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Midland, Michigan Police Department Welcomes New German Shepherd “Leo”

Midland, Michigan Police Department Welcomes New German Shepherd “Leo”

The Midland Police Department in Michigan announced on September 12 2020 that their newest K9 member is named Leo. The two-year-old German shepherd was given his name through a community naming contest called “Name the K9.” According to MLive, Midland Police Chief

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K9 German Shepherd “Boss” Retires from Service in Ardmore, Oklahoma

K9 German Shepherd “Boss” Retires from Service in Ardmore, Oklahoma

Boss, a K9 German shepherd with the Ardmore Police Department in Oklahoma, is retiring after four years of service. He is expected to complete his service toward the end of September 2020. For the last 28 dog years, Boss has been working

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Sydney Scientists Sequence German Shepherd’s Entire Genome

Sydney Scientists Sequence German Shepherd’s Entire Genome

Australian researchers at the University of New South Wales just released a groundbreaking report detailing a German shepherd’s entire genetic code. Study authors are hopeful this data could improve the breed’s quality of life and prevent common genetic mutations. After preliminary scans

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Did a German Shepherd Dog Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19?

Did a German Shepherd Dog Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19?

Yes, but there is no evidence dogs can be infected with Coronavirus. The dog’s owner likely sneezed on him. The positive test result was announced on March 19, 2020 via a Press Release issued by the Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation

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German Shepherd Plays With Home Security Camera, Goes Viral

German Shepherd Plays With Home Security Camera, Goes Viral

Sasha the German Shepherd Dog was apparently home alone and curiously checking out a security camera when she apparently triggered the camera’s motion detection. The camera then panned and, there was Sasha! Sasha’s owner posted the video on Facebook to a German

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With Pot Legalization, Old K9s Face High Unemployment

With Pot Legalization, Old K9s Face High Unemployment

As recreational marijuana slowly becomes legal across North America, many police departments are forced to make tough decisions with their K9 units. The major issue cops now face is whether to train drug-sniffing dogs to detect the scent of marijuana. In many

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President Donald Trump Praises German Shepherd Dogs at MAGA Rally in El Paso Texas on February 11, 2019

President Donald Trump Praises German Shepherd Dogs at MAGA Rally in El Paso Texas on February 11, 2019

“There is Nothing Better Than a Good Old Fashioned German Shepherd.” – Donald Trump On February 11, 2019, President Donald Trump was speaking to an audience in El Paso, Texas at a MAGA rally. While speaking about new drug detection technology, Trump

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USPS German Shepherd Dog Stamps Coming in 2019

USPS German Shepherd Dog Stamps Coming in 2019

The United States Postal Service will have “Forever Stamps” featuring military working dogs available in 2019. The stamps will feature 4 types of dogs: German shepherd, Labrador retriever, Belgian Malinois and Dutch shepherd. The stamps will come in booklets of 20 stamps

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Idaho Police Rescue Runaway German Shepherd

Idaho Police Rescue Runaway German Shepherd

A runaway German Shepherd in Star, Idaho is now at home thanks to the quick-thinking of two local police officers. On January 22nd, 2019, officers Alan Speakes and Sean Darlymple saw what they thought was a coyote on the side of Idaho

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450 German Shepherd Dogs Rescued After Horrific Discovery

450 German Shepherd Dogs Rescued After Horrific Discovery

Belinda Powell of Middle, Georgia has been charged with animal cruelty after 450 German Shepherd Dogs were discovered in her possession. According to AJC, the dogs were living in mud and feces up to your knees with nowhere dry to stand. Sadly,

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