Dogs

A member of the Korea Association for Animal Protection wearing a mask of South Korean President Moon Jae-in stages a rally opposing South Korea’s culture of eating dog meat in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. Animal rights groups on Tuesday welcomed Moon’s offer to look into banning consumption of dog meat. The sign reads “Review the ban on dog eating.”(Kim Sun-ung/Newsis via AP)

S. Korean leader’s review of ban on eating dog meat welcomed

Dog meat is neither legal nor explicitly banned in South Korea

  • Sep 28, 2021

 

FILE - Massachusetts State Police Trooper Brian Cooper displays a dosage of Naloxone during a training session with his K-9 Drako in Revere, Mass in this 2017 file photo. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?

Handful of police officials experimenting with the four-legged machines

  • Jul 30, 2021

 

Pictures of some of the 14 Labrador Retriever puppies born in one litter in Duncan last week. (Submitted photo)

More Red Deerians choose Labrador retrievers

8,399 dogs registered with the City of Red Deer

 

A gofundme account has been set up for Lilac the husky, of Blackfalds. (Photo from gofundme)

Dog ends up in coma after a walk in Blackfalds

Dog finds a baggie that likely contained drugs

A gofundme account has been set up for Lilac the husky, of Blackfalds. (Photo from gofundme)
Rusty the retriever-cross was found in Clearwater County by an angler on May 4 and was taken to Alberta Animal & Municipal Enforcement Services in Red Deer. (Photo contributed)

Dog likely dumped by owner in central Alberta rescued

Dog found in remote area of Clearwater County finds new home

Rusty the retriever-cross was found in Clearwater County by an angler on May 4 and was taken to Alberta Animal & Municipal Enforcement Services in Red Deer. (Photo contributed)
Jen Berrigan, owner and groomer at Muddy Paws Pet Grooming, gives a Yorkie-cross named Rusty a hair cut on Thursday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Jen Berrigan, owner and groomer at Muddy Paws Pet Grooming, gives a Yorkie-cross named Rusty a hair cut on Thursday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Bryson, six, and Mara, eight, play with puppies from Dogs With Wings Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Dogs With Wings introduces Red Deer program

A program that trains puppies to be certified service, autism, facility and…

Bryson, six, and Mara, eight, play with puppies from Dogs With Wings Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Saving Grace Animal Society say Spike the blind dog and Max the cat will be ready to be adopted in a few weeks. (Photo from Facebook)
Saving Grace Animal Society say Spike the blind dog and Max the cat will be ready to be adopted in a few weeks. (Photo from Facebook)
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Ponoka RCMP receives new police puppy trainee

Detachment says goodbye to ‘Maja’ and welcomes ‘Neutron’

(Photo submitted)
The skeleton of a dog buried in a crouched or sitting position is shown in this undated handout photo. This dog's grave, believed to be 7,000 years old, was one of several dug up by archeologists in Siberia and became part of a genetic study on the history of humans and dogs. Co-author Robert Losey from the University of Alberta in Edmonton says the study provides new insight into how far back the relationship between dogs and humans goes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - University of Alberta, Dr. Robert Losey

‘They came with dogs:’ Genomes show canines, humans share long history

‘They came with dogs:’ Genomes show canines, humans share long history

The skeleton of a dog buried in a crouched or sitting position is shown in this undated handout photo. This dog's grave, believed to be 7,000 years old, was one of several dug up by archeologists in Siberia and became part of a genetic study on the history of humans and dogs. Co-author Robert Losey from the University of Alberta in Edmonton says the study provides new insight into how far back the relationship between dogs and humans goes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - University of Alberta, Dr. Robert Losey
Kim Taylor recommends that people not allow their dogs to roam free during camping trips or other outings. (Photo from Facebook)

More camping means more lost dogs, says dog tracker

Lure them back with the scent of food

Kim Taylor recommends that people not allow their dogs to roam free during camping trips or other outings. (Photo from Facebook)
Sharon Roberts, of Red Deer, says Daisy, a Bichon-Shih Tzu, went missing May 30. (Photo contributed)

Search continues for missing dog

Reward offered for Daisy the Bichon-Shih Tzu

Sharon Roberts, of Red Deer, says Daisy, a Bichon-Shih Tzu, went missing May 30. (Photo contributed)
Sharon Roberts has put up flyers to help find her missing Bichon-Shih Tzu after it went missing from her yard on May 30. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deerian hopes for safe return of her dog

Animal considered part of the family

Sharon Roberts has put up flyers to help find her missing Bichon-Shih Tzu after it went missing from her yard on May 30. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Contributed photo                                The Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind had one of their iconic Donation Dogs vandalized last week. The dog was stolen and smashed open and all the donations were taken. The group is currently looking into a replacement.

Donation Dog pilfered from Red Deer food store

On most days, customers at the IGA Eastview food store are greeted…

Contributed photo                                The Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind had one of their iconic Donation Dogs vandalized last week. The dog was stolen and smashed open and all the donations were taken. The group is currently looking into a replacement.
Ponoka RCMP has a new pup to train

Ponoka RCMP has a new pup to train

“Maja” is an eight-week old purebred German shepherd

Ponoka RCMP has a new pup to train
Brodie, a Red Deer pup, is popular on Instagram. Photo via Instagram/bestboybrodie

Red Deer pup with crooked nose finds fame on Instagram

Brodie, a Red Deer puppy, is like many other dogs, with a…

Brodie, a Red Deer pup, is popular on Instagram. Photo via Instagram/bestboybrodie
Coyotes are more aggressive towards dogs at this time of year
Coyotes are more aggressive towards dogs at this time of year
Contributed photo                                Randy Moffatt, holds his injured dog, Cappuccino, after it was attacked by a larger dog at a Pines neighbourhood gathering.

Small dog attacked by larger canine at Pines community gathering

Injured pooch’s owner starts fundraisers to help cover $5,000 vet bill

Contributed photo                                Randy Moffatt, holds his injured dog, Cappuccino, after it was attacked by a larger dog at a Pines neighbourhood gathering.
Dog from Iran that had acid thrown in face has successful surgery in Vancouver

Dog from Iran that had acid thrown in face has successful surgery in Vancouver

Dog from Iran that had acid thrown in face has successful surgery…

Dog from Iran that had acid thrown in face has successful surgery in Vancouver
National blood shortage prompts call for dog donors at clinics in Alberta

National blood shortage prompts call for dog donors at clinics in Alberta

EDMONTON — Parker is not yet five years old and has been…

National blood shortage prompts call for dog donors at clinics in Alberta