- Officials: Massachusetts man imported dogs into Rhode Island Updated: Feb-09-16 2:23 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Massachusetts man has been arrested for illegally importing dogs into Rhode Island.
- Police: Girl attacked by 2 pit bulls in Florida Panhandle Updated: Feb-09-16 9:53 am
NICEVILLE, Florida - A 3-year-old girl is recovering at a Pensacola hospital after two pit bulls attacked her while she was walking with her older sister and a friend.
- Utah man injured in backyard mule deer attack Updated: Feb-09-16 9:23 am
DRAPER, Utah - Officials say a mule deer attacked a Utah man in his backyard, injuring the man and his dog.
- Police: Ohio newborn appears to have died from dog bite Updated: Feb-09-16 9:11 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Authorities say a 3-day-old boy has died from an apparent dog bite in northeast Ohio.
- 4 family members plead guilty in animal cruelty case Updated: Feb-09-16 2:29 am
MIO, Michigan - Four family members have pleaded guilty to charges after officials say more than 50 dogs were seized from a home in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula during an animal cruelty investigation.
- Police shoot family dog after it attacks teen, charges cops Updated: Feb-08-16 6:24 am
PHILADELPHIA - Police say officers shot a family's dog to death after it attacked a Philadelphia teenager and charged at the officers.
- $10,000 grant will help care for more than 30 rescued pupped Updated: Feb-07-16 6:58 pm
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - More than 30 puppies are being nursed back to health after being rescued from a breeder in central Nebraska last month.
- Woman bitten by St. Paul police dog sues city Updated: Feb-07-16 5:58 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A woman is suing the city of St. Paul after she was bitten by a police dog more than two years ago.
- Elizabethtown dog heads to Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Updated: Feb-07-16 10:11 am
ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky - Deb and Kenny Mattingly's French bulldog Watson may look like a typical family pet, but in the world of dog showmanship, he's a champion.
- Bulldog at home in Smyrna's Sunnyside Elementary School Updated: Feb-06-16 9:00 am
SMYRNA, Delaware - For students at Sunnyside Elementary School in Smyrna, the reward for good behavior is a puppy.
- New Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dog Updated: Feb-06-16 5:05 am
RIO COMMUNITIES, New Mexico - A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs.
- Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online video Updated: Feb-06-16 12:16 am
MESA, Arizona - Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.
- Dubuque library requests funds for dog to sniff out bedbugs Updated: Feb-05-16 5:20 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque officials have asked for increased funding to continue bringing a dog to sniff out bedbugs at a public library.
- Veterinarian agrees to forfeit license amid abuse claims Updated: Feb-05-16 4:54 pm
PINE VILLAGE, Indiana - A northwestern Indiana veterinarian who denies allegations that she kicked barking dogs and abused them in other ways has agreed to surrender her state licenses and close her practice.
- Wichita police find puppy mill, rescue nearly 20 dogs Updated: Feb-05-16 7:54 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita police have seized 20 pit bulls from what they called a puppy mill.
- Officials: Pets shouldn't be given unfiltered Flint water Updated: Feb-05-16 5:29 am
FLINT, Michigan - Officials are reminding people to make sure pets aren't drinking unfiltered Flint tap water after two area dogs tested positive for lead toxicity in recent months.
- New Terre Haute Humane Society shelter open Updated: Feb-05-16 5:01 am
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - While some work remains to be finished, the Terre Haute Humane Society opened its new facility along Fruitridge Avenue to the public Wednesday - a shelter that its proponents say features more efficiency and some modern twists.
- Officials: Rabid pit bull bites 3 people, several dogs Updated: Feb-05-16 4:36 am
ABERDEEN, New Jersey - Authorities say a rabid pit bull bit at least three people and several dogs in central New Jersey.
- Activists: Fire shelter chief for $1,000 purebred collie Updated: Feb-04-16 12:00 pm
PITTSBURGH - The executive director of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is on leave over accusations by online activists that she paid a breeder $1,000 for a purebred collie puppy rather than adopt a rescue dog from the shelter.
- 6-year-old boy in critical condition after dog attack Updated: Feb-04-16 6:59 am
MOBILE, Alabama - A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after authorities say he was attacked by a pit bull.
- Florida woman discovers anaconda while walking dogs Updated: Feb-04-16 4:30 am
MELBOURNE, Florida - A Florida woman discovered a 9-foot anaconda while walking her dogs in Melbourne.
- Police: Officer fatally shoots dog to avoid being mauled Updated: Feb-04-16 4:24 am
PHENIX CITY, Alabama - Authorities say a Phenix City police officer shot and killed a dog that lunged at him and tried to bite him while the officer was performing an investigation.
- Ex-officer rejects deal to let him keep K-9 but work unpaid Updated: Feb-03-16 3:15 pm
MARIETTA, Ohio - A recently retired police officer says he has rejected an offer from the southeastern Ohio city where he worked that would allow him to keep his K-9 partner Ajax if he agrees to work on a volunteer basis, according to news media reports.
- State prison's suspended dog-training program won't restart Updated: Feb-03-16 12:54 pm
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says it's permanently ending an inmate dog-training program at a prison near Hagerstown after an inmate and staff member were bitten.
- Veterans' families seek ban as dogs walk among gravestones Updated: Feb-03-16 12:49 pm
EXETER, Rhode Island - Families of those buried in Rhode Island's veterans' cemetery say that using the grounds as a dog park is disrespectful to the fallen, and they're battling pet owners over access to the property.