dogs http://wkms.org en Paducah Woman's Dog Wins Award at Westminster http://wkms.org/post/paducah-womans-dog-wins-award-westminster <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Paducah woman is currently celebrating an award from the Westminster Kennel Club in New York.</span></p><p>Author and dog trainer Patience Renzulli attended the world’s most famous dog show, where her 7-year-old whippet Swede William took home the Best of Opposite Sex award in his breed – essentially a runner-up placement. That was the end of the line for the whippet, though, as only the Best of Breed winner moves on in the competition.</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:54:11 +0000 John Null 38603 at http://wkms.org Paducah Woman's Dog Wins Award at Westminster Four-Legged Impostors Give Service Dog Owners Pause http://wkms.org/post/four-legged-impostors-give-service-dog-owners-pause Lauren Henderson goes everywhere with her service dog Phoebe — to the grocery store, Disneyland, the beach. For Henderson, who used to be paralyzed, her 100 pound, lumbering Saint Bernard is a necessity.<p>An actor who lives in Malibu, Calif., Henderson uses her dog for stability and balance. And if she falls, Phoebe helps pull her back on her feet.<p>"She's basically like a living walker," Henderson says.<p>Lately, Henderson has noticed more dogs wearing vests that label them as service animals, but she can tell they're different from Phoebe. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:26:00 +0000 editor 34775 at http://wkms.org Four-Legged Impostors Give Service Dog Owners Pause Murray State Student Tests Treats on Arthritic Dogs http://wkms.org/post/murray-state-student-tests-treats-arthritic-dogs <p>More than half of dogs older than 7 years have arthritis and University of Pennsylvania researchers found up to 80 percent of certain breeds are afflicted with the painful disease. A Murray State University student is testing new treats that aim to actually heal arthritic dogs, not just treat the pain. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 20:23:06 +0000 Whitney Jones 33759 at http://wkms.org Murray State Student Tests Treats on Arthritic Dogs Sheriff's Office Looking for Information on Hazel Dog Shootings http://wkms.org/post/sheriffs-office-looking-information-hazel-dog-shootings <p></p><p>The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout after a series of dog shootings around Hazel.</p><p>Capt. Richard Steen says county residents have officially reported only one case of animal cruelty, but the sheriff’s office has heard of at least three other incidents where the dogs were killed. Steen says the reported incident involved Joe Pat Elkins of Puryear Tennessee and his border collie Levi. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:46:49 +0000 Whitney Jones 33646 at http://wkms.org Sheriff's Office Looking for Information on Hazel Dog Shootings Divas & Dogs & Other Circus Adventures Comes to Greenville http://wkms.org/post/divas-dogs-other-circus-adventures-comes-greenville <p>"Divas &amp; Dogs &amp; Other Circus Adventures" occur Friday, April 26th, at 7 p.m. at the Felix E. Martin Jr. Hall Creative and Performing Arts Center in Greenville, Kentucky. The family show involves a funny clown, a hat stealing dog, a lady who barks, skateboard riding dogs, and more! We speak with David Probus about the show. <a href="http://www.felixmartinhall.org/">See more at the Felix E. Martin Jr. Hall website</a>.</p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:23:05 +0000 Kate Lochte 30882 at http://wkms.org Divas & Dogs & Other Circus Adventures Comes to Greenville Kennel Club Donates Small Animal Equipment to Lexington Fire Department http://wkms.org/post/kennel-club-donates-small-animal-equipment-lexington-fire-department <p>Lexington firefighters will soon learn how to help some unique patients suffering from smoke inhalation or other trauma.</p><p>Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Carl-Howard showed firefighters Wednesday how to use oxygen masks designed for dogs, cats, and other small animals.</p><p>The new equipment was donated to the fire department from the Lexington Kennel Club.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:55:15 +0000 Brenna Angel 30154 at http://wkms.org Kennel Club Donates Small Animal Equipment to Lexington Fire Department McCracken County Considering Leash Law http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-considering-leash-law <p></p><p>McCracken County may soon get a new leash law.&nbsp; The county Fiscal Court is considering expanding a nuisance law to deal with wayward dogs. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:19:08 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 27050 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Considering Leash Law Puppies Sound Good and Need Homes on WKMS http://wkms.org/post/puppies-sound-good-and-need-homes-wkms <p>Puppies Sound Good!&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: '.Helvetica NeueUI'; font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px; ">The Humane Society of Calloway County's Director Kathy Hodge introduces us to pups needing new homes during the first hour.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal; ">Bentlee:&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/23885905" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal; " target="_blank">http://www.petfinder.com/<wbr>petdetail/23885905</a><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal; 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The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department searched the home of Paulette Tidwell after receiving a tip about unlicensed commercial breeding and substandard conditions; as well as a large sale of animals that happened last Saturday. The dogs, cats, equines, and birds were rescued and transported to St. Louis for placement in licensed Missouri shelters.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 20:31:00 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17820 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Veterinarian Says Cases of Distemper in Dogs on the Rise http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-veterinarian-says-cases-distemper-dogs-rise <p>The canine distemper virus among Hopkins County dogs is on the rise. Dr. Monroe Slaton of Madisonville Veterinary Clinic&nbsp;doesn&rsquo;t usually see cases of the respiratory virus which causes fever, loss of appetite and nasal discharge.&nbsp; He attributes the&nbsp;rise in the rate of distemper to new dog owners neglecting to get their pets vaccinated. Slaton says most of the cases are coming from people who have adopted dogs from animal shelters.&nbsp; The disease spreads to dogs by air, contact, and water.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 20:55:20 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17511 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Veterinarian Says Cases of Distemper in Dogs on the Rise