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Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Had to Be 'Whisked' Back to Same ER

'My recovery had become anything but a straight line' after lung collapsed

(Newser) - Lady Gaga saw the return of her dogs following last month's dognapping , but her dog walker lost something he'll never get back. Ryan Fischer opened up about his recovery from a gunshot wound to the chest in a Monday post on Instagram , revealing several scares following his first...

Thief Steals Van of Dogs, Portland Says Not So Fast

Helpers from around the Oregon city helped doggy day care owner get her pooches back

(Newser) - A woman who co-owns a doggy day care in Portland, Ore., had quite a scare Tuesday, but thanks to the efforts of locals, a thief who tried to steal her pooch-filled vehicle wasn't successful. Sunni Liston—whose company, Coopers Dogpatch, picks up dogs from their owners in the city...

Someone Stole His Dog on Vacation. One Year Later, a Reunion

New Jersey man gets his Yorkie back after abduction in Virginia

(Newser) - A New Jersey man has been reunited with his dog, more than a year after the pooch was stolen from his car. The dognapping happened in Virginia when the owner was on vacation, the AP reports. A few days ago, the Yorkie named Buddah was taken in as a stray...

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Puppy Yanked in Theft Caught on Video

Chipper is now back with his owner

(Newser) - A puppy is back with its owner after being stolen from its yard in broad daylight in a dognapping that was caught on surveillance video. Matt Ivy shared the footage from Saturday in a desperate attempt to get 10-week-old Chipper back; in it, two men can be seen pulling up...

Cowboys Player Says Puppy Is Being Held for Ransom

Dognappers want $10K for Blitz

(Newser) - Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is asking for help locating his pitbull Blitz after burglars took the dog and demanded a $10,000 ransom. Whitehead tells NBC 5 in Dallas that he was in Florida last week when Blitz was taken from his Texas home, along with some shoes and...

Cops: Guy Who Wanted to Dognap Bo Obama Arrested

On firearms charges, not dognapping charges

(Newser) - Scott Stockert allegedly traveled from North Dakota to Washington DC ... to dognap Bo Obama. Stockert was arrested Wednesday at a Hampton Inn in downtown DC by police officers responding to a tip from the Secret Service about the alleged dognapping plan, NBC Washington reports. Police found a shotgun, a rifle,...

Kidnapped Dog Dumped Dead on Tracks

Jagger held for $1,000 ransom demand texted to owner

(Newser) - Mourn poor Jagger, a friendly, goofy English bulldog who was like "one of the family" to his wheelchair-bound mistress. He was kidnapped last month from his home in Washington state and held for a ransom of $1,000, plus prescription pain pills—demands texted to Jagger's owner along...

Doggone! Texas Mayor Resigns After Hiding Neighbor's Pup

Dogsitting politician claimed pooch died

(Newser) - It may have been nothing more than puppy love, but the mayor of a small Texas town has been driven out of office after it was discovered she secretly kept the neighbor's dog she claimed had died, reports the BBC. The Shih Tzu named Puddles was later spotted at a...

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