Dogs

January 13, 2019 - 1:52 pm
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — Two small dogs have some new best friends after they were rescued from a burning apartment building. Officials in Yonkers, New York, say the animals were trapped in the structure on Hawthorne Avenue when the fire broke out on the first floor around 3 p.m. Saturday. All the...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, photo shows "Millie on the South Lawn" by Christine Merrill, alongside a letter from former first lady Barbara Bush on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog in New York. The museum opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 11, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis. The collection boasts portraits of royal and presidential pets,...
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January 11, 2019 - 8:14 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Niagara County Sheriff's Office announced that many are offering reward money for information that leads to the arrest of a person who is torturing dogs. Two dogs were found tortured and dead on Wilson Road in the Town of Lockport. Cuse Pit Crew inc. of Syracuse is...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, photo shows "Millie on the South Lawn" by Christine Merrill, alongside a letter from former first lady Barbara Bush on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog in New York. The museum opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 11, 2019 - 1:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis. The collection boasts portraits of royal and presidential pets,...
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January 07, 2019 - 2:10 pm
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York say a highway crew has found the bodies of two small dogs that were apparently beaten and burned before being left in trash bags along a roadway. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office was sent to the scene after being called by Lockport's animal...
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In this Oct. 9, 2017, photo provided by the American Kennel Club (AKC), a male Azawakh is shown in a field in Latvia. On Jan. 2, 2018, the American Kennel Club announced that the Azawakh has gained full AKC recognition. (Alona Rjabceva/The American Kennel Club via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A fleet-footed hound that hails from West Africa is the latest dog in the American Kennel Club's pack of recognized breeds. The club announced Wednesday that the Azawakh (AHZ'-ah-wahk) became the 193rd breed in its roster. That means Azawakhs can now compete in many dog shows,...
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January 02, 2019 - 5:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A fleet-footed hound that hails from West Africa is the latest dog in the American Kennel Club's pack of recognized breeds. The club announced Wednesday that the Azawakh (AHZ'-ah-wahk) became the 193rd breed in the roster. That means Azawakhs can now compete in many dog shows,...
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December 28, 2018 - 8:10 am
WALL, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been reunited with his dog, more than a year after the pooch was stolen from his car. The dog-napping happened in Virginia when the owner was on vacation. A few days ago the Yorkie was taken in as a stray by Richmond Animal Care and Control. NJ.com reports the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. As the Jewish community grieved, Myers took a leading role during public memorials and presided over seven funerals in the space of less than a week. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 24, 2018 - 11:32 am
Deadliest shooting at an American high school: Parkland, Florida. Deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century: Paradise, California. Deadliest attack on Jews in American history: Pittsburgh. The cities of Parkland, Paradise and Pittsburgh became synonymous with tragedy in 2018, a year when the nation...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 file photo, window shoppers look at a pair of Labrador puppies for sale at the Westside Pavilion Shopping Center in Los Angeles. The British government has decided to ban third-party sales of puppies and kittens to improve animal welfare. Animal Welfare Minister David Rutley said Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018 the ban “is part of our commitment to make sure the nation’s much-loved pets get the right start in life. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file)
December 24, 2018 - 9:13 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain has banned third-party sales of puppies and kittens to protect the animals from exploitation. The government says the new law will help crack down on "puppy farms" and make it harder for unscrupulous dealers who have little regard for animal welfare. Animal Welfare Minister...
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