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2013-09-19 16:20:33

-- New German Shepherd Dog Sworn In At 'Baro' Tribute Ceremony -- NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newtown's newest K-9 Officer 'Saint Michael', a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog, was sworn in today during a ceremony to pay tribute to the Newtown Police Department's recently deceased K-9 officer 'Baro' at the Newtown Municipal Center. The new police dog's purchase and training was made possible by $14,250 in donations and grants from the American Kennel...

2012-12-07 12:21:27

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holidays are a fun and happy time, but they are also extremely hectic. One family member that can get lost in the hustle and bustle is the dog. Because of the added stress and frequent travel that the holidays can bring, the American Kennel Club (AKC(®)) offers safety tips for dog owners, and also reminds those considering adding a dog to their home this holiday season that puppies are not stocking stuffers. "Nothing tops a holiday...