Tag: pets

Secret Service Foils Plot Against Obama’s Dogs

A man was arrested in WA, D.C. after he allegedly planned to kidnap one of President Barack Obama’s Portugese Water Dogs, Sunny and Bo. Scott Stockert was arrested at a Hampton Inn with unregistered firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. It’s still not clear why the man, who claimed to be Jesus and the…

Johnny Depp’s Wife Amber Heard Charged for Smuggling Dogs [VIDEO]

Australian authorities on Thursday charged actress Amber Heard, who is married to Johnny Depp, with illegally importing the couple’s dogs in May. Heard faces two counts of illegally importing her Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, and one count of producing a false document. The couple reportedly smuggled the animals aboard their private jet to the…

Must SEE Cat Win Video: Cat Saves Boy From Dog Attack [VIDEO]

A brave feline has proven that cats can be just as loyal as man’s best friend, by saving its young owner from a dog attack on a California street on Tuesday. In the footage entitled My cat saved my son, which appears to have been shot by a CCTV camera, a young boy is seen…

Wire fox terrier takes home top prize at Westminster

A wire fox terrier named Sky won best in show at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, marking the 14th time the breed has won the nation’s top dog show. The terrier beat a standard poodle, a Portuguese water dog, bloodhound, an Irish water spaniel, a Cardigan Welsh corgi and a miniature…

DNA study suggests dogs originated in Europe

A new DNA study published Thursday indicates dogs originated in Europe some 19,000 to 32,000 years ago. This large DNA study aligns with the earliest known doglike fossils, which also came from Europe. Other DNA studies have suggested that dogs originated in east Asia and the Middle East. Scientists agree that dogs became the first…