“The man was about 175 cm tall, had a dark hoodie and dark jeans. Linn never saw him from the front, and therefore can not say anything about the man’s appearance, but he was really bitten in the leg and is probably badly injured.”
Swedish woman attacked bloody by unknown man yesterday while out walking – She was only saved by her dog that bit the attacker. pic.twitter.com/aBuWCqjNEo
— PeterSweden (@PeterSweden7) September 22, 2017
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Seven police officers stormed a 73-year-old woman’s house and seized her ‘dangerous’ ten-year-old Yorkshire terrier Alfie after he chased after a delivery man.
Claudia Settimo-Bovio, from Kingston in south west London, claimed officers in five cars came to take her dog away on Friday.
She said: ‘I was treated like a criminal and I’m not.
‘My dog is not vicious. He’s not a Rottweiler, he’s a little Yorkshire terrier. I live on my own and he’s very protective of me.
‘He just likes to chase. Show me a dog who doesn’t like to chase.’
It was reported the dog was ‘possibly a Border Collie or similar size’ but when police arrived they discovered Alfie was in fact a Yorkshire Terrier.
H/t reader kevin a.
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About time that dog owners train their dogs to defend them in case of an attack.
Maybe a bit extreme, but that would certainly teach these bloody (dog hating) bastards:
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If you’ve got a furry friend at home, you know how tempting it can be to share your favorite foods with them. It’s a real test of willpower sometimes — especially when your dog is giving you the “puppy eyes.” Who wouldn’t want to share something delicious with their best friend, right?
Well, while there certainly some “people foods” you can share with your beloved pup, there are also quite a few foods dogs should never eat due to the potential health consequences. Many foods that are totally safe for humans to consume can actually be quite toxic to dogs. Here are 12 foods that humans should never share with their four-legged companions:
Dogs can sniff out cancer from a piece of cloth which had touched the breast of a woman with a tumour, researchers said Friday, announcing the results of an unusual, but promising, diagnostic trial.
With just six months of training, a pair of German Shepherds became 100-percent accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, the team said.
Mitch Seavey glided into Nome with ease Tuesday, pulled by 11 of the 16 dogs he started the race with. This is the third Iditarod championship for the 57-year-old from Seward.
His official time was 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds. He received a check for $75,000 and a new Dodge Ram pickup truck.
Read More: http://www.ktva.com/mitch-seavey-nome…
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Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food has recently issues a recall on some of their products after traces of a potentially lethal drug were found in their food.
Pentobarbital is a sedative normally used to euthanize horses, cats, and dogs.
Evanger’s Hunk of Beef Dog Food is currently the only product suspected of contamination. The manufacturer is subsequently voluntarily recalling all Hunk of Beef items bearing lot numbers that start with 1816E03HB, 1816E04HB, 1816E06HB, 1816E07HB, and 1816E13HB, and have an expiration date of June 2020. The FDA reports that the second half of the bar-code should read, “20109,” and it can be located on the back of the product label.
H/t reader squodgy:
Take away the right of free speech & protest at unacceptable Government & you get Tyranny.
Whilst I don’t personally consider a Pit Bull a beautiful example of Canis, and have to admit it is probably quite a weapon if used properly, the worrying aspect of this latest interfering bureaucratic nonsense, this time in Canada, is that they’ll be banning German Shepherds, Rotts & Dobermans if this is deemed successful, and once again the people will be defenceless as Society crumbles and we turn on ourselves as the scum plan. All in increments.”
Montreal, CA – The city council of Montreal recently voted to ban ownership of pit bulls, causing outrage from dog lovers everywhere.
The measure was voted by a 37-23 majority, in response to controversy caused by a random dog attack, which was an isolated incident.
Mayor Denis Coderre issued a statement after the vote saying, “My duty as mayor of Montreal is making sure I am working for all Montrealers. And I am there to make sure they feel safe and that they are safe.”
MIT researcher interviewed in Vaxxed:
“At the current rate in 2032 1 out of every 2 children will be autistic.”
Dog owners and veterinary associations in the United Kingdom have been warning of a rash of dangerous and even lethal side effects from a popular vaccine designed to protect dogs from a rare and mild illness.
The disease in question, leptospirosis, can be serious in both dogs and humans, but most cases are mild. It is spread via the urine of infected wild and domestic animals, typically mice and rats, and is most common in poor and rural regions of tropical countries or Eastern Europe. It is not common in the United Kingdom. For this reason, the vaccine is considered optional, rather than required or even recommended.
Seizures, immune failure and death
The leptospirosis vaccine, Nobivac L4, is produced by Merck subsidiary MSD Animal Health, which says that despite its optional status, it is one of the most widely used dog vaccines. More than a million doses of L4 are used in the United Kingdom each year. According to the company, the shot should only be given to dogs older than nine weeks, with a followup dose a month later and a yearly booster.
An estimated 50 percent of families in the U.S. own a dog, and about one-third own a cat. If you fall into either of these categories, you are probably familiar with the annual notices you get from your vet, persistently reminding you to vaccinate your pet. But what they aren’t telling you, is that most vaccines provide your pet with lifetime immunity, eliminating the need to vaccinate year after year.
In fact, vaccinating your pet annually poses more risks than it does benefits, because like humans, vaccines cause chronic illness in pets, too. Itchy, allergic dogs are the number one reason pets visit the vet, says Will Falconer, DVM, a homeopathic veterinarian providing care in Central Texas.