- Mountain lion takes pet poodle from Southern California yard Updated: Aug-27-15 5:31 am
BURBANK, California - Police are warning residents to keep a close eye on pets after a mountain lion snatched a pet poodle from the backyard of a Burbank hillside home.
- Wichita man pleads guilty in killing after dispute over dog Updated: Aug-27-15 2:19 am
WICHITA, Kansas - A 32-year-old Wichita man has pleaded guilty in the killing of a man after a dispute over which of them owned a pit bull.
- Gulf Greyhound Park, last Texas dog track, to close Updated: Aug-26-15 8:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The last greyhound racing track in Texas is closing.
- Ocean City police rescue puppy stolen from West Virginia Updated: Aug-26-15 8:55 am
OCEAN CITY, Maryland - Maryland's Ocean City Police Department Animal Control Unit has rescued a puppy that had been stolen from a foster home in West Virginia.
- Man arrested for pouring acid on pit bull in San Antonio Updated: Aug-26-15 7:14 am
SAN ANTONIO - A man has been arrested after police say he poured acid on a 5-year-old pit bull in southeast San Antonio.
- 16-year-old blind poodle reunited with North Carolina family Updated: Aug-26-15 5:31 am
CLAYTON, North Carolina - A deaf and blind poodle is back with her North Carolina family after being found in Massachusetts.
- 1 woman killed, 1 injured in Davie County dog attack Updated: Aug-25-15 2:41 pm
COOLEEMEE, North Carolina - Authorities in Davie County say a woman is dead and another woman injured and hospitalized after they were attacked by a neighbor's pit bull in Davie County.
- Greenville deputy shoots dog that attacked, hurt 2 women Updated: Aug-25-15 10:41 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - A Greenville County sheriff's deputy has shot and killed a dog that attacked two women.
- Roundup of Arkansas editorials Updated: Aug-25-15 9:04 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
- Police: Ex-animal control officer charged after dog's death Updated: Aug-25-15 7:41 am
MARIETTA, Georgia - Authorities say a former Cobb County Animal Control officer is charged in connection with a dog's death.
- Woman injured in attack by 5 dogs in Harrison County Updated: Aug-25-15 6:59 am
SUMMIT PARK, West Virginia - Police say a Harrison County woman was attacked and bitten multiple times by five dogs.
- Fort Collins man who shot, killed black bear faces charges Updated: Aug-24-15 10:01 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A Fort Collins man who shot and killed a young black bear that got into a fight with his dog in his backyard is facing misdemeanor charges and potentially thousands of dollars in fines.
- Missing golden retriever found after deadly crash Updated: Aug-24-15 1:50 pm
DERRY, New Hampshire - A golden retriever has been found in New Hampshire after disappearing in a deadly crash.
- Coroner: Spartanburg woman died from dog bites Updated: Aug-24-15 6:40 am
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - A Spartanburg woman is dead after being attacked by a dog.
- Dead puppy found inside car trunk, police investigating Updated: Aug-24-15 3:17 am
PATERSON, New Jersey - Police are investigating the discovery of a dead Rottweiler puppy inside the trunk of a car in Paterson over the weekend.
- Animal-rights group complains about Ohio State research dogs Updated: Aug-24-15 3:14 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An animal-rights group has filed a complaint with the National Institutes of Health regarding the purchase of 15 dogs for a research project conducted at Ohio State University.
- Yankton County couple marks wedding anniversary with 4-H Updated: Aug-23-15 4:29 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - Most married couples go out to dinner for their anniversary.
- Top Dog: Karam wants to impress with win on home track Updated: Aug-22-15 8:24 pm
LONG POND, Pennsylvania - With the dog days of the IndyCar season in full swing, Sage Karam traded a ride on four wheels for a walk with his four-legged friend.
- Idaho animal shelter slashes euthanasia rate Updated: Aug-22-15 4:10 pm
RUPERT, Idaho - South-central Idaho officials say they have slashed the number of dogs euthanized at an animal shelter.
- Phoenix police rescue puppy trapped in pipe after 10 hours Updated: Aug-21-15 3:56 pm
PHOENIX - Police serving a drug-related search warrant at a Phoenix home found themselves part of a 10-hour rescue effort to free a puppy trapped in a sewage pipe.
- Dozen trapped dogs die in Houston house fire, cause sought Updated: Aug-21-15 10:23 am
HOUSTON - Investigators say a dozen dogs have died following a Houston house fire as the residents ran an errand.
- Police find badly burned dog corpse in Coatesville Updated: Aug-21-15 6:43 am
COATESVILLE, Pennsylvania - Animal welfare officials have launched an investigation after discovering a dog's charred corpse inside a dumpster in a town outside Philadelphia.
- 4 stray dogs burned with chemical agent in LA County Updated: Aug-20-15 10:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - Four stray dogs have been attacked and severely burned with a chemical agent over the past few weeks in Lancaster, with two so badly injured they had to be euthanized, authorities said.
- Dozens of animals removed from Clark County farm Updated: Aug-20-15 11:02 am
NEILLSVILLE, Wisconsin - Sheriff's deputies and animal welfare workers have removed dozens of dogs and six horses from a property in Clark County.
- Dog survives fall off cliff, returns home Updated: Aug-20-15 8:38 am
SHEFFIELD, Alabama - Charlton and Denise James had given up hope their golden retriever was alive. It had been a month since the dog disappeared after falling from an 80-foot cliff.