DOGS

  • Well-wishing South Korean offers dog meat to injured US envoy March 7, 2015

    Seoul: A well-wishing South Korean man tried to offer dog meat to injured US Ambassador Mark Lippert, who is recovering from an attack by a knife-wielding anti-US activist, hospital officials said Saturday. The man, who looked to be in his 70s, arrived at Seoul's Severance Hospital on Friday morning with a...
  • Beagle named Miss P wins 139th Westminster dog show February 18, 2015

    A 15-inch beagle named Miss P won the top honor at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, besting more than 2,700 competitors.(Photo source: Reuters)Miss P, a bouncy 4-year-old, was awarded the Best In Show prize at the 139th Westminster show, the second-longest continuously running sporting event in...
  • Dog takes a stroll at Rashtrapati Bhawan just before Obama's guard of honour January 25, 2015

    A dog caught on camera at the Rashtrapati Bhavan just before US President Barack Obama's guard of honour. ...
  • US woman wills million-dollar fortune to her pet dog January 20, 2015

    New York: A 60-year-old woman in the US has willed a million-dollar fortune consisting of jewelry, a trust fund and vacation home to her pet dog. Rose Ann Bolasny from New York has decided to leave her valuables to her pet Maltese terrier named Bella Mia. "We decided that we had...
  • Two held for stealing, killing pet dog January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Two persons were arrested for allegedly stealing and killing a pet dog of their neighbor in Mumbai, police said on Thursday. Lalorani Imduin and Mishag Chinautram, hailing from Manipur, were apprehended on Wednesday night in suburban Santacruz. after police acted on a complaint filed by one Santosh Shetty whose four-year-old...
  • Seattle dog takes solo trips to the park via city bus January 14, 2015

    Seattle: A black Labrador named Eclipse has been riding city buses without her owner to a local dog park, local transportation officials said on Tuesday. Seattle is a pet-friendly city, and dogs are allowed on public transportation, with few restrictions, though normally they are accompanied by a human, a spokesman with...
  • Karnataka politician honours donkeys for hard work; dogs, buffaloes, cows next in line January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Strange as it may seem, a seasoned Karnataka politician, who heads a regional political party, on Tuesday honoured two donkeys in Bengaluru in recognition of their hard work, loyalty, honesty, discipline and obedience. "I have decided to honour all domestic animals like donkeys, dogs, buffaloes, cows and oxen, as they...
  • Sarah Palin photos of son stepping on dog trigger online outrage January 4, 2015

    Facebook photos posted by Sarah Palin showing her son Trig using the family dog as a step stool unleashed online fury on Friday reminiscent of the public reaction to the disclosure that Mitt Romney had once driven with his dog strapped on the car's roof. Trig, 6, who has Down Syndrome,...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dhoni retires from Test cricket, Kohli to lead India December 30, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's most successful Test captain, has decided to call time on his Test career with immediate effect in the wake of India's series defeat against Australia. ...
  • Delhi: Police rescue 26 stray dogs from Vasant Kunj house December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Twenty-six malnourished stray dogs that were confined to a house in the capital were rescued by Delhi Police, officials said on Monday. Police registered a case and launched a hunt to nab the house owner, identified as Gokul Nair. The 32-year-old Nair, who works with a multinational company, had a...
  • Amy Adams' connection with dogs December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Amy Adams says her "spiritual animal" is a dog because she is always "hyper and friendly" with new people. The 40-year-old told Vogue magazine that she lashes herself into a frenzy of eager anticipation when she meets new people on sets just like a puppy, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "When I...
  • He didn't have what it takes: Oregon police dog fired for poor performance November 29, 2014

    Cannon Beach, Ore.: A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes. The dog was dismissed from the force before seeing any action or gaining any glory. Cash was skittish,...
  • New Hampshire man tries to strangle neighbour's dog to quiet its barking, but is bitten and arrested instead November 29, 2014

    Portsmouth, NH: New Hampshire police say a man who broke into his neighbor's apartment to silence a barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested. They say a brawl erupted Friday morning when Roger Pelletier forced his way into the Portsmouth apartment because he was frustrated by the constant barking of...
  • Your dog loves you as much as you love it, researchers confirm in a new study November 24, 2014

    New York: Your dog loves you as much as you love it, researchers confirmed in a study that looked inside the brain of our canine friends using imaging technology. Not only do dogs seem to love their owners back, they actually see them as their family, the researchers found. "Bonding with owners...
  • Texas woman sues family after her dogs kill neighbor's pet beagle November 20, 2014

    Houston: The owner of three pit bulls and a pit-bull mix is seeking up to $1 million in damages after her dogs entered the Houston-area property of her neighbor and fatally attacked her neighbor's 10-year-old beagle. Emerald White said she was trying to retrieve her four dogs from her neighbor's yard...
  • Watch: Dog Queso moonwalks to overcome his fear of doors November 19, 2014

    Queso's video is all over youtube. He's trying to get over his fear of doors by moonwalking through them. He's being called a moon walking Pit Bull in the style of Michael Jackson. ...
  • Dog has its day as mayor of San Francisco as part of a campaign to support the city's animal shelter November 19, 2014

    A previously unknown female Chihuahua named Frida has won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day as part of a campaign to support the city's animal shelter. Frida, whose owner bid $5,000 for the privilege, will spend her special day touring Bay Area landmarks and...
  • Dog gone! Great Dane gives birth to 19 puppies November 19, 2014

    York Haven, Pa.: Call it "19 Pups and Counting." WHTM-TV reports York County, Pennsylvania, residents Brandon and Aimie Terry's Great Dane recently gave birth to 19 puppies. Great Danes normally have seven to 10 puppies in a litter. But Brandon Terry says an X-ray of Snowy found at least 15 "little spines"...
  • Ohio firefighters and police officers rescue dog that got out of attic and was stuck on roof for 3 days November 10, 2014

    Youngstown, Ohio: Firefighters in northern Ohio came to the rescue of a dog that neighbors say had been stuck on a roof for three days. Dozens watched as Youngstown firefighters and police officers brought the Rottweiler to safety on Saturday. It took them about an hour to rescue the dog that had...
  • New Delhi: Saudi diplomat roughed up for taking dog inside park November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A Saudi Arabian diplomat was allegedly roughed up by a group of youths for taking his pet dog inside a park near his residence in south Delhi's Safdarjung Enclave area. The incident took place a fortnight ago when the victim, identified as Abdul Rehman, a secretary rank officer working...
  • Man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charge October 30, 2014

    Prattville, Ala.: Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow says the pooch named Bo followed his fleeing master, who was being pursued by officers. When the dog stopped and wagged his tail in tall grass, she...
  • Sausage, the 'protest dog' from Greece who always showed up at anti-austerity protests, dies of a heart attack October 13, 2014

    Athens: Sausage, the ginger mongrel who became famous for appearing at anti-austerity protests and barking at riot police at the height of Greece's debt crisis, has died of a heart attack, local officials said on Thursday. The stray dog, called "Loukanikos" in Greek, became a media sensation and public darling in...
  • Every dog has its day: Labradoodle survives a fall off 200-foot cliff! October 8, 2014

    Bonneville, Ore.: A Labradoodle named Gracie fell 200 feet off a cliff in Oregon - and survived. Dog owner Michelle Simmons says Gracie and another dog were playing on a trail in the Columbia River Gorge. Gracie went over the side of the cliff. Simmons says they heard the dog rolling, heard...
  • Mixed-breed dog named 'Lazarus' survives being hit by car and euthanasia attempt; finds a home October 7, 2014

    Ozark, Ala.: Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she left the shelter...
  • Researchers say dog's epigenome gives clues to human cancer October 4, 2014

    London: Dogs may be a great model for understanding the causes of human diseases, especially cancer, scientists say. Researchers have characterised the dog's epigenome and transferred the results to human cancer to understand the changes in appearance of tumours. The bond between humans and dogs is strong and ancient. The relationship...
  • 'Democracy dogs' add bite to Hong Kong protests October 4, 2014

    Beijing: Dogs added additional bite to the on going pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong as the demonstrators blocking the central part of the city for about a week brought their pets into the agitation fondly calling them "democracy dogs". The dogs added colour and banter to otherwise tense week long Occupy...
  • Dog that went missing four months ago found 2000 miles away from home, heading back from Oregon to Pennsylvania September 23, 2014

    Portland, Ore.: Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania. A Jack Russell terrier that somehow ended up in Oregon more than four months after she went missing from her home near Philadelphia will soon be flown back to the Keystone State. A microchip implanted in Gidget allowed workers at an animal shelter south...
  • Watch: Dog with two broken legs learns to walk on the other two and an adorable hop to cross the threshold September 11, 2014

    A dog's got to hop. A dog that broke both legs after jumping off a six feet deck, has learnt a cool new survival trick. With a cone around her head and two heavily bandaged legs, she has learnt how to walk on her two other legs and cross the...
  • China kills nearly 5,000 dogs to control rabies September 7, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese authorities have killed almost 5,000 dogs after blaming five human deaths on rabies in southwestern Yunnan province. China's official Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday that the city of Baoshan killed 4,900 dogs and vaccinated another 1,00,000 in its antirabies campaign. Chinese governments often order such widespread dog culls or...