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7-year-old in critical condition after dog attack

7-year-old in critical condition after dog attack
The family had taken in the dog just days before, and said there weren't any signs of aggression. Savannah Dog Attack “Usually with an aggressive dog, there's some sort of indication before an event happens that would cause you to be cautious around a …
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How science and reward-based training have pulled dog training out of the dark

How science and reward-based training have pulled dog training out of the dark
Thanks to science, dog training is finally on a course to leave the dark ages of pain, fear, and force that have been commonly used to train the family dog. Science demonstrates that it is never necessary to use a choke, a prong, or a shock collar to …
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Meet the dog whisperer whose UNLEASHED harem of German Shepherds follow him

Meet the dog whisperer whose UNLEASHED harem of German Shepherds follow him
Meet leader of the pack Augusto de Oliveira who can walk huge groups of unleashed German Shepherd dogs obediently at his heels. The dog trainer, 23, turns heads wherever he goes and is often photographed by bemused onlookers at the head of huge …
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Family says stolen dog was being trained to help boy with autism

Family says stolen dog was being trained to help boy with autism
If she had slipped out, her collar would have been left behind. The family also says neighbors spotted a woman walking near the 8600 block of Prince George Drive with the dog. Saoirse is more than a pet, she provides a great service to two-year-old …
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New Canaan Police Seek Permission To Acquire Labrador Retriever As Second K-9 Dog

New Canaan Police Seek Permission To Acquire Labrador Retriever As Second K-9 Dog
The police department's K-9 program is paid for entirely out of a private fund that's supported by donations. Right now, it stands at some $ 110,000, River said. The new dog—training for the animal as well as for the officer that would manage it—would …
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Domino is a young adult dog who thinks he's still a puppy

Domino is a young adult dog who thinks he's still a puppy
Another volunteer said that Domino is a "joy to be with, always listens and enjoys the training he's receiving at the Maryland SPCA.” … If you're looking for a young adult dog who thinks he's still a puppy, meet Domino, a pit bull-mix at the Maryland …
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Dog trainer Geoff Bowers: Why we shouldn't ban specific dog breeds

Dog trainer Geoff Bowers: Why we shouldn't ban specific dog breeds
They further concluded that multifactorial public and private strategies are the best ways to address these issues. Other countries and cities have managed to reduce dog bites significantly by creating community-wide support for the most basic …
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VIDEO: Invest in dog training before you buy your new four-legged friend

VIDEO: Invest in dog training before you buy your new four-legged friend
As a child growing up, there was pretty much always a dog in our house. I loved them all but, the great thing about being a kid with a dog, is you don't have to clean up after it, worry about feeding it or training it. You get to play with it, cuddle …
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What's a bite from a police dog worth? $40000

What's a bite from a police dog worth? 000
The testimony he said did not thoroughly examine police dog training procedures but it struck him "that this policy has the potential to result in a wholly innocent subject, such as a lost child for whom a search is being conducted, being bitten and …
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