- Police: Man drowned after trying to save dog in creek Updated: May-30-16 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Authorities say a man drowned in a northeast Philadelphia creek after jumping in to try to save his dog.
- Dog found with arrow through body; animal is recovering Updated: May-30-16 8:59 am
GREGORY, South Dakota - A 6-month-old puppy is recovering after being found shot with an arrow in southern South Dakota.
- Trial scheduled for Minot man accused of cruelly killing dog Updated: May-30-16 7:54 am
MINOT, North Dakota - A late-summer trial has been scheduled for a Minot man accused of cruelly killing a dog.
- Selma animal shelter sees increase in adoptions Updated: May-30-16 6:11 am
SELMA, Alabama - Humane Society of Central Alabama president Kaye Knight and vice president Lynn Sanders have worked hard over the past couple of years to make the Selma Animal Shelter a healthy environment for dogs and supportive of adoptions.
- Obama's pets Bo and Sunny living the good life Updated: May-30-16 3:17 am
WASHINGTON - It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny.
- Couple sue Detroit police in shooting of 3 dogs in home Updated: May-29-16 2:14 pm
DETROIT - A couple alleges in a lawsuit that Detroit police officers unnecessarily fatally shot their three dogs while executing a search warrant earlier this year.
- Oregon collie saved by sharp-eyed vet intern Updated: May-29-16 1:45 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A paralyzed collie just moments from being euthanized and his Oregon owners have more days to share thanks to a sharp-eyed vet intern who spotted the culprit - a tick.
- $1,000 reward offered after 2 dogs found in burned container Updated: May-29-16 12:30 pm
CHESTER, Pennsylvania - An animal welfare group is offering a $1,000 reward for information after the charred remains of two dogs were found in a plastic container set afire in an alley near Philadelphia.
- Purdue center, Amish dog breeders work to create standards Updated: May-29-16 11:30 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University center and commercial dog breeders from southern Indiana's Amish community are working to create standards meant to improve dogs' well-being.
- Police dog chasing suspect hit by car, critically injured Updated: May-28-16 6:39 pm
WOODLAND, California - Authorities say a police service dog is in critical condition after being hit by a car while chasing a suspect in Northern California.
- Florida K-9 that attacked neighbor girl now in Netherlands Updated: May-28-16 3:09 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A central Florida police K-9 that attacked a 7-year-old neighbor girl last summer is now working in the Netherlands.
- Owner and deaf dog to change focus Updated: May-28-16 10:57 am
LOVELAND, Colorado - Eric Melvin of Greeley didn't expect that taking his deaf dog, Angelyne, to the Paws on the Promenade in 2007 would launch a career, a passion and worldwide recognition.
- Phoenix police seek clues in suspicious dog deaths Updated: May-28-16 2:49 am
PHOENIX - Police are investigating a series of mysterious pet deaths in an area of west Phoenix.
- Officials: Sick, malnourished cats, dogs found in cages Updated: May-27-16 8:54 pm
WEST NEW YORK, New Jersey - Authorities say 81 cats and 10 dogs - many sick and malnourished - have been found in floor-to-ceiling cages in an apartment in West New York.
- Loose dog kills 280 chickens at Michigan Thumb farm Updated: May-27-16 3:39 pm
PORT AUSTIN, Michigan - A dog wandering from home in Michigan's Thumb region has killed 280 chickens, more than half of them young chicks.
- Former policer officer who shot dog gets 1 year probation Updated: May-27-16 9:13 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - A former southwest Louisiana police officer convicted of shooting and killing a dog has been sentenced to one-year supervised probation, five days of community service and a fine of $250 plus court costs.
- Stolen dog returned to Kauai shelter, 5 still missing Updated: May-27-16 8:50 am
LIHUE, Hawaii - A Kauai animal shelter is welcoming back one of six dogs that was stolen from the facility after the animal was found wandering along a highway.
- Vancouver man accused of killing dog dragged behind truck Updated: May-27-16 4:52 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - A Vancouver man suspected of dragging his dog behind his pickup truck and killing the animal is facing an animal cruelty charge.
- Seattle police kill dog that attacked 2 women, another dog Updated: May-27-16 12:02 am
SEATTLE - Police say an officer shot and killed a dog that attacked two women and a dog in Seattle.
- Correction: Puppy Thief story Updated: May-26-16 11:07 am
FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts - In a story May 24, The Associated Press erroneously described the role of a man who pleaded guilty in a case involving three stolen puppies. Paul Griffin pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, not theft.
- Attorney speaks on dog breeder's animal cruelty arrest Updated: May-26-16 9:03 am
HONOLULU - A dog breeder arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after more than 30 dogs were seized from his Kahaluu home and one was found dead no longer wants to be in the breeding business, according to his attorney.
- Family dog euthanized after attacking baby in Florida Updated: May-25-16 9:56 am
PANAMA CITY, Florida - Authorities say a 9-month-old girl is recovering in a hospital after being attacked by the family's dog.
- Depp's dog fight with Australian deputy leader continues Updated: May-25-16 12:08 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred with a tomato."
- Dog bites off part of 8-year-old Waterloo girl's ear Updated: May-24-16 12:18 pm
WATERLOO, Iowa - An 8-year-old Waterloo girl is recovering after a dog bit off part of her ear.
- Los Angeles police hunt for suspect in beating death of dog Updated: May-24-16 10:10 am
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who beat a small dog and left it dead on a Westlake sidewalk.