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Russian ban on blood-chilling ‘contact baiting’ of hunting dogs comes into force

By ethan / September 4, 2018

Following heated discussion and a conflict between the upper and lower chambers of parliament, Russia has eventually introduced the law banning ‘live baiting’ – the training of hunting dogs using live captured wild animals. The changes were announced on Tuesday on the Russian State Duma’s website. The bill was passed by the State Duma in […]

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‘Philippines won’t go to the dogs’: Duterte says China’s Xi ‘won’t allow’ him to be ousted

By ethan / May 17, 2018

Chinese leader Xi Jinping once offered Rodrigo Duterte personal assurances his country “won’t go to the dogs,” the Philippines president said, noting that the former colony won’t become Washington’s “vassal” ever again. “’We will be there if you need us,’” Duterte said on Tuesday, recalling a conversation with the Chinese president. “The assurances of Xi […]

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Packs of wild dogs maul 6 children to death in India

By ethan / May 7, 2018

Six children have been killed in a series of violent wild dog attacks in Sitapur, India, leaving residents fearing further bloodshed from the packs of feral animals. A 10-year-old boy was mauled to death by a stray dogs in Taalgaon on Saturday. His death brought the number of children killed by dogs in the Sitapur […]

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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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