincinnati say a police dog died while pursuing suspects in the abduction of a 1-year-old child, who was found safe. Green Township police say the 7-year-old male Belgian Malinois and shepherd mix named Dino collapsed Monday night while pursuing suspects who fled a vehicle.
  • Bride Gives Bridesmaids DOGS Instead of Flowers to Carry on Her Wedding Day

    09/20/2017 9:12:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Mirror ^ | 20 SEP 2017 | NATHANIEL TAPLEY
    No puppies were harmed when it came to throwing the bouquetA bride-to-be in Iowa is hoped to raise awareness of dog rescue efforts by replacing her bridal party's bouquets with puppies, meaning her wedding photos would be totally adorable. Or possibly lab-radorable. You know where we're going with this. Samantha Clark's bridesmaids held tiny Chiweenie dogs instead of flowers to highlight the work of a local pet rescue centre that has been providing extra care for animals stranded by Hurricane Harvey. So she picked pups as the symbol of her marriage vow-wow-wows.
  • ‘It’s nasty, it’s disgusting to me’: Angry woman abuses military veteran after he brought his...

    09/19/2017 9:23:07 AM PDT · by Morgana · 173 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 19, 2017 | Rod Ardehali For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: ‘It’s nasty, it’s disgusting to me’: Angry woman abuses military veteran after he brought his PTSD dog inside restaurant Shocking footage captures the moment a woman rages at a military veteran after he brought his PTSD dog inside restaurant. Workers and diners queued up to defend the serviceman who remained silent during the unpleasant verbal onslaught. Holding the lead, the veteran stands near his dog, which appears to be a Great Dane mix with an official military coat wrapped around its body. The animals help victims of serious injury or accident feel safe during potentially difficult social situations....
  • EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Texas animal shelter for the hundreds of cats and dogs abandoned...

    09/02/2017 9:41:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Sept, 2, 2017 | Ben Ashford In Austin, Texas For
    FULL TITLE: EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Texas animal shelter for the hundreds of cats and dogs abandoned during Hurricane Harvey Thousands of Texans may finally be able to return to their flood-ravaged properties in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. But for the more than 1,500 four-legged evacuees crammed into the state's largest animal rescue center there are simply no homes for them to go back to. Austin Pets Alive! has become the last refuge for hundreds of stray or abandoned cats and dogs that were plucked from danger from flooded neighborhoods and animal shelters across southeast Texas. Their staff have toiled...
  • Family’s Dogs Hailed as Heroes After Saving Children From Copperhead Snake

    08/19/2017 11:10:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Two pit bulls are being hailed as heroes after saving children from a copperhead snake. According to WFLA, Slayer and Paco began barking at the snake when it got close to children who were playing in the backyard. That’s when the snake struck, and bit both dogs with its venom. Slayer was struck in he face and snout, while Paco was bit in the leg. Melissa Butt, the children’s grandmother, immediately rushed both dogs to an emergency vet. “We need to get the anti-venom quickly, in order for them to get a good prognosis. It is very, very painful,” Dr....
  • Family returns home to find their walls and floors covered in blood after pet dog attacks intruder

    08/16/2017 1:46:48 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 70 replies
    WRIC.COM ^ | August 12, 2017 | Parker Slaybaugh
    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield family recently opened their door to find a scene from a horror film. There was blood covering the walls and floors of their home. The family said there have been several break-ins recently in the Ashbrooke neighborhood where they live. The family came home Thursday night to find they too had been the victim of a break in. They say thanks to a family pet, the would-be robber got away with nothing. In fact, he was lucky to get away with his life. “We didn’t see anything wrong nothing at the front door,”...