Tag Archive for dog

Taunted dog attacked and killed child

Another apparent case of a pet that snapped because of its living conditions and the troubled relationship with humans. Vicious Dog Attack Leaves 13-Year-Old Boy Dead – ABC News. A 13-year-old New Jersey boy was mauled to death in a horrific attack by a 115-pound bull mastiff that got loose and went after the teen…

Small pets can be a mouthful

Got a small pet? You need to keep an eye out for hungry wildlife that will consider it a meal. Python eats dog tied to kennel – Yahoo!7. A NSW woman has endured a nasty shock after finding her pet dog, that had been chained in its kennel, swallowed by a python. The Lismore woman…

On the usefulness of dogs

Even stray dogs know what they are supposed to do, keep their people save from those nasty big cats. Stray dog chases away leopard from housing complex | Deccan Chronicle. Ulhas Gawde, Secretary of the New Dindoshi Hill View co-op housing society, was quoted as saying in report: “On February 26, the CCTV captured the…

Dog blamed for house explosion

It’s no fun to come home to fire trucks around your house. Greyhound puppy blows up owners’ house in Goldthorpe, South Yorkshire, after chewing through can of Lynx deodorant | Metro News. Greyhound cross Zeus was left alone for just ten minutes before he sparked an explosion so powerful it shattered double-glazed windows, blew through…

A real-life Lassie rescue

Jefferson Fox noticed a dog along the side of the road still towing a leash. Concerned, he stopped. The dog really did need help, but not for himself. Dog helps save owner’s life. Fox tried to catch the dog, but she wouldn’t let him. He followed the collie along the road, and around the side…

Dog eats seven golf balls: Owner is teed off

I’ve heard of “Hoover dogs” that vacuum up everything, but this is ridiculous. Sometimes dogs are just stupid. Dog lucky to be alive after eating seven golf balls | East Grinstead Courier & Observer. Owner Tim Norris rushed his peckish pooch to the vets’ thinking his pet had swallowed a single ball at Royal Ashdown…

Psychic dog senses DANGER, says owner

An off-base story that shouldn’t be news. It just puts silly ideas into people’s heads. My psychic pooch knows when trouble’s coming, says Worcester owner (From Worcester News). A DOG owner claims her best friend has supernatural abilities and has warned her of impending disaster. Daisy, a four-year-old cockerpoo – a cocker spaniel crossed with…

Bee afraid? Bee diligent.

“Killer” bees responsible for dog death in Florida. Africanized bees kill dog, injure another in St.Pete. A swarm of Africanized killer bees attacked two pit bulls this morning, killing at least one of them, St. Petersburg police said. There was a colony in the attic of a neighboring house. This graphic showing the spread of…

Stove wasn’t dog-proofed

Accidents happen. DOG BLAMED FOR APARTMENT FIRE IN WASH. STATE. Fire officials say a dog reaching for treats turned on a stove and started a fire causing smoke damage to an apartment in the central Washington city of Wenatchee. Wenatchee Fire Marshal Mark Yaple tells KPQ radio that it appears the black Labrador was reaching…

Smarter than your average dog

Looks like this will have a happy ending. Houdini Dog Escapes Humane Society | WTXF FOX 29. The five-year-old Australian shepherd figured out how to open his kennel and then two doors at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. “He had to actually push down the handle, push the door open and walk…

Man’s best friend shoots at him

Oops. Trigger locks please! Dog triggers shotgun, shoots hunter in Cass County | Star Tribune. The man, who hasn’t been named, was hunting Sunday morning on Leech River near Federal Dam when a hunting dog jumped into the boat and engaged the trigger of a shotgun, causing it to discharge, according to the Cass County…

Mangey canid #55 Missouri

I made that number up but it’s about right. Maybe I should start numbering them. I’m wondering if the summer is what makes mange explode and ravage these animals. Also, chupacabra as a hairless sick canid is now a given. No more fun, red-eyed, spike-backed, bipedal, alien-like things. This pathetic creature is what chupacabra is…

Dead thing in Houston makes the news

Slow news day? Or, weird pictures get attention? Yes. Katy man stumbles upon strange animal in George Bush Park | khou.com Houston. A Katy man and his son saw something very strange in George Bush Park and now they are sharing a gruesome photo of it with others. Some folks on the KHOU 11 News…

Cat-dog, blood relatives?

This worked?! A Dog’s Donated Blood Saves Cat’s Life | Pets – Yahoo! Shine. When Rory the cat was rushed to the veterinarian in New Zealand after eating rat poison, the doctor turned to the archenemy to save him: a dog. Veterinarian Kate Heller didn’t have cat blood available, and didn’t have access to a…

Couldn’t you wait until it picked its head up? Trowbridge “beast” questionable (UPDATE: Hoax)

There is much to doubt about this picture. See update below. Beast of Trowbridge… or Alsatian? – Telegraph. Herbert and Doreen Smith were walking in Murhill Woods, near the village of Winsley, at around 10.30am on Saturday morning when they spotted the creature. Mr Smith, 71, said he struggled to believe the sight when he…

Beaver chomps dog

Beavers are hazardous. Beaver attack on dog prompts warnings for University Lake | Anchorage | ADN.com. After a beaver bit his dog Wednesday morning at Anchorage’s University Lake dog park, Ira Levinton ran to the lake’s edge, ready to jump in and save the 8-year-old shepherd-husky mix, he said. But Levinton tripped. He was in…