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Giving Thanks To All Our Dog Heroes

Thanksgiving: A time to remember and give thanks. The dogs in these stories, who have saved numerous lives, remind us to be grateful. To them, and to all the canines in our world, whether they be highly-trained service dogs or just the excitable puppy dashing about our feet we give thanks.

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Happy Halloween (boo!)

Do service dogs have fun? You bet they do! Here’s some in their Halloween finery, with other dogs in their fancy costumes. Enjoy and . . . don’t be scared!

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Deserting Your Dog in a Disaster

Disasters bring out the best — and worst of human behavior. This post describes how deserting your dog, cat or other pet could result in being charged with a felony. Also included: links to review legitimate charities to help both people and animals in need.

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Book Review: Unsaid

Dog Book Review: “Unsaid,” by Neil Abramson.

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Dog Ownership: An Infographic

Owning a dog brings joys, possibilities and responsibilities. This clever infographic from Clippers Ireland captures it all.

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Cannabis for ailing pets

As medical marijuana becomes more common as an aide to help people with various illnesses, another variety is slowly slipping into the arena to help pets. Some claim it’s a miracle drug; others site no difference. But, if you think you might want to try it to help your own ill pet, first know there […]

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Lost Dog

Lost Dog? Electronic savior to the rescue!

Many of us have had that heart-stopping moment when you realize your dog is not at your side or at home. We put up posters and check everywhere in vain. Now, finally, there is an electronic device to help us. Includes a link of reviews for some of the top electronic dog trackers.

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Review: The Best Food for Your Dog (Did yours make the list?)

Selecting nutritious dog food for your service dog or family pet isn’t easy. Labels are confusing and the wrong choice can be downright dangerous.

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A Service Dog’s Purpose

The book and film “A Dog’s Purpose” leads one of our contributors to ask (and answer): “What is a Service Dog’s Purpose?”

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Solving Dog Behavior Problems

Behavior problems preclude many service dogs from completing their training AND are the primary reason dogs end up in shelters. Tom Clarke, Marketing Manager for the Australian company, “Greyhounds as Pets,” has composed a brilliant infographic outlining and simplifying this serious problem.

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