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School closed due to damage from deer, dogs

LOTHIAN, Md., March 13 (UPI) -- A Maryland school was closed for a day after three deer were chased into the building and attacked by a pair of dogs before school hours.
Maryland school closed after dogs attack deer inside building

Maryland school closed after dogs attack deer inside building

March 11 (UPI) -- Southern Middle School in Lothian, Md. closed on Tuesday after security footage showed 2 dogs attacking 3 deer inside the building.
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Philadelphia police dog gets more than 1,200 Twitter followers

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia police officer said he doesn't mind that his partner has hundreds more Twitter followers than he does, despite being a dog.

Bond rescinded for Pennsylvania man suspected of killing police dog

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania judge Tuesday rescinded bond for a man who allegedly attacked police officers and killed a police dog, calling the suspect a flight risk.
AKC: Labrador top dog in U.S. for 23rd year

AKC: Labrador top dog in U.S. for 23rd year

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The American Kennel Club in New York announced the Labrador retriever kept its spot as the United States' top dog for the 23rd year in a row.

Man charged for keeping dogs in car during subzero temperatures

CHICAGO, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Chicago man was arrested for allegedly leaving his two dogs in his vehicle for four days without food and water in subzero temperatures.
British woman finds $30K engagement ring diamond after 3 days of searching dog poop

British woman finds $30K engagement ring diamond after 3 days of searching dog poop

Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Angie Collins sifted through dog poop for three days to recover the $30K diamond her German Shepherd swallowed before spitting out her engagement ring.
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Russian man charged with eating neighbor's dog

MOSCOW, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A Russian man with a taste for canine cuisine has been caught eating his neighbor's dog, police say.

German shepherd bites neck of 3-year-old, boy dies in hospital

MACKAY, Australia, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- A 3-year-old Australian boy who was badly mauled by a dog has died, hospital officials said Tuesday.

Woman says dog rescue seized her dog for no reason

CLOVERDALE, British Columbia, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman says she was shocked when a local dog rescue group seized her dog over an alleged breach of contract.

NYC fights to keep dogs on leashes in park

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- New York officials are fighting to reinstate a $100 violation fee that was issued to a man after he walked his dog without a leash in Battery Park.

Woman bit by police K9 in Atlanta airport

ATLANTA, May 11 (UPI) -- A Georgia woman said she was bitten by a police dog inside the Atlanta airport while waiting for her sister in the baggage claim area.
FBI dog killed by gunman to be honored

FBI dog killed by gunman to be honored

QUANTICO, Va., March 15 (UPI) -- The FBI says one of its dogs killed by a murder suspect in Herkimer, N.Y., will be honored with its name on a memorial wall at the agency's headquarters.

Doomed Danish dog kidnapped by fake cop

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A dog scheduled to be put to sleep for biting another dog has been kidnapped from a Danish kennel by a man pretending to be a police officer, officials say.

Runaway dog captured at airport

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- A dog exported from Egypt to the United States has been captured after escaping upon its arrival at Washington's Dulles International Airport.

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Police dog on the loose in Virginia

LEESBURG, Va., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Police in Loudoun County, Va., are on the lookout for a police dog named Bronco who escaped while being groomed.

Dog bites mail carrier, who sues its owner

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A former East Hartford, Conn., mail carrier has sued the owner of a German Shepherd that broke through a door and bit her after she delivered the mail.

Dogs headed home after 850-day quarantine

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A pair of dogs that have been in quarantine for more than 850 days, after one of them bit a woman, will return to their Florida family, a lawyer said.

ER-visiting dog back at home

FARMINGHAM, N.M., March 17 (UPI) -- A German Shepherd mix that wandered injured into a New Mexico emergency room is back home after its owner saw his dog's picture in the paper.

Facebook posters seek 'Justice for Buddy'

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Facebook posters are demanding penalties for a Colorado man who allegedly stole a dog, forced it to run 3 miles up steep hills and then dragged it to death.

Lost dog reappears after nine years

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The owners of a German Shepherd named Astro that disappeared in Florida nine years ago say they were shocked to hear the dog turned up in Tennessee.

Bodies of brothers found in Oregon river

INDEPENDENCE, Ore., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The bodies of two brothers who disappeared while fishing in the Willamette River in Oregon have been found, authorities said Wednesday.

Dog owner's death blamed on heart attack

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A 68-year-old man died of a heart attack in Cicero, Ill., after refusing to leave his dog inside a burning home, authorities say.

Terror defendants claim mistreatment

MELBOURNE, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Defendants in an Australian terrorism trial say they were humiliated and assaulted in prison.
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