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  • Dog shot during drug raid in Madison, Wisconsin
    Several people arrested and family dog killed during SWAT team raid in Wisconsin
    According to a December 19 report by Twin City News, several people were arrested and a dog was killed during a SWAT team raid of a Wisconsin home on December 18.Police spokesman Joel DeSpain stated the home, located in the 4300 block of Britta...
  • Senior saved by upstate rescue needs donations
    Sweet senior saved from high-kill shelter by upstate rescue needs donations
    Bennie is a lucky little dog, now in the loving hands of an upstate rescue known for swooping in and saving senior dogs only hours before they were scheduled for euthanasia.The call went out on Facebook and by email December 17 from Greenville...
  • Mental competency hearing puts beloved pets in deadly peril
    Mental competency hearing puts beloved pets in deadly peril
    Hendersonville, NC -- The loss or incapacitation of a loved one is always tragic, but even more so when they leave pets behind. These helpless animals are often overlooked, sometimes critically neglected, or simply confiscated and killed at the...
  • Blossom needs a home
    Ignored since October, friendly dog longs for a home of her own
    A petite, gentle dog has been sitting at the Carson Animal Control facility in Gardena, California, since late October. The dog's name is "Blossom," and she is as pretty as her lovely name suggests.Blossom has been described as sweet...
  • Man shot by his dog
    Wyoming man shot by his dog
    A Wyoming "ranch" dog, who had been left inside of a vehicle with a loaded gun, managed to somehow fire the weapon and injure his 46-year-old owner, reported Friday's NBC News.By all accounts, the unfortunate incident was simply an...
  • London
    Handsome husky dumped back at shelter within days of being adopted
    A handsome Siberian husky named "London," was not provided with much of a chance by a family who adopted him earlier this week...in fact, within a day or two of him leaving the busy animal control facility in Baldwin Park, California, he...
  • Shelter will have to put dogs down
    Lack of space will soon force city shelter to put animals down
    On Thursday, KFOR News reported about a dire situation at theMidwest City Animal Shelter in Oklahoma. The facility is facing a problematic issue that plagues animal control agencies across the nation...too many unwanted pets and not enough...
  • Captured!
    Dog who escaped at Denver airport is reunited with new family
    A frightened dog gave her new family quite a scare when she managed to slip out of her collar and bolt shortly after a departing from a flight at the Denver International Airport on Wednesday. According to Thursday's ABC 7 News, the Denver...
  • Buster and his person rec'd a helping hand
    A homeless man and his dog and a beautiful outpouring of support from strangers
    Not quite a month ago, readers of the National Dog News column learned of a homeless man in Delaware who walked five miles everyday to be with his nine-year-old dog who was being temporarily cared for by a rescue agency. The story of PeteBuchmann,...
  • Storm damage
    Rescue agency struggles after storm damages main building
    A wicked storm which recently whipped through the Pacific Northwest left one non-profit rescue agency in Poulsbo, Washington, with crippling damage. On Monday, King 5 News covered the situation about the struggling rescue agency, Rescue Every Dog ...
  • The perfect recipe
    The perfect recipe
    Are you still looking for that perfect and yet elusive holiday gift for that special person on your list. Certainly there are those who would look for the gift they knew was out there. Many of us will know the gift when we see it; reading,...
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    Does the family dog travel for the holidays? A Rover Blog discussion.
    Rover.com has offered up an infographic and some discussion about dog owners in the United States and how people choose to, or not to, bring the family dog along. People are choosing less and less to board or kennel their dogs, but what affect has...
  • Scrappy
    Senior dog, held as part of investigation, available to rescues
    A tired, sad senior is being held at the Carson Animal Control in Gardena, California. The 11-year-old dog, named "Scrappy," has been part of an investigation and he is not shown online as available for adoption.According to a shelter...
  • Susan Anderson finds comfort in Dachshunds
    Columnist finds out how Dachshunds provide great comfort
    Susan Anderson is a columnist in the Casper Journal in Capser, Wyoming and she wrote a column appearing on Thursday that is something all Dachshund lovers could relate to. She says it is a sure-fire way to make money, and it involves Dachshunds...
  • Judge awards more than $200,000 to family of dog shot by police
    Maryland Court of Appeals awards over $200,000 to family of dog shot by police
    The Maryland Court of Appeals this week affirmed a jury verdict of over $200,000 in damages in favor of a husband and wife whose dog, a chocolate lab was illegally shot by Frederick County Sheriff's deputies in 2010.This is the story of Brandi...