Dog http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31097/all en Move over Yorkie, New York pet fashion going to the (big) dogs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/move-over-yorkie-new-york-pet-fashion-going-the-big-dogs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Barbara Goldberg</p> <p>NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Ignored for years by the pet fashion industry and left to dwell in the shadows of tiny dogs in tutus and tiaras, large dogs are finally loping onto the high couture catwalk.</p> <p>What are they wearing? The chunky prints and large patterned fabrics that would overwhelm smaller dogs, as well as camouflage fleece hoodies, jean jackets and, yes, even ostrich feathers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/move-over-yorkie-new-york-pet-fashion-going-the-big-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Dog Scavengers Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 17:00:41 +0000 5749083 at http://www.globalpost.com Pets of Argentine flood victims in need of homes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130415/pets-argentine-flood-victims-need-homes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Buenos Aires, Apr 15 (EFE).- The pets of the thousands of victims of the flooding earlier this month in the Argentine city of La Plata gaze out from photographs on social-networking sites, looking sad and lost as they wait to be reunited with their owners or adopted by a new owner.</p> <p>Some of the animals, the majority of them cats and dogs, wander the city's streets, while others have been taken in by families who hope they will be reclaimed by their owners or placed in new homes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130415/pets-argentine-flood-victims-need-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog La Plata Pet Agencia EFE Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:46:51 +0000 5816128 at http://www.globalpost.com Dogs imitate, remember what humans teach them, study finds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130717/dogs-imitate-remember-what-humans-teach-them-study-finds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Washington, Jul 17 (EFE).- Dogs have the ability to learn, commit to memory and recall at a later time actions that humans teach them, a study in the Animal Cognition journal says.</p> <p>The study, conducted by Claudia Fugazza and Adam Miklosi of Hungary's Eötvös Lorand University, found that deferred imitation provides the first evidence of dogs' cognitive ability to codify and recall actions.</p> <p>Domestic dogs are especially receptive to human gestures and communication.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130717/dogs-imitate-remember-what-humans-teach-them-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Scavengers Agencia EFE Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:45:24 +0000 5886449 at http://www.globalpost.com Family dog kills two-year-old boy in Australia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/family-dog-kills-two-year-old-boy-australia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A two-year-old boy has been mauled to death at his grandmother's house in a savage attack by a mastiff cross dog, Australian police said on Monday.</p> <p>The tragedy unfolded on Sunday afternoon at Deniliquin in southwestern New South Wales state, with reports that the boy went outside to get an ice-cream from a back fridge and the dog, a family pet, followed.</p> <p>It was not clear what sparked the attack. The toddler's mother and grandmother both desperately tried to pull the dog off the child but to no avail, with the boy suffering severe head injuries.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/family-dog-kills-two-year-old-boy-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog AFP Mon, 05 Aug 2013 03:03:49 +0000 5902582 at http://www.globalpost.com Moose Jaw splits with its humane society, future of unwanted dogs uncertain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131218/moose-jaw-splits-its-humane-society-future-unwanted-dogs-unc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOOSE JAW, Sask. - The City of Moose Jaw has severed ties with its local humane society after the two sides failed to negotiate a deal.</p> <p>The Moose Jaw Humane Society hasn't had a contract for a year and says the money it's been getting from the city isn't nearly enough.</p> <p>Earlier in the fall, the shelter said if it didn't get a contract by the end of December it would stop taking phone calls to deal with problem animals on behalf of the city.</p> <p>City manager Matt Noble says arrangements are being made this week for the city to start providing that service themselves.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131218/moose-jaw-splits-its-humane-society-future-unwanted-dogs-unc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Humane society Social Issues Zoology The Canadian Press Wed, 18 Dec 2013 06:54:02 +0000 6023203 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Horrific' dog attack on Japanese girl in New Zealand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140303/horrific-dog-attack-japanese-girl-new-zealand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A seven-year-old Japanese girl was critically injured in New Zealand when a pack of four large dogs mauled her in a "horrific" attack on a rural property, officials said Tuesday.</p> <p>The girl was playing in a yard at Murupara in the North Island on Monday afternoon when four "mastiff-type" dogs belonging to the property's owner attacked her, police said.</p> <p>She was airlifted to hospital suffering "extensive injuries to the majority of her face" and puncture wounds to her arms, legs and hips, the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140303/horrific-dog-attack-japanese-girl-new-zealand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Murupara AFP Tue, 04 Mar 2014 02:04:16 +0000 6086056 at http://www.globalpost.com Popular Facebook page taps into trend of adopting senior pets to help find old dogs new homes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140402/popular-facebook-page-taps-trend-adopting-senior-pets-help-f <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Erin O'Sullivan wants to change lives by finding new homes for old dogs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140402/popular-facebook-page-taps-trend-adopting-senior-pets-help-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Dog Erin O'Sullivan Religion Social Issues Technology Zoology The Canadian Press Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:38:02 +0000 6111692 at http://www.globalpost.com Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/teenager-uses-facebook-save-romanias-stray-dogs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Radu Marinas and Bogdan Cristel</p> <p>BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme.</p> <p>A similar campaign is being waged by Ana-Maria Ciulcu, a 13-year-old schoolgirl with braces on her teeth who uses Facebook to appeal to dog lovers all over Europe - and to make sure the dogs go to the right homes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/teenager-uses-facebook-save-romanias-stray-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana-Maria Ciulcu Biology Dog Politics Technology Zoology Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:19 +0000 6122913 at http://www.globalpost.com Texas vet suspected of keeping sick dogs alive for blood http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140501/texas-vet-suspected-keeping-sick-dogs-alive-blood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jana J. Pruet</p> <p>(Reuters) - A Texas veterinarian has been charged with cruelty to animals after several dogs that had been brought to his clinic to be euthanized were kept alive in squalid conditions for use in blood transfusions, Fort Worth police said on Thursday.</p> <p>Millard Tierce, who operates Camp Bowie Animal Clinic in Fort Worth, turned himself into authorities on Wednesday and was released on a $10,000 bond, the police said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140501/texas-vet-suspected-keeping-sick-dogs-alive-blood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Thomson Reuters Thu, 01 May 2014 23:34:35 +0000 6136343 at http://www.globalpost.com Video captures family cat saving California boy from dog attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140515/video-captures-family-cat-saving-california-boy-dog-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Video contains graphic images of bite to boy's leg)</p> <p>By Jennifer Chaussee</p> <p>(Reuters) - A California child pulled from his bike by an attacking dog was saved by his family's cat on Tuesday, which quickly rushed in and attacked the dog, a video posted on YouTube showed on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140515/video-captures-family-cat-saving-california-boy-dog-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 15 May 2014 08:46:36 +0000 6147347 at http://www.globalpost.com Video captures family cat saving California boy from dog attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140515/video-captures-family-cat-saving-california-boy-dog-attack-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jennifer Chaussee</p> <p>(Reuters) - A California child pulled from his bike by an attacking dog was saved by his family's cat on Tuesday, which quickly rushed in and attacked the dog, a video posted on YouTube showed on Wednesday.</p> <p>The video, which quickly spread on the Internet, shows a young boy playing on a driveway in Bakersfield, when a dog lunges at his leg, grabs hold of it with his jaws and drags the boy off of the bike. (YouTube video: <a href="http://r.reuters.com/hyt39v" title="http://r.reuters.com/hyt39v">http://r.reuters.com/hyt39v</a>)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140515/video-captures-family-cat-saving-california-boy-dog-attack-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 15 May 2014 08:52:20 +0000 6147404 at http://www.globalpost.com Dogs eclipse humans at Cannes in Hungarian canine thriller http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/dogs-eclipse-humans-at-cannes-hungarian-canine-thriller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A girl rides her bicycle in the deserted streets of Budapest. Suddenly, a pack of wild dogs bursts from round a corner, hurtling towards her as she anxiously pedals on.</p> <p>The dramatic opener of "White God", the latest film by Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo competing in the Cannes Film Festival, sets the scene for a strange, dystopian canine ride that has critics intrigued.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140519/dogs-eclipse-humans-at-cannes-hungarian-canine-thriller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Feral dogs Free-ranging urban dog AFP Mon, 19 May 2014 11:26:45 +0000 6150651 at http://www.globalpost.com Pet detective says dog walker made up story about stolen dogs that were dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140521/pet-detective-says-dog-walker-made-story-about-stolen-dogs-w <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VANCOUVER - Somehow, the story of a dog walker who said six dogs were stolen from her truck just didn't add up for Alesha McLelland and her husband Al McLelland.</p> <p>Police said the woman told them she'd left the animals for a few minutes to use the washroom at a park in Langley, B.C., and when she returned the dogs were gone.</p> <p>The dog walker told police she spent hours looking for the animals last Tuesday and dreaded the thought of telling their owners they were missing, RCMP said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140521/pet-detective-says-dog-walker-made-story-about-stolen-dogs-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alesha Dixon Dog Scavengers The Canadian Press Wed, 21 May 2014 10:29:36 +0000 6152664 at http://www.globalpost.com Four-legged stars of canine thriller win Cannes 'Palm Dog' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140523/four-legged-stars-canine-thriller-win-cannes-palm-dog <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Luke and Body, two mongrels who shared the role of an adorable pet that turns into a killing machine in the film "White God", scooped the Palm Dog for canine talent Friday at the Cannes Film Festival.</p> <p>The young brothers appeared as Hagen in the latest movie by Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo, a strange, dystopian canine thriller that intrigued critics.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140523/four-legged-stars-canine-thriller-win-cannes-palm-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannes Film Festival Dog Palm Dog Palm Dog Award AFP Fri, 23 May 2014 18:22:55 +0000 6155592 at http://www.globalpost.com Aeon to begin nursing care service for dogs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140609/aeon-begin-nursing-care-service-dogs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The Aeon retail group will open a nursing care facility for dogs this month at a shopping mall in a Tokyo suburb that will work in tandem with an animal hospital attended by a doctor around the clock as well as a gym and a swimming pool for pets in the mall, a company source said Tuesday.</p> <p> Aeonpet Co., a unit of Aeon Co., will provide care for up to around 20 canines initially at a 100 to 130-square meter facility at the mall in Mihama Ward, Chiba City.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2014 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140609/aeon-begin-nursing-care-service-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dog Health Labor Pet Social Issues Kyodo News International Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:24:16 +0000 6171159 at http://www.globalpost.com