Dog News Around the World


Arizona Daily Star

Contagious disease that can spread to humans showing up in Tucson dogs
Arizona Daily Star
The Arizona Department of Agriculture on Thursday confirmed four cases of the contagious disease leptospirosis in Pima County dogs, all from the last month. But reports from veterinarians and owners of dog-related businesses in Tucson indicate there ...

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Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)

Texas House given a choice: dogs or babies
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Prepare for departure of the Texas Legislature, and that means more than buckling your seat belt. All your scruples and morals must remain locked in the upright position. In these last two days, any Republican who wanders from party dogma will be ...


Atlanta Journal Constitution

20 dogs removed from home where dogfighting is suspected
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Conyers police removed 20 dogs from a home where dogfighting was suspected. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News). Story Highlights; Two of the dogs had to be euthanized. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit Email. Share this with your friends! From.


Chicago Tribune

Homeless dogs get accessorized with 'cones of fame' to aid adoption
Chicago Tribune
Photographer Erin Einbender photographs dogs in decorative head cones to help draw attention to homeless animals looking to get adopted. She started this project as her final photography project as a student at the School of the Art Institute, and now ...

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New Wyoming Law Bans Misrepresenting Service Dogs
U.S. News & World Report
"Your dog could misbehave and ruin a trained service dog, taking away (a person like Adkisson's) independence. If you take away that dog, she never gets to walk by herself again. That's just because you wanted to take your pet in the store, and it ...

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The Register-Guard

Haggis, sheep dogs and more at Saturday's 15th annual Eugene Scottish Festival
The Register-Guard
Caldicott showed the crowd gathered how the two dogs can round up and direct four sheep at the festival through a series of whistle noises. On their farm, Caldicott said, the dogs work 200 sheep. Two dogs are capable of working 1,000 sheep, Caldicott ...

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Trenton raps 16 hits, routs Sea Dogs 13-1
Press Herald
Ramirez (6-1) held the Portland Sea Dogs to one fluke hit over 52/3 innings Saturday as the Trenton Thunder won 13-1 before 6,739 at Hadlock Field. Rafael Devers' single in the first inning – on a fly ball lost in the sun in shallow right field –was ...

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Science Magazine

Earliest evidence for dog breeding found on remote Siberian island
Science Magazine
Now it appears these ancient Arctic dwellers did something even more remarkable: They may have been among the first humans to breed dogs for a particular purpose. An analysis of canine bones from Zhokhov suggests the dogs there were bred to pull ...


A.V. Club

(Photo: Netflix)
A.V. Club
While we don't yet know who received the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, we have learned who got the Palm Dog, the award for a distinguished pup in a movie: A good boy named Bruno, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bruno is one of the ...
Cannes: 'Meyerowitz Stories' Canine Wins Palm DogHollywood Reporter

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Salon

Coca-Cola sponsors animal cruelty and deaths of Iditarod sled dogs
Salon
Five dogs died in under a week at this year's Iditarod. One got away from his handler and was hit by a car, another died of hyperthermia on a plane, and three others were raced to death on the trail. More than 150 dogs used for the Iditarod have died ...

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