K-9 Units Training In Chelmsford Knew Slain Yarmouth Police Sergeant

K-9 Units Training In Chelmsford Knew Slain Yarmouth Police Sergeant

They put themselves and their dogs on the line, but this what they train for. “The dogs are out there, they’re actually to protect us, to protect the people and they put their lives on the line every single day,” Evans said. Sgt. Gannon was laid to rest this week. His dog, Nero, is still recovering and has a long …
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Turlock’s Top Notch Kennels Staff Offers Suite Treats for Dogs

Dogs that need a watchful eye while their parents are away now have a place to stay at Top Notch Kennels’ newest facility in Turlock. This company’s newest facility opened up on March 12 and offers boarding, daycare, training and grooming services, along with giving dogs the chance to receive …
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How Musher Blair Braverman Got Through Her Worst Day

“We were training our yearlings, and we wanted to work with the dogs to cross lakes and to go on hills, which are two things we don’t have a ton of near our house,” she explains. “So we thought, ‘Oh wow, there’s this beautiful route up in Minnesota and we can go up and do, like, a 200-mile camping trip …
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Is Having A Dog Good For Your Health? 9 Ways Adopting Can Benefit You

“Dogs take us out of our own heads,” dog expert Sandy Weaver tells Bustle. “They require care, attention and training. As we fulfill their needs, we’re focusing outside of ourselves, away from our own problems. We get into problem-solving mode instead of staying stuck in problem mode.” And that can be …
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Man charged with misdemeanor is accused of stealing police dog’s ball

A police dog in Michigan was just trying to be a good boy when his beloved toy ball was snatched away by a man who earlier confronted an officer, police said. The dog named Eli, was participating in scent training with his handler near a hotel in Troy, Mich. earlier this month when the incident occurred.
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Blind man's guide dog hit, killed by car

Blind man’s guide dog hit, killed by car

Southeastern Guide Dogs said it will expedite a replacement guide dog, but even at that, but they would need to first visit Mahlberg to identify his needs, find a dog in training that matches up with him, and then take Mahlberg to training with the new dog. It may be six to eight months before Mahlberg gets …
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Dogs in Demand for Explosives Detection Work in US

The U.S. imports about 80-to-90 percent of its working dogs from Europe, which has a rich heritage for breeding and training dogs for police/military-style competitions and certifications. German Shepherd Dogs (GSD) and Belgian Malinois remain law enforcement’s most popular choice for patrol dogs, …
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Forget cloning dogs, AI is the real way to let your pooch live forever

Once superintelligence arrives, we don’t know if it’s going to be on our side or against us. But in the meantime, you could do a lot worse than training artificial intelligence to respond like humanity’s best friend, the dog. That’s what researchers from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for …
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Guide dog killed in hit-and-run was owner’s link to independence

He loved the independence Pearl gave him and worries about having to depend on friends too much. Mahlberg said he got Pearl four years ago, after the dog went through two years of intensive training. Mahlberg was always impressed that she was trained not to bark, he said. She knew how to stand in …
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Fond du Lac Action West Community Calendar, week of April 15, 2018

POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICE DOG FUNDRAISER: The Waupun Police Department is selling stuffed-uniformed police dogs (black or tan) to support the Police Program. Money raised is used for the purchase of a police dog, vet care, handler/dog training, food and equipment for deployment.
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Adoption is the best option

Adoption is the best option

“One big reason that dogs are in the shelter is because people didn’t plan ahead for the responsibility of having them,” said Jason Robbins, owner of Cornerstone Dog Training, who works frequently with adopted dogs. this is an image Fostering gives stray animals the opportunity to be in a home …
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Phoenix ranks 17 for dog attacks on postal workers despite drop from 2016

Phoenix tied with Sacramento and Portland for the 17th highest number of dog attacks in the country. “The totals are still too high, but we’re confident that with continuing education and dog bite prevention training, along with advancing technology, we can keep more people safe and keep attacks …
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Friday Freebies: April 6, 2018

Bass Pro Shops is going to the dogs Saturday for a special Dog Days event. Take Fido to the store for a free photo download, free treats, a free gift bag and free demonstrations for stuff like dog training and health and wellness programs. And if your canine pal knows a cool trick, you could win some free …
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Fort Worth aims to put pet owners on a shorter leash

… pet owners shouldn’t find this proposed ordinance rough to live with. And it will free up staff to deal with strays and customers. No, the city isn’t barking up the wrong tree with these proposed changes. It’s just reminding owners that their pets aren’t the only ones who sometimes need obedience training.
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Stuffy, furry, fluffy, pet hunt

“For two years he trained as a search and rescue dog but he failed so he came to us. I haven’t taken any dog training classes but I just love him a lot and he listens to me.” As Willow and Bridger raced off after another stuffy, her mom commented, “This has been very healthy for Willow’s physical state and …
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