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    Bellevue woman says two dogs jumped her fence, attacked and killed her dog

    A Bellevue woman said she let her dog outside for mere seconds before two big dogs jumped her fence and attacked her dog.Hours later she learned her dog couldn’t be saved.The Nebraska Humane Society said the two dogs weren’t registered or vaccinated.Video from a Ring doorbell shows a yellow dog pass into frame outside Terri Marinan’s Bellevue home.Within seconds, you hear another dog barking and that yellow dog takes off running.”When I heard the commotion I ran out the back door and I just saw him laying there, Terri Marinan said. “And the two other dogs were on either side of him.”Marinan had just gotten home and let her Pomeranian/Papillon…

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    Girl survives blizzard in Russia by hugging a stray dog for 18 hours

    A 10-year-old girl managed to survive 18 hours overnight in a freezing winter blizzard in Russia. Her survival secret: A stray dog.  After going missing from school in Uglegorsk, Russia, and getting caught in the freezing cold snow storm, the girl clung to the warmth of the stray animal before a pack of authorities and volunteers could target her, Russian newspapers Komsomolskaya Pravda and The Siberian Times reported.  The girl, who was not named by authorities, went missing around 1 p.m. on Jan. 13 before her mother phoned into police, according to local reports. Because the blizzard had led to up to 2 feet of snow drifts – leading to poor visibility –…

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    Who’s a clever dog? Scientists study secrets of canine cognition | Dogs

    It’s a cold winter’s day, and I’m standing in a room watching my dog stare fixedly at two flower pots. I’m about to get an answer to a burning question: is my puppy a clever girl? Dogs have been our companions for millennia, domesticated sometime between 15,000 and 30,000 years ago. And the bond endures: according to the latest figures from the Pet Food Manufacturers Association 33% of households in the UK have a dog. But as well as fulfilling roles from Covid detection to lovable family rogue, scientists investigating how dogs think, express themselves and communicate with humans say dogs can also teach us about ourselves. And so I…

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    Woman Says She Searched 8 Days Before Pet-Sitting Company Said Her Dog Died

    A woman said she spent days searching for her dog after it went missing under a Wag walker’s care. Liz Giorgi said she was only told her dog Fran had died after she searched for eight days. Wag, an app that connects pet owners to independent walkers and sitters, has had controversy before. Loading Something is loading. A startup founder whose dog went missing under the care of the pet-sitting company Wag said she was told her pet had died after spending eight days searching for the pup. Liz Giorgi, the CEO of the video and photo studio Soona, tweeted on Thursday that Wag delivered the news to her with…

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    Can My Dog and I Be Forced to Use the Service Elevator?

    Q: I live in an Upper West Side condo with many rent-stabilized apartments. A few weeks ago, all the residents — both renters and owners — received a threatening letter from the managing agent saying that the board can impose fines on tenants if they take their dogs outside through the lobby. Instead, we must use a service elevator and exit through a long service hallway, both of which are often full of obstructions because they’re used by contractors and maintenance workers. Tenants must carry their dogs in the elevator now, too. Are these rules and fines legal? A: This is the kind of rule that is not uniformly enforceable,…

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    Woman Says Dog Died on Southwest Flight As Not Allowed Out of Carrier

    A woman says her dog died on a Southwest flight because crew wouldn’t let him out of his carrier. Courtney Cipar believes Charlie suffered from heatstroke and a seizure, and plans to sue the airline. Southwest Airlines told TMZ that it’s the airline’s policy that pets must remain in their carriers. Loading Something is loading. A woman says her dog died during a recent Southwest Airlines flight after cabin crew refused to let her take him out of his dog carrier, as TMZ first reported on Tuesday.  The passenger, Courtney Cipar, told the outlet she is an X-ray technician and traveled across the US with her 3-year-old support dog, Charlie,…

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    Archaeology: Funerary complex dating back up to 2,000 years dug up in Rome included a dog statue

    Excavations in Rome have uncovered an ancient burial complex that held an intact ceramic funerary urn containing bone fragments and a terracotta dog’s head statue. Archaeologists were called in after workers laying pipes for utility firm Acea on the Via Luigi Tosti in the city’s Appio Latino quarter came across the buried tombs. They would have once lined the Via Latina (literally, the ‘Latin Road’) which was one of the earliest-lain Roman roads and that runs south-east out from the old city walls. Adjacent to the tombs, the team’s excavations also uncovered the remains of a young man who appeared to have been buried in the bare earth.  According to the experts, the…