Dogs

AP
AP News
November 14, 2019 - 7:36 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and...
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KNX 1070
November 08, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Californians may be buying animals from puppy mills, thinking they're giving a rescue dog a home. Despite a new California law that only allows pet stores to sell animals that come from public shelters or non-profit rescue groups, the animal advocacy organization Bailing Out Benji says puppy mills...
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CBS News
October 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Dog owners can take heart from new research about the possible health benefits of having a dog. According to two new studies by the American Heart Association, owning a dog is associated with an increased likelihood of living longer, especially among people who've previously had a heart attack or...
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CBS News
September 05, 2019 - 11:41 am
Two more pet food manufacturers are joining the list of those recalling pig-ear dog treats tied to an outbreak of salmonella that has now stricken 143 people in 35 states. The illnesses include 33 hospitalizations and 26 cases of children under five, federal health officials said on Thursday. Dog...
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AP
Ameera Butt
September 03, 2019 - 8:54 am
A woman in the Bahamas has taken in 97 dogs as Hurricane Dorian unleashes wind and rain over the weekend. Chella Phillips shared photos on her Facebook page over the weekend, showing dogs everywhere in her home in Nassau. She said she was playing music and blowing AC in the house. CNN reported that...
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Getty
August 09, 2019 - 8:07 am
The Environmental Protection Agency has recently reauthorized the use of controversial chemical traps to kill coyotes, dogs, foxes and other wild animals across the U.S. These "cyanide bombs" are meant to protect livestock although some environmental groups are calling for a nationwide ban and...
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Getty
July 23, 2019 - 10:30 am
How about using a remote control and a vibrating vest to control your dog in situations that may be emergencies -- or even to just get their attention? Researchers at a university in Israel have figured out how to use a remote control, a vibrating vest and a test dog for more efficient and...
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
July 10, 2019 - 2:32 pm
Authorities say a 57-year-old Texas man who had been missing for months was eaten, bones and all, by his dogs. Johnson County Sheriff Adam King says Freddie Mack had serious health problems and it’s unclear whether his 18 dogs killed him or consumed his body after he died from a medical condition...
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Margaret Carrero
June 25, 2019 - 11:15 am
Nearly one month after being rescued from a hoarding situation in the City of Orange dozens of dogs are now up for adoption. The online adoption applications will be available starting at noon Tuesday. Going from filth and neglect, the adoption process will give the Shih Tzu's another shot at a...
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AP
June 17, 2019 - 1:05 pm
What's behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it. Today, pooches use the muscle to...
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