Police Officers Adopt Stray Dog as Their Own


John Doe, or “JD,” won over the hearts of the policemen who rescued him.
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When police officers in Kirtland, Ohio, picked up a stray dog on March 31, they did what they always do: the searched for the pup’s owner. They nicknamed the dog “John Doe” and. . .

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From Shelter Dog to Search-and-Rescue Hero


Los Angeles County fire captain Andrew Olvera and his K-9 rescue partner, Stetson.
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Stetson was one of those dogs that shelter workers worry about: he was adopted and then returned to the shelter because he was unruly, skittish, and ran away a lot. Oftentimes, . . .

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South Florida’s Huge “Dog Dumping Ground” Problem


In the past month, volunteers have rescued more than 130 strays from the Redland.
Photo by Adam Hendel via miaminewtimes.com

Reader Allie Lopez-Cuadra sent us a link to this news report of an important story from South Florida. The Redland, an unincorporated, mostly agricultural area of Southwest Miami-Dade. . .

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