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Caged & neglected: Veteran US Army dogs mistreated on return from Afghanistan

By ethan / March 3, 2018

US Army bomb sniffer dogs who saved soldiers’ lives in Afghanistan were mistreated and possibly euthanized when they returned home. Some spent almost a year in kennels, handlers said. In a report released Thursday, the Department of Defense Inspector General’s Office admitted to all kinds of shortcomings concerning more than 200 dogs that returned to […]

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Police kill suicidal 84yo veteran who faced losing home in support dogs dispute

By ethan / February 13, 2018

An 84-year-old  veteran was shot dead after wielding a gun at officers in Florida. He was facing eviction from his apartment because of his two service dogs. Raymond Bishop threatened to kill himself on Monday in a telephone call so four police officers were called to Hidden Grove apartments in Homestead, Florida,  according to the […]

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Putin on US Treasury ‘Kremlin List’: ‘Dogs bark but the caravan moves on’

By ethan / January 30, 2018

Published time: 30 Jan, 2018 12:03 Edited time: 30 Jan, 2018 12:11 Russian President Vladimir Putin has weighed in on the US Treasury’s recently released ‘Kremlin List’, ironically noting that he was “offended” not to be included on it. “The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on,” Putin said on Tuesday, several hours after the […]

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Waggy New Year! Russian MoD lets loose the dogs of war (VIDEO)

By ethan / January 2, 2018

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 16:57 In their New Year’s video, the Russian Armed Forces show off their canine colleagues, who seem to be just as happy giving a friendly lick as defending the Motherland. Russia has long prided itself on the bravery and skill of its armed forces, but behind the ‘Spetsnaz’ commandos and […]

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‘No dogs or Polish’: Fishery risks legal action over east European ban

By ethan / December 19, 2017

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 18:58 A UK-based fishery risks being embroiled in legal action after banning access to Eastern European fishermen. This, after The Field Farm in Oxfordshire put up a sign saying “No Polish or eastern bloc fishermen allowed.” Polish angler Rado Papiewski, 35, has now launched a crowdfunding campaign to take legal […]

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Two women & their dogs saved after months at sea by US Navy (VIDEO)

By ethan / October 27, 2017

Published time: 27 Oct, 2017 04:24 Two women mariners and their dogs were rescued at sea by the USS Ashland following an outing this past Spring. The two were brought to safety after weeks of sending out distress signals from their boat. Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba were rescued by the US Navy vessel Wednesday […]

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Dogs on drugs: World’s most famous dog sled race facing doping scandal

By ethan / October 19, 2017

Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 18:07 Dogs who participated in this year’s Iditarod race, the world’s most famous dog sled event, have tested positive for a banned substance, it has been revealed. The committee board of directors for the Iditarod Trail dog sled race confirmed on Wednesday that dogs that had mushed at this year’s […]

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