Katherine McComb

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BOY RAISES MONEY FOR ABUSED DOG WITH LEMONADE STAND - “…tears overcame he and his mother when meeting the dog for the first time.”

<b>BOY RAISES MONEY FOR ABUSED DOG WITH LEMONADE STAND - “…</b><i>tears overcame he and his mother when meeting the dog for the first time.”</i><p>A 12-year-old boy named Caide was so moved by the story of a neglected dog named Hercules that he started a lemonade stand to raise money for Hercules’ medical treatment. Hercules, an American Bulldog, was found severely emaciated and neglected in a basement in New Jersey. Caide ended up raising over $3700 for surgery and other treatment for Hercules with the help of …

CHIHUAHUA HELPS PIT BULL COPE WITH EXTREME FEAR OF ABANDONMENT - “Day in and day out, the two while away their time together as they wait…

<b>CHIHUAHUA HELPS PIT BULL COPE WITH EXTREME FEAR OF ABANDONMENT - “Day in and day out, the two while away their time together as they wait for a forever home.”</b><p>Arnold is a Pit Bull whose human family moved away and left him behind. He wandered the streets alone trying to look for them. He was rescued by a group called The Bill Foundation, but Arnold was so scared that he was barely able to function. One day, Dearheart the Chihuahua happened to arrive at the same shelter. Arnold and Dearheart …

GERMAN SHEPHERD TAKES OVER FOR INJURED OFFICER AND CATCHES SUSPECT

<b>GERMAN SHEPHERD TAKES OVER FOR INJURED OFFICER AND CATCHES SUSPECT</b><p>Bello, a police dog for the Des Moines Police Department, caught a fleeing suspect after Bello’s human partner sprained his ankle. After the officer hurt himself and fell to the ground, he pushed a button on his belt that opened the squad car door. Bello jumped out and caught the suspect. Read more from the Des Moines Register:<p>As he ran after the suspect Miller twisted his ankle and felt a sharp pain. Unable to pursue at top …

SHELTER DOGS GO ON A FIELD TRIP

<b>SHELTER DOGS GO ON A FIELD TRIP</b><p>A group of shelter dogs from the Cumberland County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals were taken on a field trip to a state park in New Jersey. The purpose was to give the dogs a break from being at the kennels and for a change of scenery. Read more from The Daily Journal:<p>Until now, shelter walks have been limited to the shelter’s grounds. But last week, we began our first CCSPCA adoptable dog pack walk.<p>On Tuesday and Saturday, a group of …

DOGS HELP FARMERS WITH DISABILITIES

<b>DOGS HELP FARMERS WITH DISABILITIES</b><p>Service dogs are being trained to help with farm work thanks to the University of Missouri’s PHARM Dog program (Pets Helping Agriculture in Rural Missouri). Farmers who are sick or have become disabled are provided with dogs who will help by carrying tools, pulling gates open, and various other tasks. Here’s the story from the Rural Missouri:<p>“PHARM stands for ‘Pets Helping Agriculture in Rural Missouri,’” says Jackie Allenbrand, a specialist with the Missouri …

GIANT SCHNAUZER COMFORTS SICK CHILDREN

<b>GIANT SCHNAUZER COMFORTS SICK CHILDREN</b><p>Ralf, a Giant Schnauzer, has his own ID badge when he visits sick children at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Ralf visits the hospital once a week and helps the children get through sometimes painful treatment. Here’s the story from the dailymail.co.uk:<p>The selfless pooch walks the wards and looks in on his young patients every Monday. He even sits with some during gruelling chemotherapy therapy sessions.<p>Ralf got two-year-old Claire …

SERVICE DOG CARRIES GIRL’S OXYGEN TANK

<b>SERVICE DOG CARRIES GIRL’S OXYGEN TANK</b><p>A dog named Mr. Gibbs was trained to carry 2-year-old Alida Knobloch’s oxygen tank for her. Alida suffers from a condition that requires her to recieve extra oxygen on a constant basis. Obviously it would be difficult for a little girl to lug around an oxygen tank, so Mr. Gibbs came to the rescue. Here’s the story from the waltontribune.com:<p>Knobloch has a rare disease called neuroendocrine hyperplasia of infancy, a disorder which occurs in children. People …

SHELTER DOG SAVES TEEN FROM SEX OFFENDER

<b>SHELTER DOG SAVES TEEN FROM SEX OFFENDER</b><p>Mabeline, a Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, saved a teenage girl who was attacked by a registered sex offender. The girl is a volunteer at the Friends of Strays dog shelter in Florida and was walking Mabeline who is a shelter dog at the facility. Suddenly, the girl was attacked by a man and pinned down. Here’s the story from the Daily Mail:<p>Police said Michael Bacon, a registered sex offender, overpowered the girl and she was unable to escape his grip.<p>But the …

VETERAN CREATES ANIMATED SHORT ABOUT “A DOG AND HIS BOY”

<b>VETERAN CREATES ANIMATED SHORT ABOUT “A DOG AND HIS BOY”</b><p>Marine veteran and artist Maximilian Uriarte recently released a working version of his short animated film called “A Dog and His Boy.” It tells the tale of a dog named Charlie who waits for his owner who has been deployed overseas. Uriarte also is the creator of the comic strip, Terminal Lance. The film is still being worked on, but you get the gist of the story anyway. Some of you may need to get the tissues ready.

PIT BULL MIX BOARDS RUSH HOUR BUS IN NEW YORK - “The dog jumped on the bus at Deppe Place at about 7 a

<b>PIT BULL MIX BOARDS RUSH HOUR BUS IN NEW YORK - “The dog jumped on the bus at Deppe Place at about 7 a.m., trotted to the back of the bus, past a crowd of riders, took a seat and didn’t pay the fare.”</b><p>A female Pit Bull mix got onto a bus in Staten Island, New York, and took a seat. The dog was friendly and officials are trying to find her owners or otherwise determine if she is a stray. The bus driver reported the incident and for some reason 9 police cars and several transit vehicles rushed to …

JAIL INMATES HELP PIT BULL MIX RECOVER FROM ABUSE - “When officers responded, they found Phoenix, who had been sprayed with oven cleaner…

<b>JAIL INMATES HELP PIT BULL MIX RECOVER FROM ABUSE - “When officers responded, they found Phoenix, who had been sprayed with oven cleaner over her head and chest, burning her skin and damaging her eyes.”</b><p>A Pit Bull mix named Phoenix was severely injured when she was burned with oven cleaner by her former owners. A rescue group called the Society of Humane Friends of Georgia arranged for Phoenix’s care through a program called “Jail Dogs.” The program is run in conjunction with the Gwinnett County …

PIT BULL SAVES FAMILY BY JUMPING IN FRONT OF SHOTGUN - “In the middle of the night, 4 intruders entered my family home while my parents a…

<b>PIT BULL SAVES FAMILY BY JUMPING IN FRONT OF SHOTGUN - “In the middle of the night, 4 intruders entered my family home while my parents and the children were sleeping. They tried to shoot at my Dad - but I jumped in the way and the shotgun blast hit me instead.”</b><p>A Pit Bull named Lefty was injured from a shotgun blast and is recovering from the amputation of her front leg. Intruders entered her owner’s home and one of them raised his shotgun toward the owner. Lefty jumped in front of her owner …

Monica Lewinsky 'Seduces' Bill Clinton In 'Sex Tape,' National Enquirer Claims

It's been more than a decade since the reported affair between White House intern Monica Lewinsky and then-President Bill Clinton shocked Americans. But this week, Lewinsky is back in the headlines after the National Enquirer claimed it had obtained a "sex tape" recorded for Clinton by Lewinsky …

Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman Reveal Big Talk Show Secret (VIDEO)

Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman are old pros when it comes to talk shows, each with decades under their belt. When Winfrey dropped by "Late Show," they talked about a talk show secret, and it's all about careful wording.<p>Know how talk show hosts seem to be big fans of all of their guests' …

Simon Cowell, Lauren Silverman Break Silence on Pregnancy, Her Divorce

<b>Simon Cowell</b> has never been known to bite his tongue. But the acerbic Brit chose his words very carefully at an <i>X Factor</i> TCA panel in Los Angeles on …

Simon Cowell Baby: Pregnant Lauren Silverman’s Mom Defends Her: “She Doesn’t Deserve All Of This Bad Publicity”

<b>Lauren Silverman</b>'s mom has a message for the haters who've slammed her daughter since <b>Us Weekly</b> first broke news that the 36-year-old is expecting a …

Ariel Castro: Ohio kidnap victim says he will 'face hell for eternity'

Former bus driver sentenced to life imprisonment plus 1,000 years after holding three women captive for eleven years<p>One of three women who were kidnapped, imprisoned and repeatedly raped in an Ohio home for more than 10 years, told the perpetrator he would "face hell for eternity" as he was jailed …