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Animals, people rescue each other in heartfelt docuseries

Oct. 22, 2020 8:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a new docuseries, a child who uses a walker meets a dog with its own version of wheels. Inmates find solace in training canines for adoption, and pigs strut their stuff in a “body positivity" celebration. That and more is part of “That Animal Rescue Show,” an...

FILE - In this  Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 file photo, Judging commences in the Best in Show competition in the 144th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. The Westminster dog show is set to take a long walk. The nation’s top pooch pageant will be held outdoors at an estate about 25 miles north of Manhattan on June 12-13 because of the pandemic, the Westminster Kennel Club said Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Wanna go for a walk? Westminster dog show leaves NYC for '21

Oct. 22, 2020 12:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Westminster dog show is set to take a long walk. The nation’s top pooch pageant will be held outdoors at an estate about 25 miles north of Manhattan on June 12-13 because of the pandemic, the Westminster Kennel Club said Wednesday. The shift to the Lyndhurst site along the Hudson...

Utah senator: Public can stay home to avoid police dog bites

Oct. 21, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah senator made clear he has little patience for complaints about police dogs during a meeting of the state Legislature's law enforcement and criminal justice committee. The committee voted Tuesday to explore a bill to codify best practices for police dog teams, The Salt Lake...

Officer fatally shoots dog that was biting, dragging woman

Oct. 21, 2020 9:53 AM EDT

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer shot a pit bull to death Tuesday afternoon as it was attacking a woman, authorities said. The Enfield officer was responding to an unrelated call and saw the dog attacking the woman, police said. The dog was biting the woman's foot and the owners were able...

South Dakota man charged with neglecting more than 30 dogs

Oct. 20, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — A western South Dakota man arrested Tuesday faces over two dozen charges for allegedly neglecting and starving more than 30 dogs, prosecutors said. Thomas Mraz, of Whitewood, was charged Monday with five counts of animal cruelty and 26 counts of neglect, abandonment or mistreatment,...

Coroner: Alabama woman killed in attack by pack of dogs

Oct. 20, 2020 8:24 AM EDT

NAUVOO, Ala. (AP) — A pack of dogs attacked and killed a woman in rural Walker County northwest of Birmingham, authorities said. Ruthie Mae Brown, 36, of Boldo was pronounced dead at the scene in Nauvoo on Monday afternoon, Coroner Joey Vick said. It was unclear exactly what happened, but authorities...

Hiker reported missing is safe after a night in the woods

Oct. 19, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

FRANKLIN, Maine (AP) — A 27-year-old hiker from Pennsylvania who was reported missing spent a chilly night in the woods but was found in good shape with her dog on Monday, the Maine Warden Service said. Wardens had been looking for Carolyn Leigh Meadows, of West Chester, since Sunday afternoon. She'd been...

Shelter officials say 35 rescued dogs were starving, inbred

Oct. 19, 2020 9:12 AM EDT

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Shelter officials say 35 dogs rescued near Whitewood last week were starving and inbred. “They’re skinny, they’re bloated with worms, they have diarrhea, they were fighting over food to survive,” Jennifer McCambridge, senior kennel tech at the Western...

Oklahoma man arrested after abused animals found at home

Oct. 18, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

PORTER, Okla. (AP) — A northeastern Oklahoma man has been charged with 42 counts of animal cruelty after authorities found 36 malnourished dogs inside maggot infested cages and farm animals that had been restrained. Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office said when deputies were dispatched to a home in...

Authorities seize 24 dogs after animal neglect complaint

Oct. 15, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

WHITEWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say they rescued 24 dogs after responding to a complaint at a home near Whitewood, in far western South Dakota. The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says deputies discovered several neglected animals at the residence on Tuesday and eventually seized two dozen of the dogs....