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Police: 180 dogs and cats removed from home by hazmat team

Dec. 04, 2022 14:45 PM EST

BRICK, N.J. (AP) — Some 180 dogs and cats were removed from a New Jersey home by a hazmat team after officials reported the animals were being kept in “horrible and inhumane conditions,” authorities say. Brick Township police said officers entered the home Friday night and...

Farmer: Georgia dog injured saving sheep from coyote attack

Dec. 04, 2022 13:12 PM EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheepdog is recovering at home two days after killing a pack of coyotes that attacked his owner's flock of sheep, farmer John Wierwiller said. Casper, a 20-month old Great Pyrenees from Decatur, fought off a pack of coyotes who were threatening...

Hollywood Hills Chihuahua killed by LA's famous cougar, P-22

Nov. 21, 2022 19:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that killed a Chihuahua while the little dog was being walked on leash in the Hollywood Hills earlier this month is the famed cougar P-22, the National Park Service confirmed Monday. P-22 wears a tracking collar as part of a park service study and...

There’s more to barn hunting than smelling a rat

Nov. 20, 2022 09:07 AM EST

BEALETON, Va. (AP) — Some dogs sprinted like deer into the drafty barn, with its tin roof that rumbled every time the wind gusted—which it did often on a chilly Sunday afternoon. Others did more of an amble as if they had all day to sniff every piece of straw and analyze the...

Police in Mexico spot dog with human arm in its mouth

Nov. 16, 2022 19:41 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in southern Mexico said Wednesday they found a dismembered human body after spotting a dog trotting down the street with a human arm in its mouth. It was the third time in the last month that canines have been seen in Mexico trotting off with human body...

Famous Mexican search and rescue dog Frida dies

Nov. 15, 2022 19:07 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Frida, a yellow Labrador retriever rescue dog that gained fame in the days following Mexico’s Sept. 19, 2017, earthquake has died, Mexico’s navy announced Tuesday. Clad in goggles and neoprene booties, Frida became a symbol of hope following the earthquake...

3 people, 56 dogs OK after plane goes down in Wisconsin

Nov. 15, 2022 13:24 PM EST

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Three adults and dozens of dogs on board a twin-engine plane are OK after an emergency landing on a golf course in southeastern Wisconsin on Tuesday, according to sheriff's officials. The people on the plane that went down on the back green of the Western...

Man charged, 106 dogs rescued from Georgia home

Nov. 12, 2022 11:51 AM EST

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man faces charges after more than 100 dogs were rescued from a home in Paulding County where a dog-fighting operation was being run. Vincent Lemark Burrell, 55, of Dallas, was arrested Tuesday on one count each of aggravated cruelty to animals and dog...

Police: 88-year-old woman dies after dog attack

Nov. 10, 2022 13:09 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An 88-year-old woman has died after she was mauled by a dog earlier this week, Richmond police announced Wednesday. Officers were called to Alaska Drive around 6:45 a.m. Monday for a report of a dog attack and found Evangeline Brooks with life-threatening...

Dogs gifted by Kim Jong Un at center of South Korean row

Nov. 08, 2022 06:47 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A pair of dogs gifted by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2018 are now mired in a South Korean political row, with the country’s former president blaming his conservative successor for a lack of financial support as he gave the animals up. Moon...