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Chihuahua Chases Off Robbers

Smoke shop thieves attacked by fearless pooch

(Newser) - A pair of threatening armed robbers in Los Angeles turned tail and fled when confronted by an angry ... Chihuahua. The pair ran off before getting all the cash they wanted after the 10-pound dog ferociously barked at them and jumped at one robber's leg, the Los Angeles Times reports.... More »

UK Military Seeks Canine Recruits

Vets told to find dogs for service

(Newser) - Short on canine recruits, Britain’s military has launched an effort to recharge the ranks, the Guardian reports. “Your country needs your dog,” the Ministry of Defence campaign proclaims, seeking German or Belgian shepherds, English springers, and Labradors in particular. The military typically gets dogs from shelters and... More »

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