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.
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!
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.
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.
The book and film “A Dog’s Purpose” leads one of our contributors to ask (and answer): “What is a Service Dog’s Purpose?”
Watch a service dog in action. A 2nd video shows the impact of one child with autism when he gets a service dog named Gus.
When a man with a brain injury and a service dog couldn’t find a job, Lowe’s of Canada, stepped in.
Many hearing dogs have used their exceptional ability to save the lives of their deaf human partners. Our regular “Fido” friends have often done the same. Here are a few stories of these heroic canines.
The use of animals, particularly dogs, to help people through crisis, has been well documented. Less known, however, are therapists whose certified pets assist during the counseling session. This wise book documents numerous therapeutic sessions with the help of a trio of Brussels Griffons.
Service dogs, like humans and their canine pets, are exploding. And we don’t just mean in numbers. Here’s how to help your dog stay fit.
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- Giving Thanks To All Our Dog Heroes
- Happy Halloween (boo!)
- Deserting Your Dog in a Disaster
- Book Review: Unsaid
- Dog Ownership: An Infographic
- Cannabis for ailing pets
- Lost Dog? Electronic savior to the rescue!
- Review: The Best Food for Your Dog (Did yours make the list?)
- A Service Dog’s Purpose
- Solving Dog Behavior Problems