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News – DoorCountyDailyNews.com
14 Dec
1:44

News – DoorCountyDailyNews.com

By Tom Jordan On January 1st of this year the temperatures across the Midwest dropped to levels so low that nearly every city in every state issued severe warnings and were forbidding residents from engaging in the traditional Polar Bear Plunge. About 200 people at Jacksonport shrugged off those dire […]

Report: Army adopted out aggressive bomb-sniffing dogs to families with young children – ArmyTimes.com
14 Dec
1:44

Report: Army adopted out aggressive bomb-sniffing dogs to families with young children – ArmyTimes.com

Four years ago, the Army abruptly ended a three-year program that had trained and deployed dogs to sniff out improvised explosive devices, with only weeks to bring the dogs home from Afghanistan and find them a new place to live. The transition didn’t go well, according to a Defense Department […]

Are electric shock collars helpful, harmful or useless for dog training? – All – All Pet News
14 Dec
1:34

Are electric shock collars helpful, harmful or useless for dog training? – All – All Pet News

Whether we subscribe to them or not, I’m sure we all have some sort of reaction to electric/shock collars. Many of us see them as a distant cousin of electric-shock therapy, while others of us see them as a saving grace for dog training, particularly with redzone dogs or to […]

Who let the dogs out? Your Residence Directors – Berkeley Beacon
14 Dec
1:34

Who let the dogs out? Your Residence Directors – Berkeley Beacon

Benson sits in the lobby of the Colonial residence hall with his tail wagging as he eagerly waits for students to enter and say hello. He isn’t an average resident of Colonial—he plays a different role: the resident dog. Michael Barcelo is the residence director for Colonial, and Benson is his 9-year-old […]

Vigilance: Dog teams work to keep America’s largest Pacific air base safe – Stars and Stripes
14 Dec
1:15

Vigilance: Dog teams work to keep America’s largest Pacific air base safe – Stars and Stripes

KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa — The newest military working dog handler at the Pacific’s largest U.S. air base was on guard as he searched Kadena’s passenger terminal late last month. Senior Airman James Burger, 21, walked cautiously a few steps behind the 18th Security Forces Squadron’s most experienced […]

Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts – DogTime
13 Dec
1:44

Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts – DogTime

The Alaskan Malamute features a powerful, sturdy body built for stamina and strength. It reigns as one of the oldest dog breeds whose original looks have not been significantly altered. This intelligent canine needs a job and consistent leadership to avoid becoming bored or challenging to handle. Novice owners, beware. […]

8 Tricks to Help Your Cat and Dog to Get Along – Mental Floss
13 Dec
1:44

8 Tricks to Help Your Cat and Dog to Get Along – Mental Floss

When people aren’t debating whether cats or dogs are more intelligent, they’re equating them as mortal foes. That’s a stereotype that both cat expert Jackson Galaxy, host of the Animal Planet show My Cat From Hell, and certified dog trainer Zoe Sandor want to break. Typically, cats are aloof and […]

Shock collars unnecessary — and cruel – Sentinel & Enterprise – Sentinel & Enterprise
13 Dec
1:33

Shock collars unnecessary — and cruel – Sentinel & Enterprise – Sentinel & Enterprise

By Sally Cragin Dear Pet Talk: Are shock collars necessary to train dogs? — Hannah, Memorial Middle School, Fitchburg. Dear Hannah: Absolutely not. From time immemorial, human beings have been under the impression that mammals that live among us — from horses and cattle, oxen, sheep and goats to cats […]

3 Easy Ways to Be Nicer to Yourself – Greatist
13 Dec
1:33

3 Easy Ways to Be Nicer to Yourself – Greatist

<!– The other morning was like a comedy of errors. I messed up an Uber order and had to pay the cancellation fee, then I got a yellow taxi and left my nice, new umbrella inside (and, of course, it absolutely poured later that day)! I arrived at my meeting, […]

‘Sicario’ awaiting transfer to training academy for aggressive dogs – The Laconia Daily Sun
13 Dec
1:05

‘Sicario’ awaiting transfer to training academy for aggressive dogs – The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — While both parties are still in talks to iron out the final terms, it appears that Sicario, the German Shepherd who last week was planned to be euthanized by the New Hampshire Humane Society, is instead going to be placed with a training company that specializes in aggressive […]