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Guelph

Lucas Croft hopes to popularize the growing sport of disc dog across the Upstate

It’s a crisp Sunday morning at Alder Park in Simpsonville, and Lucas Croft is throwing a flying disc to his dog, Sailor, a Belgian Malinois. With …

How cyclists and guide dogs are reacting to the rise of self-driving cars

Guide Dogs has also raised concerns about electric and autonomous cars.<p>Self-driving cars (AVs) that malfunction and cause damage should result in …

Why has my young sprocker lost form?

Q: My three year old sprocker spaniel had a good summer, even though she failed to conceive after two matings. Since the season started she has been …

Meet 'therapy' pup Elsie - new girl at Middlesbrough school

There could be a reason attendance is at an ‘all-time high’ at one Middlesbrough primary school.<p>Meet Elsie - the five-month-old golden retriever who …

School that trained, housed Hollywood's canine stars closes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles kennel that housed and trained some of Hollywood's canine stars has closed its doors after nine decades.<p>Rick Karl, who's owned the Hollywood Dog Training School for the past 40 years, retired this week.<p>The school was opened in 1927 by Carl Spitz, a German immigrant …

Pets

How Much Are Dogs Influenced by Local Culture?

A good friend insists: "You don't study dogs, Julie. You study human culture. Dog behavior is a product of the people who love them." And since I'm …

Dogs

Former Police Dog Rescued From a Kill Shelter When an Illness Made Her Unable to Perform Her Job

An absolutely beautiful German Shepherd named Queenie, who once served her country as a K9 dog, was surrendered to be euthanized when she developed …

German Shepherd

Dogs don't belong in the army, so stop celebrating Mali's 'Victoria Cross'

Mali , a dog with the Special Forces who sniffed out Taliban booby traps in Kabul, was recently awarded the Dickin Medal – the animal equivalent of …

Meet the Real Shelter Dogs of Florida … and They’re All Adoptable!

Your weekly installment of friendly peer pressure to adopt a dog.<p>Ah, <i>The Real Housewives of Miami</i>, we hardly knew ye. Gone too soon, a mere three …

Your Dream Volunteer Job Awaits: The Guide Dog Foundation Needs Puppy Raisers Now

No need to pinch yourself — this is reality. There are puppies out there that need you.<p>The Guide Dog Foundation is looking for puppy raisers to help …

Owning a dog makes you live longer, says science

Scary Mommy:Dogs. We already know that they are very good boys and girls. Who’s a good dog? They are. But a new study out of Sweden shows that not …

Research
Miley Cyrus

Dog drags 1-year-old to safety right before it starts ‘raining fire from ceiling’ inside home

LORAIN, Ohio- A dog is being called a hero after the pup helped save a family in Lorain.<p>Firefighters say the dog alerted the family to a fire that …

Guide dogs: Coping with retirement and death

<b>For many visually impaired people, guide dogs are a vital lifeline, bringing mobility and independence. But when a dog retires or dies the impact can be huge - as "heartbroken" politician David Blunkett revealed, following the death of his guide dog Cosby.</b><p>"It's a wrench to say goodbye," says John …

Pets

Dogs in the Field

Some of our favorite good dogs in the great outdoors<p><i>>See more of our favorites from the 2017 Good Dog Photo Contest</i>

11 Tear-Jerking Stories of Rescue Dogs That Found the Homes They Deserve

Caregiver Canines of New Jersey</a>. As part of the program, he visited with senior citizens Fran and Doug in their homes weekly for one year after …

Supergirl Stars Tease Kara and Mon-El's Uneasy Reunion, the Legion's Arrival

Mon-El finally re-enters <i>Supergirl</i>‘s orbit on Monday (The CW, 8/7c), but before you get <i>too</i> excited, you might want to heed this warning from star …

‘Parks & Rec’ Mike Schur Says “Everybody Knew About Kevin Spacey”; ‘Leftovers’ Damon Lindelof Regrets Theroux Jokes

Back when Mike Schur was writing for <i>Saturday Night Live–</i>a gig that ran from 1997-2004<i>–</i>he says he became aware of some issues with Kevin Spacey’s …

Supergirl Shows Off Her Super Singing Chops in Minecraft Ad

Melissa Benoist can sing. Her breakout TV role was on <i>Glee</i>, after all. But it’s still a delight to hear her bring her <i>Supergirl</i> charisma to bear with a …

Would You Fly 1700 Miles in a Regional Jet?

The airline has made a point of adding connecting spokes for their hubs, especially to underserved cities where there may be only a single carrier in …

Air Canada

Business Class Sale: Round-Trip NYC to Paris, $1,000

Courtesy of La Compagnie<p>It’s no Air France, but boutique airline La Compagnie wants to deliver you to the City of Light on the cheap.<p>A typical …

Volaris Begins LAX-Puerto Vallarta Flights

Travelers to Mexico’s Pacific Coast have more fight options this week, with the introduction of new, non-stop service between Los Angeles and Puerto …

U.S. Approves Delta Joint Venture With Korean Air

Delta Air Lines says U.S. regulators have given the green light to a joint venture with Korean Air, and the carriers are waiting for approval from …

A380: best-loved aircraft in the skies, or dead plane walking?

As a location to await a miracle, Lourdes looks promising. Since 14-year-old Bernadette Soubirous saw an apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1858, …

Delta Is Removing Something Incredibly Basic From Some Transatlantic Flights | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>If there's one rule of flying these days it's this: "Never assume."<p>Airlines are experimenting with giving and with taking away.<p>Mostly, it seems, with taking away.<p>How much can they get away with? …

Air Travel

Pet Parade: PittieLove Rescue

BOSTON (CBS) — Three dogs up for adoption from PittieLove Rescue were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.<p>Oscar is a 2-year-old American Pit …

Supersonic flights could return soon

Since the Concorde flew for the final time in 2003, there have been hints that supersonic air travel could return to the commercial airline industry.<p>Now, it appears that may be happening soon, according to The Market Mogul, which reported that the aircraft production company Boom Supersonic has …

Aviation

New study shows owning a dog lowers risk of cardiovascular disease

Everyone knows that a dog is a man’s best friend, but a recently released Swedish study is giving that hackneyed saying a whole new meaning for men — and women — everywhere.<p>The study, published in Scientific Reports on Friday, found that dog ownership may really help you live longer.<p>The study …

Pets