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  • Bill would require crates for dog in pickup truck

    April 17, 2013 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - If you're driving on Louisiana's interstates, the days of letting your pooch have free range in the bed of a pickup truck might be nearing an end. The House Transportation Committee backed a bill Tuesday that would require dogs be placed in a ventilated crate... more »
  • Dog taken during carjacking recovered

    November 12, 2012 8:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An 11-year-old dog that had been missing since a carjacker drove away with him on Oct. 30 has been reunited with its owner. The Humane Society of Louisiana says the Chihuahua-Jack Russell terrier mix was in a sport utility vehicle taken from a woman in uptown... more »
  • Council Fires Dog Catcher, Passes Horse Introductory Ordinance

    May 8, 2012 11:23 PM

    A controversial case for the Opelousas City Council was closed Tuesday, with another hot topic being opened. Council members had to decide the fate of small animal warden, or dog-catcher, Donald Tyler. "Mr. Tyler was offered two chances, and on both of the chances he failed," said Alderman... more »
  • Wiener Dog Races

    March 7, 2012 9:35 AM

    Wiener Dog Races will take place at the Abbeville Municipal Airport. The races begin at 10am on March 24, 2012. For more info call 337.893.2491 or visit: wieners.wannabees@gmail.com
  • The Intense Heat Puts Pets and Plants in Danger

    June 6, 2011 6:39 PM

    People aren't the only ones trying to stay cool as the temperature heats up. Outside dogs rely on their owners to make good decisions, so they don't overheat. Veterinarian Phillip Dupont said, "provide shade and a sprinkler would help or a big tub of water. They'll go jump right... more »
  • Organization Saves Shelter Dogs Before They're Euthanized

    June 3, 2011 4:11 PM

    The Acadia Parish Animal Shelter can house hundreds of dogs, but Animal Control Officer, Latrell Primeaux, said there's never enough room. "We pick up about ten a day-it's ridiculous," she said. The deadline for these dogs to be put down is typically seven days, but Primeaux says they try to... more »
  • Adopt a Pet: Meet Elvis!

    April 13, 2011 9:43 AM

    Elvis is a Beagle: An adoptable dog in Lafayette, LA Medium • Adult • Male Meet Elvis! He is a sweetheart with a beautiful pair of eyes that can melt your heart! He loves to sniff out exciting smells, go for walks and get petted on by his... more »
  • Dog Races Fundraiser

    March 27, 2011 12:37 AM

    The first ever Weiner Dog Races were held Saturday in Abbeville. KATC'S Chris Welty was there for the unique fundraiser benefiting Animal Aid and the Greater Abbeville-Vermilion Chamber of Commerce. "I've never seen dog races of any sort and I thought the kids would enjoy it." They've got... more »
  • Man allegedly kicks pet, dog loses an eye

    March 14, 2011 9:45 PM

    A dog loses his eye and pet owners say an LUS meter reader kicked him. However, they say no one is claiming responsibility. "He came limping on three legs." Dog owner, Renie Botha says, "all I saw was his eye hanging out and blood all over." Botha recalls what... more »
  • Vick says he hopes to own a dog as a pet someday

    December 16, 2010 9:36 AM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Convicted dogfighting-ring operator Michael Vick hopes to own a dog again someday. The Eagles quarterback tells TheGrio.com in a video interview that he genuinely cares for animals and one day hopes to have a dog as a household pet. Vick says it would a "big step" in... more »
  • Dog Executed, Owner's Relative Arrested

    October 18, 2010 10:20 AM

    A Berwick woman discovers her dog dead in a ditch, with a bullet to the head. A deputy went to scene and located shotgun shells at the location. The owner suspected her brother-in-law of shooting the dog. After an investigation, the suspect was placed under arrest and booked into... more »
  • K-9 Officer Guilty for Death of Dog Partner

    September 2, 2010 10:30 AM

    A New Orleans Police officer has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to animals linked to the death of his K-9 partner who died from heat exhaustion after being left in a locked police car. It happened May 27, 2009. Jason Lewis entered the plea Wednesday before... more »
  • Dog Shot After Biting Deputy

    July 9, 2010 9:03 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A narcotics agent with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office shot a pit bull dog in the head after the dog bit him in the leg. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lesley Hill Peters says it happened Thursday afternoon. The agent had gone to a residence in Larose to... more »
  • Hot Dog Scuffle

    July 5, 2010 11:59 AM

    Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Japanese eating champion Takeru Kobayashi (tah-KEH'-roo koh-bah-YAH'-shee) has been freed after a night in a New York jail over a hot dog scuffle. Kobayashi wore a black T-shirt bearing the message "Free Kobi" as he pleaded not guilty in Brooklyn on Monday to... more »
  • 2 Framed Blue Dog Paintings Stolen

    June 22, 2010 12:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are looking for a man who took two framed Blue Dog paintings from the wall of the artist's gallery, popped them into a shopping bag and walked out in daylight. Artist George Rodrigue (roh-DREEG) tells The Times-Picayune those were the only paintings small... more »
  • Alleged Dog Fighter Billed Only on a Drug Charge

    June 17, 2010 9:20 AM

    Troy Hubbard, arrested more than a year ago on several charges including cruelty to animals and dog fighting, has been billed only on a drug charge. The St. Landry Parish District Attorney filed a bill of information this month charging Hubbard with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. ... more »
  • Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat

    June 10, 2010 7:23 PM

    Even though the calendar says it's officially still spring, the heat index is making it feel like the middle of summer. Toren Hills, plays tennis outside in the heat, he said "I'm perspiring quite a bite." The heat could cause serious side effects, but Dr.... more »
  • Rabid Dog Found at Willow Brook Apartments

    June 2, 2010 5:52 PM

    Lafayette Animal Control picked up a rabid dog last Tuesday that was found wandering around Willow Brook Apartments at 1307 West Willow Street. It is believed the dog had been roaming the complex since May 13th. It has since been "put down." The small white terrier had black spots... more »
  • Third Dog Attack In Seven Days

    April 7, 2010 11:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The third dog attack in seven days on children in New Orleans required police to use an electroshock weapon to immobilize the animal. The Times-Picayune reports that police acted after a pit bull bit a 6-year-old boy in the thigh in eastern New Orleans Tuesday night.... more »
  • Arrest in Dog Shooting Case

    March 16, 2010 12:27 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - A 31-year-old man has been arrested in Berwick after he fatally shot two dogs after one bit him. Chad Barras, of Stephensville, was arrested Monday and charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits, resisting a police officer, illegal... more »
  • Blue Dog Cafe

    November 13, 2009 12:03 PM

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  • Restaurant Report 11-12

    November 12, 2009 11:31 PM

    First up on this weeks list is Carrabba's Italian Grill located at 2010 Kaliste Saloom Road. Their last inspection was September 28th and health inspectors found 9 total violation 4 critical. In the kitchen's line cooler health inspectors say raw meat was not separated from food ready to... more »
  • Drug in the Fruit

    November 12, 2009 2:17 PM

    EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - There was something rotten in the fruit -- and it wasn't spoiled produce. Officials at a Texas prison report a crate of donated fruit had 25 pounds of pot stashed inside of it. The illegal harvest had been missed in an earlier search. The fruit was... more »
  • Two Youngsville Dog Owners Sue LSPCA

    October 15, 2009 5:36 PM

    Two Youngsville dog breeders are suing the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Floyd and Guy Boudreaux faced dog-fighting charges last year and 57 of their dogs were confiscated and euthanized. Both were acquitted of the crime and are now seeking an undisclosed amount for loss... more »
  • Pit bull breeders sue SPCA

    October 15, 2009 9:13 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two Youngsville men acquitted in 2008 of dogfighting charges are suing the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for euthanizing their pit bulls. Scott attorney Richard Dalton filed the lawsuit on Wednesday on behalf of father and son Floyd Boudreaux and Guy Boudreaux.... more »
  • Around Acadiana: Pooches In The Park

    September 23, 2009 12:36 AM

    Pooches in the Park Sunday Sept 27th 11 am to 4 pm held at Park des Pont in Breaux Bridge Fundraiser for St. Martin Humane Society. Food, Pet Adoptions, Vendors & Children's Pavilion with Fun Jump, Face Painting, Henna Tattoos, Games, Pony Rides. Open to public. 11... more »

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