Monday, 22 October 2018

All posts by Alpha Dog

On Being Detoothed and Unloved by my Favorite Dog
22 Oct
8:54

On Being Detoothed and Unloved by my Favorite Dog

Last summer, I had four wisdom teeth yanked out of my mouth. In the days afterward, I was puffy-cheeked and achy-jawed, with a stubborn, drug-induced droopy eye. I was comically miserable. Wisdom teeth extraction is a vexingly common form of suffering. I am one of the last of my friends […]

Breaking Down the Defense’s ‘Incredible’ Game-Winning Stop
22 Oct
8:54

Breaking Down the Defense’s ‘Incredible’ Game-Winning Stop

There are so many plays during a game that add up to either winning or losing. Each play is important, but it’s rare to get ready for the snap knowing the results of this single play will be the difference between a brutal loss and an emotional win. Yet that’s […]

‘Alright, dog, see you later’: Cowboys rookie Michael Gallup breaks down how he scored first career TD
22 Oct
8:54

‘Alright, dog, see you later’: Cowboys rookie Michael Gallup breaks down how he scored first career TD

LANDOVER, Md. – Good things happen for the offense when the line blocks well, the receiver runs a good route and the quarterback throws a perfect pass. An example of that happened for the Cowboys late in the second quarter Sunday at FedEx Field. The line protected Dak Prescott, giving […]

Angry bulldog barks non-stop after ball rolls onto drainage cover and gets stuck
22 Oct
8:17

Angry bulldog barks non-stop after ball rolls onto drainage cover and gets stuck

Lily the bulldog was furious that the ball she had been playing with was no longer within reach. In the video filmed in Martinez, California, the angry dog can be seen barking repeatedly at the ball, which had rolled onto a drainage cover with gaps that look too wide for […]

Service dog named for Georgia attorney
22 Oct
8:17

Service dog named for Georgia attorney

ATLANTA – She helped people through her role as a lawyer with the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and now that spirit of service will continue with a dog named in her honor. Friday members of the AG’s Office met a three-month-old puppy named for former Senior Assistant Attorney General Michelle […]

It takes all kinds of heroes
22 Oct
8:17

It takes all kinds of heroes

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — As Air Force medic Ashley Long deployed to an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia, she found in Great Falls a woman she calls her hero. That woman is Teresa Appelwick, a Wendt Agency staffer and mom who signed up to foster Long’s two large […]

Paws Program brings therapy dogs to brighten a cold week of midterms
22 Oct
8:17

Paws Program brings therapy dogs to brighten a cold week of midterms

The event was hosted by the Center for Health Promotion Hundreds of students at the University of Massachusetts took a break from the stress of midterms on Wednesday to play, pet and greet dozens of therapy dogs in the Student Union Ballroom. All around the room, students sat in small […]

Thousands of paws through the doors at the Auspet 2018 expo at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
22 Oct
8:17

Thousands of paws through the doors at the Auspet 2018 expo at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

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‘Walk & Roll’ race to raise funds for new Alpharetta police K-9 officer
22 Oct
8:16

‘Walk & Roll’ race to raise funds for new Alpharetta police K-9 officer

The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety needs a new dog. But not just any pup. It needs a new K-9 officer, to help protect the city’s residents and to sniff out the bad guys and drugs. And you can help the department get a new officer by participating in the […]

At Your Service: Local family helps with service dogs
22 Oct
8:16

At Your Service: Local family helps with service dogs

LYNDEBOROUGH – Kara Steere was at a University of New Hampshire hockey game years ago when she noticed a man in a wheelchair with a service dog. She wondered if the disabled man would have been able to go to the game if he didn’t have the dog. “I wasn’t […]

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