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February 19, 2009
Deshawn Winer carries his puppy Brody, wearing a dog parka, along North Avenue in Hagerstown on Wednesday.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | August 17, 2010
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The puppy that was hospitalized for injuries believed to have been caused by being tied to and dragged by a car continues to recover at Berkeley Springs Animal Hospital. Booboo, a 7-month-old female black lab, has a new name and a new owner, according to registered vet technician Heather Young. Princess Fiona, as the dog in now named, has been going home at night with animal hospital employee Megan Risinger, who is studying to become a registered vet technician, Young said.
NEWS
August 5, 2010
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The Humane Society of Morgan County, W.Va., is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people or person who nearly killed a 7-month-old puppy after tying the dog to the back of a vehicle and dragging it over asphalt, a humane society press release said. Morgan County Animal Control officials found the injured dog July 30 on Meridian Road and took it to Berkeley Springs Animal Hospital, the release said. The dog underwent surgery to repair numerous injuries, including road rash, a hernia, torn tendons and ligaments, and paws that were ground down to the bone, the release said.
NEWS
February 3, 2009
A puppy was found frozen to a tree Friday night in a wooded area near North Spring Apartments, said Katherine Cooker, spokeswoman for the Humane Society of Washington County. The puppy lost a large patch of hair when the area residents who found him tied to a tree removed him, Cooker said. They took the puppy inside because it was shivering, then called the Humane Society, she said. Humane Society officials took the puppy, a shepherd mix that is believed to be about 7 weeks old, to a veterinarian Saturday.
NEWS
March 12, 2008
Lost - Cockapoo puppy. When - The puppy was lost March 10. Where - The puppy was lost on Young Avenue in Boonsboro. Description - The puppy is white. It has three cream colored spots on its back. It is 8 weeks old. Phone number - If you have seen this puppy, call 301-790-2154.
NEWS
March 17, 2013
A small bedroom fire Sunday in a home northeast of Clear Spring might have been caused by a puppy, Clear Spring Fire Chief Michael Reid said. A heat lamp, which was being used to keep puppies warm, fell over and caught the bedroom's wooden floor on fire, Reid said. People at the old farmhouse at 14854 Hicksville Road near the Pennsylvania state line, “believe one of the puppies knocked it over,” Reid said. The fire was out by the time firefighters arrived, Reid said. Firefighters cut part of the floor out to make sure the fire had not spread into the floor or walls.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | December 7, 2008
HAGERSTOWN - The owner of a puppy found in a trash bag in the 400 block of North Locust Street Sunday night said he had believed the puppy was dead, Hagerstown Police said in a news release. The puppy was found by a woman walking by who heard whimpering coming from a tied bag of trash, police said. She looked inside and found a pit bull pup about a week old in the plastic garbage bag with other trash, police said. Police were called to the scene at 9:37 p.m., and officers Ryan Wertz and Stewart Heckman began knocking on doors in the neighborhood trying to find out where the puppy came from, Sgt. Tom Langston said.
NEWS
March 9, 2012
Beagle puppy reported missing in Hagerstown area Lost - Beagle puppy. Where - The dog was lost was lost on Trovinger Mill Road in the Hagerstown area. When - The dog has been missing since Friday afternoon. Description - The female puppy is reddish-brown in color with white paws. The puppy is 6 months old. It was not wearing a collar. It answers to the name Emma. Phone number - If you have seen this dog, call 240-818-2940.
NEWS
January 7, 2009
Doberman puppy missing from home in Resh Road area Lost - Doberman puppy. Where - The puppy is missing from its home in the Resh Road area. When - The puppy has been missing since Friday. Description - The puppy is black and tan. It was wearing an orange collar. Phone number - If you have seen this puppy, call 301-573-8595. Gray and white cat reported missing on Summit Avenue Lost - Gray and white cat. Where - The cat is missing from its home in the 200 block of Summit Avenue in Hagerstown.
LIFESTYLE
May 10, 2013
Two dogs found on Fairview Road Found - Two dogs Where - The dogs were found on Fairview Road (Md. 494) When - The dogs were found Wednesday, May 8. Description - A small female Yorkshire terrier and what appears to be a male beagle puppy were found. The puppy is mostly white and black, with some brown coloring. Neither dog was wearing a collar or identification. Phone number - If these might be your dogs, phone 301-582-2240. • If you lose or find a pet in the area, call The Herald-Mail's Pet Watch at 301-791-7647 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Pet owners also are urged to call the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.
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LIFESTYLE
May 10, 2013
Two dogs found on Fairview Road Found - Two dogs Where - The dogs were found on Fairview Road (Md. 494) When - The dogs were found Wednesday, May 8. Description - A small female Yorkshire terrier and what appears to be a male beagle puppy were found. The puppy is mostly white and black, with some brown coloring. Neither dog was wearing a collar or identification. Phone number - If these might be your dogs, phone 301-582-2240. • If you lose or find a pet in the area, call The Herald-Mail's Pet Watch at 301-791-7647 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Pet owners also are urged to call the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.
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NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | April 6, 2013
Legislation aimed at eliminating “puppy mills” and providing minimum standards for horse-boarding facilities still are alive in the West Virginia Legislature after passing the Senate, the bills' lead sponsor said. “We've heard enough horror stories of hundreds of dogs packed into very confined spaces and the mistreatment of horses at boarding facilities. It's time to do something decisive, and these bills are a critical step forward.” state Sen. John Unger, D-Berkeley/Jefferson, said in a news release about the legislation's intent.
NEWS
March 17, 2013
A small bedroom fire Sunday in a home northeast of Clear Spring might have been caused by a puppy, Clear Spring Fire Chief Michael Reid said. A heat lamp, which was being used to keep puppies warm, fell over and caught the bedroom's wooden floor on fire, Reid said. People at the old farmhouse at 14854 Hicksville Road near the Pennsylvania state line, “believe one of the puppies knocked it over,” Reid said. The fire was out by the time firefighters arrived, Reid said. Firefighters cut part of the floor out to make sure the fire had not spread into the floor or walls.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | December 2, 2012
A canine member of a Frederick County, Md., family is enjoying puppyhood with treats, walks and massages, but he will someday have a big job as a service dog. The McCauleys brought Gibson, a black Labrador, home about 10 months ago. He is their third dog through Guiding Eyes for the Blind. “He's been the easiest to work with,” Jim McCauley said. “He's very connected with people.” Guiding Eyes for the Blind is seeking new puppy raisers in Frederick and Washington counties in Maryland, as well as Southcentral Pennsylvania.
LIFESTYLE
October 5, 2012
Name: Diamond Age: 2 years old Color: Tan Breed: American Staffordshire Mix ID: A17191717 Sweet, shy, yet sensitive to loud noises, Diamond is an extremely lovable girl who just wants to be near someone. Affection could be her middle name because she loves to give " puppy hugs. " Diamond 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.
NEWS
June 19, 2012
Authorities seized 132 dogs from a Falling Waters, W.Va., residence Tuesday after responding to investigate complaints that the animals were being mistreated, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office said. As of Tuesday night, no charges had been filed, but the the sheriff's office said in a news release that some of the animals were found underweight and dehydrated. The case remains under investigation, the sheriff's office said. One puppy purchased from the residence at 64 Slate Lane by The Humane Society of United States was found to be underweight, suffering from dehydration and had “heavy intestinal parasite burden” after being examined at Shenandoah Veterinary Hospital in Martinsburg, the release said.
NEWS
April 3, 2012
With kitten and puppy litter season arriving early this year, the Humane Society of Washington County is experiencing shortages of supplies. The shelter is asking the public for its assistance. The shelter is in need of Pedigree Small Crunch Bites adult dog food, Pedigree puppy food and Purina Kitten Chow. It also needs Yesterday's News cat litter. With the mild winter, there have already been litters of puppies and kittens brought into the shelter. If anyone is able to help, bring items to the shelter at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown.
NEWS
March 9, 2012
Beagle puppy reported missing in Hagerstown area Lost - Beagle puppy. Where - The dog was lost was lost on Trovinger Mill Road in the Hagerstown area. When - The dog has been missing since Friday afternoon. Description - The female puppy is reddish-brown in color with white paws. The puppy is 6 months old. It was not wearing a collar. It answers to the name Emma. Phone number - If you have seen this dog, call 240-818-2940.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | August 17, 2010
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The puppy that was hospitalized for injuries believed to have been caused by being tied to and dragged by a car continues to recover at Berkeley Springs Animal Hospital. Booboo, a 7-month-old female black lab, has a new name and a new owner, according to registered vet technician Heather Young. Princess Fiona, as the dog in now named, has been going home at night with animal hospital employee Megan Risinger, who is studying to become a registered vet technician, Young said.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | August 6, 2010
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A puppy that is believed to have been tied to and dragged by a car is at a local animal hospital and has a good chance for recovery, a veterinarian caring for the dog said Friday. Dr. Mark R. Roberts of Berkeley Springs Animal Hospital said the 7-month-old female black lab mix, named Booboo, is doing "remarkably well," a week after the injuries occurred. "She has the will to get better," Roberts said as he petted the puppy who wagged her tail when anyone spoke to her. Roberts said he performed surgery on the dog after the Humane Society of Morgan County brought her to him Sunday.
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