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North Carolina man sentenced to 11 years for cocaine deal that killed police dog

North Carolina man sentenced to 11 years for cocaine deal that killed police dog | Dog News | Scoop.it

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- A man charged in a cocaine bust that led to the death of a Brunswick County Sheriff's K-9 will spend more than 11 years in prison.

 

Prosecutor say on July 16, 2011, a government agent ordered a kilogram of cocaine from Gonzalez-Lopez, which he and another person delivered to an area in Ash. Gonzalez-Lopez hid the cocaine in a field prior to completing the sale. Law enforcement arrested Gonzalez-Lopez and his co-defendant after they had been shown the buy money.

 

Deputies sent K-9 Viper into the field to find the hidden cocaine. Viper found the cocaine, but ripped open the package and accidentally ingested some of the cocaine, which killed the dog...


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Warden Who Testified Against Lennox Gets a Promotion

Warden Who Testified Against Lennox Gets a Promotion | Dog News | Scoop.it

In the midst of worldwide outrage over the execution of Lennox the dog, Alexandra Lightfoot, the dog warden who testified that Lennox was “one of the most aggressive dogs” she had dealt with, has received a promotion.

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Pet Health: Do Pets Get Depressed? - Huffington Post

Pet Health: Do Pets Get Depressed? - Huffington Post | Dog News | Scoop.it

Can Pets Really Be Depressed?
I think it's possible pets can be depressed. After all, we know that depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain that's treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. I think it's reasonable to think that this chemical imbalance occurs in animals other than humans.

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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez: Dog Lovers in Love! | The Dogington Post

Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez: Dog Lovers in Love! | The Dogington Post | Dog News | Scoop.it

It’s no secret that teen pop superstars, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are happily in love. But, the lovebirds are both big animal lovers, too!

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Help Bring Bridgett Home!

Help Bring Bridgett Home! | Dog News | Scoop.it

Pat’s adored Siberian Husky, Bridgett, escaped from her backyard six months ago and has still not found her way home, despite proof that she is still out there. In a series of articles, Pat will tell the story of that night, the weeks and months that have followed, and her boundless efforts to bring Bridgett home.

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Mariah Carey’s Jack Russell Loves Strawberries | The Dogington Post

Mariah Carey’s Jack Russell Loves Strawberries | The Dogington Post | Dog News | Scoop.it

On June 14, Mariah Carey tweeted, “Ok, apparently my dog likes strawberries, should I be concerned? Jill E. Beans!” Along with a photo of Jill E. Beans jumping up to get a strawberry she dangled above the adorable pup’s head.

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Dog Destroyed for Looking Like a Pit Bull - Care2.com

Dog Destroyed for Looking Like a Pit Bull - Care2.com | Dog News | Scoop.it

On July 9, 2012, in Belfast, Ireland, an innocent dog, who had never displayed any signs of aggression, was destroyed for looking like a Pit Bull.

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Police Charge Pre-Teen With Animal Abuse For Killing a Puppy | The Dogington Post

Police Charge Pre-Teen With Animal Abuse For Killing a Puppy | The Dogington Post | Dog News | Scoop.it

In a troubling turn of events out of Saratoga Springs, New York, an 11-year-old girl was charged with two felonies for allegedly beating a puppy to death with her bare hands.

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