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Infected Prairie Dogs Shut Down Wildlife Refuge

August 20, 2019 |

Sections of a wildlife refuge near Denver remain closed due to plague-infected prairie dogs at risk of spreading the disease to people. The 15,000-acre Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo., closed in July as fleas spread sylvatic plague among black-tailed prairie dogs, per USA Today…

Toxic algae kills 3 dogs hours after they played in North Carolina pond, owner says

August 12, 2019 |

Toxic algae killed three dogs in a matter of hours after they played in a North Carolina pond, their owner wrote on Facebook.
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Jenelle Evans’ New Dogs Won’t Be Taken Away Yet

July 15, 2019 |

Jenelle Evans and David Eason don’t have to worry about authorities coming to snatch their new pooches from their property — at least not yet — even though some folks are worried the pups are in bad hands.  The Columbus County Sheriff tells…


Jenelle Evans and David Eason Welcome Two New Dogs to The Family

July 15, 2019 |

Jenelle Evans and David Eason appear to have snapped up a couple of new pooches … just days after she told us on camera there were no dogs in their possession. David posted a video Sunday introducing Buddy and Junior — two Anatolian Shepherds…

Missing Texas Man Was Eaten by His Own Dogs

July 11, 2019 |

A Texas man who had been missing for months was eaten, bones and all, by his pack of dogs, sheriff’s deputies said. Medical examiners say DNA testing has determined that pieces of bone recovered from the dogs’ feces were those of 57-year-old Freddie Mack, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s…

Photo of Dogs Goes Viral, and Sparks a Conversation

June 18, 2019 |

It’s no wonder the photo went viral: The sled dogs appear to be walking on water. The story behind the June 13 image is making the rounds as well. It was taken by Danish scientist Steffen Olsen in northwest Greenland, where the dogs were traversing an ice sheet roughly 4…

Dogs Developed a Muscle to Manipulate Humans

June 18, 2019 |

Sure, it may seem as if your dog is just giving you a cute and dopey look, but a new study suggests much more is going on. Your cute and dopey dog is skillfully arching its levator anguli oculi medialis muscle—a muscle that seems to have evolved for precisely…

He Took Care of a Man’s Dogs. Then, Tragedy

May 11, 2019 |

Ryan Hazel had been taking care of these dogs for roughly a year—but on Thursday they turned on him. The Massachusetts 14-year-old lost his life when four dogs he was tending apparently attacked him in an open yard, CBS Boston reports. “This was clearly a terrible tragedy for the…

There’s a Bridge Where Dogs Keep Leaping to Their Deaths

March 27, 2019 |

As far as nicknames go, it’s an unfortunate one: Dumbarton, Scotland’s Overtoun Bridge is known as the “dog suicide bridge,” and it’s a nickname earned under grim circumstances. The New York Times visits the bridge, which since 1895 has stood 50 feet above a gorge and which has seen hundreds…

3 Barking Dogs at NJ Mansion Cause a Ruckus

March 21, 2019 |

What constitutes excessive barking? A wealthy New Jersey suburb may soon be able to tell you. Saddle River, one of many municipalities to ban excessive noise by dogs, will soon vote on whether to define what that means: A proposed ordinance would forbid continuous barking or yelping over 20 minutes…