- Iditarod bans musher in domestic violence case from '17 race Updated: Apr-29-16 7:12 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A musher who has been charged in a domestic violence case has been banned from next year's Iditarod, race officials announced Friday in Alaska.
- All but 1 of animals rescued from SUV in Spearfish adopted Updated: Apr-29-16 3:44 pm
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - A year after police found 36 dogs and six cats in the back of an SUV in Spearfish, all but one animal has been adopted.
- Unexpected friendship forms in Kansas City hospice Updated: Apr-29-16 2:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Jen Moss took to Jody Wooton from the first moments they met.
- Dog missing 10 years found in Alabama, returning to owner Updated: Apr-29-16 10:14 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead.
- Officials vote Boyle County-wide 'dog' ordinance into law Updated: Apr-29-16 9:58 am
DANVILLE, Kentucky - A Boyle County-wide "dog" ordinance has been voted into law following months of discussion and several revisions.
- Police: Woman facing charges for abandoning animals Updated: Apr-29-16 6:43 am
SOUTH HUNTINGTON, New York - Authorities say a Long Island woman is facing animal cruelty charges after she abandoned animals in her home, including a dog that was found dead.
- Authorities: Deputies shoot, kill dog that attacked K-9 Updated: Apr-29-16 4:17 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Authorities say sheriff's deputies shot and killed a dog that attacked a police K-9 during a community event in Columbus.
- Animals rescued in Spearfish doing well a year later Updated: Apr-28-16 11:47 am
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - The story could have ended very differently if someone hadn't called for a welfare check in the Wal-Mart parking lot on April 25, 2015.
- Pet store owner, brother face 134 animal cruelty charges Updated: Apr-28-16 3:58 am
PARAMUS, New Jersey - The owner of a northern New Jersey pet store and his brother are facing 134 counts of animal cruelty after more than 60 puppies were found inside a van behind the shop earlier this month.
- Dog that killed 3-day-old baby in San Diego is euthanized Updated: Apr-27-16 9:23 pm
SAN DIEGO - A family dog that killed a 3-day-old San Diego boy has been put down at the owners' request.
- Dog rescued after he was shot, tied up and mouth taped shut Updated: Apr-27-16 7:09 pm
URBANA, Illinois - A Labrador mix dog that had been shot and tied to an Illinois bridge with his mouth taped closed so he wouldn't bark was starting to show signs of recovery from a long list of injuries, a veterinarian said Wednesday.
- German shepherd helps rescue children from burning home Updated: Apr-27-16 6:14 am
LONGWOOD, Florida - Authorities in central Florida say a German shepherd helped firefighters locate the two young children of his owners in heavy smoke as a blaze destroyed their home.
- Suspect in dog's death pleads not guilty to animal cruelty Updated: Apr-27-16 2:51 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - A man charged in connection with the sexual assault and hanging of a dog in Thurston County has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty.
- New K9 policy sparks protest from some Martinsburg residents Updated: Apr-26-16 3:44 pm
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Some Martinsburg residents are protesting a new police that'll assign a police dog to another handler.
- Oxford animal control officer accused of stealing puppies Updated: Apr-26-16 6:50 am
SOUTHBURY, Connecticut - Oxford's animal control officer has turned herself in to Connecticut State Police on a warrant accusing her of stealing two pure-bred dogs from a resident in the town.
- Autopsy: Newborn killed by dog died of bites to head Updated: Apr-25-16 9:59 pm
SAN DIEGO - A 3-day-old California boy mauled to death by the family dog died from bites to his head, according to autopsy results released Monday.
- Rescue pup Vincent crowned 'Beautiful Bulldog' in Iowa Updated: Apr-24-16 7:35 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The owners of Vincent, a rescued 60-pound English bulldog, aren't quite sure how old he is.
- Charge: Woman faked dog hearing test certificate for sale Updated: Apr-24-16 7:20 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - A Picayune woman who pleaded guilty to animal abuse is now accused of faking a certificate for a dog's hearing test to sell a puppy from a breed with hearing problems.
- Animal abuse charges after dog found dead in stolen car Updated: Apr-24-16 1:26 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Multnomah County grand jury has indicted a 34-year-old man on animal abuse and theft charges after a dog was found dead in a stolen car earlier this month.
- Ohio funeral home offers canine comfort to grieving families Updated: Apr-24-16 9:18 am
MAUMEE, Ohio - Funeral homes go out of their way to help grieving families.
- Hundreds walk pooches to protest dog-walking limits Updated: Apr-23-16 8:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Hundreds of dog owners walked their poodles, corgis, dachshunds and many mutts to protest the proposed limits on dog-walking in San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
- New Jersey man charged with fatally hitting puppy with ax Updated: Apr-23-16 6:39 pm
SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey - Authorities say they have arrested a New Jersey man with killing a 6-month-old puppy after striking it with the back side of an ax.
- Dog trained by prisoners a big help to student with disorder Updated: Apr-23-16 11:46 am
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri - A dog left abandoned, then trained by prisoners, is now helping a Southeast Missouri State University student deal with an often-debilitating disorder.
- Arkansas dog owner pleads guilty in man's fatal mauling Updated: Apr-23-16 11:39 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A 63-year-old mechanic has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge filed last year after pit bulls he owned mauled a Pine Bluff man to death.
- Battle Creek zoo breaks ground on lion, wild dog exhibits Updated: Apr-22-16 2:10 pm
BATTLE CREEK, Michigan - Battle Creek's Binder Park Zoo has broken ground on two new exhibits connected by the lives of two young people.