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This handout photo provided by the Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services shows an inspection of a dog kennel in Lancaster, Pa. (AP Photo/Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services)

USDA cracks down on Internet pet sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet, issuing new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses. The rules announced Tuesday would […]

09/10/2013

In this image released by The White House, Bo, left, and Sunny, the Obama family dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. The White House says the Obamas have added Sunny, a Portuguese Water Dog like Bo, to the first family. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

Obamas adopt 2nd White House dog, name her Sunny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Watch out, Bo — there’s a new dog in town. The White House says the Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she’s a […]

08/19/2013

Laddy, a border collie, was found Sunday stuck up in a tree two blocks from his Davenport home, Iowa. (AP Photo/Ron Stevenson)

Missing border collie found stuck in a tree

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 7-year-old border collie who was missing from his Iowa home for a few days didn’t get very far — he only went up. Laddy the dog was found Sunday morning […]

08/13/2013

This July 12, 2012 photo released by Beneful shows a dog in the custom-designed splash pads in a $500,000 Beneful Dream Dog Park renovation that was unveiled last summer in Alabaster, Ala. (AP Photo/Beneful)

Berkus joins team for fantasy dog parks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Interior designer Nate Berkus has been adding fantasy to homes for 16 years, inspiring people with just the right creative touch. But he’s been a dog-lover even longer, and he’s turning […]

07/31/2013

In this Tuesday, April 5, 2011 file photograph, a one-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits next to flowers sent by a supporter in Alaska  as he recovers  at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, N.J., after being found starved and dumped in a trash chute. (AP Photo/Mel Evans,file)

Woman accused of ‘trashing’ dog pleads guilty

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges Tuesday in a case that sparked international headlines after an emaciated dog was found, starved and near-death, wrapped in a plastic […]

07/30/2013

Rottweiler (AP Photo)

Dog mauls little girl in Ventura

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) – Ventura police say a 5-year-old girl was mauled by a large Rottweiler dog as she walked down Main Street with a parent. A Police Department statement says multiple 911 calls reported […]

07/19/2013

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Witness with ‘comfort’ dog in NY court is upheld

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A young sexual assault victim, testifying with a therapeutic “comfort” dog beside her, did not evoke so much more sympathy from jurors as to unfairly prejudice them against her alleged attacker, […]

07/11/2013

Chase, the Golden Retriever of the Trenton Thunder baseball team, in a spectator video posted on YouTube.

Bat-retrieving dog for Yankees affiliate dies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Chase, a baseball bat-retrieving dog who entertained fans of a club in the New York Yankees farm system, has died. The ailing 13-year-old golden retriever lived just long enough to be […]

07/09/2013

Rottweiler (AP Photo)

Three officers go off street duty after shooting dog

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) – Southern California police officials say they’ve pulled three officers from street duty after a widely-circulated video showed an officer fatally shooting a Rottweiler and drew numerous death threats. Hawthorne police spokesman […]

07/04/2013

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Town honors dog that saved 2 girls in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home. Kabang, who lost half her face jumping in front of a motorcycle to save two girls, […]

06/10/2013

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Official: Shiny dog bowl sparks house fire

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California couple might be able to blame this one on the dog. Authorities say sun refracted off the dog’s shiny water bowl and ignited a fire at Terry […]

05/02/2013

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Montana pet owner to feds: The dog ate my money

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government.

04/08/2013

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