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Dog Rescued From Fairfield Drain Pipe

Fairfield Fire Department crews rescued a dog that became stuck in a drainage pipe at a soccer field on Saturday.

11/17/2013

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NH Woman Accused Of Abandoning Own Dog

Police in Hudson, N.H., say a woman who reported an abandoned Great Dane in need of medical attention turned out to be the dog’s owner and has been charged with cruelty to animals.

09/04/2013

Boy May Lose Arm After Attack By Family Dog

Authorities say an 8-year-old Massachusetts boy is in danger of losing his arm after being bitten by the family dog.

04/04/2013

Possible Abuse In Case Of Dog With Suspected Chemical Burns

Waterbury police are investigating a possible animal abuse case after a young dog was found with suspected chemical burns.

03/06/2013

Hartland, Connecticut.

Man Drives To Nearby Town To Report Fire; Dog Woke Up Roomate

Two people and a dog escaped safely from a burning house in Hartland.

02/13/2013

Dog Euthanized After Injuries From Sexual Abuse; Owner Charged,

A Waterbury woman has been arrested after police determined her dog suffered severe internal injuries as the result of sexual abuse.

10/24/2012

A Metropolitan District Commission reservoir in West Hartford.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Dog-Walker Shoots At Bear Near MDC Reservoir

Authorities say a man fired eight shots at a bear that attacked his dog as he was walking near the MDC reservoir in West Hartford.

07/16/2012

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Top Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Connecticut

It’s summer in Connecticut, which means it’s time to grab Fido and hit the state’s swimming holes. Get a little exercise together, commune with nature and enjoy the scenery at the best places to take a dog swimming in Connecticut. Bring a camera to capture beautiful memories of the family’s bushy best buddy.

06/01/2012

Alex Wullaert (Courtesy Branford Police)

Owner Who Killed Dog Told Authorities He Placed Flowers In Tribute

Animal rights activists shouted “coward” and “murderer” outside the court hearing of a Branford man charged with choking his dog to death when it misbehaved.

05/15/2012

Pippin (Courtesy SPCA of Connecticut website)

Shelter Issues Emergency Appeal For Homes For Dozens Of Dogs

The SPCA of Connecticut animal shelter in Monroe is issuing an emergency appeal for families to adopt some of the dogs housed there.

02/07/2012

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