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Service Dog Raisers Needed in DC, VA, MD and NCWireUpdateService Dogs by Warren Retrievers (SDW) is seeking business professionals, teachers, and health care providers in the areas of Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina to be a part of its Puppy Raiser Program designed to assist the ...and more [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Police: Teen bitten by dog chasing robbery suspectMcClatchy Washington BureauA police dog chasing an armed robbery suspect in Delaware bit a 15-year-old boy. State police said a trooper responding to a gas station robbery report Tuesday in Bear spotted the suspect on a bicycle and warned him to stop. When the suspect refused ...and more [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Latest: Teen accidentally shot by deputies fending off dogMcClatchy Washington BureauLos Angeles County sheriff's officials say a teenager fatally shot by deputies was accidentally killed as he tried to stop an aggressive dog from attacking them. Capt. Christopher Bergner says the 17-year-old boy was struck by a bullet that ricocheted ...and more [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Letter: Common Sense Lacking in Case of Hank the DogCentralia ChronicleThe citizens of Lewis County have spoken out. Many have shared how they feel about this subject of euthanizing a healthy dog. Yet nothing gets accomplished. The government here seems to be just as partisan and dysfunctional as it is in Washington, D.C..and more [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Therapy dog brings stress relief to Appleton officersMcClatchy Washington BureauThe Appleton Police Department's new method of dealing with job stress has four legs and a lot of fur. Chief Todd Thomas says the main assignment of the latest recruit — a three-month-old Goldendoodle named Blue — is to lift the spirits of his ...and more [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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FOX 5 DCArson dog Bandel joins DC Fire DepartmentFOX 5 DCWASHINGTON - A 3-year-old black labrador retriever is the newest addition to the D.C. Fire Department. Bandel is an arson dog working to discover the substances that cause fires in the District. She was introduced Wednesday to one of the more than 360 ... [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Mississippi police plan to sell 'surplus' drug-sniffing dogMcClatchy Washington BureauA Mississippi police department wants to declare its drug-sniffing dog as "surplus" so it can be sold. The Mississippi Press reports the Ocean Springs police officer who works with the dog is being called up for military duty. Chief Mark Dunston says ...and more [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Police: Officer killed 2 pit bulls that attacked man, dogMcClatchy Washington BureauA Rhode Island police officer has shot and killed two pit bulls that attacked a man walking his dog. Warwick police say an officer happened to be nearby when the pit bulls jumped a fence and attacked a man who was walking his dog down the street on ...and more [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Katz wants more freedom for dogs in Montgomery CountyMcClatchy Washington BureauA new measure sponsored by Councilman Sidney Katz would loosen dog-leashing rules in dog parks. It would allow dogs to be off-leash in dog parks that are established by municipalities in the county. Dogs can now be off-leash in county dog parks ... [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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KOKH FOX25Concerns, praise raised at City Council hearing on 'menacing dog' ordinanceKOKH FOX25A proposed ordinance will have animal welfare officers making sure it's safe before they put a menacing dog back with its owner. If approved the owner must register the dog and pay the $12 registration fee. Animal Welfare will microchip, spay or neuter ...and more [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Washington PostDC adopt a petWashington PostColby, a 1-year-old neutered dog, is available for adoption through the Humane Rescue Alliance. The Humane Rescue Alliance's two adoption centers, at 1201 New York Ave. NE and 71 Oglethorpe St. NW, offer animals for adoption. Adoption hours are noon ... [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Patch.comDog Rescued From Hot Car | Little League Returns To Shooting Site | Storm Damage In Reston: News NearbyPatch.comDog Rescued From Hot Car | Little League Returns To Shooting Site | Storm Damage In. There was plenty of news across Virginia and Washington, DC, on Tuesday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from ... [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
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