Indiana police officer caught on camera allegedly abusing K-9 partner
Video: Footage of a Hammond, Indiana, police officer allegedly mistreating a K-9 dog immediately went viral, and the officer involved has been put on paid administrative leave.
Dog rescued after found frozen to the ground
The polar vortex sent a blast of cold air across the U.S., and in Indiana, record-low temperatures froze a Shetland Sheepdog to the ground inside his makeshift dog house.
Runaway Lab finishes half-marathon, wins medal
Boogie Butts, a chocolate Labrador Retriever, took 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete the 13.1-mile race in Evansville, Indiana; he was awarded a medal and a free neuter.
October is (National) Adopt a (Shelter) Dog Month
Throughout October, two programs are promoting adopting shelter and rescue dogs — ASPCA’s National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and AHA’s Adopt a Dog Month.
Service dog earns graduate degree
When Carlos Mora took to the stage in May to get his master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, little did he expect that his service dog would also be honored.
Indiana woman reunites with stolen dog after 5 years
In 2008, Indiana resident Jennifer Koczan arrived home only to make a tragic discovery — her dog, a then 3-year-old Rottweiler named Sasha, had been stolen. Koczan says she was devastated, and had really never stopped grieving for the loss of her dog. “I never thought I would see her again,” Koczan tells ABC News […]
Adopted dog treks 10 miles to reunite with shelter mate
It was love at first bark for German Shepherd mixes Ben and Jade. After spending their lives on the streets as a bonded pair, Ben and Jade were rescued by staff and volunteers at the Terre Haute Humane Society (THHS) in Terre Haute, Ind. The canine couple spent four months at THHS, even staying together […]
Arrest sheds light on “dog-flipping” issue
A 55-yead-old Indianapolis man is behind bars today for allegedly scamming dog owners and stealing their beloved pets. After a three-month investigation, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) and Indianapolis Animal Care and Control (IACC) arrested convicted felon Johnny Jones for alleged dog theft; they also discovered four stolen dogs and a stash of illegal firearms […]