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/ May 11, 2018

Dog shoots Iowa man while playing

With best friends like these, who needs enemies? An Iowa man says his dog inadvertently shot him while they were roughhousing Wednesday. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Remme, of Fort Dodge, told police he was playing with his dog, Balew, on the couch and tossed the dog off his ...

Rookie rescue dog sniffs out survivor from Taiwan quake rubble

Feb 9, 2018

Rookie rescue dog sniffs out survivor from Taiwan quake rubble

A golden Labrador retriever on his first rescue mission has won praise for helping Taiwanese search teams find two people trapped in a building severely damaged building by this week's deadly earthquake. Four-year-old Tie Hsiung (Iron Hero) braved dangerous aftershocks on his first field test ...

'Dog nurseries' tap demand from Japan's busy, hands-off owners

Jan 26, 2018

'Dog nurseries' tap demand from Japan's busy, hands-off owners

"Dog nursery schools" are attracting growing demand particularly from double-income families and single-person households in Japan interested in facilities that can not only feed and walk the animals but potty-train and discipline them at the same time. Owners drop off their pets in the morning ...