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A Secret Service dog died in New Orleans, La., Saturday night, after a tragic falling accident, according to USA Today. The dog, a Belgian Malinois, fell from the six-story Premier Parking garage in the 900 block of Iberville Street near the Ritz-Carlton Hotel at 6 p.m. The Secret Service was running a bomb sweep in anticipation of a visit from Vice President Joe Biden. WWL-TV in New Orleans reported that federal agents rushed the dog by motorcade to Metairie Small Animal Hospital, but doctors were unable to save the animal....

A Belgian Malinois. podilatis, Flickr Obviously the news this week has been dominated by one story: the demise of Osama bin Laden. While the grisly details of that affair may not be something you'd typically read about under the Paw Nation masthead, it is worth mentioning that this, like many U.S. military actions before it, involves four-legged, furry heroics. That's right; the Navy SEAL team that brought down Osama bin Laden counted a single canine unit among its ranks, according to the Huffington Post. The exact identity of the dog, like its Navy SEAL counterparts, remains a mystery. Reportedly the animal was a Belgian Malinois, although reports indicate it may have been a German shephe...

Kerrie Tatarka When it comes to the coveted Best in Show title at New York's illustrious Westminster Dog Show, it takes a precise blend of breeding, training and, of course, primping to impress the judges. Lucky for SeaWorld Orlando trainer Jamie Stanley-Bahnsen of Orlando, Florida, her Belgian Malinois, Harley, is all business when it's time to get in the ring. Meet Harley If the breed Belgian Malinois doesn't ring any bells, it's not just you. Although it bears a passing resemblance to the German shepherd, the Belgian Malinois isn't a breed you're likely to see at the dog park. Like other members of the herding group, Harley's breed is best known for its high energy level and intelligen...

Flickr/podilatis Name: Belgian Malinois Personality: As you might expect of the official dog of the United States Secret Service, the Belgian Malinois has an almost unparalleled drive to learn, work and please its owner. As long as it's well-trained, the Malinois is friendly; otherwise, its restlessness might prove destructive. The American Kennel Club describes the Malinois as an "alert, high-energy breed," while the American Belgian Malinois Club Web site says, "Whatever they do, they do to the maximum: whether that be work, play, or just adoring you, their master." Both clubs note that, during its first two years of life, the Belgian Malinois may act even more overly exuberant, goofy, o...