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Oliver makes his mark on Ecumen

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

When Oliver, a golden retriever, was eight weeks old, he was adopted – by a family of more than 40.
Technically, Oliver belongs to Julie Luchsinger, housing manager at Ecumen Scenic Shores Assisted Living in Two Harbors. But ever since Oliver was …continue reading on

Internet-famous dog Schoep dies at age 20

July 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BAYFIELD, Wis. — Schoep, the Bayfield dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair in the waters of Lake Superior, died Wednesday at age 20. Continue Reading

Dickinson police dog Buster ready to retire

June 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

After a few weeks of semi-retirement, police dog Buster, a chocolate lab, will officially retire to the life of a pet. Buster, who is 8 years old, loves coming to work but has hip problems, said K-9 Officer Corey Lee, his handler. Halfway through a 12-hour shift, Buster will get stiff and his regular enthusiasm for his job drops off. Continue Reading

Dog’s ‘game’ deadly serious: Cadaver canine one of region’s top-ranked

May 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Any time you pull up next to a vehicle in the Fargo-Moorhead area with a golden retriever sitting next to the driver, it may be the one with the human body parts stashed in the car. Don’t worry they’re not on their way from committing a crime. They may, however, be on their way toward solving one. Continue Reading

4-H Dog project showcased

May 9, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Nobles County 4-H-ers enrolled in the dog project will conduct demonstrations in dog obedience and agility from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Tractor Supply Co. (TSC) on Ryan’s Road in Worthington. Continue Reading

Dunn Co. Sheriff Dept. dog missing since Saturday

April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Monday that a drug-sniffing dog has been missing since Saturday. Continue Reading

No signs of abuse in body of duct-taped dog along Cheyenne River

March 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Authorities say there are no signs of abuse in a dead dog that was found wrapped in duct tape and abandoned in western South Dakota.
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Dead dog found covered in duct tape in western SD

March 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Authorities in western South Dakota are investigating a case in which a dead dog was found covered in duct tape and abandoned.
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Lost 3-year-old Custer boy was protected by pet dog

February 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

CUSTER (AP) A 3-year-old boy who wandered away from his western South Dakota home and became lost in the woods was protected by his dog, authorities say. Continue Reading

Dog saves owner, scare off burglars

February 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

At 65 pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master’s bed every night
“He smells really well but doesn’t see very well because he has so much hair that goes right over his eyes,” laughed Agnes Larson, the woman who has been the soft-coated wheaten terrier’s whole world since he was an 11-week-old puppy. Continue Reading