Lost Texas dog turns up in Ohio
Yet another instance where microchipping helped reunite a dog with his family, a mutt in Texas ran away from home and was found more than 1,000 miles away in Ohio.
Dachshund saved from fast-food dumpster
Named Dusty, the 3 to 4-year-old wiener dog was found by a sanitation worker in a dumpster during a regular pickup at a Rooster’s restaurant in Lancaster, Ohio.
Puppy mill dogs rescued from small minivan
An Ohio humane agent got a call about a parked van full of dogs: The vehicle was designed to seat six humans, but she found 61 dogs (12 puppies and 49 adults) inside of it.
Ohio anti-puppy mill law to go into effect January 1
Signed into law on December 11, 2012, the full requirements of S.B. 130 regarding licensing and standards of care will be enforced beginning New Year's Day.
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013
Remember the dog transported behind the SUV? 2013 had no shortage of important events involving man’s best friend — check-out the year's top 10 news stories.
Dog rescued in Hurricane Katrina still looking for a home
The pooch survived one of the most devastating storms in history, but she's been without a home since '05: “She’s the one dog who has fallen through the cracks.”
Bones the Mastiff buried in secrets
A legal animal advocacy group sent a dog to a woman in Ohio; the animal was reported stolen, but was later found buried in the backyard of the woman’s former residence.
What you should know about the canine circovirus
You’ve probably heard the phrase canine circovirus in recent weeks; here’s what you need to know about the disease, including preventative measures to keep your dog safe.
Old Hound lives at Ohio shelter for 9 years
Named after a canine character in the classic tear-jerker novel, Where the Red Fern Grows, Dan has been adopted four times, but still hasn’t found a forever home.
Grieving woman searches for her late son’s missing dog
After her son died in an automobile accident, Shirlee Gorka, began a search for Eddie, a German Shepherd who was in the vehicle with her boy, but disappeared after the crash.
Max, a Rottweiler, was shot four times by police while his owner was placed under arrest — would the outcome have been different if the officer had specialized dog training?
Ohio dog breeders plead not guilty to 723 counts of cruelty
As Ohio’s first anti-puppy mill bill makes its way to Republican Governor John Kasich’s desk, authorities in the state are making a case against a trio of large-scale backyard breeders busted in a raid November 17. The raid on the alleged puppy mill comes at the culmination of a six-month investigation against Dave and Rhonda […]
Ohio puppy mill bill passes House vote
Ohio is poised to become the next state to crack down on puppy mills after the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of a legislation that would more strongly regulate large-scale breeding operations in the Buckeye State. Wednesday’s majority vote of 91-5 means the amended substitute Ohio Senate Bill 130 will now have to […]
Tortoise helps tortoise, dog saves ferret
You don’t need me to tell you this: Animals are heroes. A black Lab named Sissy was rescued by neighbors from a burning Ohio home on Monday, only to rush back inside once she was safe in the yard. After firefighters arrived and again removed Sissy from the house, she charged back in a […]
Sarge survived intense cruelty, now in danger of euthanasia
Last year, a beautiful Pit Bull named Oreo was thrown from the roof of a six-story building – and survived. He endured broken bones, psychological trauma, and incredible pain only to be euthanized after failing a temperament test. Today, Lawrence Mick will stand trial in a Lucas County, Ohio, court on charges of animal cruelty. […]