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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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PETA apologizes to Iditarod musher over dog’s death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has apologized to an Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher whose dog died at a checkpoint.

04/08/2013

Dog electrocuted by exposed wires in LA park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say copper thieves may be to blame for the death of a dog that was electrocuted when he stepped on an electrified utility box cover in a Los Angeles park.

03/27/2013

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Giffords’ husband pulls dog off sea lion in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The daughter of former astronaut Mark Kelly was walking her dog Shiner on Goff Island Beach when the dog bolted, ripping the leash from her hand and fatally attacking a beached baby sea lion.

03/26/2013

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Tessa overcomes odds in second chance at life

Tessa, the dog was dumped at an L.A. city shelter by her owners at the beginning of January. But thanks to a regimen of both Western and Eastern medical treatments, you could say that she’s the comeback kid. Watch the video here.

03/26/2013

Vets save NYC dog who swallowed 111 pennies

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City dog has undergone emergency surgery to remove more than 100 pennies from his stomach. The New York Daily News reports that a Jack Russell terrier named Jack swallowed 111 pennies last week and quickly became ill.

03/13/2013

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People, pooches team up to fight flab at gym

CHICAGO (AP) – Can’t get rid of that paunch? A Chicago-area gym suggests working out with your pooch. Watch a video here.

03/06/2013

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