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Bernie Sanders believes all animals deserve humane treatment

March 15th, 2016
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Did you know that Bernie Sanders is the only candidate running for president who is an advocate of animal welfare? He strongly believes that animals and their humane treatment deserve the support of our nation’s leader. To prove this point, Sanders’ record shows that he cosponsored the following animal rights legislation during 2014: Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act, which would make breeders and pet stores ...

Family dog leads cops to hiding break-in suspect

July 21st, 2014
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Like something out of a 1970s TV show, a persistent family dog led Niagara-area police to a hiding suspect police say broke into the family's home. The dog, a five-year-old German shepherd named Kaylee, led police to a wooded area at the rear of the home where their suspect was trying to hide. "Without the family dog, we wouldn't have found the guy — without a doubt," ...

Dog found guarding owner’s dead body

May 12th, 2014
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A man died while skiing and his faithful dog stood watch over his dead body until rescuers discovered the pair. 81-year-old Robert Blake died of natural causes while cross-country skiing on a trail near Telluride, Colorado, reports KRQE. Blake took his Golden Retriever, Buddy, along for the trip, as he often did. When Blake didn’t check in with his wife Friday night, she grew concerned. Blakes' neighbor ...

Military dog that saved patrol retires with honors

April 16th, 2014
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TAMPA, Fla. — Staff Sgt. Shannon Hutto thought his bomb sniffing dog Eddie was just being lazy when he wouldn’t move from a certain spot one hot day in Afghanistan in 2012. But Hutto then saw what Eddie smelled: a homemade bomb, partially buried in the dirt. It was six inches from Hutto’s foot. “It was a high stress moment,” Hutto said. A short time later, Eddie sniffed ...

Hero Dog Returns Home After Taking Bullet for Family

March 13th, 2014
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A dog who faced intruders and took two bullets for her family is recovering from surgery at home thanks to a shelter's crowdfunding campaign. Charlie, the now-three-legged dog, had to have a leg amputated after stepping in to save her family last weekend. Charlie was at her Los Angeles home with her two pup siblings and family when two people broke into the home. The three dogs ...