October 10, 2012
Cats Young domestic short-hair, female, orange, found at Washington and Locust streets in Hagerstown Adult DSH, male, brown and black, found at Breathedsville and Lappans roads in Boonsboro Young DSH, gender unknown, black, found at U.S. 40 and Garland Groh Boulevard in Hagerstown Young DSH, male, gray, black and white, found on Reidtown Road in Hagerstown Dog Adult miniature poodle, female, white, found at Mercersburg and...
November 4, 2011
Name: Buddy Age: 2 years old Color: Black Breed: English cocker spaniel/ poodle mix ID: A14255743 Buddy and many other animals are available for adoption at The Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Animal visitation begins at 10 a.m. daily. Closed on Sunday. For more information, call 301-733-2060.
July 23, 2002
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - There were 38 entrants in Monday's annual Pet Parade. The winners included: Biggest - First: Kim Hoffman and Buddy, a golden retriever; Second: Jalisa Bowers and Danny, a Doberman; Third: Janet Campbell and Milo, a basset hound. Best Costume - First: Dianne Fissel and Brutus, a Labrador; Second: Kathy and Cole Deardorff and Shelly; Third: Matthew Bowers and Dapper Dan, a dachshund. Best Trick - First: Pam and Kent Roberts and Brooks and Nike, greyhounds; Second: Tony and Jarod Wilson and Midnight, an Australian sheep dog; Third: Cindy Andrews and Princess, a Pomeranian; Third: Zoe Holland and Patty, a cocker spaniel.
July 29, 2004
An anonymous letter sent to the owner of a poodle poisoned in late June has sparked interest among investigators with the Washington County Sheriff's Department. Investigator Greg Alton said the six-line, typed letter sent through U.S. mail to Eric Rosenthal, whose 18-month-old poodle, Charlie, died July 6 from antifreeze poisoning, "contains statements that interest us. " He would not give any more information about its contents. Rosenthal, 39, who lives on Ayoub Lane in the Black Rock Estates neighborhood east of Hagerstown, has said that Charlie ate animal fat that was dipped in antifreeze on June 28. He said the tainted animal fat was found near the fence in his yard.
March 2, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Citizens are expected to know history and government. But when they're dogs, civility counts more than civics. To be a Canine Good Citizen, a standard established by the American Kennel Club, a dog must accept friendly strangers, sit politely for petting, remain confident despite distractions and walk through a crowd without jumping on anyone, among other things. The Mason & Dixon Kennel Club put dogs through their paces Sunday during a day of obedience, agility and fun at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center on Sharpsburg Pike.
December 6, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The mother of a 23-month-old Martinsburg boy was charged with child neglect after the toddler was found shivering and poorly dressed outside in cold and wet conditions Thursday afternoon with a small poodle. Wanda M. Murphy of 320 Twigg Drive in Martinsburg was arraigned by Berkeley County Magistrate Sandra L. Miller who set a $30,000 bond, according to court records. Found wearing a thin, long-sleeve shirt, windbreaker pants and tennis shoes outside a home in the 300 block of Yoakum Street, the child was shivering and appeared to have soiled his pants, according to a complaint filed by Martinsburg Police Department Patrolman E.C. Neely.