Posts Tagged “dog news”

Man who bit and choked dog gets one year in prison

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Man who bit and choked dog gets one year in prison

David Etzel, a Florida man who was convicted of biting a small dog and strangling it so hard that its eye popped out of socket , has been sentenced to one year in prison. Back in April, the 36-year-old man from South Florida was teasing his mother’s two year old Shih Tzu to the point where it…

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Dog Refuses to leave the side of it’s dead owner in a car crash

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Dog Refuses to leave the side of it’s dead owner in a car crash

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dogs have an incredible bond with the humans in their life, and this sad story illustrates that. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and fire department responded to calls of a dead woman on a suburban road, Action News Jacksonville reports. There, they found a 42-year-old woman apparently dragged to death by a large vehicle. No…

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Bronze Star Winning Military Dog Shot in Wyoming-Owner Wants Dog Buried With Military Honors

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Bronze Star Winning Military Dog Shot in Wyoming-Owner Wants Dog Buried With Military Honors

Mike served his country as a bomb sniffing canine on two tours in Iraq with his handler  Mathew Bessler who earned two Bronze stars.   Together they survived and returned home to Wyoming for a relaxed life of hunting and enjoying the outdoors only to have Mike fall to tragedy. Mike was fatally shot by…

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Losing Your Pet Is Like Losing a Family Member

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Losing Your Pet Is Like Losing a Family Member

by Teena Stewart When we decided to move from Benicia, California to Hickory, North Carolina we became empty nesters. Two of our grown children stayed behind with a third already in Colorado. Jackie, our 13-year-old Scottish Terrier came with us and was nestled on the back seat of our packed car as we began our…

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Gerard Butler is a Pug Lover!

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Gerard Butler is a Pug Lover!

Hollywood tough guy and super star Gerard Butler is one big softie when it comes to his pug Lolita. ‘I know it’s not politically correct to buy a dog from a pet store, but there was this one dog asleep with one eye open and its tongue hanging out,’ he told Shortlist.com. ‘ ‘I pulled…

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MAN REUNITES WITH DOG HE HAD TO SURRENDER

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MAN REUNITES WITH DOG HE HAD TO SURRENDER

Just under one year ago, a man had to give up his dog to a Missouri animal shelter after falling on hard times. Now, that man and his furry friend have been reunited in a joyful moment caught on camera. Reece is a 3-year-old Boxer/Greyhound mix who had to be surrendered to the Great Plains…

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Willow & Xander-Best Friends For Life

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Willow & Xander-Best Friends For Life

By Lorie Lewis Ham I have been involved in animal rescue for 15 years. I spent many years running a small animal rescue, then life stepped in and I no longer had the time or energy. So my ties to animal rescue now are my own pets, and I publish an online magazine called Kings…

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Blind Man Denied Uber Ride Because of His Dog

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Blind Man Denied Uber Ride Because of His Dog

MADISON, Wisc.  A Wisconsin man is claiming discrimination after he said he was denied an Uber ride because of his service dog. Dave Tolmie, who is legally blind, has had his service dog Divit for more than five years. “He keeps me safe everyday and we’re a great team,” said Tolmie, who called his dog…

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Police Dogs Die Left in a Hot Squad Car

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Police Dogs Die Left in a Hot Squad Car

  Two police dogs have died in the past couple weeks while left in a hot vehicle. First in Alabama: A canine working with the police department in Gulf Shores, Alabama died after being left in a hot patrol car, reports CBS affiliate WGCL. The Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office said the case will go…

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62 Hair bands, 8 pairs of Panties, and 1 Bandage Removed From Dogs Stomach

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62 Hair bands, 8 pairs of Panties, and 1 Bandage Removed From Dogs Stomach

If your personal items seem to be disappearing from your home, you may want to check with your dog. An eight year old black lab named Tiki was brought to Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital this week in Mars, Pennsylvania where it was discover there was 62 hair bands, 8 pairs of panties, and one bandage in…

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