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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...

Sheriff: Boy dies after dog mauling at grandparents' home

Nov. 24, 2021 10:16 AM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona County authorities say a 6-year-old boy has died after being mauled by at least one dog at his grandparents' home in the Las Cruces area. The boy died Monday shortly after being airlifted to a hospital from the Mesilla Park neighborhood...

Story about dog 'selling' mansion part of long-running tale

Nov. 23, 2021 20:51 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Editor’s note: AP is replacing the story about the sale of a Miami mansion once owned by Madonna with this piece, which looks at how the tale of a German shepherd and a trust has long been used as a publicity stunt to dupe reporters. The AP fell for parts of...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 23, 2021 14:01 PM EST

Anderson Herald-Bulletin. Nov. 19, 2021. Editorial: Investing in teachers is investing in children Indiana should do more to make teacher pay raises a reality. Increased teacher salaries would be good for students, parents and communities. ...