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Hawaii residents fined $20K after Hawaiian monk seal pup mauled by unleashed dogs

Jun. 20, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii residents were fined $20,000 for their alleged roles in the fatal mauling of a female Hawaiian monk seal pup by unleashed dogs, U.S. officials said Thursday. Hawaiian monk seals are a critically endangered species. Only 1,600 remain in the wild. The loss...

Palm Dog: Kodi, star of 'Dog on Trial,' is the top dog of Cannes

Jun. 12, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The verdict is in: The titular “Dog on Trial” was declared this year's Palm Dog winner in Cannes on Friday. Kodi the Belgian Malinois mix, who plays Cosmos in the Swiss comedy-drama, narrowly beat Xin, a sighthound who instead wagged away with the Grand...

The real stars of Cannes may be the dogs

Jun. 12, 2024 11:37 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — It’s been a dog’s life at this year’s Cannes Film Festival — or should that be the Canine Film Festival? Since the 77th edition's opening day, human actors have shared the limelight with their canine co-stars on and off the red carpet, kept secure by...

A dog helped his owner get rescued after a car crash in a remote, steep ravine in Oregon

Jun. 10, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

BAKER COUNTY, Ore. (AP) — A dog has helped his owner get rescued after a car crash in a steep ravine in mountainous northeastern Oregon, authorities said. A man was driving with his four dogs on a remote U.S. Forest Service road on June 2 when he crashed into a ravine below, the...

Police shoot 2 people in separate instances in Washington state

Jun. 10, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in two different cities in western Washington state shot two people over the weekend, officials said. In southwest Washington, the Vancouver Police Department said one of their officers shot and killed a man Saturday afternoon while police were...

This NYC vet makes house calls. In 'Pets and the City,' she's penned a memoir full of tails

Jun. 10, 2024 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a city kid, Amy Attas had big dreams of roaming the countryside, healing animals a la James Herriot's classic “All Creatures Great and Small.” How did it go? Well, the veterinarian made it from Queens to Manhattan, spending the last 32 years traversing the...

Service dogs helped ease PTSD symptoms in US military veterans, researchers say

Jun. 04, 2024 20:22 PM EDT

Specially trained service dogs helped ease PTSD symptoms in U.S. military veterans in a small study that the researchers hope will help expand options for service members. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides talk therapy and medications to veterans with post-traumatic...

Company that bred beagles for research pleads guilty to neglect, ordered to pay record $35M fine

Jun. 03, 2024 18:05 PM EDT

A company that bred beagles for medical research agreed Monday to pay a record $35 million as part of a criminal plea admitting it neglected thousands of dogs at its breeding facility in rural Virginia. Prosecutors said the penalties amount to the largest ever levied in an...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

May. 30, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

Dalton Daily Citizen. May 29, 2024. Editorial: Don’t leave pets in cars It’s hot. And getting hotter. It’s way too hot to leave a pet alone in your car even for a few short minutes. Taking a pet on a car ride, whether...

A woman took her dog to a shelter to be euthanized. A year later, the dog is up for adoption again.

May. 24, 2024 19:34 PM EDT

Exhausted and short on options after consulting two veterinary clinics, Kristie Pereira made the gut-wrenching decision last year to take her desperately ill puppy to a Maryland shelter to be euthanized. So she was stunned last week to find the dog up for adoption at the same pet...