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.
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.
People often grieve deeply when they lose their dog. But the opposite may be no less true. Here are some signs of a grieving dog and ways to help.
Consider these astrological signs to explain your service dog or pet dog’s personality.
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.
There is a new type of working dog, trained specifically to combat the explosives used by terrorists. Unlike bomb dogs, which focus on a stationary object, the “anti-terrorist” trained dog can follow the vapor from explosives, which lingers in the air and on the terrorists’ clothes or body.
Driving down the road, you glance at another car going by and the bright jacket of a service dog catches your eye. A fuzzy head is hanging out the rear window, snout turned into the free-flowing breeze, fur blowing fiercely as the car speeds off.
It’s Valentine’s Day, an opportunity to remind those you love (both human and four-footers) how much they mean to you. But how about a special valentine for yourself? We love books about dogs and this one, Fixing Freddie, is one we think many dog lovers will enjoy. It’s about a woman trying to get her […]
You’ve seen the adorable videos and pictures of a beautifully decorated box to be greeted with a puppy jumping out to lick your face. It makes for some adorable photos and Christmas morning videos, but before you give a puppy as a Christmas gift, consider these tips.
Do you like to dress up your pup for Halloween? Here’s what he or she really thinks about that! Includes safety tips along with great photos from Gloria Yarina.
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