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6:37 am on Monday October 22, 2012

Find Jake a home and grant his owner's dying wish

Photo by flickr member tornado of souls ♪ As if dealing with terminal cancer isn't enough, Myrtle Beach resident know only as Mr. Neill, is distraught about what will become of his beloved dog Jake after he's no longer able to take care of him. Jake...
12:29 am on Monday July 30, 2012

Beaufort rescue workers pull dog from downtown marsh (Updated)

Submitted Update: The Island Packet has published a report and offers a photo with the rescued dog being carried off and notes the animal had a collar and tag; see that report here. First reporting: A dog wandered into downtown's Beaufort marsh off...
7:06 am on Friday October 7, 2011

Amateur dog show coming to downtown Port Royal, for a cause

On Saturday, October 22, the "Amateur Dog Show" is coming to downtown Port Royal from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will benefit the Beaufort County Animal Shelter. Contestant pets will compete in three categories (cutest pet, best trick, best dressed) for...
1:27 pm on Tuesday August 2, 2011

Great-grandmother arrested for leaving grandchildren, pet inside sweltering car (update: bond reduced)

Image by Flickr user illogicoUpdate August 2: Great-grandmother Geneva Roper Johnson waived her right to a preliminary hearing after being charged with two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child. Her bail has also been reduced from $50,000 to $10...
3:57 am on Friday June 3, 2011

Deputy shoots and kills dog, situation investigated (update: Vet weighs in)

Image by Flickr user AllmightymoUpdate June 3: A veterinarian who examined Jake, the German Shepherd killed by a Charleston County Sheriff's deputy, doubts that the family pet was in an attack position when he was shot. It seems to me that the issue...
12:00 pm on Thursday May 26, 2011

One dog killed, numerous others hospitalized by escaped pit bull (update: to be euthanized)

Image by Flickr user This Year's LoveUpdate May 26: In a followup report, The Post and Courier has an update on the status of charges agains the pit bull's owner and notes that the dog will be put down. Read the report over here. Update February 24...
2:33 am on Monday April 11, 2011

Missing Midlands toddler kept warm by dog goes missing again; arrests made

The parents of 22-month-old Tyler Jacobson in Kershaw are now in jail facing charges of unlawful neglect of a child. Kershaw is a small town in South Carolina's midlands near Rock Hill and boasts a population of only a couple thousand — so it was...
1:55 am on Monday April 11, 2011

Missing Midlands toddler kept warm by dog goes missing again; arrests made

The parents of 22-month-old Tyler Jacobson in Kershaw are now in jail facing charges of unlawful neglect of a child. Kershaw is a small town in South Carolina's midlands near Rock Hill and boasts a population of only a couple thousand — so it was a...
9:09 pm on Sunday April 10, 2011

Missing Midlands toddler kept warm by dog goes missing again; Arrests made

The parents of 22-month-old Tyler Jacobson in Kershaw are now in jail facing charges of unlawful neglect of a child. Kershaw is a small town in South Carolina's midlands near Rock Hill and boasts a population of only a couple thousand, so it was a...
3:25 pm on Saturday March 12, 2011

Following dog-on-dog attacks, Charleston County park workers train to spot aggressive behavior

Image by Flickr user mikebaird Instead of banning breeds, Charleston County parks have decided to train workers to spot aggressive dogs over aggressive breeds.  Following the late February attack of a pit bull mix on a small dog at Wannamaker...

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