Dogs

June 19, 2018 - 8:08 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho couple has sued the U.S. government, saying their teenage son still suffers headaches after a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed near their home doused him with cyanide. Mark and Theresa Mansfield of Pocatello filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S...
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This June 8, 2018, photo provided by the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department, shows firefighter David O'Keeffe helping to rescue a Saint Bernard named Whiskey from a small roof above an entry door of a home in Spring Lake Park, Minn. (Anthony Scavo/Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 10:02 pm
SPRING LAKE PARK, Minn. (AP) — "Roof! Roof!" He was practically begging to be rescued. Firefighters in the Minneapolis suburb of Spring Lake Park on Friday managed to help a 180-pound (82-kilogram) Saint Bernard named Whiskey who had gotten stuck on the small roof of the overhang at a side door of...
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Law enforcement officers gather at the entrance of Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Davie, Fla. Someone called police after seeing a woman who was walking her dog in the park being dragged into a lake by an alligator. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 08, 2018 - 10:39 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A woman who disappeared while walking her dogs near a Florida lake Friday was bitten and likely killed by an alligator that was later captured, wildlife officials said. A necropsy confirmed the gator bit Shizuka Matsuki, 47, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...
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This undated photo provided by Michael Dellagrazie of Staten Island, N.Y., via his attorney Evan Oshan, shows Dellagrazie's Pomeranian named Alejandro, who was found dead in its carrier Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at a cargo facility at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The dog was traveling with Delta Air Lines and was making a temporary stop in Michigan on its way to Newark, N.J., from Phoenix. It had been flying alone in the cargo section according to Oshan. (Courtesy of Michael Dellagrazie via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A bloody blanket was among the items returned to a New York man whose dog died while traveling with Delta Air Lines, the man's attorney said Monday. Evan Oshan, a lawyer for the Pomeranian's owner, said he's still awaiting the results of a necropsy on Alejandro. The 8-year-old...
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June 03, 2018 - 1:23 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Delta Air Lines is investigating the death of an 8-year-old pet dog during a layover at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, en route from Phoenix to Newark, New Jersey. The Pomeranian, called Alejandro, was found dead Wednesday morning in its carrier in a cargo facility at the...
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June 01, 2018 - 9:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A dog that belonged to filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been accused in a lawsuit of attacking a nurse and leaving her unable to work for two years. The Daily News reports Friday that Natara Matias says in her lawsuit that Scorcese's dog bit her at the director's Manhattan townhouse on...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2014 file photo, a pet Chihuahua plays outside in a dog run at the first pet-friendly domestic violence shelter in New York. Now, the group that runs that facility, the Urban Resource Institute, and Purina say they're planning a first-ever domestic violence shelter custom-designed to accommodate people and their pets. It will also be in New York City. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
May 30, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — From easy-to-clean floors to a grooming room to a color palette toned for dog and cat eyes, a building rising in New York is clearly a place for pets. But it's not an animal hospital or a doggy daycare. Rather, it's what organizers say is the nation's first large domestic violence...
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In this undated photo released by Dog Meat Free Indonesia, dogs for sale are seen in a cage on the back of a truck at a market in Air Madidi, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. (Dog Meat Free Indonesia via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 6:50 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a "brutal" trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. The appeal comes after Indonesian campaigners against animal cruelty and Humane Society International in...
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This 2005 photo provided by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials shows puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use by a U.S. veterinarian working for a Colombian drug trafficking ring. Veterinarian Andres Lopez Elorza used the puppies to smuggle packets of liquid heroin on commercial flights to New York City, where the heroin packets were eventually cut out of the puppies, who died in the process, according to officials. Lopez, who is Venezuelan, was arrested in 2015 in Spain in connection with the case and was extradited to the U.S. on Monday, April 30, 2018. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, May 1 in New York. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A veterinarian pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to U.S. charges that he turned puppies into drug couriers for a Colombian trafficking ring by stitching packets of liquid heroin into their bodies. Andres Lopez Elorza appeared in federal court in Brooklyn after being extradited from...
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Smoke rises as firefighters work in the the rubble of a building that caught fire and collapsed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The building collapsed as firefighters worked to put out the flames. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
May 01, 2018 - 6:04 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — They just needed 30 seconds more, a firefighter sergeant said. He had thrown a rope with an improvised harness to a man hanging from a burning building in Sao Paulo's old downtown, and the man managed to secure his leg and shoulders. But just as the sergeant's team was ready to tug...
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