We're getting used to the idea of wearable fitness monitors - for humans. But sticking a gizmo on your dog to check its activity rate? We might need a bit more convincing. The FitBark is a wearable computer shaped like a bone which is designed "to promote an active lifestyle for dogs". The small device fits onto your dog's collar, and tracks how far it has moved each day, so...
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A pit bull sprinted across a Bronx street and attacked a young girl on Sunday, as shown in horrifying surveillance video, CBS New York reported. The footage shows the girl, said to be 4 or 6, being thrashed about like a chew toy before good samaritans converge on the animal to pull it off. Eduardo Candelier helped. He told CBS the dog was going for her face first. In a...
(3 months and 6 days ago)
With High Sierra Dog Park -- Billings' first city dog park, opened in 2011 in the Heights -- packed with hundreds of people and their dogs each day, the grassroots group tasked with building a…
(4 months and 7 days ago)
Alfie, Becky, Barley and Rascal: remember the names. They say every dog has his day, but these four iconoclastic pooches are about to make history by becoming the first “scruffy” dogs to enter the arena at Crufts as show dogs - a category usually reserved for the purest pedigrees.
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With High Sierra Dog Park -- Billings' first city dog park, opened in 2011 in the Heights -- packed with hundreds of people and their dogs each day, the grass-roots group tasked with building …
(4 months and 7 days ago)
Dog bites bedevil S.F. letter carriers In his 27 years of delivering mail in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, letter carrier Nery Montano has been "stalked like prey" by a neighborhood dog, flung his mail satchel toward gaping canine jaws in self-defense a dozen times and sprinted down the sidewalk for safety so many times he's lost count. [...] because this is San...
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Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport is holding its first ever “Seashore Trolley Dog Day” on June 8, 2012. “Dogs shouldn’t have to wait for August to have their special day” says Seashore’s Executive Director Sally Bates. “We can offer a unique experience for dogs and their people, so we’re Going ...
(26 days ago)
Dickson City mayor says it's time to get police dogs After a recent string of drug busts in the county, Dickson City Mayor Tony Zaleski says adding a police dog is more important than ever. An April drug bust in Scranton led to police seizure of more th
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State dog warden to check for tags FOREST CITY - Starting Monday and lasting for two weeks, dog wardens will canvass Forest City to ensure dogs are properly licensed and vaccinated. All dogs 3 months or older should be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year and
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If you would like to have a really great day at work, you will want to take advantage if your organization is anything like Guardians of Rescue and supports Take Your Dog to Work Day. Anyone that has experienced this...
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