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Family outraged after Davidson County Animal Shelter mistakenly euthanized pet dog  WXII12 Winston-Salem

A Davidson County family wants answers after they say the animal shelter accidentally euthanized their 16-month-old Australian cattle dog, Blaze.

Animal Shelter Mistakenly Kills Family Dog Due To Mix-Up  HuffPost

A North Carolina family is grieving after their pet was mistakenly killed at an animal shelter due to a mix-up involving being put into the wrong kennel.

Our Opinion: Loss of a family pet | Editorials  Greensboro News & Record

What a tragedy that a dog turned over temporarily to an animal shelter was accidentally euthanized. It's a nightmare for the family — and for animal shelter ...

NC family says animal shelter mistakenly euthanized its dog

LEXINGTON, N. C. (AP) — Members of a family say they are hurt after a North Carolina animal shelter mistakenly euthanized their dog in a paperwork mix-up.

Family outraged after their dog is mistakenly euthanized at animal shelter  Alton Telegraph

A North Carolina family wants answers after they say the animal shelter accidentally euthanized their 16-month-old Australian cattle dog, Blaze. “I was very ...

Meet Buttercup, the cuddly cattle dog mix, CultureMap's pet of the week  CultureMap Houston

Name: Buttercup, as in "Build Me Up Buttercup," a 1968 hit single by the British soul/pop band the Foundations. Notably, the Foundations were the f.

Davidson County Animal Shelter accidentally euthanizes dog  ohmidog!

A mix-up at a North Carolina animal shelter resulted in a family's 16-month-old Australian cattle dog being euthanized by mistake. The Varker family of Lexington ...

The gifts our dying dog gave to my sons  The Washington Post

He did his greatest educating in old age, showing our family how to live with infirmities and without self-pity, and in the end, how dying and dead are different ...

Long Beach Pets Of The Week: Smiles | Entertainment  Gazette Newspapers

Hi, I'm Smiles! I'm a 9-year-old, Female, Australian Cattle Dog mix, searching for my forever home at the spcaLA PD Pitchford Companion Animal Village and ...

14 Dog Breeds That Can Handle Hot Weather  Yahoo Lifestyle

No matter how far out Porter dangles his tongue or how much panting he does to stay cool, he just might not be cut out for hot weather. It ain't his fault! There are ...

SPCA: Mohegan Lake woman severely neglected malnourished dog  News 12 Westchester

A Mohegan Lake woman is accused of starving her dog until he was nearly only skin and bones. Ernest Lungaro, director of humane law enforcement for the ...

SMVHS Pets of the Week: Pandora and Maggie  Santa Ynez Valley News

Maggie, a 9-year-old Australian Cattle Dog/Labrador mix, is a sweet older girl who gets along with everyone. She loves people of all ages and she will greet ...

Video shows improper handling of dogs at Lucas County Canine Care & Control  Toledo Blade

County officials have released surveillance video showing the improper handling of two dogs at Lucas County Canine Care & Control. The video clips were ...

County commissioner: Dog shelter director told to resign or be fired  Toledo Blade

Two weeks ago, Lucas County officials called the resignation of dog shelter director Richard Stewart a move of “mutual understanding” between Mr. Stewart ...

Staff picks: Our best friends  Yes! Weekly

Edward “Blackbeard” Teach-Murawski is an almost-3-year-old, black toy poodle, who is, unfortunately, a Gemini. (Happy Birthday to him on June 14!)

This Guy Plays Notre Dame Football: #29 Ovie Oghoufo, End  One Foot Down

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a roster full of players, and we want to talk about them all. One Foot Down's player profile series will take a look at every ...

Dogs in Philadelphia looking for their fur-ever homes  Yahoo News

See listings of cute dogs up for adoption in and around Philadelphia.

Dogs have their day in Berthoud at Hops and Harley  Loveland Reporter-Herald

Helen Ingham leads her dog Roxy through the dog agility course at Berthoud's Fickel Park during Saturday's Hops and Harley event.

Animal sanctuary enters 3rd year with big plans  Post Register

Entering their third year of rescuing and finding homes for animals, personnel at the Heart of Idaho Animal Sanctuary are looking forward to a busy summer.

Aggieland Humane Society Pet of the Week: Frogger  KBTX

Frogger is our Aggieland Humane Society Pet of the Week for June 7, 2019.

The Woodstock Independent's Pet of the Week, "Sasha"  Woodstock Independent

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Sasha, the dog with springs on her feet! Yes, Sasha the 7-month-old Australian cattle dog mix dearly wants wants a career in agility, ...

P.E.I. dogs and their people meet at Bark for Life cancer fundraiser  The Guardian

Ashley Anderson of Mermaid does some tricks with her Australian cattle dog, Nova, during the Bark for Life on Saturday at Victoria Park. The annual event ...

Puppies in Tucson looking for their furr-ever homes  Hoodline

Browse listings of cute puppies up for adoption in and around Tucson.

St. Charles dog lovers sell customizable pet collars  Chicago Daily Herald

Cheryl Arts of St. Charles may not be the first person who has turned a passion for animals into a business venture, but she might be the first to equate a pet ...

Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (6/11/19)  ABC15 Arizona

Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are ...

Puppies in Tulsa looking for their fur-ever homes  Hoodline

See listings of cute puppies up for adoption in and around Tulsa.

Puppies in Fort Worth looking for their furr-ever homes  Hoodline Dallas

Browse listings of cute puppies up for adoption in and around Fort Worth.

Meet Captain: He’s Available at Broward County Animal Care and Adoption  Coral Springs Talk

His Royal Highness the Tennis Ball King of Broward is actually a 4 to 5-year-old Australian cattle dog mix with an obsession for carrying squeaky balls, Kongs ...

Puppies in Fort Worth looking for their fur-ever homes  Hoodline Dallas

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are oodles of precious puppies up for adoption near you at animal shelters in and around Fort Worth, ...

Bring Royalty Home with Princess

Princess is available for adoption at the Humane Society's Pets Fur People in Tyler. She is a four year old Australian Cattle Dog or Red Heeler.

Puppies in Dallas looking for their fur-ever homes  Hoodline Dallas

Browse listings of cute puppies up for adoption in and around Dallas.

Puppies in Tulsa looking for their furr-ever homes  Hoodline

Browse listings of cute puppies up for adoption in and around Tulsa.

Cambridge pairing get 1st bite of dog-eat-dog international world of agility  Cambridge Times

It's a true underdog story. At the FCI European Open in the Netherlands next month, on paper, seven-year-old Gemma, a German shepherd/Australian cattle ...

Pets of the Week: Nalaa, Smiles, Maggie and Scooter are ready for adoption  Long Beach Press Telegram

This is Nalaa, and she wants all the love you have to give. The 2-year-old pit bull mix is an independent kind of gal so she would do best as the only dog in the ...

Investigation Launched After Pet Dog Found Dead In Kernersville

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Forsyth County Animal Control has launched an investigation after a pet dog was found dead in Kernersville. On Friday, the cause of ...

Go inside N.J.'s senior dog sanctuary, where they live out their days with respect (and couches)

At Marty's Place Senior Dog Sanctuary, the mission for old dogs is comfort.

The 11 Best Dog Breeds For Hikers  Bustle

If you like to spend time walking through nature, then you may want to focus on dog breeds that like to hike, when looking to adopt. In order for them to keep up, ...

Staffy bull terriers named as Townsville’s most popular dog  Townsville Bulletin

STAFFY bull terriers have been crowned Townsvilles most popular pet but working dogs still rate highly among residents.

Photos: Pups, kittens and a pig ready for adoption now at PAWS  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Doug is a highly energetic nine-year-old bulldog mix who also loves to take naps. He loves people of all ages and is great around other dogs, puppies and ...

Old cattle dog teaches new pup some tricks  AG Week

It was a wonderful weekend with the opportunity to have everyone home to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. In our home, as in most, we have much to be ...

Pet of the Week: Meet Cinch, a 4-year-old Australian cattle dog

Cinch enjoys playing fetch, riding in the car and getting lots of exercise.

Ocala dog to compete Monday at Westminster Dog Show  Ocala

Doreen Heywood's 3-year-old Australian cattle dog nicknamed Kitt will strut her stuff in the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Best of Breed competition ...

Find a Friend: Australian cattle dog and blue healer mix Sarah

Today's adoptable pet on Find A Friend is a 2 year old Australian cattle dog and blue healer mix.

The true blue: Book reveals the real origins of Australia's famous cattle dog  ABC News

The origins of the blue heeler are mired in myth and mystery. Some websites even claim that the breed is descended from six breeds, including the Dalmatian, ...

After 7 years in a shelter, Brad the dog finally has a home  Mother Nature Network

Brad was adopted and returned many times, but after 7 years, he finally found his people.

Max the Australian Cattle Dog is a National Hero After Saving Young Girl  Fatherly

A 17-year-old Australian Cattle Dog named Max saved the life of a young girl lost in the mountains of Queensland, Australia last week. The good, old boy found ...

Indy Takes Prize at Westminster Dog Show  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Indy is a 4-year-old Australian cattle dog. We sat down with the Australian cattle dog and owner Lisa Pontius inside Spencer's ...

Turbotville dog Indy brings home Westminster hardware  Sunbury Daily Item

Indy, an Australian cattle dog, demands attention. A high energy dog with a silk like blue coat, and an engaging personality, she is a national champion, bred by ...

22 Healthiest Dog Breeds - Dogs With the Least Health Problems and Long Lifespans

No two dogs are alike. Each one is unique in size, personality, and health. Although it's not definitive, certain breeds are known to have longer lifespans than ...

Grace Harper  Madisonville Meteor

Grace Elaine Harper was born Jan. 18, 1948, in Port Arthur. She graduated from Kirbyville High School in 1966 and served her country in the U.S. Navy ...

Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate

As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. Genetic testing for dogs has surged in recent years, ...

VIDEO: Portsmouth man man facing animal cruelty charges after 'disturbing' incident  WGME

PORTSMOUTH (WGME) – A man is facing animal cruelty charges in the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, after an incident that police call "quite disturbing.

Cuteness overload: 7 cuddle-hungry puppies to adopt now in and around Tampa  Hoodline

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddle-hungry puppies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Tampa, so you ...

Testing dogs for potential genetic diseases? Experts urge caution  STAT

Commercial DNA tests for potential inherited diseases in dogs are drawing fire from experts.

More canines are being tested for potential genetic diseases, experts say use caution  The Boston Globe

Commercial DNA tests for potential inherited diseases in dogs are drawing fire from experts, who say most such illnesses are caused by multiple mutations, and ...

David Lee Roth's Farewell to His Dog  Ultimate Classic Rock

David Lee Roth recalled his last moments with his dog Russell, who appeared on the last Van Halen album, in April 2019.

Seeking a forever home: 5 precious puppies to adopt now in Philadelphia  Hoodline

If you're looking for a precious rescue puppy to adopt, take a look at these listings in and around Philadelphia.

16 To The Rescue: Apache  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Apache is a young Australian cattle dog mix at True Friends Animal Welfare Center near Montrose.

Critter Chronicles: Multiple Breed Rescue for April 10, 2019  Chronicle Telegram

CONTACT: WEBSITE: · 24174912-2. Sunny is available for adoption from Multiple Breed Rescue. Enlarge. Sunny.

Deputy, dog make close team  Martinez News-Gazette

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Kevin Giberti, a member of Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, knew he wanted the right dog as his partner in a recovery team.

After years on the run, elusive stray dog finally finds home

Through social media, Taylor the blue heeler became “a community dog,” thanks to Toddie Grier, the animal rescuer who first spotted her in 2013.

Dog Breeds With the Highest (and Lowest) Exercise Needs

Here are 10 energetic dog breeds with high exercise needs, as well as some with low activity levels.

This 'Australian Cattle Dog and Pit Bull Terrier' Mix Needs a Good Home  Redheaded Blackbelt

I am a spayed female, white and tan Australian Cattle Dog and Pit Bull Terrier. The shelter thinks I am about 8 months old. I have been at the shelter since Oct 04 ...

Cattle dog Zoey's new owner thanks those who passed her by | Going Home  TCPalm

FORT PIERCE — When Zoey's new owner asked why it took so long for the nine-year-old Australian Cattle Dog to be adopted, the answer was obvious to ...

Brad the dog finds permanent home after 7-year stopover at Oahu SPCA  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

After waiting nearly seven years, the Oahu Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Brad the dog has finally found his forever home. The Australian ...

Winners of 2019 National Agility Championship: Papillons & Border Collies  American Kennel Club

Two Papillons and four Border Collies won their respective height divisions in the Regular Height 2019 National Agility Championship.

Get Your Dog a Bandana  Outside

My friend Stuart Palley is adopting his first dog, a three-legged Australian cattle dog named Meatloaf. He asked for advice on how to prepare for the newest ...

Dallas Brand to Know: Person + Dog  D Magazine

Whitney Goellner's line is a design-conscious pet owner's dream.

Dogs coming to State Fairgrounds for Spring Show

Dogs from all over the country and Canada will be at the Fairgrounds Expo Center starting on Thursday for the Salt City Cluster Spring Dog Shows.

The 15 Best Active Dog Breeds To Match Your Lifestyle  Bustle

Your Instagram explore page is all dog memes and you say hello to every good boy you pass on your morning jog. Sure, you're a bone fide dog person, but are ...

Portsmouth man accused of abusing dog in 'disturbing' video  WGME

PORTSMOUTH, NH (WGME) -- A Portsmouth man is accused of abusing a dog while walking it down the street after police say a witness recorded a “disturbing” ...

Skijoring Loppet Saturday at Theodore Wirth Park  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gallery: Sammie, a 2-year-old Australian cattle dog owned by Craig Poorker of Robinsdale, dashed in front of him as they took a practice run down the starting ...

Frosted Flakes: Ancient Wolves, Sleeping Dogs and Thirteen Goals  Corn Nation

Also, which state produces the most, uh, brown stuff per square mile?

Pixar Logo Meme Is Doggone Cute  Forbes

Groot, an Australian cattle dog, won Reddit over with his cute take on Pixar's iconic logo.

David Lee Roth Mourns Loss Of Beloved Dog  BLABBERMOUTH.NET

VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth has recorded a message for the readers of the Van Halen News Desk about his dog Russ, thanking the fans for their...

Local dog wins at Westminster  WLKY Louisville

Local Dog wins first place and is using prize money to help other canines.

Dog Day Fridays for April 26  News 12 Long Island

This week's dogs are up for adoption at Ruff House Rescue. The shelter is located in Island Park. Their phone number is (516) 960-6388.

10 Of The Healthiest Dog Breeds

Although this varies on an individual basis, here are 10 dog breeds that tend to have the fewest health problems.

Pet of the week: Priscilla  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – We've got Priscilla at the station as our pet of the week! Priscilla is a 30-pound, 6-year-old Australian cattle dog mix. She came to the Metro East ...

Dog DNA tests unravel the mysteries of your mutt  Chattanooga Times Free Press

With the growth of genetic testing, many pet owners are finally learning exactly what breeds make up their beloved dogs.

Puppies in Louisville looking for their furr-ever homes  Hoodline

See listings of cute puppies up for adoption in and around Louisville.

Adopt these pets: A tabby, a cattle dog mix and a pit bull terrier mix

These pets are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Missouri. Hours and directions • Because of the quick turnaround time of these ...

2019 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available  American Kennel Club

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held ...

Floyds Knobs dog wins at Westminster Dog Show  Evening News and Tribune

FLOYDS KNOBS — Erin Stumler's dog Harley isn't just a beloved pet and companion — she's also a cancer survivor and an agility champion.

Helping Paws: 'Alaki,' 'CoCo' and the dogs  Lake County News

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Lake County Animal Care and Control has several new dogs needing homes this week.

Favorite Dog Breeds to Never Win The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show  American Kennel Club

Of the top five breeds registered by the American Kennel Club, three have never won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Ocala dog owner honored to have shown at Westminster  Ocala

Doreen Heywood may not have won an award but she said it was an honor to show her 3-year-old Australian cattle dog Kitt at the 143rd Westminster Kennel ...

Planning a Thru-Hike With Your Dog? Read This First  GearJunkie

Dogs can go darned near everywhere with us — even on a thru-hike. But, just like humans, they require some TLC to ramble on and on.

This 'Australian Cattle Dog Mix' Need a Good Home  Redheaded Blackbelt

I am an unaltered female, blue merle and black Australian Cattle Dog mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 years old. I have been at the shelter since May 01, ...

CTX dog owner could have the 'World's Most Amazing Dog'  KXXV News Channel 25

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, TX — The world's most amazing dog could be right here in Central Texas. Felicia Foy and her 4-year-old Australian Cattle dog, Supernova ...

These Dog Breeds Boast Some Talented Pups

Although every dog is unique and special in their own way, these dog breeds have some remarkable and record-breaking representatives.

Dogs allowed in some Skokie parks for first time in recent memory  Chicago Tribune

Skokie Park District in April voted to allow dogs on leashes in the village's municipal parks.

Puppy Bowl Photos & Dogs Starting Lineup 2019

Puppy Bowl XV airs on Animal Planet today before the Super Bowl, presented by Pedigree. The pre-game show features dozens of adoptable puppies from ...

Southern Indiana dog fights off cancer to win agility competition at Westminster Dog Show  WDRB

Harley, the Boxer Australian Cattle Dog mix, took home the blue ribbon earlier this month.

Are Blue Heelers Really Blue?

We were surprised to learn that a lot of people on the Internet search for “Blue Heeler,” which is actually just another name for the Australian Cattle Dog.

Full list of breeds at the 2019 Beverly Hills Dog Show  NBC Sports - Misc.

For “The Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina,” NBC records the judging, examination and walk of all breeds and varieties competing in the annual ...

After Spending 7 Years in Hawaii Shelter, Dog Finally Adopted By Couple Visiting From Michigan  Good News Network

Despite spending the last seven years cooped up inside of an animal shelter, this sweet pup has finally been given a loving home thanks to a fateful encounter ...

What to Know About Your 10-Year-Old Dog

Is your doggo celebrating double digits? Find out what the 10-year mark means for your dog's behavior and well-being.

Pickles And Violet Run Away and Find Each Other - A Tale of Two Dogs  BKLYNER

DITMAS PARK - After three months of searching for this good boy, Pickles the Dog has finally been found. But wait, there's more! Pickles brought along a friend, ...

Flooding Kills Estimated 300000-plus Cattle in Australia  AgWeb

Record rain fall in northern Queensland, Australia has left upwards of 300,000 cattle dead as farmers struggle to care for their livestock during a multiday rain ...


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