May 07, 2017 - 2:15 pm
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) -- Judges say North Carolina taxpayers must pay $125,000 to the attorney of a state trooper fired after kicking his canine partner and later reinstated. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( ) the Court of Appeals ruled the payout is large because...
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May 06, 2017 - 9:56 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a dog that apparently attacked and killed its owner in North Carolina would not let emergency workers inside the home. Buncombe County deputies say officers went to the home Monday evening after a 911 call and saw 59-year-old Jane Egle unconscious with what...
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In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017 photo, Stephanie Barnette and her certified therapy donkey, Oliver, visit students to help relieve final exam stress in the foyer of Renne Library on Montana State University campus in Bozeman, Mont. (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 1:38 pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A donkey named Oliver joined several therapy dogs offering stress relief during Finals Week at Montana State University in Bozeman. The 8-year-old brown and white donkey was standing inside the front entrance of the university library on Tuesday. Owner Stephanie Bar tells the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, gubernatorial candidate, Republican Greg Gianforte poses below animal trophies in his home in Bozeman, Mont. Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than Republican voters when the president's son campaigns for U.S. House candidate Greg Gianforte in Montana on Friday, April 21, 2017 and Saturday, leading to backlash from at least one animal-rights organization. Gianforte, who is up against Democrat Rob Quist in the May 25 election for the U.S. House seat vacated by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, is planning to take Trump on a prairie dog hunt during their four-city campaign tour. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
April 21, 2017 - 3:55 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana's Republican voters on Friday and Saturday when he helps Greg Gianforte campaign for an open U.S. House seat. A prairie dog hunt is also on the agenda for the four-city tour for President Donald Trump's son and Gianforte...
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December 02, 2015 - 6:05 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Elinor Karlsson, University of Massachusetts Medical School (THE CONVERSATION) Dogs were the first animals people domesticated, long before the earliest human civilizations appeared...
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