Dog dies from severe burns; St. Louis police investigating

St. Louis police are investigating the death of a dog found badly burned and chained to the gate of a house in north St. Louis. Brownie, a 3-year-old terrier-shepherd mix, died Friday morning from organ failure as a result of the burns, said Stray Rescue director Randy Grim. Photos showed Brownie’s fur burned away in […]

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Puppy found emaciated in Falls dies

Updated: Friday, 05 Jul 2013, 6:24 PM EDTPublished : Friday, 05 Jul 2013, 4:16 PM EDT NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Around-the-clock care was not enough to save a severely emaciated puppy found at a home in Niagara Falls. The Niagara County SPCA reports Jonah, a 7-week-old Labrador retriever mix puppy, died late Wednesday evening […]

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Iditarod dog dies after being buried in snow

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – A dog left behind at a checkpoint along the route of the Iditarod sled-dog race in Alaska was smothered by windblown snow, in the event’s first canine death since 2009, officials said on Saturday. The fatality broke a safety streak that race supporters had cited as evidence of […]

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Iditarod dog dies after being dropped from race

UNALAKLEET, Alaska (AP) — A dog in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was found dead in the snow Friday morning in the coastal town of Unalakleet, where it was waiting to be flown back to Anchorage. The 5-year-old dog named Dorado was from rookie musher Paige Drobny’s team. The dog was dropped from […]

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Puppy dies after being tied to truck

27 February 2013 Last updated at 07:35 ET A puppy has died after being found tied to a truck in Aberdeenshire. The Scottish SPCA said the six-month-old female golden retriever was discovered in Peterhead’s Blackhills area. The severely underweight dog was taken to a vet clinic but could not be saved. Senior inspector Scott Elphinstone […]

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