Feds sue operator of dog breeding facility, sixteen beagles

Feds sue operator of dog breeding facility, sixteen beagles

RICHMOND, Va. — Federal officials have accused a company that runs a Virginia facility breeding dogs for research of violating animal welfare law and recently seized at least 145 beagles found to be in “acute distress,” according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The Envigo RMS facility in Cumberland County has been under increasing scrutiny for … Read more

NZ Post courier seen lashing out at dog while delivering package

NZ Post courier seen lashing out at dog while delivering package

NZ Post driver hits out at neighbour’s dog with broom. Video / Supplied A NZ Post courier driver has been caught on camera hitting out at a barking dog with a broom, and the dog’s owner was “distraught” when he discovered the damning footage. Manurewa man Glenn Sattler told the Herald the incident occurred on … Read more

Big Dog Ranch Rescue heads to Europe to save displaced Ukraine pets

Big Dog Ranch Rescue heads to Europe to save displaced Ukraine pets

The South Florida-based Big Dog Ranch Rescue packed up and went to Eastern Europe to help displaced dogs from war-torn Ukraine find safe, loving homes as their owners were forced to flee or killed by the ongoing Russian invasion. “We just felt for these dogs, we felt for what was going… when you’re being bombed … Read more

Dog on lead dispute leads to Townsville luxury apartment owner selling up, relocating

A man holding a small dog looking at the camera and smiling in front of trees and a unit building.

Greg Peel owned an apartment in a building on Townsville’s waterfront for more than a decade, but he decided it was time to live somewhere else when his request to restrain his dog on a lead was denied. Mr Peel said he was aware of a body corporate by-law that required any approved pet to … Read more

Rescue dog gets new mission with elite bomb squad

Rescue dog gets new mission with elite bomb squad

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s military has found a new mission in life for a talented dog who was rescued from abusive owners, recruiting 2-year-old Logan to serve in counterterrorism operations for an elite bomb squad. The Belgian shepherd is undergoing intensive training as an explosives detection dog for the explosive ordnance disposal and warship regiment … Read more