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Dog owned by Massachusetts family wins AKC Humane Fund award

Dec. 04, 2021 10:02 AM EST

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A dog owned by a Massachusetts family has been named one of five recipients of this year's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence. The winners of the awards for hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners...

DA: Police justified in shooting death of armed man

Dec. 01, 2021 14:03 PM EST

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts were justified when they fatally shot an armed man who wounded two officers and killed a police dog in an exchange of gunfire last June, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Braintree police investigating a domestic violence case...

Police in Vermont and New Hampshire seek chicken-killing dog

Dec. 01, 2021 12:21 PM EST

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — Police in a Vermont town and nearby sections of New Hampshire are searching for a dog believed to be named “Ruby” that is thought to have killed some chickens. The Norwich Police Department has requested the names of all dogs licensed under the...

2 stolen bulldogs, 1 still missing on Long Island

Nov. 28, 2021 15:37 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — There’s been joy and anxiety for the owners of two French bulldogs on Long Island over the holiday weekend. One of the pooches was stolen during a Thanksgiving Day burglary in Huntington, and her owners offered a $5,000 reward. To the relief...

Reviving Ojibwe spiritual traditions, one pet at a time

Nov. 27, 2021 09:36 AM EST

CASS LAKE, Minnesota (AP) — Animal neglect used to be such a problem on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, with basic services like sterilization out of reach for many due to poverty and remoteness, that packs of stray dogs would sometimes bring traffic to a halt on the main...

Woman pulled from burning home while trying to rescue pets

Nov. 26, 2021 10:08 AM EST

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A woman was rescued from her burning southeastern Michigan home after she refused to leave while trying to save some of her exotic animals, birds, ferrets and other pets. Deputies pulled the 41-year-old Highland Township woman through a...

Man gets more than 2 years for pit bull-selling scheme

Nov. 25, 2021 12:56 PM EST

MOUNT RAINIER, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after selling pit bull puppies online but failing to deliver the animals to buyers. The Washington Post reported Thursday that Fonjeck Eric Azoh, 42, of Mount Rainier, received...

$1K offered for President Warren Harding's stolen dog collar

Nov. 25, 2021 10:06 AM EST

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A radio station serving U.S. President Warren G. Harding's Ohio hometown says a reward offered by one of its listeners is providing new hope of finding a long lost dog collar stolen from his historic home. Scott Spears, host of a morning radio show...

South Korea to launch task force on banning dog meat

Nov. 25, 2021 09:57 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday said it will launch a task force to consider outlawing dog meat consumption after the country’s president offered to look into ending the centuries-old practice. Restaurants that serve dog meat are dwindling in South...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Nov. 24, 2021 14:20 PM EST

Bowling Green Daily News. November 19, 2021. Editorial: Lawmakers must deliver on child well-being next legislative session We hope the latest figures from Kentucky Youth Advocates’ Kids Count County Data Book serve as a wake-up call for Warren...