Posts Tagged “dog news”

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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Woman whose dog was killed in burglary is given a new puppy

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Woman whose dog was killed in burglary is given a new puppy

LUMBERTON, N.C. — Life changed for Jonsie Duke in November when her home was broken into and her three year old German Shepherd was shot and killed. “They robbed me,” she said. “They could’ve just left him in my bedroom and took everything. They didn’t have to kill him.” Her story went viral and when South Carolina German…

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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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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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