Dogs

In this undated photo released by Dog Meat Free Indonesia, dogs for sale are seen in cages put on cart at a market in Langowan, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. (Dog Meat Free Indonesia via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 3:17 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. The appeal comes after Indonesian campaigners against animal cruelty and Humane Society International in...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2012 file photo, Baby Hope Diamond, a Coton de Tulear, appears as a dog bride at a fundraiser in New York that was deemed the world's priciest pet wedding. Animal advocate Wendy Diamond announced Wednesday May 9, 2018, that Baby Hope Diamond has died at the age of 13 after a nine-month battle with congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)
May 09, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little dog known for her role in a fundraiser deemed the world's priciest pet wedding has died. Animal advocate Wendy Diamond announced Wednesday that Baby Hope Diamond died this week after a nine-month battle with congestive heart failure. She was 13. The coton du tulear (koh-...
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May 09, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little dog known for her role in a fundraiser deemed the world's priciest pet wedding has died. Animal advocate Wendy Diamond announced Wednesday that Baby Hope Diamond died this week after a nine-month battle with congestive heart failure. She was 13. The coton du tulear (koh-...
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May 06, 2018 - 8:42 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Four dogs trained in sniffing out arson are joining the ranks of public safety agencies in New York state. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Friday that the canine officers and their human handlers recently completed an eight-week course on detecting accelerants...
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This 2005 photo provided by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials shows puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use by a U.S. veterinarian working for a Colombian drug trafficking ring. Veterinarian Andres Lopez Elorza used the puppies to smuggle packets of liquid heroin on commercial flights to New York City, where the heroin packets were eventually cut out of the puppies, who died in the process, according to officials. Lopez, who is Venezuelan, was arrested in 2015 in Spain in connection with the case and was extradited to the U.S. on Monday, April 30, 2018. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, May 1 in New York. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A veterinarian pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to U.S. charges that he turned puppies into drug couriers for a Colombian trafficking ring by stitching packets of liquid heroin into their bodies. Andres Lopez Elorza appeared in federal court in Brooklyn after being extradited from...
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This 2005 photo provided by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials shows puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use by a U.S. veterinarian working for a Colombian drug trafficking ring. Veterinarian Andres Lopez Elorza used the puppies to smuggle packets of liquid heroin on commercial flights to New York City, where the heroin packets were eventually cut out of the puppies, who died in the process, according to officials. Lopez, who is Venezuelan, was arrested in 2015 in Spain in connection with the case and was extradited to the U.S. on Monday, April 30, 2018. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, May 1 in New York. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A veterinarian pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to U.S. charges that he implanted liquid heroin in puppies to turn them into drug mules for a Colombian trafficking ring. Andres Lopez Elorza appeared in federal court in Brooklyn after being extradited from Spain, where he was arrested...
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Bow-z, owned but John Hill, of Pella, Iowa, sits on the throne after being crowned the winner of the 39th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 22, 2018 - 4:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 2-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. The 39th annual tongue-in-cheek pageant for English bulldogs, Drake's mascot, is the unofficial start to this week's Drake Relays track meet...
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April 11, 2018 - 9:58 pm
BELLPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 7-year-old girl has been seriously wounded in a pit bull attack. It happened just after 5 p.m. Wednesday inside the girl's home in Bellport. Newsday reports the girl was mauled in the arm and airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital. Her...
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March 30, 2018 - 12:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal agents have seized 63 dogs after discovering blood-stained carpet at the site of a suspected dogfighting pit in rural Georgia. Prosecutors say state troopers pulled over four vehicles March 17 and found a pit bull covered in blood. Authorities say the driver admitted to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo, from left, a bulldog, a golden retriever, a French bulldog, a German shepherd and a Labrador retriever are shown off during a news conference at the American Kennel Club in New York. These puppies represent the five most popular breeds in AKC rankings released in 2018, with the Labrador retriever at No. 1 for the 27th consecutive year. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
March 28, 2018 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new heights. Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year, while German shepherds and golden retrievers have hung onto the second and third spots in new...
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