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Queen’s Corgis Greet Coffin’s Arrival At Windsor Castle

People Magazine reports: Queen Elizabeth’s beloved corgis were on hand to say their goodbyes. The late monarch’s two dogs stood with aides to welcome her coffin to Windsor Castle ahead of the committal service for the Queen on Monday. Earlier that day, they were also seen going for a walk inside Windsor Castle. An avid dog lover, the Queen was …

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Queen’s Corgis To Go To Duke And Duchess Of York

CNN reports: Queen Elizabeth II’s corgis will live with the Duke and Duchess of York, Andrew and Sarah, a source close to the Duke of York told CNN on Sunday. The pair, who divorced in 1996, both reside at the Royal Lodge on the Windsor estate. The source told CNN that the Duchess bonded with the monarch over a shared …

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Florida USPS Carrier Mauled To Death By Dogs [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A U.S. Postal Service carrier who was attacked by five dogs in Putnam County, Florida, has died, a sheriff’s official said. Pamela Jane Rock, 61, died at a hospital Monday night, the day after the vicious attack, which a neighbor tried to stop by firing into the air, sheriff’s Col. Joseph Wells said Tuesday at a news …

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First Human-To-Pet Monkeypox Case Seen In France

The Washington Post reports: The potential case of human-to-dog transmission was discovered in a 4-year-old Italian greyhound 12 days after its owners had an onset of monkeypox symptoms, according to the Lancet report. The dog had lesions on its skin and mucous membranes, pustules on its abdomen and a thin anal ulceration. Medical staffers matched one of the dog owners’ …

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Manhattan Launches “Pooper Scooper” Law Crackdown

NY1 reports: City officials in Manhattan are warning dog owners they’ll have to pay up if they don’t pick up as residents complain of dog poop piling up on city sidewalks. City Councilman Erik Bottcher, who represents parts of Manhattan including Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen, said on Friday that the Sanitation Department’s Canine Task Force will be assigning more agents …

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Dog Dumped As “Gay” Gets Adopted By Actual Gays

TMZ reports: The so-called “gay” dog that was given up by its owners over perceived homosexual behavior now has a new home — and that pad is very LGBTQ-friendly – as is his new name! North Carolina’s Steve Nichols tells TMZ he and his longtime partner, John, adopted Fezco Tuesday after hearing the story about him getting abandoned by his …

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Dog Dumped At North Carolina Shelter For Being “Gay”

Charlotte’s CW affiliate reports: A local shelter dog is looking for a soft landing after being dumped by his owners for being “gay.” A Stanly County Animal Shelter Facebook post says the dog’s owners surrendered him to the shelter after he humped another male dog. Fezco, the shelter says, is about four to five years old and weighs about 50 …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Injured Saving Dogs From Bear

Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports: A man who was trying to protect his dogs was injured by a bear in Daytona Beach Wednesday. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission say the man sustained non-life-threatening injuries, while the dogs were unharmed. Law enforcement and bear biologists attempted to capture the bear but have been unable to. Wildlife officials say the …

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MIA Is First US Airport To Deploy COVID-Sniffing Dogs

The Washington Post reports: Cobra, a female Belgian Malinois, and One Betta, a Dutch shepherd, are 7-year-old dogs trained to detect the presence of the coronavirus. The keen-nosed canines are part of a pilot program at Miami International, one of the nation’s busiest airports — and the first to employ dogs in the battle against the coronavirus. Cobra and One …

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Biden Family Mourns Death Of Champ Biden, Age 13

CBS News reports: The White House on Saturday announced the death of Champ, one of President Joe Biden’s dogs. Mr. Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement that the 13-year-old German Shepherd “passed away peacefully at home.” “He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family. Even …

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More Training For Major After Second Biting Incident

The Washington Post reports: Major, the Biden family’s younger German shepherd, is receiving additional training following a second biting incident on the White House grounds. Michael LaRosa, press secretary to first lady Jill Biden, confirmed that Major is receiving the training “to help him adjust to life in the White House.” “The off-site, private training will take place in the …

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Biden’s Dog Bites Federal Worker In Second Incident

CNN reports: The Bidens’ dog Major has been involved in another biting incident that required medical attention, two people with knowledge of the incident tell CNN. The incident, which involved a National Park Service employee, took place on the White House South Lawn on Monday afternoon. The employee was working at the time and needed to stop in order to …

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Major Biden Back At WH After Behavior Training

The New York Daily News report: Presidential pet German Shepherd, Major Biden, has returned to the White House after undergoing behavioral therapy with a trainer following an “aggressive behavior incident” involving an aide. Both Major and his more laid back fellow pooch Champ are “back at the White House,” Michael LaRosa, a spokesman for First Lady Jill Biden, said Wednesday. …

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Biden’s Dogs Sent Home After “Biting Incident” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The two German Shepherds belonging to President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden were returned to the Biden family home in Delaware last week after aggressive behavior at the White House involving Major Biden, two sources with knowledge tell CNN. Major, who was adopted by Biden in November 2018 from a Delaware animal shelter, had what one …

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Lady Gaga’s Stolen Dogs Recovered Unharmed

The Associated Press reports: Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dog walker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station around 6 p.m, said Capt. Jonathan Tippet, commanding officer of the department’s elite Robbery-Homicide Division. Lady Gaga’s representative and …

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Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Shot, Dogs Stolen [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: Lady Gaga’s dogs were targeted by thieves Wednesday night … thieves who shot her dog walker and stole 2 of her French Bulldogs … law enforcement sources tell TMZ, and we’re told Gaga is offering $500,000 for the return of her dogs, “no questions asked.” The dog walker had three of Gaga’s Bulldogs out in Hollywood just before …

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NBA Team To Use COVID-Sniffing Dogs To Screen Fans

CBS News reports: The Miami Heat are bringing back some fans, with help from some dogs. The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at American Airlines Arena to screen fans who want to attend their games. They’ve been working on the plan for months, and the highly trained dogs have been in place for some games this season where the team …

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DE Animal Shelter To “Indogurate” Biden’s Shepherd

NPR reports: President-elect Joe Biden is set to restore a bipartisan norm upon moving into the White House: presidential dogs. The Bidens have two German shepherds, Champ and Major. Major, in particular, has a “wags to riches” tail. He’ll soon be the first dog to go from a shelter to the White House. That shelter, the Delaware Humane Association, plans …

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FDA Issues Recall Notice On “Potentially Fatal” Pet Food

Via press release from the FDA: On December 30, 2020, Midwestern Pet Food, Inc. announced a recall of certain lots of Sportmix pet food products after FDA was alerted about reports of at least 28 dogs that have died and eight that have fallen ill after consuming the recalled Sportmix pet food. Multiple product samples were tested by the Missouri …

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DOT: No More Emotional Support Animals On Planes

NBC News reports: The era of emotional support pigs and peacocks on airplanes is about to end after the Transportation Department ruled Wednesday that dogs are the only animals defined as service animals. The regulation tightens the reins after a yearslong battle between airlines and passengers who have requested permission to carry a menagerie of animals onboard in the name …

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