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Pup Born With
Upside-Down Paws Has
Sep 13, 2021 9:20 AM CDT
Pup Born With Upside-Down Paws Has Life-Changing Surgery
Siggi the spotted rat terrier has finally learned to walk, and chase balls
- A 7-month-old puppy with upside-down paws has gotten a new leash on life, thanks to a dedicated team of veterinary professionals at Oklahoma State University. CNN reports that Siggi, a spotted rat terrier, was "born an average puppy: sweet, cheerful, and extremely playful." But she'd also been...
She Hung On 'for Dear Life'
to Try to Save Stolen Puppy
Jan 7, 2021 2:14 PM CST
She Hung On 'for Dear Life' to Try to Save Stolen Puppy
Alize James clung to hood of getaway car after couple swiped dog from Texas pet store
- Alize James loves "all types of animals," and she proved just how much on Nov. 4. That's when the worker at BullyKamp, a pet shop in Houston, says a man and woman entered the store and, after checking out different dog breeds, decided to buy a bully...
He Was Walking His Puppy.
Then a Car Stopped
Dec 31, 2019 4:17 PM CST
He Was Walking His Puppy. Then a Car Stopped
Cops say female suspect who may have face tattoos took dog at gunpoint
- A puppy is back with its owner after, police say, a woman with face tattoos stole the pup at gunpoint near Washington, DC. The owner was walking little Lobo in Landover, Md., around 1:40pm Monday when a car stopped a short distance away. A woman with a gun then...
How Infectious Is That
Puppy in the Window?
Dec 18, 2019 9:01 AM CST
How Infectious Is That Puppy in the Window?
30 people infected with Campylobacter bacteria this year linked to puppies, says CDC
- Take extra precautions if you plan to have a puppy under your Christmas tree. The CDC is investigating a multi-state outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant infection believed to be linked to puppies from pet stores. Thirty people in 13 states were infected with Campylobacter jejuni, a bacteria found to be resistant...
You've Never Seen
a Puppy Quite Like This
Nov 14, 2019 5:57 AM CST
You've Never Seen a Puppy Quite Like This
Narwhal has an extra tail, between his eyes
- An injured puppy found out in the cold in Missouri over the weekend has been appropriately named Narwhal for the tiny "unicorn horn" between his eyes. It's actually a second tail, about a third of the size of his actual tail, that serves no other purpose than making...
A Final Wish Granted for
Teen Killed at Garlic Fest
Jul 30, 2019 9:30 AM CDT
A Final Wish Granted for Teen Killed at Garlic Fest
Keyla Salazar's family to get puppy
- A 13-year-old girl killed in Sunday's mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in northern California may have inadvertently saved a relative. Keyla Salazar was eating ice cream with her mother, stepfather, two younger sisters, and other family members when they realized they were hearing gunshots, not fireworks. Family...
She Saved a
Stray. Then, What
Seen in 200 Years
May 10, 2019 1:53 PM CDT
She Saved a Stray. Then, What Norway Hasn't Seen in 200 Years
Birgitte Kallestad died of rabies 2 months after she played with pup in the Philippines
- What should have been a feel-good story has since turned tragic. The BBC reports on the turn of events that started in the Philippines in February, where 24-year-old Birgitte Kallestad was on vacation with friends. Per a statement given to the
, via the
New York Post
, Kallestad and...
Left to Die by Side of Road,
Dog Has Happy Homecoming
Apr 22, 2019 10:50 AM CDT
Left to Die by Side of Road, Dog Has Happy Homecoming
Cedar went missing in Florida 2 years ago, was found abandoned in Colorado
- Cedar is home again, much bigger and on the mend. The German shepherd disappeared two years ago from the backyard of her home in Southwest Ranches, Fla., when she was just 4 months old, reports WSVN . The Peterson family heard nothing about Cedar until this month, when a deputy across...
A Puppy Was Set
to Be Euthanized.
Then, a Very
Jan 23, 2019 9:20 AM CST
A Puppy Was Set to Be Euthanized. Then, a Very Surprised Vet
The drugs didn't work on this pit bull mix, apparently
- A happy ending in the form of a forever home has come for a puppy in Iowa, after an animal shelter tried to put him down and failed. Kylie Jo Mitchell, a worker at the no-kill shelter where Rudolph—a pit bull mix estimated to be about 8 months old—...
Teacher Acquitted After
Feeding Live Puppy to Turtle
Jan 7, 2019 11:48 AM CST
Teacher Acquitted After Feeding Live Puppy to Turtle
Robert Crosland was accused of animal cruelty in Idaho
- A junior high biology teacher who made national headlines for feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing. Robert Crosland was acquitted by a jury in Preston, Idaho, of animal cruelty charges, reports
. Crosland has maintained from the start that he thought...
Man Shot Dead Trying
to Save Abused Puppy
Aug 7, 2018 6:11 AM CDT
Man Shot Dead Trying to Save Abused Puppy
His fiancee wants to adopt it
- A 37-year-old Tennessee man was shot dead after challenging a man who was abusing a puppy, police say. Fiancee Sue Hoskins, who recently moved back to the state from Iowa with Robert Wilson, tells the
that he tried to stop a man who was holding a Yorkshire terrier puppy...
Deaf Puppy Falls
Hole, a City
Jul 2, 2018 1:32 PM CDT
Deaf Puppy Falls Down Deep Hole, a City Responds
Toffee is safe and sound after 31-hour ordeal in Huntsville, Ala.
- Puppy love overtook an Alabama city last week, and Toffee is now safe because of it. Per CBS News , Toffee is a 7-week-old deaf puppy that was being fostered in Huntsville when she ran into a bit of trouble: She fell down a 50-foot hole in a yard and stayed...
Prosecutors: He Fed a
Sick Puppy to a Turtle
Jun 2, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
Prosecutors: He Fed a Sick Puppy to a Turtle
Idaho teacher faces up to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine if convicted
- An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty, reports the AP . Preston Junior High School science teacher Robert Crosland was charged Friday. He faces up to six months in jail and a $5,...
He Stopped to
Let His Puppy
Pee. Then, a
Circle of Fur'
Feb 10, 2018 8:00 AM CST
He Stopped to Let His Puppy Pee. Then, a 'Big, Black Circle of Fur'
29-year-old Dustin Gray punched and kicked 150-pound bear after it attacked his dog
- A Maine man says he punched and kicked a 150-pound bear, scaring it away after it attacked his puppy in the woods. Dustin Gray, 29, said the bear lunged at him and his 11-month-old puppy on Monday, the AP reports. Gray said the attack happened near Route 1A in Dedham...
Puppies From Petland Are
Making People Sick: CDC
Sep 12, 2017 9:23 AM CDT
Puppies From Petland Are Making People Sick: CDC
39 people have come down with 'Campylobacter' in the last year
- Don't look now, but those adorable baby Labradors and basset hounds you've fallen in love with might be getting you very sick. On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control announced that the "likely source" of an outbreak of
—bacteria that can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain,...
'Boy Toy,' Puppy
Helped Bring Down
S. Korea's Leader
Dec 12, 2016 9:33 AM CST
'Boy Toy,' Puppy Helped Bring Down S. Korea's Leader
Whistleblower in Park Geun-hye case says her secret adviser fought with him over dog
- The impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, and the scandal surrounding it, all comes down to a canine. Park's downfall started over ties with Choi Soon-sil, a close friend for decades embroiled in criminal controversies and secretly advising Park—and who got into an argument with the eventual...
Cops: Intruder Painted
Woman's Puppy Purple
Sep 7, 2016 12:01 AM CDT
Cops: Intruder Painted Woman's Puppy Purple
'Cruel low-life animal abuser' accused of crime spree
- Massachusetts man Felix Reagan is accused of crimes including auto theft, breaking and entering, and assaulting a police officer—but he probably wouldn't be in the news if he hadn't also allegedly painted a puppy purple. Police in Oak Bluffs say they arrested Reagan Saturday afternoon after a...
Puppy Treated for Drug
Positive for Heroin, Meth
May 21, 2016 4:35 PM CDT
Puppy Treated for Drug Addiction Tested Positive for Heroin, Meth
'This strikes me as pretty horrible'
- A puppy who was found to be under the influence of meth and heroin had to undergo drug addiction treatment, CNN reports. California police served an arrest warrant on 40-year-old Joshua West at a motel in March. Inside the motel, they found drugs, used needles, and a terrier mix named...
Alleged Smuggler Caught With 20 Puppies in Crate
Apr 20, 2016 6:55 PM CDT
Alleged Smuggler Caught With 20 Puppies in Crate
The dogs will be put up for adoption
- Authorities say a smuggling suspect was arrested after 23 dogs—including 20 puppies packed in a nearly airless crate—were seized from an SUV at the US-Mexico border. The
San Diego Union-Tribune
reports the driver told officials at the San Ysidro border crossing on Saturday that he had picked up...
Still Has Fur, Brain
Mar 19, 2016 3:25 PM CDT
Newly Discovered Prehistoric Puppy Still Has Fur, Brain
And a 'controversial' scientist wants to clone it
- Scientists are poised to learn a lot more about prehistoric man's best friend after discovering a shockingly well-preserved 12,400-year-old puppy in Siberia, the
reports. The mummified Pleistocene canid—almost certainly an extinct species—is believed to have been killed by a landslide near the village of Tumat,...
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