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Sep 25, 2023 1:00 PM CDT
Couple Gets Refund Over Stinky Dog on Flight
New Zealand pair say they had to move from premium to economy over the smell
- A New Zealand couple who say they were subjected to a drooling, snorting, and farting dog on a long flight have gotten a $1,400 refund for their trouble, reports Insider . Gill and Warren Press say they asked to switch their premium seats midflight from Paris to Singapore because the...
Found in Woods
With 2 Furry Protectors
Sep 22, 2023 10:33 AM CDT
Missing Toddler Found in Woods With 2 Furry Protectors
Michigan police say one dog guarded 2-year-old, while another served as her pillow
- The case of a missing toddler in Michigan had a happy ending earlier this week, but it was how she was found that bolstered, once again, dogs' status as man's best friend. Michigan State Police showed up at the home of a 2-year-old girl in Menominee County's Faithorn...
3 Times, Picks Odd
Sep 2, 2023 7:45 AM CDT
Determined Dog Escapes Shelter 3 Times, Picks Odd Forever Home
Now, 6 years later, Scout is a joyous part of the daily lives of seniors at Michigan nursing home
- Nothing too exciting happens at the relatively calm Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility, a nursing home in Bellaire, Michigan, that cares for seniors with terminal illnesses and dementia—but despite that (or maybe because of it), a stray dog decided that was the place he wanted to make his forever...
Meet Scooter, New
'World's Ugliest Dog'
Jun 26, 2023 1:06 PM CDT
Meet Scooter, New 'World's Ugliest Dog'
7-year-old pooch crowned in competition is a Chinese crested with reversed hind legs
- "From the second he sits his hairless little booty and backward legs on your lap, you feel his warm, huggable power to change the meaning of the word 'ugly.'" The hairless booty in question belongs to a pooch named Scooter, and the description comes via a...
City's Mayoral Race Certainly
Has Interesting Candidates
May 16, 2023 9:10 AM CDT
City's Mayoral Race Certainly Has Interesting Candidates
Molly the rescue pup, comedian, former police chief, high school senior all vying for Toronto title
- Over the weekend,
columnist Edward Keenan made his picks for the six top contenders to be the next mayor of Ontario's capital, after Friday's deadline for submitting candidacy papers came and went. Most notable in this year's mayoral race, Keenan wrote: the "whopping" 102...
Deputy Killed in
Dog Attack at Home
May 11, 2023 6:30 PM CDT
Deputy Killed in Dog Attack at Home
Police believe Tamieka White was protecting 8-year-old son
- A 17-year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff's Office died "protecting the most important person in her life," her commander says. Deputy Tamieka White, 46, was killed in a dog attack at her Indianapolis home Tuesday night, the
reports. Police believe she was protecting her...
Dog Walkers Are Ending
Up in the ER in Droves
in case you missed it
May 6, 2023 4:50 PM CDT
Dog Walkers Are Ending Up in the ER in Droves
Researchers: Leashed strolls have led to 420K injuries over last 20 years or so
- Dogs may be man's best friend, but they're also unintentionally sending a lot of their humans to the ER. That's the upshot of a new study out of Johns Hopkins, where scientists discovered that, over the past 20 years or so, more than 422,000 people in...
Your Dog Just
Apr 17, 2023 1:20 PM CDT
Your Dog Just Went High-Tech
AI-powered Companion will dispense treats, games, training while you're busy at work
- For anyone who's ever wondered why a bedside pizza-and-movie-dispensing gadget doesn't exist, well, you're apparently still out of luck. But your dog might be sitting pretty: As Axios reports, there's a new AI-powered device that dispenses treats and "provides all day scheduled and on-demand engagement...
Animal Shelter Reports
an Unusual First
Apr 11, 2023 9:29 AM CDT
Animal Shelter Reports an Unusual First
Dog named Coco arrived suffering from canine alcohol withdrawal; he's doing much better now
- In a "heartbreaking" first for one UK animal shelter, a dog that arrived there earlier this year turned out to be an alcoholic—though now he's doing much better and is on the path to recovery. CBS News reports that Coco, thought to be a chocolate lab-spaniel mix,...
More Than 3 Weeks After
Quake, an 'Unexpected Groan'
Mar 2, 2023 9:02 AM CST
More Than 3 Weeks After Quake, an 'Unexpected Groan'
Alex the husky is pulled out of rubble in Turkey's Hatay province, emaciated but otherwise OK
- After a series of miraculous rescues , teams digging through the rubble in the aftermath of last month's earthquake in Turkey and Syria had more or less given up on finding any more survivors. That is, until Tuesday, when an "unexpected groan" emitted from underneath a concrete block pile...
This Lost Dog
Where to Go
in case you missed it
Feb 12, 2023 10:50 AM CST
This Lost Dog Knew Exactly Where to Go
After escaping new owner's home, Bailey shows up at El Paso shelter she'd been adopted out from
- On Jan. 29, an "urgent" message popped up on the Facebook page of Texas' Animal Rescue League of El Paso. "This beautiful girl—Bailey—has gotten loose," the post read, accompanied by photos of an incredibly cute pup. "She is very friendly." Loretta Hyde, the...
One of Internet's
Most Famous Dogs
Is Seriously Ill
Dec 28, 2022 8:04 AM CST
One of Internet's Most Famous Dogs Is Seriously Ill
Kabosu, 17-year-old shiba inu who spurred 'doge' meme, has leukemia, liver disease, says owner
- You may not know her name, but if you've spent any time on the internet over the past decade, you almost certainly know her face. Kabosu, the shiba inu from Japan who became the face of dogecoin and graced countless "doge" memes , turned 17 in October, which is...
Puppy Ditched by Owner at
Airport Gets His Happy Ending
Dec 27, 2022 8:00 AM CST
Puppy Ditched by Owner at Airport Gets His Happy Ending
United Airlines employees took care of puppy left in San Francisco until pilot could adopt him
- United Airlines has used "Fly the Friendly Skies" and "Good Leads the Way" as recent slogans, and both apply in a case out of California that has found a puppy his forever home. CNN reports on the plight of Polaris, a dog of unknown breed who was abandoned...
Police: 4-Day-Old Infant
Killed by Family Dog
Dec 23, 2022 9:42 AM CST
Police: 4-Day-Old Infant Killed by Family Dog
An investigation in Cave Springs, Arkansas, is ongoing after newborn is fatally mauled
- Arkansas police say a newborn girl was killed earlier this month after her family's dog fatally mauled her. Lt. Keith Lawson of the Cave Springs Police Department tells KNWA the attack took place at the unidentified family's home shortly after noon on Dec. 14. Gray News and 40/29...
World's Oldest Dog Dies After
Life Full of Love, Country Music
Oct 7, 2022 12:00 PM CDT
World's Oldest Dog Dies After Life Full of Love, Country Music
Toy fox terrier Pebbles was 22
- Pebbles, a toy fox terrier certified as the oldest living dog in May this year, has died at the age of 22—the equivalent of more than 120 years of age for a human, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association 's calculations. According to an Instagram post from...
Cops: Infant, Toddler Fatally
Mauled by Family's Dogs
Oct 6, 2022 2:15 PM CDT
Cops: Infant, Toddler Fatally Mauled by Family's Dogs
Mom is in critical condition after attack in Shelby County, Tenn.
- Authorities are delivering grim news out of Tennessee, where they say an infant and toddler were fatally mauled by their family's dogs, an attack that left their mother badly injured. Per FOX 5 Atlanta , a tweet from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office late Wednesday relayed that detectives were...
May Be Able
to Smell It
Sep 29, 2022 8:59 AM CDT
Stressed Out? Your Pooch May Be Able to Smell It
New research shows canines can use their noses to detect changes in human breath, sweat samples
- Dogs are known for their olfactory superpowers , leading to jobs as drug sniffers and as helpers in search and rescue efforts. Now, those sensitive noses are being credited with something closer to home: being able to detect when their owners are stressed. New research published Wednesday in
Blind Dog Falls Into Hole,
Another Dog Triggers Rescue
Sep 22, 2022 11:23 AM CDT
Blind Dog Falls Into Hole, Another Dog Triggers Rescue
Cesar, a very good boy, is doing fine in Pasadena after firefighters get him out
- Firefighters have rescued a 13-year-old blind dog that fell into a hole at a California construction site. According to KABC , the dog named Cesar lives next to the site in Pasadena with his owner. The dog apparently wandered onto the site, said Cesar's owner, Mary, who declined to give...
The Bear Was on Top of Her.
Then Her Dog Started Barking
Aug 23, 2022 3:33 PM CDT
The Bear Was on Top of Her. Then Her Dog Started Barking
Jack Russell terrier helps save the day in Vermont
- A Jack Russell terrier just made clear why dogs are considered man's best friend. Or more specifically, a 61-year-old woman's. On Saturday, Susan Lee was walking her terrier and labradoodle on trails near her Strafford, Vermont home when she heard a "loud noise" and realized a bear...
Couple Likely Gave
Monkeypox to Their Dog
Aug 16, 2022 12:16 PM CDT
Couple Likely Gave Monkeypox to Their Dog
WHO's Rosamund Lewis says it's first apparent case of human-to-animal transmission
- What appears to be the first known human-to-pet transmission of monkeypox has surfaced in France. A nonexclusive, cohabiting couple developed symptoms of the virus, which has been appearing mostly in men who have sex with other men, a few days after sleeping with other partners, reports CBS News . Twelve days...
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