Tag Archives: Dogs

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

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 Jinping were very encouraging. Eh, ...

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Packs of wild dogs maul 6 children to death in India

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 region of Uttar Pradesh to ...

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

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 the US in early 2014 ...

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

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 Miami Herald.   Read more An ...

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Two lost 11yo boys cuddle with dogs to survive winter night in Urals forest (PHOTOS)

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 20:48 A walk in the woods turned into a survival lesson for two fifth graders from a town in Russia’s Urals region who were forced to spend a night out in the winter cold after getting lost. Before disappearing Thursday afternoon, the 11-year-olds Ivan and Evgeniy from the town of Kushva, about 200 km north ...

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

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 state-of-the-art weaponry, there’s also a ...

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

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 action against the fishery based ...

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30 dogs die in hot van, fugitive owner faces 90 yrs in jail (DISTURBING VIDEO)

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 09:00 Edited time: 12 Dec, 2017 10:30 Around 30 dogs died in a heartbreaking incident in the Philippines, succumbing to heat stroke while being transported to a dog show in a closed van. The breeder may face up to 90 years in prison and a $ 149,000 fine, local authorities say. A Philippine dog owner ...

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

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 morning. The women embarked on ...

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

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 race had tested positive for ...

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