Posts Tagged “dog”

Purple Heart Soldier and His Wounded Military Dog Reunited

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Purple Heart Soldier and His Wounded Military Dog Reunited

  Specialist Andrew Brown has reunited with his beloved military dog, Rocky, months after they were both injured in Afghanistan and received Purple Hearts. Andre joins his family in Ft Hood, TX. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Tweet

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Piper the Border Collie Has Important Job at Michigan Airport

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Piper the Border Collie Has Important Job at Michigan Airport

Piper, a border collie, is not herding sheep, but has an important role keeping birds off the runways during all kinds of weather. This seven year old collie is part of the FAA’s required Wildlife Hazard Management Plan for Traverse City Airport.   Brian Edwards, an operations supervisor at the airport, is also Piper’s handler, trainer,…

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Dog ‘writes’ goodbye letter to owner

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Dog ‘writes’ goodbye letter to owner

John Pointer maintained a Facebook page in the voice of his dog Benny, so it seemed fitting when Benny passed away to write a goodbye in the voice of Benny to his loved guardian. “I wrote a story to cope with my grief,” said Pointer. Benny shared his final moments with his owner, expressing the love John…

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Victory for Retired Cop Saving Police Dog From Auction

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Victory for Retired Cop Saving Police Dog From Auction

From Huffington post A retired cop whose beloved K-9 partner was set to be sold at auction can now rest easy. Matt Hickey, who retired from the police force in Marietta, Ohio, last week, was able to purchase his police dog, Ajax, from the department for $1, he confirmed to The Huffington Post. For the…

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El Nino Dog Walking Survival Guide

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El Nino Dog Walking Survival Guide

Did You Know? El Nino Dog Walking Survival Guide The much-anticipated El Niño weather pattern has officially arrived in Southern California, and though the rain is certainly welcome in our drought-parched region, it has some unpleasant side effects. Traffic chaos for starters. But hoomans aren’t the only ones who are out of sorts when the…

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7 Home Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

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7 Home Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

  By: Travis Triplett 7 Home Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners Approximately 70 million American households own a pet, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. That’s roughly 56% of all American households that are pet owners, typically owning a dog or cat (or multiple). Pet ownership presents many challenges, one of which is keeping…

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Couple Saves Stray Dog From Porcupine: Would you do the same?

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Couple Saves Stray Dog From Porcupine: Would you do the same?

PARKER, Co. — Colorado winters are harsh and when a dog appeared on the porch of Sean Pace and his wife, at first they thought the dog was simply cold. “I saw all this white all over his face and I thought maybe he was frosted.” The couple woke to find the dog in front…

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Heidi the Search and Rescue Dog Detects Cancer in Her Owner

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Heidi the Search and Rescue Dog Detects Cancer in Her Owner

  BALTIMORE—Heidi  is a 125-pound black shepherd-Lab mix that is trained  to do search-and-rescue. She finds things.  When she began burying her snout into her owner’s chest and pawing at her with excitement and fervor, it appeared she found something important. It turned out to be cancerous tumors in Anne Wills’ lungs. “She was physically…

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Five Reasons Why My Dog Should be President

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Five Reasons Why My Dog Should be President

A Bone For Every Dog No discrimination: every butt is worth sniffing Bacon would become a food group Baby talk would become our national language Belly rub is the new greeting for friends If you would vote for Buster Boy, please indicate in the comments below Tweet

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Dog Stolen Two Years Ago Reunited With Owner

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Dog Stolen Two Years Ago Reunited With Owner

Miracles do happen! Jason Brandon was heartbroken two years ago when his beloved Shih Tzu was ripped from his life by a heartless criminal. The day before Thanksgiving the dog was found abandoned, and locked in a crate next to a dumpster in Miami, Florida. The poor dog had a severely matted coat and overgrown…

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