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Veterinarians refuse CDC request to deport bulldog puppies

Sep. 29, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterinarians caring for 15 bulldog puppies rescued from a warehouse at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Monday refused to send the dogs back to the Middle East country from which they came. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week ordered the animals...

Sniffer dogs named K'ssi, left and Miina react with trainer Susanna Paavilainen at the Helsinki airport in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Four corona sniffer dogs are trained to detect the Covid-19 virus from the arriving passengers samples at the airport.  (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)

Finland deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs at main airport

Sep. 23, 2020 10:27 AM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers. Four dogs of different breeds trained by...

Dog reduces wildlife, aircraft encounters at WVa airport

Aug. 22, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hercules, the 3-year-old border collie charged with keeping birds and other forest-dwelling animals off Yeager Airport’s runways and taxiways, is credited with dramatically reducing the number of wildlife strikes to aircraft at the Charleston airport, including a rare...

Family rescues dog nearly 4 miles offshore in Lake Michigan

Aug. 10, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Mich. (AP) — A dog treading water nearly four miles offshore in Lake Michigan has been rescued by a family out on a boating trip. The family was boating from Grand Haven to Frankfort in northwestern Michigan on Friday when Jeannie Wilcox said she saw a “red animal in the lake” and...