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  • 17 Basic Differences Between Dog People and Cat People

    02/23/2020 10:01:25 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 126 replies
    thoughtcatalog.com ^ | October 17, 2018 | Lorenzo Jensen III
    Forget about the Briggs-Myers test; the best way to gauge someone’s personality is through whether they prefer dogs or cats.
  • Togo - Official Trailer | Disney+ | Streaming Dec. 20

    12/12/2019 9:24:13 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Walt Disney Studios ^ | Dec 4, 2019 | Walt Disney Studios
    Togo - Official Trailer | Disney+ | Streaming Dec. 20 An Original Movie starring Willem Dafoe and Julianne Nicholson, “Togo” is the untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that treks across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog, Togo. The poignant and emotional adventure debuts on Disney+ on Dec. 20, 2019.
  • Americans Now Have More Dogs Than Kids Because So Few People are Having Children

    12/05/2019 2:50:53 PM PST · by Morgana · 123 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Dec, 5, 2019 | John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris
    We’ve reached a barking point in American history. (Yeah, I’m sorry for that one.) A few years ago, for the first time ever, the number of dogs in this country surpassed the number of children under eighteen. According to Statista, there are 90 million dogs in America today, up from just 68 million in 2000. And a higher percentage of American households own dogs than ever before. By contrast, there are just over 73 million children. That still sounds like a lot, but as a percentage of the population, children have never been rarer. In 1960, for instance, over one-in-three...
  • Man in Germany dies after being licked by dog and contracting rare infection

    11/26/2019 3:36:13 PM PST · by fruser1 · 23 replies
    Sky News ^ | 26 November 2019 | unknown
    The previously healthy 63-year-old died from multi-organ failure a few weeks after being licked. He was infected with capnocytophaga canimorsus - a bacteria founds in the saliva and gums of canines and cats - which can sometimes be transmitted to humans. The unnamed man was treated with antibiotics in hospital after experiencing three days of fevers and breathing difficulties. He also had petechiae (tiny purple, red or brown spots) on his face, and dysaesthesia - nerve damage in his right leg. His family and the doctors then decided to cease treatment and life support was turned off as the man...
  • Woman found dead in home was killed by Great Danes: coroner

    11/05/2019 5:17:50 PM PST · by george76 · 105 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 5, 2019 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A pair of Great Danes killed an Ohio woman who kept the rescued animals over her husband’s objections, authorities said. Mary Matthews, 49, was found dead Friday in her Waynesville home by her husband, Dale Mark Matthews, some two years after she rescued the aggressive dogs ... I never wanted Great Danes but she wanted to rescue them,” Matthews told the newspaper. “She loved animals so I let her get them. I probably should have put my foot down and said no, obviously.” Matthews said he was bitten by one of the massive dogs last month, leading him to worry...
  • Classified name revealed of special ops dog wounded in Syria raid that killed ISIS leader Baghdadi

    10/28/2019 4:32:26 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 53 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/28/2019 | James LaPorta
    Multiple Defense Department sources confirmed to Newsweek on Monday that the dog's name is Conan. During a Sunday morning press conference to announce the death of Baghdadi, Trump said the dog was injured when the Islamic State leader detonated a suicide vest, killing himself and three children. Defense Department sources said that Conan, the dog wounded from the special operations Syria raid which resulted in the death of Baghdadi is named after Conan O'Brien the comedian versus the barbarian.
  • Military Dog Hurt in al-Baghdadi Raid Returns to Duty

    10/28/2019 10:19:31 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Joshua Caplan
    A heroic dog that was injured during the U.S. military operation that killed Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has already returned to duty, the U.S. government said Monday. “The dog is fine and has returned to duty,” an unnamed U.S. official told Reuters White House correspondent Steve Holland. President Donald Trump lauded the canine at Sunday’s press conference in which he offered vivid details of how the elite U.S. Army special operators took down one of the world’s most wanted terrorists. “Our ‘K-9,’ as they call it, a beautiful dog, a talented dog, was injured and brought back,”...
  • President of Van Zandt County Humane Society arrested for ‘pet flipping’

    10/19/2019 1:56:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 59 replies
    east texas matters ^ | Sue Necessary
    VAN ZANDT COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The president of the Van Zandt County Humane Society has been arrested for stealing dogs. Cynthia Diane Durham, 61, was arrested Wednesday by Van Zandt County Precinct 2 Constable Jesse Ison and charged with theft of property. She is in the Van Zandt County Jail on a bond of $250,000. She is accused of participating in a process known as “pet flipping,” or stealing pets to be transported elsewhere for resale as a “rescue.” According to a press release from Ison, the victim, Jeremy Housden, contacted his office on July 15 to report the...
  • Dog missing for 12 years reunited with owner after being found 1,130 miles away

    10/13/2019 7:28:19 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 12, 2019 | Melissa Leon
    Humane Animal Rescue says it found Dutchess under a shed on Monday. She was hungry, shivering and needed a nail trim. The rescue center used Dutchess' microchip to locate her owner, Katheryn Strang, who drove roughly 1,130 miles from Boca Raton to Pittsburgh to reunite with her long-lost pet.
  • She Quit Her Job. He ... They Searched 57 Days for Their Dog.

    09/22/2019 11:49:49 AM PDT · by Innovative · 48 replies
    NY Times ^ | Sept. 22, 2019 | Mike Baker
    After a late night at a stock-car race, Carole and Verne King returned to their dog-friendly hotel in Kalispell, Mont., and made a devastating discovery. Their 7-year-old Border collie, Katie, was no longer in the room. She had apparently managed to unlatch the door, possibly spooked by a thunderstorm that had swept through the area. At the front desk, an attendant said she had seen an anxious dog bolt out the front door hours before. The Kings were stunned. In the small city of 23,000 people that backs up to the sprawling wilderness near Glacier National Park, surrounded by forests...
  • Don't forget about me! Dog ruins couple's pre-wedding snaps with hilarious photo bombing

    09/13/2019 10:19:35 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 14 replies
    daily mail ^ | 9/13/2019 | JESSICA GREEN FOR MAILONLINE
    This enthusiastic dog clearly thought he would make a much better selfie subject than his owners after photo bombing their pre-wedding photographs. Alfredo Garcia da Silva, 32, and his fiancé Joyce Sabino, 26, from Campo Grande, Brazil, wanted to get a few sweet snaps in with each other before their big day. Commissioning Nícolas Carrelo Cabral, 27, the soon-to-be married couple decided to bring their dog Thor to the shoot. But the excited pooch couldn't resist getting involved - sticking both his face and behind in front of the camera.
  • ‘NO EXCESSIVE BARKING’: A Chevy Chase dog park divides the rich and powerful

    08/29/2019 1:12:09 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 43 replies
    Washington COM-Post ^ | August 29, 2019 | Jessica Contreara
    Everyone knows there’s a problem with Chubbs. Dirt is smeared across his face. His tongue is rolling out of his mouth. He’s surrounded by signs that say “NO EXCESSIVE BARKING.” But the 5-month-old golden retriever does not know how to read. At a dog park in one of Maryland’s wealthiest suburbs, he spends this sunny August morning rolling on his back. He opens his mouth, and then, he does it. He woofs. Twice. “CHUBBS!” four humans around him yell, trying to stop him from doing what dogs do — just not in Chevy Chase Village this summer. Here in this...
  • Dad 'empty' after 9-year-old Detroit girl killed by dogs

    08/20/2019 1:54:47 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 87 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 20, 2019 | Jeff Karoub
    A man was in police custody Tuesday in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl in Detroit who was mauled by three dogs despite efforts by neighbors and her own "heartbroken" father, who lamented that "she was gone when I reached her."
  • South Carolina woman attacked by alligator while walking dog

    08/13/2019 3:58:07 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    WREX ^ | August 13, 2019
    A South Carolina woman is recovering after being bitten by an alligator near her home in Hilton Head Island. ... Lucas says a 68-year-old woman was walking her dog about 10 p.m. near her house, which is also near several ponds. He says the 8-to-9-foot-long (2.4-to-2.7-meter-long) gator bit the woman on the wrist and leg ... The dog ran way during the attack and was not harmed.
  • How This L.A. Marathoner Turned Running With Dogs Into a Full-Time Job

    08/03/2019 11:50:44 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    Runner's World ^ | August 1, 2019 | Heather Adams
    Bob Wilcox never runs without a four-legged companion by his side. He’s done so since the the early ’90s, when his own dogs kept him company while training for marathons. The puppy eyes that awaited him when came home from work as a healthcare consultant were just the motivation he needed to get out the door each day. “They were always my best training partners,” Wilcox told Runner’s World. “I’d come home and if I’m tired, there’s the dog ready to go.” However, after his German Shepherd passed away soon after moving to Los Angeles, he felt like his runs...
  • Arlington Police Officer Shoots, Kills Woman While Firing Gun At Loose Dog

    08/02/2019 10:51:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 129 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | AUG 2, 2019 | CBS
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An Arlington Police officer shot and killed a woman at Cantor and Collins in North Arlington around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. He was apparently shooting at a loose dog coming towards him, when the woman lying in the grass was struck. The officer was not hurt. Arlington police officers, the Arlington Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to a welfare check in which the caller reported that a woman was passed out in a grassy area near Cantor Drive and N. Collins Street. As the officer began to approach what appeared to be a woman lying in...
  • 29 cats mauled to death after pit bulls break out of cage at shelter

    07/27/2019 10:28:14 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 44 replies
    WBNS-10TV ^ | July 26, 2019 | The Associated Press
    Two city officials say an Alabama animal shelter's outdated equipment allowed two pit bulls to fatally maul 29 cats. WTVY-TV reports the dead cats were found Thursday by workers at the Dothan Animal Shelter. Shelter Director Bill Banks says the dogs forced their way out of a pen. They then pushed hard on a galvanized bar attached to a chain link fence, knocking it out of a clamp which allowed them access to the cats.
  • More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Tropical Storm Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety

    07/13/2019 1:07:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 13, 2019 | Nicole Acevedo
    The Humane Society evacuated animals that were up for adoption in Louisiana shelters, which helps increase capacity for dogs and cats that may be displaced in the storm. Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm's path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Animal Shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas in northern Virginia, the Humane Society of the United States said. Staff and volunteers of the humane society helped unload the pets from the plane...
  • Stray dogs in Florida maul man to death in Fourth of July attack

    07/07/2019 9:21:50 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07 July 2019 | Robert Gearty
    <p>Florida authorities were investigating after they said a man was mauled to death by stray dogs.</p> <p>Melvin Olds, 45, died on the Fourth of July in Lake Placid after being bitten by dogs more than 100 times, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Friday.</p>
  • Pit bulls attack Marlborough woman and her dog while on walk (Massachusetts)

    07/04/2019 1:08:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 64 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 30, 2019 | Lucas Phillips
    Three pit bulls in Marlborough burst through a window screen and attacked a woman walking her dog Saturday morning.. The woman, a Marlborough resident, was walking the dog near 54 Berlin Road when the pit bulls got loose at about 9 a.m., said Sergeant Daniel Campbell, a police spokesman. The woman was bitten on the arms, hands, and knees and was taken to an area hospital